Opera star Denyce Graves was the special guest during the gala to kick off the 2014 season for Opera Las Vegas. The party, themed “Divas in Diamonds After Dark,” took place in the Anthem Country Club home of Bruce and Barbara Lee Woollen.
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Canon USA had its annual Customer Appreciation and Celebrity Golf Tournament Jan. 8 and 9 to benefit the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Links of Las Vegas hosted its sixth annual Sepia Fashion Show, “A Fashion Carousel,” in December at the LVH Ballroom.
The Junior League of Las Vegas Sustainers had its annual Holiday Coffee and charitable program for children at Jeri and Rick Crawford’s lovely home on Dec. 14.
Friends of Henderson Libraries presented their annual Library Tree Lane gala and reception recently at Paseo Verde Library.
The Down Syndrome Organization of Southern Nevada held its 25th annual Festival of Trees & Lights gala at Paris Las Vegas.
The 12th annual Make-A-Wish Fashion Show Luncheon took place recently at Wolfgang Puck’s Spago in the Forum Shops at Caesars. Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions.
The 2013 UNLV Foundation annual dinner took place Nov. 16 at Bellagio. The evening celebrates and recognizes donors who have given generously to the students and university.
Opportunity Village opened the holiday social season Nov. 7 with the grandest gala of them all, Camelot at the Magical Forest.
Discovery Children’s Museum held its 14th annual gala at Red Rock Resort recently, honoring Judy and Ed Cebulko with the “Great Friend to Kids” award.
Michael Severino received the Civitas Laurel Award for community service during the Foundation for an Independent Tomorrow gala recently at Paris Las Vegas.
Hae Un Lee, chairman, CEO and founder of Lee’s Discount Liquor, was honored during the Las Vegas Business Academy’s second annual scholarship fundraising dinner recently at Red Rock Resort.
Eric M. Hilton was honored for his community service during the fifth annual Volunteers in Medicine Ball on Oct. 12 at The Venetian. The event raised money toward the goal of opening a downtown clinic.
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The Tony and Renee Marlon Charitable Foundation was honored during the 12th annual Storybook Gala benefiting Spread the Word Nevada on Sept. 28 at The Venetian.
Gary Loveman and Steve Schorr were honored during the Public Education Foundation’s 17th annual Education Hero Award dinner Sept. 21 at Mandarin Oriental.
The Las Vegas Blind Center presented its Visionary Champion and Reflection of Light awards during its third annual Imagine Gala on Sept. 14 at the World Market Center.
The Heart of Giving gala Sept. 7 at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health benefited Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas. The special event celebrated the 15th anniversary of the Ronald McDonald House, at 2323 Potosi St.
Easter Seals Nevada recently had its first fundraising tea at the Four Seasons to honor community supporters and “Five Fascinating Women.”
The Black and White Party, a signature social event for Aid for Aids of Nevada, took place Aug. 24 at the Hard Rock Hotel.
Tom Humm of Beasley Broadcasting was the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award during the 18th annual Nevada Broadcasters Association’s “Celebrating Our Nevada” gala Aug. 17 at Red Rock Resort.
The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation had its annual benefit dinner Aug. 9 at Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab restaurant in the Forum Shops at Caesars.
The College of Southern Nevada dance program and Mosaic Sky presented their inaugural Mosaic Inner Spirit Awards recently at the Nicholas Horn Theatre on the CSN campus in North Las Vegas to recognize the efforts of everyday people to create a stronger community.
Dr. Joe Hardy of Boulder City received the Physician of the Year award during the Clark County Medical Society Presidential Installation Dinner and Awards Ceremony recently at the Four Seasons.
In celebration of America’s birthday, the Las Vegas Philharmonic presented a new Independence Day event at Symphony Park at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts.