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A Remembrance Event to Commemorate the One Year Anniversary of the Tragic Borderline Shootings and Woolsey Fires

HEALING ARTS FESTIVAL – AN ASSOCIATED STUDENTS OF  MOORPARK COLLEGE AND ARTISTS FOR TRAUMA COLLABORATION

On Thursday, Nov. 7, there was a remembrance event to commemorate the one year anniversary of the tragic Borderline Restaurant mass shooting and traumatic Woolsey Fire by the Associated Students of Moorpark College (ASMC) in collaboration with Artists for Trauma (AFT).

Event photo

WHO: Numerous VIPs were at this event such as Laura T. Sharpe, founder of Artists for Trauma, former NFL player and motivational speaker Keith Mitchell, Dr. Julius Sokenu, Interim President of Moorpark College, Trauma Medical Director of Ventura County Medical Center and AFT Board of Director Dr. Thomas Duncan and Mary Poitier, mother of one of the victims.

Dr. Julius Sokenu, Laura T. Sharpe, Keith Mitchell, Mary Poitier, Mary Rees, Dr. Thomas Duncan, Dr. Amanuel Gebru, Graal Diaz, PhD, Amy Towner

“Creativity. Connectivity. Community. Our team of community partners; Ventura County Medical Center, Sharpe Interior Systems, Smart Art Box, Moby Arts and Keith Mitchell along with AFT volunteer artists, intern and staff were honored to support the memorable ASMC Healing Arts Festival. The Associated Students of Moorpark College (ASMC) exemplified inspiring leadership,” said Laura T. Sharpe, Board President and CEO, Artists for Trauma.

Mural by artist Pablo Damas

“We wanted to show students that their community is here for them,” said Poon Yuwawanit, Director of Academic Affairs of the ASMC. “By coming together and creating artwork, students embraced the healing power of art and honored those we lost a year ago. We are grateful to Artists for Trauma and all of our speakers for helping make this event possible,” she added.

Vida Ghaffari and former NFL player and motivational Keith Mitchell in their tree poses
My smart art box kits were passed out to student attendees.
AFT Volunteer Artist, musician Kendra Muecke

More info about the Associated Students of Moorpark College:

https://www.moorparkcollege.edu/departments/student-services/student-activities/associated-students

More about Moorpark College:

https://www.moorparkcollege.edu

More about AFT:

https://artistsfortrauma.org

Event Hashtags: #moorparkcollege #ASMC #healingartsfestival #Artistsfortrauma #AFT #whererecoveryisanart #woolseyfire #venturastrong #805strong #TOstrong #Borderlinestrong

​Photo courtesy of Bob Delgadillo

 

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A Remembrance Event in Honor of the One Year Anniversary of the Tragic Borderline Shootings and Woolsey Fires

On Thursday, November 7th, there will be a remembrance event in honor of of the year anniversary of the tragic borderline shootings and Woolsey fires by Moorpark College in collaboration with Artists For Trauma (AFT).

Numerous VIPs expected at this event such as Laura T. Sharpe, the founder of Artists for Trauma, former NFL played Keith Mitchell and others.

AFT logo
NFL player Keith Mitchell

 

AFT Founder and CEO, Laura T. Sharpe

The event is at the Moorpark College quad at 7075 Campus Rd, Moorpark, CA 93021

“Artists For Trauma joins ASMC in celebrating our communities’ perseverance to the tragic 2018 Borderline mass shooting and subsequent Woolsey Fire.  Our shared goal is to provide the campus community, comfort, camaraderie and fun at the collaborative Healing Arts Festival,” said Sharpe.
  Hashtags for the event are #creativityconnectivitycommunity”

RSVP: Media please email williamsonmgmt@gmail.com to cover this event.

More info about Moorpark College: https://www.moorparkcollege.edu/

More info about AFT: http://www.artistsfortrauma.org/

 

 

 

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Celebrate the Day is a Huge Success

Celebrate was a one-day event focused on all things fashion and beauty with an emphasis on celebratory fashions, experiences, and vendors. Karen Michelle Presented the Celebration Expo by #LYBevents is a fashion and beauty festival designed to empower all women of all shapes, sizes, ages, and ethnicities planning a special event.”— Producer Karen Michelle Los Angeles based show Producer Karen Michelle in association with LYB Events, The Knot, Destiny Candle, Artists for Trauma, Events by Kathy, Luxe Hotels, My/Mo Mochi, Ice Cream, Sahar Allure, Search Light Insurance, Valley Girl Beauty, Coco Taps, Annipuf, #AModel, Noell, and LRM Publicity presented the “The Celebration Expo,” on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at the Luxe Sunset Bl. Hotel 11461 Sunset Bl. Los Angeles.

Lilian Raven

Confirmed celebrity runway models and guests included: Kennedy Madison (Seize the Moment), Stacia Gates (Artquench), Samantha Gangal (OMG!) Makenna Kelly (Life with Mak), Ainsley Ross (Should I do it?), Terri McDonald (KTLA 5 Morning News), Jax Malcolm (Jingle Trails), Connor Dean (9-1-1), Alyssa De Boisblanc (Modern Family), Neil D’Monte (Batman v Superman), Gloria Garayua (How to Get Away With Murder), Nathan Kehn (Instagram Influencer Nathan the Cat Lady), Madi Filipowicz (Influencer #GenZgirl), Melody Trice (The Melody Trice Show), Cynthia DeJesus (Today’s International Woman Lifetime Queen), Vida Ghaffari (Eternal Code, The Mindy Project), Laura T. Sharpe, Board President and CEO, Artists for Trauma (AFT), Tobias Forrest (AFT Model and Ambassador), Aidas Reklys (World Class Figure Skater) and many more!

Karen Michelle and Laura T. Sharpe

#LYBevents is a fashion and beauty festival designed to empower all women and girls of all shapes, sizes, ages, and ethnicities. This one-day event will host celebrities, social media influencers, fans, and brands to celebrate all things fashion and beauty with an emphasis on celebratory fashions and vendors. The full event ran from 11:00am-6:00pm and included shopping, celebrity fashion show, and a dessert party.

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Karen Michelle Presents ‘Celebrate’ a Fashion and Shopping Expo

Celebrate is a one-day event focused on all things fashion and beauty with an emphasis on celebratory fashions, experiences, and vendors.

Karen Michelle Presents the Celebration Expo by #LYBevents is a fashion and beauty festival designed to empower all women of all shapes, sizes, ages, and ethnicities planning a special event.”

— Producer Karen Michelle

LOS ANGELES, CA, USA, September 14, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Los Angeles based show Producer Karen Michelle in association with LYB Events, The Knot, Destiny Candle, Artists for Trauma, Events by Kathy, Luxe Hotels, My/Mo Mochi, Ice Cream, Sahar Allure, Search Light Insurance, Valley Girl Beauty, Coco Taps, Annipuf, #AModel, Noell, and LRM Publicity present the “The Celebration Expo,” on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at the Luxe Sunset Bl. Hotel 11461 Sunset Bl. Los Angeles.

Karen (right) and a colleague

Doors Open 11:00am I Press Arrival: 1:50pm | Red Carpet: 2:00pm pm | Fashion Show: 4:00pm
Confirmed celebrity runway models and guests include: Kennedy Madison (Seize the Moment), Stacia Gates (Artquench), Samantha Gangal (OMG!) Makenna Kelly (Life with Mak), Ainsley Ross (Should I do it?), Terri McDonald (KTLA 5 Morning News), Tara Cardinal (Spreading Darkness), Jax Malcolm (Jingle Trails), Connor Dean (9-1-1), Alyssa De Boisblanc (Modern Family), Neil D’Monte (Batman v Superman), Gloria Garayua (How to Get Away With Murder), Nathan Kehn (Instagram Influencer Nathan the Cat Lady), Madi Filipowicz (Influencer #GenZgirl), Melody Trice (The Melody Trice Show), Cynthia DeJesus (Today’s International Woman Lifetime Queen), Aidas Reklys (World Class Figure Skater), Vida Ghaffari (Eternal Code, The Mindy Project), Laura T. Sharpe, Board President and CEO, Artists for Trauma (AFT), Tobias Forrest (AFT Model and Ambassador), and many more!

Laura T. Sharpe  accepting her award from Karen
Stacia Gates
Gloria Garayua
Vida Ghaffari
Aidas Reklys
Actor and AFT Ambassador Tobias Forrest
CocoVinny! Photo courtesy of Eugene Powers

 

#LYBevents is a fashion and beauty festival designed to empower all women and girls of all shapes, sizes, ages, and ethnicities. This one-day event will host celebrities, social media influencers, fans, and brands to celebrate all things fashion and beauty with an emphasis on celebratory fashions and vendors. The full event runs from 11:00am-6:00pm includes shopping, celebrity fashion show, and dessert party.

Limited tickets still available online. For more info visit www.lybevents.com

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7th Annual Los Angeles Nollywood Film Awards Held at the Historic Miracle Theater

On Sunday, August 4th, the Los Angeles Nollywood Film Association (LANFA) had their film awards ceremony at the historic Miracle Theater at 226 S Market St in Inglewood. Multi-talented and acclaimed filmmaker, King Bassey, is the founder of this international film festival.

Honoree Isaac C. Singleton Jr.
Honoree Kate Linder

Celebrities honorees were Kate Linder (The Young and the Restless), Isaac C. Singleton Jr. (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl), Jasper Cole (The Rookie, Westworld), Laura T. Sharpe (Founder and President of Artists for Trauma), Fashion Designer Lilian Raven, Saul Mejia (President and Founder of the Panorama City Chamber of Commerce, noted actor Kim Sonderholm, media mavens Phil Wheat, Maurice Dwayne Smith, Phil Rodgers as well as awardees such as filmmakers Dustin Ferguson (Nemesis 5: The New Model), Michael S. Rodriguez (Lake of Shadows), Emil Minasyan (The Heist), Actor/Filmmakers Harley Wallen (Betrayed), Kaiti Wallen (Bennett’s Song), Actors Mel Novak (Bruce Lee’s Game of Death), Tino Zamora (Last American Horror Show: Volume II) , Actresses Maria Olsen (I Spit on Your Grave: Deja Vu), Dawna Lee Heising (Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance), Vida Ghaffari (The Mindy Project), Debra Lamb (Point Break), Geovonna Casanova (Night Mistress), Alana Evans (Moon of the Blood Beast). The event was hosted by Sandra Smith and Thom Michael Mulligan.

Honoree Jasper Cole
Awardee Dustin Ferguson
Awardee Dawna Lee Heising
Honoree Lilian Raven
Honoree Laura T Sharpe
Awardee Vida Ghaffari

Sponsors for this event were: LANFA, Celebrity H20, TTT Veterans Wellness Center, TopLine, DAMA Tequila, the Panorama City Chamber of Commerce and Magic Image Hollywood Magazine.

Photos courtesy of Bob Delgadillo

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A MULTICULTURAL EVENT DEDICATED TO LAS CATRINAS, AND THE AMAZING CULTURE THAT SURROUNDS IT BENEFITING ARTISTS FOR TRAUMA

Ramblers Media Production (R.M.P.) would like to cordially invite you to CATRINA the event on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at The Vortex at 2341 East Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles 90021.

A multicultural event dedicated to LAS CATRINAS, DAY OF THE DEAD and the amazing culture that surrounds it. CATRINA will feature 50+ vendors, themed art exhibit, live music, live body painting (CATRINA contest) and much more! This event benefits Artists for Trauma (AFT).

Natily Gonzalez, founder of Mobyarts and Laura T. Sharpe, Founder and President of Artists for Trauma

R.M.P. presents the highly anticipated Day of the Dead event in Los Angeles where they will bring awareness to the film CATRINA directed by Fernando Gaviria known for films Bad Boys II and produced by producer Danilo G. Santos.

Two-time Grammy-winning Mariachi Divas

Celebrities expected: Musical Guests, Two-Time Grammy Award-Winning Mariachi Divas, CNN Anchor Juan Carlos and Actor-Director Fernando Gaviria (Bad Boys 2, Catrina).

This event will be ALL AGES from 4-11pm with face painting and activities for kids. R.M.P. has partnered up with Artists for Trauma to create a spectacular one day event so they are able to continue their work. Face Painting, Live Painting, Live Portrait Sketching, Food, Drinks, PhotoBooth, Vendors and Altars.

“I’m thrilled and honored to host this esteemed event with such luminaries in the arts, media and entrepreneurship. “Catrina “ the movie is keeping the spirit alive by bringing traditional Day of the Dead elements,” said Natily Gonzalez, founder of Mobyarts. Gonzalez is also participating in the event.

‘Catrina’ the movie, celebrates the creative, enigmatic, “Las Catrina” who reflects the tradition of welcome, humor and comfort the Mexican culture has with death and their willingness to laugh at death itself. At AFT, we truly believe artistic expression gives one the positive ability to engage with transformation and reinvention following near death experience,” said Laura T. Sharpe, Founder and President of Artists for Trauma. 

EVENTBRITE TICKET LINK:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/catrina-the-event-los-angeles-june-22-registration-59275195706?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

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Classiqu’ Era aligned with non profit Artists For Trauma

On Saturday, June 1st ,Classiqu’ Era and Artists For Trauma (AFT) aligned for a Soft Launch and Trunk Show for the Classiqu’ Era Collection!  Anne Devlin, Designer of Classiqu’ Era, has independently invited close colleague, Designer Monica Leigh, to take part in the celebration of launching their amazing collections together. Classiqu’ Era was delighted to announce its alignment with Charitable Foundation Artists For Trauma at a private residence in Century City. 

Designers Monica Leigh and Anne Devlin with AFT founder and President Laura T. Sharpe

VIPs in attendance were Anne Devlin, Founder of Classiqu’ Era, Inc., Monica Leigh Rodriguez, Founder and Creative Director of Monica Leigh, Laura T. Sharpe, President and Founder of Artists for Trauma and Christina Noonan, Senior Vice President of JLL Commercial Real Estate and Artists For Trauma Board Member.

Model Virginia wearing Classiqu’ Era gown

“What a lovely day!  A high-energy soft launch celebrating two great new fashion collections, and the partnership of Classiqu Era and Artists For Trauma. I am honored to be part of such a great team of women entrepreneurs and leaders. Together, we can make a positive difference!” said Anne Devlin.

Model Jhemma with designer Monica Leigh wearing one of Monica’s designs

“What an amazing event to share with Anne Devlin of Classiqu Era and Laura Sharpe of Artists for Trauma! The alignment of these two women and these two organizations has wonderful and far reaching impact into our world. I was delighted and touched to be a welcomed part of the day sharing a creative atmosphere of Fashion design and well being. Brava!” said Monica Leigh.

Designer Anne Devlin

“From the board room to the dining room to the ballroom, it was a grand day reflecting the intelligence of mindful design toward elegantly dressing the diverse sophisticated woman!” added Laura T. Sharpe.

Actress Vida G in a custom Monica Leigh jacket

About Classiqu’ Era:

Classiqu Era is a new dress company, dedicated to providing luxury, high quality dresses and gowns for executive and social women.  In answer to the desires of women everywhere, Anne Devlin, Founder and Designer, has created elegant, sophisticated work and cocktail styles that are neither too short nor too tight, and have sleeves!  The collection is sized 2-16, and is currently sold by special order, and in private showings.

More info at:

https://www.classiquera.com/

https://m.facebook.com/

https://www.instagram.com/classiquera

About Artists For Trauma:

Artists For Trauma is dedicated to enriching the lives of civilian and military trauma survivors through artistic expression and human connection. AFT partners with local to international non-profits, trauma hospitals, businesses, & individuals to best provide creative healing environments at no cost to the trauma survivor.

https://artistsfortrauma.org

https://www.facebook.com/ArtistsforTrauma/

https://twitter.com/Artists4Trauma

https://www.instagram.com/artistsfortrauma/

About Monica Leigh:

Monica Leigh is a newly launched luxury collection. Complete with evening gowns, cocktail dresses, and unique day to evening ensembles. Monica Leigh’s pieces are available as ready to wear order size 2 to 16 or custom order made to measure. Monica harkens upon the dark to light aesthetic, ethereal in nature, rejoicing in natural curves, color, and metallic treatments. Elegant and luxurious, for the discriminating fashion icon.

More about Monica Leigh:

https://monicaleigh.com/pages/our-story

https://twitter.com/MonicaLeighLA

https://www.instagram.com/monicaleighsvx/

Event Hashtags:

#womensfashion

#womensempowerment

#womeninbusiness

#aft #artistsfortrauma #whererecoveryisanart

#classiquera

#timelessluxuryforthemodernwoman

#MonicaLeighSVX

#Luxurylifestyle

#Luxury

#Fashion

MEDIA RSVP: Please RSVP to Joe Williamson at williamsonmgmt@gmail.com

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Classiqu’ Era aligns with non profit Artists For Trauma

Saturday, June 1st, Classiqu’ Era and Artists For Trauma (AFT) align for a Soft Launch and Trunk Show for the Classiqu’ Era Collection!  Anne Devlin, Designer of Classiqu’ Era, has independently invited close colleague, Designer Monica Leigh, to take part in the celebration of launching their collections together. Classiqu’ Era is delighted to announce its alignment with Charitable Foundation Artists For Trauma at a private residence in Century City.

Laura T. Sharpe and Anne Devlin

VIPs expected: Anne Devlin, Founder of Classiqu’ Era, Inc., Monica Leigh Rodriguez, Founder and Creative Director of Monica Leigh, Laura T. Sharpe, President and Founder of Artists for Trauma and Christina Noonan, Artists For Trauma Board Member and Entrepreneur.

Press check-in is 11:45am, the event hours are from 1:00 to 4:00 pm with models showcasing the new unveiling of the collections from 12:30 to 3:30pm. Valet parking will be available for guests. The attire for the event is daytime cocktail.

About Classiqu’ Era:

Classiqu Era is a new dress company, dedicated to providing luxury, high quality dresses and gowns for executive and social women.  In answer to the desires of women everywhere, Anne Devlin, Founder and Designer, has created elegant, sophisticated work and cocktail styles that are neither too short nor too tight, and have sleeves!  The collection is sized 2-16, and is currently sold by special order, and in private showings.

More info at:

https://www.classiquera.com/

https://www.facebook.com/classiquera/

https://www.instagram.com/classiquera

About Artists For Trauma:

Artists For Trauma is dedicated to enriching the lives of civilian and military trauma survivors through artistic expression and human connection. AFT partners with local to international non-profits, trauma hospitals, businesses, & individuals to best provide creative healing environments at no cost to the trauma survivor.

https://artistsfortrauma.org

https://www.facebook.com/ArtistsforTrauma/

https://twitter.com/Artists4Trauma

https://www.instagram.com/artistsfortrauma/

About Monica Leigh:

Monica Leigh is a newly launched luxury collection. Complete with evening gowns, cocktail dresses, and unique day to evening ensembles. Monica Leigh’s pieces are available as ready to wear order size 2 to 16 or custom order made to measure. Monica harkens upon the dark to light aesthetic, ethereal in nature, rejoicing in natural curves, color, and metallic treatments. Elegant and luxurious, for the discriminating fashion icon.

More about Monica Leigh:

https://monicaleigh.com/pages/our-story

https://twitter.com/MonicaLeighLA

https://www.instagram.com/monicaleighsvx/

Event Hashtags:

#womensfashion

#womensempowerment

#womeninbusiness

#aft #artistsfortrauma #whererecoveryisanart

#classiquera

#timelessluxuryforthemodernwoman

#MonicaLeighSVX

#Luxurylifestyle

#Luxury

#Fashion

MEDIA RSVP: Please RSVP to Joe Williamson at williamsonmgmt@gmail.com

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Beautiful Disaster and Artists For Trauma collaboration on the “Perfectly imperfect” Campaign

On May 9th, Beautiful Disaster and Artists For Trauma will launch their much anticipated collaboration on the “Perfectly Imperfect” campaign at the bucolic Lucky Dog Ranch in Ventura, California.  Female trauma survivors’ scars will be highlighted by Glitter Artist Alex from Work of Heart to celebrate their beauty. Photography from Wise by Nicole Photography with testimonies interviewed and filmed by Concrete Pictures.


A delicious lunch will be elegantly presented by Command Performance Catering of Moorpark, California. Sponsors for the event are Artists For Trauma, Beautiful Disaster and Lucky Dog Ranch.

This day will be about supporting women who have experienced physical and emotional trauma in their lives for a beautiful day of creativity, connectivity and community.

“Beautiful disaster and Artists for Trauma align their missions to celebrate that we are all perfectly imperfect,” said Laura T. Sharpe, Founder and President of Artists for Trauma and Christina DuVarney, Beautiful Disaster Clothing Owner.

About Beautiful Disaster:

With every fiber of clothing, it is the Beautiful Disaster mission to empower the Beautifully Broken, and Perfectly Imperfect.

More info about Beautiful Disaster: https://www.bdrocks.com/

fb: https://www.facebook.com/BeautifulDisasterClothing

IG: @beautifuldisasterclothing

About Artists for Trauma (AFT):

Artists For Trauma is dedicated to enriching the lives of both civilian and military trauma survivors through artistic expression and human connection.

More info about Artists for Trauma: https://artistsfortrauma.org/

FB: https://www.facebook.com/ArtistsforTrauma/?ref=br_rs

IG: @artistsfortrauma

Event Hashtags:

#art #healing #artishealing #trauma #survivor #recovery #tbi #amputee #spinalcordinjury #adaptive #adaptiveclothing #adaptivefashion
#fashion #fridayfeelgood #tgif #bdrocks #beautifuldisasterclothing #beautifuldisaster #artistsfortrauma #aft #whererecoveryisanart

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Panorama City Chamber of Commerce day & Anniversary Held at the Platinum Banquet Hall

On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019, The Panorama City Chamber of Commerce celebrated their 3rd Anniversary and the 1st Year of “The Panorama City Chamber of Commerce Business Day” at the Platinum Banquet Hall, located at 8704 Van Nuys Blvd., Panorama City CA. 91402.

Awardee Laura T. Sharpe and Artists For Trauma Ambassador Steve Bogna

This momentous date was declared by the California State Senate by a resolution granted by the Honorable CA. State Senator Bob Hertzberg on March 15th, 2018. The resolution was presented at the Grand Opening of the Panorama City Chamber of Commerce Business Center on April 2nd, 2018.

Awardee Suzi Khatami

In addition to a star studded red carpet and press interviews, this year’s celebration featured the North Valley Military Institute’s Color Guard, the National Anthem by Grammy Award Nominee Songwriting Shane, live performances, the awards ceremony and a dinner. They also honored the Officers, board members, and volunteers who made the Panorama City Chamber of Commerce such a rousing success during the past year. As a special recognition, they honored local celebrities that have truly made a difference in the San Fernando Valley and in Panorama City.

Awardee Dustin Ferguson with special guest, Celebrity Fashion Designer Vida Craddock of Designs by Vida

The Offices of U.S. Congressman Tony Cardenas, CA. State Senator Bob Hertzberg, CA. State Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian, Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti, and Los Angeles City Councilmember Nury Martinez attended.

Awardees Dawna Lee Heising, Vida Ghaffari and Amber Lynn
Chamber President Mejia with Awardee Dawna Lee Heising

Additional celebrities and VIPs in attendance were Saul Mejia (President of the Panorama City Chamber of Commerce and GlobalTech, Motivational Speaker & Book Author), Songwriting Shane (Grammy Nominee), Matias Meza (Grammy Winning Producer) Juan Ignacio (Pop Singer), Klaudia Lua (TV Host), Philanthropist Laura T. Sharpe (Founder and CEO, Artists For Trauma), TV Personality Suzi Khatami (“Our View” show on ATV), Filmmaker Dustin Ferguson (Nemesis 5: The New Model currently available on Redbox), Legendary Action Star Mel Novak (Quentin Tarantino favorite Game of Death), SAG/AFTRA Actress (Who’s Jenna?), Radio Personality, Rock’N’SeXXXyU show, LA Talk Radio, Red Carpet Correspondent, Walk Against MS, Amber Lynn, Actress Dawna Lee Heising (Robowoman) and Actress Vida Ghaffari (The Mindy Project), Vida Craddock (Designs by Vida Celebrity Designer), among others were in attendance.

Awardees with Chamber President Saul Mejia

“As a lifelong resident of Panorama City, it is with great pride that I am president of our Chamber of Commerce and I get to interact and help businesses prosper in our fair city and acknowledge the many people out here for all they do for this great town, said Chamber President Mejia.

About the Panorama City Chamber of Commerce:

The Panorama City Chamber of Commerce, which was incorporated in 2016, is composed of business professionals who are civic-minded citizens. Because of the Chamber’s volunteer work and financial support, Chamber membership gives members a blanket policy of community insurance. The Chamber’s mission is a collective effort to promote the welfare of our community and make it the best community in Los Angeles to shop, live,and to make a living in. The Chamber’s main aim is to maintain a proper balance of growth, shopping convenience, work, and recreation within our community. In addition, the Chamber strives to make Panorama City the most attractive community in the area through cleanups and beautification efforts. The Chamber is proud of our civic and service groups and is confident that through our combined efforts, we shall achieve our aims and remain “The Heart Of The Valley”.

About Saul Mejia:

Saul Mejia is a seasoned TV and Radio Host, an Executive, Business Leader, International Entrepreneur, and Elected Official in Panorama City with over 20 years of experience in Leadership, Business administration, and Public Speaking.

He has vast experience in the entertainment industry, politics, and the business world. He has worked for several companies and is currently a TV and Radio Host for the Spanish TV Show “Sentido Comun” con Klaudia Lua, Additionally, he is the President of the Panorama City Chamber of Commerce, the President for Global Tech, a Board Member of the United Chambers of Commerce of the San Fernando Valley, Member of the Valley Industry & Commerce Association (VICA), Member of BizFed (Los Angeles County Business Federation), Member of the Hispanic Chamber of E-Commerce and a former Elected Business Representative of the Panorama City Neighborhood Council (City of L.A.) where he also served as the Commerce Committee Chair. He has received several awards including 2 Special Congressional Recognitions and the Prestigious AMVETS Medal (American Veterans of Foreign Wars).

About Platinum Banquet Hall:

Platinum Banquet Hall has years of experience planning and staging world-class events, from weddings and large corporate parties to quinceañeras. Our dedication to making every event a moment to remember is what makes them one of the top event venues in Los Angeles.

Platinum Banquet Hall employs only the absolute finest events staff. Their event planners are professionals in the industry of planning weddings, quinceañeras, engagement parties, large corporate events, and any other event you may want to host. Each and every one of their staff brings a passion and dedication to the job that shines in everything they do. Their mission is to keep our clients happy from beginning to end.

More info about the event:
http://panoramachamber.com/

Photo courtesy of Bob Delgadillo and Dan Kennedy

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