Monarch's Blog January 2019

TICOT Investiture 2, Out Of Town Investiture & Elevations, Saturday January 12, Buddies In Bad Times

Thank you to everyone that came out to TICOT’s Investiture 2, The Out Of Town Investiture and Elevations at Buddies In Bad Times on Saturday January 12. It was wonderful to have so many supporters in attendance. Thank you to HIH Kathy Sparkles for setting up the arrangements with Buddies In Bad Times for this event. Thank you to Buddies In Bad Times for allowing us this space to hold our Investiture. Thank you to HIH George Palmer for providing the food. Thank you to our Minister of Protocol and HIM Dowager Empress 31 & 29 Morgan James and HIM Dowager Emperor 31, 29 & 22, Heir Apparent to Emperor 32 Hunter James for the beautiful title certificates, the script, crest, poster design and use of the State sword. The photo used in the advertisement was by the incredible David Hawe.  

A fantastic job by the Imperial Crown Princess to Reign 32 Rebekka Blake, American ½ Emperor Anthony Lenczyk (Emperor 28 of the ICOB), Imperial Crown Prince to Reign 32 Billy Blake, Canadian ½ Empress Miss Drew (Empress 16, Topaz Trinity Monarch 23 of the Waterfall Empire) and Canadian ½ Emperor Rhyan Stone in hosting the event. Thank you ICP Rebekka Blake for producing the event and ICP Billy Blake and Steph for the music. Thank you to HIH George Palmer for looking after the admission door, HIH David Valois for looking after the money that was raised and HIH Ross Scorch for providing the kneeling bench. It was an honour to have our charity, Supporting Our Youth, in attendance to speak about the work that they do.

 The Investiture show featured many fantastic performances: HMISM Emperor 32 - The Randy Emperor and HMIM Regent Empress 32 & 27 Teran Blake, Canadian 1/2 Empress: HIM Empress 16, Topaz Trinity Monarch 23 of the Waterfall Empire Miss Drew, Canadian ½ Emperor Rhyan Stone, American ½ Emperor Anthony Lenczyk (HMISM Emperor 28 of the ICOB), HMISM Empress 24 of the Waterfall Empire Misery Rayne, HMRISM Emperor 9 of RISCLSWO Geoff Fa Fa, HMISM Emperor 24 of the Waterfall Empire Daemon Valencia, HIM Empress 7 of RISCLSWO Magenta Lionheart Davidson, HMIH ICP Billy Blake and HMIH ICP Rebekka Blake. Thank you also to HMRISM Regent Empress 9 of RISCLSWO Suzanne Couture Daniels for attending the event despite the unfortunate circumstances.  

Thank you to HIH Kathy Sparkles for promoting the event on social media and recording the performances. Thank you also to Alan J Dickinson for also recording the event and producing the Reign 32 collection buckets.  

We had guests from The Imperial Court of the Waterfall Empire of Hamilton, Niagara, and Tri-Cities, The Royal Imperial Sovereign Court of London Southwestern Ontario and the Imperial Court Of Buffalo. We hope that you enjoy the titles that you have received. Your support is greatly appreciated! We also presented titles to new TICOT members and a few elevations as well. Congratulations to all! Congratulations to HIM Empress 30 Nikki Chin on being named Heir Apparent to Empress 32.  

Thank you to everyone that donated an item for the raffle draws: Amped Accessories (Fendi), Bryan Greenwood (Crystal Countess by Greenwood Design), Canadian 1/2 Empress: HIM Empress 16, Topaz Trinity Monarch 23 Miss Drew, HIM Emperor John Ribson, HIH George Palmer, HMIH ICP Rebekka Blake, HIH Queen Mum 2018 Endora St. Moorehead and Stacy Coneybeare and The Waterfall Empire. Thank you to HIH Robert Jeyes for looking after the raffle ticket sales. Congratulations to all of the winners. Mr. Trillium 2018 Kenneth Goldmann also sold raffle tickets for the Massage Raffle in support of the Reign 32 charities.  

Thank you to HMIM Empress 32 & 27 Teran Blake. We couldn’t have completed this round of titling without you. There couldn’t be a better duet song to perform with you than ‘I Got You Babe’. Thank you for being there for me.  

Investiture 2 raised $1,200+ for our charities of choice: Rainbow Railroad, The Toronto People With AIDS Foundation Food Access Programs and Supporting Our Youth. On behalf of the Upper House of Reign 32, thank you all for making this event a great success! We appreciate each and every one of you for supporting our first State Event together as The Randy House Of Blake.  

In service, HMISM Emperor 32, The “Randy” Emperor, HMIM Regent Empress 32 & 27 Teran Blake, HMIH Imperial Crown Prince to Reign 32 Billy Blake and HMIH Imperial Crown Princess to Reign 32 Rebekka Blake  

Photos by Ross Scorch and Kathy Sparkles

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TICOT Brunch “Happy Birthday ICP Rebekka Blake”, Sunday January 13, Garage On Church

Thank you so much for everyone’s support this Sunday January 12 at the TICOT Brunch held at the Garage on Church. Thank you to the Garage, Pierre and the staff for having us. It was the birthday show of HMIH Imperial Crown Princess to Reign 32 Rebekka Blake. Thank you for letting us celebrate with you at the Open Stage show! Great job with selling raffle tickets by Davey Diamonds. Mr. Trillium 2018 Kenneth Goldmann was also on hand to sell raffle tickets for the Massage Raffle in support of the Reign 32 charities. Kathy Sparkles recorded the performances for our social media platforms. Thank you!
We were fortunate to have a full lineup of performers at the show: HMIM Regent Empress 32 & 27 Teran Blake (Rick), HMIH Imperial Crown Prince Billy Blake, HMIM Empress 6 & 26 Michelle DuBarry, HMISM Emperor 24 of the Waterfall Empire Daemon Valencia, Yuki Blossom, Cereza Reina, James G, Brody, Kathy Cougar and Anita Nayme. It was a pleasure to see HIM Emperor 30 Jason Dickson-Vanderbilt, HIM Emperor 20 David Beauchamp, David and Rachelle (Dwayne) Valois, Melanie, John, Scott, Alex, Fontaine, Alan, Scott, Adam, Kevin Gl and Ross Scorch.  

Thank you so much to members of the Waterfall Empire for coming to Brunch this Sunday: HMISM Emperor 24 of the Waterfall Empire Daemon Valencia, Stacy and Brody. Thank you! We wish Jason a speedy recovery.

To everyone that came out to the event, your support is greatly appreciated. If you missed this event, don’t worry, we will be back again at the Garage on Church on the 3rd Sunday of the month. $400 was raised and all of the proceeds will go to the Reign 32 charities: The People With AIDS Foundation Food Programs, Rainbow Railroad and Supporting Our Youth.  Photos by Ross Scorch  

In service, HMISM Emperor 32, The “Randy” Emperor, HMIM Regent Empress 32 & 27, Teran Blake
HMIH Imperial Crown Prince to Reign 32 Billy Blake and HMIH Imperial Crown Princess to Reign 32 Rebekka Blake

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Waterfall Empire Investiture 2, Saturday January 19, Levity Comedy Club Hamilton

Thank you so much to HMISM Emperor XXIV Daemon Valencia and HMISM Empress XXIV Misery Rayne and the Waterfall Empire for the wonderful evening at Investiture II. It was a pleasure to see courtiers from the realms of RISCLSWO and D.C too. The transformation of Levity was amazing. Great job by the hosts of the evening: Emperor of DC Trace Couture Kennady-Smith, Empress 16 & Topaz Trinity Monarch of the Waterfall Empire Miss Drew, Emperor 30 of TICOT Jason Dickson-Vanderbilt and ICP to Reign 32 of TICOT Rebekka Blake. Congratulations to the Waterfall Empire on a very successful event. It was wonderful to have so many TICOT members brave the weather to attend the Investiture: HMIM Regent Empress 32 & 27 Teran Blake, Emperor 30 Jason Dickson- Vanderbilt, ICP to Reign 32 Billy Blake, ICP to Reign 32 Rebekka Blake, Canadian 1/2 Emperor Rhyan Stone, Social Convener Kathy Sparkles, Melanie L and Ross Scorch. Thank you Kathy Sparkles for driving.  

In service, HMISM Emperor 32, The Randy Emperor, HMIM Regent Empress 32 & 27, Teran Blake,
Imperial Crown Prince to Reign 32 Billy Blake and Imperial Crown Princess to Reign 32 Rebekka Blake

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TICOT Brunch “Let’s Hear It For The Boys”, Sunday January 20, Garage On Church

Thank you so much for everyone’s support this Sunday January 20 at the TICOT Brunch held at the Garage on Church. Thank you to the Garage and the staff for having us. The open stage show was hosted by HMISM Emperor 32 The Randy Emperor and HMIH Imperial Crown Prince to Reign 32 Billy Blake. Thank you to Davey Diamonds(David) and Ross Scorch for selling raffle tickets. Mr. Trillium 2018 Kenneth Goldmann was also on hand to sell raffle tickets for the Massage Raffle in support of the Reign 32 charities. Thank you! The the three grand prize draws for a hour massage will be held at TICOT BINGO on January 27 at Flash on Church.  

We were fortunate to have a full lineup of performers at the show: HMIM Regent Empress 32 & 27 Teran Blake (Rick), HMIH Imperial Crown Prince Billy Blake (Chantelle), HMIM Empress 6 & 26 Michelle DuBarry, ICP to Reign 9 of RISCLSWO Ajay LeBlanc, Yuki Blossom, Cereza Reina, Davey Diamonds and James G. It was a pleasure to see HIM Emperor 8 Andre Heasman, Melanie, Fontaine, Scott, Adam, Kevin Gl and Ross Scorch.  

To everyone that came out to the event, your support is greatly appreciated. If you missed this event, don’t worry, we will be back again at the Garage on Church on the 2nd and 3rd Sunday of the month. $300 was raised and all of the proceeds will go to the Reign 32 charities: The People With AIDS Foundation Food Programs, Rainbow Railroad and Supporting Our Youth. 

Photos by Ross Scorch  

In service, HMISM Emperor 32, The “Randy” Emperor, HMIM Regent Empress 32 & 27, Teran Blake,
HMIH Imperial Crown Prince to Reign 32 Billy Blake and HMIH Imperial Crown Princess to Reign 32 Rebekka Blake

The Stars Reach Out to PWA in Honour Of Chris Edwards, Thursday January 24, Woody’s/Sailor

Congratulations Amanda Roberts and the Toronto People With AIDS Foundation on the success of The Stars Reach Out to PWA in Honour Of Chris Edwards. Thank you to Dean Odorico, Steven and the staff at Woody's/Sailor, for a wonderful evening. A great lineup of performers took to the stage to raise funds for a good cause. TICOT was honoured to come out and support this event.  

In service, HMISM Emperor 32, The “Randy” Emperor, HMIM Empress 32 & 27, Teran Blake,
HMIH Imperial Crown Prince to Reign 32 Billy Blake and HMIH Imperial Crown Princess to Reign 32 Rebekka Blake

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Coronation Ball for The Imperial Sun Court of All Florida, Saturday January 26, Embassy Suites Hotel-Fort Lauderdale, FL

This was the 1st Coronation Ball for The Imperial Sun Court of All Florida. Congratulations to TMIM Czar Marc Veins & Czarina

Barbie LaChoy on a successful year!  Congratulations to the newest Monarchs, His Most Imperial Sovereign Majesty, Emperor 1 John Walters and Her Most Imperial Sovereign Majesty Empress 1 Candy Cox. We wish you all the best for your Reign.   Thank you to Emperor 30 Jason Dickson-Vanderbilt and Kathy Sparkles for representing TICOT at the Florida Coronation.  

Photos by: Kathy Sparkles

TICOT Drag BINGO, Sunday January 27, Flash On Church

Thank you to Flash on Church, our hostess Empress 31 & 29 Morgan James and Sid for all of your support. Thank you to everyone that contributed to the raffle prizes and congratulations to all of the winners. $800 was raised for the TICOT Reign 32 Charities of Choice. Thank you to everyone that came out including: Regent Empress 32 & 27 Teran Blake (Rick), ICP Billy Blake (Chantelle),

ICP Rebekka Blake, Emperor 25 Ron DaMae Bouvier, Empress 23 Thelma Bouvier, Empress 11 Rose, Mr. Trillium 2018 Kenneth Goldmann, Dwayne A Moore, Kathy Cougar, Davey Diamonds (David), Alan J Dickinson, Kevin Gl, Ross Scorch, Melanie and Stacy and Matthew from the Waterfall Empire. It wouldn’t be possible without all of you.

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The winners of the 1 Hour Massage Raffle by Mr. Trillium 2018 Kenneth Goldmann were drawn. Congratulations to all of the winners! Congrats also to Mr. Trillium 2018 Kenneth Goldmann for raising $500 with the proceeds going towards the Reign 32 Charities of Choice: PWA Food Programs, Rainbow Railroad and SOY. THANK YOU!  

Thank you HMIM Regent Empress 32 & 27 Teran Blake, HIM Emperor 27 Big Kris, HIH George Palmer and Canadian 1/2 Emperor to Reign 32 Rhyan Stone for representing TICOT at RISCLSWO Investiture 2: Switch Night in London. Your support is greatly appreciated.  

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In service, HMISM Emperor 32, The “Randy” Emperor, HMIM Empress 32 & 27, Teran Blake,
HMIH Imperial Crown Prince to Reign 32 Billy Blake and HMIH Imperial Crown Princess to Reign 32 Rebekka Blake

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