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OPCC To Host 50th Anniversary Celebration This Weekend In Santa Monica:

OPCC is celebrating 50 years of providing hope to the most vulnerable members of our community on the Westside of Los Angeles County with a 50th anniversary celebration this weekend.

A spectacular musical event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27 at 8 pm at The Broad Stage at the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center (1310 11th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401).

A VIP Champagne Reception and Step and Repeat will kick off the festivities at 6 pm. Featured artists include Mulch-Platinum and Grammy Hall of Fame artist Judy Collins, Chris Pierce, Jingle Punks Hipster Orchestra and Abstrakto (Asdru Sierra of Ozomatli and Balthazar Getty).

Greg Germann, actor and OPCC Board member, will host the evening. Confirmed guests include David Arquette and Christina McLarty, Assemblymember Richard Bloom, Marcia Cross, Annabeth Gish, Kymberly Marciano-Strauss, Penelope Spheeris and former Los Angeles City Councilwoman Ruth Galanter.

John Maceri, Executive Director of OPCC, said OPCC has been serving the most vulnerable neighbors for 50 years; adapting our services to meet the needs we see as they change.

“We’re honored the community is coming together to celebrate this important milestone and join with us in our commitment for the next 50 years,” Maceri said.

Lead sponsors of OPCC’s Anniversary weekend include Sarah Jessup, The Melvin & Bren Simon Charitable Foundation, Marin Aleksov/Rosland Capital, The Joyce & Stanley Black Family Foundation, Judith & Steaven K. Jones, Marcia Cross and Tom Mahoney, Vintage Hollywood Foundation and Bart and Tracy Zitnitsky.

Tickets are available on the OPCC web site at www.opcc.org.

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