LOS ANGELES, April 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SHARE, INC., the 63 year-old philanthropic organization dedicated to raising funds for developmentally disabled, abused and neglected children as well as medical research, hosts its annual Boomtown gala, "An Evening at Studio 53," Saturday, May 21, 2016 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills.
The always star-filled event sporting guests in "dressy Western attire" features dinner and an evening of entertainment starring Grammy Award Winning vocalist Hazel Payne of A Taste of Honey; comedian Yakov Smirnoff; and American disco and soul band, The Trammps. A highlight each year is a series of dance numbers featuring the ladies of SHARE and choreographed by the award-winning Anita Mann. Internationally recognized radio personality, actor and comedian Rick Dees serves as Master of Ceremonies. Gary Smith produces. Both a silent and live auction, incorporating unique trips and one-of-a-kind collectables round out the evening.
"Since 1953, the amazing women of SHARE have raised over $53 million dollars to improve the lives of underserved children," said Ellen Feder, SHARE President, "As in the past, this year's Boomtown gala brings together the best of these individuals to create what we know will be another memorable evening."
An astounding roster of entertainers have participated in SHARE's "must-see" BOOMTOWN gala over the years and include: Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., John Wayne, Bob Hope and Judy Garland with Johnny Carson hosting for ten years. Recent headliners include: Sharon Stone, Jennifer Holliday, k.d. lang, Jamie Lee Curtis and Bruce Willis.
Founded 63 years ago by seven women friends, today SHARE (Share Happily and Reap Endlessly) boasts 80 active members and is recognized as one of the most successful children's charitable organizations in Los Angeles. Among the groups they regularly support are: Exceptional Children's Foundation, CASA of Los Angeles, The Art of Elysium, Children of the Night, I Have a Dream Foundation, Baby2Baby, Stuart House, CSUN Music Wellness Clinic and a host of others. Members pride themselves on tackling all the work of the organization themselves without any staff support.
Sponsorship packages begin at $2000; individual tickets, $500. For further information, please call (310)274-5361 or visit www.share4children.org.
SOURCE SHARE, INC.