First Annual Kate Linder Celebrity Gala to Benefit
The ALS Association Greater Los Angles Chapter
WHO: Actress Kate Linder (Esther Valentine of CBS’ “The Young and the Restless”) will host the First Annual Celebrity Charity Gala to benefit The ALS Association Greater Los Angeles Chapter. Linder has been a celebrity spokesperson for The Association since her brother-in-law was diagnosed with the disease ALS five years ago. Linder travels to Washington, D.C., to lobby Congress for more funds to find a cure for the disease each May. The event is an Emerging Magazine Celebrity Production. Joining Linder will be "Young and the Restless” castmates Stacy Haiduk (Patty Williams/Dr. Emily Peterson), Michelle Stafford (Phyllis Summers Newman) and Sean Kanan (Deacon Sharpe). Other celebrities include Penelope Cruz (“Nine”), RJ Mitte (“Breaking Bad”), Romi Dames (Traci on “Hannah Montana”), Rip Taylor (actor and comedian), Alison Arngrim (Nellie on “Little House on the Prairie”) and Ilene Graf (actress and songwriter).
WHAT: Cocktail reception, gourmet celebrity dinner, live auction and a product runway featuring celebrities showcasing exciting products and services. The night was created to raise funds to treat and find a cure for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), a progressive, neurodegenerative disease that annually affects 30,000 Americans. ALS is commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
WHEN: Thursday, February 11, 2010
6 p.m.-10 p.m.
WHERE: The Montage in Beverly Hills, California
225 N. Canon Drive, Beverly Hills
TICKETS: $100 or $150 for VIP seating on the runway,
Call (570) 677-4975 or email@example.com
The ALS Association is the only non-profit organization fighting Lou Gehrig’s Disease on every front. By leading the way in global research, providing assistance for people with ALS through a nationwide network of chapters, coordinating multidisciplinary care through certified clinical care centers, and fostering government partnerships, The Association builds hope and enhances quality of life while aggressively searching for new treatments and a cure.
The Association Greater Los Angeles Chapter provides services and programs to people living with ALS in Los Angeles, eastern Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Kern and Inyo counties.