Canon U.S.A. Celebrates 20th Annual Red Carpet Fundraiser Honoring its Customers and Benefiting The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Canon U.S.A. Celebrates 20th Annual Red Carpet Fundraiser Honoring its Customers and Benefiting The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
The 20th Annual Canon Customer Appreciation Red Carpet Reception/National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) Benefit Fundraiser and NCMEC Celebrity Golf Tournament was held in Las Vegas to raise funds and awareness for child safety (Pictured: John Walsh and Bryan Cranston – Photo credit: Ira Kuzma Photos / www.IraKuzmaPhotos.com)

Joe Regalbuto, actor in Murphy Brown and TV Director
Joe Regalbuto, actor in Murphy Brown and TV Director

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Founded by John Walsh, NCMEC is the leading private nonprofit 501(c) (3) organization in the US working with law enforcement, families and professionals on issues related to missing/sexually exploited children.

Ernie Shavers, Boxing Legend and former Heavyweight Title Challenger
Ernie Shavers, Boxing Legend and former Heavyweight Title Challenger

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Actor Richard Burgi (Desperate Housewives) emceed the Canon U.S.A., and the NCMEC Benefit Fundraiser. Celebrities, elected officials and patrons of NCMEC attended, including special guest John Walsh of “The Hunt with John Walsh,” a weekly investigative/documentary TV series aired on CNN.

Murray SawChuck of "MURRAY 'Celebrity Magician at Planet Hollywood with mom Arlene SawChuk and Jenni Lee of Electra Brass
Murray SawChuck of “MURRAY ‘Celebrity Magician at Planet Hollywood with mom Arlene SawChuk and Jenni Lee of Electra Brass

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Also attending were more than 50 celebrities.

Composer/Pianist Alex Zografov with Opera Singer Stoyan Bomchev
Composer/Pianist Alex Zografov with Opera Singer Stoyan Bomchev

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Jaki Baskow; John Arnos, Canon USA Consultant and Special Advisor to the President; and NCMEC have produced this event for many years.

Rollie Fingers, Baseball Legend and pitcher for Oakland A's, San Diego Padres and Milwaukee Brewers
Rollie Fingers, Baseball Legend and pitcher for Oakland A’s, San Diego Padres and Milwaukee Brewers

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Doc Phineas, "The Professor" on Pawn Stars
Doc Phineas, “The Professor” on Pawn Stars

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Steve & Shasha Judkins, Broadway Performers
Steve & Shasha Judkins, Broadway Performers

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Jeffrey Garrovillo, Host at Chippendales with April Leopardi, Lead Dancer and Magical Assistant at "MURRAY 'Celebrity Magician'
Jeffrey Garrovillo, Host at Chippendales with April Leopardi, Lead Dancer and Magical Assistant at “MURRAY ‘Celebrity Magician’

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Douglas "Lefty" Leferovich, Sleight-of-Hand Artist at "MURRAY 'Celebrity Magician'
Douglas “Lefty” Leferovich, Sleight-of-Hand Artist at “MURRAY ‘Celebrity Magician’

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Jim Fassel, Former New York Giants Head Coach, playing in Celebrity Golf Tournament
Jim Fassel, Former New York Giants Head Coach, playing in Celebrity Golf Tournament

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Marc Donovan, "Million Dollar Quartet" and TV Actor in "Boardwalk Empire"
Marc Donovan, “Million Dollar Quartet” and TV Actor in “Boardwalk Empire”

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Dancers in "Thunder from Down Under" at Excalibur Las Vegas
Dancers in “Thunder from Down Under” at Excalibur Las Vegas

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Robert Hays, Film Actor in "Airplane" and "Homeward Bound"
Robert Hays, Film Actor in “Airplane” and “Homeward Bound”

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Paula Trickey, TV Actress in "The O.C" and "Pacific Blue"
Paula Trickey, TV Actress in “The O.C” and “Pacific Blue”

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Marklen Kennedy, Actor Lifetime's "Black Magic" and TV Producer
Marklen Kennedy, Actor Lifetime’s “Black Magic” and TV Producer

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Actress/Singer Pia Zadora
Actress/Singer Pia Zadora

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Chris Phillips of Zowie Bowie and wife Jennifer Turco
Chris Phillips of Zowie Bowie and wife Jennifer Turco

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Jarrett & Raja, Magicians on "Shark Tank" with Hooters Girls
Jarrett & Raja, Magicians on “Shark Tank” with Hooters Girls

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Novell Floyd, Filmmaker with Minnie Foxx, Actress of "In Living Color"
Novell Floyd, Filmmaker with Minnie Foxx, Actress of “In Living Color”

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Since 1997, Canon U.S.A. and NCMEC have collaborated to educate the public about the growing issue of child abduction. The Canon4Kids program, a partnership between Canon U.S.A. and NCMEC, donates product to help law enforcement quickly disseminate photos and information about missing children, produces PSAs with missing children’ s photos, and educates parents about tips for taking and maintaining updated photos of their children.