by Dr. Laura Wilhelm, LauraWil Intercultural
West Hollywood, CA (The Hollywood Times) 7/25/16 – The following events will be hosted in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the Democratic National Convention by the Creative Coalition Delegation which includes CC President Tim Daly (MADAM SECRETARY) along with Elizabeth Banks, Troian Bellisario, Lea DeLaria, Josh Gad, Diane Guerrero, Max Handelman, Ashley Judd, Kevin McHale, Niecy Nash, Dean Norris, Alison Pill, Reid Scott, Jenna Ushkowitz, and others TBA.
MADAM SECRETARY is a television series created by Barbara Hall and executive produced by Lori McCreary and Morgan Freeman for CBS. It stars Tim Daly as the husband of Dr. Elizabeth McCord, the newly appointed U.S. Secretary of State, who is portrayed by Téa Leoni. The third action-packed season of MADAM SECRETARY is set to premiere on October 2nd, 2016 during this election year dominated by a former female Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton!
The Creative Coalition (www.TheCreativeCoalition.org) is the premier nonprofit, nonpartisan charity of the arts and entertainment community. The CC uses the power and platform of the arts and entertainment communities in award-winning public service and advocacy campaigns.
Monday, July 25, 2016, 3 p.m.
Hotel Monaco, Grand Room
433 Chestnut Street
The Perception Reception presented by Johnson & Johnson
This luncheon event for policymakers, community leaders, and the media focuses on the need for communities and school districts to embrace over the counter medicine safety curricula for tweens and teens.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 1 p.m.
1200 Market Street
DC Statehood and Voting Rights Luncheon
This luncheon addresses the issue of statehood for Washington, D.C.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 4 p.m.
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building, Annenberg and Tuttleman Galleries
128 N. Broad Street
The Congressional Spotlight Awards Reception presented by InterDigital
This event hosted by leaders of the entertainment industry honors the Congressional Delegations of Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Attendees include media, policy, DNC delegates, and community leaders.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 12:15 p.m.
Chemical Heritage Foundation
315 Chestnut Street
The Creative Coalition’s RETHINK Luncheonpresented by Novo Nordisk
This event addressing the obesity epidemic brings together entertainment industry leaders with community and policy leaders.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 10 p.m.
421 N. 7th Street
The Creative Coalition’s Benefit Gala
The CC Benefit Gala features eight-time Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum solo artist and vocalist FERGIE. This charity gala brings together leaders from entertainment, policy, and the business communities for a night of celebration and advocacy for the arts.