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Tyler Perry

Kristie Alley

Nick Cannon

Big Boy

Romeo Miller

Dr. Ralph Mayer

Let The Kids Grow

Dwight Howard Dr.Rady Rahban

Let The Kids Grow (LTKG) Foundation, a nonprofit organization helping at-risk children held a Gala at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel honoring Tyler Perry, LA Laker Dwight Howard, Kirstie Alley, Romeo Miller, Nick Cannon, Big Boy, Dr. Ralph Mayer and Dr. Shahrad Rahban. Philanthropist and business leader Simin Hashemizadeh hosted and accepted an award for tireless work with children. Performances were by Freda Payne, Cymphonique Miller, Reuben Cannon an auction, dinner and dancing delighted guests. “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with the Let The Kids Grow Foundation’s Percy Miller in supporting this amazing organization,” said Hashemizadeh. “Our goal is to raise enough money through donations and sponsorships to provide after school facilities and medical screenings for inner-city children.” Hashemizadeh is as the COO of South Pacific Surgery Center medical offices and surgery centers in Beverly Hills, San Fernando Valley and San Pedro and founder of Forbelle, a luxurious skincare line. She started WE TV (Women’s Entertainment TV) that is developing several projects. LTKG keeps inner-city youth off streets, away from drugs and gangs serving as a safe haven for youngsters to express themselves with positive energy, after school and summer programs for children 4 to 18. “The Foundation promotes healthy relationships, providing underserved youth valuable life experiences through performing arts, film, and photography. Our mission is to provide education and pomote family unity and togetherness,” said founder Percy Miller. l www.LetTheKidsGrowFoundation.org

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles (BBBSLA) honored outstanding members of the Los Angeles community at its annual Rising Stars Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. Awards went to positive role models for young people and included Sumner M. Redstone, Executive Chairman of Viacom and CBS Corporation (Walt Disney Man of the Year Award); Dana Walden, Chairman of Twentieth Century Fox Television (Sherry Lansing Award); actor/musical/artist/producer Roshon Fegan (Rising Star Award); and BBBSLA Guild member Kim Vamos (Trailblazer Award). Special performances by singer/ actor Lea Michele, Amber Riley and Darren Criss—known for their roles on the TV hit show GLEE. Singer/songwriter Jensen McRae also performed. The gala was hosted by KTLA’s Allie MacKay. Honorary Gala Chairs included Philippe Dauman, Sherry Lansing, Leslie Moonves and Gary Newman. Sarah Purcell and Sandy Bilson Co-Chaired. More than $700,000 was raised to benefit the organization and support its life-changing programs. l www.BBBSLA.org Photos: Vince Bucci

Sumner Redstone, Dana Walden, Kim Vamos

Sherry Lansing, Sumner Redstone

Singer Nancy Wilson Roy Fegan & Roshon Fegan Glee’s Lea Michele & Darren Criss perform

Freda Payne, Percy Miller, Simin Hashemizadeh

Marcus Shirock

Michael Jai White

Eva Marcille Chair Sarah Purcell, Guild President Mary Willard, Chair Sandy Bilson

Julie Chen, Leslie Moonves Congressman Adam Schiff, (his litle brother now a Big Brother David McMillan), graduated Yale University and USC Film School.

Perry Rahban accepts son Dr. Rady Rahban’s award; presenter Mimi Makabi

BHT Publisher Suzanne Takowsky, Actress Nataliya Joy Prieto, Stephen Takowsky Pam Dawber, Mark Harmon

Singer Andy Madadian, Simin

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Kevin Lee LA Premier

Artist Davood Roostai

Olden Polynice, Haiti Ambassador former NBA Clippers Player

Photos: Fabrice Monouis/Brice de Place Photography

Fred & Mary Willard

Jennifer Salk, Dana Walden

BBBSLA President/CEO Singer Jensen McRae Tiffany Siart, Lea Michele

Glee’s Amber Riley

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