UPDATED PRESS RELEASE: 5.20.10
LIFE WITHOUT LIMITS GALA, 2010, RAISES $360K PLUS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES.
Newport Beach, Calif, May 15, 2010-with more than 350 guests in attendance, United Cerebral Palsy, Orange County (UCP-OC) presented their Annual Spectacular ‘Life Without Limits Gala’. The event was held at the gorgeous Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach, Calif. The kids of UCP-OC greeted guests as they walked the orange carpet while live music played in the background. The theme for this year’s gala was ‘Watch us Soar’ and the organization certainly soared with a record breaking total of funds raised. Attendees included Honoree, David E.I. Pyott, Allergan Chairman and CEO. David received the IMPACT Award for his steadfast support of United Cerebral Palsy and the children they serve. The 18 sponsors at the event included, The Dubia Family Foundation; Dana Dowers and DLD Insurance; Abbott Medical Optics; Morgan Stanley and Gibson; Dunn & Crutcher LLP. As guests dined, fabulous trips and tickets were auctioned off. “It was such an honor to spend an evening with such generous supporters dedicated to our mission.” Cathleen Collins, CEO UCP-OC.
Sample of Live item auctions at the 2010 Life Without Limits Gala included: -Exclusive evening at the Grammy Awards and passes to VIP “After Party”. Travel in style in a luxury limousine and experience a 2 night stay in a deluxe guest room at the Beverly Hills Montage. -7 night stay at a Private Estate 4 bedroom villa in the exclusive area of La Punta, Manzanillo, Mexico. -Private limousine transportation to see the Los Angeles Lakers live with incredible seats – 4th row center court. -2 VIP Premiere seats to the sold out James taylor and Carole King show at the Honda Center in Anaheim. -7 night stay in a fully furnished 4 bedroom private home in the very cozy Sea Coast Shores Estate of East Falmouth, MA on Cape Cod. 2010 Life without Limits gala Lead Sponsors included: -The Allergan Foundation -The Dubia Family foundation -Dana Dowers and DLD Insurance Top Sponsors Included:Abbott Medical Optics; Morgan Stanley; Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP.
Contributors included: Aitken, Aitken & Cohn; Dorsey & Whitney LLP; Chapman University; Paul Hastings; Goldman Sachs; Jones Day; Edwards; Dale & Judy Duncan; CHOC Children’s; Ernst & Young; Microsoft; Speaktech.
About UCP-OC For over half a century, United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County has earned a reputation for providing a range of vital services that improve individual well-being, promote inclusion into society at all levels, and support families who have a child with development disabilities. For more information please visit our website: www.ucp-oc.org.
PRESS RELEASE 5.15.10
COME WATCH US SOAR! AND WALK THE ORANGE CARPET TO SUPPORT UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY OF ORANGE COUNTY.
(Balboa Bay Club), United Cerebral Palsy presents their Annual Spectacular Life Without Limits Gala, 2010, “Watch us Soar”. Attendees will have the opportunity to experience fine dining while bidding on fabulous live auction items. Honory, David E.I. Pyott, Allergan Chairman and CEO will be receiving the UCP IMPACT Award for his steadfast support amongst attendees who share the same mission to celebrate children and support United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County.
Live music will be provided by world renowned band LiquidBlue. Items in the live auction include a VIP Grammy experience, Manzanilla vacation and many others. Sponsors of the evening include The Allergan Foundation; D.L.D. Insurance Brokers; Inc; The Dubia Family; Morgan Stunley; Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP; Goldman Sachs and many more.
The event will be held on May 15th, 2010 at Balboa Bay Club & Resort, 1221 West Coast Highway, Newport Beach, California 92663. The evening will begin at 5:30 PM with a cocktail Reception and Childrens Art Auction. To purchase tickets online: www.ucp-oc.org or Call 949.333.6452. For additional information email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
About United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County: For over half a century, United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County has earned a reputation for providing a range of vital services that improve individual well-being, promote inclusion into society at all levels, and support families who have a child with development disabilities. For more information please visit our website: www.ucp-oc.org.