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The Shade Tree’s Once Upon A Gala Returns In Las Vegas

Every fairy tale starts this way..."Once Upon A Gala". Well at least this fairy tale does. Because the Shade Tree in Las Vegas helps give happier endings to survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking, and their children. And they have announced their annual fairytale-inspired fundraising event, Once Upon A Gala, at Resorts World Las Vegas. The event will be on Thursday, October 12, 2023 at Zouk Nightclub. The gala itself will begin at 7:00pm but a VIP poolside cocktail reception will take place prior to the main event, at 5:30pm. Tickets are available now for purchase. All tickets include access into the gala at 7 p.m., and unlimited small bites and drinks from various culinary and beverage stations. As well as photo opportunities and entertainment. Tickets and Sponsorships Certain upgraded tickets also include extra benefits. Like access to the VIP reception or assigned seating in lieu of standing room only. The highest level of tickets are almost sold out so it's encouraged that those interested purchase as soon as possible. To purchase tickets, visit Sponsorship opportunities are also available. If you are interested, please contact Soleil Garcia at Sponsors who have already helped the Shade Tree make the Once Upon A Gala event happen include Caesars Entertainment, Marnell Architecture, PENTA Building Group, Good Apple, Las Vegas Raiders, Otis Elevators and Resorts World. The Master of Ceremonies for the event will be Perez Hilton, original influencer and host of the "Perez Hilton Podcast". The featured entertainer will be Mikalah Gordon, a top 12 finalist on American Idol's fourth season. Funds will help support the Shade Tree's mission. All ticket sale proceeds will support the mission of The Shade Tree. The nonprofit has been in Southern Nevada for 35 years, supporting survivors of domestic violence, human trafficking and/or homelessness and their children with life-changing services that promote stability, dignity and self-reliance. The Shade Tree crisis hotline phone/text number is 1-855-385-0072. To learn more, follow The Shade Tree on Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram or visit - Wendy Rush, 96.3 KKLZ