Flightlinez and Fremont Street Experience to hold fundraiser for 98.5 KLUC’s Chet Buchanan & the Morning Zoo Toy Drive benefitting Help of Southern Nevada

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flightlinez and Fremont Street Experience to hold fundraiser for 98.5 KLUC’s Chet Buchanan & the Morning Zoo Toy Drive benefitting Help of Southern Nevada

 

WHO:
Flightlinez zipline attraction, Fremont Street Experience, 98.5 KLUC’s Chet Buchanan & The Morning Zoo Toy Drive and Help of Southern Nevada.

 

Representatives of Flightlinez, Help of Southern Nevada and Chet Buchanan and on air personalities from 98.5 KLUC will be on hand to answer questions and get the fun started with the first ever pre-toy drive fundraiser in the 13-year history of the state’s largest toy drive taking place Dec. 1 – 12, 2011.

 

WHAT:
Flightlinez and the Fremont Street Experience will donate all their revenues from zipline rides on Tuesday, Nov. 29 from noon to midnight to the 98.5 KLUC’s Chet Buchanan & the Morning Zoo Toy Drive benefitting Help of Southern Nevada.

 

Flightlinez is committed to serving the Las Vegas community by hosting chartable fundraisers throughout the year. In October, Flightlinez and Fremont Street Experience donated nearly $13,000 to Susan G. Komen and have donated more than $120,000 to local charities and community groups since launching the new charitable initiative in February.

 

TIMES:
Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011
Noon until midnight

 

COST:
Noon until 6 p.m. Flightlinez Zipline rides are $15
6 p.m. until midnight Flightlinez Zipline rides are $20

 

WHERE:
Flightlinez
Fremont Street Experience
425 Fremont Street
Downtown Las Vegas, Nev.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Flightlinez owns and operates the zipline ride attraction located at the Fremont Street Experience and continuously puts forth fundraising efforts to support charities and worthwhile causes in Las Vegas. For more information on Flightlinez, please visit www.fremontstreetflightline.com.

 

The 98.5 KLUC’s Chet Buchanan & The Morning Zoo Toy Drive is the state’s largest toy drive providing Christmas joy to thousands of families since it began 13 years ago. Morning Show DJ Chet Buchanan turned his dream into a reality and years later a single toy drive can collect thousands of bikes, hundreds of thousands of dollars and 10 – 20 grocery trucks full of toys to assist Help of Southern Nevada in providing Christmas to families who would otherwise do without this holiday season. For more information visit www.kluc.com.

Salute To Veterans Concert by The 63rd Regional Support Command to Perform a Free Concert at Fremont Street Experience

 

“Salute To Veterans” Concert by The 63rd Regional Support Command to Perform a Free Concert at Fremont Street Experience

Combined United States Army Reserve Band to play in Honor of Veteran’s Day Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011 at 5 p.m.

WHAT:
The 63rd Regional Support Command will be hosting a free concert in honor of Veteran’s Day at Fremont Street Experience on  the 1st Street Stage, Thursday, Nov. 10 at 5 p.m. A combined United States Army Reserve band will be performing in celebration of a “Salute To Veterans” night.  
 
Expected to attend are Councilman Bob Coffin, Las Vegas USO representative and Downtown Las Vegas Rotary members.
                 
WHEN:          Thursday, Nov. 10 at 5 p.m.
 
WHO:             The 63rd Regional Support Command
– Combined United States Army Reserve Band
                         
Councilman Bob Coffin
                         Las Vegas USO representative
                         Downtown Las Vegas Rotary members
                       
WHERE:         1st Street Stage
                         Fremont Street Experience located in downtown Las Vegas

Flightlinez and Fremont Street Experience to hold fundraiser creating Alyssa Otremba scholarship at Arbor View High School and benefiting The Rape Crisis Center

 

 

 

 

 

Alyssa Scholarship Fund

Flightlinez and Fremont Street Experience to hold fundraiser creating Alyssa Otremba scholarship at Arbor View High School and benefiting The Rape Crisis Center —

 

WHO:
Flightlinez zipline attraction, Fremont Street Experience and The Rape Crisis Center

Representatives of The Rape Crisis Center as well as Flightlinez will be available for interviews. All Arbor View High School students will ride free that day to celebrate Alyssa’s memory. 

WHAT:
Flightlinez and the Fremont Street Experience will donate all their revenues from zipline rides on Wednesday, Sept. 28 to create a minimum $5,000 scholarship at Arbor View High School in Alyssa Otremba’s name to keep her memory alive and will donate the remainder of the day’s proceeds to The Rape Crisis Center. “We had already been working with The Rape Crisis Center to have our September funds benefit their worthwhile efforts and when we heard about Alyssa’s untimely passing we were also very committed to keeping her memory alive. All involved were happy to work together to make the fundraising efforts on this day benefit both causes and create an awareness of the needs in our Las Vegas community,” said Joey Vanas of Flightlinez. 

Flightlinez is committed to serving the Las Vegas community by hosting charitable fundraisers throughout the year. In June, Flightlinez and Fremont Street Experience donated nearly $18,000 to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Las Vegas and have donated more than $100,000 to local charities and community groups since launching the new charitable initiative in February.

TIMES:
Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011
Noon until midnight

COST:
Noon until 6 p.m. Flightlinez Zipline rides are $15
6 p.m. until midnight Flightlinez Zipline rides are $20

WHERE:
Flightlinez
Fremont Street Experience
425 Fremont Street
Downtown Las Vegas, Nev.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 

Flightlinez owns and operates the zipline ride attraction located at the Fremont Street Experience and continuously puts forth fundraising efforts to support charities and worthwhile causes in Las Vegas. For more information on Flightlinez, please visit fremontstreetflightline.com.

 

The Rape Crisis Center provides crisis intervention, advocacy, support, education, and counseling to those affected by sexual violence in Clark County and the Las Vegas area. Advocates are available 24 hrs a day, seven days a week to provide support and answer questions. The center also welcomes calls from partners, family members and friends of rape and sexual victims.

 

Third Annual OktoberFrightFest at Fremont Street Experience

 

Third Annual “OktoberFrightFest” at Fremont Street Experience

Celebrate Oktoberfest and Halloween Oct. 3 – 31 with Free Entertainment

 Fremont Street Experience is hosting the third annual OktoberFrightFest Oct. 3 – 31, the ultimate festival that combines Oktoberfest and Halloween for a month-long street party.
 
The spook-tacular nightly fun and fantasy kicks off Monday, Oct. 3 and continues throughout “Oktober,” ending on Halloween, Monday, Oct. 31.  Fremont Street Experience will once again transform itself into the ultimate adult playground with Oktoberfest and Halloween festivities, including Viva Vision light and sound shows themed to “Time Warp” and “Monster Mash,” outdoor bars featuring beer and drink specials, the Second Annual Fall Beer Festival at Golden Nugget and three free Halloween-themed stage shows.
 
Live Shows during OktoberFrightFest:
 
“Frank & The Steins”
is a live musical revue of classic Halloween songs.  The cast is comprised of hot ghouls and guys; singers, dancers and live musicians performing songs including “Psycho Killers,” “Spooky,” “Time Warp,” and “Ghostbusters,” that will make audiences dance, laugh, sing and scream. “Frank & The Steins” is produced by Face Productions and choreographed by Melden Steele.  “Frank & The Steins” will perform on the 3rd Street Stage Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays at 9, 10, 11 p.m. and Fridays, Saturdays and Halloween, Monday, Oct. 31 at 8, 9, 10 and 11 p.m.   
 
“Alice and Ozzy’s Frightmare”
draws equally from horror movies, vaudeville, and garage rock to pioneer a grandly theatrical brand of rock music designed to shock.  This tribute to Alice Cooper and Ozzy Osbourne is sure to bring the spirit of Halloween to life on stage.  Their performance includes a stage show that features smoke machines, a coffin, a guillotine and an electric chair.  “Alice and Ozzy’s Frightmare” will perform on the 1st Street Stage Sundays, Mondays, Wednesday, Thursdays at 8, 9, 10 p.m. and Fridays, Saturdays and Halloween, Monday, Oct. 31 at 8, 9, 10 and 11 p.m.

Vampire Rising will perform three themed sets that highlight a vast repertoire.  The Gothic Set includes a set list on the heavy side of rock and will include songs from Rob Zombie’s “Dragula,” Alice in Chains “Man in the Box,” and Black Sabbath’s “Paranoid.”  The Pop Horror set is hosted by the “Addams Family” and will feature some of the lighter side of the macabre with hits like Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” and Oingo Boingo’s “Dead Man’s Party.” The third set, titled Rock From the Dead, will have the band costumed like some of our dearly departed rock stars and will regale the crowd with renditions that include Warren Zevon’s “Werewolves of London,” Guns & Roses “Welcome to the Jungle” and Blue Oyster Cult’s “Don’t Fear the Reaper.” Vampire Rising will perform on the Main Street Stage Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sundays, at 10, 11 p.m. and Midnight and Fridays, Saturdays at 6, 7, and 8 p.m. and Halloween, Monday, Oct. 31 at 9, 10 11 p.m. and Midnight.  Arena, an 80s Stadium Rock Tribute Band, will perform on the Main Street Stage on Fridays and Saturdays nights at 10 p.m.-2 a.m.  
 
Oktoberfest:
Beer and drink specials will be available throughout OktoberFrightFest, including beer specials featuring Miller Lite and Foster’s Lager.  This year Bacardi OakHeart, a new spiced rum, will be the featured liquor on Fremont Street Experience during OktoberFrightFest.  
 
Second Annual Fall Beer Festival (Golden Nugget):
Fremont Street Experience member property Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino will host their first annual Fall Beer Festival during a two-day event on Oct. 14 & 15. This two-day festival brings together consumers, craft beer vendors, live music, great food and hundreds of beers in two very different events.  The first event kicks off Friday, Oct. 14 from 7-10 p.m. in The Grand events enter.  Guests will sample over 120 craft beer selections and enjoy chef-inspired appetizers while listening to live music.  Tickets to this event can be purchased individually for $50. On Saturday, Oct. 15 from 3-9 p.m., The Tank, Golden Nugget’s award-winning pool and shark aquarium will host an Oktoberfest Pool Party.  Admission is free and beer enthusiasts can enjoy 200 different international and domestic beers available for purchase while listening to an authentic German Oktoberfest band.

Viva Vision Schedule:
Fremont Street Experience’s Viva Vision will feature four themed sing-along/dance-along shows to “Time Warp” and “Monster Mash” each evening in October.  These mini Halloween-themed shows are 3-4 minutes long and will play after regularly scheduled shows at the top of the hour.
 
*     7:00 p.m. – “Signs of Life by John Van Hamersveld”
                         “Time Warp”
 
*    8:00 p.m. – “Don McLean’s American Pie”
 
*    9:00 p.m. – “The Doors – Strange Days in Vegas”
                         “Monster Mash” 
 
*     10:00 p.m. – “A Tribute to Queen”
                           “Time Warp”
 
*     11:00 p.m. – “KISS Over Vegas”
 
*    Midnight – “George Thorogood’s Bad to the Bone”
                         “Monster Mash”
 
For more information on OktoberFrightFest and all Fremont Street Experience events, visit www.vegasexperience.com <http://www.vegasexperience.com> .

 
The Fremont Street Experience is a five-block entertainment complex located in historical downtown Las Vegas. In 1995, Fremont Street was closed to vehicular traffic and a giant screen was suspended 90-feet over the street to display spectacular light and sound shows on its 1,500 foot surface. The 12.5 million lights of the Viva Vision screen dazzle 365 nights a year and make the Fremont Street Experience a one-of-a-kind venue. With direct pedestrian access to 10 casinos, more than 60 restaurants, specialty retail and free nightly entertainment, the Fremont Street Experience attracts over 18 million annual visitors. The Fremont Street Experience can be found online at www.vegasexperience.com
<http://www.vegasexperience.com> .

 

 

Event recap – great images from Flightlinez benefit for Opportunity Village

Yesterday, donned in scarves made by Opportunity Village, the “Official Elvis of Las Vegas” Jesse Garon and MobileMinister.com Elvis Roland August kicked off the ‘For the Love of Art’ fundraiser at Fremont Street Experience put on by Flightlinez zipline ride, benefitting Opportunity Village. The event featured the beautiful scarves made by citizens of Opportunity Village, along with baked goods from their culinary program that were all for sale. Emergency Arts also provided artwork for sale and had demonstrations by live artists throughout the day.

The connection to Elvis? Many people don’t know that Opportunity Village made every scarf that Elvis gave away from the stage as well as other items for the King of Rock and Roll. Full story below!

The event hosted more than a thousand riders and raised just under $20,000 for the charity. Flightlinez has been doing monthly charitable events since February, giving back more than $125,000 to local charities.

Elvis Fly: Jesse Garon and Roland August on the zipline

 

Opp Village Group with Ian: A group of Opportunity Village (OV) citizens, OV staff, owner of Flightlinez Ian Green (far left in harness), Emergency Arts and Flightlinez event staff

 

 

Elvis Prep: The flying Elvi prepare to zipline

 

Emergency Arts: An artist from Emergency Arts performs live painting during the For the Love of Art event
OV Fly: A citizen of Opportunity Village ziplines

Flying for Funds fundraiser to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas

Flightlinez and Fremont Street Experience set to hold “Flying for Funds”
fundraiser to keep kids in school
Zipline attraction to provide all proceeds from event to education program of Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas


WHO:
Flightlinez zipline attraction, Fremont Street Experience and the
Boys and Girls Clubs of Las Vegas.

Dulcinea Almazan, president/CEO of Boys and Girls Clubs of Las Vegas, will be available for interviews along with a Flightlinez representative.

WHAT:
Flightlinez and the Fremont Street Experience will hold a “Flying for Funds” fundraiser from noon until midnight with proceeds from all zipline rides benefitting the “Be Great: Graduate” program of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas.

The “Be Great: Graduate” program is designed with middle school aged members in mind and aims to enhance each Club member’s engagement with learning by providing consistent support from caring and trusted adults in developing the academic, emotional and social skills needed to achieve academic success and identify youth at risk of dropping out of school.

Flightlinez and Fremont Street Experience are committed to serving the Las Vegas community by hosting charitable fundraisers throughout the year. They are excited to be continuing their ongoing partnership with the community by pairing with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas for this special event.

TIMES:
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Noon until midnight

COST:
Noon until 6 p.m. Flightlinez Zipline rides are $15
6 p.m. until midnight Flightlinez Zipline rides are $20

WHERE:
Flightlinez
Fremont Street Experience
425 Fremont Street
Downtown Las Vegas, Nev.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Flightlinez operates the zipline ride attraction located at the Fremont Street Experience and continuously puts forth fundraising efforts to support charities and worthwhile causes in Las Vegas. For more information on Flightlinez, please visit http://www.fremontstreetflightline.com/.

Started in 1961, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas currently serves more than 14,000 youth ages five –18 in eight facilities throughout the Valley. With the belief that every child has the potential to “be great,” the Clubs’ full-time professional staff emphasizes character and leadership development, education and career development, health and life skills, the arts, sports, fitness and recreation. For more information, please contact the Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas at 702-367-2582 or visit http://www.bgclv.org/.