Deborah Alessi, co-founder of the non-profit Face Forward, read
my book "A Dance with the Devil" while on vacation in May. She
immediately invited me to be on the Honorary Committee. The
fund raising gala was held on September 15, 2012, at the Beverly
Wilshire Hotel. My Godson, Scott, escorted me.
|Copyright 2012 Barbara Bentley All Rights Reserved
Author of "A Dance with the Devil: A True Story of Marriage to a Psychopath" and "The Little Book of Success: Turn Your Dreams into Reality with Four Simple Tools"
|Barbara and co-host Tom Arnold at the
VIP reception before the gala
|Left to Right: Deborah Alessi,
Bonnie Sommerville (co-host) and
Dr. Alessi on the Red Carpet
|Barbara and Scott amidst the Silent Auction treasures. The
reception was held on an open terrace and it was very warm.
|Scott with a Beverly Hills hair stylist and his friend
|Barbara, Tom Arnold, and Scott with Beverly Hills in the background
|Fun chairs in the foyer of the ballroom at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel
|Our Beverly Wilshire Hotel room was upgraded to a one-bedroom
suite. We felt very spoiled!
|Face Forward provides plastic surgery to
women and children who are victims of
domestic or gang violence. Services are
pro bono. Check out their website