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Oceana Magazine Summer 2009: World Oceans Day 2009

Los Angeles, CA

Oceana celebrated World Oceans Day with long-term sponsor La Mer on the evening of June 8 at the Los Angeles home of Oceana Chairman Keith Addis.

Nearly 200 guests attended the event, including Virginia Madsen, Morgan Freeman, January Jones, Anne Heche and Karina Petroni. The highlight of the evening was a presentation of a $100,000 check by Maureen Case, President of La Mer. Special jars of La Mer’s signature Crème de la La Mer circulated among the guests.



Los Angeles, CA

“Grey’s Anatomy” and “Private Practice” star Kate Walsh held an event for Oceana at her home on June 6 in celebration of World Oceans Day. The event was cohosted by Kate Walsh, Oceana, Saks Fifth Avenue and La Mer, a long time Oceana supporter and the maker of supreme luxury skincare products inspired by the sea.

Guests were treated to an afternoon of pampering with signature La Mer treatments. Fifteen percent of all purchases made during the event will go towards Oceana to support our efforts to protect and preserve the world’s oceans. Special jars of La Mer’s signature Crème de La Mer in honor of World Oceans Day were also available for purchase by guests.

La Mer, Saks Fifth Avenue and Oceana also held similar events in Washington, DC, Orange County, and New York City in celebration of World Oceans Day.






New York, NY

in New York City in honor of the first United Nations-sanctioned World Oceans Day on June 8. Guests included Oceana executive vice president Jim Simon, actress and Oceana spokeswoman Amber Valletta and many more. Grammy Award-winning singer Estelle performed for the crowd.

The event was held at the Hudson Terrace in Manhattan.