SHARE, INC. hosted its annual Boomtown gala, “An Evening at Studio 53,” at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. The annual event raised funds for developmentally disabled, abused and neglected children.
The event, which featured its annual “dressy Western attire” included dinner and an evening of entertainment starring Grammy Award Winning vocalist Hazel Payne of A Taste of Honey; comedian Yakov Smirnoff; and American disco and soul band, The Trammps featuring Earl Young.
A highlight of the yearly event is a series of dance numbers featuring the ladies of SHARE themselves and choreographed by the award-winning Anita Mann and produced by Gary Smith. Internationally recognized radio personality, actor and comedian Rick Dees was the evening’s emcee. Both a silent and live auction, incorporating unique trips and one-of-a-kind collectables rounds out the evening.
Founded 63 years ago by seven women friends, today SHARE (Share Happily and Reap Endlessly) and is recognized as one of the most successful children’s charitable organizations in Los Angeles. Among the groups they regularly support are: Exceptional Children’s Foundation, CASA of Los Angeles, The Art of Elysium, Children of the Night, I Have a Dream Foundation, Baby2Baby, Stuart House, CSUN Music Wellness Clinic and a host of others.
One of PPLA’s favorite moments of the night? When Tubefilter founder and Streamy Awards creator Drew Baldwin arrived at the valet on a horse! He took the Western attire to the next level 😉
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