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Cool Comedy • Hot Cuisine: A Tribute to Bob Saget Raises More Than $1.2M for Scleroderma Research Foundation

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Some of the world's most talented performers generously donated their time to take to the stage to raise funds for the Scleroderma Research Foundation and to find a cure.

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  • Some of the world's most talented performers generously donated their time to take to the stage to raise funds for the Scleroderma Research Foundation and to find a cure.
  • Cool Comedy Hot Cuisine featured performances byHowie Mandel and Kevin Nealon, with Joel McHale leading the live auction.
  • As a longtime supporter and board member of Scleroderma Research Foundationthe country's first and leading nonprofit investor in medical research into sclerodermaBob Saget spearheaded Cool Comedy Hot Cuisine for 30 years.
  • The Scleroderma Research Foundation is focused on bringing the best minds in science together to find a cure for scleroderma.

In Honor of the Biggest Night in Television, eBay & GBK Brand Bar Hosted the Most Anticipated Luxury Lounge of the Season

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Monday, September 12, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, September 9 & Saturday, September 10 eBay and GBK Brand Bar hosted a two-day luxury celebrity gifting lounge to celebrate the best and brightest in television. The eBay & GBK Brand Bar Luxury Lounge showcased eBay's unparalleled selection of authentic luxury goods, including handbags, watches, and jewelry – top categories for the marketplace. This year's lounge included Over $60K worth of the year's hottest gifts, trips, luxury Items, and gift cards. Some of the attending guests included Emmy Presenter Angela Bassett, Emmy winners Christian Minkler and Ryan Collins (White Lotus) and Nneka Onuorah (Lizzo's Watch Out for Big Grrrls) as well as Emmy nominees Chris MacDonald (Hacks) and Rhea Seehorn (Better Call Saul) as well as stars of Emmy nominated shows such as Tawny Cypress, Steven Krueger, Samantha Hanratty, and Jasmin Savoy Brown (Yellowjackets), 3x Emmy Nominee Danny Strong (Dopesick), Felix Solis and Jessica Frances Dukes (Ozark), Nika King (Euphoria), William Standford Davis and Leslie Ann Walter (Abbott Elementary), Paul Ben-Victor (Pam & Tommy), and Kate Burton (Dropout). Other celebrities that stopped by included Esai Morales, Seri De Young, Daniel Sunjata, Penny Johnson Jerald, Sherri Saum, Myles Yaksich, Laura Niemi, and many more.

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  • The eBay & GBK Brand Bar Luxury Lounge showcased eBay's unparalleled selection of authentic luxury goods, including handbags, watches, and jewelry top categories for the marketplace.
  • This year's lounge included Over $60K worth of the year's hottest gifts, trips, luxury Items, and gift cards.
  • Other celebrities that stopped by included Esai Morales, Seri De Young, Daniel Sunjata, Penny Johnson Jerald, Sherri Saum, Myles Yaksich, Laura Niemi, and many more.
  • Once inside the lounge, the celebrated guests enjoyed delicious homemade high-quality hummus from Habiza Hummus and were gifted a 6-month supply.

Hollywood Vetcoin Gala Burrell Award Nominees Announced

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Representative Jackie Speier, Authors "I Am Vanessa Guilln" Act

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  • Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Representative Jackie Speier, Authors "I Am Vanessa Guilln" Act
    The Hollywood Vetcoin Gala is being held to benefit our brave Veterans and to honor the celebrities, businesses, and veteran-oriented non-profit organizations that support them.
  • Where is it: The Beverly Wilshire Hotel ( A Four Seasons Hotel), Beverly Hills, California, and virtually in the "Vetaverse".
  • For information about being a sponsor or attending the Hollywood Vetcoin Gala held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA, please visit our website at Vetcoin Gala or send an email to: [email protected] .
  • The Hollywood Vet Gala 2022 City of Beverly Hills permit number is 2022-075.

Alex Shahidi, Managing Partner and Co-CIO of Evoke Advisors, to Speak at 37th Private Wealth Management Summit

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Evoke Advisors, an independent wealth advisory and investment management firm with $22.3 billion in assets under management (AUM) as of June 30, 2022, today announced that Alex Shahidi JD, CFA®, CFP®, ChFC®, CIMA®, Managing Partner and Co-CIO of Evoke Advisors, will be a featured speaker at the 37th Private Wealth Management Summit to be held at the Beverly Wilshire, Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, from Sept. 28 to 30, 2022.

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  • Evoke Advisors specializes in serving institutional, ultra-high net worth clients (UHNW), many of them highly successful investment professionals.
  • The firm, which seamlessly combines institutional and UHNW capabilities, emphasizes the exceptional intellectual capital that exists throughout its team.
  • The Private Wealth Management Summit is an invitation-only event that brings together leading CIOs, Presidents, CEOs, Founders, Partners and Managing Directors from single-family offices, multifamily offices and wealth management firms for two days of intense learning, networking and sharing of best practices.
  • Key topics include portfolio risk, wealth preservation, the future of real estate investing and private assets and credit.

Cogent Communications CEO to Present at Two Upcoming Conferences

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Friday, August 19, 2022

The Bank of America 2022 Media, Communications and Entertainment Conference is being held at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills, CA.

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  • The Bank of America 2022 Media, Communications and Entertainment Conference is being held at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills, CA.
  • Dave Schaeffer will be presenting on Wednesday, September 7th at 2:50 p.m. PT.
  • Cogent (NASDAQ: CCOI) is a facilities-based provider of low cost, high speed Internet access and private network services to bandwidth intensive businesses.
  • Cogent can be reached in the United States at (202) 295-4200 or via email at [email protected] .

CMCT Announces 9460 Wilshire as New Flagship Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Showroom for Luxury and Exotic Car Dealer O’Gara Coach

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Monday, August 15, 2022

OGara Coach, the worlds largest Rolls-Royce Motor Cars dealer, will occupy the high-profile retail street frontage at 9460 Wilshire which is located at the prominent corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Beverly Drive.

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  • OGara Coach, the worlds largest Rolls-Royce Motor Cars dealer, will occupy the high-profile retail street frontage at 9460 Wilshire which is located at the prominent corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Beverly Drive.
  • For more than 45 years OGara Coach has been Southern Californias leading destination for the discerning driver of exotic cars and luxury brands.
  • Founded in 1976, OGara Coach has been Southern Californias leading destination for the discerning driver of exotic cars and luxury brands.
  • At OGara Coach drivers will find Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Bentley, Aston Martin, Lamborghini, Bugatti, Koenigsegg, McLaren, Pininfarina, and Rimac as well as OGara exclusive reserve brands.

Cool Comedy • Hot Cuisine - A Tribute to Bob Saget Benefitting the Scleroderma Research Foundation

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Thursday, August 4, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scleroderma Research Foundation (SRF)—the country's first and leading nonprofit investor in medical research into scleroderma—announced today that Cool Comedy • Hot Cuisine will return for a special tribute to Bob Saget, who spearheaded the signature event for 30 years, on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. at the Beverly Wilshire. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, John Mayer, and Jeff Ross, Cool Comedy • Hot Cuisine is co-chaired by John Mayer, Kelly Rizzo, Jeff Ross, and SRF Board Member, Susan Feniger. Honoring the laughter that Saget inspired, as well as his work as a relentless champion for those affected by scleroderma, some of the world's most talented comedians and musicians are generously donating their time and will perform on stage to raise funds for the Scleroderma Research Foundation and to find a cure. Tickets, starting at $500, are now available. For more information, visit www.srfcure.org/cchc.

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  • "Bob worked tirelessly to support the Scleroderma Research Foundation, in honor of his sister," says Kelly Rizzo.
  • "I'm honored to be stepping into Bob's John Varvatos Converse sneakers to host the next Cool Comedy Hot Cuisine," adds Jeff Ross.
  • Since 1987, the SRF has hosted Cool Comedy Hot Cuisine, featuring the biggest names in comedy, to raise critical funds for research and awareness.
  • The Scleroderma Research Foundation is focused on bringing the best minds in science together to find a cure for scleroderma.

PHILANTHROPIST PRISCILLA HUNT, LA RAMS EXEC KEVIN DEMOFF, AND RED SHIELD COMMUNITY CENTER'S FRANCISCO MEDINA RECOGNIZED AT SALLY AWARDS

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022

LOS ANGELES, June 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 10, 2022, The Salvation Army's California South Division donors celebrated the return of The Sally Awards at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Hotel ballroom in Beverly Hills. In front of a packed crowd of generous donors and supporters, philanthropist Prisciilla Hunt was honored with the Sally Award for her commitment to the community. Los Angeles Rams Chief Operating Officer Kevin Demoff received the Judge Harry Pregerson Award for community service on behalf of the LVI Super Bowl Champion Rams. Also honored was the Army's own Francisco Medina, the director of L.A.'s Red Shield Community Center.

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  • Los Angeles Rams Chief Operating Officer Kevin Demoff received the Judge Harry Pregerson Award for community service on behalf of the LVI Super Bowl Champion Rams.
  • Also honored was the Army's own Francisco Medina, the director of L.A.'s Red Shield Community Center.
  • Priscilla Hunt's dedication to the community and contributions have changed the lives of many in need.
  • Also honored at Friday night's ceremony was Francisco Medina, the director of the Army's Los Angeles Red Shield Community Center.

HOLLY ROBINSON PEETE TO HOST 47TH ANNUAL GRACIE AWARDS

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Wednesday, May 4, 2022

LOS ANGELES, May 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) today announced actress Holly Robinson Peete will host the 47th Annual Gracie Awards and multi-platinum singer-songwriter Christina Perri will give a special live performance of her brand new single, "Evergone." The event will return in-person on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles, and will honor some of the most talented women in television, radio and digital media who have demonstrated their commitment to sharing emotionally-charged, timely and compelling content that continues to further the achievements of all women in media.

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  • ** Christina Perri headshot (credit: Ashley Osborne)
    LOS ANGELES, May 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) today announced actress Holly Robinson Peete will host the 47th Annual Gracie Awards and multi-platinum singer-songwriter Christina Perri will give a special live performance of her brand new single, "Evergone."
  • "I'm thrilled to be a part of such a special day honoring the tenacity, intelligence and fierceness of my fellow women in media," said Robinson Peete.
  • "I attended my first Gracie Awards over 10 years ago and have been a fan of AWMF and the work they do to uplift women ever since, so being asked to come back as the host is quite the honor.
  • For more information about The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation and the Gracie Awards please visit allwomeninmedia.org and follow on Twitter (@AllWomeninMedia), (#TheGracies), Instagram (@allwomeninmedia) and Facebook .

47th ANNUAL GRACIE AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED BY THE ALLIANCE FOR WOMEN IN MEDIA FOUNDATION

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Wednesday, April 13, 2022

LOS ANGELES, April 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) announced the winners of the 47th Annual Gracie Awards which will return in-person on May 24, 2022 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. The event will honor some of the most talented women in television, radio and digital media, including Melissa McCarthy, Kelly Clarkson, Elle Fanning, Savannah Guthrie & Hoda Kotb, Kaitlyn Dever, Tamron Hall, Ellen K, Angie Martinez, Dana Cortez and more. The ceremony will also recognize entertainment and news programming that highlighted female-driven stories and culturally relevant topics, including 48 Hours, 60 Minutes, NBC Nightly News, The New York Times Presents, Pose and Maid.

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  • MELISSA McCARTHY, KELLY CLARKSON, ELLE FANNING,SAVANNAH GUTHRIE & HODA KOTB, ELLEN K, KAITLYN DEVER, TAMRON HALL, MAID & POSE AMONG HONOREES
    LOS ANGELES, April 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) announced the winners of the 47th Annual Gracie Awards which will return in-person on May 24, 2022 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles.
  • "Throughout this past year we have seen a number of remarkable projects by and about inspirational women," said Becky Brooks, President, Alliance for Women in Media Foundation.
  • The Gracies celebrate exemplary talent and programming created by, for and about women in radio, television, and digital medias.
  • Sponsors of The Gracie Awards include Crown Media, CNN, Premiere, WWE, Meruelo Media, HBO, Audacy, TEGNA, Katz Media Group and NCTA - The Cable and Telecommunications Association
    The complete winners list is below.