"FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE" -- TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16th, 7pm at:
CIGARS & STARS -- Celebrity Fundraiser to benefit kids with Cerebral Palsy, Autism & Traumatic Brain Injuries
WHERE: The Vanderbilt at South Beach | 300 Father Capodanno Blvd. | Staten Island, NY 10305 | brightstepsforward.org
TO DONATE ANYTIME CALL: 877-NOW-ICAN
ON CIGARS & STARS -- On Tuesday, September 16, 2008: "The Sopranos" Joseph R. Gannascoli and Celebrity Artist Michael Bell help benefit kids with Cerebral Palsy, Autism & Traumatic Brain Injuries at a star-studded event where Bell Unveiled a celebrity portrait donated for the cause featuring BrightStepsForward.org National Spokesperson (and "Sopranos" Star) Joseph R. Gannascoli with Eileen de Oliveira's son Lucas.
View the Original Oil Painting created by Michael Bell for Bright Steps Forward by clicking here
To view original paintings from Bell's studio inventory still available visit: http://mbellart.com/whatsnew.html
Also in attendace were Goumba Johnny (Master of Ceremonies), Actors Frank Vincent, Dominic Chianese, Yancy Butler, Tony Darrow, Adam Ferrara, Tim Kelleher, Nestor Serrano, Max Casella, Dick Latessa, Sonny Grosso, Chef Steve Martorano, Robin Quivers of the HOWARD STERN SHOW, Harry Carson, NY GIANTS Hall of Fame, Otis Anderson & Sam Madison (NY GIANTS MVP/ Superbown Champion), Court TV Star Dominic Barbara, Broadway Star Donna Murphy, NY Rangers Legend Ron Greschner, ESPN Boxing Analyst Teddy Atlas and many, many more...Cigars Supplied by Argenese Cigars.
View a select few Red Carpet Photos c/o WireImage.com by clicking here or view all the event photos below.