NV Energy donates $1.25 million to Keep Memory Alive; $100,000 necklace

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Larry and Camille Ruvo go to the 19th yearly Remaining Memory Alive “Power of Love” gala for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health honoring Andrea Bocelli and spouse Veronica Bocelli on Saturday, June 13, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015|2:34 p.m.

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It’s never far too late to celebrate great news, particularly when it concerns a million-dollar contribution to our Keep Memory Alive charity that funds the work of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in downtown’s Symphony Park.

A brand-new $1.25 million grant from NV Energy will have an enduring impact on the medical requirements of our neighborhood on top of the millions raised at the “Power of Love” gala and auction with honoree Andrea Bocelli and Celine Dion on June 13 at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

In support of enhancing medical education in Southern Nevada and beyond, the NV Energy Structure and Cleveland Center Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health have teamed up to create the NV Energy Chair for Brain Health Education.

A five-year, $1.25 million grant from NV Energy Foundation will money the chair and assist the clinic to advance its efforts to improve the quality of education for Nevada’s current and future health-care specialists.

Dr. Dylan Wint, a dually qualified neurologist and psychiatrist at the Lou Ruvo Center who leads existing educational programs, will certainly spearhead brand-new community outreach initiatives that target grades K-12, with an aim to get students energized about medical careers, and college students and allied health specialists seeking to boost their education.

“Given that every 67 seconds someone in America is detected with Alzheimer’s illness, it’s clear that brain health is essential. We are pleased that the NV Energy Foundation recognizes the have to grow academic experiences in brain health and brain conditions typical with aging for present medical suppliers and to plant the seeds of engagement in the experts of the future,” stated Wint.

“The objective of the NV Energy Structure has constantly been to support Nevada organizations whose programs and services have an enduring influence on our communities,” said Paul Caudill, NV Energy president and CEO. Paul likewise is chairman of the NV Energy Structure.

“Our five-year commitment to the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and its education program will certainly help them to use the competence being gotten through clinical experience and research study to teach and inspire our next generation of medical professionals. The center is a world-class medical and research organization, and we are pleased to be a part of it.”

A core focus of the NV Energy Structure Chair for Brain Health Education will be working together with the brand-new UNLV School of Medication where neuroscience is one of 5 locations highlighted and for which the center will be the primary venue for neuroscience training.

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Bidding for the beautiful custom-made pendant contributed to the Remaining Memory Alive “Power of Love” gala by the Lynne Ruffin-Smith Charitable Foundation by its president, R.T. Smith, was quick and furious. The winner was Bill Edwards, another generous donor, supporter and co-producer of the star-studded event.

The Lynne Ruffin-Smith Charitable Foundation has actually been a big fan of Keep Memory Alive through the years and made the donation that offers every patient a flower when they depart the Lou Ruvo Center after an appointment.

Costs, whose home loan effort empire totals $20 billion, is chairman and CEO of Big3 Home entertainment Group, who provided the Friday night VIP pre-party for Andrea’s visit with his brand-new record star Danny Orlando. The Big3 Record label includes Cheap Technique, “Macho Man” Randy Savage from the WWE and Rick Derringer.

“It was excellent that 2 extremely charitable fans of Keep Memory Alive wound up connected through an unique piece of jewelry that assisted raise virtually another $100,000 for our clinical trials and the search for the cure,” said Larry Ruvo, KMA creator.

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MGM Grand Hotel and Casino

MGM Grand, a AAA 4 Diamond resort, offers 5,044 spaces and suites.

MGM Grand features KÀ by Cirque du Soleil; Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club; and world-class home entertainment at the Grand Garden Arena and Hollywood Theatre.

The resort offers signature dining establishments by star chefs consisting of Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak, Emeril Lagasse’s New Orleans Fish Residence, Wolfgang Puck’s Bar & & Grill and Michelin three star and Forbes 5 Star restaurant, Joël Robuchon.

As part of its continuous “Grand Restoration,” MGM Grand has actually renovated all rooms and suites in its primary tower and is including a number of brand-new experiences to its lineup including Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant and Club, a brand-new high end dining/nightlife idea (can be found in April 2013).

MGM Grand also showcases a modern, non-smoking conference center, the Grand Medspa, Cristophe Salon, “CSI: The Experience” and an inviting swimming pool complex including the tantalizing daylife of Wet Republic.

Upscale accommodations consist of The Estate, an unique hotel within the hotel; the glamorous two-story SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand; and The Signature at MGM Grand, a luxury all-suite, non-gaming hotel located nearby to the major resort.

3799 Las Vegas Boulevard S. Las Vegas, NV 89109
702-891-1111

Cleveland Hair clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
888 West Bonneville Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89101

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