A great brother

Org lauds Sumner for his philanthropy

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles will fete Viacom and CBS chairman Sumner Redstone at its annual Rising Stars gala in October.

Redstone will receive the org’s Walt Disney Man of the Year kudo at the event, set for Oct. 26 at the Beverly Hilton.

Award recognizes individuals who have made contributions to the L.A. community. Redstone’s philanthropic commitments in recent years have included significant support for such youth-focused orgs as A Place Called Home, Autism Speaks and the Cambodian Children’s Fund.

Big Brothers Big Sisters provides a range of after-school programs and other services for kids.

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