Ruck for Reading Press Release

For Immediate Release                            

Nellis Air Force Base Airmen team up with Spread the Word Nevada to Provide More than 1,900 Books to Students at Manch and Lowman Elementary Schools

Who:    Spread the Word Nevada and more than 70 Nellis AFB Airmen to bring more than 1,900 books to students at Manch and Lowman Elementary Schools.

What:    Nellis AFB started Ruck for Reading in 2014 at Craig ES with 200 books and 7 volunteers. This year, the Airmen teamed up with Spread the Word Nevada and grew the program to more than 90 volunteers and more than 2,600 books. Uniformed volunteers will be visiting each classroom at both schools to hand deliver these treasures to the students so they can continue to grow their home libraries.

When:    7:00 AM on Monday, November 9, 2015 – Manch ES
9:00 AM on Monday, November 9, 2015 – Lowman ES

Where:    Manch ES
4351 N Lamont St, Las Vegas, NV 89115

Lowman ES
4225 N Lamont St, Las Vegas, NV 89115

***Please note – the schools are directly next to one another

About Spread the Word Nevada
Spread the Word Nevada, Inc., is a children’s literacy nonprofit, 501(c) (3) corporation, dedicated to advancing early childhood literacy by placing books into the hands and homes of children within Southern Nevada’s at-risk, low income communities. While developing a love of reading, these libraries promote future academic achievement and self-confidence, which impacts lifelong success. Since 2001, Spread the Word Nevada has distributed more than 3 million gently used and new books to approximately 387,000 low-income youth in Southern Nevada. Please visit www.SpreadTheWordNevada.org to learn more about program details or call at (702) 564-7809. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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Media Contact

Vicki Soares

(702) 203-0002

Vicki@spreadthewordnevada.org

Roundy Elementary School Media Alert

For Immediate Release                            

Spread the Word Nevad Adopts Roundy Elementary School

Sponsored by Wynn Resorts

37th School Adopted by the Literacy Non-Profit

Las Vegas (October 19, 2015) – Spread the Word Nevada (STWN), the largest children’s literacy non-profit in the state, will adopt its 37th school – Roundy ES – in Las Vegas on October 21, 2015. This adoption is made possible by the generous sponsorship from Wynn Resorts.

Who:    Spread the Word Nevada to bring books and literacy services to Roundy Elementary School students.
The school is being sponsored by STWN’s community partner, Wynn Resorts.

What:    Spread the Word Nevada will hold an adoption kick-off ceremony for its 37th school. Students will receive an initial distribution of one book bag and five books to start their home libraries. From there on, students will continue to receive monthly book distributions in addition to various literacy services including the STWN Book & Buddies mentoring program and Breakfast with Books, a family literacy service.

When:    Wednesday, October 21, 2015
8:45 am. – Guest Reception and meet and greet
9:30 am – First Assembly: Adoption kick-off ceremony and Book Distribution
10:30 am – Second Assembly: Adoption kick-off ceremony and Book Distribution

Where:    Roundy Elementary School
2755 Mohawk Street, Las Vegas NV 89146

Interview Opportunities: Spread the Word Nevada executive team and board members; Roundy ES administration.

Cameras and media are invited to attend. If you plan to attend please alert Vicki Soares at 702-203-0002

About Spread the Word Nevada
Spread the Word Nevada, Inc., is a children’s literacy nonprofit, 501(c) (3) corporation, dedicated to advancing early childhood literacy by placing books into the hands and homes of children within Southern Nevada’s at-risk, low income communities. While developing a love of reading, these libraries promote future academic achievement and self-confidence, which impacts lifelong success. Since 2001, Spread the Word Nevada has distributed more than 3.2 million gently used and new books to approximately 400,000 low-income youth in Southern Nevada. Please visit www.SpreadTheWordNevada.org to learn more about program details or call at (702) 564-7809. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

About Wynn Resorts
Wynn Resorts, Limited is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol WYNN and is part of the S&P 500 and NASDAQ-100 Indexes. Wynn Resorts owns and operates Wynn and Encore Las Vegas (www.wynnlasvegas.com) and Wynn and Encore Macau (www.wynnmacau.com).

Wynn and Encore Las Vegas feature two luxury hotel towers with a total of 4,750 spacious hotel rooms, suites and villas, approximately 186,000 square feet of casino space, 32 food and beverage outlets featuring signature chefs, two award-winning spas, an on-site 18-hole golf course, meeting space, approximately 94,000 square feet of retail space as well as two showrooms; three nightclubs and a beach club. Wynn Macau is a destination casino located in the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China with two luxury hotel towers with a total of 1,008 spacious rooms and suites, approximately 275,000 square feet of casino space, casual and fine dining in eight restaurants, approximately 57,000 square feet of retail space, recreation and leisure facilities, including two health clubs, two spas and a pool.

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Media Contact

Vicki Soares

(702) 203-0002

Vicki@spreadthewordnevada.org

Cashman Equipment Media Alert

For Immediate Release                            

Cashman Equipment Grants $20,000 to Spread the Word Nevada

Grant to benefit sponsorphip for John S. Park Elementary School

Las Vegas – Henderson, NV (October 6, 2015) – Spread the Word Nevada (STWN), the largest children’s literacy non-profit in the state, received a generous donation from Cashman Equipment, the Caterpillar dealership serving Nevada since 1931. Their support continues the expansion of literacy services and book distributioins to Joh S. Park Elementary in Las Vegas. The sponsorship celebration will be held on October 8, 2015

Who:    Spread the Word Nevada to continue bringing books and literacy services to John S. Park Elementary School.

What:    A sponsorship celebration during the first Breakfast with Books program of the 2015-2016 school year, where each attendee – students, families, and guardians – will have the opportunity to select their own book to take home.

When:    Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 7:30 AM

Where:    John S. Park Elementary School
931 Franklin Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89104

About Spread the Word Nevada
Spread the Word Nevada, Inc., is a children’s literacy nonprofit, 501(c) (3) corporation, dedicated to advancing early childhood literacy by placing books into the hands and homes of children within Southern Nevada’s at-risk, low income communities. While developing a love of reading, these libraries promote future academic achievement and self-confidence, which impacts lifelong success. Since 2001, Spread the Word Nevada has distributed more than 3.2 million gently used and new books to approximately 400,000 low-income youth in Southern Nevada. Please visit www.SpreadTheWordNevada.org to learn more about program details or call at (702) 564-7809. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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Media Contact

Vicki Soares

(702) 203-0002

Vicki@spreadthewordnevada.org