Talent and fashion show helps in epilepsy fight

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Talent for Epilepsy presented its second annual fundraising talent and fashion show Saturday night at the Courtyard Irvine Spectrum hotel, with sponsors including Lululemon Athletica, Along Came a Spider and Trixxi.

Organizers said proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to people struggling with expenses related to epilepsy, a central nervous system disorder that causes seizures.

Talent for Epilepsy, a Long Beach-based nonprofit, was founded in 2009 by then-7-year-old Grace Edwards. Her cousin Logan was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2005 when he was 1.


The first Talent for Epilepsy Talent & Fashion Show in 2013 raised more than $5,000, according to the organization’s website.

—Rob Vardon