Clark County Medical Society Alliance Hosts 18th Annual Spring Fashion Show, March 19 – Benefits Autism Community

Clark County Medical Society Alliance 
Hosts 18th Annual Spring Fashion Show, March 19
Highly Anticipated event bridging our local Autism Community 
with our local Medical Community
Transitioning families with Autism to Adulthood
The Clark County Medical Society Alliance (CCMSA) is celebrating its 70th year of operation, and is hosting its annual Spring Fashion Show on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Four Seasons Hotel, 3960 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89119.
Now in it’s 18th year, the annual Spring Fashion Show is regarded as one of the premier philanthropic events in Las Vegas. Showcasing spring designs from the local favorite fashion store, VASARI located at Tivoli Village, the 2019 Spring Fashion Show will raise valuable funds for our autism community including Sunshine Nevada, UNLV Project FOCUS, and New Vista.

“We’re very excited for this year’s Spring Fashion Show,” said Kim Fonte, this year’s Spring Fashion CCMSA Co-President along with Sharlin Ahmed and Estela Hansen. “This will be CCSMA’s 70
th year in operation and while this highly anticipated event allows us to further our mission to better the quality of healthcare in Southern Nevada, each year we’re particularly proud to work towards bridging our autism community with our medical community.   Those benefiting from our fund raising are three amazing organizations: Sunshine Nevada, UNLV Project FOCUS, and New Vista, who offer socialization, recreation, upper-education and housing.”
The CCMSA is a philanthropic organization steadfastly dedicated to its mission of building a healthier Southern Nevada, comprised of the spouses of physician members of the Clark County Medical Society.  CCMSA collaborates with community supporters to provide education, outreach, and support for programs and endeavors that directly improve healthcare in Nevada.
“Our organization has a long history of supporting various health related initiatives throughout Clark County,” said Michelle Volker, who is Co-Chairing the event with Ginger Allen. “We’re honored to continue this tradition by helping to bridge autism awareness/needs with our local medical community and raise funds to help transition families with autism to adulthood.
The 2019 Spring Fashion Show will be emceed by News3LV’s anchors, Dana and Kim Wagner. 
Sponsors for the Spring Fashion Show include: HealthCare Partners, Nevada Heart & Vascular, Desert Radiology, West Pac Wealth Partners, Mary Thomas-Berkshire Hathaway, Achievable Behavior Strategies, Welltower, Comprehensive Cancer Centers, Valley Health System, Mercedes Benz of Henderson, Tour University Nevada. Fashion presented by Vasari. 
Tickets for CCMSA Spring Fashion Show are $225 and can be purchased at
For more information, please visit

About the Clark County Medical Society Alliance: The Clark County Medical Society Alliance (CCMSA) was officially chartered with the Nevada State Medical Association Alliance (NSMAA) and the national affiliate of the American Medical Association Alliance (AMAA) in 1949. CCMSA is a nonprofit service organization comprised of spouses of members of the Clark County Medical Society and American Medical Association. Primarily a service organization, CCMSA focuses on health-related needs in the community, initiating their own projects or providing volunteer hours and monetary assistance to charitable organizations or groups.

The 28th Annual Las Vegas Heart Ball Saturday, March 24, 2018 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.


The 28th Annual Las Vegas Heart Ball
Saturday, March 24, 2018 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.



WHAT: The Las Vegas Heart Ball is the major event of the American Heart and Stroke Association designed to bring awareness and benefit to children’s heart and stroke research, public education, and community programs. Seventy-five cents of every dollar raised stays in Southern Nevada to fund life-saving research and implementing programs that directly support the mission of the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.

WHO: Corporate and medical sponsors, physicians, community leaders and survivors affected by heart disease and stroke will be in attendance. It promises to be an engaging evening of fun and passion bringing community and philanthropic leaders together.

Chair of the 2018 Heart Ball is Amy Tarkanian. The Honoree is heart survivor and entrepreneur Tricia Estey.

Top local sponsors include: EHB Companies, the Heart Center at Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center and Go Red For Women cause sponsor Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican. Media sponsors include The Las Vegas Review-Journal, Luxury Las Vegas and iHeartRadio Las Vegas.

The attire for the Heart Ball is The Great Gatsby-themed black-tie.
2018 Heart Ball Dinner Entertainment – Melody Sweets
2018 Heart Ball Featured Entertainment – The Moonshiners

WHEN: Saturday, March 24, 2018 – 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. Cocktail reception and silent auction
7:30 Dinner, program and live entertainment

WHERE: Four Seasons Hotel
3960 Las Vegas Boulevard, South, Las Vegas, NV

WHY: Despite major advancements in treatment, heart disease and stroke remain the No. 1 and No. 5 killers of Americans and Nevadans, as well as a major cause of permanent disability.

That is why the American Heart Association is committed to improving the heart and brain health of all Americans and Nevadans. The Heart Ball inspires support of the work we do to create a better future for children, families and communities.

Last year, our Heart Ball campaign nearly $60 million nationwide, allowing us to fund more than $160 million in research and programs across the country and in our community.

Easter Seals Nevada Honors “Five Fascinating Women” at Four Seasons Hotel for First Annual Women’s Tea, August 21


Easter Seals Nevada Honors “Five Fascinating Women” at Four Seasons Hotel
for First Annual Women’s Tea, August 21

Tickets Now on Sale for Event Acknowledging the Outstanding Community Support
of Business Leaders in Las Vegas

 On Wednesday, August 21, Easter Seals Nevada, the nonprofit that serves more than 8,000 Nevadans with disabilities every year, will host its first annual Women’s Tea event at the Four Seasons Hotel to honor the outstanding community support of five women in Las Vegas. Tickets for the event are now on sale at

This year’s honorees include:

  • Neyda Becker, Past Chairman of the Board, Easter Seals Nevada
  • Dawn Gibbons, Senior Vice President Communication & Government Relations, KSNV TV-3
  • Darlene Krenitz, Controller, SHFL entertainment
  • Jerrie Merritt, Senior Vice President Community Development, Bank of Nevada
  • Kate Whiteley, Vice President of Public Relations, Kirvin Doak Communications


Attendees and tea lovers are invited to wear their favorite fascinators and enjoy the Tea Garden, sponsored by Naakiti Floral, which will showcase exceptional women business owners in the valley.  Following the Tea Garden, Steph Mackenzie of 97.1 The Point will host the event that will include a delicious assortment of fine teas, divine pastries and petite sandwiches and a special presentation on 2013 fall fashions by one of Nordstrom’s personal stylist managers. Attendees will also have the chance to win a fabulous purse by Henri Bendel as a door prize.

The First Annual Women’s Tea will help fund Easter Seals Nevada’s “Make the First Five Count,” a program that works to identify early developmental delays in children under five years of age and strives to start vital therapies during the critical early years.

Tickets are $46 per person and must be purchased prior to the event at At the event, there is a minimum pledge of $125 for attendees that is payable over one year.


About Easter Seals Nevada
Since 1950, Easter Seals Nevada has been advocating for, and working with, infants, children, youth and adults who have disabilities and other challenges.  We work to address our community’s social service gaps, and to leverage partnerships and other strategic opportunities to increase participation in economic and civic life for all people.  Easter Seals Nevada is one of Nevada’s largest community disability agencies serving more than 8,000 people with disabilities and their families each year. To keep up with Easter Seals Nevada’s news and events, follow us on Twitter @EasterSealsNV and like us on Facebook or visit our website at