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Umami Burger Serves Up The Mindy Burger by Mindy Kaling

01 Sep 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, Food & Dining

 UMAMI BURGER® SERVES UP THE MINDY BURGER BY MINDY KALING Writer, Actress and Comedian Creates The Mindy Burger to Benefit Pancreatic Cancer Action Network  Umami Burger announced today the latest collaboration in its Artist Series, Mindy Kaling’s “The Mindy Burger” benefitting Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.   “Mindy Kaling is a brilliant comedic talent, simultaneously fearless, sharp and approachable,” said Paul Clayton, CEO of Umami Burger.  “Her culinary talents have a…

Celebrate the Fall Harvest During Festivino at The Venetian Las Vegas on Oct. 9

29 Aug 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, Food & Dining, On The Strip

CELEBRATE THE FALL HARVEST DURING FESTIVINO AT THE VENETIAN LAS VEGAS ON OCT. 9 A portion of proceed to benefit March of Dimes   Time to uncork and pour.  The Venetian® Las Vegas is getting in the spirit of fall harvest with Festivino, the fifth annual food and wine festival, Friday, Oct. 9, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.   Festivino guests will learn about the celebrated wines from master sommeliers and…

Cancer Sucks but much to be thankful for with 25th anniversary of Candlelighters race fundraiser

27 Aug 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events

25th Anniversary Superhero Race and Event for Kids with Cancer Sign up for race, walk, fun Sept. 12 at Exploration Park at Mountain’s Edge   A chance meeting between a local baseball executive and pediatric cancer patient 25 years ago set in motion the biggest local fundraiser for children with cancer and their families and the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada. Called the 25th Anniversary Superhero 5K with Chet…

Create A Change Now Hosts Edible Education “Food For Thought” Dinner at Panevino Ristorante on October 10

25 Aug 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, Food & Dining

  Create A Change Now Hosts Edible Education “Food For Thought” Dinner at Panevino Ristorante on October 10 Hosted by 98.5 KLUC’s Chet Buchanan Featuring Guest Speakers Samuel Hickson of Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and Carolyn Matzinger, M.D  Create A Change Now, a local charity teaching at-risk students to plant, grow and cook fresh, healthy meals in order to prevent childhood obesity, will host its first…

$50,000 Hyundai Hope on Wheels® Donation to Cure 4 The Kids Foundation Will Create Cancer Registry

18 Aug 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

  Hyundai Hope on Wheels® presented Cure 4 The Kids Foundation with a $50,000 Hyundai Hope on Wheels Impact Award on August 12, 2015. Cure 4 The Kids Foundation is one of 22 recipients of a 2015 Hyundai Impact Award in recognition of the institution’s proven track record in serving families affected by pediatric cancer. In 2015, Hope on Wheels will award more than $15 million to children’s hospitals nationwide…

Las Vegas Young Entertainers Bring Helen Joy’s Broadway Vignettes to Life, August 21-22 to Benefit Rudy Foundation

17 Aug 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, Entertainment

Las Vegas Young Entertainers Bring Helen Joy’s Broadway Vignettes to Life, August 21-22 to Benefit Rudy Foundation   WHAT:           Las Vegas Young Entertainers will take the stage in Helen Joy’s 11th Annual Broadway Vignettes. Las Vegas’ youngest stars will come together to perform memorable songs from Broadway favorites including “Dreamgirls,” “Wicked,” “Phantom of the Opera,” “Annie,” “Grease,” “South Pacific,” and “Rock of Ages.” Featuring solo and ensemble numbers, the showcase will benefit Rudy Foundation,…

TV Personality Ross Mathews Hosts AFAN’s Black & White Party on Aug. 29

17 Aug 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, On The Strip

TV Personality Ross Mathews Hosts AFAN’s 29th Annual Black & White Party  TV personality Ross Mathews will bring his charisma and his own fashion-forward monochromatic look to Las Vegas when he hosts Aid for AIDS of Nevada’s (AFAN) 29th Annual Black & White Party on Saturday, Aug. 29 at 9 p.m. inside The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The premier party of the year will showcase a pop…

Redken hosting Trim Hunger Cut-A-Thon for Hunger Awareness Month!

17 Aug 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, Fragrance and Beauty

Hunger is Shear Madness! Redken 5th Avenue NYC hosting Trim Hunger Cut-A-Thon to benefit City Harvest in support of Hunger Awareness Month. In recognition of Hunger Awareness Month, Redken 5th Avenue NYC will host the Trim Hunger Cut-A-Thon at the Redken Exchange on Thursday, September 10 from 10 AM – 3:30 PM to benefit City Harvest, the world’s first food rescue organization dedicated to helping feed the nearly 1.4 million…

KISS Night In Las Vegas IV At Counts Vamp’d Rock Bar and Grill – Great Performers For A Great Cause – imagine4kids.org

16 Aug 2015, Posted by Jay in Business, Celebrity, Charity Events, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Giveaway, Music, News, Nightlife

What a party is gonna happen in Las Vegas on Saturday August 29th. Benefitting Imagine4Kids.org you will find the best Vegas has to offer at Counts Vamp’d Rock Bar that night. Rockin’ For A Cause!!! A non-profit project founded to raise awareness and funding for struggling public school music departments. http://www.kissnight.org/ https://www.facebook.com/KissNightInLasVegas https://twitter.com/kissnightvegas KISS Night in Las Vegas was started by four guys with a HUGE addiction to KISS and and…

Bank of Nevada Employee Blood Drive Attracts New Donors During Low Donation Season

13 Aug 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

Bank of Nevada Employee Blood Drive Attracts New Donors During Low Donation Season There is a crucial need for blood donations during the summer months when many people who donate regularly, take some well deserved time off. Unfortunately, the need for life saving blood by hospitals and other medical agencies never goes away.   That’s one reason Bank of Nevada held an employee blood drive at its Sahara Branch location…

WOLFGANG PUCK FINE DINING GROUP PRESENTS THIRD ANNUAL”SIP & SAVOR” AT SPAGO LAS VEGAS

11 Aug 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, Food & Dining

WOLFGANG PUCK FINE DINING GROUP PRESENTS THIRD ANNUAL“SIP & SAVOR” AT SPAGO LAS VEGAS Celebrated fundraiser to benefit Keep Memory Alive   World–renowned chef and restaurateur, Wolfgang Puck brings together his Las Vegas culinary team to host the third annual ”Sip & Savor” dine-around event on Wednesday, September 16 at Spago inside The Forum Shops at Caesars, benefiting Keep Memory Alive.   Featuring the musical stylings of Michael Shulman, this…

Brad Garrett’s Maximum Hope Foundation Charity Poker Tournament Returns to MGM Grand Sept. 19

10 Aug 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, On The Strip

BRAD GARRETT’S MAXIMUM HOPE FOUNDATION CHARITY POKER TOURNAMENT RETURNS TO MGM GRAND SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 MGM Grand Hotel & Casinowill host comedian and Emmy Award-winning actor Brad Garrett’s annual Maximum Hope Foundation Charity Poker Tournament Saturday, Sept. 19 on the casino floor between Wolfgang Puck and the KÀ Theatre. The tournament, which will begin at noon, will offer participants the opportunity to play alongside Garrett, other celebrities as well as…

Mosaic Salon at Boca Park Hosting “Cuts-4-A-Cause” Benefiting Cure 4 The Kids Foundation

05 Aug 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events

Mosaic Salon at Boca Park Hosting “Cuts-4-A-Cause” Benefiting Cure 4 The Kids Foundation Appointments Now Open for Sunday, August 16, 2015 Event!   Get a haircut, manicure, pedicure, blowout or eyebrow wax and support a great cause! That is the idea behind the 7th annual Mosaic Salon at Boca Park “Cuts-4-A-Cause” fundraiser on Sunday, August 16, 2015, 11:00 a.m. – 4 p.m., to benefit Cure 4 The Kids Foundation. Hair…

Bank of Nevada Collecting School Supplies For Hundreds of Students In Need

05 Aug 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

Bank of Nevada Collecting School Supplies For Hundreds of Students In Need   The 2015 School Supply Drive begins August 10, 2015 The public is invited to help provide school supplies for hundreds of Southern Nevada students whose parents may have difficulty providing the basic supplies their child will need.   The 2015 Bank of Nevada School Supply Drive, happening August 10, 2015 through August 28, 2015, is a chance for…

Partnership with Bank of America Opens Five New Goodwill Donation Locations

04 Aug 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events

Partnership with Bank of America Opens Five New Goodwill Donation Locations Donation Locations Create Jobs and Increase Donor Convenience For the first time in Goodwill of Southern Nevada’s 40-year history in the greater Las Vegas area, a local bank is donating space at multiple branches for convenient attended donation locations for the local nonprofit. As of today at 7 a.m., five new freestanding Goodwill donation locations are officially open in…

Las Vegas Hemophilia Walk & 5K Planned September 26 at Floyd Lamb Park

03 Aug 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events

Las Vegas Hemophilia Walk & 5K Planned September 26 at Floyd Lamb Park  Get those walking and running shoes ready! The Nevada Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF Nevada) is now registering participants for the upcoming Hemophilia Walk and 5K taking place on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at the scenic Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs. NHF Nevada has set a $57,000 fundraising goal. All funds raised by participating…

Ava’s Avengers Assemble for “Heroes Through Music – A Cabaret to Benefit Rudy Foundation”

31 Jul 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, Music

  Ava’s Avengers Assemble for “Heroes Through Music – A Cabaret to Benefit Rudy Foundation”   WHAT: Ava’s Avengers, a team of local Las Vegas superheroes, comes together for a one-night-only cabaret event to support Rudy Foundation, which provides scholarships for students to achieve their dreams. Join Ava’s Avengers in uniting for a cause with an intimate evening of live music and dance. Ava’s Avengers is comprised of several people…

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria Partners with Opportunity Village for a Night of Entertainment and Fundraising on August 12

29 Jul 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, Food & Dining

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria Partners with Opportunity Village for a Night of Entertainment and Fundraising on August 12 All proceeds to benefit Opportunity Village Concluding a month-long philanthropic promotion, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria and local nonprofit Opportunity Village will partner for a night of entertainment and fundraising from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, August 12 at the Grimaldi’s Pizzeria Boca Park location. Patrons who donate $5 to Opportunity Village now through Wednesday,…

The Venetian and The Palazzo Proudly Introduce ONEHOPE Wine Partnership

29 Jul 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, On The Strip

The Venetian and The Palazzo Proudly Introduce ONEHOPE Wine Partnership Every bottle sold will make an impact by supporting Three Square Food Bank      As part of the company’s Sands Cares corporate citizenship initiative, The Venetian® and The Palazzo® are introducing a new concept to Las Vegas by featuring ONEHOPE Wine as a house wine selection in the convention center, and pledging a donation to Three Square Food Bank for every bottle sold.   “This…

Miracle Mile Shops collects fountain donations for Communities In Schools of Nevada Aug. 1-31

27 Jul 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, On The Strip

  MIRACLE MILE SHOPS COLLECTS FOUNTAIN DONATIONS FOR COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS OF NEVADA AUG. 1-31     Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino will collect donations in its fountain this August for Communities In Schools of Nevada (CIS of Nevada) to help advance the organization’s mission to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.   Through Aug….

5th Annual Wine Tasting Event To Benefit The Animal Foundation at Silverton Casino Hotel

22 Jul 2015, Posted by Jay in Charity Events, News

5th Annual Wine Tasting Event To Benefit The Animal Foundation at Silverton Casino Hotel  Have a fantastic night out for a good cause at the Annual One Drunk Puppy Wine Tasting Event Saturday, August 15 from   6 p.m. – 9 p.m. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit The Animal Foundation which is dedicated to eliminating the tragedy of pet overpopulation. Event attendees will enjoy complimentary appetizers,…

SANDS CARES MAKES TWO-YEAR COMMITMENT TO BASKETBALL STAR C.J. WATSON’S QUIET STORM FOUNDATION

14 Jul 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

            SANDS CARES MAKES TWO-YEAR COMMITMENT TO BASKETBALL STAR C.J. WATSON’S QUIET STORM FOUNDATION   Partnership provides scholarships for seniors and college students Sands® Cares, the global corporate citizenship program for Las Vegas Sands® and the Quiet Storm Foundation, C.J. Watson’s initiative to provide a positive impact on underprivileged youth, have formed a partnership that will see 10 individual scholarships donated over a period of…

Save The Date: Create A Change Now Hosts Edible Education “Food For Thought” Dinner at Panevino Ristorante on October 10

08 Jul 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, Food & Dining

Save The Date: Create A Change Now Hosts Edible Education “Food For Thought” Dinner at Panevino Ristorante on October 10 A representative with Cleveland Clinic will speak about how nutrition plays a vital role in optimal brain health Create A Change Now, a local charity teaching at-risk students to plant, grow and cook fresh, healthy meals in order to prevent childhood obesity, will host its first annual Edible Education Dinner…

house seats Las Vegas Announces The Set List to Benefit Rudy Foundation, July 9

30 Jun 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, Entertainment

house seats Las Vegas Announces The Set List to Benefit Rudy Foundation, July 9   house seats Las Vegas, in conjunction with Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, presents The Set List, an exciting celebration of great albums in music history. The Set List continues its season by honoring the top selling album of 1987, Slippery When Wet by Bon Jovi. The special event, benefiting Rudy Foundation, will take place Thursday, July 9…

Tickets On Sale For Third Annual Topspin Charity Ping Pong Tournament Presented By IHG Rewards

29 Jun 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, On The Strip

WILL IT BE A THREE-PEAT FOR CHRIS PAUL?   TICKETS ON SALE FOR THIRD ANNUAL TOPSPIN CHARITY PING PONG TOURNAMENT PRESENTED BY IHG® REWARDS CLUB    Eight-Time All Star Chris Paul returns to Lagasse’s Stadium  to defend his ping pong title and benefit charity     Tickets are now on sale for the Third Annual TopSpin Charity Ping Pong Tournament presented by IHG® Rewards Club. The exciting event returns to Lagasse’s Stadium inside…

Fremont Street Experience to Partner with Three Square Food Bank for SlotZilla Charity Challenge

29 Jun 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, DownTown Las Vegas

Fremont Street Experience to Partner with Three Square Food Bank for SlotZilla Charity Challenge 100% of SlotZilla™ Revenue to Benefit Three Square Food Bank on July 16 UFC Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin, Pro BMX rider and television personality Ricardo Laguna and Chef Rick Moonen to ‘fly’ for a good cause Fremont Street Experience will be hosting another SlotZilla Charity Challenge, this time to benefit Three Square Food Bank. Fremont…

Miracle Mile Shops collects fountain donations for Dress for Success Southern Nevada

29 Jun 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, On The Strip

MIRACLE MILE SHOPS COLLECTS FOUNTAIN DONATIONS FOR DRESS FOR SUCCESS SOUTHERN NEVADA     During the month of July, Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino will collect donations in its fountain for Dress for Success Southern Nevada. Through July 31, all coins tossed into the popular water feature as well as the center’s indoor rainstorm will be donated to the local nonprofit, which helps impoverished women by…

Las Vegas Pro Am Benefits Southern Nevada Senior Law Program

24 Jun 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

First Annual Las Vegas Tennis Pro Am Benefits Southern Nevada Senior Law Program $5,000 in Proceeds will help to Provide Legal Services to Seniors in Need In its inaugural fundraising event, 16 tennis teams took part in the Las Vegas Tennis Pro Am Tournament on Sunday, June 7, 2015, raising nearly $5,000 for the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization Southern Nevada Senior Law Program. The tournament, held at Spanish Trail Country Club,…

More than 700 job seekers attend Goodwill Hiring Event featuring 80+ hiring employers & 1,600 open jobs

18 Jun 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

More than 700 job seekers attend Goodwill Hiring Event featuring 80+ hiring employers & 1,600 open jobs   Goodwill of Southern Nevada’s hiring event at The Boulevard Mall, located at 3528 S. Maryland Parkway, on Tuesday June 16, 2015 attracted more than 700 job seekers, including local veterans seeking employment. The event, sponsored by Bank of America, allowed those looking for work to meet employers face to face.  Some employers conducted…

Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group to Participate in Three Square’s Las Vegas Restaurant Week

17 Jun 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, Food & Dining

Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group to Participate in Three Square’s Las Vegas Restaurant Week Proceeds from special lunch and dinner menus to benefit local food bank  Dine out for a great cause. Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group (B&BHG) proudly announces its participation in Three Square Food Bank’s Las Vegas Restaurant Week from June 15-26. B&BHG’s Las Vegas Culinary Director, Chef Jason Neve and his team created special lunch and dinner…