Cancer Support Community Wings of Hope Gala

On Friday, May 5, the Cancer Sup-port Community Valley/Ventura/San-ta Barbara held their Wings of Hope Gala at The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Air Force One Pavilion.

The gala consisted of a cocktail reception, dinner, live-and-silent auction, entertainment, and dancing. Honorees included Shahryar Ashouri, MD, who received the Celebration of Excellence Award; Tami and David Wank, recipients of the Celebration of Philanthropy Award; Ann Houseal and Lauri Rivetti, recipients of the Celebration of Life Award; and Steve Furnari, who received the Celebration of Hope Award.

The master of ceremonies was Gary Bryan from K-EARTH 101 Morning Show, in addition to entertainment provided by Carmen Carter, the original Dancing with the Stars vocalist; Jason Love, comedian at HBO and Comedy Central; Don Friesen, comedian with specials on Sirius XM, Showtime, and Netflix; and the Durell Coleman Band.

Photography by Marvin Steindler