Big Brothers Big Sisters LA Guild Luncheon

Amber Valletta, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Jeri Ryan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Pam Dawber Show Up for Big Brothers Big Sisters LA Guild Luncheon and Boutique

 

Shopping for good causes has been on the agenda in Los Angeles lately, and more took place Mar. 23, when the Guild of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles held its annual “Accessories for Success” spring luncheon, fashion show and shopping boutique at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

Between the shopping and fashion parade from Neiman Marcus, supermodel and actress Amber Valletta acted as emcee, as Jeffrey Katzenberg, chief executive officer of DreamWorks Animation, presented the “Excellence in Mentoring” award to Anne Globe, the company’s chief marketing officer, for her work with BBBSLA. Jeri Ryan, of “Body of Proof,” presented the “Innovator” award to to Sharon Harroun Peirce, a board member of BritWeek and the afterschool program, LA’s BEST.   

Among others turning up were Jamie Lee Curtis, Pam Dawber, JoAnne Worley, Sarah Purcell, Rachelle Begley, Allie Mac Kay, Lu Parker, Vicki Robles, Vicki Martin and Mary Willard.

Guests added to event proceeds while enriching their wardrobes, via purchases from 2 Gems, Accessor Eyes, Bed Head, Classy Bag Lady, Gourmet Blends, Jacqueline B, KeikiCo, Moonlite, Over The Top, Pamela Brown, Park Vogel, Shelley’s Closet, Treasured Accessory and Vilaiwan Fine Jewelry.  A portion of all sales went to BBBSLA.

The BBBSLA Guild raises funds and awareness for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles and over the years has generated nearly $10 million for the organization’s one-to-one mentoring programs.

Guild members Sandy Bilson, Laura Lizer and Vicki Martin served as co-chairs with Joni Berry, Jackie Collins, NancyJane Goldston and Joanna Poitier as honorary co-chairs.

 

Top photo: Jeri Ryan, left, presented the Innovator Award to Sharon Harroun Peirce at the Big Brothers Big Sisters LA Guild Luncheon

Center photo: From left, emcee Amber Valletta with honoree Anne Globe and presenter Jeffrey Katzenberg at the Big Brothers Big Sisters LA Guild Luncheon

Bottom photo: Guests Pam Dawber, left, and Jamie Lee Curtis at the Big Brothers Big Sisters LA Guild Luncheon

All photos by Vince Bucci 

 

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Big Brothers Big Sisters LA Guild Luncheon

Published Apr. 1, 2012 – Society News LA