Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Presents “Rock ‘N’ Shave Benefitting St. Baldrick’s Foundation Featuring Sin City Sinners,” March 2


Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Presents “Rock ‘n’ Shave Benefitting St. Baldrick’s Foundation Featuring Sin City Sinners,” March 2
Head-shaving and rock ‘n’ roll event at Vinyl to benefit St. Baldrick’s Foundation for cancer research

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino hosts “Rock ‘n’ Shave Benefitting St. Baldrick’s Foundation featuring Sin City Sinners,” a charity head-shaving event, in Vinyl from 1 – 10 p.m. on Saturday, March 2. The nonprofit funds the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers, giving survivors long and healthy lives.

Sin City Sinners’ Manager Jason Green will serve as the host of the event and Jason Cook guitarist of Five Finger Death Punch and KVVU Fox 5 news anchor Jason Feinberg will volunteer as guest shavers. Sin City Sinners’ long-haired drummer Rob Cournoyer and KOMP 92.3 FM’s Isaac “Big Mex” Andrade will be saying goodbye to their locks and in honor of the nonprofit.

Several famous rockers will be there in support of the cause including Robert Mason of Warrant, Frank DiMino of Angel, Jeff Young of Megadeth, Jeff Duncan of Armored Saint, Paul Shortino of Rough Cutt and Quiet Riot, and more. Additional celebrities to be confirmed closer to the event.

Check-in is at 1 p.m. with shaving festivities beginning at 3 p.m. for registered attendees who want to shed their hair to support the fight against childhood cancer. Those wishing to keep their mane can donate funds online and at the event. Throughout the day, guests can bid on various prizes and participate in multiple raffles with proceeds going to the organization. Raffle items include signed merchandise from the Deftones, Five Finger Death Punch, Sick Puppies, Ozzy Osbourne, Kofi Kingston, and more. At 8 p.m., Sin City Sinners will conclude the day of giving back with a free, high-energy rock show.

Interested participants can register online to shave their heads or to donate time or money to the cause.

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About St. Baldrick’s Foundation

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a volunteer-driven and donor-centered charity committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives. Since 2005, St. Baldrick’s has awarded more than $100 million to support lifesaving research, making the Foundation the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants. St. Baldrick’s funds are granted to some of the most brilliant childhood cancer research experts in the world and to younger professionals who will be the experts of tomorrow. Funds awarded also enable hundreds of local institutions to participate in national pediatric cancer clinical trials. For more information about the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, please call 1.888.899.BALD or visit www.StBaldricks.org.

About Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is Las Vegas’ off-strip playground, just minutes and less than three miles from McCarran International Airport.  The premier destination entertainment resort is owned by Brookfield Real Estate Finance Fund II, a division of Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE: BAM) and managed by WG-Harmon, LLC, a subsidiary of Warner Gaming, LLC.  Built in 1995, the property completed a $750 million expansion in 2010. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino offers an energetic entertainment and gaming experience with the services and amenities associated with a boutique luxury resort hotel. The property is known for its innovative nightlife and music scene where acts such as The Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, Paul McCartney, Incubus, Foo Fighters, Carlos Santana, Mötley Crüe and Guns N’ Roses have all performed.  Features of the property include an 11-story Casino Tower with 640 guest rooms, 17-story Paradise Tower with 490 rooms and suites and the all-suite HRH Tower with 359 suites, eight spa villas and seven penthouse suites; 72,000 square feet of casino space featuring Peacock High-Limit gaming and Asian gaming amenities; 80,000 square feet of flexible meeting and convention space; more than $4 million in rare music memorabilia; Body English Nightclub & Afterhours; Reliquary Water Sanctuary, Spa & Salon; 4.5 acres of tropical pool paradise housing world-famous pool parties REHAB Sunday and RELAX Monday; live music/entertainment venues The Joint  and Vinyl; Hart & Huntington Tattoo Co.; restaurants Culinary Dropout, Nobu, The Ainsworth, 35 Steaks + Martinis, Mexican cantina Pink Taco, ‘round the clock diner Mr. Lucky’s Café and 福Fú Asian restaurant; a state-of-the-art fitness center and trendsetting retailers John Varvatos, Affliction, Love Jones and Rocks The Jewelers.  For room availability and additional information, call 800.HRD.ROCK (800.473.7625) or visit www.hardrockhotel.com.


Benefit Will Support Battered and Homeless Women, Children and their Pets

The Shade Tree celebrated its Ninth Annual Friends of the Shade Tree “Girls Night Out” on Thursday, May 5, at Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

The swanky soiree raised nearly $200,000 for the non-profit organization that benefits battered and homeless women, children and their pets.

Girls Night Out was emceed by FOX 5 news anchor, Jason Feinberg, and featured live performances by Red Rock Casino’s Zowie Bowie and FANTASY headliner, Lorena Peril, who sang “Halo” in memory of dancer Debbie Flores-Narvaez.

The benefit held a silent and live auction which featured tickets to ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars, a private tennis lesson with retired professional tennis player, Steffi Graf, a weekend package to the Marchesa Fashion Show during New York Fashion Week and three hosted dinners by master chef, Julian Serrano, who generously offered two more than originally planned due to its high-demand from the bidders.

About The Shade Tree
The mission of The Shade Tree is to provide safe shelter to homeless and abused women and children in crisis and to offer life-changing services promoting stability, dignity and self-reliance.

Since 1990, The Shade Tree has served homeless and abused women and children, victims of domestic violence, victims of elder abuse, victims of street crimes, female veteran, homeless youth and the physically disabled. Using programs offered by The Shade Tree, women can rebuild their lives. They can find employment, secure permanent housing and become a productive member of the community.

The shelter provides immediate safety from the harshness of the streets, street crime and domestic violence. Each person is provided accommodations that ensure the dignity and respect of everyone utilizing the shade The Shade Tree services.

The Shade Tree is the only 24-hour accessible shelter designed specifically to meet the needs of women, children and their pets in Southern Nevada. With 364 permanent beds and 50 temporary beds, The Shade Tree is the largest shelter of its kind in the state. The Shade Tree provides some 80,000 nights of shelter each year. On average, 33% of our clients are children under the age of 18. Senior citizens represent the fastest growing segment of our population.

The Shade Tree is a 501©3 non-profit organization. This means that most donations are tax deductible. We are a local ‘grass roots’ agency with no national affiliation or support.

All services are provided completely free of charge, regardless of the length of stay. This removes any barrier that might prevent a woman from accessing necessary services for herself and her children.

FOX 5 news anchor, Jason Feinberg, emceeing The Shade Tree’s Girls Night Out.

FANTASY headliner, Lorena Peril, at The Shade Tree’s Girls Night Out.