Poppy Den by Chef Angelo Sosa Announces New Charity Partners for Meaningful Mondays

Poppy Den

Poppy Den by Chef Angelo Sosa Announces New Charity Partners
for Meaningful Mondays

Percentage of proceeds from Monday night dinners benefit Las Vegas charities

Poppy Den by Chef Angelo Sosa continues Meaningful Mondays, a community-giving program designed to raise money for local charities. Each Monday from 6 –10 p.m. Poppy Den will donate 20 percent of the proceeds to a different charity. The program started on March 4 with Create a Change Now, has benefitted 10 charities to date and raised more than $5,000. Meaningful Mondays is scheduled to continue through the summer with a variety of charities including:

·     April 29 – Foreclosed Upon Pets
·     May 6 – Nevada Children’s Center
·     May 13 – Spread the Word Nevada
·     May 20  – The Animal Foundation
·     May 27 – Salvation Army
·     June 3 – St. Baldrick’s
·     June 10 – Trauma Intervention Program
·     June 17 – American Cancer Society
·     June 24 – Special Olympics Nevada
·     July 1 – Boys and Girls Club of Las Vegas
·     July 8  – Lili Claire Foundation
·   
July 15 – The Smith Center

“Partnering with Las Vegas charities has been a wonderful experience,” said Chef Angelo Sosa. “Each week, patrons have an opportunity to enjoy delicious food and give back to local organizations that work hard to improve the community.”

In addition to Meaningful Mondays, Chef Angelo will be cooking at Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation’s Lady Bug Ball on Saturday, May 4, at Aria Resort & Casino and Project Dinner Table at Tivoli Village on Saturday, May 18.

Guests looking to support their favorite charity are encouraged to make a reservation by contacting Poppy Den at 702-802-2480. Charities looking to get involved with Meaningful Mondays should contact Preferred Public Relations at 702-254-5704 for more information.

About Poppy Den by Chef Angelo Sosa:
Critically acclaimed, award-winning Chef Angelo Sosa debuts his first Poppy Den restaurant in Tivoli Village, giving Las Vegas residents a new culinary option. Poppy Den is an Asian gastropub inspired by handpicked, high quality ingredients and is Chef Sosa’s first Las Vegas based restaurant. Poppy Den is located in the heart of Tivoli Village at 440 Rampart Blvd, Suite 180. Poppy Den is open Monday – Thursday from 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m., Friday from 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. The Den is open Wednesday – Thursday from 5 p.m. – midnight and Friday – Saturday from 5 p.m. – 2 a.m.

For more information, please visit www.vegaspoppyden.com. For reservations call 702-802-2480.

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Nevada Wild Fest Announces Music Lineup & Celebrity Meet and Greet Schedule

Nevada Wild Fest Announces Music Lineup

and Celebrity Meet & Greet Schedule

Four-Day Festival Benefits the Lili Claire Foundation

The Nevada Wild Fest will bring a diverse selection of musical performers, including country, pop and hip hop to the festival main stage, in addition to special guest hosts, celebrity appearances, meet and greets and celebrity chef cooking demonstrations to Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino from October 25 – 28, 2012, including the DockDogs® Iron Dog championship being filmed as a one-hour television special for Outdoor Channel with special guest hosts Eva Shockey of Jim Shockey’s Hunting Adventures and American Idol winner and Bally’s Las Vegas headliner Taylor Hicks.

Entertainers include pop sensations Cody Simpson and Megan & Liz, as well as some of 95.5 KWNR’s hottest country acts including The Farm, Craig Campbell, Gwen Sebastian, JT Hodges and Kristen Kelly. For those seeking a late night club atmosphere, there is a spectacular lineup featuring artists such as Sleepy Brown, Colette Carr, LA Velvet, D’Manti and Las Vegas resident DJ M!KEATTACK.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

  • Stage Host: Hal Sparks – 7:30 p.m.
  • Megan & Liz
  • Cody Simpson
  • LA Velvet
  • DJ M!KEATTACK

Friday, October 26, 2012

  • Stage Host: Shari Belafonte – 7:30 p.m.
  • Gwen Sebastian
  • Craig Campbell
  • The Farm
  • Colette Carr

Saturday, October 27, 2012

  • Stage Host: Kash Kiefer – 7:30 p.m.
  • Kristy Lee Cook
  • Tyler Farr
  • Sleepy Brown

Sunday, October 28, 2012

  • Stage Host: Chippendales, Jaymes Vaughan and James Davis – 7:30 p.m.
  • JT Hodges
  • Miss Willie Brown
  • Kristen Kelly
  • D’Manti

In addition to the outstanding music lineup, Nevada Wild Fest attendees can also enjoy exclusive celebrity meet and greets with PBR bull riding finalists, Ashley Argota from Nickelodeon’s True Jackson VP and Bucket and Skinner’s Epic Adventures, Kenton Duty from Disney’s Shake It Up!, and Kyle Massey from ABC’s Dancing With The Stars and Disney’s That’s So Raven.

The Nevada Wild Fest also will offer access to cooking demos featuring delectable culinary creations from some of Vegas’ top chefs from TAO, LAVO, NOVE Italiano and more.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

  • Celebrity Meet and Greet – PBR Bull Riders – 3:00 p.m.

Friday, October, 26, 2012

  • Celebrity Chef Demo – Chris Conlin of FIX – 1:00 p.m.
  • Celebrity Chef Demo – Mike Armstrong of TAO – 3:00 p.m.
  • Celebrity Chef Demo – Massimiliano Campanari of LAVO – 4:00 p.m.
  • Celebrity Chef Demo – Mimmo Ferraro of Ferraro’s – 7:00 p.m

Saturday, October 27, 2012

  • Celebrity Meet and Greet – Eva Shockey – 3:00 p.m.
  • Celebrity Chef Demo – Geno Bernardo of NOVE Italiano – 3:00 p.m.
  • Celebrity Chef Demo – Todd Harrington of Central – 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 28, 2012

  • Celebrity Meet and Greet – Ashley Argota, Kenton Duty and Kyle Massey – 3:00 p.m.
  • Celebrity Chef Demo – Dave Middleton of Marche Bacchus – 1:00 p.m.
  • Celebrity Chef Demo – Eric Suniga of Culinary Dropout – 7:00 p.m.

All concerts, celebrity meet and greets and chef cooking demos are included with admission. Adults $9; Seniors, military and college students $7 with ID and free for children three and under. Tickets are available at the Nevada Wild Fest box office at the entrance of the event.

Now in its third year, the Nevada Wild Fest brings family-friendly talent and attractions to Southern Nevada in efforts to raise funds for the Lili Claire Foundation, a private medical center dedicated to helping special needs children and adults with neurogenetic conditions. For more information on the Nevada Wild Fest, visit www.NevadaWildFest.com. Find the Nevada Wild Fest on Facebook and follow on Twitter.

About The Lili Claire Foundation
The Lili Claire Foundation is a private medical center dedicated to helping special needs children and adults with any type of neurogenetic condition; such as, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Down Syndrome, Williams Syndrome and Autism – all of these programs and services are provided free of charge.  Patients are diagnosed and treated under the medial direction of Dr. Colleen Morris and her team of professionals from the University Nevada School of Medicine.  The Lili Claire Foundation is proud to have been serving the Las Vegas community and Nevada for almost a decade. For more information, visit www.liliclairefoundation.org.

About Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino
Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, home of the World Series of Poker, offers guests a unique all-suite hotel experience. Complete with 2,522 all-suite hotel rooms, the property overlooks the famous Las Vegas Strip and sits one block west of the famed boulevard. The resort features a variety of entertainment options including headliners Penn & Teller, the world-famous Chippendales and the Show in the Sky, as well as Crown Theater. Rio is home to a diverse array of dining and nightlife experiences including, the famous Martorano’s, Voodoo Steak, KJ Dim Sum & Seafood, iBar and VooDoo Beach. Rio also offers the Rio Secco Golf Club. Recognized by USA Today as one of the “Top 10 Golf Destinations in the World,” Rio Secco Golf Club is an 18-hole championship course designed by famed architect Rees Jones and home to the Butch Harmon School of Golf. For more information, please visit www.riolasvegas.com or caesars.thedigitalcenter.com to access media materials and request high-resolution images. Find Rio on Facebook and follow on Twitter.

 

 

Nevada Wild Fest Brings Music Performers, Celebrities and Carnival to Rio, October 25 – 28, 2012

Nevada Wild Fest Brings Music Performers, Celebrities and

Carnival to Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino

Four-Day Festival Benefits The Lili Claire Foundation

The Nevada Wild Fest, a four-day, fun-filled event including top musical talent, celebrity meet and greets, cooking demonstrations, the national DockDogs® competitions and a state-fair carnival experience, is scheduled for October 25 – 28, 2012 at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.

The Nevada Wild Fest, now in its third year, has turned into Southern Nevada’s premier family-friendly festival bringing outstanding talent and attractions at an affordable price.

“Our goal has always been to bring up-and-coming talent to the Nevada Wild Fest and allow families to have a great time while they support an important cause,” said Keith Resnick, Nevada Wild Fest Organizer and Co-Founder of the Lili Claire Foundation. “This year is no exception, we have great performers and experiences planned all four days.”

Headlining the festival on Thursday, October 25 is Australian singing sensation and rising star Cody Simpson featuring singing sister duo Megan & Liz as the opening act.

The four-day festival will also feature performances by some of 95.5 KWNR’s hottest country acts including The Farm, Gwen Sebastian, JT Hodges and Kristen Kelly. Concerts are included with admission.

Celebrity meet and greets include PBR bull riding finalists, Kenton Duty from Disney’s Shake It Up!, Kyle Massey from Disney’s That’s So Raven and ABC’s Dancing With The Stars and Ashley Argota from Nickelodeon’s True Jackson VP and Buckett & Skinners Epic Adventure.

Admission to the festival, which includes daily concerts, celebrity meet and greets, cooking demonstrations, national DockDogs® competitions, Zumbathon, safe trick or treating, and much more, is just $9 for adults, $7 for military, seniors and college students with ID, and free for children three and under.

Festival goers can also experience the largest state fair carnival experience in the Las Vegas Valley, featuring 35 large format rides as well as midway attractions. Discount wristband certificates are available at all Albertsons Sav-On stores for ONLY $22.  Carnival wristbands do not include festival admission and are not valid on the slingshot, bungee jump or zipline.

Other attractions include the world’s largest slingshot, a bungee jump, zipline, Blood Village’s Haunted Maze, Las Vegas’ best gourmet food trucks as well food vendors, beer and wine gardens, specialty and arts and crafts vendors.

The Nevada Wild Fest is the largest fundraiser for the Lili Claire Foundation, a private medical center providing services to special needs children and adults with any type of neurogenetic condition free of charge.

For the festival hours, directions, parking and the latest information, visit www.NevadaWildFest.com. Find the Nevada Wild Fest on Facebook and Twitter.

 

About Lili Claire Foundation

The Lili Claire Foundation is a private medical center dedicated to helping special needs children and adults with any type of neurogenetic condition; such as, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Down Syndrome, Williams Syndrome and Autism – all of these programs and services are provided free of charge.  Patients are diagnosed and treated under the medial direction of Dr. Colleen Morris and her team of professionals from the University Nevada School of Medicine.  The Lili Claire Foundation is proud to have been serving the Las Vegas community and Nevada for almost a decade. For more information, please visit www.liliclairefoundation.org.

About Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino

Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, home of the World Series of Poker, offers guests a unique all-suite hotel experience. Complete with 2,522 all-suite hotel rooms, the property overlooks the famous Las Vegas Strip and sits one block west of the famed boulevard. The resort features a variety of entertainment options including headliners Penn and Teller, the world-famous Chippendales, Show in the Sky, and Crown Theater. Rio is home to a diverse array of dining and nightlife experiences including, the famous Martorano’s, Voodoo Steak, KJ Dim Sum & Seafood, iBar and VooDoo Beach. Rio also offers the Rio Secco Golf Club. Recognized by USA Today as one of the “Top 10 Golf Destinations in the World,” Rio Secco Golf Club is an 18-hole championship course designed by famed architect Rees Jones and home to the Butch Harmon School of Golf. For more information, please visit www.riolasvegas.com or caesars.thedigitalcenter.com to access media materials and request high-resolution images. Find Rio on Facebook and Twitter.