The live auction during the recent Nevada Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at Mandalay Bay raised a record $295,000. And that was only a part of the funds raised that evening.
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Dr. Christopher McKay returned the $20,000 honorarium for Desert Research Institute students to continue their study of “Life in Rock and Ice.”
Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada presented its fifth annual Heart of Hope awards to the Lied Foundation and Investment Counsel Co. during a recent luncheon at the Red Rock Resort.
The Las Vegas Sands and Rob Goldstein were honored April 9 during the 15th annual Governor’s Black-Tie Golf Invitational sponsored by Southern Highlands Charitable Foundation.
Clothing designs by Naeem Khan were featured during the annual Flair for Care fashion show and luncheon April 8 at Wynn Las Vegas to benefit Nathan Adelson Hospice.
More than 700 guests attended the third annual Nevada Military Support Alliance gala March 28 at the MGM Grand Conference Center.
The Junior League 2015 Paint the Town Red Gala March 21 at Red Rock Resort honored Sustainer Jeanne Greenawalt with the Lifetime Achievement Award and Ken and Dee Ladd as the recipients of the Florence Lee Jones Humanitarian Award.
More than 600 guests attended the annual gala March 19 at Red Rock Resort to watch Raftery inducted into the prestigious Royal Order of the Gael.
Eight-year-old Taylor Hammond received the 2015 Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada Shine Award during the nonprofit group’s benefit March 6 at the World Market Center.
The Women’s Leadership Council of United Way of Southern Nevada’s annual luncheon and fashion show at the Four Seasons honored community leaders and provided networking opportunities for guests.
Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican and St. Rose Dominican Health Foundation presented their 58th annual fundraising gala Feb. 28 at The Mirage. Formerly known as the Mardi Gras Ball, the new name, “Celebration: Recognizing humankindness,” recognizes the compassionate nature of the faith-based health care ministry.
Chefs for Kids presented awards and served up a fun benefit Feb. 21 to support its nutrition program for children in “high needs” schools in the Clark County School District.
More than 700 Public Television supporters sampled an array of wine and beer during the 26th annual Splendor in the Glass fundraiser Feb. 7 at the Westgate.
Four hundred guests enjoyed the annual Diamonds Are Forever fundraiser supporting the Las Vegas Philharmonic Feb. 6 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts.
It was a philanthropic affair of art and fashion to benefit The Modern Art Museum and the Las Vegas Fashion Council at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts’ Reynolds Hall Grand Lobby the evening of Jan. 29.
The Nevada Ballet Theatre honored dancer, choreographer, actress, producer, director and author Debbie Allen as Woman of the Year at their 31st Annual Black & White Ball the evening of Jan. 24. The highly anticipated black-tie event took place at the Aria’s Ironwood Ballroom.
Celebrities are part of the attraction of the annual Canon Appreciation Reception, held each January in Las Vegas to benefit the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. This year’s event at Bellagio attracted 1,500 guests.
The Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation honored the courage and strength of the children, their families, and the adults touched by cancer during its Profiles of Courage gala recently at Bellagio.
Main Street Station’s Pullman Grill decorated in its holiday finery lent a nostalgic ambience to the American Culinary Federation of Las Vegas’ annual holiday reception and dinner the evening of Dec. 16.
The sustainers of the Junior League of Las Vegas held their annual Holiday Coffee recently to personally thank league members and friends for adopting a Bear (child) this holiday season. The adopt-a-bear program provides clothing and toys to at-risk elementary-aged children in the valley.
Henderson Libraries’ annual holiday-themed fundraiser offered beautifully decorated trees as well as gift baskets to brighten the season for local charities.
The Las Vegas Philharmonic Guild recently held a Champagne luncheon and fashion show to raise money for the orchestra’s concert and educational efforts.
Las Vegas Academy and Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada held fundraisers recently to support arts education and grant the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses respectively.
Rod A. Davis, former president and CEO of St. Rose Dominican Hospital, Siena Campus, was honored during the sixth annual Volunteers in Medicine Ball Nov. 8 at The Venetian Palazzo.
Penn and Emily Jillette were honored Nov. 8 during the Camelot-themed fundraiser at Opportunity Village’s Magical Forest.
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