Dinner to raise coin for Save the Children and Virgin Unite
Anglophiles will be in fine fettle this week as BritWeek events kick into high gear.A glitzy highlight of the celebration of all things British in California will be Thursday’s gala dinner honoring Virgin Group boss Richard Branson, a man who wears his “entrepreneur” label well. The dinner at the Beverly Wilshire will raise coin for two charities: the global relief org Save the Children and Virgin Unite. The philanthropic arm of Branson’s Virgin Group focuses on social and environmental issues. Sked for the evening includes a live auction of exotic travel packages and a perf by “American Idol” alum David Archuleta.