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.
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"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
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
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.
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