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.
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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.
The Sunrise Children’s Foundation offered an update on its activities as well as honored community supporters during a gala Nov. 1 at the MGM Grand Conference Center.
Tyler Corder, chief financial officer of the Findlay Automotive Group, was this year’s recipient of the Civitas Laurel Award during the 17th annual Notte di Carnevale benefit presented by the Foundation for an Independent Tomorrow Oct. 18 at Caesars Palace.
Las Vegas Business Academy offered dinner, a show and a party to raise money for scholarships, while Nathan Adelson Hospice focused on a wine and food tasting to support its pediatric program.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton gave the keynote address during the 20th annual UNLV Foundation dinner Monday at Bellagio. The event also honored Sheldon G. Adelson and the late Kitty Rodman for their generous contributions to the university.
Master Chef Gustav Mauler recently hosted an evening of fine wines, artisan cheeses and a buffet of culinary delights at his popular Spiedini Italian Ristorante at JW Marriott to benefit Catholic Charities.
The atmosphere in The Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall the evening of Sept. 27 was electric as the Las Vegas Philharmonic’s new music director Donato Cabrera made his debut.
Kris Engelstad McGarry and the Engelstad Family Foundation received the Education Hero award during a gala Sept. 20 sponsored by the Public Education Foundation at the Mandarin Oriental.
The Cat in the Hat was joined by hundreds of guests Sept. 13 at The Venetian’s Lido Ballroom, where they celebrated Spread the Word’s success of adopting 30 Clark County School District elementary schools and distributing 2.8 million books since the charity was founded in 2001.
Easter Seals of Nevada honored singer Olivia Newton-John with its new Four Star Award for outstanding charitable contributions during its second annual women’s tea, titled “Tea Thyme, Women & Wine,” on Aug. 18th at the Four Seasons.
A fundraiser for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation to help in its efforts to find the cause of and a cure for childhood brain tumors took place July 19 at Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Snow Crab in the Forum Shops at Caesars.
Nevada Children’s Center recently held its third annual “Great Gatsby Goes Hollywood” fundraiser at Westgate Las Vegas.
The Clark County Medical Society presented its 60th Presidential Installation Dinner and Awards ceremony recently at Red Rock Resort. The event recognized people and organizations who share the passion to achieve the best in medical care for our community.
A dinner and program honoring members of the American Culinary Federation took place recently at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, ending with South Point chef George Bailey being named the 2014 Chef of the Year.
The American Lung Association in Nevada held its fourth annual Fashion Show and Dinner June 6 at the Las Vegas Country Club.
Boys Town Nevada had its 10th annual gala, “Journey of Hope,” at The Venetian in late May, honoring Norm and Sharon Jenkins.
A capacity crowd of 228 filled the remodeled Italian American Club recently for the second annual Vintage Vegas Luncheon presented by the Nevada Opera Theatre Guild. The fundraiser featured silent and live auctions and entertainment reminiscent of Las Vegas lounge acts of the 1950s and ’60s.
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