Appointed Titles Precede Las Vegas PRIDE 2009 Festivities

Las Vegas, NV, February 2, 2009: The Southern Nevada Association of Pride, Inc. (SNAPI) is proud to announce the appointment of our Mr. and Miss Las Vegas Pride 2009.

The title of Mr. Las Vegas Pride 2009 was given to Mr. Travis Winship following a unanimous vote of the SNAPI Board of Directors. Travis moved to Las Vegas from Minneapolis more than 2 years ago and is excited to become more involved with the Las Vegas community. Travis is looking forward to representing Las Vegas in a positive manner and is excited to use his title of Mr. Las Vegas Pride 2009 to help unite the LGBT community. Travis also plans to aid SNAPI in its fundraising efforts.

The title of Miss Las Vegas Pride 2009 was given to Miss JewDi Vine. JewDi began her career as an entertainer back in 2005 while working at Hamburger Mary’s Bar & Grill. JewDi is a proud member of the Las Vegas LGBT community and has donated countless hours to local charities and fundraising efforts. “I want to make a difference in our community,” says Miss JewDi Vine. JewDi’s vision is to help raise awareness and improve the marketing efforts of SNAPI throughout the west coast. She is excited to represent Las Vegas proudly and help encourage travelers to visit the wonderful city of Las Vegas. The Board of the Southern Nevada Association of PRIDE, Inc. is excited for the appointment of Mr. Travis Winship and Miss JewDi Vine. We look forward to a fun, festive, and profitable Las Vegas PRIDE 2009.

Travis and JewDi are “Proud To Be” our 2009 Las Vegas Pride Royalty.

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If you’d like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with the new PRIDE Royalty, please e‐mail Ernie at For more information about SNAPI or Las Vegas PRIDE, visit

More about SNAPI / Las Vegas PRIDE: The primary objectives and purposes of SNAPI are: To educate the general public to the needs and issues affecting the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community; to provide educational outreach to persons directly or indirectly involved in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community; to advocate and facilitate the exchange of ideas and resources between the various non‐profit Nevada lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or related organizations; to promote a positive image of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and pride; to provide inclusive and diverse representation within the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community; to recognize and celebrate the substantial
achievements in our community.

Official Sponsors of Las Vegas PRIDE (SNAPI) 2008 included the following: MGM Mirage, Harrah’s Entertainment, Wells Fargo, Bud / Bud Light Beer, Monster Energy Drink, Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, MedicWest Ambulance, Q Vegas Magazine, Bacardi, CRUSH, Blue Moon Resort, Las Vegas Gay Yellow Pages, ID Lubricants, FreeZone,, Charlie’s Las Vegas and Get Booked.