3rd Annual Face Forward Gala


3rd Annual Face Forward Gala , a set on Flickr.

Mingle Media TV and Red Carpet Report host, Linda Antwi, were invited to come out and cover the , 3rd Annual Face Forward Gala, celebrating a second chance for women of domestic violence at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Deborah Alessi, Founder of Face Forward, and Dr. David Alessi, co-founder, along with funny man Tom Arnold and the lovely Bonnie Somerville, hosted a beautiful, Moroccan themed evening to benefit women of domestic violence.

The gala‘s entertainment program started with George Komsky and his duet partner Becca Stockton performing "Vivo Per Lei," featuring Cirque du Soleil star acrobat Tatiana Gousarova. Headlining the evening was the exotic Ukrainian violinist Assia Ahhatt, who performed her dramatic interpretations of "Overture" and "Four Walls. Special thanks to sponsors such as Turkish Airlines who donated two business class tickets and Aman Resorts who donated a dream vacation for two to Bali and Unici Casa who also donated beautiful Murano glass pieces that were designed by Architect, Designer and Founder of UNICI, Michael Foroutan.

Angels in disguise, Deborah and Dr. David Alessi will continue their tireless efforts to help women around the world escape a life of unforgiveable abuse and let them know there is someone who cares, there is a safe place to turn to; Face Forward will always be one of them. Find out more at www.facela.net.

Alessi Institute: www.facialinstitute.com

Specialty Surgery Center: www.specialtysurgical.com

Unici Casa: www.unicicasa.com

Turkish Airlines: www.turkishairlines.com

My Vienna Gelato & Coffee: www.myviennagelato.com

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Special thanks to Diamond Girl Media Inc. for inviting us.