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The Rose Breast Cancer Society Set to Honor ‘Mother of the Year ‘
By Jason Lewis (Sports Editor)
Published May 9, 2011

The Rose Breast Cancer Society will hold its Art & Wellness Expo. on Sunday, May 22, 2011 at the newly remodeled Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City.

This year’s honorees include Angel of the Year, Randal Malone, President of the Southern California Motion Picture Council, Carol Connor two-time Oscar nominated songwriter who will sing her original composition, and Mother of the Year Madame M.C. Townsend President of the Regional Black Chamber of Commerce.

Elected in 2011 as the Chairman of the California state Black Chamber’s Council of Chambers, a large group of minority chambers serving the entire Southern and Northern California area.

In addition to serving in 2011 on Mayor’s of Business Economics Blue Ribbons Committee.

With her business successes and economic rewards as a small business owner, she brought those accomplishments and more with her as she was elected in 2000, and remains currently, as President/Ceo of the Regional Black Chamber of Commerce SFV- Southern California. A Chamber which serves over 35 cities, and its boast of nearly 350 small, minority, and women owned business owners, that surely receives empowerment in education, training, social equality and financial strategies for their business. Madame M C Townsend is a widower, and has 4 adult children and one grandson.

Expected in attendance is Stella Stevens, Francine York, Dr. Sheila of Spotlight America Productions, former Angel of the Year Jarvee Hutcherson of the Multicultural Motion Picture Association, Mrs. Stanley Kramer and daughter Kat Kramer, Lady Java, Lady Koenigsberg, Linda Hopkins, Congresswoman Diane Watson, Katherine Hopkins Nicholas, Tom Hallick, Damian Chapa of Amadeus Productions, Kate Linder of the “Young and Restless,” Jackie Goldberg a.k.a. “The Pink Lady” and other luminaries.

Bee Beyer, a featured keynote speaker will share her spiritual journey and victory over cancer through nutrition.   A graduate of Kansas State Teacher’s College, she became a high school nutrition teacher. She created the Food Hydrator and authored “Food Drying at Home the Natural Way.” Also a television producer, she hosted “Cooking Around the World,” the “Bee Beyer Show” and the” Here and Now” series.

The Art & Wellness Expo will begin at 10 a.m. until 3 .m. and is free. The Rose Variety Stage Show begins at noon including the Silent Auction. In order to attend, please send a $70.00 donation per person or a $100 per individual as a Gold Patron for a Gold table of 10 by May 14, payable to The Rose Breast Cancer Society, 264 So. La Cinenega Blvd. Suite 1136 Beverly Hills, CA. 90211-3302. Please include a list with the name of the individual or organization in charge. Tickets will be held at the reception table.

At noon the guest of honor will arrive in a Cinderella carriage decorated with pink roses with a costumed driver drawn by Ms. Daisy, the beautiful white horse who has participated in the Annual Rose Parade. At 1:00 p.m. a buffet luncheon will be followed by the “Together Forever Show” musical tribute to Steve Lawrence and Edyie Gorme starring Kevin Sasaki and Rebecca Holden. Ms. Holden co-starred with David Haselhoff of the Knightrider TV. series.

Dr. Cherilyn Lee of Nutri-med Integrated Health Care, Honorary Advisory board member of The Rose Breast Cancer Society, National Association of Professional Women Woman of the Year 2010-2011 will speak about “Breast Cancer Prevention via CRT 2000 Thermography At NMIHC, Lee practices integrated healthcare Lee specializes in treating: high blood pressure and diabetes; pelvic exams for women including PAP smears; PSA testing and prostrate examinations for men; pediatric healthcare; IV Vitamin and Chelation treatments; and, IV Treatments for drug abuse and other medical/nutritional conditions. Hepatitis treatments are also available to assist the healing process. For more information, go to her websiste at: Dr. Burt Danet, a cancer survivor will speak of the benefits of Plasma water.

Also performing is EMOREJ, and Carmelita Pittman, Founder and Executive Director of The Rose Breast Cancer Society, also a fine and performing artist, who will exhibit her oil portrait of her mother, Juanita Zara Espinosa Uddin, in whose memory this 501.c3 non-profit organization was founded. The painting has rose petals from her mother’s garden embedded in it. The rose was her favorite flower. Carmelita will sing “La Vie en Rose.

Tickets will be held at the reception table. For further information visit or Email: (310) 274-1130.

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