Sinatra Executive Chef Theo Schoenegger and Sinatra’s Granddaughter AJ Lambert Host Afternoon of Food and Stories to Support Spread the Word Nevada
WHAT: Executive Chef, Theo Schoenegger, of Wynn Las Vegas’ Sinatra restaurant, along with Frank Sinatra’s granddaughter, AJ Lambert, will spend the afternoon with students of Dean Petersen Elementary School sharing stories and serving Sinatra’s favorite Italian fare.
Chef Theo, who used to cook at San Domenico for Sinatra after his New York shows, will provide the students with a pasta lunch which will be followed by AJ Lambert reading the children’s book “Frankie Liked to Sing.” After the reading the students will receive their own copy of the inspirational tale of Sinatra’s childhood.
WHERE: Dean Petersen Elementary 3650 Cambridge St. Las Vegas, NV 89169 Enter through the front office
ABOUT: Wynn Las Vegas has partnered with Dean Petersen Elementary School to help the school continue to accomplish great things in a traditionally underprivileged area of Las Vegas. Through its partnership with Clark County School District’s “Reinventing Schools” initiative, Wynn has committed to provide support and coordinate services from other nonprofits to help the students at Petersen Elementary succeed in their education.
INTERVIEWS: AJ Lambert and Chef Theo Schoenegger will be available for interviews.
Spread the Word Nevada’s Nevada Reading Week Efforts to Kick Off with the Australian Bee Gees
Who: Spread the Word Nevada leading Southern Nevada in Nevada Reading Week participation. In 1987, the Nevada Department of Education began a statewide initiative for teachers and librarians to celebrate reading through shared thematic activities. And for the past decade, the literacy nonprofit has been instrumental in securing guest readers to participate by visiting its adopted elementary schools, reading to classrooms and talk about the relevance of books and career choices.
What: Local celebrities and members from Win-Win Entertainment, community leaders, political dignitaries and members of the community are joining Spread the Word Nevada to participate in the week-long observance of Nevada Reading Week – February 29 – March 4, 2016. This tremendous week will be kicked off by the Australian Bee Gees visiting Wynn Elementary. They will read to several classrooms, entertain the students with their musical wonders and talk about the importance of literacy and the exciting world of musicians.
When: 11am – Noon on February 29th, 2016
Where: Elaine Wynn ES 5655 Edna Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89146
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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Fremont Street Experience to Partner with Spread the Word Nevada for SlotZilla Charity Challenge
100% of SlotZilla™ Revenue to Benefit Spread the Word Nevada on February 25
WHAT: Fremont Street Experience will be hosting the first SlotZilla Charity Challenge of 2016 to benefit Spread the Word Nevada. Fremont Street Experience will be donating 100% of SlotZilla revenue to the charity on Thursday, Feb. 25 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Flight times can be purchased at the SlotZilla box office or can be booked in advance online at www.vegasexperience.com. Flights are $20 before 6 p.m. and $25 after 6 p.m. for the lower Zipline and $40 before 6 p.m. and $45 after 6 p.m. for the upper Zoomline.
WHEN/WHERE: Thursday, February 25, 2016 SlotZilla is located at 425 Fremont Street, in between 4th Avenue and Las Vegas Blvd.
1 p.m. – 7 p.m. – 100 % of SlotZilla Revenue to Benefit Spread the Word Nevada
MEDIA/PHOTO OP: Supporters flying on SlotZilla Interviews with a representative from Spread the Word Nevada Interviews with Thomas Bruny, Director of Marketing at Fremont Street Experience
***Please contact Lauren Silverstein at Preferred Public Relations if you plan on sending a photographer or camera crew.***
MEDIA CONTACTS Lauren Silverstein Preferred Public Relations 702-254-5704 (Office) 702-539-6794 (Cell) Lauren@preferredpublicrelations.com