Midland and Joe Nichols Headline 24th Annual Governor’s Black Tie Presented by OCCF


Midland and Joe Nichols to Headline 24th Annual Governor’s Black Tie Presented by Olympia Companies Charitable Foundation – April 17-20

Country icons will perform at the Grand Bash kicking off the four-day charity event raising money for eight local nonprofits

Olympia Companies Charitable Foundation (OCCF) will hold its 24th annual Governor’s Black Tie charity event April 17 – 20, 2024. Supported by the Governor of Nevada since its inception, the Governor’s Black Tie continues to be the premier fundraising event in the state raising much-needed funds for eight local charities. Since its inception, OCCF has proudly raised and donated more than $27 million in 24 years.

The four-day celebration and invitational golf tournament kicks off Wednesday, April 17 and really gets going on Thursday, April 18 with the Grand Bash highlighted by an exclusive concert from country music icons Midland and Joe Nichols, a spirited live auction, and a strolling dinner featuring culinary creations from M Resort Spa & Casino. A limited number of tickets to the Grand Bash are available to the public and can be purchased by contacting Brittany Kincaid at [email protected].

The multi-day event continues with the two-day invitational golf tournament and a formal black-tie reception and plated dinner at Southern Highlands Golf Club that concludes with an impressive ten-minute firework display. On Saturday, the final day of tournament play, Nevada’s First Lady Donna Lombardo hosts the First Lady’s Luncheon event with shopping pop-ups presented by a variety of retailers from The Forum Shops at Caesars and The Shops at Crystals.

Garry Goett, founder of Olympia Companies Charitable Foundation and CEO of Olympia Companies, says, “Twenty-four years ago, we embarked on a mission to enhance the well-being of women, children, military personnel, and families facing hardship in Southern Nevada. Upholding our commitment to organizations that share our vision remains paramount at Olympia. The Governor’s Black Tie serves as a platform to champion this cause, and we extend our heartfelt appreciation to our charity collaborators, Governor Lombardo, our valued sponsors, and the attendees of this year’s event for their unwavering support. We know this year’s event will be among the best yet.”

The Governors Black Tie supports eight local charities including Assistance League of Las Vegas, Boys and Girls Club of Southern Nevada, Candlelighters, Children’s Heart Foundation, DISCOVERY Children’s Museum, Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation, Andson, and Opportunity Village.

Money raised over the years through OCCF has sent critically ill children to summer camp, provided school supplies and clothing for children, created a vibrant community youth center, enabled students to access academic and financial literacy classes, financially assisted military families and families of children diagnosed with cancer to name a few.

The Governor’s Black Tie 2024 is supported by a variety of generous sponsors including Jaguar Land Rover Las Vegas, M Resort, Olympia Companies, Las Vegas Paving Corp., Olympia Management Services, Lightspeed VT, Terra Contracting, Rafael Construction, Vegas Golden Knights Foundation, AGEM, Las Vegas Raiders and more.

To learn more about Olympia Companies Charitable Foundation, visit

About Olympia Companies Charitable Foundation
Olympia Companies Charitable Foundation (OCCF) is a non-profit organization working to improve the quality of life for women and children in Southern Nevada. OCCF (formerly Olympia Companies Southern Highlands Charitable Foundation) supports local charities that provide personal, financial and education programs along with support for the critically ill, and assistance programs for the intellectually disabled. Since its inception in 2000, OCCF has given over $27 million to organizations including Andson, Assistance League of Las Vegas, Boys and Girls Club of Southern Nevada, The Caring Place, Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation, Children’s Heart Foundation, Discovery Children’s Museum, Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation, Operation Warm Heart, Opportunity Village, and Susan G. Komen of Southern Nevada. For more information about Olympia Companies Foundation, visit

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Midland and Joe Nichols Headline 24th Annual Governor's Black Tie Presented by OCCF
Midland and Joe Nichols Headline 24th Annual Governor's Black Tie Presented by OCCF