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SIP & GIVE Drinks: Beverly Hills Launch-Citizen Ft. Karen A. Clark

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CITIZEN Beverly Hills

184 North Canon Drive

Beverly Hills, CA 90210

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Please Join Us as We Kick Off the New Year 2017 in partnership with the Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival (LAWTF) Wine Down Wednesdays and Expand Our SIP & GIVE Signature Drinks to Beverly Hills at Citizen Restaurant featuring Karen A. Clark who will be performing. Ms. Clark is a singer, songwriter, poet, performer, and, a Senior Vice President, leading marketing strategy for a large bank.

We will have Pat Prescott of the 94.7 The Wave Co-Host our event. Also in partnership with the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce, President & CEO, Todd Johnson will make some welcome remarks. There will be lots of Fun, Food, Raffle Prizes and an opportunity to Meet & Mingle with others all while Giving Back to a Great Cause of Raising Awareness and Funds for the Adoption and Foster Care Community!! 100% of proceeds of this SIP & GIVE launch event will benefit the Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival (LAWTF) and Mixed Roots Foundation.

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Ronald Reagan Library & Museum Guided Tour and Meet & Greet with Michael Reagan, Adopted son of President Ronald Reagan and Author of Twice Adopted (For Up to 10 Guests / Valid up to 6 Months)

About Karen A. Clark
Karen A. Clark is an actor, singer, songwriter, & producer. Her sophomore album, the Karen A. Clark Project, is available on iTunes, & CD Baby; and the 3rd is in process. Locally she has been featured on the main stage of the Long Beach Jazz Fest several times; Pip’s; and the Central Ave Jazz Fest to name a few. Karen’s one woman theatrical show “The Women”, has been featured numerous times (2013 – present) at the Ivy Substation (home of The Actor’s Gang); The Electric Lodge; The Fremont Centre Theatre locally; and in several venues nationally. Karen is also a senior vice president and the Multicultural Strategy Manager at City National Bank, creating marketing strategies to attract diverse clients; as well as overseeing diversity & inclusion strategies internally. Prior to, she was the multicultural marketing manager for U.S. Bank; before that, development director for national non-profit Operation HOPE. Karen began her career in Wells Fargo’s construction lending group; then Bank of America as a commercial real estate manager of a $7 billion portfolio; and later served as a corporate diversity specialist for BofA, trained and certified by J. Howard and Associates, travelling domestically and internationally, teaching managers how to attain greater bottom line productivity utilizing effective inclusionary practices; self-examination; and, behavioral change.Karen serves the following boards: Educating Young Minds (president); L.A. Women’s Theatre Festival (secretary); PCR small business development Center (treasurer); Streetlights (PA training program) and, financial education director for the Duke Media Foundation. She holds a BA in economics (CSU Sacramento); was named one of the “Top 20 Black Female Power Players in L.A. Business” Focus Magazine; and received a Diversity Leadership award from the CA & Nat’l Diversity Councils, 2015. Karen can be found on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @KarenAClark.

About Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival (LAWTF)
The Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival (LAWTF) was founded in 1993 and is the oldest solo festival for women in the greater Los Angeles area. The mission of this non-profit arts organization is to empower women artists to engage and inspire communities through the production of multidisciplinary solo performances and educational outreach. The Annual Festival honors the achievement of extraordinary women in theatre. Over 500 extraordinary solo artists have been produced from around the globe and over 3000 youth served in the LA Unified School District. Karen A. Clark has premiered two of her solo shows with The Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival (LAWTF). To learn more and support, please visit: http://lawtf.org/

About Citizen Beverly Hills
Located in the heart of Beverly Hills, Citizen is a social dining experience featuring an eclectic American menu from Chef Scott Howard. Seasonal dishes are meant to be shared and the menu encourages guests to craft their own experience. Josh Goldman’s bar program draws inspiration from iconic 1960’s Americana and features transportive tiki cocktails and irreverent straightforward drinks. The interior of the restaurant hints at the rebellious style and glamour of 1960s Beverly Hills. As the former location of celebrity tailor Jack Taylor, the restaurant echoes a bespoke sense of quality that feels suited to every guest. Adding to the atmosphere is a large open-air lounge and fire pit that plays hosts to the evening’s cocktail party which starts early and goes all night long. To learn more and book reservations, please visit: http://citizenbeverlyhills.com/

About Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce
The mission of the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce is to EMPOWER BUSINESS TO THRIVE by OPTIMIZING CONNECTIONS. The Beverly Hills Chamber serves the luxury capital of the world through marketing, advocacy and education for the Beverly Hills business community. The Chamber – with its committees, councils, staff and valuable members – works with city officials, local businesses and the community at large to promote the local economy. The Chamber has been the voice of business in Beverly Hills since 1923 and operates as a membership organization comprised of more than 800 local businesses who believe in the importance of creating a solid foundation within the community. To accomplish their mission, the Chamber relies on the efforts of our members, our Board of Directors, volunteers and the generosity of companies who sponsor their events and programs. To become a member, sponsor or volunteer, please visit: http://www.beverlyhillschamber.com/


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