Vegas Gives 2019

| November 13, 2019 | Parties

On Wednesday, November 6, VEGAS magazine and Wynn Las Vegas partnered for the 11th annual VEGAS Gives event. Charitable guests gathered at Wynn Plaza Shops to honor eight philanthropic women in the Las Vegas community.
2019 VEGAS Gives honorees and their charities included: Melissa Richardson Akkaway, Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada; Alissa Kelly, JDRF; Marla Letizia, Jewish Nevada; Pat Lundvall, Nevada Military Support Alliance; Becky MacDonald, Nevada Ballet Theatre; Marilyn Spiegel, Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada; Nicole Taffer, Keep Memory Alive; and Kimberly Trueba, Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada.
Kwiat and Fred Leighton dressed the ladies in exquisite jewelry and hosted a pre-event champagne toast inside their Wynn store.
Guests enjoyed light bites from Wynn Las Vegas and specialty drinks were provided by Ciroc, Johnnie Walker, and Tanqueray. Event entertainment included Nevada Ballet Theatre's youth group, as well as a violinist. Mercedes Martinez, a past honoree, served as the evening's emcee.
Silent auction items provided by generous partners included fabulous fashions and one-of-a-kind experiences.


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