Special Needs Network, Inc.

A Pink Pump Affair // Springtime in Paris

6th Annual A Pink Pump Affair Recap


Videography by Ryan Heathcock


Photography by Leroy Hamilton

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Photography by Diamond Dust

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Special Needs Network, Inc.

Proudly Presents…

The Sixth Annual

A Pink Pump Affair

Springtime in Paris

Gala Fundraiser, Fashion Show and Women of Distinction Awards

Benefiting Children and Families Affected by Autism and Related Developmental Disorders

Sunday, May 18, 2014

1:30 pm // Silent Auction and Reception

2:30 pm // Fashion Show, Awards Presentation and Gala

Designer Fashion Show




Montage Beverly Hills

225 North Canon Drive, Beverly Hills


5th Annual A Pink Pump Affair Recap

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See What You Missed Last Year




Pat Harvey

CBS Anchor, Award Winning Broadcast Journalist




2014 Women of Distinction Honorees



Lifetime Achievement Award

Loretta Devine

Award-winning Film and TV Actress and Activist


Autism Vanguard Award

B.J. Freeman, Ph.D

Professor Emerita, UCLA School of Medicine


Leadership Award

Hon. Janice Hahn

United States Congress (D-CA 44th-District)


Corporate Trailblazer Award

Graciela Meibar

Vice President, Global Sales and Global Diversity, Mattel, Inc.


Join us for afternoon tea while we honor the female businesswomen, leaders, entertainers, advocates, and philanthropists in our communities who are working hard to make a difference. Past Women of Distinction honorees include // U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer // L.A. County Supervisor Gloria Molina // Actress and Autism Advocate Holly Robinson Peete // Chairwoman Proamerica Bank Maria Contreras-Sweet // Former U.S. Congresswoman Diane Watson // U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters // Former United States Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis // Pediatrician and Autism Expert Anshu Batra, M.D. // President + CEO, SMS Transportation Delilah Lanoix-Harris // Actress, Singer, and Autism Advocate Tisha Campbell-Martin // President + CEO, Strategic Solutions Group, Inc. Candace Bond-Mckeever


In addition to recognizing powerful women in our community, guests will enjoy a designer shoe and handbag auction featuring the latest designs from Stuart Weitzman, Michael Kors, Burberry, Prada, Tory Burch, Trina Turk, and a host of major international fashion houses.


All proceeds from the event will benefit SNN’s Parent Advocacy Mentor Program (PAM) and the Joe Patton Academy Camp (Camp JPAC) – the only free summer inclusion camp in South Los Angeles for kids with autism and related disabilities and their siblings. The summer camp benefits more than 300 local children.

Event Committee Chairs

Bonnie Berry LaMon, Esq.  |  Galina Sobelov

Event  Committee

Areva Martin, Esq.

Lorna Johnson

Pamela Bright Moon

Reena Shah

Charlayne Woodard

Toni Thomas Adai Lamar

April Chaney

Phyllis Williams

Jenny Leeser

Pegeen Cronin, Ph.D

Debbie Pattillo




For more information about this event, sponsorship, or media inquiries,

contact Special Needs Network at (323) 291-7100 or