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Grant a Gift Autism Foundation Celebrates Ninth Annual Fashion for Autism with Festive “A Golden Night” Event at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas

Grant a Gift Autism Foundation Celebrates Ninth Annual Fashion for Autism with Festive “A Golden Night” Event at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas
The Grant a Gift Autism Foundation
 hosted the Ninth Annual Fashion for Autism Gala “A Golden Night” on Thursday, Oct. 25 on the ice of the T-Mobile Arena. The first-ever and largest charity event held on the ice honored those in the community who have championed individuals with autism (Pictured: Pawn Stars’ Austin “Chumlee” Russell and his fiancé Olivia Rademann – Photo credit: LV Photo)

The sold-out event drew more than 700 attendees.

Grant A Gift Autism Foundation President and CEO Terri Janison
Grant A Gift Autism Foundation President and CEO Terri Janison

Photo credit: LV Photo

The Gala kicked off with a Gold Carpet event, where Pawn Stars’ Austin “Chumlee” Russell and his fiancé Olivia Rademann dazzled in black and gold attire.  Next to arrive were Backstreet Boys Nick Carter, AJ McLean and Howie Dorough. The gentlemen were all smiles, posing for photos and displaying their “Golden Night” chic ensembles to support the event. WNBA Las Vegas Aces center Carolyn Swords also made an appearance on the carpet.

Dancers from the Rock Dance Company
Dancers from the Rock Dance Company

Photo credit: LV Photo

Throughout the evening guests enjoyed silent and live auctions, special performances by the Vegas Golden Knights drumline, dancers from the Rock Dance Company and a vibrant fashion show featuring designs by STITCHED and Michael Andolsek.

Hosted by Terri Janison, President & CEO of Grant a Gift Autism Foundation and husband Kevin Janison, MGM Resorts International was recognized as Corporate Champions and the Vegas Golden Knights were presented the Community Champions award. MGMRI President Bill Hornbuckle and wife Wendy Hornbuckle and  Kerry Bubolz, Vegas Golden Knights President/COO accepted the awards.

Proceeds from the event will go to help provide services, support and scholarships for families living with autism.

For more information or to donate to Grant a Gift Autism Foundation please visit, www.grantagiftfoundation.org/donate.