PT’s Taverns to Launch “No Golden Knights? No Problem!” Hockey Ticket Giveaway

 

PT’s Taverns to Launch “No Golden Knights? No Problem!”
Hockey Ticket Giveaway

 

PT’s Taverns, with 66 taverns throughout the Las Vegas Valley and Nevada, including PT’s Pub, PT’s Gold, PT’s Ranch, PT’s Brewing Company, Sean Patrick’s, Sierra Gold and SG Bar will host a “No Golden Knights? No Problem!” ticket giveaway for Las Vegas’ professional hockey team throughout the month of October.

 

Entrants must be part of Golden Rewards or Beer and Bites Club members to have the chance to win tickets to a Golden Knights’ home game on Saturday, Nov. 23 against Edmonton’s professional hockey team. For every 25 base points or 25 food and beverage points earned on days the Golden Knights are not officially scheduled to play in October, guests will receive an entry into the giveaway. Each week, one guest will be randomly selected to win a pair of tickets to the Nov. 23 game at T-Mobile Arena.

 

PT’s Happy Hour, named “Best Happy Hour” by the Las Vegas Weekly in 2019, includes offerings available daily from 5 to 7 p.m., and midnight to 2 a.m. PT’s Happy Hour offers a 50 percent discount on drinks including wines by the glass, premium spirits and all craft and import beer, which includes PT’s own craft brews and customer favorites like Michelob Ultra and Blue Moon.

 

Other PT’s Happy Hour selections include $6 mini Italian sausage sandwiches with peppers and onions, and chicken or beef taquitos with salsa; $7 mac and cheese bites or pretzel wrapped cheese curds; and $8 personal pizzas with the choice of classic cheese, the Meat Feast, topped with pepperoni, Italian sausage, and bacon, or the Gilroy, made with zesty garlic ranch, pepperoni, Italian sausage, mushrooms and tomatoes. PT’s Happy Hour is available at all PT’s restaurant locations.

About PT’s Entertainment Group
PT’s Entertainment Group, a division of Golden Entertainment, Inc., is the largest traditional tavern operator in Nevada with 66 locations in the state. Voted “Best Happy Hour” in the Las Vegas Weekly’s Best of Vegas in both 2018 and 2019, the company’s taverns include PT’s Pub, PT’s Gold, PT’s Ranch, PT’s Brewing Co., Sean Patrick’s, Sierra Gold and SG Bar. PT’s Entertainment Group operates approximately 950 gaming devices. More information is available at pteglv.com, on Facebook and Instagram.

 

All PT’s Entertainment Group taverns are open 24 hours daily and serve a variety of dishes available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert. Breakfast selections include pancakes, omelets, and various egg dishes; appetizer selections include tacos, pizzas, sliders and other bar bites; lunch and dinner selections include burgers, wraps, sandwiches, wings and other entrées; and dessert selections include cookies, ice cream and more. Signature cocktails, as well as a variety of PT’s craft and import beer, are also available at all locations.

 

About Golden Entertainment, Inc.
Golden Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates Golden Gaming, PT’s Entertainment Group and Golden Route Operations. Golden Gaming’s assets include 10 resort-casinos, including The STRAT Hotel, Casino and SkyPod, Arizona Charlie’s Decatur and Arizona Charlie’s Boulder in Las Vegas; Aquarius Casino Resort, Colorado Belle Hotel & Casino Resort and Edgewater Hotel & Casino Resort in Laughlin, Nev.; Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Flintstone, Md.; Pahrump Nugget Hotel & Casino, Gold Town Casino and Lakeside Casino & RV Park in Pahrump, Nev. PT’s Entertainment Group is Nevada’s largest tavern operator with more than 66 taverns, including PT’s Pub, PT’s Gold, PT’s Ranch, PT’s Brewing Company, Sean Patrick’s, Sierra Gold and SG Bar. Golden Route Operations, one of the largest distributed gaming operations in the nation, operates more than 10,500 gaming devices in more than 1,000 locations across Nevada and Montana. The company as a whole operates more than 16,200 gaming devices, 114 table games, 5,168 hotel rooms, and provides jobs for approximately 7,000 employees. More information is available on the company’s website: http://www.goldenent.com

Golden Knights Right Winger Ryan Reaves and Defenseman Jon Merrill Spotted at MB Steak in Las Vegas

Golden Knights right winger Ryan Reaves and defenseman Jon Merrill dined with friends at brothers David and Michael Morton’s MB Steak at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas Saturday night.

 

The group enjoyed MB Steak’s signature dishes, including the Snake River Farm Ribeye, and the Charred Spanish Octopus served with broccolini, stewed tomatoes and port wine. The popular VGK aggressor also sipped on 7Five Training Day, his own locally-brewed beer.

ABOUT MB STEAK

Brothers David Morton and Michael Morton have come together to create MB Steak, a luxury steakhouse at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. MB Steak represents the next generation in a long legacy of restaurateurs, which includes their father, legendary restaurateur Arnie Morton, their grandfather Morton C. Morton, and Hymie, their great-grandfather. MB stands for “My Brothers.” MB Steak pairs the old-school steakhouse standard with a rich, comfortable vibe. The menu of expertly-sourced steaks, seafood and shellfish is complemented by creative chef-driven preparations. MB Steak’s diverse wine list is curated with intention, and is accompanied by an extensive selection of premium spirits and craft cocktails, served across a leather bar.  The 7,800-square-foot restaurant reveals itself gradually through its tunnel entryway opening onto the first floor bar and dining room, and a lit staircase leading to the garden bar and lounge. The private dining room and private bar room offer intimate dining alternatives. Designed in collaboration with Karen Herold of Studio K Creative, MB Steak is sexy, luxurious and supremely comfortable.

MYSTÈRE BY CIRQUE DU SOLEIL® PERFORMS DURING FIRST INTERMISSION AT VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS GAME, MARCH 21

 

MYSTÈRE BY CIRQUE DU SOLEIL® PERFORMS DURING FIRST INTERMISSION AT VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS GAME, MARCH 21

 

On Thursday, March 21, Mystère, known as Cirque du Soleil’s “original must-see” in Las Vegas, will take the ice at T-Mobile Arena with a stellar performance. As the Golden Knights take on the Winnipeg Jets, Mystère performers will dazzle audience members with a first intermission number featuring the teeterboard act, one of the most unforgettable moments in the resident show.

To kick off the game, one of Mystère’s singers will perform the Canadian national anthem and the show’s iconic big baby character, Baby Francois, will entertain the audience during the first period’s baby cam. Before the puck drop, fans are encouraged to takeover Toshiba Plaza for Mystère-themed photo opportunities including a mobile billboard, Cirque du Soleil props and exclusive giveaways.

 

Mystère by Cirque du Soleil performs at Treasure Island Hotel and Casino Saturday – Wednesday at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit cirquedusoleil.com.

 

ABOUT CIRQUE DU SOLEIL ENTERTAINMENT GROUP

Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group is a world leader in live entertainment. On top of producing world-renowned circus arts shows, the Canadian organization brings its creative approach to a large variety of entertainment forms such as multimedia productions, immersive experiences, theme parks and special events. It currently has 4,500 employees from nearly 70 countries. Going beyond its various creations, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group aims to make a positive impact on people, communities and the planet with its most important tools: creativity and art. For more information about Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, please visit cdsentertainmentgroup.com.

 

PT’s Ranch to Host Official Vegas Golden Knights Watch Party

 

PT’s Ranch to Host Official Vegas
Golden Knights Watch Party

 

 

Dec. 10, 2018 – PT’s Ranch, located at 2430 E. Pebble Rd. in Henderson, Nev., will host an official watch party for the Vegas Golden Knights (VGK) game against the New Jersey Devils at 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 14.

 

The hockey game will be shown on multiple high-definition TVs throughout the tavern. Guests will have the opportunity to take photos with Chance, the VGK mascot; members of the Golden Aces, the VGK promotional team; and VGK-branded memorabilia, including a helmet, hockey sticks and more. Guests will also be invited to participate in a jersey card game where they will have the opportunity to win VGK-branded prizes.

 

Plus, PT’s Happy Hour offerings are available daily from 5 to 7 p.m., and midnight to 2 a.m. PT’s Happy Hour offers a 50 percent discount on drinks including wines by the glass, premium spirits and all craft and import beer, which features PT’s own craft brews, including the Sean Patrick’s Irish Red and the Golden Hefeweizen. PT’s Happy Hour food selections are priced at $6, $7 and $8, and include $6 loaded potato skins and Sriracha chicken bites; $7 half-pound pub burger and chicken parmesan sliders; and $8 flatbreads, including three-cheese, meat feast, the Gilroy and buffalo chicken.

 

PT’s Ranch in Henderson is a pickup location for the Golden Knights Express, operated by The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC), which makes three trips to T-Mobile Arena at varying times before VGK games. After the games, each bus departs the arena approximately 20 minutes, 30 minutes and 45 minutes from the time the game ends. The RTC’s normal residential fares will apply to these trips and parking at PT’s Ranch is complimentary.

About PT’s Entertainment Group
PT’s Entertainment Group, a division of Golden Entertainment, Inc., is the largest traditional tavern operator in Nevada with 60 locations in the state. Voted “Best Happy Hour” in the Las Vegas Weekly’s Best of Vegas 2018, the company’s taverns include PT’s Pub, PT’s Gold, PT’s Ranch, PT’s Brewing Co., Sean Patrick’s, Sierra Gold and SG Bar. PT’s Entertainment Group operates approximately 950 gaming devices. More information is available at pteglv.com, on Facebook and Instagram.

 

All PT’s Entertainment Group taverns are open 24 hours daily and serve a variety of dishes available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert. Breakfast selections include pancakes, omelets, and various egg dishes; appetizer selections include tacos, pizzas, sliders and other bar bites; lunch and dinner selections include burgers, wraps, sandwiches, wings and other entrées; and dessert selections include cookies, ice cream and more. Signature cocktails, as well as a variety of PT’s craft and import beer, are also available at all locations.

 

About Golden Entertainment, Inc.
Golden Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates casinos, taverns and a distributed gaming route division. Golden Casino Group owns seven properties in Southern Nevada, including Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower in Las Vegas, Aquarius Casino Resort in Laughlin, and Rocky Gap Casino in Maryland. PT’s Entertainment Group is Nevada’s largest tavern operator with more than 60 taverns, including PT’s Pub, PT’s Gold, PT’s Ranch, PT’s Brewing Company, Sean Patrick’s, Sierra Gold and SG Bar. Golden Route Operations, one of the largest distributed gaming operations in the nation, operates more than 10,500 gaming devices in more than 1,000 locations across Nevada and Montana. The company as a whole operates more than 16,200 gaming devices, 114 table games, 5,168 hotel rooms, and provides jobs for approximately 7,000 employees. More information is available on the company’s website: http://www.goldenent.com/.

 

The Park Celebrates the Holiday Season with Festive Tree-Lighting and Vegas Golden Knights Watch Party Nov. 29

The Park Celebrates the Holiday Season with Festive Tree-Lighting and Vegas Golden Knights Watch Party Nov. 29

The Holiday Experience at The Park will ring in the season with Vegas Golden Knights mascot Chance and Santa Claus at a tree-lighting ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 29. The fun-for-the-whole-family event will feature in-arena hosts Big D and Mark Shunock, a performance by the Golden Aces cheer squad and a raucous parade led by The Knight Line through The Park. After the tree is lit, visitors will rally for the home team at an official watch party on Toshiba Plaza.

Holiday cheer will fill the air in Toshiba Plaza at 5 p.m., where visitors can snack on complimentary hot chocolate and cookies while they groove to the DJ’s high-energy remixes of holiday classics. At 5:30 p.m., Shunock and Big D will take the stage as The Knight Line and game-day parade crew marches and drums their way to Toshiba Plaza through The Park. The fun-filled program will build to the big moment when Chance and Santa Claus, the men of the hour, lead the crowd in a countdown to the lighting of the stunning 80-foot holiday tree.

Afterward, Santa will stick around to take photos with families, selecting a spot in front of the sparkling tree for a festive backdrop. Visitors can bring blankets and lawn chairs for the watch party, as well as indulge in refreshments from around the neighborhood. From Nov. 29 throughout the month of December, several quaint cottages will sell a variety of treats that evoke a bustling European marketplace – including German-style sausages from The Park favorite Beerhaus; candy apples and s’mores at Bonanno’s Sweets & Treats; and a collection of warm winter cocktails for guests 21 and older, such as hot cocoa, mulled spiced wine and hot toddies. Additional refreshments will be available for purchase on Toshiba Plaza during the watch party.

The Holiday Experience at The Park will bring cheer to the neighborhood each Friday – Sunday in December as well as select special event days from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Guests can wander through the festively decked Park and pose for holiday snaps with Instagram-able installations, such as a towering “LOVE” sign and enormous ornaments glittering with lights. Free live entertainment will perform throughout the season, including R&B grooves from 4Front and doo-wop takes on holiday classics from The Beverly Belles. The Holiday Experience at The Park concludes on December 31.

For more information about The Park including a schedule of special event days, visit TheParkVegas.com.

About The Park
An eclectic blend of restaurants, bars and entertainment tucked into rich desert landscaping, The Park is a central gathering place on The Strip’s west side. Visitors can enjoy exciting restaurants such as the popular Californian waffle house Bruxie; New York fan-favorite burger joint Shake Shack; much-loved California Pizza Kitchen; or theatrical hotspot Sake Rok while beverage enthusiasts can indulge in spirits, beers and bites at Beerhaus. Designed with sustainability in mind, The Park’s restaurant corridor recently earned LEED® Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The Park is owned by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information, visit theparkvegas.com.

Give Dad a Father’s Day He Won’t Forget at Tivoli Village: Father’s Day

 

Give Dad a Father’s Day He Won’t Forget at Tivoli Village
Celebrate Dad with Tivoli’s Incredible Cuisine and Thoughtful Gifts

The day spent at Tivoli Village will leave Dad wishing that everyday was Father’s Day! Whether he prefers an early morning brunch, late evening dinner, or just to be showered with special gifts, celebrate him to the fullest this year at Tivoli Village.

The following restaurants and retailers at Tivoli Village will be treating dads this Father’s Day:

 

Brio Tuscan Grille
Brio Tuscan Grille at Tivoli Village will be offering their spring gift card promotion this Father’s Day! From now until 6/17/18 receive a $25 bonus card for every $100 gift card purchased. Bonus cards are redeemable from 6/18/18-8/31/18. Brio will be serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner classics all Father’s Day. Choose from savory brunch dishes like the hollandaise sauce and grilled asparagus topped Ham and Biscuit Benedict or visit for dinner and try the Gorgonzola Crusted Beef Medallions served with Yukon Gold potatoes. On top of all that, let Dad enjoy an incredible view of the Tivoli fountains while dining on the patio at Brio Tuscan Grille.

Hamptons
Dad will not be able to resist the brunch menu at the Hamptons located at Tivoli Village this Father’s Day, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Let dad indulge in a Beech Mushroom and Tomato Omelette served with a thick piece of sourdough toast or the Short Rib and Fried Egg Sandwich covered with arugula, tomatoes, fresh horseradish, and garlic aioli. Any item you choose can be paired with a refreshing cherry or orange mimosa!

 

Echo and Rig
Let Dad choose from dishes like the Spinach and Goat Cheese Quiche or the Short Rib Grilled Cheese with Gruyere Parmesan and White Cheddar Cheese. Echo and Rig’s delectable brunch favorites along with their spectacular patio seating, bottomless mimosas, and bloody marys makes for the perfect Father’s Day outing. Starting to plan for 4th of July? The Butcher Bundle at Echo and Rig consists of 12 5.5oz Steakburgers, 12 House-Made Hot Dogs, 2lbs Beef Steak Tips, 4lbs Mary’s Organic Chicken Leg, and 1 Rack Duroc St. Louis Style Ribs all for $100. Guests can substitute any item of equal dollar value and may request items to be seasoned or marinated free of charge! This bundle may be ordered starting June 27th.

Leticia’s Mexican Cocina
Leticia’s Mexican Cocina located at Tivoli Village is sure to spice up your Father’s Day. Leticia’s is perfect for any meal of the day. Celebrating early in the day? Enjoy the amazing breakfast favorites such as Carne Asada & Eggs or the savory bean, cheese, chorizo, and egg covered dish “Papitas con Chorizo & Eggs.” Celebrating at night? Try the award winning Quesa Tacos filled with melted Oaxaca cheese and Seared Shrimp. Delicious!

 

Jeff White
Is your Dad a fan of the Golden Knights? Jeff White Custom Jewelry in Tivoli Village has just released licensed Golden Knights jewelry! Dad will always remember this Father’s Day from the Golden Knights Inaugural Season with a special logo pendant on a gold chain.

La Casa Cigar
From 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Dad can enjoy $15 Bottomless Bellinis or Mimosas at La Casa Cigars & Lounge. La Casa is the perfect spot in Tivoli Village for Dad to relax, enjoy live music, and grab a drink this Father’s Day. Stop by from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m for live music from Mariano Gonzalez, harpist and composer who has performed at venues as extraordinary as Carnegie Hall!

PKWY Tavern
What Dad wouldn’t love American comfort food and a craft beer to celebrate his day? PKWY Tavern will be serving classic breakfast, lunch, and dinner this Father’s Day. Bring Dad to happy hour from 4p.m. to 7p.m. and enjoy PKWY Tavern’s beer infused wings and a hot slice of pizza.

Hub Modern
Starting June 1st, Hub Modern in Tivoli Village will be discounting their gift items! Get Dad something for the home that will add character to his space. A modern, intricate, desk decor piece will be the perfect addition in your Dad’s office for this Father’s Day.

Look Style Society
Give dad the gift of grooming this Father’s Day with their gentlemen’s society membership offerings. For $59.99, dad will enjoy unlimited haircuts and 10% off retail items to help keep him looking fresh at all times. Upgrade him to the gentlemen’s society VIP membership and he will enjoy unlimited hand and foot detailing in addition.

About Tivoli Village
From dancing in the streets to yoga on the Piazza, old-world elegance blends seamlessly with today’s active lifestyle at Tivoli Village. Anchored by Restoration Hardware’s RH Las Vegas, The Gallery at Tivoli Village, the outdoor center is complemented by a curated collection of retailers ranging from luxury brands to one-of-a-kind boutiques. Enticing restaurants range from local favorite, Echo & Rig Butcher and Steakhouse, to national standout, Brio Tuscan Grille, while David Barton Gym and Dance With Me serve as upscale experiential destinations beyond traditional retail and dining options.

Located in one of the most affluent sections of Southern Nevada, Tivoli Village is 15 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, conveniently situated near the Summerlin Parkway. The center proudly boasts 370,000 square feet of retail and restaurants and 300,000 square feet of Class A office space.

Complimentary valet and covered parking are provided. Restaurant and store hours vary. For more information on events at Tivoli Village visit tivolivillagelv.com, follow Tivoli Village on Instagram and Twitter, or like Tivoli Village on Facebook.

GOLDEN KNIGHTS ANNOUNCE INAUGURAL FAN FEST IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE D LAS VEGAS

 

GOLDEN KNIGHTS ANNOUNCE INAUGURAL FAN FEST IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE D LAS VEGAS

ON FREMONT STREET EXPERIENCE


Official Team Mascot Presented by GEICO to be Unveiled During Event

 

Vegas Golden Knights President Kerry Bubolz announced today, September 25, details of an inaugural Fan Fest in partnership with the D Las Vegas ahead of the team’s inaugural season.

 

The event is free and open to the public, and will take place from 6-8 p.m. PT on Tuesday, October 3 outside of the D Las Vegas at the 3rd Street Stage, located in Downtown Las Vegas on Fremont Street Experience. In addition, the Golden Knights mascot will be unveiled to the public for the first time presented by GEICO.

 

Fans will have the opportunity to interact with players as they walk the red carpet under the Viva Vision canopy of the Fremont Street Experience, and be part of the official introduction of the Vegas Golden Knights to Las Vegas. The red carpet will begin at Casino Center and conclude at the 3rd Street Stage.

 

In addition to walking the red carpet, each member of the team including the coaching staff will be formally introduced on stage by team broadcasters Dave Goucher and Shane Hnidy, who will emcee the festivities. Vegas Golden Knights Chairman and CEO Bill Foley, the D Las Vegas CEO Derek Stevens, Vegas Golden Knights Head Coach Gerard Gallant and Vegas Golden Knights President Kerry Bubolz will also be in attendance to support the kickoff of the inaugural season. The Vegas Golden Knights promo team will be present to take part in the fan celebration.

 

the D Las Vegas is the official Downtown Las Vegas casino partner of the Vegas Golden Knights, and will host viewing parties all season long at LONGBAR. It lives on Fremont Street Experience, a true destination within a destination. Fremont Street Experience offers free live entertainment on three stages and is home to the world’s largest single video screen, Viva Vision, as well as SlotZilla, a unique urban zipline attraction which launches riders from a 12-story slot-machine-themed platform to fly under the iconic Viva Vision canopy.

 

The Fan Fest is open to the media, please RSVP with Alyssa Girardi if you plan on attending (agirardi@vegasgoldenknights.com).

 

ABOUT THE VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS:

The Vegas Golden Knights are a National Hockey League franchise owned and operated by Black Knight Sports and Entertainment LLC. The Vegas Golden Knights were established by founding partners William Foley and his family and the Maloof family. For the latest news and information on the Golden Knights visit vegasgoldenknights.com. Fans can follow the team on FacebookTwitter, Instagram and Snapchat.

 

ABOUT THE D LAS VEGAS:

the D Las Vegas delivers the fresh, energetic attitude and fun atmosphere synonymous with downtown Las Vegas. The casino hotel boasts 629 remodeled rooms and suites and a unique two-level casino featuring modern and vintage floors. Cocktails, beer and frozen beverages abound inside the casino at LONGBAR and on the Fremont Street Experience at D Bar. the D offers contemporary American fare at D Grill, Detroit’s legendary Coney Dogs at American Coney Island and premium steaks and authentic Italian dishes at Joe Vicari’s Andiamo Italian Steakhouse. The Showroom at the D Las Vegas features outstanding entertainment ranging from award-winning dinner theater and Broadway productions to music, comedy and more. Follow the D on Facebook and Twitter.

 

ABOUT FREMONT STREET EXPERIENCE:

Fremont Street Experience, a seven-block entertainment district located in historic downtown Las Vegas, is home to the original Las Vegas Strip and features an open-air promenade of world-class gaming, dining, entertainment and shopping. Fremont Street Experience offers free live entertainment on three stages and features Viva Vision, the world’s largest single video screen – 1,500 feet long, 90 feet wide and suspended 90 feet above the urban pedestrian mall. Viva Vision features nightly spectacular light and sounds shows with 12.5 million LED lights and a 550,000-watt sound system. The one-of-a-kind venue is also home to SlotZilla, the world’s most successful zipline attraction featuring an 850-foot Zipline and 1,750-foot Zoomline, which launches riders from a 12-story slot-machine-themed platform to fly under the iconic Viva Vision canopy. The destination also houses the newest zombie-themed attraction in Downtown Las Vegas, “Fear the Walking Dead Survival,” a multi-sensory walk-through experience, inspired by AMC’s hit tv series “Fear the Walking Dead™.” With direct pedestrian access to eight of Fremont Street’s world-renowned casino hotels, more than 60 restaurants and specialty retail kiosks, Fremont Street Experience attracts more than 23 million annual visitors. For more information about Fremont Street Experience, please visit www.vegasexperience.com.

Volunteer Registration Now Open for United Way of Southern Nevada’s Day of Caring on September 29

 

Volunteer Registration Now Open for United Way of Southern Nevada’s Day of Caring on September 29

$60,000 to be split among nonprofits & schools to celebrate United Way of Southern Nevada’s 60th Anniversary

 Volunteers can now register at uwsn.org/caring for United Way of Southern Nevada’s Day of Caring on Friday, September 29, 2017, Southern Nevada’s largest one-day community-wide volunteer event dedicated to improving people’s lives.

The second annual Day of Caring will bring together 1,700 volunteers to complete more than 170 projects at more than 60 local nonprofit agencies and schools.

Projects include a variety of activities including painting school playgrounds and classrooms, graffiti removal, landscaping, building benches, reading to students, assembling food backpacks and park clean up. Volunteers can work either a half day (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.) or a full day (10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – includes lunch).

This year, to celebrate United Way of Southern Nevada’s 60th Anniversary serving Southern Nevada, $60,000 will be split among participating nonprofits and schools to boost the volunteer efforts.

“By joining together, united, for one day we can make a tremendous impact on the place where we all live and work,” said Chris Cappas, United Way of Southern Nevada Vice President of Volunteer Engagement and Human Resources. “Day of Caring is an easy, fulfilling and fun way to help these schools and nonprofits complete projects that might not otherwise get done.”

Participating nonprofits include: Spread the Word Nevada, Volunteers in Medicine, Candlelighters, Immunize Nevada, Leaders in Training, Nathan Adelson Hospice, Opportunity Village, Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth, Project 150, Boys & Girls Club of Southern Nevada, YMCA, Clean the World, Future Smiles, Green Our Planet, Habitat for Humanity, Down Syndrome Organization of Southern Nevada, The Center, The Salvation Army of Southern Nevada, The Shade Tree, Outside Las Vegas Foundation, Hearts Alive Village, Helping Hands of Vegas Valley, Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada, Three Square, Goodwill of Southern Nevada, Neighborhood Housing Services of Southern Nevada, The Tortoise Group, Vegas PBS, and US Vets.

Participating schools include: Basic HS, Vassiliadis ES, Chaparral HS, Cheyenne HS, Wengert ES, Dean Petersen ES, Robison MS, Desert Rose HS, Lunt ES, Stuckey ES, Futuro Academy, Hewetson ES, Hollingsworth ES, Hummel ES, Ullom ES, Scott ES, Bridger MS, Thorpe ES, Dooley ES, Josh Stevens ES, Dearing ES, Lowman ES, Manch ES, Rundle ES, Robert Taylor ES, Gibson MS, Rowe ES, The Marzano Academy at Heard ES, Newton ES, Bracken STEAM Academy, Long STEAM Academy, Ferron ES, and Woodbury MS.

All volunteers will be invited to the kick off at “The Green” at Town Square Las Vegas from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Friday, September 29 before day of volunteering begins. Volunteers can enjoy breakfast, a free t-shirt, sponsorship recognition, networking opportunities, and the ability to collectively celebrate volunteerism.

2017 Day of Caring Premier Sponsors: Caesars Entertainment, Carl’s Jr., Nevada Volunteers, Golden Knights, Wells Fargo. Visionary Sponsors: Amerigroup, Greenspun Media Group, Korte Company, Oakland Raiders, Station Casinos. Legacy Sponsors: International Market Centers, National Security Technologies, Nevada State College, Red 7 Communications, The Simmons Group, Sitel. Champion Sponsors: Cragin & Pike, Golden Nugget, Robert Half, Mountains Edge Hospital.

About United Way of Southern Nevada

United Way of Southern Nevada unites our community to improve people’s lives. We bring donors, volunteers, nonprofits, and businesses together to support children and families from cradle-to-career and provide the foundation for a stronger community for all. We provide early education opportunities to help children enter school ready to learn, help high school students reach graduation day, and support individuals working to earn a degree or certification, all while creating stability for their families. For 60 years, we’ve worked to create a community where everyone can succeed, and we invite you to join us at uwsn.org.