Malibu Resident Lee Phillip Bell Honored by Big Brothers Big Sisters
The Guild of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Los Angeles Presents
ACCESSORIES FOR SUCCESS SPRING LUNCHEON AND FASHION SHOW
Honoring Sandra Stern, Lee Phillip Bell, and Brindell Roberts Gottlieb
Emcee – Actress Heather Tom
Fred Willard, John McCook, Doug Davidson Presented, Fashions From Kyle by Alene Too
The Guild of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles (BBBSLA) presented its annual Accessories for Success Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show, featuring an informal fashion show from Kyle by Alene Too, Friday, April 11, 2014 at The Beverly Hills Hotel. Honorees included Sandra Stern, COO of Lionsgate Television; Malibu resident Lee Phillip Bell, Co-Creator, of Emmy® award-winning daily dramas, “The Young and the Restless” and “The Bold and the Beautiful,” and Emmy® Award-winning Host of “The Lee Phillip Show;” and Brindell Roberts Gottlieb, community activist and humanitarian.
Guild President Mary Willard welcomed guests and introduced five-time Emmy® Award-winning actress Heather Tom who emceed. Barbara Lazaroff, Lori McCreary and Nina Shaw served as Honorary Co-Chairs; Guild members Christine Harte and Teri Simpson Co-Chaired. Lionsgate was presenting sponsor. A highlight of the afternoon included a Make-A-Match appeal by Guild member Sarah Purcell. Honoree Sandra Stern’s Little Sister Melissa spoke poignantly about her mentor and how she is looking forward to attending Loyola Marymount University in the fall on a full scholarship. Former Little Brother and current Big Brother Jeremy Weinglass entertained on piano.
Founded in 1985, the Guild is dedicated to promoting awareness and raising financial support for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles. A volunteer group comprised of prominent women and men from the community, the Guild has raised over $10 million to support the one-to-one mentoring programs of Big Brothers Big Sisters.
For 59 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles, one of the largest youth mentoring organizations in the country, has served children and families facing adversity. They provide one-to-one youth mentoring services, carefully screening volunteer mentors and matching them with youth, and provide ongoing support for the volunteers, mentees, families, schools, businesses and community partners. Visit www.BBBSLA.org.
Photographer Vince Bucci