The emcee of this gala affair will be none other than the Honorable Judge Mablean Ephriam, known for her stint as the judge on Twentieth Century Fox's "Divorce Court" show.
Judge Ephriam has been practicing law for over 20 years and has received numerous awards. Aside from law, she is a sought after public speaker, entrepreneur, mother and grandmother.
The incredible sounds of Temptations tribute band, The Five Tempting Men, will be performing hit songs from the Motown era. In addition, attendees will have a rare opportunity to witness local Riverside artist Greg Adamson paint live to music. The finished art piece will be auctioned to benefit the foundation.
An estimated 1.3 million Americans suffer from this debilitating disease, which is a chronic inflammatory disease of the joints (it affects adults and children). The 2008 Taste of the Towns is the Inland Empire's premier food and wine tasting event to help raise money for continued research and to assist patients who suffer from this disease. For more information call (951) 320-1540.
The Arthritis Foundation is the leading health organization addressing the needs of some 46 million Americans living with arthritis, one of the nation's leading causes of disability.
Founded in 1948 and headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., the Arthritis Foundation has multiple service points located throughout the country. The mission of the Foundation is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases.
- They are the largest private, not-for-profit contributor to arthritis research in the world, funding more than $380 million in research grants since 1948. Together, volunteers and staff have helped individuals take control of arthritis by: providing public health education pursuing public policy and legislation and conducting evidence-based programs to improve the quality of life for those living with arthritis.
Information about arthritis and the Arthritis Foundation is available 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week at 1-800- 283-7800 or on the Web at www.arthritis.org.