The Multicultual Motion Picture Association (MMPA) and American Society of Young Musicians (ASYM) along with Hutcherson family and friends will host the Annual Birthday Bash in honor of Mr. Jarvee Hutcherson, President of the MMPA and National President of the ASYM. Hutcherson is the Executive Producer of the Annual Diversity Awards held for over 20 years and founder of the Hutcherson Foundation for the Arts.
The Birthday Bash will be held at the estate of Developer James Myron in Studio City from 4:00 pm to 9:30pm. The guests will arrive on to the "Gold Rep Carpet with a step and repeat signage of the various supporters and sponsors for the Bash!.
The guests will be served a full course buffet dinner by Celebrity Chef Shelly and will be entertained by various artists and dancers after dinner. The Official Birthday Cake was made by Hansens Cakes of Beverly Hills. The Five tear cake was designed by Patrick Hansen, Owner. Coffee will be serve by The Coffee Bean & Tea Company and special desserts by Sweet Lady Jane.
In Lieu of gifts the guests are asked to donate monies to both of the charities, Multicultural Motion Picture Association Educational Scholarship Fund and American Society of Young Musicians Educational Scholarship Fund. The theme for the Bash is "Hollywood's Man About Town". Hutcherson will be honored with several of the guest from New York, Florida, North Carolina, New Jersey and Las Vegas. The guests will enjoy the evening dancing to the hands of D.J. Naylor. The event Project Manager for the celebration will br Daniel Fisher and Coordinator, Sharold Benson Jones. The onsite media/press liaison will be Steven Escobar from World Wide Vital Marketing & Public Relations Inc and President, Executive Editor-In-Chief from Diversity News Magazine.
About Jarvee Hutcherson: Jarvee Hutcherson, President of the Multicultural Motion Picture Association (MMPA), oversees a roster of 1,500 members nationwide. Recognized as the Spokesperson and Representative of Diversity issues and inclusiveness within the Television Networks, Motion Picture Studios and production companies.
He is Executive Producer of the Annual Diversity Awards, honoring distinguished achievement in Diversity in Television and the Cinematic Arts. Celebrating its 20th Year Anniversary, the show has honored such greats as: Diahann Carroll, Rita Moreno, Oliver Stone, Lou Gossett, Jr, Robert DeNiro, Joe Pesci and countless other show business luminaries. It holds the honor as the premiere show to open the Kodak Theatre Ballroom in the heart of Hollywood.
Mr. Hutcherson also serves as National President of the American Society of Young Musicians (ASYM), Committed to the Enrichment and Advancement of Young Musicians Across the Globe! It also funds a mentorship program, Scholarship Endowment for young Musicians between the ages of 13 to 30 years old, and Drug rehabilitation program.
ASYM hosts its popular, Annual Spring Benefit Concert & Awards. Most recently celebrating its Official Kick-off for the upcoming 20th Anniversary Benefit Concert & Awards, to be held at the legendary House of Blues this coming June.
Among past ASYM Trailblazer honorees: Quincy Jones, Bonnie Raitt, Little Richard, Stevie Wonder, Dionne Warwick, Burt Bacharach, Sir Elton John and more. This year’s Trailblazer honoree, Gloria Estefan.
Jarvee is President of his production company, Tri-Elite Entertainment Ltd, Beverly Hills, and most recently, Jarvee Productions!, to facilitate and produce various Awards, Reality and TV special programming.
He is a Member of the Southern California Motion Picture Council, The Recording Academy, The Motion Picture Academy, Actor’s Fund, The Diversity Breakfast Club, Fred Jordan Mission, and many other significant philanthropic organizations.
Hutcherson has received honors by President Bill Clinton, The United State Senate and Congress for his landmark contribution to Diversity in the Entertainment Industry. He is further listed among the 2005 Outstanding Young Men of America, Marquis Who’s Who, honored with various keys to the cities of New York, Sarasota, Palm Springs, and Dallas, along with numerous commendations from City officials across the USA.
Resident of Beverly Hills, California and Graduate of Cal State University, Los Angeles, Jarvee Hutcherson has three brothers and two sisters.
About the MMPA: The MMPA is a 501©3 film organization, it has played host to some of entertainment’s biggest names, and provides aspiring filmmakers with an opportunity to reap the benefits of this charitable event. It has been supported and nurtured over the years by writers, cinematographers, directors, and actors all of whom believe that the greatest path to success is one paved with opportunity. This is what the MMPA strives to provide. The MMPA also provides thousands of dollars annually to men and women of diverse backgrounds seeking to bring various voices and perspectives to the film making community. The organization continues its mission of giving at this time of the year with its continued involvement in these types of Oscar week events. For further information about the MMPA contact (310) 358-8300.
About American Society of Young Musicians (ASYM): Committed to the Enrichment and Advancement of Young Musicians. The American Society of Young Musicians, (ASYM) is a non-profit, 501(c)3, national organization comprised of individuals in the Music and Entertainment Industry, as well as various advocates of the industry, i.e.; business leaders, physicians, art patrons, scholars and others who together, share a common commitment to the enrichment and advancement, both educationally and musically, of America’s young Musicians. American Society of Young Musicians provide support for ASYM’s programs which include a shared housing referral program, low cost and no-cost dental assistance, legal and contractual consultation, artists workshops and music scholarships. Scholarship recipients are additionally matched with mentors in the music community who provide career assistance to young artists in their musical and career development. With these various support mechanisms in place, detriments such socioeconomic limitations will not be allowed to deter young artists from their dreams.
Photo credit to: Jarvee Hutcherson Archives