Viola Davis hosts 20th Annual Friendly House Luncheon

Sunday, October 25, 2009
By Abbey Khan



Oscar nominee Viola Davis hosted the 20th Annual Friendly House Luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday to help raise money and awareness for the women’s recovery home. Jennifer Hale, Founder and Editorial Director of C Magazine and Publisher and President of Santa Barbara Magazine was named the 2009 Woman of the Year and New York Times bestselling author, Christopher Kennedy Lawford received the 2009 Excellence in Service award.


Supermodels Amber Valletta and Carolyn Murphy, actress Maureen McCormick, and astronaut Buzz Aldrin also came out to show their support. For more information on the non-profit organization which is currently celebrating its 59th year in service, visit

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