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Saturday, August 12, 2017

Proceeds to Benefit the End of HIV Transmission Through

Empowerment, Community & Connection

This Premier Gala Reception is designed to showcase entertainment, LA lifestyles, fine dining, architectural design, outstanding auctions, and more. Created nearly two decades ago by AIDS Service Center (ASC) in Pasadena, the event grew into one of the most successful charity events in the area. With the closing of ASC two years ago, The Thrive Tribe Foundation (TTF) chose to continue the legacy and engaged former Executive Director Anthony Guthmiller to produce the event this year. Big Night Out will continue to explore the beauty and uniqueness of Southern California now benefiting TTF.


Over four hundred guests gather at a grand estate for the event’s Premier Gala Reception and then proceed to various themed dinner parties for the rest of the evening. The Thrive Tribe Foundation (TTF) is excited to announce that the reception will be hosted at the Beverly Hills, Greystone Mansion.

The Premier Gala Reception is 4:00 – 7:00 pm featuring outstanding auctions and samplings from the finest local restaurants & caterers. Special guests include Eric Leonardos (“Finding Prince Charming”), The Pink Lady of Hollywood, Kitten Kay Sera, Rita Moreno, Ann Walker and José Eber.

Guests will then depart to one of many uniquely themed dinner parties throughout the area.

The dinner parties are hosted at a unique array of architecturally significant homes and famous sites. Dinners themes in the past have included: 50th Anniversary of Swanson TV Dinners, Barbie Turns 50, Italian Nights, Cuban-themed Havana Nights, Jazz on the Rocks – Starlit Evening of Jazz, and Art Night.

Eric Leonardos

Kay Sera

Rita Moreno

Ann Walker

José Eber

The Thrive Tribe Foundation will be honoring posthumously Elizabeth Taylor with the TTF Humanitarian Advocate Award in recognition of her work to end the stigma and transmission of HIV. Accepting the award on her behalf is her dear friend and The Elizabeth Taylor Foundation Ambassador, José Eber .

Thanks to everyone that helped us raise $75,000 to end the transmission and stigma of HIV this year. Dismiss