For Immediate Release
Sunday, February 27
4:00 pm (VIP Red-Carpet Cocktail Reception)
5:00 pm (Seated Dinner and Viewing Party)
692 North Robertson Blvd.
Packages available for VIP tables
Individual tickets begin at $500 per person (includes seated dinner and drinks)
Available at www.apla.org
"The Envelope Please," a signature Oscar viewing event benefiting AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA), turns 10 this year. The event, this year hosted by Pauley Perrette (NCIS), attracts celebrities and VIPs from the entertainment industry for a cocktail and dinner viewing party to celebrate the 83rd annual Academy Awards. "The Envelope Please" is a black-tie event that has raised more than a million dollars for people living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS.
Hosted by The Abbey Food & Bar and SBE, sponsors include Showtime, Graham London, Clear Channel Los Angeles Radio, Paul Hastings, and Metrosource Magazine.
AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) was founded in 1983 and is one of the largest nonprofit HIV/AIDS service organizations in the United States. APLA provides bilingual support to more than 6,000 people living with HIV/AIDS in Los Angeles County annually and leadership on HIV/AIDS-related policy and legislation. Additionally, APLA conducts behavioral research designed to inform the development of evidence-based interventions and assists health departments in evaluating their HIV/AIDS services to ensure the delivery of effective and quality programs. APLA also provides administrative and fiscal support to the Global Forum on Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSMGF), which promotes and advocates for the health and human rights of MSM internationally. APLA is proud to be a community-based, volunteer-supported organization with local, national, and global reach. For more information, please visit apla.org.
APLA Health & Wellness (APLAHW) provides primary medical and oral health care, behavioral health services, HIV testing, PrEP counseling and management of eligible clients, STD screening/treatment, and health education and HIV-prevention services, with a specific focus on low-income gay and bisexual men of color and transgender individuals living in Los Angeles County. APLAHW is a federally qualified health center that includes: the Gleicher / Chen Health Center in South Los Angeles; the Wilshire Dental Clinic downtown; Behavioral Health Services at the David Geffen Center in Mid-City; as well as a mobile dental facility. The S. Mark Taper Foundation Dental Clinic in South Los Angeles is also part of APLAHW. APLAHW serves more than 8,000 people each year. For more information, please visit aplahw.org.