2017 Ed Asner & Friends Poker Tournament Benefitting Autism Society, LA

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Affair: 2017 Ed Asner & Friends Poker Tournament Benefitting Autism Society

When: Saturday, September 9, 2017 @ 5PM-12AM

Hot Spot: Haworth Los Angeles Showroom, Los Angeles, CA

Deets: Ed Asner and the Autism Society of America, the nation's leading grassroots autism organization, presents the Ed Asner & Friends Poker Tournament. Hosted by Emmy-winning actor and autism advocate ED ASNER (The Mary Tyler Moore Show). Celebrities expected to attend include Rosie O'Donnell, Don Cheadle, Matthew Modine, Michael Chiklis, Dylan McDermott, Lou Diamond Phillips, Ed Begley Jr., Tom Bergeron, Peter Fonda, Darryl Hannah, Thomas Gibson, Lisa Loeb, Michael McKean, Elizabeth Carlisle, Holly Robinson Pete, Wayne Brady, Randy Rainbow, Sebastian Bach, Rocky Carroll, Patricia Heaton, and Greg Grunberg among others.More than 300 guests are expected at this year’s event.

In addition to the Celebrity Poker Tournament, guests will also enjoy a dinner buffet, cocktails, silent/live auctions and opportunity drawings. The top three winners will be awarded prizes.

The poker tournament is expecting to raise over $100,000 to support Autism Society’s mission to increase public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the autism spectrum, advocate for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and provide the latest information regarding treatment, education and research. Autism currently affects 1 out of every 68 individuals and their families.

Who You May Spot: Hosted by Emmy®-winning actor and autism advocate ED ASNER (The Mary Tyler Moore Show). Celebrities expected to attend include Rosie O'Donnell, Don Cheadle, Matthew Modine, Michael Chiklis, Dylan McDermott, Lou Diamond Phillips, Ed Begley Jr., Tom Bergeron, Peter Fonda, Darryl Hannah, Thomas Gibson, Lisa Loeb, Michael McKean, Elizabeth Carlisle, Holly Robinson Pete, Wayne Brady, Randy Rainbow, Sebastian Bach, Rocky Carroll, Patricia Heaton, Eric Roberts, and Greg Grunberg among others. More than 300 guests are expected.

Hint For The Average Socialite: Tickets are available for purchase.

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