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Dozens of art wreaths now on display at Las Vegas Design Center for free public viewing

WHAT: ALS of Nevada, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing support and resources to patients suffering from Lou Gehrig’s Disease, their families and caregivers, announces its third annual Art Wreath Festival.  The juried event features dozens of wreaths (both holiday- and non-holiday-themed) from local artists, designers and members of the general public.  The wreaths are now on display and the public is invited to view them during LVDC hours. Proceeds from the sale of wreaths and tickets to a special cocktail reception benefit ALS of Nevada.

WHEN: Free public display of wreaths: November 1-15, Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cocktail Reception: November 15, 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $50 online and $60 at-the-door and include cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and an opportunity to purchase wreaths via silent auction.

WHERE: Las Vegas Design Center at World Market Center, Atrium, Building A

TICKETS: For more information and to purchase tickets to the cocktail reception, call Durette Candito, event chair, at 702.368.2601 or visit or

ALS of Nevada is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which provides much-needed services for Nevada’s ALS patients, their caregivers and families. Funds are raised and stay in Nevada. We offer free clinics in both Las Vegas and Reno, case management services, programs, education, other resources and loaner equipment.  ALS, sometimes called Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that attacks nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, resulting in muscle weakness and atrophy. Difficult to diagnose, there is no known cure and the average life span of an ALS patient after diagnosis is 2 to 5 years. Since the progression of the disease varies greatly and since our patients do not have time on their side, ALS of Nevada focuses on making life as normal as possible for both patients and caregivers.; 702-777-0500.

Las Vegas Design Center (LVDC) at World Market Center is a year-round resource for fine furniture, decorative accessories, wall décor, lighting, floor coverings, fabrics and trim.  LVDC is open to the public Monday through Saturday.  For more information, visit

Media Contact:
Melissa Warren – or 702-528-6016
McKinzie Cogswell – or 702-235-5307

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