Luncheon honoree Donna Mills exchanged stories with dais guest Michele Lee (center) and PPB member and commedienne Roberta Kent. It was a beautiful afternoon as PPB saluted the long TV, stage and motion picture career of Donna Mills. (Roxanne Schorbach photo)

Former long-time LA Kings hockey play-by-play announcer Bob Miller (left) was on hand for the Donna Mills luncheon, as was KABC program host Leon Kaplan, and PPB Board member Jhani Kaye. (Roxanne Schorbach photo)

Famed jazz vocalist and PPB member Diane Schuur is a long-time admirer of Johnny Mathis. but had never met him. PPB 2nd VP "Shotgun Tom" Kelly (left) surprised her when he introduced Mathis to the room and to Diane. Diane was overwhelmed and multiple cameras from attendees recorded the heart-warming scene. (Roxanne Schorbach photo)

KABC-TV was on hand and their entertainment reporter, George Penachio, interviewed Donna Mills and other celebrities who attended the PPB luncheon on February 9. (Roxanne Schorbach photo)

PPB 1st VP Bianca Pino and Board member Lois Travalena took advantage of the surprise visit by Johnny Mathis to have a picture taken with him. Both ladies work very hard at PPB celebrity luncheons and are part of the group who volunteer their time to keep the organization going. It was announced that the honoree for the March 16th celebrity luncheon will be Joan Collins. (Roxanne Schorbach photo)

Noted drag queen RuPaul was not pictured in the dais group, but told luncheon attendees of his great admiration for our honoree, Donna Mills. He has his own TV show, "RuPaul's Drag Race" that has entertained audiences for several years. (Roxanne Schorbach photo)

David Jacobs and Donna Mills seized the opportunity to chat with Johnny Mathis at the PPB February 9th celebrity luncheon for Donna. Mr. Jacobs is a writer and producer, and the creator of "Knots Landing," the prime-time soap opera that made Donna Mills famous. (Roxanne Schorbach photo)

PPB Past President Chuck Street, substituting for President Alan Perris who is recovering from surgery, presented Donna Mills with the Art Gilmore Career Achievement Award. Donna thanked the organization and announced that she is so impressed with it, she is going to join PPB! (Roxanne Schorbach photo)


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