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LAS VEGAS - This May, Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino will partner with Communities In Schools of Nevada in support of Clark County teachers and students. All month long, all change tossed into the fountain and indoor rainstorm at Miracle Mile Shops will benefit Communities In Schools of Nevada as part of the center’s Caring, Giving, Changing community campaign.
In addition, Miracle Mile Shops will extend dining and entertainment specials to Clark County School District teachers for the entire month of May. Eleven restaurants, including PBR Rock Bar & Grill, Lobster ME and Pampas Churrascaria Brazilian Grille, will provide special offers and discounts on entrées and dining bills, while “VEGAS! The Show” and “V The Ultimate Variety Show” will offer teachers a free general admission or VIP ticket with the purchase of a second ticket. For a complete list of offers, visit http://www.miraclemileshopslv.com/teacher_appreciation/.
To support Communities In Schools of Nevada’s mission of empowering students to stay in school so they can achieve in life, Miracle Mile Shops will welcome a group of high school students from the organization’s Fellows Program to the center for a job shadow event on Thursday, May 17. Students will be paired with Miracle Mile Shops’ management team and merchant executives to observe daily activities and learn about the business of running a major shopping center.
Communities In Schools of Nevada is the local affiliate of the nation’s leading dropout prevention organization and Nevada’s most effective intervention organization. The organization’s unique model places a coordinator inside schools to assess needs and deliver necessary resources that remove barriers to success. CISN serves the most dropout prone school districts in Southern and Northeastern Nevada, supporting nearly 22,500 students over 37 sites.
The partnership between Miracle Mile Shops and Communities In Schools of Nevada is part of the center’s Caring, Giving, Changing campaign, celebrating a year of change in 2012. In addition to monthly fountain fundraisers, the Caring, Giving, Changing campaign raises funds for programs and organizations through community sponsorships, additional partnerships and a number of cash and in-kind donations. In previous months the center has teamed up with Autism Speaks (April), National Multiple Sclerosis Society (March), American Heart Association (February) and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (January). In 2011, Miracle Mile Shops raised a total of $100,000 for numerous local and national non-profit organizations and aims to surpass that number in 2012.
Communities In Schools of Nevada is the local affiliate of the nation’s leading dropout prevention organization and Nevada’s most effective intervention organization. The CIS mission is to surround students with a community of support so they can succeed in school and achieve in life. CIS of Nevada supports nearly 22,500 students over 37 school sites in Southern Nevada and Northeastern Nevada, connecting them with critical services such as medical and dental care, mental health counseling services, food, clothing, tutoring, career exploration, academic development and other programs. CIS uniquely provides the services on campus, with a full-time Site Coordinator to advocate for at-risk students at partner comprehensive sites. CIS connects community resources to partner schools using a research-proven model that decreases dropout and increases graduation. Nationwide, CIS provides services in 3,400 schools in the most challenged communities, in 25 states and the District of Columbia, benefitting nearly 1.3 million young people and their families every year. For more information, please see our website http://www.cisnevada.org.
About Miracle Mile Shops:
Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino is a 1.2 mile retail/entertainment complex at the heart of the famed Las Vegas Strip featuring 170 specialty stores, 15 restaurants and three live entertainment venues. The center is home to PBR Rock Bar & Grill, boasting a Strip-side location with excellent food, drinks and bull riding; H&M; Sugar Factory, the sweet shop adored by Hollywood’s hottest celebrities; American clothing line and complete lifestyle brand Original Penguin; GUESS; Urban Outfitters; True Religion Brand Jeans; 15,000-square-foot bar and restaurant Cabo Wabo® Cantina; Las Vegas’ very own Sin City Brewing Co.; Club Tattoo, featuring some of the best tattoo artists and body piercers in the nation; the first House of Hoops by Foot Locker in the city; as well as a multi-million dollar fountain show. Miracle Mile Shops is owned by David Edelstein and Aby Rosen, in conjunction with leasing and marketing consultant Robert K. Futterman & Associates LLC.
Miracle Mile Shops is open 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. Sunday – Thursday and 10 a.m. – midnight Friday – Saturday. For more information, call (888) 800-8284 or visit www.miraclemileshopslv.com. Keep up with the latest Miracle Mile Shops news via Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
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