October 20, 2009 04:48pm
Hollywood Honors Mickey Rooney
Source: Lozzi Media Services
by: Company Press Release
All Star Salute to Mickey Rooney at the Thalians 54TH Anniversary Black Tie Dinner Ball to Benefit the Thalians Mental Health Center at Cedars-Sinai. USO Show by Hollywood's Legendary Female Performers to Honor Mickey Rooney and US Troops Around the World. Debbie Reynolds, Ruta Lee, Nancy Sinatra, Shirley Jones, Connie Stevens, Ann Blyth, Mitzi Gaynor and the Golddiggers Headline a Night of America's Most Lovely and Talented Women Performing for their USO Hero-Mickey Rooney.
(BEVERLY HILLS, CA) -- The 54th Annual Thalians Ball will honor legendary film, stage, and TV star Mickey Rooney and the USO Shows supporting America's Armed Forces around the world. Thalians founders, actresses Debbie Reynolds and Ruta Lee, will host the evening along with a contemporary version of Uncle Sam.
Many of Mickey Rooney's leading ladies from MGM and other studios will be performing and attending this year. There are too many co-stars to list since Mickey has been working with so many of them in all different age groups. Mickey Rooney has not retired so the Beverly Hilton Ballroom will be a night of beautiful women he has worked with from all age groups.
Those performing will include, Debbie Reynolds, Ruta Lee, Shirley Jones, Nancy Sinatra, Connie Stevens Mitzi Gaynor, Ann Blyth and comedian-ventriloquist Terry Fator, winner of ''America's Got Talent 2007'' and headlining for 10 years at the Mirage in Las Vegas in ''Terry Fator and his Cast of Thousands.'' Simon Cowell called him ''one of the best entertainers in the world''.
Also Bruce Vilanch and a special appearance by the Golddiggers who are on national tour singing and dancing up a storm as they did on the Dean Martin Show and USO shows around the world. Many stars attending include Lou and Carla Ferrigno, Dick Van Patten, Alex Trebek, Gloria Allred, Barbie Benton, Betty Garrett, Carol Connors, Norm Crosby, Joan Van Ark, Ron Masak, Stella Stevens, Ann Rutherford, Terry Moore, Barbara Luna, Jack LaLanne, Elke Sommer, and Gary Marshall.
The 54th Thalians Ball shall benefit the Thalians Mental Health Center at Cedars-Sinai. There are many ticket sale opportunities starting out at $400. per seat and up. Included in the evenings taped for television activities will be live performances from the stars, cocktails, gourmet dinner and fine wines form the Beverly Hilton's world class chefs, a silent and live auction of the best travel, fashion, memorabilia, jewelry, and dining experiences money can buy -all at sensational reduced prices. Dancing music will be provided by the highly popular live sounds of Lynn Keller and the Suits. The show will be taped for television by ATI-Associated Television International -Executive Producer/Director David McKenzie. Thalians event-producer is Blake Lindquist.
Ticket Information: Thalians Office 310-423-1040 (Please list) Thalians Web Site: http://www.thethalians.org/
The 54th Annual Thalians Ball Honoring Mickey Rooney and the USO Armed Forces Sunday November 1st, 2009 the Beverly Hilton Hotel- International Ballroom- 9876 Wilshire Blvd Beverly Hills, CA 90210 5PM- Cocktails Arrivals, 6:30 - Dinner, 7:30 PM - Show Time Dress Code: Black Tie or Military Uniform- Media dark suits- no sneakers.
Stars are available for advance TV segment interviews:
Media check in call : 4PM
Contact for media credentials and red carpet coordination:
Edward Lozzi & Associates PR 310-922-1200 firstname.lastname@example.org
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