A Night To Recognize NRDC’s Accomplishments Over the Last 20 Years in Southern California.
Date: Saturday, April 25, 2009, Media Check-In – 5:30PM, Celebrity Arrivals – 6:30 PM
Location: Beverly Wilshire Hotel, 9500 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA
Confirmed Guests: Robert Redford, Laurie David, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Maroon 5, Host Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Natasha Bedingfield, Jon Hamm, Amanda Peet, Rosanna Arquette, Chelsea Handler, Amber Valetta, Jeff Garlin, Paul Reiser, Alan & Cindy Horn, Peter Morton, Heather Thomas, Elizabeth & Jim Wiatt, Leah Remini, Poppy Montgomery; Honorary Event Chairs Frances G. Beinecke, John H. Adams, and Peter H. Lehner; Event Chairs Colleen & Bradley Bell, Dayna & Steven Bochco, and Kelly & Ron Meyer, and many others.
The NRDC’s 20th Anniversary Celebration will recognize NRDC’s accomplishments over the last 20 years as well as the role of their Southern California trustees in founding and sustaining the office. The evening will highlight NRDC’s legacy on Southern California’s environmental policies, which have served as a model for the rest of the country. The celebration will include a cocktail reception, dinner, performance by Grammy® Award winning band Maroon 5, and culminate with an after party with special guest DJ Rosanna Arquette.
A short film will debut at the event which will recognize NRDC’s 20 years of fighting to protect public health and natural resources in Southern California, and creating solutions to urban environmental problems that are being used around the nation and world.
The event, designed by J. Ben Bourgeois, will feature a vegetarian menu with local, organic ingredients as well as organic wine.
The Natural Resources Defense Council is a national, nonprofit organization of scientists, lawyers and environmental specialists dedicated to protecting public health and the environment. Founded in 1970, NRDC has 1.2 million members and online activists, served from offices in New York, Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Beijing. More information on NRDC is available at its website: www.nrdc.org. Today, there are more than 100,000 NRDC members and activists in Southern California.