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GBK Brand Bar & CARE A2 Pre-Oscars Luxury Lounge 2024 Welcomes Celebrities Galore!

On Friday March 8-Saturday March 9, 2024, GBK Brand Bar held its' 15th Annual Oscar Luxury Lounge, at the second floor, beautiful outdoor garden area of the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, 9500 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Presented by CARE A2+. GBK Brand Bar gifted chosen guests and celebrities with over $100,000 over in exclusive gifts, including wellness items from the ROOT Brands - products designed to support the body's natural detoxification process and promote overall well-being, De'Longhi Coffee Makers, 7 different extravagant travel getaways, (African Safari, Turks & Caicos, Greece, and many others) Electronics, Jewelry, and 20 other exclusive products and gifting

Traci Steenburgen ceo of Mindful Wellness

As always, there was a tempting selection of desserts, snacks and beverages. For the health conscious guests, Jane Foodie gave out tasty nutritious treats!

There was lively music from DJ Kara, keeping the guests entertained from the moment they entered this stunning suite

There were many distinguished invities, influential social media guests and well known celebrities including Oscar winner Viola Davis, Emmy winners Storm Reid, Neil Patrick Harris, and Ricki Lake, as well as stars of Oscar Nominated films such as Scott Evans & Anna Cruz Kayne (Barbie), Janae Collins, William Belieau, Jillian Dion, Tatanka Means (Killers of the Flower Moon), and Reagan To (Elemental).

Voila Davis holding CARE A2 product

Other Oscar Nominees stopped by such as Nazrin Choudhury (Red, White & Blue), Tal Kantor, Amit Gicelter (Short Letter to a Pig), Misan Harriman (The After), Lasse Lyskjaere Noer (Knight of Fortune), and Vincente Rene Lortie (Invincible). Other notable guests included Cedric the Entertainer, Adina Porter, Cheech Marin, Championship Coach Doc Rivers, Brian Shaw, Joe Russo, Cat Cora, Samantha Hanratty, Sofia Sanchez, Penelope Ann Miller, Eric Roberts, Rick Glassman, Christopher McDonald, DJ Tracy Young, Sonyae, Akbar Gbajabiamia, Violet McGraw, Victoria Tate, Jai Rodriguez, Shaun Toub, Armin Amiri, and Calah Lane and many others

Tara Jane Flynn@Personalinjurycalifornia. & Actor Eric Roberts ( Tall Dark & Dangerous)

I was fortunate enough to chat with the talented and charming actor,"Tatanka Means"(Killers of the Flower Moon), who plays the FBI agent "John Wren. An Osage man who was one of the few Native Americans, who were allowed to work for the FBI at that time.Tatanka Means, has just landed a continuous role in the Netflix drama series Ransom Canyon, based on the book series by Jodi Thomas. 

Some of the brands being gifted included wellness items from the ROOT Brands - products designed to support the body's natural detoxification process and promote overall well-being including: Zero IN – a tailored, patent pending proprietary blend of ingredients which work to reduce brain fog and sharpen mental clarity.

Rahm Roast Coffee – a Medium Roast, Balanced Coffee from Guatemala, which is All-Natural, Mold Free, Low Acidity and Xoted.

ReLive Greens - Relive Greens is a ketosis creating powerhouse proprietary blend that supports the body's natural ability to cleanse and rejuvenate while boosting your metabolism.

Give Me Back My Youth - collagen/ colostrum – a proprietary blend of collagen & colostrum to reverse the aging processes by strengthening the skin, lung, and gut barriers.

Restore - ROOT has selected nature's most powerful ingredients and used bioscience engineering to repair your leaky gut while working to destroy mold, fungus, parasites, and systemic inflammation.

Immune Defense Shield - a combination of vitamins, minerals, flavonoids, and enzymes working together to help the body maintain DNA integrity and ensure proper cell function, while assisting people with the effects of aging and disease.

Gavin Keilly, Voila Davis, Julius Tennon.

The ROOT Brands co-founder Clayton Thomas commented on the experience, "This past week at the Annual Oscar Lounge Rahm Roast Coffee was brewing for celebrities to help introduce them to mytotoxin-free coffee and a nice pick-up with Zero-In to focus on the rest of their days.  It was a perfect blend of introduction to the celebrities' ability to use The ROOT Brand's patented biohacking products

 The luxury gifting included: a 6-Day fully paid luxury African safari by Lush Africa Safaris, a 4-Night stay & private villa in luxurious Turks & Caicos from Sailrock Resorts, Luxury 4-night stay in a private villa at Andronis Arcadia (2 nights) and Gundari (2 nights), with transportation in Greece through Hidden Doorways a Global Luxury Travel Consulting company, Two nights with food and beverage at the historic La Casa del Camino Hotel in Laguna Beach and a Two night stay at the newly renovated W Hollywood situated in the heart of Hollywood. 

Mindful Wellness' specialized to support weight loss, menopause, and children's weight management; Soultox high alkaline mineral infused water with natural flavors, and Susan Shatzer International hand-selected genuine amethyst pendulum with an intuitive success session. There were a myriad of food/beverage options being gifted including a $1,000 gift card to Ike's Love and Sandwiches; Fog Crest Vineyard wines from the Russian River Valley of Sonoma, award-winning caviar from California Caviar Company, a 4-month supply of Topo Chico sparkling mineral water, a $1,000 gift voucher for a customized cake from The Gateaux Shoppe, and gourmet chocolates from DeBrand Fine Chocolates.  Additional gifts included dog accessories from Glow Pups, the PowerXL Light Fryer with Luminex technology, limited edition digital print titled "Good Luck" from Anne Kullaf; 'leisure-enhancing' sunscreen from Vacation; luxury swimwear & activewear from Cabo Couture; and slope side ski collection from Beconta. Guests were also presented with the opportunity from Action Takers Publishing free ghostwriting and publishing services to create their own book, guaranteed to be a #1 Best Seller.

GBK Brand Bar CEO Gavin Keilly is committed to giving back, and this year 5 separate charities were the beneficiaries of this year's Pre-Oscar Lounge 2024, which included Angel City Pit Bulls, Food on Foot nonprofit helping low-income neighbors in Los Angeles, Paws for Life K9 Rescue, Casa De Los Angelitos, providing a Safe Haven for Mothers and their babies and The Collective Identity Mentoring which is a non-profit, a grassroots mentoring program for black girls and gender-expansive youth.

This event raised over $80,000 for these causes including a generous donation from Beverly Hills based @Personalinjurycalifornia Attorney Tara Jane Flynn to Food on Foot.

Gavin Keilly has raised over $10 million to over 50 charities since 2002.

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