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Nathan Adelson Hospice gears up for 18th Annual Wine & Food Tasting Extravaganza

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Nathan Adelson Hospice, the largest non-profit hospice in Nevada, is gearing up for its 18th Annual Wine & Food Tasting Extravaganza, being held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12. (Jillian Lopez | KSNV)

Nathan Adelson Hospice, the largest non-profit hospice in Nevada, is gearing up for its 18th Annual Wine & Food Tasting Extravaganza.

Here to tell us more are Nathan Adelson Hospice event coordinator Laura Coleman and Mike Bigas, Assistant General Manager for Joe's Prime Steak, Seafood, & Stone Crab.

The event will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12.

This popular annual fundraiser benefits the hospice’s Pediatric Program and Families in Need Program. Community members and supporters are invited to sample a variety of delectable wines and cuisine from some of Southern Nevada’s most notable restaurants while enjoying music and a silent auction.

The event is being held in the spacious showroom of Gaudin Porsche, located at 6800 Redwood Street in Las Vegas.

Event attendees must be 21 years of age or older. VIP tickets are $150 per person, which includes the VIP Reserve Experience pre-reception from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The VIP reception will feature wines from Johnson Brothers of Nevada and a variety of cheeses from Murray’s Cheese. General admission tickets to the event are $75 per person.

Tickets can be purchased by calling Stephanie Forbes at Nathan Adelson Hospice at 702-938-3910 or online at https://nahwt17.auction-bid.org/microsite/.

"We are grateful for the continued generous support of the community and we appreciate Gaudin Porsche’s longstanding commitment to hosting this fantastic event,” said Nathan Adelson Hospice President and CEO Carole Fisher. “As the only non-profit hospice in Southern Nevada, every dollar raised goes back to patient care and support for our families."

The Pediatric Hospice Program is designed to meet the special needs of children with life-threatening conditions, as well as their families. The program provides symptom management and emotional support.

Some of the services provided include 24-hour, on-call availability of a hospice medical professional, care in the home, pain and symptom management, medications, equipment, and supplies, and more.

The Families in Need Program also provides immediate resources for necessities such as food, clothing, or paying utility bills. The program also allows dollars to be disbursed swiftly for urgent patient needs.

For more information, visit the Nathan Adelson Hospice website.

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