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The Festival of Trees & Lights Goes Virtual Due to New COVID-19 Recommendations

 

LIGHTS. HOLIDAYS. ACTION!
Down Syndrome Organization of Southern Nevada and Collaboration Center Foundation Move 32nd Annual Festival of Trees and Lights™ to Your Living Room

WHO:
Down Syndrome Organization of Southern Nevada (DSOSN), the leading nonprofit organization and primary source of education, information, and support for Southern Nevada families affected by Down syndrome, and the Collaboration Center Foundation, a nonprofit disability resource network and community for achievement and inclusion is focused on providing family and peer engagement, social interaction, recreation, therapy and education to individuals and families living with all special needs, jointly announce that the 32nd Annual Festival of Trees and Lights™ family viewing night and VIP Celebration will be fully virtual events.

WHAT:
Holiday lovers can now catch that Christmas and Hanukkah spirit directly from the safety of home as the 32nd Annual Festival of Trees and Lights moves to a screen at home to ensure that all state guidelines for gatherings are met.  Friends and families can now gather on the sofa or in front of the fireplace to get in the holiday spirit with a dazzling display of trees, lights, wreaths and more at this annual event benefiting two great organizations who assist individuals and families living with disabilities.  The evenings will also feature a guided tour of the new Collaboration Center at LV Ranch, visits with Santa and Elsa and other celebrity guests.

WHEN:
Saturday, Dec. 5
6-7:30 p.m.
Family Viewing Night

Thursday, Dec. 10
6-7:30 p.m.
VIP Evening

WHERE:
Only online viewing is available.

PARTICIPATION:
Virtual family night tickets for Saturday, Dec. 5 are available for $10 per household. VIP tickets for Thursday, Dec. 10 event are $250 per household.  Both evenings, as well as the online auction for trees, wreaths and gifts, are available online at www.FOTL.givesmart.com.  Sponsorship opportunities are also available. For more information about the Festival of Trees and Lights, please visit https://www.dsosn.org/festival-of-trees-and-lights or www.collablv.org. Private tours of the holiday event are available by emailing events@collablv.org.

INFO:
About Down Syndrome Organization of Southern Nevada
Founded in 1987, Down Syndrome Organization of Southern Nevada (DSOSN) is the leading nonprofit organization and primary source of education, information, and support for Southern Nevada families affected by Trisomy-21, more commonly known as Down syndrome. DSOSN provides a variety of services for children, teens and adults with Down syndrome including: educational and recreational programs, developmental and speech therapy, sign language, advocacy outreach, member socials, support groups, and resources. DSOSN is affiliated with the National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC), National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS), and Down Syndrome Affiliates in Action (DSAIA); and is a proud member of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce with profiles on Great Nonprofits, GuideStar, and the Global Down Syndrome Foundation.

For more information call (702) 648-1990, visit www.DSOSN.org, or follow @DownSyndromeSNV on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, or LinkedIn.

About Collaboration Center Foundation
The Collaboration Center Foundation (CCF) is a community for inclusion, focused upon family and peer engagement, social interaction, recreation, therapy and education.  The Collaboration Center Foundation assists individuals with physical, intellectual and developmental disabilities of all ages.   It’s main purpose is to create the largest disability resource network in the Nevada that will help every individual and family in need of disability services get connected to the best resources for their needs, while creating a safe campus community that meets families where they are and promotes health and wellness, physical and mental health, and strong supportive relationships.  CCF’s core concept, Pathways, helps individuals and their families access care and support systems through a unique, concierge case management approach.  2021 will see the foundation’s campus come to life where they can engage with therapy, support, peer groups, family support, recreation and more, all under one roof.

For Collaboration Center Foundation information, call (702) 329-3208, visit www.collablv.org, or follow on social media @collaborationlv.

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The Festival of Trees & Lights Goes Virtual Due to New COVID-19 Recommendations