SAVE THE DATE FOR LAS VEGAS BUSINESS ACADEMY’S ANNUAL FUNDRAISING EVENT IN DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS ON SATURDAY, OCT. 11
What: Las Vegas Business Academy’s (LVBA) third annual fundraising event combines Las Vegas’ culinary masterminds with an extravagant entertainment lineup in an effort to raise scholarship funds for students pursuing graduate degrees.
The fundraising event will begin at The Smith Center with a matinee performance of Tony Award winning musical, Wicked. The matinee will be followed by dinner and live rooftop entertainment at the Downtown Grand Hotel. Las Vegas’ top chefs, hospitality executives and community leaders will gather above the streets of downtown to support the leaders of tomorrow by building awareness for the scholarship program. Paired with gourmet dishes prepared by more than 15 local restaurants, the event offers the essence of Vegas’ vibrant entertainment with live performances by Japanese drummers, a live DJ and the band Phoenix.
Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014
2 to 7:30 p.m.
Wicked Performance from 2 to 4 p.m. followed by dinner and entertainment from 4:30to 7:30 p.m.
The Smith Center
361 Symphony Park Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89106
The Downtown Grand Hotel
206 North 3rd Street.
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Details: As the nonprofit’s primary source of funding each year, Las Vegas Business Academy’s scholarship fundraising event offers an entertaining opportunity for prominent Las Vegas figures to come together in support of higher education.
Local Las Vegas restaurants tentatively confirmed to participate in this year’s event include Scarpetta, Jaleo, Estiatorio Milos, Due Forni, Sensi, Peking Duck, D.O.C.G, Comme Ça, Mozen, The Capital Grille, Portofino, Four Seasons, STK, Sugar Factory, Smith Center, StripSteak and Buddy V’s Cupcakes.
About Las Vegas Business Academy
Founded in 2011, Las Vegas Business Academy (LVBA) is a nonprofit organization devoted to providing scholarship funds for students pursuing a law degree or master’s degree in business or hospitality management at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). LVBA’s program offers selected college students educational enrichment, professional development, financial aid and unparalleled mentoring resources with top-tier industry leaders in an effort to establish Nevada’s next generation of leaders. For more information, visit Las Vegas Business Academy’s website or call 702.998.2138.