Joe Torres’ annual Leo Party raises $26,607.01

by MK Scott

Last Sunday, August 11, was the 16th Annual LEO party at Neighbours Nightclub in Capitol Hill. Joe Torres’ annual birthday event and fundraiser for the Leo Foundation brought in $26,607.01 for Seattle Counseling Service, Entre Hermanos and SOMOS Seattle.

The evening started at 6pm with go-go dancers most of whom came to the event from out of state and included Carlos Castro, Curtis Goodman, Eric Michael Morgan, Jackson Salinas, Urtreen White, and Nathanael Nussa.

Hosted by Aleksa Manila, the event then featured performances by Atasha Manila, Carlos, Milla Sky, Kylie Archer, and Isaac Scott. Special guest Derrick Barry from ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ made her Seattle debut as Mariah Carey and then went back to being Britney later in the evening.

For more information about this event and to make a financial contribution in support of these important community service organizations, please visit

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