2010 O.C. Planned Parenthood luncheon set for Dec. 3, in Newport Beach


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For immediate release, November 22, 2010
Contact: Stephanie Kight, 714.922.4110, skight@pposbc.org

We’re Here: Celebrating 45 Years in Orange County

2010 ANNUAL PLANNED PARENTHOOD LUNCHEON

11:30 a.m., Friday, Dec. 3, at The Fairmont Newport Beach

The Hollywood influence on social causes

Brothers & Sisters Executive Producer Sarah Caplan to address Planned Parenthood audience on how politically relevant topics are integrated into today’s media production

ORANGE, CA — During her tenure in the TV/film industry, Sarah Caplan has consistently tackled difficult social issues in her storylines. Starting on the development staff of the beloved 1980’s TV series thirtysomething and working her way to Executive Producer of the award-winning series Brothers & Sisters, Caplan’s career has been marked by intelligent scripts and believable characters.

On Dec. 3, the writer/producer and longtime Planned Parenthood supporter will share her perspective on how her personal and professional worlds intersect — how she’s seen Hollywood address social issues and its impact on advocacy movements.

Caplan will join more than 200 local philanthropists and health advocates at Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties’ Annual Luncheon at The Fairmont Newport Beach, where they’ll celebrate the agency’s 45thyear of building healthy communities in Orange County.

Tickets for the event can be purchased at www.pposbc.org/AnnualLuncheon.

ABOUT SARAH CAPLAN

From thirtysomething to Brothers & Sisters, Writer/Producer Sarah Caplan has drawn in audiences by producing real-life characters and scenarios in films such as Glory, Legends of the Fall, and Dangerous Beauty, and a string of hit TV shows, including Felicity, Alias, and Lost.

Click here to buy tickets.

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We believe that health care is a basic human right and that prevention is the best medicine, which is why 93% of our services are preventive, including life-saving cancer screenings, well-woman exams, education programs, STD prevention and treatment, family planning, WIC nutritional services, prenatal care, and more.


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