Gingerbread Fest to Benefit The Rape Crisis Center

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Las Vegas families are invited to celebrate the holidays at a giant gingerbread festival, We Knead the Dough, that will feature more than 40 gingerbread houses, 1,000 gingerbread people, entertainment, a pizza lunch by Cici’s, visits with Santa Claus, carnival-style games and children’s activities.

Admission is $15 per person and includes a gingerbread cookie decorating kit, pizza buffet and carnival games. For $50, guests can decorate their own gingerbread house. All proceeds benefit The Rape Crisis Center Building Fund.  The Rape Crisis Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping victims of sexual assault.

Chef Jesus Castillo from MGM/Monte Carlo Resort and Casino will conduct gingerbread-making and decorating demonstrations throughout the event.

Event sponsors include Nevada Women’s Philanthropy Signs of Hope Counseling Center, Cici’s Pizza and MGM/Monte Carlo Resort and Casino.

For additional information about The Rape Crisis Center please call 702-385-2153 or visit http://www.therapecrisiscenter.org.

WHEN: Saturday, December 8, noon to 4 p.m.

WHERE: Faith Lutheran Middle School/High School, 2015 South Hualapai Way, Las Vegas, NV  89117

About The Rape Crisis Center:
The Rape Crisis Center (RCC) is a non-profit organization founded in 1974 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 hot line 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. To assist victims to become survivors, the organization depends on a core base of dedicated volunteers and staff. These individuals are empathetic and enthusiastic people who give their time, energy, and personal sacrifice to continue to serve Clark County’s victims of sexual violence. This service is provided through face-to-face and over-the- phone intervention with newly victimized individuals.
Hotline number:  1-800-366-1640. www.therapecrisiscenter.org

Media Contact:
Melissa Warren:
FFW PR & Govt. Affairs
702-528-6016 or melissa@ffwpr.com

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