Photos & story by Karen Ostlund
Beverly Hills, CA (West Hollywood Today)
|center, actress Melanie Griffith w Persoleshade.com|
Roger & Lynn Neal of Neal Public Relations have for the past 18 years produced the most talked about Golden Globe and Academy Awards suites.
Stars, media and stylist have been pampered with beauty treatments, and been able to pick out gowns, jewelry, handbags and even chic umbrellas for the The Academy Awards.
*Persolé™ - www.persoleshade.com - "chic shade™". A Chic new collection of
50+ UPF rated high-fashion shade products for women.
|Center, actor Mickey Rooney, w Roger Neal (right)|
Stars who attended in past included the Quvenzhane Wallis, Steven Tyler, Angela Basset, Penelope Ann Miller, Wendi McClendon-Covey, Joe Montegna, Siedah Garrett, and Oscar winning director Michel Hazanavicius and his wife Berenice Bejo of THE ARTIST, Oscar Winner Shawn Christiansen, William Shatner and Penny Marshall .
|Gris Gris bracelet-amulet|
had a special unveiling of a bracelet-amulet created for the male nominees to wear to the Academy Awards, and on the red carpet in memory of the late Paul Walker.
“For every male nominee that wears the bracelet, we will make a donation to Paul Walkers Charity ROWW. Walker’s charity provides their expertise when disasters strike and augment local resources with the goal of accelerating relief efforts on a worldwide basis.”
ROWW a network of committed professionals with first responder skill-set including project management, logistics, heavy equipment operation, EMT, paramedic, firefighting, and healthcare.
|left, Oscar winner Robin Mathews for makeup Dallas Buyers Club at Chocolatier Niagara’s Honeymoon Sweets booth, which unveiled Oscar Nominee Sandra Bullock in chocolate in the background.|
ROGER NEAL’S OFFICIAL CHARITIES OSCARS WEEK 2014:
BEYOND CHRISTMAS - www.beyondchristmas.org . Beyond Christmas is a 501c3 organization founded by BJ Kelley who several years ago started paying off lay-away at retail stores for complete strangers and has now revealed herself and has a national organization that does random acts of Kindness and Spontaneous acts of Compassion for strangers. Their goal is to get one million acts of kindness and compassion done by Christmas 2014. Beyond Christmas now have a way everyone can be involved with the Beyond Christmas Debit card. Whem used the bank will give a percentage from every transaction to help them help others.
|VIP giftbag content|
They empower families to turn hunger and poverty into hope and prosperity – but their approach is more than just giving them a handout. Heifer links communities and helps brings sustainable agriculture and commerce to areas with a long history of poverty. Our animals provide partners with both food and reliable income, as agricultural products such as milk, eggs and honey can be traded or sold at market. The core of their model is passing on the Gift. This means families share the training they receive, and pass on the first female offspring of their livestock to another family.
|left, actress Maria Concita Alonso w.designer|
Simone Rodrigues from SISA designs
THE ANDY TRANSPLANT FOUNDATION - www.andytransplantfoundation.org.
The Andy Transplant Foundation’s, (NAATF) objective is to save lives, educate and make a difference through charitable fundraising supporting transplant patients, humanitarian efforts including our animals and plants on land and at sea, future and research development to preserve our planet. Through our media network, we bring informative data to educate the public. The foundation is headquartered in Cary, North Carolina with operations throughout the world.
|Comedian Judy Tenuta at Wirtshaus lunch buffet|
OTHER COMPANIES PARTICIPATING IN THE SUITE INCLUDED:
* A stay at the Historical Belleek Castle in Ballina, Ireland www.belleekcastle.com
*Charter Last Minute Jet Service - www.charterlastminute.com
|Wirsthaus restaurant pretzels and mustard|
*World Famous Wirsthaus LA Restaurant
with Presidential Celebrity Chef Kurt Ehrlich
|Wirtshaus, Presidential Celebrity Chef Kurt Ehrlich (right)|
|Comedian Stephen Kramer at Drunken Cake Pops booth|
*Star Maker Beverly Hills Orthodontics - www.starmakerorthodontics.com Dr. Bruce McFarlane’s Wine to White instant teeth whitener removes red wine and coffee stains instantly.
*Addy Van Den Krommenacker Gowns - www.addyvandenkrommenacker.nl
Couture gowns of the Netherlands
*SISA Designs - www.sisadesigns.com Couture gowns from Florida based designer Simone Rodrigues.
*Drunken Cake Pop - www.drunkencakepops.com - A liquor lovers dream, the taste of your favorite cocktail in the form of our not so usual cake pop. A spin on the traditional, the hybrid (love child) of booze and cake.
|Dori Megaro-Marshmallow Couture|
*Barbara Lazaroff "Fire of Life" Dinnerware -Barbara Lazaroff, the founding partner of Spago has created a line of incredible dinnerware.
*Nadia Khalil Bradley "Origins of Truth" book about Nadia seeing Christ.
*Beyond Christmas – www.beyondchristmas.org Pre-loaded bank card. Every time used the bank will give a percentage back to Beyond Christmas (the original Secret Santa)
*G.M. Collins Paris Skincare - www.gmcollin.com Exclusive items.
*Renee Taylor's Face Love - . www.rtfacelove.com Created by Renee's makeup artist Cindy Cohen. This face serum lifts without surgery
*Timmy Woods Beverly Hills Handbags - www.timmywoods.com
*Andy Transplant Foundation- giving books, and other gift items to nominees and stars www.andytransplantfoundation.org
|Kathleen Bradley from Barker's Beauties.Manicures by Shelly Hill|
*Shirts – Rock Scar Love - www.rockscarlove.com "Scars R Sexy" says Amy Tippins
*Morena Bella Skincare- for Multicultural Skin
*Radical Skincare Line from Melanie Griffith
*Starfire Water - www.starfirewater.com
*Hansens Beverages and Huberts Lemonade
|Long Mi Lashes by Daniel Dinh|
*Tan This LA – www.tanthisla.com LA’s premier Mobile Spray
*Long Mi Lashes/Daniel Dinh www.longmilashes.com
*Manicures by Shelly Hill - Shelly Hill (@SparklesNailPro) Nail Art
*Cheyennee's Mobile Massage Beverly Hills
*Hand rolled cigars.
|*Poshaq - . www.poshaq.com, hand-painted wearable art clothing and scarves from Joyita Ghose|
|MEDEAVODKA.COM Oscar bar at the roof of Luxe Hotel Rodeo Drive|
|Mary's Cake Shop www.maryscakeshop.com|