2017 City Gala Celebrity Poker Tournament
The 2nd Annual City Gala took place at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on February 12, 2017. Legendary recording artist Quincy Jones was in attendance to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award amongst many other stars. 98 degrees member Jeff Timmons kicked off the festivities as actor John Travolta attended as a special guest speaker.
The Hollywood Knights along with The City Gala ended the ceremony with a night of celebrity poker benefitting Passion 4 K.I.D.S. (Kids in Desperate Situations). Many celebrities from Anthony Mackie to Vern Troyer were in attendance to raise money for the charity.
More on City Gala (source: wikipedia)
The City Gala is an annual speaker summit, award show, and fundraising event often held on the evening of the Grammy Awards. The ceremony honors the most successful cynosures in various industries, including science, entertainment, business, and philanthropy. Proceeds from the event help support Los Angeles based non-profit organization Community Inspiring Today’s Youth or CITY.