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“Lights. Camera. Cure. The Hollywood Dance-a-Thon”
Announces Co-Hosts for Second Annual Benefit Event To Raise Money and Awareness For Pediatric Cancer
The benefit is being co-hosted by Devon Werkheiser and Gia Mantegna. A promo video for the event can be seen here: http://youtu.be/
This is the first year that Gia Mantegna will be participating in “Lights. Camera. Cure.” Gia, 22, is best known for her work in 13 Going on 30, and In the Land of Women. Mantegna made her acting debut at age 13 in the 2003 film Uncle Nino, alongside Anne Archer, Trevor Morgan and her father, Joe Mantegna. In 2006, Gia appeared in Warner Brothers' winter feature, Unaccompanied Minors. She also had a lead role in the television pilot Murder Book for Fox and starred in The Neihgbor alongside Matthew Modine, Michele Laroque and Ed Quinn. On December 9, 2012 Gia was announced as the 2011 Miss Golden Globe for the 68th Annual Golden Globe Award Ceremony.
The benefit is being sponsored by The Penn State Alumni Association Los Angeles Chapter (PSULA) in support of THON, the 46-hour dance marathon held by the students at Penn State University each February for the past 40 years.
To purchase tickets, please visit www.lightscameracure.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/
Lights. Camera. Cure. will take place January 27, 2013 from 2pm- 8pm at Avalon Hollywood, which is located at 1735 Vine Street Los Angeles, CA 90028.
About the Four Diamonds Fund
The mission of the Four Diamonds Fund is to conquer pediatric cancer. The Fund sponsors innovative research and also assists pediatric cancer patients and their families through superior care and comprehensive support. It offsets the cost of treatment not covered by insurance supports the medical team that cares for the children. For more information, go to www.fourdiamonds.org. Last year, THON raised over $10 million bringing total donations to $89 million in the history of the event.
Lights Camera Cure, Chairman
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