Last night celebs and insiders gathered at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in honor of The Women’s Guild Cedars-Sinai Gala. Hosted by Kevin Nealon, the Women’s Guild Cedars-Sinai Raised Over 1 Million at Annual Gala and honored Jane and Marc Nathanson.
Actor/Comedian Kevin Nealon, best known for “Saturday Night Live,” “Weeds”, and currently starring on CBS’s “Man With A Plan,” served as the evening’s host. Wilson Phillips, one of the best-selling female groups of all time, entertained the gala’s guests with some of their most memorable classics, including “Hold On” and “Release Me.”
Whimsical designer, Betsey Johnson arrived to the Women’s Guild Cedars-Sinai Gala holding a largethank you sign reading, “Thanks! To all the beautiful people at Cedars-Sinai who took care of my heart with love xox Betsey.” Johnson, who recently underwent open-heart surgery at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center was all smiles as graced the carpet and proceed to do her iconic splits pose three weeks after departing the hospital. When asked how she handled her downtime while recovering from the surgery, Johnson replied saying she watched Bohemian Rhapsody at least 75 times and that it was therapeutic for her soul and fell in love with actor Rami Malek in his role of Freddie Mercury.
The evening included a musical flash mob and Women’s Guild signature raffle and live auction. Guests received a bottle of JNSQ Rosé Cru, a new luxury wine from The Wonderful Company, as a parting gift.
For more than 60 years, Women’s Guild has supported world-class healthcare through research and innovation. Women’s Guild members have raised nearly $50 million in support of Cedars-Sinai’s most critical work, including the Women’s Guild Chair in Gastroenterology, Women’s Guild Simulation Center for Advanced Clinical Skills, Women’s Guild Lung Institute, Saul and Joyce Brandman Breast Center–A Project of Women’s Guild at Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, and the recently announced Women’s Guild Neurology Transformation Project.