The Tom of Finland Black & Grey Birthday Bash â€“ Long Beach, California
The Black & Grey Birthday Bash was held at Pistons Bar at 2020 E. Artesia Blvd., Long Beach, CA, and was produced by Mr. Pistons Leather 2010, Marcus J. Hopkins, hosted by Mr. CSW Leather 2010-2011, Louie Pacheco, and MCed by Mr. Los Angeles Leather 2000 and Detour Leather 2000, Jeff Wacha. The event was organized to benefit the Tom of Finland Foundation and the Mr. CSW Leather 2010-2011 travel fund in order to fund his trip to compete at American Brotherhood Weekend for the title of American Leatherman 2010.
Events included the Tom of Finland Silent Auction, a titleholder auction featuring The L.A. Ten titleholders, and fantastic raffle prizes.
At the end of the event, we managed to raise $1,344 for the Mr. CSW Leather Travel Fund, $150 for the Mr. Los Angeles Leather 2010 Travel Fund, and $700 for the Tom of Finland Foundation, a grand total of $2,194.
-Marcus J. Hopkins
Mr. Pistons Leather 2010