Hollywood Stars + Sports Celebrities Join the CENTER FOR AUTISM in Raising Thousands for Treatment
Thursday, May 20, 2010
From Actors to Super Bowl Champions and Corporations - advocates from around Southern California joined forces this May 17, to help raise awareness and funds for children with autism.
"This was an absolutely AMAZING DAY," says Event Executive Producer Daphne Plump. "We are so thrilled that over 100 advocates came out to support Autism Care and Treatment! The funds raised through this event will help provide much needed therapy, biomedical treatments, social skills groups, and more for children with autism, whose families can not afford these necessary tools for their child to live a productive life."
Tournament Director Stefan de Nocker and Tournament Executive Producer Daphne Plump
Autism Care and Treatment, a leading non profit organization that provides funds for children with autism, has announced its 4th Annual Charity Golf Tournament has raised nearly $60,000.
The event was hosted by award-winning actor Joe Mantegna and Comedian John Mendoza. It was held on Monday, May 17, 2010 at Braemar Country Club in Tarzana, California. The event was Title Sponsored by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc. (CARD), the world's largest organization effectively treating children with autism. "We are - without a doubt - grateful for all of the advocates who have supported this year's charity golf tournament," says Tournament Director Stefan de Nocker. The sponsors and donors made this fun-filled, red carpet, charity tournament possible." The event was produced by D. Plump Consulting.
The Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc. (CARD), world renowned for effectively treating children with autism.
Top Picture: The Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc (Title Sponsor) Founder and Executive Director, Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh cheers golfers on during Shotgun Start
TWIW INSURANCE PRESENTING SPONSOR Greg Anderson (right), Managing Partner of TWIW Insurance enjoys cocktails with his grandson during Tournament Cocktail Hour.
UNITED HEALTHCARE DINNER SPONSOR Jose Corral (left), United Healthcare Senior Sales Executive and his team enjoy cocktails during the Tournament's Cocktail Hour
KIRSCH, KOHN & BRIDGE - EVENT SPONSOR, CITY NATIONAL BANK - PHOTO SPONSOR
THE AUTO GALLERY EXOTIC VEHICLE SPONSOR Eric Schwartz of The Auto Gallery listens to Comedian John Mendoza and Actor Joe Mantegna host the Dinner Program Porsche Panamera - Provided by The Auto Gallery
PAUL MITCHELL - EVENT SPONSOR Paul Mitchell's Director of Media, Alexandra Goodman, mingles with golfers during Tournament Registration
FIREMAN'S BREW - EVENT SPONSOR Fireman's Brew offers an assortment of beers on course for golfers.
VISTA AUTOMOTIVE VEHICLE & HOLE IN ONE SPONSOR Ford GT Provided by Vista Automotive
PATRON TEQUILA BEVERAGE SPONSOR Courtesy of PAUL MITCHELL
ON-COURSE COMPLIMENTARY CIGARS Provided by Fat Stogies
COMPLIMENTARY THERAPEUTIC MASSAGES Provided By Trillium Sports Medicine
Other Sponsors, included:
One West Bank, Carole Young Brooke Foundation, Apothe' Cure, Inc., Countrywide Promotions, Five Star Golf, Golfsmith, The Gift Tree, Murad, Inc. , Wines for Autism, The Littlest Golfer, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Box Groove.com, Arthur Murray Dance Studio, Players Club Golf, Capital Retirement Group, Wendy's, Lockheed Federal Credit Union, Jackson Security Associates, Sweet Spot Golf, Ultimate Foursome, Links for Luv, and Sexy Hair.
Please support our sponsors, by first visiting their websites.
Click here, then click on each logo: http://www.golfforautism.net/ACTivist
Seated - Actor/Comedian John Byner, Comedian John Mendoza, LPGA Golf Pro Karyn Dunphy, Champion Racecar Driver Charles Downes. 2nd Row: Actor/Comedian Mark Christopher Lawrence, World-renowned autism expert Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh, Golf Pro Eva Yoe, Entertainment Reporter Tina Marie Tyler, ACT Today! Executive Director Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson, Tournament Director Stefan de Nocker. 3rd Row-Actor Ron Masak, Racecar Driver/Model Ashley van Dyke, NFL Super Bowl Champion Chris Hayes, Actor Joe Mantegna, Actor Bill Smitrovich, Actor/NFL Super Bowl Champion Ed Marinaro.
Autism Care and Treatment's Executive Director Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson
speaks during Dinner Program
Actor Joe Mantegna - giving send off at Shot Gun Start
Comedian John Mendoza host the Live Auction portion of the Dinner Program
Posted by D.Plump Consulting