ACT Today! (Autism Care and Treatment Today!) announced today that the Lincoln Motor Company is the exclusive Auto Sponsor of the 11th Annual Denim, Diamonds & Stars gala, benefiting underserved children with autism. The charitable event will be held on Sunday, October 23, 2016, at the Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, Calif.
The Lincoln Motor Company will showcase the new 2017 Lincoln Continental at the gala. Attendees will have the opportunity to take a personal tour of the vehicle and Lincoln will donate an additional $20 to ACT Today! for each attendee who registers.
The 11th Annual Denim, Diamonds & Stars, considered one of Southern California’s most highly anticipated charity events of the year, is an evening of ACTion. More than 500 guests are expected to attend this year’s gala which will feature red carpet arrivals, VIP cocktail reception, one-of-a-kind silent and live auctions, live entertainment, and a sumptuous 3-course seated dinner by award-winning chefs. This year’s program will pay special tribute to award-winning singer/songwriter Brian McKnight, actress/singer Breanna Yde (“School of Rock”), attorney Don Palazzo, and community activist Donna Kopelow.
Past red carpet attendees have included retired NBA champion Earvin “Magic” Johnson, actor Joe Mantegna (“Criminal Minds”), Grammy-winning singer Shawn Stockman of Boyz II Men, TV personality Tom Bergeron (“Dancing with the Stars”), actress Julie Bowen (“Modern Family”), actor Nolan Gould (“Modern Family”), actor Shemar Moore (“Criminal Minds”), actor David Boreanaz (“Bones”), TV personality Leeza Gibbons (2015 “Celebrity Apprentice” Winner), musician Nikki Sixx (Mötley Crüe), musician George Clinton (Parliament and Funkadelic), actress Florence Henderson (“Brady Bunch”), HLN network journalist Nancy Grace, actress Holly Robinson Peete, and many more.
Funds raised through the 11th Annual Denim, Diamonds & Stars will provide direct care and autism treatment including behavioral therapy, medical treatment, assistive technology, social skills programs, and more.
About ACT Today! (Autism Care and Treatment Today!)
ACT Today! is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing resources and funding to families of children with autism who cannot afford or access the necessary tools their children need to reach their full potential. For more information about ACT Today!, visit: www.act-today.org
About Lincoln Motor Company
Lincoln Motor Company is the luxury automotive brand of Ford Motor Company, committed to creating compelling vehicles with an exceptional ownership experience to match. For more information about Lincoln Motor Company, visit media.lincoln.com