July 22, 2019 Karen Sampson

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

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. 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 KOYH.givesmart.com.  For more information contact Rachel Dunn at rldunn@shrinershospitalsopen.com.  Early reservations are encouraged as space is limited.