Ventura, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2013
ACT Today! (Autism Care and Treatment Today!), a national non-profit organization whose mission is to provide care and treatment to children with autism, announces Tolman and Wiker Insurance Services, LLC (http://tolmanandwiker.com), one of the largest, privately held independent insurance brokerages on California’s Central Coast, is a major sponsor of this year’s 8th Annual Denim & Diamonds for Autism fundraiser, benefiting children with autism. The event, presented by Puritas Organic Gold, will be held on Sunday, October 6, 2013 at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, CA. Event tickets can be secured online at http://www.DenimAndDiamondsForAutism.net.
"Tolman and Wiker is very proud to be able to return year after year in support of Denim & Diamonds for Autism," says Greg Anderson, a Tolman and Wiker Insurance Service principal and ACT Today! executive board member. “ACT Today! does what its name implies... takes direct action now to help those children and their families in the greatest need."
Since the creation of Denim & Diamonds for Autism, ACT Today! has provided over $1 million dollars in access to care and treatment to children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) whose families cannot afford the necessary tools their children need to reach their highest potential. Direct access has been given for therapy, medical care, social skills programs, tuition for special needs schools, assistive technology, basic safety equipment, assistance for military families with children with autism, and assistance dogs.
Denim & Diamonds for Autism will feature a star-studded red carpet, silent and live auctions, seated dinner with program featuring celebrity presenters, live musical entertainment, and a special tribute to 2013 ACTivist honoree and television executive Vin Di Bona, and 2013 Golden Cowgirl Susan Campbell Cross, a community activist. Approximately, 500 guests are expected to attend.
Previous red carpet attendees have included (partial list): TV personality and host Howie Mandel, TV news broadcaster Nancy Grace (HLN), TV host Tom Bergeron (“Dancing with the Stars” and “America’s Funniest Home Videos”), actress Jeanne Smart (“Hope Springs”), actor Joe Mantegna (*Criminal Minds”), Vin Di Bona (“Vin Di Bona Productions”), actress Ariel Winters and actor Nolan Gould (“Modern Family”), model/TV host Brooke Burke Charvet (“Dancing with the Stars”), actress Bonnie Hunt (“Cheaper by the Dozen”), actor Lou Diamond Phillips (“Longmire”), actor Erik Fellows (“Days of Our Lives”), television personality Leeza Gibbons, actor Daniel Goddard (“Young and Restless”), actors Kyle and Chris Massey, actor Mark Christopher Lawrence (“Chuck”), professional ballroom dancers Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Val Chmerkovskiy (“Dancing with the Stars”), retired Los Angeles Laker John Salley and Jamaal Wilkes, actor Robert Adamson (“Lincoln Heights”), actor Arjay Smith (“Precision”), actor Callan McAuliffe (“I am Number Four”), and actress Florence Henderson (“The Brady Bunch”).
ACT Today!’s 8th Annual Denim & Diamonds for Autism is also sponsored by Burbank Printing, Vin Di Bona Productions, Natrol, Universal City Nissan, Judy and Jay Hearst, Patalina Floral Designers, United Healthcare, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, City National Bank, Isabella Emporium, and Westlake Magazine.
For more information about ACT Today!’s 8th Annual Denim & Diamonds for Autism, visit http://www.DenimAndDiamondsForAutism.net.
About Tolman & Wiker Insurance Services, LLC:
Tolman & Wiker Insurance Services, LLC is one of the largest, privately held independent insurance brokerages in California and is the largest privately held insurance broker on California’s Central Coast between Los Angeles and Monterey. With offices in Ventura, Santa Maria, Bakersfield and Salinas, Tolman & Wiker is ranked among the top 100 insurance brokerages in the United States. With origins dating back to 1923 in Ventura, California, Tolman & Wiker now has over 165 employees who place their clients’ priorities at the center of everything they do. Their leading-edge approach to providing proactive risk advice and proprietary resources to meet and exceed their clients’ risk management and employee benefits needs allows tolman and Wiker to place over $400 million in annual premium volume throughout the U.S. and global insurance marketplace. For more information about Tolman and Wiker, visit http://www.tolmanandwiker.com.
About ACT Today!:
ACT Today! (Autism Care and Treatment Today!) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing resources and funding to families of children with autism who cannot afford or access the necessary tools their children need to reach their full potential. For more information about ACT Today!, visit: http://www.act-today.org.
About Puritas Organic Gold (Presenting Sponsor):
Puritas Organic Gold is the outcome of many years of research and discoveries by scientific doctors. Our FDA tested and approved natural high alkaline water, infused with USDA certified organic fulvic acid, has resulted in one of the highest quality beverages currently available in the marketplace. Puritas Organic Gold offers a smooth and refreshing taste, while containing more than 77 natural and rare elements. The patented fulvic acid blend contains ionic minerals that with their electric charge can help increase oxygen flow and the absorption of minerals into tissues, thereby improving nutrition and total body health. For more information, visit http://www.PuritasBeverages.com.