October 17, 2017
The Los Angeles Mission has announced that its 7th Annual Legacy of Vision Gala will honor multiple award-winning actress Catherine Zeta-Jones. (She has won the Academy Award, the SAG Award, a BAFTA, the Tony Award and numerous other acting accolades.) Jones will be honored with Anne Douglas's namesake Award at the November 9th gala. (Ticket/Sponsorship information here.)
Top Chef winner Michael Voltaggio will receive the Legacy of Vision Award at the Mission's gala. He is the owner of the popular new restaurant ink.well.
The gala event will be hosted by Michaela Pereira, Anchor and host of the daily program "Michaela" on HLN. Music will be provided by country music star Adam Craig.
The Anne Douglas Award is given each year to the person who has made significant contributions to the community. The award is named for Mrs. Douglas, the benefactor of the Los Angeles Mission's Anne Douglas Center for Women and the wife of actor Kirk Douglas.
The event is scheduled to take place at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills. Information and tickets are available by calling the Mission at 213-629-1227, ext. 325.
Sponsors for the event included the Johnny Carson Foundation, the Goldwin Foundation, American Airlines, City National Bank, Go Country 105, the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charities, Resource One and Shapiro West Productions.
For more than 80 years, the Los Angeles Mission has served homeless and hurting men and women of downtown Los Angeles, providing emergency services such as shelter, food and clothing. In addition, the Los Angeles Mission also offers long-term residential rehabilitation programs, including education, job training, transitional housing and counseling.
Go to www.losangelesmission.org for more information about the Los Angeles Mission.