Penn and Emily Jillette were honored Nov. 8 during the Camelot-themed fundraiser at Opportunity Village’s Magical Forest.
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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.
ABC talk-show host Jimmy Kimmel showed his fondness for UNLV basketball by hosting the Dave Rice Foundation benefit gala May 17 in the MGM Grand Conference Center.
Senoras of Excellence/Senores of Distinction held its annual awards gala May 10 at The Mirage. The event was created to honor women and men who have excelled in their professional careers as well as have contributed to the enrichment of our community.
A record $1 million was raised during the Nevada chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s 2014 Hope Gala on May 9 at The Venetian.
American designer Monique Lhuillier was the special guest during A Flair for Care, the annual Neiman Marcus benefit for Nathan Adelson Hospice. The event took place May 3 at Wynn Las Vegas’ Lafite Ballroom and drew a capacity crowd.
Inclement weather forced Opportunity Village’s spring garden party indoors, but did not dampen the enthusiasm of guests who support the organization that helps people with intellectual disabilities.
“Jewels in the Desert” turned into an evening of brilliance for the College of Southern Nevada as its foundation recognized exceptional community leaders and partners during the eighth annual Legacy of Achievement Gala April 12 in the Rio’s Pavilion Ballroom.
Twelve men from various backgrounds and professions who exemplify great personal and professional commitment to the community were honored April 8 during Saks Fifth Avenue’s 11th annual fundraiser, Vegas Dozen 2014: The Men We Love and Why We Love Them.
Dr. Albert “Yu-Min” Lin, a pioneer in technology-enabled exploration, received the Desert Research Institute’s Nevada Medal during dinners March 25 in Reno and March 27 in Las Vegas at Aria.