LAS VEGAS (June 10, 2014) – One of Las Vegas’ most anticipated events of the year, Aid for AIDS of Nevada‘s (AFAN) 28th annual Black & White Party returns to The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas on Saturday, Aug. 23 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tickets are now on sale at afanlv.org for $40 general admission and $125 VIP with early entry at 8 p.m. Black and white attire is required for admission.
What started as a backyard gathering in 1986 to collect canned goods for those living with HIV/AIDS, the Black & White Party has grown into a lavish celebration, with exciting entertainment, gourmet food & beverage and eye-catching monochromatic fashion. Last year, more than 3,500 guests attended, raising more than $130,000.
Now in its 30th year of providing support and advocacy, AFAN is Nevada’s oldest and largest HIV/AIDS organization. Last year, more than 4,000 local men, women and children visited the AFAN office to access services including medical case management, transportation, counseling, housing and utility assistance and emergency food vouchers.
Entertainment, food & beverage sponsors and a roster of official weekend events, as well as the Right to Wear Red nominees will be announced at a later date. Presenting sponsors for this year’s Black & White Party include Penn & Teller, Walgreens, Jetflix, Wendoh Media, CBS Radio, Findlay Cadillac and Findlay Honda Henderson.
Guests must be 21 years of age or older. For more information on AFAN and Black & White Party, visit afanlv.org.
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Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) was founded in 1984 and is the oldest and largest AIDS service organization in the state of Nevada. This year marks AFAN’s 30th anniversary of unyielding commitment to the community, providing support and advocacy for adults and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS in southern Nevada. AFAN offers consistent and comprehensive direct client service programs, including medical case management, housing and utility assistance, emergency food and transportation vouchers, prevention and education programs and community outreach. As part of AFAN’s mission, these client service programs assist in enhancing the physical health and psychosocial wellness of the individuals they serve, while promoting dignity and improving the quality of their lives. For more information, please visit afanlv.org. Keep up with AFAN events and news on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is Las Vegas’ off-strip playground, just minutes and less than three miles from McCarran International Airport. The premier destination entertainment resort is owned by Brookfield Real Estate Finance Fund II and managed by WG-Harmon, LLC, a subsidiary of Warner Gaming, LLC. Built in 1995, the property completed a $750 million expansion in 2010. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino offers an energetic entertainment and gaming experience with the services and amenities associated with a boutique luxury resort hotel. The property is known for its innovative nightlife and music scene where acts such as The Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, Paul McCartney, Incubus, Foo Fighters, Carlos Santana, Mötley Crüe and Guns N’ Roses have all performed. Features of the property include an 11-story Casino Tower with 640 guest rooms,17-story Paradise Tower with 490 rooms and suites, and the HRH All-Suite Tower with 359 suites, eight spa villas and seven penthouse suites; 72,000 square feet of casino space featuring Peacock High-Limit gaming and Asian gaming amenities; 80,000 square feet of flexible meeting and convention space; more than $4 million in rare music memorabilia; Body English Nightclub; Reliquary Water Sanctuary, Spa & Salon; 4.5 acres of tropical pool paradise housing world-famous pool parties REHAB Saturdays and Sundays and RELAX Mondays; live music/entertainment venues The Joint and Vinyl; Hart & Huntington Tattoo Co.; restaurants Culinary Dropout, Nobu, The Ainsworth, 35 Steaks + Martinis, Pink Taco, Mr. Lucky’s Café and 福Fú; a fitness center; and trendsetting retailers John Varvatos, Affliction, Love Jones and Rocks The Jewelers. For room availability and additional information call 800.HRD.ROCK (800.473.7625) or visit hardrockhotel.com. Follow Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and updates.