LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Dozens of military moms-to-be were treated to a baby shower at the Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades by Emmy Award-winning actress Sarah Michelle Gellar.
The expectant moms, whose spouses are deployed members of Naval Base Ventura County, were feted during an Operation Shower group baby shower.READ MORE: Target Joins Rival Walmart In Covering College Costs For Workers
“For military wives who are expecting a baby and whose spouses are deployed or soon to be deployed, the impending arrival of a child can be both exciting and stressful,” said Operation Shower Founder and Chief Shower Officer LeAnn Morrissey.READ MORE: New Order Mandates COVID Vaccinations For Health Care Workers In California
The theme of the shower was “A Star Is Born.” Each mom-to-be received Operation Shower’s signature “Shower In A Box,” which included products for mothers and babies donated by companies like Carousel Designs and Pottery Barn Kids.MORE NEWS: LA Superior Court Will Require Employees Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19
Operation Shower is a non-profit dedicated to supporting military families by throwing baby showers for military moms-to-be whose spouses are deployed or seriously injured.