Concern Foundation Honors Dr. Peter and Rebecca Grossman and Sue and Barry Brucker at the 42nd Annual Block Party

Paramount Pictures Studios, Hollywood

Barry Brucker, Sue Brucker, Rebecca Grossman and Dr. Peter Grossman. Photo credit: Clinton H. Wallace for DemiGoddessChronicle.com
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By: Christy Oldham

@demigoddesspictures

July 9, 2016

Photo credit: Clinton H. Wallace for DemiGoddessChronicle.com

Photo credit: Clinton H. Wallace for DemiGoddessChronicle.com

 

Paramount Pictures Studios, Hollywood- The Concern Foundation for cancer research hosted its Field Of Dreams for a Cancer Free World 42nd annual Block Party yesterday at Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood to help raise research funds for methods on treating cancer. Thousands of people filled the backlot of Paramount Pictures Studios to lend their support in helping torpedo the

Photo credit: Clinton H. Wallace for DemiGoddessChronicle.com

Photo credit: Clinton H. Wallace for DemiGoddessChronicle.com

disease while also enjoying delicious taste offerings from 60 of Los Angeles’ finest restaurants and caterers. Guests also enjoyed wine, beer and specialty drinks, casino style gaming and even a chance to bid on concert tickets for Adele and Barbra Streisand during a live auction.  Concert tickets were donated by Mitch and Madeline Rose and CAA. 

Dr. Peter and Rebecca Grossman were honored for their efforts in eradicating cancer as Humanitarian and Community Leaders and former Beverly Hills Mayor Barry Brucker and his wife Sue Brucker, were honored with the Beth Hersh Goldsmith Conquer Cancer Now Heroes award. The Brucker family has donated $2.7 million to the foundation since 2011 and the award commemorates Beth Hersh Goldsmith, the former executive director of Concern Foundation who passed away last November from cancer. Barry and Sue enjoyed a 40-year friendship with Beth and have been involved with Concern Foundation for 30 years. 

Barry Brucker, Sue Brucker, Rebecca Grossman and Dr. Peter Grossman. Photo credit: Clinton H. Wallace for DemiGoddessChronicle.com

Barry Brucker, Sue Brucker, Rebecca Grossman and Dr. Peter Grossman. Photo credit: Clinton H. Wallace for DemiGoddessChronicle.com

Home care solution company Honor, the leader in high-quality home care for older adults, and who has partnered with the American Cancer Society, offered guests the opportunity to have their picture taken in their on-site digital photo studio.

Photo credit: Clinton H. Wallace for DemiGoddessChronicle.com

Photo credit: Clinton H. Wallace for DemiGoddessChronicle.com

Photo credit: Clinton H. Wallace for DemiGoddessChronicle.com

Richard and Gloria Pink of Pink’s Hotdogs had a line of eager guests as usual. Photo credit: Clinton H. Wallace for DemiGoddessChronicle.com

Photo credit: Clinton H. Wallace for DemiGoddessChronicle.com

2015 Beverly Hills Mayor Julian A. Gold and his wife Michele. Photo credit: Clinton H. Wallace for DemiGoddessChronicle.com

Photo credit: Clinton H. Wallace for DemiGoddessChronicle.com

Herb Alpert’s Vibrato owner Eden Alpert (L) and Live Nations Chantel Loo, had mouths watering for their signature mac and cheese and sliders. Photo credit: Clinton H. Wallace for DemiGoddessChronicle.com

Photo credit: Clinton H. Wallace for DemiGoddessChronicle.com

Photo credit: Clinton H. Wallace for DemiGoddessChronicle.com

About Peter and Rebecca Grossman

Rebecca Grossman and Dr. Peter Grossman. Photo credit: Clinton H. Wallace for DemiGoddessChronicle.com

Rebecca Grossman and Dr. Peter Grossman. Photo credit: Clinton H. Wallace for DemiGoddessChronicle.com

Dr. Peter H. Grossman is a board certified plastic surgeon whose medical practice is divided between cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. He is the director of the world renowned Grossman Burn Center and President of the Grossman Burn Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Grossman Burn Centers. The Consumer Research Council of America listed him as one of the top surgeons in America.

Rebecca Grossman is CEO of Powerhouse Lux Media, Inc, a multi media publishing and software development company and publisher of Westlake Magazine and West Luxury Magazine-two premier west coast luxury publications. Rebecca is also the Chair of The Grossman Burn Foundation and has developed such programs as their training, treatment and telemedicine initiative and their Stop Violence Against Women Globally campaign. Dr. Peter and Rebecca Grossman live in Hidden Hills California with their two children.

 

 

 

About Sue and Barry Brucker

Sue and Barry Brucker. Photo credit: Clinton H. Wallace for DemiGoddessChronicle.com

Sue and Barry Brucker. Photo credit: Clinton H. Wallace for DemiGoddessChronicle.com

Barry Brucker is the former Mayor of Beverly Hills, a Crisis Response Counselor and Inventor. He holds 11 United States patents and is CEO of an international manufacturer of specialty, digital and security printing inks.

Sue Brucker is an artist and graphic designer and has devoted herself to philanthropy. She holds a black belt in Hapkido Karate and serves on many boards including Concern Foundation, A Place Called Home, the URJ, Camp Newman, and 6 Points Sports Academy. Sue and Barry Brucker are the cornerstones of what it means to be a humanitarian as they have demonstrated their steadfast commitment to public service, community, and service organizations since they were married almost 34 years ago.

For more info on the Concern Foundation: call 310-360-6100 or click here

 

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About christy oldham
Christy Oldham is an acclaimed multi-hyphenate- a director, screenwriter, producer and actress. Her headlining credit includes the feature film "Barracuda" (Released in 2014 by Maverick Entertainment Group) which earned her critical filmmaker acclaim including 3 Best Picture awards at multiple U.S. film festivals. In 2012, she founded the film production company Demi Goddess Pictures and its subsidiary media arm Demi Goddess Chronicle- with both companies creating content that champions woman empowerment. She is also a published author and entrepreneur. In 2006, she opened the Los Angeles pet care business Healthy Dogs Pet Sitting Service- a company that provides a number of services to some of Hollywood’s biggest names. She penned and self-published the book "Christy Oldham’s Manual to a Happy & Healthy Dog" and donates on-going proceeds from book sales to various animal rights groups and charity’s. Additionally, she is the author of the fictional literary foray "Finley & The Emerald Volcano: The Search for the Missing Cauldron" (volume one in a series) that she also self-published and adapted into screenplay. "Finley" is currently in development as a movie. In 2016, she directed 3 episodes of "Vape Warz", a post-apocalyptic web series (season one) that she also wrote and produced, and that has guest appearances by pop icons Ron Jeremy and Jeff "The Dude" Dowd aka The Big Lebowski. "Vape Warz" is now streaming in Japan, Germany, UK and USA on AMAZON Video Direct with season two in development. Christy lives in Los Angeles.

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