Honoree Loni Anderson is shown with members of her dais at the PPB celebrity luncheon in her honor. Left to right are Lorna Luft (Judy Garland's daughter); film producer Kate Edelman Johnson; Loni; star of "Days of Our Lives" Diedra Hall; and Loni's daughter, Diedra Hoffman. (Roxanne Schorbach photo)

PPB member Randy West shows off his autographed copy of Loni Anderson's book, "My Life in High Heels." Loni has had an action-filled life in numerous productions, some of which were shown to the luncheon crowd in a video that highlighted her work in "WKRP in Cincinnati." (Roxanne Schorbach photo)

In the green room at Sportsmen's Lodge, Loni Anderson posed with her son, Quinton Reynolds, and her daughter, Diedra Hoffman. Quinton, the son of Loni and actor Burt Reynolds, gave Loni away at her wedding to her current husband, folk singer (The Brothers Four) Bob Flick. (Roxanne Schhorbach photo)

Loni Anderson's husband, folk singer Bob Flick, takes a picture of Loni and her good friend of many years, Diedra Hall. Diedra told several amusing stories about Loni in the program following the June 1 celebrity luncheon. (Roxanne Schorbach photo)

A group of PPB members awaits the Sportsmen's Lodge luncheon and were caught by photographer Roxanne Schorbach. Seated at the table are Board member Kat Kramer, new member Andriana Petratos, and Board member Mike Sakellarides. Standing are new member Harrison Held, member Julia Parker, guest Tammy Scher and member Carson Schreiber.

Famous funnyman actor, song and comedy writer Bruce Vilanch was a dais member for Loni Anderson's PPB celebrity luncheon, seated here next to Loni's good friend, Kate Edelman Johnson. Bruce has six Emmy Awards to his credit and surprised the PPB audience with a special performance (see next picture). (Roxanne Schorbach photo)

To the delight of the crowd, Bruce Vilanch saluted honoree Loni Anderson as Edna Turnblad from "Hairspray." Bruce played the over-the-top role for two years in the first national tour of the show, and on Broadway in 2005. Needless to say, he brought down the house at the PPB luncheon! (Roxanne Schorbach photo)

Outgoing PPB President Alan Perris presented Loni Anderson with the Art Gilmore Career Achievement Award at the June 1 luncheon in her honor. Loni thanked PPB and her friends on the dais, who lauded her as a magnificent actress, mother and grandmother. (Roxanne Schorbach photo)


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