(Las Vegas) – Nathan Adelson Hospice, the largest non-profit hospice in Nevada, is preparing for its 16th Annual Wine & Food Tasting Extravaganza from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8 to benefit the hospice’s Pediatric Program and Families in Need Program. Members of the community and supporters are invited to sample delicious wines and delectable cuisine while enjoying music, a silent auction and live auction. The event is being held in the new showroom location of Gaudin Porsche, 6800 Redwood St., in Las Vegas.
Event attendees must be 21 years of age or older. Tickets are $125 per person for the VIP Reserve Experience pre-reception from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The VIP reception will feature a selection of finer wines from Johnson Brothers of Nevada and cheeses from Murray's Cheese.
General admission tickets to the event are $75 per person. Tickets can be purchased by calling Stephanie Forbes at Nathan Adelson Hospice at 702-938-3910 or online at www.nahwine2015.auction-bid.org.
The Pediatric Program is designed for the special needs of children with life-threatening conditions and their families. Among services provided are: 24-hour, on-call availability of a hospice medical professional; care in the home; pain and symptom management; medications, equipment and supplies; support to caregivers; inpatient pediatric care; bereavement counseling; spiritual care; and psycho-social support services. The Families in Need Program provides basic necessities to Nathan Adelson Hospice patients and families, ranging from groceries to assisting with the payment of bills.
About Nathan Adelson Hospice
Nathan Adelson Hospice, the trusted partner in providing hospice care and palliative medicine for 35 years, is the largest non-profit hospice in Southern Nevada, caring for an average of 400 patients daily. In 1978, Nathan Adelson Hospice began providing home care hospice service in Southern Nevada with the mission to offer patients and their loved ones with comprehensive end-of-life care and influence better care for all in the community. In 1983, Nathan Adelson Hospice opened an in-patient hospice in Las Vegas, and today the hospice is recognized as a national model for superior hospice care.
The mission of the hospice is to be the Hospice of Choice, the Employer of Preference and a Training Center of Excellence. Its vision is simple: no one should end the journey of life alone, afraid or in pain.
The hospice also is home to The Center for Compassionate Care, a non-profit counseling agency providing individual, group and family counseling services to address grief, loss and issues related to surviving life-threatening illnesses. For more information, visit www.nah.org.