Rose Variety Arts Show Fundraiser
2012 14th Annual
2011 13th Annual
2009 12th Annual
- 2008 11th Annual
2007 10th Annual
2006 9th Annual
The Rose Breast Cancer Society
The Rose Breast
Cancer Society is a 501.c3 non-profit organization and living
memorial for Juanita Zara Espinosa Uddin, a multitalented artist
who fought breast cancer four years until her transition Nov.
16, 1997. One
night she dreamed about the mythological Phoenix bird which
rises from its own ashes every 500 years to eternal life.
Her love of roses and dream of the beautiful Phoenix bird
rising symbolizes The Rose Breast Cancer Society.
1998,her daughter, Carmelita Pittman, founded The Rose Breast
Cancer Society to return the unconditional love she received
from her mother and has vowed to join the legions to bring
breast cancer to a halt with the mission “ to provide education
for the prevention and intervention of breast cancer through the
U.S.C. and Pepperdine graduate and award winning former
L.A.U.S.D. art educator, Mrs. Pittman has made the community at
large her classroom via
The Rose Breast Cancer Society’s Annual Rose Variety Arts
Show using “EDU-tainment“ to blend the therapeutic effect of the
Rose Art Exhibition
and performing arts, Wellness Expo, a luncheon featuring “living
Stage Show with keynote health speakers and celebrity talent to
provide a day of enlightenment and entertainment.
Outreach activities include provision by The Rose Breast Cancer
Society of $300.00 discount certificates to receive Infrared
Thermography, a quick, painless, FDA approved, life saving
breast cancer screening method which can detect breast cancer up
to ten years in advance of a lump forming.
Vibrance Medical Group in Beverly Hills honors the
certificates by Dr. Clair who has appeared with The Rose Breast
Cancer Society on CBS Channel 2
health news .
Dr. Clair received the Angel Award at the 9th
Annual Rose Variety Arts Show
May 7, 2006.
Also honored was
Dr. Cherilyn Lee of Nutrimed Medical Group as Mother of the
Year. Both are
The Annual Rose Variety Arts Show themes have varied over
For example, “Parade of Angels”, was touched literally by an
angel, Rev. Della Reese-Lett, co-star of the hit t.v. series
“Touched by an Angel”, who provided her UP choir and band which
was joined by St. Paul’s Catholic Church trilingual
(English, Spanish, Korean speaking) choir.
Gospel, Ballet, Opera performers and health experts
energized the audience.
Senior Senator Pasqual Bettio , George Alger, President
of Artists for a Better World, Audrey Ruttan, poetess Denise
Cook hosted the event and presented awards.
Deon Dolor ‘s balloon décor , ten foot tall angel
by Francisco Ramirez, and the white apparel worn by the audience
completed the ambiance and theme color of white.
Chaka Khan, Kirstie Alley, Jenna Elfman , Linda Hopkins,
Nick LaTour , Lady Java, Lady Tracey Koenigsberg, Rev. Dr.
William H. Knight, Rev. Charles O. Brown and more attended.
“An Enchanted Evening” drew several prominent guests
hosted by Contessa J’Aimee Alexsandre of London and Christy
Passoth ,Ms. Elite United Nation International at the Beverly
Hills Country Club August 23, 2008.
The Rose Breast Cancer Society has received commendations
Diane E. Watson.
Councilman Tom LaBonge,
Multicultural Motion Picture Association (MMPA) ,
Mayor James Hahn, Mayor Villiaraigosa, Salute America, the
ARTery USA .