Operation Smile, the international children’s medical charity, will honor actress Selma Blair; Henry Nguyen, Managing General Partner, IDG Ventures Vietnam and Managing Partner of Los Angeles Football Club and long time Operation Smile supporters the Rodosky family at its 2015 Smile Gala, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills. Smile Ambassador and host/actress, Brooke Burke-Charvet, will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the third year. Kevin Beggs, Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, Jennifer and Henry Salke will co-chair.
Operation Smile provides free surgery for children worldwide suffering from facial deformities, to heal their smiles and transform their lives. Every three minutes, a child is born with a cleft lip or cleft palate. The Smile Gala is a premier event, helping Operation Smile provide hope and healthy futures for children worldwide.
What a wonderful night, filled with so many hearts and smiles. We would like to thank all of our celebrities for lending their smiles and support to a great cause.
WHQ’s would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the beautiful and courageous Roma Downey who boldly shines the light of our Lord wherever she goes. Roma, you have made and continue to make such a huge difference in the lives of all of us by helping us keep our minds fixed on The CREATOR . .
For more information, please visit www.operationsmile.org/lagala
Among those expected to attend include: Selma Blair, Henry Nguyen, the Rodosky Family, Brooke Burke-Charvet, Rhea & Mark Wahlberg, Roma Downey & Mark Burnett, Ashley Greene, Rosario Dawson, Geoff Stults, Lydia Hearst, Whitney Cummings, Craig T. Nelson, Eric Hutchinson (singer/songwriter), Jim Nowakowski (So You Think You Can Dance), Mix Master Mike (Beastie Boys), Jennifer Salke (President, NBC Entertainment), Peter Gruber (Chairman & CEO, Mandalay Entertainment), Operation Smile Co-founders Dr. Bill and Kathy Magee and more