FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 11, 2016
Foundation for Positively Kids to Honor Local Community Leaders Kevin and Terri Janison at Vintage Vegas Gala
Proceeds to benefit medically fragile and special needs children in Southern Nevada
LAS VEGAS, NV – February 11, 2015 – Foundation for Positively Kids will honor Kevin and Terri Janison at their For the Love of Children gala at The Westgate Hotel, on March 5, 2016 starting at 5:30 p.m. The event will feature a three course gourmet dinner and champagne, both a live and silent auction, and a Key Raffle of Diamond Earrings donated by M.J. Christensen Diamonds. Entertainment will feature Travis Cloer, who performs as Frankie Valli in the Las Vegas production of Jersey Boys, and his big band, conducted by Mariano Longo.
Terri Janison’s strong interest in what is best for children guides her decisions on both a personal and professional level. A child advocate for over 27 years, Mrs. Janison has worked in the private and public sectors on behalf of children. Mrs. Janison served on Governor Brian Sandoval’s senior staff in Community Relations and in the Governor’s Office of Economic Development.
Kevin Janison serves as the Lead Weather Anchor for KSNV-TV, MyNews3. He has held the National Weather Association Seal of Approval since 1985. He gives over 100 school presentations to children each year; sharing his stories, the importance of reading, and taking the students on an interactive journey through the publishing process.
Individual dinner tickets are $250, and table packages start at $2,500. For tickets, tables and sponsor information, call 702-577-3106, or visit www.positivelykids.org.
“We’re so excited to honor Kevin and Terri. They have given so much of their time and resources to our community,” said Fred Schultz, CEO of the Foundation for Positively Kids. “For the Love of Children provides us the perfect opportunity to thank the Janison’s for their community service and involvement with Positively Kids.”
“We’re humbled by the scope of this event, and even more excited to be part of Positively Kids, who provides such impactful services to children in our community, said the Janisons.”
About Foundation for Positively Kids
Foundation for Positively Kids (PK) is a 501 (c) (3), non-profit agency providing comprehensive health care services for Clark County children. Founded in 1999 to meet the needs for services for medically fragile children, today PK is the premier provider of children’s health services in Clark County with six programs serving an average daily census of 600 disabled and non-disabled children and their families. PK is committed to providing an environment that delivers a positive effect on the growth and development of our children. PK operates several pediatric clinics, including the family healthcare clinic at the Clark County Department of Family Services’ Child Haven facility, and School Based Health Centers at Elaine Wynn Elementary School, Martinez Elementary.
School, Cunningham Elementary and Dr. William “Bob” Bailey Middle School. PK is transitioning to become a certified Patient Centered Medical Home to maintain the standard of providing the highest quality of health care services. To learn more, please visit: www.PositivelyKids.org or call (702) 262-0037.
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