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Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Hosts Ninth Annual Kick Off Your Heels Luncheon

LAS VEGAS Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, invites the women of Las Vegas to ditch their heels and sport their favorite pair of flats at the tournament’s ninth annual Kick Off Your Heels Luncheon on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 11 a.m. in The Hill at TPC Summerlin.

During the event, guests will enjoy exceptional views of TPC Summerlin from The Hill, a luxurious 10,000 square-foot entertainment pavilion overlooking the 16th, 17th and 18th holes. Guests will enjoy a special meal prepared by Maggiano’s Little Italy – Downtown Summerlin.  Guests will have the opportunity to bid on silent auction items with the proceeds directly benefitting the patients of Shriners Hospitals for Children nationwide.  The Shriners Hospital for Children is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization which provides innovative specialty care to children with orthopedic conditions, spinal cord injuries, cleft lip and palate and burns regardless of a family’s ability to pay.

Mercedes Martinez, host of KLAS “Las Vegas Now” and Mix 94.1 “Mercedes in the Morning” will serve as the mistress of ceremonies. Guests will hear from a mother of a local Shriners Hospitals for Children patient and enjoy a fashion show.

Sponsors supporting this year’s luncheon include Desert Radiologists, Downtown Summerlin, Zappos, Bank of America and more. Kick Off Your Heels planning committee is made up of local Las Vegas women including Krista Darnold of Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, Terri Maruca of Kirvin Doak Communications, Lisa Motley of Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, Tanya Murray of ERA Brokers Consolidated, Dulcinea Rongavilla of Cragin-Pike Insurance and Kathy Dyke of Destinations by Design.

Tables for the Kick Off Your Heels Luncheon start at $1,000 and individual tickets are available for $125. To purchase, please visit www.KOYH.givesmart.com.  For more information contact Rachel Dunn at rldunn@shrinershospitalsopen.com.  Early reservations are encouraged as space is limited.

About Shriners Hospitals for Children Open:

The 2019 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open brings the FedExCup to TPC Summerlin as the PGA TOUR returns to the Las Vegas valley for the 37th consecutive year in this weeklong charitable tournament. Defending champion, Bryson DeChambeau will be one of the many top golfers in the world that will participate in the competition and help support the mission of Shriners Hospitals for Children® from Sept. 30 – Oct.6 at TPC Summerlin.  For more information, please visit www.shrinershospitalsopen.com.

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About Shriners Hospitals for Children:

Shriners Hospitals for Children is a health care system with locations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Our staff is dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing pediatric specialty care, conducting innovative research, and offering outstanding educational programs for medical professionals. Children up to age 18 with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate are eligible for care, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Within these broad service lines, many types of care are provided. For example, some locations offer reconstructive plastic surgery, treatment for craniofacial abnormalities or care for sports injuries. Generally, care is provided until age 18, although, in some cases, it may be extended to age 21. All services are provided in a compassionate, family-centered environment. For more information, please visit shrinershospitalsforchildren.org.

About PGA TOUR:

By showcasing golf’s greatest players, the PGA TOUR engages, inspires and positively impacts our fans, partners and communities worldwide. The PGA TOUR co-sanctions more than 130 tournaments on the PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Champions, Web.com Tour, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica, Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada and PGA TOUR Series-China. Members on the PGA TOUR represent the world’s best players, hailing from 27 countries (90 members are from outside the United States). Worldwide, PGA TOUR tournaments are broadcast to 226 countries and territories in 23 languages. Virtually all tournaments are organized as non-profit organizations to maximize charitable giving. In 2018, tournaments across all Tours generated a record $190 million for local and national charitable organizations, bringing the all-time total to $2.84 billion. The PGA TOUR’s web site is PGATOUR.COM, the No. 1 site in golf, and the organization is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. 

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