Monarch's Blog April 2019

33rd Night of a Thousand Gowns, Saturday April 6, New York Marriott Marquis

Thank you to The Imperial Court of New York for a wonderful Coronation. Congratulations to Empress XXXII Gaye Banter and Emperor XVII & XXVII Rob Hunter de Woofs on a successful reign. All the best to the newly crowned Monarchs: Emperor XXVIII Antonio T. Ventura and Empress XXXIII Chuleta Devine. May you have a fantastic reign.  It was a pleasure to see friends from the International Court System. I met so many wonderful people this weekend and thank you for spending your time with me.
In service, HMISM Emperor 32 of The Imperial Court Of Toronto, The “Randy” Emperor

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Regal Beagle BINGO, Sunday April 7, The Black Eagle Toronto

This was a special Easter Edition of Regal Beagle BINGO at the Black Eagle. It was a great afternoon with lots of cash and prizes given away including Easter hats, gift cards/certificates to Pizza Pizza, Mc Cafe, Pizza Nova, bunny masks, lotto tickets, bunny ears and so much more! It was marvellous to see so many members from the Imperial Court of Toronto (TICOT) at the event including Emperor 25 Ron DaMae Bouvier, Empress 23 Thelma Bouvier, Empress 11 Rose, Kathy Sparkles, Davey Diamonds (David), Xavier and Ross Scorch. We also had members of SPEARHEAD join us including VP John Thompson, Treasurer Ron, Membership Director and Webmaster Charles Macphee, Publications Director Xavier, Scott, Michael and Ross. Always nice to have guests like Rockey May, Robert, Tino, Alan, Wayne, Steve, Jacques, Mano, Naresh and Ryan come join us for BINGO too! Thanks to the Black Eagle Toronto (Carlos, Michael, Joe Black, Frank and Matt) for all of your help with the event. Thank you also to the Black Eagle for sponsoring the shooters and cash prizes. Thank you Davey Diamonds and Ross for the prize donations. The yummy treats by Xavier was much appreciated! Thank you Emperor 25 Ron DaMae Bouvier for selling raffle tickets. Thank you Emperor 25 Ron and Empress 23 Thelma for counting the money raised at this event. $600 was raised for the Imperial Court of Toronto's Reign 32 charities Rainbow Railroad, Supporting Our Youth and the Toronto People With AIDS Foundation Food Access Programs. Thank you all once again and I hope to see you all out for the next Regal Beagle BINGO at the Black Eagle on Sunday May 5 (and every first Sunday of the month, 4-8pm) for more cash, more prizes and more fun!  Photos by: Kathy Sparkles and Ross 
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 Bekka Blake

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 Candidate Show Supporting Jeramie Lionheart Davidson Montgomery, Friday April 13, MES Lounge, Buffalo

Congratulations to Jeramie A Rutland the candidate for Emperor 29 of the Imperial Court Of Buffalo and his team on raising over $1200 at his candidate show. So many supporters came out from all over to take part in this wonderful event: Buffalo, New York, Washington DC, Fort Erie, Waterfall Empire, London, Toronto and more. Well done!
In service, HMISM Emperor 32 of The Imperial Court Of Toronto, The “Randy” Emperor

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The Red Dress Ball, Saturday April 13, 519 Church St

Thank you so much to the organizers of the Red Dress Ball: Matt Hyams, Brandon Hamilton and Barrett Morrison for a great event! It was an event in support of the Toronto PWA's Friends For Life Bike Rally. Members of TICOT had a wonderful time including HMISM Emperor 32 The Randy Emperor, HMIM Empress 32 & 27 Teran Blake, HMIM Empress 26 & 6 Michelle DuBarry, HIM Emperor 30 Jason Dickson-Vanderbit, HIM Empress 30 Nikki Chin, ICP 30 Rachael Temptation, members of our executive board Rachelle & David Valois, Jeff, Jim, Jason, Alan and Ross. Congratulations on the success of this event.

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TICOT Brunch, Sunday April 14, The Garage On Church St

Thank you for everyone’s support at the TICOT Brunch. As always the Garage had wonderful food and great service. This show was hosted by King Father 2018 Billy Blake and Mr. Waterfall 2019 Brody Valencia. Kathy Sparkles and Alan J Dickinson recorded the performances for our social media platforms. Dwayne and David collected the money raised at the event. Thank you Emperor 31, 29 & 22 Hunter James for the poster design. Thank you to Queen Mum 2018 Endora St. Moorehead for selling the Canada 50 Decriminalization pins and Melanie for selling raffle tickets. Thank you to everyone that contributed to the raffle and door prizes. Congratulations to all of the winners. $630 was raised and all of the proceeds will go to the Reign 32 charities: The People With AIDS Foundation Food Programs, Rainbow Railroad and SOY. 

The show featured performances by: HMISM Emperor 32 The Randy Emperor, HMIM Empress 26 & 6 Michelle DuBarry, HMIH Imperial Crown Prince Billy Blake, HMISM Emperor 24 of the Waterfall Empire Daemon Valencia, ICP 30 Rachael Temptation, Mr. Waterfall 2019 Brody, Davey Diamonds and Robert Jeyes. It was a pleasure to have many members with us including HMIM Empress 32 & 27 Teran Blak , Emperor 30 Jason Dickson-Vanderbilt, Empress 30 Nikki Chin, Emperor 27 Big Kris, Emperor 26 Ricky Lake Ontario, Jeff, Jim, Fontaine, Jason, Dushy, Kevin and Ross. Thank you so much to members of the Waterfall Empire and RISCLSWO Inc. for joining us: HMISM Emperor 24 of the Waterfall Empire Daemon Valencia, Mr. Waterfall 2019 Brody, Jason, Stacy, ICP 9 Ajay LeBlanc and his mom. Thank you! To everyone that came out to the TICOT Brunch, your support is greatly appreciated. Photos by Ross and The Randy Emperor  

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 Bekka Blake

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Bring On The Flowers, Saturday April 20, The Garage On Church St

Congratulations to Rachelle Valois on a fantastic Bring On The Flowers event. Thank you to the Garage On Church Street and everyone that came out in support.  So many wonderful hats and fascinators in the competition. The field was narrowed down to three finalist: Fontaine, Michelle DuBarry and Ross Scorch. The winner was Empress 26 & 6 Michelle Dubarry! Congratulations to all of the winners and winners of the raffle.  $800 was raised for the reign 32 charities: The Toronto People With AIDS Foundation Food Programs, Rainbow Railroad and Supporting Our Youth. Thank you all for your support.  

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 Bekka Blake

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TICOT Brunch, Sunday April 21, The Garage On Church St

Thank you for everyone’s support at the TICOT Brunch. The Garage had wonderful food and great service. This show was hosted by HMIH ICP to Reign 32 Billy Blake and HMIH ICP to Reign 32 Bekka Blake. Thank you Kathy Sparkles for recording the performances for our social media platforms and collecting the money raised at the event. Thank you to Queen Mum 2018 Endora St. Moorehead (James) for selling the Canada 50 pins, Davey Diamonds for selling raffle tickets and Kevin for handing out tickets for the door prizes. Thank you to everyone that contributed to the raffle and door prizes including the massage sessions donated by Kenneth Goldmann. Congratulations to all of the winners. $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. Thank you!  The show featured performances by: HMIM Empress 26 & 6 Michelle DuBarry, HMIH Imperial Crown Prince Billy Blake, HMIH Imperial Crown Princess Bekka Blake, Cereza Reina, Davey Diamonds (David), James Glaab and Fontaine. It was a pleasure to have many members with us including HMIM Empress 32 & 27 Teran Blake (Rick), Mr. Trillium 2018 Kenneth Goldmann, Melanie, Adam N., Dushy and Ross. To everyone that came out to the TICOT Brunch, your support is greatly appreciated. We will be back again at the Garage on Church on the 2nd & 3rd Sunday of the month, 1pm to 3:30pm.  

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 Bekka Blake

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 TICOT Drag BINGO, Sunday April 28, Flash On Church St

TICOT’s Drag BINGO at Flash on Sunday April 28 was Hosted by HIM Empress 31Morgan James and special guest caller HIH Princess Royale Rachelle Valois. Thank you to Flash on Church, George Pratt and Sid for all of your support. Thank you to everyone that contributed to the raffle prizes and the raffle tickets were handled by Kathy Cougar, Dushy, Davey Diamonds ( David ) and Empress Morgan James. Congratulations to all of the winners. Thank you to everyone that came out including: Empress 23 Thelma Bouvier, Empress 11 Rose, George Palmer, David Van Tonder, Alan J Dickinson and Ross Scorch. $700 was raised at the TICOT Drag BINGO for the TICOT Reign 32 Charities of Choice: Rainbow Railroad, The Toronto People With AIDS Foundation and Supporting Our Youth. Remember to get your Queen Mum 2018 Endora's (James Jaime Clark) fundraiser pins (Canada 50 Decriminalization) for $5 each before they are sold out. Thank you for everyone’s support, it wouldn’t be possible without all of you.  

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 Bekka Blake.

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Endora’s Salute To Great Imposters, Sunday April 28, COCK Bar

Thank you to everyone that came out to Endora's Salute To The Great Imposters The New Generation at COCK.  Many thanks to HIH Queen Mum 2018 Endora St. Moorehead and her team (Michelle, Morgan, Jim Cooke, Trevor, Jeff) for a fabulous evening. The newly renovated COCK establishment looked fantastic. Thank you so much to George Pratt for allowing us the space to hold this event and to the staff for all of your help: Newton, George Young, Rick and DJ Nyte Hawk. Thank you to the Great Imposters The New Generation: Bryan Greenwood, Rick Morton, Matt Vreeland, Bunni Lapin and Jeff Christensen for a wonderful show. Thank you to Davey Diamonds for working at the admission door, Rachelle Valois for collecting performer tips and Kevin Gl for selling raffle tickets. Thank you Alan J Dickinson for recording the performances by The Great Imposters The New Generation, Empress 32 & 27 Teran Blake and Emperor 32 The Randy Emperor, Empress 31 & 29 Morgan James, Empress 26 & 6 Michelle Dubarry, Kathy Cougar, James Pawley, Rachelle Valois, Kitten Kaboodle & Jim Cooke. Look out for the upcoming interview conducted by Empress Morgan James of Bryan Greenwood of The Great Imposters and recorded by Carolyn Kelly. It was so nice to see many people in support of this event: Empress 30 Nikki Chin, Emperor 27 Big Kris, Empress 23 Thelma Bouvier, Empress 11 Rose, George Palmer, Alain Paquette, Cereza Reina Twist, Anita Nayme, Shane Sapphire Brandt, Steve, Kevin and Ross Scorch. Thank you to eveyone that donated a door/raffle prize including Empress 31 & 29 Morgan James and Emperor 31, 29 & 22 Hunter James, Bryan Greenwood (Crystal Countess) and James Pawley, Kitten Kaboodle and Jim Cooke, Terry Wilson, Cyprian Designs and Endora St. Moorehead. $1100 was raised for The Imperial Court Of Toronto’s Reign 32 charities: The Toronto People with AIDS (PWA) Foundation Food Programs, Rainbow Railroad and Supporting Our Youth (SOY). Thank you to everyone that came out.  Photos by: Emperor 32, The Randy Emperor and Ross  

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 Bekka Blake

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