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Saturday, July 12, 2014

D. Plump Consulting to Produce 9th Annual Denim & Diamonds for Autism

ACT Today! (Autism Care and Treatment Today!) announces its highly anticipated 9thAnnual Denim & Diamonds for Autism, benefiting children with autism, will be held on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at the Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village. More than 500 attendees are expected to attend the red carpet gala, including film, television and sports celebrities, the corporate community and other autism supporters.

The red carpet fundraiser, produced by D. Plump Consulting, will feature a cocktail reception, silent and live auctions, dinner program with surprise celebrity presenters, live entertainment and tribute awards to the 2014 honorees: actress Holly Robinson Peete, former NFL quarterback Rodney Peete, actor Nolan Gould (“Modern Family”), singer/songwriter Sophie Rose and Ventura County, Calif. philanthropist Virginia Viola.

"We're honored to be able to produce such an event for the fifth consecutive year," says Daphne Plump, D. Plump Consulting founder and chief executive consultant. "The rate of autism is increasing each year, and Denim & Diamonds for Autism makes it possible for children with autism to get the necessary tools they need to reach their highest potential. We are truly grateful for the opportunity to be a part of such an endeavor." 

Proceeds from the event will provide immediate and direct help,  including behavioral therapy, medical treatment, assistive technology, assistance dogs, social skills programs, tuition for special needs schools and assistance to military families with children with autism. Since the creation of Denim & Diamonds for Autism, ACT Today! has distributed $1.5 million in care and treatment.

The 9th Annual Denim & Diamonds for Autism corporate sponsors (as of July 14, 2014) are: Puritas Organic Gold, Vin Di Bona Productions, Tolman & Wiker Insurance Services, LLC, Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), Aldebaran Robotics, Burbank Printing, City National Bank, Morrie Sage’s Universal City Nissan, Isabella Emporium, Westlake Magazine, Private Protective Services, Rage Models, Tito’s Handmade Vodka and UnitedHealthcare.

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