Las Vegas – Henderson, NV (September 17, 2013) – Spread the Word Nevada (STWN), the largest children’s literacy non-profit in the State will honor The Tony and Renee Marlon Charitable Foundation at the 12th Annual Storybook Gala on Sept. 28. Guests attending this “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” evening will help advocate for the at-risk  youth in Southern Nevada by supporting Spread the Word Nevada’s literacy programs. To date, more than 325,000 at-risk youth and their families have been served.


Spread the Word Nevada celebrates 12 years of providing literacy programs serving at-risk youths at the annual storybook gala.


12th Anniversary Storybook Gala – “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” Honoring the Tony and Renee Marlon Charitable Foundation.


Saturday, September 28

5:30 p.m.: Cocktails, Library of Dreams Raffle, and Silent Auction

7:00 p.m.: Dinner, Program, Entertainment and Live Auction items

Media Welcome: Contact – Vicki Soares (702) 203-0002

Ticket Purchase: Contact – Christina Bailey (702) 564-7809


The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino

Lando Ballroom

3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South Map

Las Vegas, NV 89109

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 2.5 million gently used and new books to approximately 325,000 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.