Pasadena Men's Health Organization MEMAH Looks Back at Successful Fundraiser, Thanks Sponsors, Directors, Wonderful Actors

Published : Wednesday, December 18, 2019 | 7:40 PM

Pasadena nonprofit Men Educating Men About Health (MEMAH) on Wednesday recapped its successful gala held in November and thanked its supporters and sponsors.

The announcement pointed to the Nov. 2, dinner and entertainment which celebrated the contributions of four outstanding community leaders.

MEMAH honored Dr. Barbara Freund as Woman of the Year 2019; Assemblymember Chris Holden as Man of the Year 2019; City of Hope as Business of the Year 2019; and Laura Farber, president of the 2020 Tournament of Roses, with a Community Contribution Award.

Additionally, an extraordinary group of 19 actors staged “Health in a Very Happy Season,” an evening of Shakespearean sonnets, readings, and music.

On Wednesday, MEMAH publicly thanked the following patrons and introducers and presenters:

California Pizza Kitchen
Alex Montes
Heirloom Bakery & Cafe
Sally Cook
Mika Color
City of Hope
Congresswoman Judy Chu
The City of Pasadena
Century Housing
Chin Ho Liao,
Councilmember City of San Gabriel
Lisa A. Sugimoto
The Morris Family
Pasadena City College
Rose Bowl Operating Company
Pasadena Tournament of Roses
Chandler School
Thelma and Webster Guillory

Belinda Brown, PCC Board of Trustee
Phyllis E. Currie
Gerald Freeny
Louis Fantasia
Councilmember John Kennedy
Dr. Rick Kittles
Councilmember Chin Ho Liao
Armani Morris
Mayra Serrano

MEMAH is a Pasadena-based nonprofit dedicated to educating men and women about their health. Since 2011, MEMAH has hosted the annual Get Healthy Pasadena health conference, providing free health screenings to thousands of the uninsured and underinsured in the San Gabriel Valley.

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