Showtime! Our signature event

Saturday, June 2, 2018

AIRTEL Plaza Hotel | Purchase Showtime! Tickets Here

Announcing Sunda Croonquist will again host Showtime! Together with Fritz Coleman, who will be joining us as comic, we have a full house of talent for our guests.

Fritz ColemanWe’re so happy to have Fritz Coleman join us this year as our comedian! Fritz performed for our Showtime! audience in 2009 and we’re delighted that he’s able to do this again.

Valley Village’s Showtime! event raises critical funds to support therapies, community-based outings, capital items like lifts and durable medical equipment, and core support needed to fulfill Valley Village’s mission to protect, foster, develop and advance the rights and interests of people with developmental disabilities.

Please plan on joining us for a celebration of spring with a garden party, live music, drawings and auctions; plus, a comedy show and luncheon benefiting 400 individuals with developmental challenges served through Valley Village. View photos from the 2017 event on Flickr. Tickets are available now.

Thank you, Sponsors

Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors and Advertisers:

  • Arroyo Insurance Services
  • Bank Leumi
  • Beverly Tobin
  • Dorothy and Leroy Bushong
  • CohnReznick, LLP
  • Mitch Englander, Los Angeles City Councilman, 12th District
  • Elisabeth and Milton Stimson
  • Gelb Group – A Family of Companies
  • Jennifer and David Marquardt
  • Judi and Ron Prejean
  • Leela Kapur and Pat Joyce
  • Kathryn Barger, Los Angeles County Supervisor
  • Kitty and Don Cooper
  • Kiwanis Entertainment Industry Group Club
  • Landegger Baron Law Group, ALC
  • Marla and Steven Kort
  • Matadors Community Credit Union
  • Mike’s Roofing Company
  • Montage Insurance
  • Valley Village Foundation
  • Dr. Fred Weiner

    Fritz Coleman

    Fritz Coleman is NBC4 Southern California’s beloved weathercaster for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. He joined NBC4 in 1982 as the weekend weathercaster and two years later moved to weekdays, where he has been part of the longest-running evening news team with legendary journalists Chuck Henry, Colleen Williams and Fred Roggin. A Southern California broadcasting icon, he is renowned in the region for his extensive knowledge of weather, his sense of humor and affable personality. Follow him on Facebook

    Fritz is the cornerstone of the NBC4 Weather Team that recently won two Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards for the station’s specials, El Nino: Currents of Change and Running Dry: California’s Historic Drought. He was honored by the Associated Press Television and Radio Association with the Stan Chambers Award for Extraordinary Achievement. Fritz has received countless accolades over the last three decades, including “Best Weathercaster” by nearly every major newspaper in Southern California, including the Orange County Register and four times in the Los Angeles Daily News.

    In addition to his celebrated broadcast career, Fritz is well-known for giving his time to numerous charitable activities, and hosts hundreds of local events to raise awareness for services that benefit underserved communities. His involvement in NBC4’s goodwill initiatives has been the foundation to the success of the station’s community outreach, including Fritz’s Holiday Lights which spotlighted festive neighborhoods lit up for the holiday season. His role in NBC4’s Wishing Tree continues the seasonal tradition of spreading good cheer and generosity to many in need. Fritz is also featured as a proud example of the rewards of giving time with NBC4’s signature community program, I Am A Volunteer.

    His community work has been recognized by hundreds of prominent organizations, including a Humanitarian Award from the United States House of Representatives for his work with the American Red Cross, as well as honors by groups including the Salvation Army, Shelter Partnership and others.

    A long-time stand-up comic who regards Bob Hope and Johnny Carson as heroes, Fritz has done stand-up for decades at local comedy clubs. Fritz has appeared several times on the “The Tonight Show” with Johnny Carson and Jimmy Fallon. He had a number of series and specials that aired on NBC4 including “What a Week,” “It’s Fritz,” “Fritz and Friends” and “The Perils of Parenting.” He earned four Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards for his work.

    Born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, Fritz attended Salem College in West Virginia and Temple University in Philadelphia where he studied radio, television and film. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. Fritz lives in the San Fernando Valley and has three children and two grandchildren.