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Drag Queen Bingo Raises Funds for The Life Group LA

Wednesday May 17, 2017

This Thursday, May 18, actress/author Alison Arngrim of "Little House on the Prairie" fame will be the Legendary Drag Queen Bingo's celebrity ball caller at the 7 p.m. game located at Hamburger Mary's West Hollywood.

All money raised at the Bingo benefits The Life Group LA, a coalition of people dedicated to the education, empowerment and emotional support of persons both infected and affected by HIV/AIDS so that they may make informed choices and decisions regarding their healthcare and personal well being. Donations are warmly welcome on their website at

New York Times Best Selling author of "Confessions of A Prairie Bitch: How I Survived Nellie Oleson and Learned to Love Being Hated," Alison Arngrim is best known to viewers world-wide for her portrayal of the incredibly nasty "Nellie Oleson" on the much loved, long running hit television series "Little House On The Prairie," and continues to amuse audiences through her many film, television, stage and multimedia appearances.

Her one-woman show "Confessions of a Prairie Bitch," which started at Club Fez in New York in 2002, has now become a worldwide phenomenon, having been performed to packed houses in New York, Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, Green Bay, San Francisco, Seattle, and in France, where Arngrim performs entirely in French to standing room only crowds in her all-French version titled: "Confessions d'une Garce de La Prairie" and "La Malle aux Tresors de Nellie Oleson."

As a stand-up comedian, Arngrim has headlined at nightclubs such as the Laugh Factory, the Comedy Store and the Improv in Los Angeles; as well as the Laurie Beechman Theatre in New York and assorted comedy venues all across the United States and Canada.

She is currently starring in two comedy series pilots: "Life Interrupted," as the ex-wife of commercial child star Mason Reese, with Erin Murphy, ("Bewitched") as her new wife and Dawn Wells, ("Gilligan's Island), as her mother, as well as, "C.P.R. - Child Performers Resurrection Talent Agency," as an ex-child star gone wrong, trying to save herself and her assorted misfit cohorts by opening a talent agency.

The Life Group LA, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit was founded in 2005 and provides free of charge, much needed information and emotional support through medical forums, emotional support groups and the POZ Life Weekend Seminar. All services are offered in a non-judgmental and safe environment with compassion and understanding.

Safety, respect and confidentiality are the cornerstones of Life Group LA's philosophy. It is accomplished by providing trained support group facilitators for emotional support groups and POZ Life Weekend Seminars. These facilitators have been trained in the art of active listening and conduct themselves with empathy and compassion.

Life Group LA's next big fundraising event is already underway. Open enrollment is happening now for the 12th Annual "Saddle Up LA." Saddle Up LA is an AIDS Benefit Horseback Trail Ride, think AIDS WALK but on horses. The event is a wonderful horse ride in the Beautiful and Majestic Griffith Park Mountains. That evening will end with a Country BBQ, entertainment, awards ceremony and a silent action. The event is will be held Saturday July 15, 2017. Open registration & support donations is happening now at

Drag Queen Bingo to support The Life Group LA with Alison Arngrim will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday May 18 at Hamburger Mary's West Hollywood, 8288 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069. $20 Suggested Donation. For information or tickets, call 323-654-3800 or visit


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