5th Annual Pink Pump Affair: High Tea, Fashion Show, and Women of Distinction Awards
Sunday, May 19, 2013
1:30 – 5:00 pm
Montage Beverly Hills 225 North Canon Drive Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Join us for afternoon tea while we honor the female businesswomen, leaders, entertainers, advocates, and philanthropists in our communities who are working hard to make a difference. Past Women of Distinction honorees include Congresswomen Maxine Waters and Diane Watson (Ret.), Actress and Talk Show Host Holly Robinson Peete, News Reporter Beverly White, LA City Controller Wendy Greuel, Bank Executive and Chairperson Maria Contreras Sweet and Dr. Ruth Creary.
Lifetime Achievement Award:
Congresswoman Hilda Solis
Who Served as United States Secretary of Labor
Women of Distinction Awards:
Anshu Batra, M.D., Pediatrician and Autism Expert
Delilah Lanoix-Harris, President & CEO, SMS Transportation
Tisha Campbell-Martin, Actress, Singer, and Autism Advocate
Candace Bond-McKeever, President & CEO, Strategic Solutions Group, Inc.
In addition to recognizing powerful women in our community, guests will enjoy a designer shoe and handbag auction featuring the latest designs from Stuart Weitzman, Michael Kors, Burberry, Prada, Tory Burch, Trina Turk, and a host of major international fashion houses. Last year, celebrity model Toccara Jones wowed the crowd as she strutted down the runway in Galina Sobolev's summer collection.
All proceeds from the event will benefit Special Needs Network’s Parent Advocacy Mentor Program (PAM) and Joe Patton Academy Camp (Camp JPAC) – the only free summer inclusion camp in South Los Angeles for kids with autism and related disabilities and their siblings.
Be sure to get your tickets today, as this highly-anticipated event sells out every year.
To learn more about this event, sponsorship, or media inquiries, contact Special Needs Network at (213) 389-7100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special Needs Network’s mission is to raise public awareness of developmental disabilities and to impact public policy, while providing education and resources to families, children and adults. SNN serves as a link between underserved communities and mainstream developmental disability organizations and governmental institutions, which often fail to address issues specific to these communities.