BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Experience the First Annual "Legends Beyond" Gala taking place on Thursday, September 19th, 2013 at a beautiful mansion estate located in the prestigious Beverly Hills, California. "Legends Beyond" proceeds and donations will benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, a disease that affects over 1.5 million people within the United States. This elite event will honor multi-Grammy winning group Earth, Wind & Fire's founding member, Maurice White, Grammy winning artist Howard McCrary, and many others who have joined the fight against this disease. The First Annual Legends Beyond also celebrates the birthday of legendary Jazz vocalist Freda Payne as well as the anticipated release of her newest jazz album from Mack Avenue Record label.
The event will consist of a vintage glamour themed evening including a premium cocktail hour, silent auction, live musical performances from some of the most celebrated acts of our time, as well as those from our future. There will be a tribute segment honoring the legacy of Earth, Wind & Fire's Maurice White, Freda Payne, and Howard McCrary with Lifetime Achievement Awards. Catering will be provided by Celebrity Chef KAY, Fashion Show by Celebrity Designer to the stars "M" for Mthemovement, Jonathan A. Logan and newbie Bentlee Wear with flowing champagne throughout the evening.
This is an Elite Red Carpet event which will be hosted by: DENISE RICHARDS and CHARLIE SHEEN. Invited celebrities include: David Foster, Philip Bailey, Verdine White, Ralph Johnson, Katy Perry, Nicole Kidman, Kevin Hart, Jane Seymour, Johnny Wright, Barry Gordy, Clint Eastwood, Steven Segal, Paris Hilton, Kathy Hilton, Priscilla Presley, Michael J. Fox, Montell Williams, Slash, Russell Simmons, Marc Anthony, Quincey Jones, Wayne Brady, George G1 Archie, Rodney Pete, Holly Robinson Pete, Cheryl Burke, Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine, Randy Jackson, Levar Burton, Nene Leaks, Toni Braxton, Darius McCrary... and more.
About Team Fox: Team Fox started in 2006 as the community fundraising division of The Michael J. Fox Foundation. Currently, Team Fox has over 1500 active members and has raised more than $22 million toward accelerating a cure for Parkinson's disease and improved therapies for those living with the condition today. The Michael J. Fox Foundation, the largest private funder of Parkinson's Research, pursues its goals through an aggressively funded, highly targeted research program, and has invested more than $313 million in research to date.
Over five million people worldwide are living with Parkinson's disease, a chronic, degenerative neurological disorder whose symptoms typically progress from mild tremors to complete physical incapacitate. In the United States, an estimated 60,000 new cases will be diagnosed this year alone. There is no known cure for Parkinson's disease. Current treatments mask symptoms but do not alter or slow disease progression.
About Legends Beyond:
Legends Beyond, LLC is a full-service entertainment marketing agency and will help conceptualize, coordinate, and implement all production elements. We will utilize our extensive expertise in event production, while leveraging industry and vendor relationships to ensure a seamless, turn-key event. We also specialize in branding, public relations, and non-traditional communications - fusing brands together to produce exciting and measurable results, helping clients introduce new products to tastemakers and influencers.
Beyond brands and entertainment, important humanitarians, social and charitable causes inspire Legends Beyond to lend its expertise and experience with entertainment and marketing to educate and bring about change. Working with numerous socially conscious artists and companies who understand the power of music and celebrity to advance important issues and agendas. Legends Beyond has forged a cultural initiative for a new, more progressive generation.
For more information and sponsorship: Brandon Pope, 404-437-4137, Dianna S. Liner, 832-458-4259 or firstname.lastname@example.org 855-643-7484
For tickets: www.legendsbeyond.com or 855-643-7464
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