GBK’s 2012 AMA Gift Lounge

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GBK’s 2012 AMA Gift Lounge, a set on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
Mingle Media TV and Red Carpet Report host, Linda Antwi, were invited to cover honored the GBK Gift Lounge at the Andaz West Hollywood honoring the 2012 American Music Award Nominees and Presenters.

GBK’s gift lounge was dedicated to the American Red Cross with 100% of the event proceeds supporting the Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. In addition to the monetary donation, another great charity, A Rose of Thanks, created a special greeting card for guests to personalize and send to the survivors of Hurricane Sandy.

The American Red Cross: The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. GBK Productions will be donating 100% of this event’s profits to American Red Cross.

A Rose of Thanks is a non profit that supports our troops through personalized greeting cards. We created a card to send victims of Hurricane Sandy and have sent over 100 cards from students in Charlotte, NC!

GBK, formerly GBK Productions, is a luxury lifestyle gifting and special events company, specializing in entertainment marketing integration. Formed in 2000 by Gavin Keilly, the company’s Founder and CEO, GBK consists of five divisions: GBK CelebrityGifting, GBK Special Events, GBK Weddings, GBK Charitable Consulting and GBK Marketing/Public Relations. Widely known in the entertainment industry for bringing that little extra something into the Gifting Lounge environment, GBK offers its clients a full range of marketing services. For more information on Gavin B. Keilly (CEO), Carla Domen (VP) or GBK,, please go to:

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2011 BraveHeart Women Awards

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2011 BraveHeart Women Awards, a set on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
Mingle Media TV and host Leah Cevoli were invited to come out and cover the Red Carpet for the 2011 BraveHeart Women Awards.

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About the BraveHeart Women Awards: The BraveHeart Women organization, is an online community of women worldwide led by founder and CEO Ellie Drake, who honor women through the BraveHeart Women Awards in areas of Compassion, Courage, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Philanthropy and Collaboration. Visit for more info.

The 2011 BraveHeart Women Awards took place at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Los Angeles on Saturday, November 12th, 2011. The red carpet gala is one of an array of spectacular events held during the four-day conference known as RISE. The annual Rise conference hosts approximately 500 women from around the world who come together to collaborate and grow on Personal, Professional and Global levels. More information about RISE can be found at

This year’s winners are:
KATHARINE (KAT) KRAMER – BraveHeart Women Compassion Award:
Founder of Kat Kramer’s Films that Change the World, and daughter of legendary filmmaker Stanley Kramer, Kat produces films that raise awareness for social issues.…

SHARON BLYNN – BraveHeart Women Courage Award:
Actress and ovarian cancer survivor, Sharon Blynn is the founder of, “changing ourselves and the world within and around us, one hair follicle at a time.”

LYNN MABRY – BraveHeart Women Innovation Award:
Accomplished vocalist and business manager, Lynn Mabry is Co-Founder of the Elevate Hope Foundation(along with business partner, Sheila E.), an organization dedicated to providing abused and abandoned children an alternative method of therapy through music and the arts.

JANICE BRYANT HOWROYD – BraveHeart Women Entrepreneur Award:
A proponent of Global Enterprise and Information Technology, and a strong advocate for Women-Owned Businesses, Diversity and Inclusion, Janice Bryant Howroyd, is CEO of ACT1 Group, the largest minority woman-owned employment agency in the United States.

KELLY STONE – BraveHeart Women Philanthropy Award:
Kelly Stone is a Co-founder (along with sister, actress Sharon Stone) of Planet Hope – an organization that provides medical care, counseling, clothing, and image makeovers to homeless women and women that have been victims of domestic violence. Ms. Stone is also an active supporter of Lupus LA.

HANA AVNI / ITAF AWAD – BraveHeart Women Collaboration Award:
BraveHeart Women is presenting a special award to two women from the Palestinian/Israeli regions of the Middle East (Hana from the Israeli side and Itaf, from the Palestinian) who, in applying Ellie Drake’s formula for collaboration, are committed to working together to bring the women of their regions together. Both true BraveHeart Women, Itaf believes that, “women are the key to change and peace” in her country; Hana also strives for “unity and peace” between all.