Hollywood celebrities, athletes, musicians and VIP’s came out to support Lupus LA. Guests ventured to the Petersen Automotive Museum rooftop where they enjoyed mingling in the Coke Zero Lounge, having their picture taken in a customized photo booth, and sipping cocktails among celebs like rock star Slash from Guns N' Roses and TV star Jason Alexander from Seinfeld. Other celebrities in attendance included Jessie Spencer from TV’s number #1 drama House, Bob Guiney from The Bachelor, poker star Jamie Gold, Melissa Joan Hart, Scott Grimes, Camryn Manheim, and Austin Powers’ Mini-Me Verne Troyer. All these celebs and more anted up in the packed poker room to help raise money for the cause.
Hosted by Dancing with the Stars’ Karina Smirnoff, with music by DJ Blake from American Idol, the Get Lucky for Lupus LA celebrity poker tournament and party featured a raffle and live auction with unique memorabilia from stars of sports, music, TV and film.
Many thanks to the 300 supporters who attended the third annual Get Lucky for Lupus LA event to help raise vital funds for lupus research and patient support. Special appreciation goes to our event sponsors Coke Zero, Marken, Carnival and Dr. Tea’s for helping make this event possible. For sponsorship information for Get Lucky for Lupus LA 2012, please contact Jaimie Minella at firstname.lastname@example.org.