Shanes Gala 2019
March 29, 2019 at 6:30 pm 9641 Sunset Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA Get Tickets

The Greatest Playground Reimagined Gala

Please join us for The Greatest Playground Reimagined Gala on Friday, March 29th at The Beverly Hills Hotel.

Carrie Ann Inaba (“Dancing with the Stars”, “The Talk”) and Scott Williams (Founder, Executive Producer for “NCIS”) will co-host Shane’s Inspiration’s 18th Annual Gala, “The Greatest Playground Reimagined Gala” on Friday, March 29, 2019 at The Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The event begins at 6:30pm with Red Carpet, Cocktails and Silent Auction. The Dinner and Program begins promptly at 8:30pm in the Crystal Ballroom. It is a formal evening with many guests from entertainment, politics, and community supporters.

Grammy-winning Singer/Songwriter, Jason Mraz will perform with our honoree, Evan Ruggiero (Drama Desk nominated actor, singer, and one-legged tap dancer). Jason will present the Courageous Spirit Award to Evan. Councilmember Paul Krekorian will present our Community Leadership Award to Nora Yacoubian, who was instrumental in launching our first inclusive playground project in Glendale. Our final honoree is Kim Culmone, the SVP Head of Global Design for Barbie, whose team is launching the new Barbie Fashionista line featuring a Barbie who uses a wheelchair and another with a prosthetic. We have an incredible night plan and hope you will join us!

Funds raised will support the costs associated with Shane’s Inspiration’s programs that teach compassion and acceptance towards people with disabilities.

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We hope you can make it. If you are unable to attend, please consider making a contribution to this important mission. Thank you!

If you have any questions, please contact Marci Moran, SVP of Outreach & Events at or (818) 988-5676 x105.

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