Candlelighters’ 19th Annual 5K & One Mile Race

Posted by mhurston on August 19, 2009
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Fall is right around the corner and so is Candlelighters’ 19th Annual 5K & One Mile Race For Our Kids event!  The event will be held on Saturday, September 12th at Exploration Park in Mountain’s Edge Master Planned Community. Need directions? Click here for a map. To show our support for the event and cause, a team has been put together named Links For Life.

We invite you to join our team as an individual or as a family and/or make a donation if you wish.  Please visit and scroll down to the button titled “Click Here To Register” > “Join A Team” > Links For Life > then enter & submit your information.  Please note, if you would like a t-shirt, please check the box under “Additional Fees” – they are $5.00.  Any level of participation is welcome – some of us will be walking and others running, so join us in a fun, outdoor event because kids can’t fight cancer alone!

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Candlelighters & Memphis Barbeque Promotion

Posted by mhurston on May 19, 2009
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To all my Candlelighters Friends & Families,
Memphis Championship Barbeque is giving back to the community with their Que for A Cause.  They have selected Candlelighters as their charity of choice for May.  Stop by any of their three restaurants this month.  Also, on Wednesday, May 27th from the hours of 3:00 pm until close, partial proceeds from all dine-in restaurant sales will be given to Candlelighters, from all three restaurants.  We need your support more than ever! Stop by Memphis, have a great dinner and help a great cause!  Email me if you have any questions.

Thank you for supporting Candlelighters,
Melissa Cipriano
Three Store locations:
On Rainbow, 2 blocks south of Charleston
On Warm Springs, 1 block west of Eastern Ave.
4379 Las Vegas Boulevard

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Candlelighters – A Special Night – April 30th

Posted by mhurston on April 14, 2009
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Element Hotel by Westin will present An Evening of Hope to benefit Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada, a cocktail reception-style fundraiser to help raise money to provide support, education, hope and advocacy through programs and services for children and adolescents with cancer and their families.

An Evening of Hope will be a special night for Candlelighters to honor Speedway Children’s Charities for its work in the community, Conne Schettler for her countless hours of volunteer work and two special Candlelighters children, Ashlee Tunney and Adrian Fox.

The fundraiser will feature entertainment from The Frequency, complimentary cocktails and a taste of hors d’oeuvres from around the world from favorite local restaurants including Memphis Championship Barbeque, Paymon’s Mediterranean Café and Lounge, Ricardo’s of Las Vegas, Origin India Restaurant and Bar, Nora’s Wine Bar and Osteria, Charlie Palmer Steak, Hash House A Go Go, Sedona Restaurant & Lounge, Hokkaido Japanese Steakhouse, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, Chef Flemmings and Leopold Bakery have all graciously agreed to donate a wide selection of provisions for guests to enjoy.

All proceeds will benefit Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada. For more information on the event and to purchase sponsorships or tickets online, please visit . Attire for the evening is whatever goes!

Please join us for this special evening in support of Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada. Your help is greatly appreciated!

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call or email me or call me at 702.737.1919. Together we can make a difference!

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