Swiss Navy, Oz to Present 'Love From New Orleans to Orlando'
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — The parent company of Swiss Navy Products announced that it will be teaming up with the Oz nightclub in New Orleans to present “Love From New Orleans to Orlando” at the 2016 Southern Decadence during Labor Day weekend.
Appearing as part of this special tribute will be LGBT stars ChiChi LaRue, Sister Roma, Ryan Rose and Trenton Ducati.
Swiss Navy and Oz will place a special “Love from New Orleans to Orlando” banner inside the nightclub during the weekend of events so that the thousands of Southern Decadence participants will have a chance to sign and send personal messages of love to Orlando.
At the Labor Day event, Swiss Navy and Oz will be passing out $4 off coupons towards Swiss Navy Products with $1 for every from every coupon redeemed donated to the OneOrlando Fund, which will go to victims and families of the Orlando Pulse tragedy.
Ellen Friedman Swiss Navy’s parent, MD Science Lab, said that “this will help show how our community is still standing with and still heartbroken over the tragedy that happened in Orlando.”
“It is only right that Swiss Navy represents the community and give people a chance to send their love, and donate to the victims and families during one of the oldest LGBT events in the U.S., Southern Decadence, which now in its 45th year”
The Pulse tragedy, which was the largest mass shooting in the U.S., occurred on June 12 in an LGBT nightclub. The shooting took the lives of 49 and wounded 53 more.
“Thousands from around the world have been affected by this tragedy,” said Terry DeCarlo, Executive Director of the LGBT Community Center in Orlando. “We are so thankful for the love and support that is coming in from around the world and from local events such as this.”