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2014-04-02 16:30:34

Mandela Family Members Princess Zaziwe Dlamini-Manaway and Princess Zamaswazi Dlamini To Attend SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mandela family will be honored with the "True Grit" Humanitarian Award at the 29(th) annual Odyssey Ball on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Anton J. Bilchik, MD, PhD, FACS, Professor of Surgery and Chief of Medicine at the John Wayne Cancer Institute (JWCI) at Providence Saint John's Health...

2013-12-06 12:20:53

Orange County hotel's package includes deluxe accommodations, free parking and shuttle to and from local airport IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There's no place like home for the holidays, which is why the Residence Inn Irvine John Wayne Airport/Orange County wants to help guests get to their comfort zone while saving money along the way. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131206/MN28519) The Park Here, Fly There... US and Canada Package looks to save...

2013-10-16 16:25:41

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The John Wayne Cancer Institute Auxiliary (JWCIA) will honor Patricia Elton, breast cancer survivor and benefactor, with the Angel Award; and Susan Love, MD, MBA, with the Public Service Award at its Annual Luncheon and Holiday Boutique on Oct. 17, 2013 at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Guests will enjoy a Holiday Boutique featuring items ideal for gift-giving and vendors will donate a portion of proceeds to JWCIA. Sponsors include Grey...

2013-09-05 16:26:10

Preeminent Surgical Oncologist Anton Bilchik, MD, Will Receive the "The Duke" Award SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mandela Family will be honored with the "True Grit" Humanitarian Award at the 29(th) annual Odyssey Ball, Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills. Anton Bilchik, MD, PhD, FACS, Professor of Surgery and Chief of Medicine, John Wayne Cancer Institute at Saint John's Health Center, will be presented the...

2013-04-16 16:24:33

Kobe Bryant Sends Congratulations Video (see link below) SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Sitrick, Chairman and CEO of Sitrick and Company, was honored with "The Duke Award" at the 28(th) annual John Wayne Cancer Institute (JWCI) at Saint John's Health Center Odyssey Ball held April 13 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. The gala featured a performance by singer/voice actress Rachael MacFarlane. Lieutenant General (USA Ret.) H. Steven Blum presented "The...

2013-04-03 16:24:45

Singer and Voice Actress Rachael MacFarlane to Perform LOS ANGELES, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Sitrick, Chairman and CEO of Sitrick and Company, will be honored with the Special Service Award, "The Duke," at the 28(th) annual Odyssey Ball, the yearly fundraising event that benefits the John Wayne Cancer Institute (JWCI) at Saint John's Health Center. This year's gala will be held April 13 at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Hotel and will feature a special performance by...

2013-01-23 08:24:56

NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Denzel Washington played rogue spy and a hero pilot with a few problems in 2012, the latter role earning him his sixth Academy Award nomination, among other accolades. Washington also reclaims a title he last held in 2008 - America's Favorite Movie Star, rising one place from last year. Clint Eastwood had an "interesting" year and spoke to a now infamous empty chair, but remains at number two, and all around nice guy Tom Hanks rises one spot to the...

2012-07-25 06:24:26

AVON, Colo., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Roundup River Ranch, an organization that provides camp experiences to children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses completely free of charge, announced today that the John Wayne Cancer Foundation (JWCF) has awarded a grant for $125,000 to the camp. The money will be used to send 50 children with cancer and sickle cell disease to camp at Roundup River Ranch for a one-week session this summer. This marks the second year JWCF has sponsored a...

2012-01-19 05:04:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2011 he was the voice of Rango, he was Captain Jack Sparrow (again) and he was also a journalist. And, again this year, Johnny Depp has the distinction of being America's Favorite Actor. Next on the list are two actors who haven't actually acted in a movie this past year. Tied for number two are Denzel Washington, who was in the second spot last year, and Clint Eastwood who was number 9 on the list last year. (Logo:...

2011-04-04 13:34:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Actress, author and filmmaker Alana Stewart, President of the Farrah Fawcett Foundation, will be presented with the "True Grit" Humanitarian Award and philanthropist Ruth Weil will be honored with "The Duke" Award at the 26th annual Odyssey Ball, the yearly fundraising event that benefits the John Wayne Cancer Institute (JWCI) at Saint John's Health Center, Saturday, April 9 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. This year's gala features a...