The Valley of the Stars Gala and Awards Ceremony, hosted by The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) recognized exceptional Valley stars in Arts and Entertainment, Business, Humanitarian and Leadership on May 21st at the Los Angeles Zoo, hosted annually by The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA).
Attendees arrived in safari chic attire to enjoy cocktails and appetizers next to the Cambodia Pavilion, followed by the awards program in the World of Birds Theater.
Second Sight Medical Products, Inc’s. Chairman Dr. Robert Greenberg accepted the Business award, Dana and David Pump also known as the Pump Brothers received the humanitarian award, Jill Banks Barad founder of Valley Alliance of Neighborhood Councils received the leadership award and actor Danny Trejo received the Arts & Entertainment award, accepted by Sons of Anarchy star Emilio Rivera.
After the awards program, honorees and guests had dinner under the stars, with music and celebrations.
Platinum Sponsor was Wells Fargo. Gold Sponsors included Chase, Southland Regional Association of Realtors, Inc., and Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. Silver Sponsors included Richard Katz, City of Burbank, Glendale Economic Development, and City of Calabasas.