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Cup, Tennis Stars, Celebrities - Fundraising Reflections
the Social Diary Columnist
Column #3, January 31st, 2006
the Davis Cup fast approaching it brings me back to my days when
produced over 200 celebrity tennis tournaments for charities all
world. These are tournaments where movie and television
stars and famous
athletes donate their time to help worthwhile causes. I've done
in Japan, Ecuador, Mexico, Canada and in cities from Florida to
of my hosts for these tournaments were stars such as Charlton
Forsythe, The Supremes, Michael Landon, Lorne Green, Pat Boone,
Weaver, Mike Connors, Diahann Carroll, Jack Kramer, Tony Trabert,
Wagner, Jill St.John, Bruce Jenner, Tracy Austin, Pancho Segura,
Rogers, Lloyd Bridges, Mary Hart, Connie Stevens, Kate Jackson,
Chad Everett, Joanna Kerns, Byron Scott, Michael Cooper, Martina
Navratilova, Cliff Robertson, Vicki Lawrence, Margaux Hemingway
- Tennis legend Pancho Segura pictured on the right, with tennis
coach Martin Barba on the left...Martin is the former coach of
Martina Navratilova and a very good friend of Farrah Fawcett and
Vince Van Patten, who is also a very good tennis player... and
actor.. Martin and Pancho are photographed here at the exclusive
La Costa Resort and Spa on the famed golf course, Charlton Heston,
Cliff Robertson at a Westgate Hotel Event celebrating the Oscars.
Robertson is pictured here with Event's Chair Elisabeth Bergan,
- photo credits The Social Diary and
two most recent tournaments were for Childhelp USA and
was hosted by my
former client and long time friend Merv Griffin.
They were held at The
Beverly Hills Country Club.
the years I have had the pleasure to meet and work with some of
greatest tennis players in the world. To see who they are go to
my web site, www.davidmirisch.com
, click on photos and scroll down to the tennis
ball collage. Hope you have fun looking through it.
note - Mirisch's collection of photos are a remarkable, and historical
sampling of the celebrity events that he has produced to benefit
so many charities to this day.
David Mirisch - David Mirisch is a Celebrity
Producer (David Mirisch Enterprises) for numerous charitable events.
Part of a remarkable Hollywood lineage, Mirisch's family
produced "Some Like it Hot,""The
Pink Panther Series" and more, for
a total of 72 motion pictures, and 24 Academy Awards.
Mirisch also discovered Farrah Fawcett. Mirisch's
celebrity knowledge is personable and unique. You can reach Mirisch
to New this Week......David
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