Hennessy-Resurrection Blvd. Celebration Attracts Top Names In Latino Entertainment
More Than 400 Guests Gather for Hennessy Cognac
Donation to Local AIDS Charity
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Last Saturday, Hennessy Cognac honored Showtime Television drama series, "Resurrection Blvd.," at the Park Plaza Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Hosted by creator and executive producer, Dennis Leoni, the Hennessy celebration of Latino artists in the entertainment industry paid tribute to the groundbreaking significance of this nationally acclaimed cable drama series now in its third season. The international Cognac producer, Hennessy made a $10,000 donation to local AIDS charity, Las Memorias, as part of the event. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20021014/LAM098 ) "This was a true celebration of Latinos in entertainment," said Larry Greifer, senior vice president of Entertainment Marketing for Hennessy Cognac. "The industry came out to salute the achievements of this great show and the people who make it possible." The cast of "Resurrection Blvd."; including Michael DeLorenzo, Nicholas Gonzalez and Tony Plana, joined the festivities, as well as Maria Conchita Alonso, Esai Morales, Adam Rodriguez, Jacob Vargas, Danny Trejo, Mia St. John Rosales, and Shelly Morrison. The celebrities also gathered for the presentation of Hennessy's $10,000 donation to the local AIDS charity, Las Memorias, which was founded in 1983 to create change and awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS in the Latino community. Hennessy's "Resurrection Blvd." celebration took place at LA's historical Park Plaza Hotel originally built in 1925 for the Elk's Club. The event was accompanied by the Latin & Jazz sounds of Santa Monica-based band "Bad Dog No Biscuit." With its third season underway, "Resurrection Blvd." is making entertainment history as the first and longest-running Latino-supported dramatic series ever to run on American Television. "Resurrection Blvd." airs weekly on Wednesday's at 10:45 PM ET/PT on Showtime. Hennessy Cognac is imported by Schieffelin & Somerset Co., a joint-venture company between Moet - Hennessy and Diageo. Make Your Opinion Count - Click Here http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X85224851
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