Q: What is an “Urban Campfire”?
A: Urban Campfire is C5LA’s annual fundraiser. Not your run of the mill chicken dinner. Join over 200 of Los Angeles’ prominent business and community leaders at The London West Hollywood as they come together for an inspirational evening to support the Youth Leaders who benefit from our summer and year-round programs.
The invitation-only event will feature sumptuous hors d’oeuvres, refreshing cocktails and live entertainment as we celebrate the success of our incredible young people and salute this year’s honoree Garson Foos of Shout! Factory.
Q: Who is Garson Foos?
A: Garson Foos brings over twenty years of innovative marketing, product development and management experience to Shout! Factory. His strong leadership abilities has taken Shout! Factory from its early days as a start-up business to its current role as a leader in the industry. As Shout! Factory’s CEO, Garson has oversight of the day-to-day operations of the company, including new product and business development, sales, marketing, production, acquisitions and human resources.
Previously, Garson joined Rhino Entertainment in 1984, became Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing in 1997 and is credited with initiating Rhino’s co-branded retail distribution projects with MTV, VH1, Martha Stewart, Soul Train, The Grammys and more. He drove the advancement and refinement of the Rhino brand that is distinguished as perhaps the only cross-genre music brand in the industry.
Most recently the chair, Garson has been on the board of C5LA for six years.
Q: Tell me about The London Weho
A: The London West Hollywood, a tranquil oasis that combines cosmopolitan elegance and laid-back California cool to create an unparalleled destination for a discerning new breed of luxury traveler. With sumptuous, all-suite accommodations, seamless service, inspired culinary options, and unrivaled amenities—including a rooftop pool with panoramic views of the city and beyond—this hotel is the ultimate urban refuge. Located steps away from West Hollywood’s hottest attractions and minutes from the rarefied glamour of Beverly Hills, The London West Hollywood redefines modern hospitality in one of the world’s most vibrant cities.
Q: Is this an indoor or outdoor event?
A: Our event will take place on the Roof of the London and the adjacent Penthouse. Boxwood on the Roof features fresh new menus, a cool new cocktail selection and a revamped space designed for sharing and socializing.
With its sweeping city views and playfully sophisticated vibe, Boxwood on the Roof will offers guests the perfect oasis for al fresco dining and mingling.
Known for his inventive and playful twists on New American cuisine and the top trending seasonal ingredients, Executive Chef Anthony Keene has created a vibrant new menu that takes each guest on a gastronomic adventure.
Q: How do I get there?
A: The London West Hollywood is located at 1020 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069. Click here to get directions to the hotel.Q: What is the attire for the evening?
A: Cocktail Attire
Q: Will there be assigned seating?
A: The Urban Campfire is not a formal, seated affair, but a networking-style cocktail party with plenty of food and fun.
Q: Do I need to register?
A: Yes! C5LA will need all guests, either Tribute ticket holders or guests of sponsors, to register. Please register here.
Q: Will I be issued a ticket?
A: The event is ticketless, there will be a registration table in the foyer of The London.
Q: What about parking?
A: Hosted valet parking will be available at The London
Q: Will there be a silent auction?
A: No, BUT C5LA has an exciting online auction in collaboration with Charity Buzz.
Q: I still have a question!
A: Please call or email Judy Cantu if you have any additional questions or need more information. Judy can be reached at 323-686-4215 or firstname.lastname@example.org.