Archive for the ‘Fundraisers’

  • World Beer Tasting Benefit
    Lee’s Discount Liquors joins other sponsors Coors of Las Vegas, Chicago Brewery, the Las Vegas Weekly, Vitamin Water, radio 97.1 and others in hosting a benefit for New Vista Community. For $30 pp or $50 for 2, you can taste over 25 beers from around the world. Buy advance tickets online at NewVistaCommunity.org. “Brew’s Best” is Sat Sep 8 from...
    by at August 18th, 2007 at 08:08 am
  • Montelago Village Wine Tasting Walk
    Look for winewalks beginning again April 08. Stroll along the New Vista Community Wine Walk at luxurious and beautiful Montelago Village at Lake Las Vegas. Savor more than 20 different wines while visiting shops and restaurants from 6p-9p. Raffle at 9:00 pm on the Events Plaza. The tickets are $30 pp or $50 per couple with proceeds going to New Vista Community, a non-profit...
    by at August 14th, 2007 at 04:08 am
  • Taste of Las Vegas
    Channel 13, Smooth Jazz 105.7, The Best Restaurant Guide and Dine Out Las Vegas team up for an afternoon of great food and entertainment on Sunday Sep 9 3p-7p. 40 restaurants will present their cuisine to thousands of locals eager to sample the “Best of the Best” at Taste of Las Vegas. Admission is $35 which includes tickets redeemable for food and drinks....
    by at August 7th, 2007 at 09:08 am
  • Safe Nest is a refuge for the abused
    Safe Nest is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of domestic violence. Forms of violence can be physical, sexual, emotional or verbal. It can involve the destruction of property, the abuse of pets and animals, social isolation and economic dependency. Anyone can be affected – any age, race, social status, sexual orientation – male or female....
    by at August 7th, 2007 at 08:08 am
  • “Serenades of Life” – Doctors Sing to Benefit Hospice
    The 13th annual “Serenades of Life—Doctors in Concert” will be held Jul 28 7pm-9pm to benefit the Nathan Adelson Hospice. Area physicians show another side of their talent with a repertoire of all genre of songs performed. Emcees for the evening are Paula Francis and Gary Waddell of Channel 8 eyewitness News. Tickets are $40 with the money raised going...
    by at July 8th, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • 21st Annual “Ribbon of Life” Benefit
    The Ribbon of Life is a giant HIV/AIDS benefit hosted by Golden Rainbow. It captures all the glamour of Hollywood in a star-studded extravaganza Jun 23-24 @ 1pm. The 2006 Ribbon of Life show raised $275,000, the most for any Ribbon of Life show. All money raised stays in southern Nevada to provide housing and direct financial assistance to help those with HIV/AIDS, as...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Guatemalan Film, Food & Music
    The award-winning film “Silence of Neto” will be screened at the Whitney Library Jun 24. Directed by Luis Argueta, you will view the political and sociological struggles of this diverse people through the eyes of a young Guatemalan boy. Guatemalan food and music will be provided. A $15 donation is asked to benefit the Hermano Pedro Hospital in Antigua, Guatemala....
    by at June 21st, 2007 at 12:06 pm
  • Blood Drive at Palms
    You are encouraged to “be a hero and give blood” in a Community Blood Drive Jul 21 & 22 from 9am-5pm in the Key West Ballroom at The Palms. If you want to make an appointment, call 702-228-8400 ext 241 or go online bloodhero.com with sponsor code “Palms.” Appointments are NOT necessary; walk-ins are welcome. The Casino is giving away vouchers...
    by at June 21st, 2007 at 05:06 am
  • Free Juneteenth Festival
    The 7th annual Las Vegas Juneteenth Festival will be held June 15 & 16 from 4p-9p at Sammy Davis Jr. Plaza. Admission is free. Look for educational activities, guest speakers, live entertainment, and food and beverages. R&B singer Howard Hewitt will be the headliner Friday night, with R&B soul legend Freddie Jackson Saturday night. Stand-up comedian LJ...
    by at June 12th, 2007 at 09:06 am
  • So. Nevada Sports Hall of Fame
    For all you sports lovers the induction banquet for the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame will be held Fri Jun 8 at the Orleans Arena, starting with cocktails and silent auction at 6pm with dinner and ceremony from 7:30p-9:30p. The 2007 Inductees to the Hall of Fame are Bob Blum, The Boyd Family, Tina Kunzer-Murphy, the 1983 Las Vegas Stars and Mike Pritchard. For more...
    by at May 30th, 2007 at 06:05 am
  • Best in Show Pet Adoption
    The Animal Foundation is putting on its 5th Annual “Best in Show” on Sat Jun 2 1pm. This event showcases unique shelter dogs and raises money and awareness for the The Animal Foundation. Last year there were 2,000 dog lovers who showed up for a fun day of canine activities. You can be a sponsor and be treated to a gala brunch reception by Master Chef Gustav...
    by at May 28th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Avril Lavigne Sings @ Benefit for Rape Crisis
    The Palms new concert venue The Pearl will showcase a benefit concert by Avril Lavigne for the Rape Crisis Center June 07 at 8pm. The event “Nina’s Night Out” is hosted by Nina Radetich from KVBC News 3. 100% of all proceeds will go to the Crisis Center for advocacy, support and education to victims of sexual violence. Tickets are $50-$115 (+fees)....
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Memorial Day Musical Tribute to Boulder City
    Hometown folk are celebrating themselves at “I’ll B.C.ing You: A Memorial Day Tribute to the People of Boulder City” this Memorial Day Weekend. Billed as a musical tribute to the lives of those who have lived in Boulder City the 75 years of its existence, it will feature the talents of Charlie and Laura Shaffer, Nancy Porter, Marta Thomson and Phil Marcus...
    by at May 22nd, 2007 at 10:05 pm
  • Opera Las Vegas Luncheon
    Support the fledgling culture in our city and attend this fundraising luncheon on May 27 12:30 for the Opera Las Vegas. The non-profit promotes the Young Artist Program which encourages and educates young artists while giving them opportunities to perform. Tickets to the luncheon are $85 and must be reserved by May 24. Call 702-878-5340. Venue is the Four Seasons Hotel...
    by at May 21st, 2007 at 05:05 pm
  • Chef’s for Kids Gala Success
    Last night at the Rio Brasilia Ballroom epitomized the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas of your fantasy. Thousands and thousands of roses nested in Liberace-style candelabras graced the circular tables draped in crushed red velvet. “Everything’s coming up roses” was the theme and certainly there was a bumper crop – but more of green ($) than red....
    by at May 20th, 2007 at 03:05 pm
  • Donate to NV Police & Sheriff Spring Fair
    Here’s your chance to say thank you to law enforcement and the good work they do for the community. This event is for kids from shelters who have been dealt a pretty lousy hand in life – certainly far more unfortunate than 99.9% of you who are reading this. Pony up and give – either out of your wallet or your clock – from your heart! Who says...
    by at May 17th, 2007 at 12:05 pm
  • Blues Brews BBQ Benefit for Fireman Benneman
    Join the other blues lovers at The Sand Dollar on Sat May 19 from 2pm-3am for a H&H BBQ, Blues & Brews Benefit for Las Vegas Fireman Capt Mike Benneman. All music is donated and all proceeds will go to medical expenses for Capt Benneman and his family. They were involved in a head-on collision with a semi, and although lucky to be alive, are in need of a lot...
    by at May 15th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Pix from Lee’s 1st Beer Experience – Success!
    Related Lee’s Beer Experience
    by at May 13th, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • “The Club” Sponsors Blood Drive
    On May 28 & 29 the Club at the Cannery Casino and Hotel is working with United Blood Services to help augment much needed blood supplies for our hospitals. In appreciation of your blood donation you will receive a FREE cholesterol screening, a FREE T-shirt, 2 FREE Cannery Row Buffet tickets plus 1,000 American Can Club Points. Call for more info 702-228-8400 xt 241...
    by at May 13th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • “Lee’s Beer Experience” – Extravaganza Beer Tasting!
    I am re-posting this event cause I am personally so excited about it. Lee’s Discount Liquor is staging their 1st Annual extravaganza of a beer tasting called the Lee’s Beer Experience. Join other brewskis 1p-6p May 12 for a unique opportunity to sample over 100 hand-crafted beers from all over the country. I want this to be a rousing success obviously because...
    by at May 10th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Artist Tsui @ The Gallery at Summerlin
    If you want to see some marvelous paintings by a Chinese artist with 20 years of New York art scene in his work, and meet the artist himself, be at the Gallery at Summerlin Fri May 11 from 6p-9p. George Tsui relocated to Beijing in 1996 to begin “a creative journey into China.” That journey produced a series of works titled “Fair Ladies of the Past,”...
    by at May 10th, 2007 at 12:05 am
  • New Horizons Academy Art Show & Auction
    Start with wine and hors d’oeuvres at 5:30p, go to quick draws at 6:00p with live auction at 7:00p on Sat May 12. Featured work is “Villa de Santiago” by Ed Hoag. Hoag is the president of the Nevada Watercolor Society and the associate director for the School of Architecture at UNLV. He paints only subjects and places he has visited and personally experienced....
    by at May 6th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Dragon Boat Festival
    In the beautiful setting of Lake Las Vegas, 44 foot, teak Chinese war canoes will compete in three 500-meter race heats on Sat May 5, starting at 10am. Each canoe has a 22-person crew with 20 paddlers, a drummer and a steerman. Teams come from US and Canada to compete. Ceremonies will start at MonteLago Village on Fri May 4 @ 6:30pm with the “Dotting of the Eye...
    by at May 1st, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • Guitar Society Benefit Concert
    “Starlight and Strings” is the Apr 27 concert benefit with performances by members of the Guitar Society of Las Vegas. The Friends of Winchester will host the 6 pm reception with classical guitar music, wine and appetizers in Winchester’s Desert Demonstration Garden. The concert will follow at 7 pm featuring vocalist Mary Ellen Spann. Tickets are...
    by at April 25th, 2007 at 11:04 pm
  • “Celebration of Life” Butterfly Release
    Join the 4th Annual Celebration of Life with the release of live butterflies at Hills Park in Summerlin. Smooth Jazz 105.7 the Oasis is helping sponsoring this event which is a special fundraiser for the Nathan Adelson Hospice Foundation. The idea of death is frightening to most of us. This is a message of hope and of the beauty of life that continues – a vision...
    by at April 25th, 2007 at 10:04 am
  • Classic Car and Bike Show
    Hosted by the Sons of the American Legion, this classic car and bike show will run from noon Sun Apr 22 “until the last person leaves.” Lots of bikes and cars to see along with food, karaoke and vendors. Proceeds go to help families of our deployed military personnel. Cost is $6 or $10 per couple. You can bring your own bike or car for exhibit for no fee....
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • 3rd Annual Meatball Awards
    The Meatball Awards “Vintage Vegas” Sun Apr 22 is the primo event for true Las Vegas culture. Artie Schroeck & orchestra will provide music and Cork Proctor will M.C. The Awards will be presented by well-known celebrities around town to personalities who have made their mark on our town. Start at 6pm with no-host cocktail party with show at 7pm, followed...
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Divas Las Vegas Equestrian Fundraiser
    Deborah Cox, Taylor Dayne, Jennifer Holliday and Martha Wash, known as local divas, will join Bellagio’s The Bank Clockwork Apr 20 9:30 pm for a fundraising concert to support the Equestrian Aid Foundation. The proceeds of the evening will go to assist people in the equestrian world suffering from catastrophic injuries or illnesses. Tickets are $100, $250 VIP and...
    by at April 12th, 2007 at 04:04 am
  • UNLVino!
    The heat is really turned up on this year’s UNLVino. Thur Apr 12: Start with a poolside party “Bubble-licious” at the Hard Rock Hotel which will serve more than 100 different sparkling wines from all over the world. 7p-10p Cost $75. Fri Apr 13: is “Auss-some and Then Some!” at the District at Green Valley Ranch. Tasting of great wines from...
    by at April 11th, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Las Vegas Blues Festival
    The City of Las Vegas is partnering with the Las Vegas Blues Society to present the Las Vegas Blues Festival Sun Apr 15 noon-6pm. Gates will open at 11am. The cost of admission is only 2 non-perishable food items to benefit the Community Food Bank of Clark County. Come and hear the best of Las Vegas blues. Bar-B-Q will be available for purchase. Call 702-229-1087...
    by at April 5th, 2007 at 10:04 am