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Famous Visalians: Do you know these locals?

| 08/15/2018 | Downtown Visalia, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do

Meet local Brian Poth, Hollywood actor with credits that include Six Feet Under, 3 seasons with CSI Miami, and Criminal Minds to name just a few. Born in Tulare Brian began acting as a child and grew it into a full-time acting career. But his most satisfying role to date is that of Executive Director of The Source LGBT + Center in Visalia. Brian now lives in Visalia and aside from his upcoming movie Backseat due out in December (starring Christian Bale and Amy Adams) has put Hollywood behind him and is focused on development of an LGBT outreach center to meet the growing needs in the community. The organization’s mission is to provide space within our community for the LGBT+ population to Learn, Grow, Belong, Transform, Question + Support. 

The Source LGBT + Center hosts fundraisers to further their mission including this fall’s “Visalia Over The Edge” event! The public is invited to help them meet their goal by rappelling down the side of the Visalia Marriott Hotel in downtown. That’s right: rappel down from the top of the building on the EXTERIOR!! The CVB will be there this November 11 as our Executive Director goes Over The Edge! 

Since Visalia is gateway to 2 National Parks our team chose the theme 'National Treasures' for the event to highlight our partnership with Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks. So if you are into adventure like we are, sign up to repel. If you like to keep both feet firmly planted on the ground, then just come to watch. Either way your adrenaline will be pumping! 

Want to donate to their cause?
Visaliaovertheedge.com/VisaliaCVB

This story is a first in an occasional series that will introduce you to Visalians we think you should know. They may be famous, successful in their field, hometown heroes, do something super interesting or a combination of all of that! Enjoy!

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