There are many ways to have a Pink Flamingo Fundraiser but in Palm Springs it is a special event. As reported in The Desert Sun, the local Palm Springs newspaper contestants decorated plastic flamingos for a $1000 total grand prize. Billed as ” The Flamingos of The Desert Contest“ and held at Azul Tapas Lounge in Palm Springs the event was highly successful.
Contestants decorated Pink Lawn Flamingos and then their creations were put on display to garner votes. Each flamingo cost the contestant $25 and then were auctioned of after the winner was selected. Azul owner George Kessinger said that he had held a similar event ten years ago and had raised approx $25.000. Organizers of this event expected to raise approx. 1,200 for the evening.
Guest paid $.50 cents to vote and Mike McLains flamingo titled Priscilla, Queen of the Desert collected $53 in votes.
The Pink Flamingos were provided by www.ThePinkflamingoSite.com
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