Wednesday, May 8, 2019

George Lopez Tees Up For 12th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic While Doris Bergman Makes A Hole In One With Exclusive 3rd Annual Gratitude Lounge

By Darlene Donloe

George Lopez is known for talking the talk as one the entertainment industry’s funniest comedians.  For the last 12 years, he’s been known for walking the walk as the host of a celebrity golf tournament that raises funds annually for his George Lopez Foundation, which raises awareness for kidney disease and organ donation.
George Lopez

The 12th Annual George Lopez Celebrity Golf Classic was held recently at one of Toluca Lake’s most prestigious golf clubs and was attended by an impressive number of Lopez’s celebrity friends.
Doris Bergman

After teeing-off for the sold-out good cause, the celebrity golfers were showered with luxurious gifts at Doris Bergman’s 3rd Annual ‘Gratitude Lounge,’ co-hosted by Dr. Sanda Moldovan, Precious Vodka and, which gave away a complimentary weekend getaway.

George Lopez wearing Wrap-Up by VP

Precious Vodka

Doris Bergman is known for throwing some of the best parties in town. It was the perfect day for this fun-filled event that included, of course, golf, Pink’s Hot Dogs, noteworthy gifts, drinks, music and lots of camaraderie, all in the name of a good cause.

Anthony Anderson of Black-ish
Don Cheadle (Avengers: End Game) with Alma M. Callan, sponsor.

George Lopez

The celebrity guests who donated their time for a great cause included Lopez, Don Cheadle (The Avengers: End Game), Eva Longoria, Caitlyn Jenner (Olympian),  Jerry Cantrell (Alice In Chains band member), Andy Garcia, Anthony Anderson (Blackish), David Arquette, ScHoolboy Q, Joe Mantegna (Criminal Minds), Michael Pena (The Mule), Tim Allen, Richard Schiff (The Good Doctor), Oscar De La Hoya, Joe Regalbuto (Murphy Brown), Joe Pesci, Billy Dawson (country singer), Sugar Ray Leonard, Jeffrey Osborne, Bryan Kellen (comedian), Chris Spencer (Real Husbands of Hollywood).
D.L. Hughley
Roland Martin
Norm Nixon Jr.

John Brotherton with Youth Glow Skin Care
Emmy-winner Patriko Darbo and Anthony Anderson
Ron Perlman with Youth Glow Skin Care
Steven Michael Quezada (Flexx)
Gary Valentine (Kevin Can Wait)
William Wilson

Also participating in the tournament were D.L. Hughley, Wilmer Valderrama (NCIS), Debbe Dunning, Emilio Rivera (On My Block), Dr. Jason Diamond (reality personality), Ron Perlman (The Great War), Edward James Olmos, John Brotherton (Fuller House), Kyle Lowder (Ladies of The Lake), Matt Cedeno (Power), Lizzy Small (actress/recording artist), Mark Rolston (Gang Land), Norman Nixon (former NBA player), Patrika Darbo (Emmy winner), Paula Trickey (actress), Andy Vargas (Carlos Santana band member), Roland Martin (TV host), Steven Michael Quezada (Flexx), Gary Valentine (Kevin Can Wait), Kelly Sheehan (PGA), Aimee Garcia (Lucifer).   

Bergman’s exclusive luxury lounge gifts included exclusive Napa Valley wines, fashion-forward footwear, jewelry collections, teeth whitening services, natural health & wellness products, Italian leather goods & accessories, a Parisian fragrance for men & women, Napa Valley weekend stays at the legendary Italian Villa of renowned winemaker, Pat Vinatieri, including an intimate winemaker dinner (courtesy of, gentleman’s California casual attire, skin, hair and body care, cannabis topical and edible products, soy candles, and hearty spirits. 

Guests enjoyed Napa Valley wines from co-sponsor featured Napa Valley wine

Cheers all around at Precious Vodka

Edward James Olmos with representatives of
Beverly Hills Dental Health & Wellness
Norm Nixon with sponsor Alma M. Callan
Adam Wannon and Anais Bertet represented the hand-made,
family-owned Wrap-Up robes

Wrap-Up by VP
Gifts and services were provided by Beverly Hills Dental Health & Wellness;; Precious Vodka,, Napa Valley wines provided by Buywine.comWrap-Up By VP, La Cristallerie Des Parfums; S&G TheSign; Popcornopolis; Downey’s Desserts; True Gold Honey, Inc. and Milena’s Boutique.
Enya Flack of S&G TheSign with George Lopez

Representatives of Milena's Boutique with Joe Mantenga (Criminal Minds)

Milena's Boutique candles were a big hit!

Heather Marianna’s Beauty Kitchen

Green Goddess Collective
Jeff Ferruccio repping Popcornopolis, known for using only natural ingredients

La Cristallerie Des Parfums
La Cristallerie Des Parfums

Some of the items from the swag bag
Twisted Silver
Andy Garcia stops by to check out Deborah Mitchell's Twisted Silver
D.L. Hughley also stopped by to say hello to
Deborah Mitchell of Twisted Silver
The stylish and always popular Twisted Silver
One of the event favorites, Twisted Silver, also participated, as did Heather Marianna’s Beauty Kitchen; Hint, Telic Footwear and Youth Glow Skincare, who have all contributed to several of Bergman’s gifting lounges.

Youth Glow Skin Care

Youth Glow Skin Care

Charise Noel and her mother Teresa Erickson
Michael Pena

Alexis with Hint
Wilmer Valderrama (NCIS) (center) with Tyler Sample (r) of
True Gold Honey
George Lopez and Charise Noel of Charise Noel jewelry

Anthony Anderson (Black-ish) is flanked by representatives of Young LA
The company is owned by two brothers, Robby, and Garry (not shown)
They specialize in unisex quality apparel at affordable prices

George Lopez with Pura D'or
Anthony Anderson and Pura D'or

Joe Mantenga (Criminal Minds)
Pura D'or

Norm Nixon with Charise Noel's jewelry
Also providing gifts and services were Charise Noel jewelry; Pura D’or; Green Goddess Collective; Orasana Health & Wellness; Young LA; Dog TV; Red Duck Foods; Green Goo Skin Care Products; Kam Shield; Rock Your Hair; Sara Happ Lip Balm; Lifeway Kefir; Harvest Snaps; Fusion Essentials; Junkless Granola Bars; Sea Snax; KT Foot Tape; “The Resistors,” by Dwight L. Wilson; and “Mickey The Giveaway Boy” by Robert M. Shafer.  VIP Gift Bags were provided by Popcornopolis.

The mission of The George Lopez Foundation is to create positive, permanent change for underprivileged children, adults and military families confronting challenges in education and health, as well as increasing community awareness about kidney disease and organ donation.

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