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Remembering And Celebrating The Life of The Boys Town Gang Lead Singer Cynthia Manley

Remembering And Celebrating The Life of The Boys Town Gang Lead Singer Cynthia Manley
Boys Town Gang Lead Singer Cynthia Manley

This post will be dedicated in remembering and celebrating the life of the Boys Town Gang Lead Singer Disco Diva Cynthia Manley.

Remembering And Celebrating The Life of The Boys Town Gang Lead Singer Cynthia Manley

Cynthia Manley was born on Edmond, Oklahoma, January 27, 1955 and die on September 10, 2020.

Remembering And Celebrating The Life of The Boys Town Gang Lead Singer Cynthia Manley

Producer/DJ Bill Motley created an opportunity to form a group that catered to San Francisco large Gay clientele. So he casted hundreds of vocalists male and female for the group lead position. Entertainer and singer Cynthia Manley made it to the lead spot.

Boys Town Gang Lead Singer Cynthia Manley, Lourdes Duque Baron

Remember Me“/”Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” written by Ashford & Simpson was released with Cynthia Manley vocals. The songs took off to the top of Billboard Magazine Dance Club Songs chart putting them on #5 in USA.

Cynthia Manley was also a humanitarian who participated in by donating her time and money for HIV/AIDS Awareness prevention, research and education.

Remembering And Celebrating The Life of The Boys Town Gang Lead Singer Cynthia Manley
Photo Courtesy of Cynthia Manley
Boys Town Gang Lead Singer Cynthia Manley

Not only she raised money for HIV/AIDS Walk Los Angeles benefiting AIDS Project Los Angeles tru team Diversity News 3960, but she also helped American Cancer Society Benefit by performing at their event.

Photo Courtesy of Cynthia Manley
Photo Courtesy of Cynthia Manley

Cynthia Manley tour included Korea and Europe, Brazil…and many more.

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA – NOVEMBER 01: Cynthia Manley arrives at the Paparazzi Comedy at Jon Lovitz Comedy Club on November 1, 2012 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/WireImage)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA – NOVEMBER 01: Cynthia Manley arrives at the Paparazzi Comedy at Jon Lovitz Comedy Club on November 1, 2012 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/WireImage)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA – NOVEMBER 01: Cynthia Manley arrives at the Paparazzi Comedy at Jon Lovitz Comedy Club on November 1, 2012 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/WireImage)

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This post will be updated with lot os photos and videos. RIP Cynthia Manley. Dear Cynthia Manley was so kind, lovable and beautiful lady. Thank You.

The 31st Annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles 2015 Raised $2,375,946 at Event

Celebrities, elected leaders, and 20,000 other caring people united to raise funds for much needed HIV/AIDS services and prevention programs.

On Sunday, October 11, 2015, MZA Events held their 31st annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles in West Hollywood Park at 647 N San Vicente Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069 from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.

More than 20, 0000 caring celebrities, elected leaders, corporations, small business and caring participants showed unity to raise funds, education, find the cure for HIV/AIDS and awareness for our next generations with new services and prevention programs.

“Today’s high temperatures did not stop our supporters from turning out in massive numbers and raising $2,375,946,” said AIDS Walk Founder and Senior Organizer Craig R. Miller.“Just as they have since the beginning of the epidemic, this inspiring community continues to manifest the commitment, compassion, and power necessary to end AIDS, regardless of the political, epidemiological, or literal climate. AIDS Walk supporters are anything but fair-weather friends. They tough it out with us year after year, no matter what.”

“We are incredibly thankful for everyone who raised funds, showed up this morning, and braved the heat to do the Walk with us,” APLA Chief Executive Officer Craig E. Thompson said. “We are at a pivotal moment in the epidemic. The funds raised through the Walk give us an opportunity to really change its arc by ensuring that people living with HIV and AIDS are getting the support and health care they need while now also being able to deliver health care—including HIV testing, STD screening, and PrEP—to HIV-negative individuals in L.A. County. It’s a pretty powerful combination that will have a real impact.”

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti spoke about the current HIV/AIDS crisis in the city, encouraging everyone to know their status. “We want people to go out there and take advantage of free testing, and to spread the word,” he said. The Mayor also noted his support of the trans community, a population that experiences disproportionately high rates of HIV infection. “We need trans equality in this city and in this country and in this world, today, right now, right here,” said Mayor Garcetti.

Other elected officials in attendance included: California State Senators Ricardo Lara, Isadore Hall, and Ben Allen; California State Assemblymembers Mike Gipson and Adrin Nazarian; Los Angeles County Assessor Jeffrey Prang; West Hollywood Mayor Pro Tem Lauren Meister, who spoke on behalf of the AIDS Walk host city; West Hollywood City Councilmembers John D’Amico, John Duran, and John Heilman; L.A. City Councilmember Paul Koretz; and L.A. City Controller Ron Galperin.

The Celebrities in attendance included:, Drew Carey (The Price Is Right), Lea DeLaria (Orange Is the New Black), Kim Johnson & Robert Herjavec (Dancing With the Stars), Chris Kluwe (professional NFL football player), Carson Kressley (Dancing With the Stars), Our Lady J (classical pianist, TV writer on Transparent, and singer-songwriter), Danny Pintauro (actor and HIV/AIDS activist), Jai Rodriguez (actor and musician), Ken Todd & Lisa Vanderpump (Vanderpump Rules), and Nick Wechsler (Revenge).

The Sposato Brothers sang “In My Life,” and Ashley Brown (The Sound of Music at the Ahmanson Theater) closed the program with a stirring performance of “Climb Every Mountain.”
The corporate community continued to show its strong support for the event through team fundraising and corporate sponsorship. Longtime AIDS Walk supporter ABC7 News Anchor Ellen Leyva addressed the crowd. ABC7 returned this year as AIDS Walk Los Angeles’ television broadcast sponsor.
Also in attendance were representatives from the event’s top sponsors and top corporate teams, including Premier Sponsors Quest Diagnostics and Gilead Sciences, Inc.; Grand Sponsors ABC7, the City of West Hollywood, Delta Airlines, Paramount Studios, and Paul Hastings LLP; and Principal Sponsors Albertsons|Vons|Safeway, Macy’s, Crescent Heights LLC, Time Warner Cable, Toyota, and Wells Fargo. Time Warner Cable once again provided free WiFi access to walkers along the entire route, allowing them to fundraise and share their experiences via their mobile devices.

For more information, please visit la.aidswalk.net. To connect with the online community on Facebook, simply join the AIDS Walk Los Angeles Facebook Fan Page. To view exclusive video content, visit the AIDS Walk Los Angeles YouTube channel at youtube.com/aidswalkla. To receive instant updates, follow “@AIDSWalkLA” on Twitter.

Editor’s Note: On behalf of APLA and the thousands of people who benefit from its services, thank you once again for joining AIDS Walk Los Angeles and for your dedication to bringing about an AIDS-free generation.

While they gladly accept donations year-round, you have until Friday, November 6, for funds to count toward your total and to earn Fundraising wards. In the next few weeks, please continue your commitment by collecting 100% of your remaining pledges.

If you were unable to attend AIDS Walk Los Angeles today, we nonetheless appreciate your support.  You can mail in your contributions to AIDS Walk Los Angeles, P.O. Box 933005, Los Angeles, CA 90093-3005.

Thank you again, and see you next year!

Important Editor’s Note: Diversity News Magazine is a proud media partner for the fifth year in a row of AIDS Walk Los Angeles benefiting AIDS Project Los Angeles. For more information visit http://diversitynewsmagazine.org or Diversity News 3960 for Aids Walk LA

31st Annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles Kick-Off Celebration at Madame Tussauds Hollywood

On Tuesday, September 15, 2015, AIDS Walk Los Angeles held their 31st Annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles Kick-Off Party at Madame Tussauds Hollywood 6933 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028 6:30 8:30 p.m..

AWLA special reception kicking off party is the big fundraising weeks leading up to Walk, was hosted by Barrett Foa and Pauley Perrette of NCIS, plus ABC7 News Anchor Ellen Leyva!

Among the hosts there were key speakers such as WeHo Mayor Lindsey Horvath, Nick Wechsler from Revenge, Vallerie D Wagner and many more.

Complimentary cocktails and hors d’oeuvres were served a top Madame Tussauds’ beautiful rooftop lounge. Mingle with AIDS Walk supporters, staff, and volunteers, and stop by the COMMUNITY photo shoot held throughout the evening to get a new AIDS Walk profile pic! A special bonus to a free tour of the exhibit!

About AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA): APLA provides life-saving services for people living with HIV/AIDS across Los Angeles County, including medical, dental, and mental health, as well as HIV testing, prevention, and education programs. APLA delivers care to over 14,000 people annually and is a leader on policy and legislation that affects the HIV/AIDS and LGBT communities. For more information, visit apla.org and aplahw.org.

About AIDS Walk Los Angeles: Since 1985, AIDS Walk Los Angeles has raised more than $79 million for HIV programs and services throughout Los Angeles County, and has grown into one of the largest AIDS fundraising events in the country. In 2014 alone, 25,000 participants, many of whom were members of 1,600 corporate and community teams, raised over $2.2 million for AIDS Project Los Angeles and 27 other L.A. County AIDS service organizations. For more information, view the fact sheet or visit la.aidswalk.net.

Photos credit to: Gisele O/PartyBy5.com & Photo credit to: AIDS Walk Los Angeles 2015

Editor’s Note: Diversity News Magazine is a proud media partner for the fifth year in a row of AIDS Walk Los Angeles benefiting AIDS Project Los Angeles. For more information visit http://diversitynewsmagazine.org