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INTEGRATED WEALTH MANAGEMENT

PRESENTS

HONORING 30 YEARS OF

DESERT AIDS PROJECT THROUGH MUSIC, STAGE AND SCREEN BENEFITING CLIENT SERVICES AT


WELCOME

FROM THE CEO

Since the Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards gala made its first appearance 20 years ago, so many people have helped Desert AIDS Project become the world-class organization that it is today through long-lasting contributions of their time and talents, in addition to financial support. Even from D.A.P.’s start in 1984, people like Steve Chase have been joined by Deirdre Coit, Mary and Dr. Lawrence Cone, Anne and Kirk Douglas, President and Mrs. Ford, Father Andrew Green, Steve Kaufer, Michael Kiner, Joan Kroc, Les Dames du Soleil (driven by the talented Marshall Pearcy and Douglas Woodmansee), Andy Linsky, Dr. David Kaminsky, Dick Taylor and Guy Lawson…and, and, and!! The list could fill this entire program. Instead, let me express the collective thanks of D.A.P.’s clients, staff, and board of directors for the thousands of hard-working volunteers, generous donors and sponsors, and board members who have given us their unswerving devotion and generosity, today and over the years. That includes everyone who is sitting at the 2014 Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards tonight and reading these words. But tonight’s gala wouldn’t be the spectacular you are sure to enjoy without the drive, determination, creative vision, and outstanding leadership of our amazing co-chairs Barbara Keller and Jim Casey. While they have already brought us five wonderful evenings of entertainment and activism that have gotten better with every Steve Chase gala since their first in 2009, they have never lost sight of the real goal of why we’re here yet again tonight…to recognize the contributions of those, near and far, famous and “just folks,” who continue to work toward the day we no longer have to say “AIDS is not over.” And Integrated Wealth Management has been there, every step of the way, as presenting sponsor of our annual gala…to the tune of $1.5 million. Thank you, Barbara and Jim, for your unselfish support of Desert AIDS Project…not only as gala co-chairs…but each and every day that you give us the benefit of your leadership on our board of directors, your individual financial contributions, and the support of your incredibly generous businesses. I feel blessed to call you my colleagues and friends. Until there’s a cure…

David Brinkman, MBA CEO, Desert AIDS Project

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WELCOME

FROM THE CO-CHAIRS

When we agreed to take on the duties of co-chairs for the 2009 gala, we already knew we were walking in the footsteps of some talented and dedicated people…some of whom we knew but all deserving of their kudos. The first “progressive gala” in 1995 began at Wally’s Desert Turtle for dinner before moving to the McCallum Theatre for a reception with inaugural honorees actor/activist Mary Steenburgen and HIV research legend Prof. Luc Montagnier, followed by a show by the legendary Harry Belafonte. Since those earliest days, co-chair teams of “The Steve Chase” have helped this annual gala become one of the hottest tickets in the Coachella Valley’s social season…necessitating its move to the Palm Springs Convention Center to accommodate the growing numbers who were clamoring for tickets each year. Following in the footsteps of our immediate predecessors, the extraordinary team of Tim Hanlon and Bill Jones, we only hoped we could keep up the impressive trajectory this gala was already on. Beginning in 1995, the Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards gala has raised millions of dollars for direct client services at Desert AIDS Project by combining advocacy with world-class entertainment. With government funding shrinking from the State of California and under threat from the federal Ryan White CARE Act, D.A.P. needs your help more than ever before to provide essential services. Tonight’s honorees – Curt Ringness, Terri Ketover, and David Kaplan and Glenn Ostergaard – join D.A.P.’s 20-year pantheon of worthy people and organizations that understand that with a cause as pervasive and long-lasting as HIV/AIDS, we truly must think globally while acting locally to get to the tomorrow we hope for…a vaccine against HIV, a cure for AIDS, and an end to the suffering that’s been with us far too long already. Thank you for being with us tonight and we hope you will enjoy this fabulous evening of uplifting and inspiring entertainment brought to you by Live It Up Productions, featuring performers who have appeared on Broadway, national, and international stages – but tonight join us here. Interspersed throughout the evening, you will see the work of film makers and actors who have been shining a light on our cause through work that we honor collectively tonight as “AIDS in Cinema” with our 2014 Arts and Activism Award. But, of course, none of this would be possible without the support of our sponsors, major donors, staff, volunteers…and YOU for joining us tonight. We know that, for as long as it’s necessary, you will continue to fight the good fight and support the incredible work of Desert AIDS Project, in serving its clients and helping to prevent the further spread of HIV in this amazing community that each of you help to make more beautiful.

Barbara Keller Gala Co-Chair Board Chair, Desert AIDS Project

Jim Casey Gala Co-Chair Board Member, Desert AIDS Project 9


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AWARDS

GALA COMMITTEE

DESERT AIDS PROJECT BOARD OF DIRECTORS

AWARDS GALA COMMITTEE

CHAIR

Jim Casey

Barbara Keller

GALA CO-CHAIR & BOARD CHAIR

VICE CHAIR

Barbara Keller

Hon. Steve Lachs TREASURER Fred Drewette

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

GALA CO-CHAIR & BOARD MEMBER

David Brinkman CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

SECRETARY

Darrell L. Tucci

Tammy Fox

GALA EVENT MANAGER

BOARD CHAIR EMERITUS

John Paul (JP) Allen

Curtis Ringness, Jr.

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

Kevin Bass Ted Briggs Carolyn Caldwell Jim Casey Robert Karl, Jr., DDS Steve Kaufer Terri Ketover, PhD Garry Kief David Perez Bruce Purdy Greg Rodriguez Sheila A. Williams, Esq

Barry Dayton SILENT & LIVE AUCTIONS

Kelley Coe EVENTS & RETAIL MARKETING MANAGER

Brett Klein VOLUNTEERS

Hudson Alling BOARD MEMBER & CHAIR EMERITUS

Curtis Ringness, Jr. BOARD MEMBER

Terri Ketover AWARDS GALA PRODUCER

Richard DeSantis SCRIPT WRITERS Daniel Vaillancourt & David Lee EVENT BRANDING

Zachary Self MEDIA SALES

Jones Agency PROGRAM DESIGN

Mark Duebner Design PRODUCTION CONSULTANTS

Gina Leonard & Kim Waltrip CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Trini Garza

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30 Years of Service by Desert AIDS Project Supported by 20 years of the Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards and a generous, caring community

In 1984, Desert AIDS Project was little more than a group of very determined volunteers. With the first diagnoses three years earlier of what we have come to know as HIV, they were concerned about this mysterious illness that was quickly advancing among their family and friends…with deadly results to our local community. Alarmingly, government and the healthcare community seemed slow to respond and the nearest county hospital was an hour away. The volunteers at D.A.P., including nurses and social workers, swung into action by helping to provide case management, education, and psychosocial support.   With the help of leaders like Steve Chase, a model AIDS service organization took form   By 1988, Desert AIDS Project had grown to a staff of 10, including its first executive director, assisted by more than 150 volunteers, who began raising money and awareness with the first Desert AIDS Walk. One of the Walk’s organizers was Steve Chase, an internationally-known interior designer and local resident, who was determined to help the fledgling D.A.P. became a success.   He was also instrumental in bringing the national tour of Heart Strings, The AIDS Memorial Quilt, and You: An Event In 3 Acts to the Palm Springs area, the second stop before traveling on to a total of 34 American cities. His welcome letter in the program read, in part:   It has been a privilege for me to chair this event because I believe so strongly in the message conveyed and its importance to our population. The greatest appeal to me is that the income from this event will remain here in the desert to benefit Desert AIDS Project, a wonderful organization that we have watched grow from a very small size, to a much larger, well-run operation offering numerous services to people living with AIDS and to the needs of their loved ones. I sincerely hope that you will enjoy this evening’s show, and the memories of it will motivate you to continue to work with us in the battle against AIDS. We can’t do it without you.

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Chase played a significant role in D.A.P. being able to open its first fully-licensed primary care medical clinic, staffed with specialists certified by the American Academy of HIV Medicine, in 1992. The clinic was made possible through a gift from Joan Kroc, heiress to the McDonald’s fortune and an interior design client of Steve Chase. Kroc and Chase, along with former First Lady Betty Ford, were honored by D.A.P. at “A Valentine’s Gala” in 1993. When Chase died of AIDS-related complications in March of 1994, his fellow philanthropists and D.A.P. supporters lost little time in creating the first annual Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards in February of 1995. Since then, “The Steve Chase” has honored stars of HIV research and medicine, as well as activist-stars of stage and screen, for their commitment in raising awareness and funding to continue the fight.   In 2014, we’re working toward an AID-free generation…while serving those living with HIV   In the 30 years since D.A.P.’s founding, we are grateful for the scientific research and medication advances that have meant AIDS is no longer a natural result of HIV infection. Today, those who are diagnosed early after infection and begin the appropriate medication therapy can often live a normal lifespan with HIV as a chronic illness.    Understanding that the HIV/AIDS pandemic is still with us after more than three decades, D.A.P. has helped organize “Get Tested Coachella Valley,” the nation’s first region-wide initiative to get everyone tested, free and confidentially, for HIV. The commitment is to provide linkage to care for those who are positive and education for those who are negative, in order to bring about an “AIDS-free generation.”  

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SPONSORS PRESENTING SPONSOR

PINNACLE SPONSOR

PRODUCING SPONSORS

HAROLD MATZNER

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THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR GENEROUS EVENT SPONSORS

AWARD SPONSORS

BENEFACTOR SPONSORS

Annette Bloch Desert Regional Medical Center Helene Galen

City of Palm Springs Family Development Jim Fielding & Edison Briones Here TV James Houston Kaiser Permanente Frank Kurland Macy’s Cookie Miller Out Magazine Palm Springs Life Arlene Schnitzer Smirnoff, Diageo Sysco

MAJOR SPONSOR

Auen Foundation STAR SPONSORS

Elgart Aster & Paul Swerdlove Hard Rock Hotel Donna MacMillan Reaction Marketing United Airlines SUPPORTING SPONSORS

Steve Anders/Wade Foundation Bank of America Supervisor John Benoit The Desert Sun Genre Hotels Heather James Gallery ITEX in the Desert Empire and Temecula Valley David Kaplan & Glenn Ostergaard Barbara & Jerry Keller Terri & Bart Ketover LabCorp Walter Leiss One America Insurance Palm Springs Fine Art Fair Bruce Purdy & Barrett Shepard Renaissance Hotel  Curtis Ringness & Barry Ralph Savoury’s Catering  Charles Schwab The Standard Time Warner Cable Union Bank

PATRONS

Ernie Ellison & Tim Duffy Fremont Foundation John Hancock Financial Services J. Brad Lampley Purshe Kaplan Sterling Rick Rockhill & John Lazarchic Robert Seale & Ron McManigal Mark Seymour/Hunter’s Signs by Tomorrow Jerry Weyer Whitewater Rock

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100 WOMEN & *

Shari Applebaum Sherrie Auen Leisa Austin Leslie Barclay Nancy Bleiweiss-Nevil Annette Bloch Stephanie Block-Arcelus Lisa Blue Becky Bowles Sen. Barbara Boxer Mary Jane Butorac Carolyn Caldwell Sandra Camirand Naomi Caspe Liz Chambers Joanne Chunowitz Diane Cohen Mary Cone Rhonda Courtney Peggy Cravens Traci M. Crosbie Kim Daniels Rene Dell’Acqua, DDS Susan Diamond Pam Erwin Charissa Farley Jaci Fitzsimonds Georgia Fogelson Tammy Fox Carol Fragen Barbara Fromm Helene V. Galen Angie Gerber Alexandra Glickman Shelli Goodman Debra Grayman Stephanie Greene Carol Greer Gigli Marsha Gronseth Janet Grove Joy M. Hamilton, MD Elizabeth E. Harris Sally Helfer Mary E. Hendler Heidi Homme Jaimi Houston Leslie Sholl Jaffe Mary Jardin

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Kathleen Jurasky Suzy Katz Lindsay Kaufmann Barbara Keller Shubha Kerkar, MD Terri Ketover, PhD Kirsten Kief Sally Kirshner Sue Knollenberg Susan Konheim Marjorie A. Kulp Rosanne Kumins Tara Lazar Dorothy Lefkowitz Carol Luber Donna MacMillan S. A. Mahapatra, MD Christy Majors Yvonne Maloney Rhonda Mann Reesa Manning Cheryl Markovitz Eileen Mason Cheryl McArthur Cookie Miller Melissa Morgan Linda Noddle Kristin Olson Evelyn M. Pelico Barbara Platt Pamela Plick Kerstin Pollack Catherine Powell Tricia Prentice Suzanne M. Quardt, MD Shellie Reade Madeline Redstone Catharine Reed Denise Roberge Susan Rosser Jacqueline Rudman Judy Saccente Michele Sarna Jane Saltonstall Phyllis Schahet Barbara Schlager Gloria Scoby Erin Scott Lori Serfling Carolyn Shagrin Ann Sheffer

Nancy Sinatra Amanda Smith Valerie Powers Smith, Esq. Iris Smotrich Jeanne Stanton Kim Tahernia Lynne Toles Susan Unger Marjorie Victor Lois E. Vitale Pat Walthers Julie Warren Gayle Whittemore Sheila A. Williams, Esq. Rabbi Barbara J. Zacky

GOLD Ted Briggs & Ted Jarvis Jim Casey/Integrated Wealth Management Hugh E. Donaldson Yvonne & Bill McCallum David Morgan Mark Perlmutter & John Albrecht Steven Tobin STERLING Curtis Barber & Tim Carlson David Kaplan & Glenn Ostergaard Steve Lachs & Michael Ruvo Walter Leiss Andrew Z. Linsky & Michael Thomas Perry S. McKay John Mesicek Curtis W. Ringness & Barry E. Ralph Louis Smith & Kyle Mudd Dr. Ronald W. Steigerwalt & Michael Carson Steve R. Winters & Don Curtis SILVER Taylor Baird & Roger Allen Dimitri Bakakos & Jack P. Woods Kevin Bass & Brent Bloesser David Brinkman Marlin Connole Bill DeHart & David Kamimoto Larry Espinosa Gilbert Benson Fenn *As of 12/31/2013


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Randall George & Charles Collins Prescott F. Griffith Mark Hamilton Patrick Jordan & Donald Stanton Steve Kaufer Mark Loeffler Chris Longobucco & David De Muro Mark Maslack, MD & Tony Mason Joe McCormack Edward A. Oehler & William M. Haines Marshall Pearcy & Douglas Woodmansee David Perez & James Reed Bruce Purdy & Barrett Shepard Willie Rhine & Albert Gonzalez Richard Rockhill & John Lazarchic Robert M. Seale & Ron McManigal Elliott Sernel & Larry Falconio Steven P. Sharp Mark Stine & Paul Goretski Daniel L. Warn & Ricardo Aguilar W. Bedford Waters, MD William C. Wheeler Jules Young & Matthew Russell

BRONZE Rich Alther & Ray Repp Allan Ames & Cary Lowe Jeffrey Bach & Christopher Campbell Walter Baumhoff & John Macon Scott Beloved Harold Bishop Tracy Boomer & Robert Downing Rob Burrington & Julian di Ciurcio Thomas Clarke Odilo Correia-Lima & Don Ockander Samuel Cramer, MD & Michael Vitale Donald Crouse Geoffrey-Martin Cyr David Dancer & Jose Dias Barry Dayton & Mark Marshall Doug Donenfeld Phillip L. Doolittle Mark Duebner & Keith M. Cornell Michael Eicksteadt Edwin W. Ellis John Fleming Edward Flottemesch Earl C. Gauger & Wayne A. Weiss Robert H. Geiser & Robert A. Berey

Mr. Roman Gronkowski, Jr. Michael H. Hayes Robert Hayes & James Burba Chris Heritage Esq. Michael C. Hilgenberg & Heath Hilgenberg Victoria Hill David G. Hill Peter M. Hirsch & Michael Bakish Erik Hjemvik Mark Jones Allison Jones & Marc Byrd Thomas P. Judge & Lawrence J. Ausburn Robert J. Karl, Jr. & Nohe Cruz Keith R. Kincaid & Christopher K. Harms Robert Kincaid & Rick Hutcheson Karl Heinz Kling & Richard McArdle Geoffrey Kors & James Williamson Paul Kowal & Alan Greenfield Brad Lampley Gene Leone & Art Williams Gerald A. Levin & William R. Huff Eugene R. Leyval & Daniel R. Varela Robert T. Machado & Michael Crick John J. Mahoney & Michael Chedester Jim B. Mallory Jerome T. Manashaw & Ian T. Crawford Irene & John Mancini Dave Locke & Keith Markovitz John Marksbury & Charles Steinman Joe McFate Michael Mellenger Marvin Meyers & Roger Bredahl Michael Miner & Charles Marler Michael Muller & Bryan Arnold

Patrick Mundt J. Matthew Naylor & Victor Rodriguez Peter Parker & Jack Newby Christopher Norman & F. Albert Weaver Jeffrey Norman Barth Z. Norton Tom Patrick & Steve Rulo Dr. Barbara Schlager & Dr. Gary Petrauski M. Kirk Pickerel & G. Roger Martin Greg Polzin Dominick Procaccino Bruce Radler & Stewart Fleishman Dan Reed Gary P. Riley & Jeff Grosvenor Greg Rodriguez Stan Russell & Gil Rose Russ Russell Bob Sanderson & Eric Branthoover Stephen Saponaro, MD & Tim Schneider Ann Sheffer & Bill Scheffler Lanny Seese, MD & Mark Miller William Shaw & Dennis Lynch Jerry Silva & Wade Stearns Bruce Smith & Cameron Brown Rob Speaks & Edward Arcuri Marcos Suarez & Frank Goldstin Kevin Tabor Jef Timms Charles Townsend Darrell L. Tucci Brian Vatcher & Cary Boisvert Bates Westerberg James Whitten Randy Wiemer Gary Williams Ron & Paul Willison Jeffrey Wright

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PROGRAM LaTonya Holmes performs Will You Be There?

Welcome by David Brinkman, CEO of Desert AIDS Project How to Survive a Plague Tribute Welcome by Jim Casey & Barbara Keller, Co-Chairs of Steve Chase Gala Jane Krakowski performs You 100 Women Award Boys on the Side Tribute Eden Espinosa performs Once Upon A Time Partners for Life Award Philadelphia Tribute Nita Whitaker LaFontaine performs Heaven Holds the One I Love Distinguished Leadership Award Tomasina Abate performs Bring Me to Life And the Band Played On Tribute Arts & Activism Award Performance by So You Think You Can Dance ALL-STARS Live It Up Productions Cast performs Home Fund the Need Desert AIDS Project Video Live It Up Productions Cast performs The Last Song Eric Martsolf performs Home Sweet Home Salad Heart of Romaine Salad in a Parmesan Basket Heart of Romaine accompanied by Shaved Parmesan, Roasted Corn, Fried Capers and Tortilla Strips, served with Cumin Caesar Dressing EntrĂŠe Almond Crusted Chicken Stuffed with Artichoke, Feta and Sun Dried Tomato, served over Asian Pear Kimchee and topped with Sesame Ginger Sauce. Served with Carrot Mashed Potatoes, Broccolini, Broccoli Flower and Pear Tomatoes Dessert Homemade Ding Dong Rich Chocolate Mouse, Chocolate Cake, Chocolate Glaze with Fresh Berries 24


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JANE KRAKOWSKI We all know Jane as the hilarious, singing-comedienne “Jenna Maroney” on NBC’s Emmy Award-winning 30 Rock. The role earned her three Emmy nominations, as well as a collective 2009 SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. Her acting, singing and comedic chops place Jane squarely among the most talented triple-threats in entertainment today. Jane’s acting landed her on Search For Tomorrow, where she earned two Daytime Emmy nominations. And who could forget her performance as “Elaine Vassal” in the offbeat sitcom Ally McBeal. But that’s not all. Jane dazzled Broadway with performances in classic revivals such as Guys and Dolls, Company, Damn Yankees and a Tony-winning turn in Nine. Jane’s hat trick also includes film movie roles and recordings with the release of her debut album last year, titled The Laziest Girl in Town. Based on that resume, we’d say “Lazy? Um…not so much!”

LATONYA HOLMES We call LaTonya a 360-degree entertainer: singer, songwriter, actress and voice talent. She most recently took to the stage in Oprah Winfrey’s production of The Color Purple and had a powerful co-starring role on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy. Among her latest recordings is a dynamic remake of Diana Ross’ 1976 smash Love Hangover. LaTonya’s most recent songwriting collaboration was with legends Narada Michael Walden and Allee Willis on the driving inspirational anthem Stand Up. As a Georgia native, who attended Chicago’s Roosevelt University on scholarship, LaTonya graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater before going on to win the prestigious Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Supporting Actress for the role of “Lorrell” in Dreamgirls. She toured with pop stars Christina Aguilera and Macy Gray, appeared as a principal vocalist on Stanley Clarke’s score to the acclaimed film Down in the Delta and performed at Sheryl Lee Ralph‘s 23rd annual DIVAS: Simply Singing AIDS/HIV Benefit Concert. So, any questions about “360-degree entertainer”? NITA WHITAKER LAFONTAINE With a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, we thought of asking Nita to consider working at D.A.P. But that was before we heard her sing. Her style – blending jazz, pop and gospel – caught the ear of legendary producer David Foster, the chairman of Verve Music Group, who has worked with everyone from Mary J. Blige to Barbara Streisand. Nita became one of his favorites, going on to tour with Andrea Bocelli as a guest duet artist, as well a featured vocalist on tour with jazz trumpeter, Chris Botti. She’s performed in three musical theater premieres: Ragtime, Me and Mrs. Jones (with Lou Rawls) and The Ten Commandments: The Musical. On screen, Nita was featured in The Bodyguard and has television credits including the Emmy Award-winning Please, God, I’m Only Seventeen, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and In The House. With numerous studio recordings credits, it’s little wonder that she and her daughter Liisi, performing as The LaFontaines, were finalists on the NBC singing game show, The Winner Is. As far as we’re concerned, there’s no “finalist” about it…Nita is a winner! 25


PERFORMERS TOMASINA ABATE Like any true Los Angeles native, Tomasina is no stranger to Disney or the other studios. She’s lit up Disneyland’s Tomorrowland Terrace stage as a powerhouse rocker with her band, Tomasina, as well as played “Pocahontas” at the worldfamous park’s Fantasyland Theater. Other on-stage roles include “Magenta” at Universal Studios’ The Rocky Horror Picture Show. But what happens in LA, doesn’t always stay in LA…because this singer-songwriter-composer has also opened in Las Vegas for Joan Jett and Lynyrd Skynyrd, as well as sung with a 40-piece orchestra to kick off shows for Earth, Wind, and Fire, Stevie Wonder and Shirley Bassey. Tomasina’s theater credits include playing “Sally” in Cabaret, “Sheila” in A Chorus Line, “Lucy” in Jekyll & Hyde and “Velma Kelly” in Chicago. She recently released a self-produced album, It’s Always Christmas With You and has a full-length album, Here, with her brother and partner in their band Binga & Gogo’s. Both are available on iTunes. Tomasina is now composing an album due out next year. EDEN ESPINOSA Perhaps most well-known for her portrayal of “Elphaba” in the Broadway production of Wicked, Eden Espinosa is a southern California native who made her solo concert debut in Los Angeles in 2008 with a show called ME that she then took to New York for four sold-out performances. The following year, Eden brought the show back to Los Angeles, performing to a sold-out crowd at the Ford Amphitheatre. In 2010, her show From Eden with Love was also performed to sold-out crowds in New York, LA, and San Francisco. She is also well-recognized from her many TV appearances on shows including The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Good Morning America, The Today Show, The 2008 Tony Awards, The 2008 Alma Awards, Law & Order, and Ugly Betty. With numerous other musical theater accomplishments, she played “Maureen” in the closing company of Rent, filmed live and available from Sony. Known for her powerful and emotionally-charged vocal style, Eden has performed with numerous symphonies in the U.S. and abroad.

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ERIC MARTSOLF His BA in Political Science…with honors, no less…emphasizing mass media politics and constitutional law almost drew Eric Martsoff to law school, instead of to stage and screen. While still attending Dickinson College in Pennsylvania, he was performing in choirs, operas, musicals, barbershop quartets, and even a rock band that was proclaimed Harrisburg’s best new band. Since then, Eric has added more than 1500 theatrical performances and 2000 TV episodes to his resume. He is perhaps most widely recognized for his six years portraying “Ethan Winthrop” on NBC’s daytime drama, Passions, before going on to play “Brady Black” on Days of Our Lives in 2008. But this handsome father of fraternal twin sons is so much more than just a ‘soap star’ as proven by his resume of musical theater roles that includes a four-year portrayal of “the Pharaoh” in Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. One critic called him a ‘mix of Elvis and Stallone – a blend of charisma, muscular framework, and a talent to be reckoned with.’ We think you’ll agree. RAY LEEPER AND THE SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE ALL-STARS As a choreographer, creative consultant and creative director, Ray has established himself as one of the most respected artists in the dance industry, with credits spanning television, film, theater, music videos and live stage performances. Ray choreographed numbers for recording artists such as Cher, Elton John and Snoop Dogg. His television work has been prolific – including soap operas, sitcoms and talks shows, not to mention choreographing commercials for Pepsi and Lady Gaga. Then there’s his work on Dancing with the Stars, So You Think You Can Dance, X Factor, America’s Got Talent, MTV and VH-1. His film credits – The Island, Body Chemistry and Move – are as extensive as his stage work, which includes Inappropriate, Radio City Music Hall, Nightlife, Fashion Rocks Broadway…and the 2013 Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards!! Well, he’s back again for a second year with a group of his best dancers, sure to make everyone say “I know they can dance!!”

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HONOREES CURTIS RINGNESS, JR. 30th ANNIVERSARY, BOARD OF DIRECTORS DISTINGUISHED LEADERSHIP AWARD Sponsored by Desert Regional Medical Center Curt and his now-husband, Barry, attended the very first Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards gala in 1995. Excited by what they saw from the still-evolving Desert AIDS Project, they continued to attend fundraising events and became donors through the Partners for Life annual giving program in 1998. But Curt soon realized that wasn’t enough – he wanted to become even more involved with D.A.P. by bringing his time and talents to the organization as well. That’s just what he did when he became a board member of Desert AIDS Project in 2000, serving continually until he was elected board chair in 2007. Over those years, Curt has put his experience as a Certified Public Accountant and successful businessman to good use for the organization. Although Curt passed the chair’s gavel to Barbara Keller on July 1, 2013 he continues actively serving the board, including membership on the audit, finance, governance, and medical committees. Curt has maintained a number of successful businesses throughout his career, including Liberty Industries, Inc. in Youngstown, OH, a marketing corporation specializing in sales of industrial wood products and Liberty Technologies, LLP, an industrial stretch and shrink wrap machine manufacturing company. For nearly 20 years, Curt was the chief financial officer of Mullikin Medical Centers and Pioneer Hospital, overseeing its growth from two offices to the largest organization of its kind in the western United States with over 60 medical clinics. In addition to D.A.P., Curt and Barry have contributed to several charitable organizations including the Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation and the AIDS Assistance Program. They are also Friends of the Rancho Mirage Library.

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DAVID KAPLAN & GLENN OSTERGAARD PARTNERS FOR LIFE AWARD FOR 2014 Sponsored by Eisenhower Medical Center During the 2011 Steve Chase gala, the husband-and-husband team of David Kaplan and Glenn Ostergaard happily surprised everyone by donating more than $50,000 as a challenge to audience members to “Fund-A-Need” for the many HIV medical and social services offered by Desert AIDS Project. This wasn’t the first time David and Glenn demonstrated generosity to D.A.P. They originated the Platinum category of the Partners for Life annual giving program in 2004 – with a gift of $25,000 from the Brautigam/Kaplan Foundation. The Foundation was established by David to fund both the arts and AIDS-related causes in honor of his first partner, Richard Brautigam, who died of AIDS complications in 1989. After growing up in New York and earning a BS in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, David’s credentials from San Francisco State University led him to teaching positions in schools in the Bay Area. Living in San Francisco for 35 years, David ran a successful international manufacturing company and served on the boards of the San Francisco Art Institute, Shanti Project, Names Project/AIDS Memorial Quilt, and is currently a board member emeritus of the San Francisco Ballet. After moving to Palm Springs, David was a board member of Desert AIDS Project during some of its earliest years. Currently, David is a board member of the Pilchuck Glass School, the Palm Springs Art Museum, and the Brautigam/Kaplan Foundation. Glenn graduated with a BA in Fine Arts, focusing on art history and painting, from Montclair State University. After graduation, he helped develop a graduate intern program at the Museum of Contemporary Crafts, now called the Museum of Arts and Design. In 1975 he became the personal aide to the great American dancer Martha Graham, traveling internationally with her dance company. At Miss Graham’s suggestion, Glenn begin experimenting with three-dimensional forms, leading to the development of his pillow sculptures. While maintaining an art career, Glenn also worked for a brokerage firm in Los Angeles for 20 years. Glenn has exhibited his paintings and sculpture in New York, Seattle, Portland, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Palm Desert. His work is in many private and corporate collections. He is represented by Austin Art Projects in Palm Desert. Together, David and Glenn are among the Founding Benefactors of the Kaplan-Ostergaard Glass Center at the Palm Springs Art Museum. In addition to their participation at the Museum, they have established a lending program from their personal glass collection, which comprises over 240 works, representing over 80 internationally-recognized glass artists.

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HONOREES TERRI KETOVER 100 WOMEN AWARD FOR 2014 Sponsored by Annette Bloch Some people might respond with a sense of hopelessness to the Centers for Disease Control’s statistic that one in 139 women in the United States will be diagnosed with HIV during her lifetime. For Terri Ketover, such a public health issue was simply a reason to roll up her sleeves and get even busier than she already was. Terri assumed the role of Chair of 100 Women, the Desert AIDS Project annual giving program that ensures greater access to affordable healthcare for women living with HIV here in our community by providing gynecological services, including cervical cancer screenings and mammograms, as well as primary and HIV-specialty care. In addition, 100 Women members also provide essential benefits to family members of these female clients, including school uniforms and supplies, plus special meals and gifts at holidays. Terri more than doubled the membership of the 100 Women annual giving program in less than a year, while creating the 100 Women Boutique at the Palm Desert Revivals store and filling it with high-fashion items to benefit D.A.P. The night after the boutique made its debut, she tore up the floor, dancing for women and children affected by HIV as a contestant in the 2nd Annual Dancing with the Desert Stars. Little wonder that Terri was recently honored as Outstanding Fundraising Volunteer of the Year at the annual Philanthropy Day Luncheon by the local chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Before moving to the desert, Terri earned a PhD in psychology from the University of Miami and had a varied professional career that included a nine-year term as the Executive Director of the Coconut Grove Arts Festival, and a long association with the City of Miami as a Special Consultant to the Chief of Police and City Manager. She has been officially recognized by the Florida House of Representatives and the White House for founding the “Do the Right Thing” Program, a nonprofit organization with chapters in 53 cities throughout the United States, as well as Germany and England. Terri has served as a member of the Miami Commission on the Status of Women and numerous boards, including the Parent Resource Center for Prevention of Child Abuse, Coconut Grove Playhouse Regional Theater and Jewish Family Service of the Desert (JFS). In addition to being a D.A.P. board member and chairing the 100 Women program, Terri currently serves on the Palm Springs Art Museum Annenberg Theater Council and the Museum Associates Council, and is Co-Chair of Michael Childers’ annual “One Night Only” benefitting JFS.

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AIDS IN CINEMA ARTS & ACTIVISM AWARD FOR 2014

“Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life. The self-conscious aim of Life is to find expression and Art offers it certain beautiful forms through which it may realize that energy.” ~ Oscar Wilde Throughout the 19 years of the Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards gala, many artists who might seem most comfortable on stage or screen have been recognized for the considerable contributions they have also made as HIV/AIDS activists Among others, this impressive list includes: Ann-Margret, Matt Bomer, Carol Channing, Kristin Chenoweth, Tyne Daly, Peter Gallagher, Jerry Herman, Judith Light, Mario Lopez, Lorna Luft, Bob Mackie, Barry Manilow, Maureen McGovern, Liza Minnelli, Bebe Neuwirth, Rosie Perez, Pauley Perrette, Mary Steenburgen, and Dionne Warwick. But just as the entertainment industry often recognizes ensemble casts, plays, and movies that are, collectively, greater than the sum of any individual performance…so it has been with a few remarkable films that we recognize in 2014 at the 20th Annual Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards: And the Band Played On (1993) Sarah Pillsbury, producer Midge Sanford, producer

How To Survive a Plague (2012) David France, writer & director Joy Tomchin, executive producer

Boys on the Side (1995) Don Roos, writer

Philadelphia (1993) Ron Nyswaner, writer Ed Saxon, producer

These seminal films have helped to change the dialogue that surrounds a worldwide epidemic that is now in its fourth decade, since the first diagnoses in 1981. Remarkably, stigma and ignorance still surrounds this public health issue, while individual artist-activists and filmmakers continue to remind us…

AIDS is not over!!

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20 YEARS OF 2013 Lorna Luft, Community Service Mario Lopez, New Generation Arts & Activism Jake Glaser, Partners in Activism Julian di Ciurcio, Partners for Life Annette Bloch, 100 Women 2012 Peter Gallagher, Pioneer Arts & Activism Matt Bomer, New Generation Arts & Activism Hydeia Broadbent, Partners in Activism Father Andrew Green, Partners for Life Karolee Sowle, 100 Women 2011 Dionne Warwick, Arts & Activism Pauley Perrette, New Generations Arts & Activism Prof. Luc Montagnier, Lifetime Achievement in Medicine & Advocacy Patrick Jordan, Partners for Life Tammy Fox, 100 Women 2010 Bob Mackie, Arts & Activism Ann-Margret, Arts & Activism CAEAR Coalition,  Medicine & Advocacy Steve Kaufer & Scott Van Dyke,  Partners For Life Mary Cone, 100 Women 2009 Barry Manilow, Silver Anniversary Community Service Kristin Chenoweth & Bebe Neuwirth,  Arts & Activism Dr. Anthony Fauci, Science & Medicine Bill Jones, Partners for Life Harriet Goldberg, 100 Women

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2 008 Judith Light, Arts & Activism Dr. Donald Francis, Science & Medicine Russ Russell, Partners for Life Susan Unger, 100 Women 2 007 Liza Minnelli, Arts & Activism Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Science & Medicine Jim & Jackie Lee Houston, Partners for Life Kevin Bass, Warner Engdahl Community Service 2 006 Tom Viola, Arts & Activism Dr. Mathilde Krim, Ph.D.,  Science & Medicine Dr. Burt Fogelman, Partners for Life Marv & Carol Sholl, Warner Engdahl Community Service 2 005 Tyne Daly, Arts & Activism Wells Fargo HIV Health Center,  Science & Medicine City of Palm Springs, Partners for Life Perry S. McKay, Warner Engdahl Community Service 2004 Mary Bono, Arts & Activism Earl Greenburg & Harold Matzner,  Partners for Life Blair Alexander, Warner Engdahl Community Service


HONOREES 2 003 Rosie Perez, Arts & Activism Michael Leppen & Miriam Hoover,  Partners for Life Mark & Alan Seymour, Warner Engdahl Community Service Andy Linsky, Special Tribute 2 002 Jeanne White, Arts & Activism Scott Hitt, Science & Medicine Mark Adams, Partners for Life Daniel Warn, Warner Engdahl Community Service 2 001 Sen. Ted Kennedy, Arts & Activism Dr. Douglas Richman,  Science & Medicine Desert Health Care District,  Partners for Life Les Dames de Soleil, Warner Engdahl Community Service

1999 Carol Channing, Arts & Activism Dr. Alexandra Levine, Science & Medicine Wells Fargo, Partners for Life/Corporate Warner Engdahl, Community Service 1998 Maureen McGovern, Arts & Activism San Francisco General Hospital’s Ward 5A, Science & Medicine 1997 Jerry Herman, Arts & Activism Dr. David Ho, Science & Medicine 1996 Cleve Jones, Arts & Activism Dr. James W. Curran, Science & Medicine 1995 Dr. Luc Montagnier Mary Steenburgen

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2 000 Line Renaud, Arts & Activism Dr. Lawrence Cone, Science & Medicine Bill Jones (Carousel International), Partners for Life Guy Lawson, Warner Engdahl Community Service

1993 (A Valentine’s Gala) Betty Ford Joan Kroc Steve Chase

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CONGRATULATIONS TO DAVID AND GLENN, TERRI AND THE AIDS IN CINEMA HONOREES       A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR WONDERFUL VOLUNTEERS, STAFF, DONORS AND CO-CHAIRS BARBARA KELLER AND JIM CASEY  

. WE ARE VERY PROUD OF YOU ALL             BARRY RALPH AND CURTIS RINGNESS, JR.


David and Glenn wish to congratulate our fellow honorees     Terri, Curt and AIDS in Cinema      

A special thank you to    Eisenhower Medical Center         Partners for Life         Barbara Keller & the Desert AIDS Project Board         David Brinkman, the staff and volunteers         and         all our friends who support D.A.P.


Congratulations to the 20th Annual Steve Chase Humanitarian Award Honorees and Desert AIDS Project for 30 years of compassion and support.

Hugh E. Donaldson


Steve Tobin and the Board of Directors of The Grace Helen Spearman Charitable Foundation are proud to support the Desert AIDS Project


THANK YOU Paul Addison Geno Azevedo Kevin Baar Louis Barbo Shelia Barnett Brian Bastian Scotty Beatty Scott Beloved Pat Bergmann Bob Bogard Dick Boivert Tony Buonauro Mike Burger Mark Cohen Jim Day Jose De La Cruz Dee Dee De La Cruz Stan Dean Viga Dean Tony De France Dennis De Groot Julian di Ciurcio Larry Edwards Doug Etie Larry Fossum Fiona Foyston Paull Gagliardi Joe Glassett Diane Glassett Ralph Gonzalez Will Grau Lisa Guiardo Rod Hagan Steve Hale Jim Harris Jack Harris Denise Haslam John Hedges Blake Holiday Chuck Howard

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JoAnn Hudson Antonio Huerta Isac Hurtado Judy Jensen Candy Johansen Paul Johner Jeff Jones Andrew Kesler Keith Kincaid Don Kopczick Jill Langham Donna Lawton Davis Leigh Tiffani LoBue Judy Malespino Denise Marvel Gerry McBride Bill McClintock Robert McCormack Mitch Mellman Charlie Mercer Danny Mills Anthony Monzon JoAnn Morford Louis Mujica Michael Nellisen Greg Newton Mike O’Bleness Joey Oliveri Frank Peabody Ray Perea Skii Perkowski James Person David Reed Rob Rieffel Linda Sue Rosefsky Jonny Roy Esme Ryan Tahir Shareef Don Small

TO OUR AMAZING VOLUNTEERS

Cheryl Smith Steven Sole Craig Stinson Meghan Sullivan David Summers Tom Swedenburg Bud Syderstricker Ty Silvia Carlos Tapia Franklyn Toatley Bill Tobin Gabriel Valle Mike Verbitski Cesar Virgen Michael von Wittenau Arturo Garcia Wilkes Domenique Wulfekuhl


Dear David & Glenn, Thanks for your many years of friendship and support to the community. With love, Ben & George


THE AWARD THE KNOT

United in our shared commitment to fighting AIDS This newly-designed award symbolizes the contributions of those we honor tonight at the 20th Annual Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards. Now in the fourth decade of AIDS, there seems to be more reason to hope than ever before. As we draw nearer to a vaccine against HIV and a cure for AIDS, you help us advocate for those who need our care while we continue to prevent further infections. Your support is essential in knitting together the fabric of our community.

THE ARTIST RIK PHILLIPS

D.A.P. is grateful to the Palm Springs Art Museum’s Artists Council for bringing the talented Rik Phillips to us. His body of work over a 40-year career includes award-winning sculptures in public spaces and in private collections including Barbra Streisand and Armand Hammer.


to our dear friend terri ketover and the honorees of tonight’s event. your spirit of giving is admired by all.Â

cydney & bill osterman


Congratulations to this year’s award recipients and congratulations to

Desert AIDS Project for 30 years of service

and support to our

Community. Barrett Shepard Bruce Purdy, D.AP. Board Member Partners for Life Members


AUCTION ACE Hotel and Swim Club Airport Quick Wash Alcazar Hotel Alicante’ All About Massage Mark Anton and Scott Histed Archangel Gallery Lucie Arnaz and Larry Luckinbill Art Damage Dimitri Bakakos Hardy Bassington Gerry Battle Nan and Joseph Benincasa Susan Bernard Big Horn Golf Club Bikram Yoga Palm Desert - El Paseo BNP Paribas Open Beau Monde Villas Bones-n-Scones Bradford Renaissance Portraits Brighthaus Marketing David Brinkman Merri Brook Cabrillo Marine Aquarium Carl’s Jr. Carousel Catering Jim Casey Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts Chaparral Country Club Michael Childers Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert Christian Hohmann Fine Art Gallery Ciali Studios Claire’s, Inc. comedysportzLA Contour Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery Center Copa Coyote Stageworks Patrick Cross Dandt’s Custom Picture Framing Debra Jacobson Art Dell’Acqua Dental Studio

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Desert 100% Hand Car Wash Desert Adventures Desert Hills Premium Outlets Destination PSP Dick Van Patten’s Natural Balance Food Pet Disney Theatrical DJ’s Heart and Hands Massage and Services Eddie’s Frozen Yogurt EDGE at Hard Rock EISCH USA Elite Island Resorts Caribbean El Mirasol Villas Equality California Fab Figs Fabulous Palm Springs Follies Fusion Flair Gallery 446 and Dimitri Halkidis Gap Inc. Gay Desert Guide Genre Hotel Group Michael Gold and Tony Alberts Barbara Gothard Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs Harrah’s Northern Nevada Haya Modern Art Gallery Bob Hayes and Jim Burba Helios Resorts Steven Henke Hephaestus Hilton Palm Springs Hornblower Cruises Jeffrey Howe Huntington Library Art Collections and Botanical Gardens HurrellPhotos.com Island Packers Jennifer’s Kitchen & Catering John Anson Ford Theatres J. Russell Salon Jerry and Barbara Keller Frank Kurland Steve Lachs and Michael Ruvo


THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS AUCTION DONORS

Jill Langham Dr. Robert Karl Raymond Lawrence The LGBT Center of the Desert Andy Linsky The Living Desert Lynn Hammond Catering Lon Michels Gallery LuLu California Bistro Bob Mackie Donna MacMillan Marc Byrd Eventful Flower Design McCallum Theater Joe McFate McLean Company Rentals/PS4Rent Lon Michels and Todd Olson Mischief MJP Jewelry Montage Hotels and Resorts Jim Nelson Kristen Olsen One Hope Wine Oscar’s Café and Bar Palm Desert Food and Wine Festival Palm Springs Art Museum Palm Springs Fine Art Fair Palm Springs Gay Men’s Chorus Palm Springs Tram Paramount Studios Peabodys Café Pegasus Interior Design and Stan Sullins Photography With Love Poway Center for Performing Arts Bruce Purdy and Barrett Shepard Purple Room Dr. Susanne M. Quardt R&R Menswear Random Haus Palm Springs Reaction Marketing Mindy Reed Reginald Pollack Fine Art Renaissance Esmeralda Resort and Spa Renaissance Palm Springs Revivals

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum Roclord Studio San Diego Hall of Champions Savoury’s Catering Sea Glass Fine Art Secret Environments Shame On The Moon Shields Date Garden Skinn Cosmetics Skirball Cultural Center Iris Smotrich Dr. Mark Sofonio Southwest Airlines Spectacular Shades Wil Stiles Dennis Thomas and Pet Oasis Trina Turk Trio Tropicale Urban Yoga The Venue Sushi Bar and Sake Lounge Viceroy Palm Springs Wally’s Desert Turtle Zin American Bistro

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MARK DUEBNER DESIGN 760.464.0622 mark@duebnerdesign.com

duebnerdesign.com

Together, let’s tell the world your story.

A proud Partners for Life member

Congratulations to Desert AIDS Project for 30 years of love.


Congratulations to the 2014 Honorees

Curtis Ringness, Jr. 30th Anniversary, Board of Directors  Distinguished Leadership Award David Kaplan & Glenn Ostergaard Partners for Life Award Terri Ketover 100 Women Award AIDS in Cinema Arts & Activism Award Bill & Yvonne McCullum

Congratulations to the 2014 Honorees and Desert AIDS Project!

Louis Smith & Kyle Mudd


Congratulations to David and Glenn  from your friends, Bob, Janice, Dick & Lee


CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR DEAR FRIENDS DAVID AND GLENN TERRI & CURT FOR ALL THAT YOU HAVE DONE FOR DESERT AIDS PROJECT BARBARA AND BERNIE FROMM

CONGRATULATIONS DAVID AND GLENN ON THIS HONOR, WHICH EXEMPLIFIES YOUR LEADERSHIP, COMMITMENT, DEDICATION AND GENEROSITY TO THIS COMMUNITY. WITH MUCH LOVE, DEAR FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS, BUD (UB) AND BARBARA HOOVER


CONGRATULATIONS TERRI & DAVID & GLENN ON THESE WELL DESERVED HONORS! WITH LOVE,   COOKIE

BARBARA KELLER & JIM CASEY THE DELIGHTFUL, DEDICATED, DYNAMIC DUO HAVE DONE IT AGAIN!!! THEY, AND THEIR CREW, HAVE CREATED ANOTHER “AWARD WINNING PRODUCTION!” WE, AND THE “EXTENDED FAMILY OF D.A.P.” WANT TO SAY THANK YOU & CONGRATULATIONS!

DOROTHY & MEL LEFKOWITZ


Thank you to Desert AIDS Project and congratulations to tonight’s Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards Honorees Gary Gaiser & Rick Mantle

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2014 HONOREES AND DESERT AIDS PROJECT FOR 30 YEARS OF SUPPORT & ADVOCACY

Carol Greer Gigli & Janet Grove


Congratulations to tonight’s Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards Honorees and thank you to Desert AIDS Project Curtis Curtis Barber Barber & & Tim Tim Carlson Carlson

CONGRATULATIONS TO THIS YEAR’S HONOREES!

2014

John Mesicek


Congratulations to Desert AIDS Project!

Marshall Pearcy & Douglas Woodmansee


30

YEARS

Congratulations!

peter hirsch and michael bakish


Congratulations to the Desert AIDS Project for 30 years of providing health and dignity to thousands of clients.

Steve Lachs & Michael Ruvo


For

Kevin Nyswaner 1971-1992 “It was then, in my grief, that love came to me.”

From your Uncle Ron


30 YE Congr ARS! atulat D.A.P ions .!! Michael Carson & Dr. Ronald W. Steigerwait


Congratulations to the 2014 Honorees and thank you to the staff and volunteers of Desert AIDS Project! Elliot Sernal and Larry Falconio

Thank you to the staff, volunteers and donors of Desert AIDS Project Jim Fielding & Edison Briones

Congratulations Desert AIDS Project for 30 years of caring for our community Frank Kurland

Congratulations to the 2014 Honorees! David G. Hill 127


Congratulations Desert AIDS Project for 30 years of caring for our community Family Development

Thank you to the staff, volunteers and donors of Desert AIDS Project Kevin Bass & Brent Bloesser

Congratulations to the 2014 Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards Honorees BRIAN BELT Congratulations to the 2014 Honorees and thank you to the staff and volunteers of Desert AIDS Project!

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We whole-heartedly support D.A.P. and give special thanks to the staff for their perseverance and never-ending fight. Chris Longobucco & David DeMuro Congratulations to the 2014 Honorees and thank you to the staff and volunteers of Desert AIDS Project! Mark Loeffler Our thanks to David Brinkman and the Board of Directors for all the wonderful work they do to serve the clients of Desert AIDS Project. Daniel Warn and Ricardo Aguilar

Congratulations to the 2014 Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards Honorees Edward Killam & Kristen Olson 130


Art Hall

68573 East Palm Canyon Dr. Cathedral City, CA 92234-1317 (760) 324-6696 Custom Framing 131


Our sincere appreciation to Desert AIDS Project for the wonderful service you provide to those in need. Rick Rockhill & John Lazarchic

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Congratulations to the 2014 Honorees and thank you to the staff and volunteers of Desert AIDS Project! Dimitri Bakakos & Jack Woods Our grateful thanks to the doctors of Eisenhower Medical Center for their life-saving and life-changing skills, especially: Dr. Xolani Mdluli, Infectious Disease Dr. Kairash Noorizadeh, Infectious Disease Dr. Joseph Wilson, Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Ghassan Kazmouz, Cardiology

Taylor Baird and Roger Allen

Congratulations Desert AIDS Project for 30 years of caring for our community Randall George & Charles Collins

W. Bedford Waters, MD salutes this year’s Steve Chase Humanitarian Award Honorees 133


Congratulations! CURTIS RINGNESS, JR. DAVID KAPLAN & GLENN OSTERGAARD TERRI KETOVER AIDS IN CINEMA LARRY ESPINOSA

Congratulations

to this year’s Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards Honorees

ROBERT SEALE & RON MCMANIGAL

Thank you to the staff, volunteers and donors of Desert AIDS Project Joe McCormack

Congratulations to our very own Terri Ketover! You helped us truly become “100 Women”. With gratitude to all of the 2014 honorees and heartfelt thanks for everything you do for the clients and families of Desert AIDS Project.

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Profile for Desert AIDS Project

2014 Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards Gala Program  

The complete program guide to the 20th Annual Steve Chase Gala, honoring 30 years of Desert AIDS Project through music, stage, and screen.

2014 Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards Gala Program  

The complete program guide to the 20th Annual Steve Chase Gala, honoring 30 years of Desert AIDS Project through music, stage, and screen.

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