RCC Asks Las Vegas to Celebrate “A Night Out”

For Immediate Release
Contact: Lisa Robinson, (702) 326-0334, lisa@ffwpr.com

Nov. 8, 2019                                                   

The Rape Crisis Center Asks Las Vegans to Celebrate “A Night Out”

Thursday, November 21 at TAO Nightclub

WHAT: “A Night Out” benefiting The Rape Crisis Center. The public is invited to participate in a fun night out Thursday, Nov. 21 at The Opium Room inside TAO Nightclub at The Venetian. Long-standing community partners of The Rape Crisis Center, Tao Group, generously host the annual event, now in its seventh year. Honorees include Wendy Losada, who will be recognized for her service and dedication as she reaches her 10-year milestone with Rape Crisis Center, and Lieutenant David Valenta, who will be recognized for his leadership in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit.  Zappos for Good and The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas are sponsoring this year’s event.

Admission is only $75 in advance or at the door and includes hors d’oeuvres, signature cocktail, entertainment, raffle and a silent auction featuring a variety of dining, gift items and staycation opportunities. Sponsorships starting at just $250 also are available. More information on tickets and sponsorships may be found at rcclv.org.

The Rape Crisis Center is calling on the community to show its support, buy a ticket and kick off the season of giving to help the organization and the thousands of survivors of sexual assault and abuse who are assisted with crisis support and counseling each year.

WHY: In 2018, The Rape Crisis Center volunteers and staff responded to 727 victims of sexual assault at the hospital, handled 4,214 calls to the hotline – a 20 percent increase over the previous year – and helped a record number of counseling clients. The RCC expanded its office space in February of 2019 to help manage the increasing demand for services.

WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Opium Room inside TAO Nightclub

3377 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

TICKETS: $75. Price includes entry to the event, entertainment, hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. Tickets may be purchased at rcclv.org. Guests must be 21 years of age and older to attend.

TWEET IT: Kick off the season of giving w/ @RapeCrisisCtrLV at A Night Out @taolasvegas on 11/21! #NightOut19 #taolasvegas

About The Rape Crisis Center:

The Rape Crisis Center (RCC) is a non-profit organization founded in 1974 by Florence McClure and Sandra Petta as the Community Action Against Rape (CAAR) with the goal of helping those in Clark County heal from the trauma of sexual violence. Today, The Rape Crisis Center operates a 24/7 crisis hotline and hospital response for sexual assault victims and provides counseling, advocacy and support to help victims begin the healing process and navigate the legal system. The RCC is also committed to the prevention of sexual assault through educational programs and community outreach. The Rape Crisis Center hotline number is 702-366-1640.  For more information, visit www.rcclv.org.

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