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Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar Supports Art and Charity in Las Vegas

Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar is sponsoring “InVision presents… Art n’ Sole,” an artistic silent auction to benefit Goodie Two Shoes Foundation in Las Vegas on May 8.

Known as a premier Las Vegas staple in dining, Ferraro’s has been a part of the Las Vegas community for more than 25 years. Having opened the new location on Paradise Road in December of 2009, Ferraro’s continues to give back to the community with charity fundraising events such as Art n’ Sole, an event that brings local artists together with Goodie Two Shoes Foundation to raise awareness and funds for disadvantaged children. InVision, a local coaching firm has teamed together with Las Vegas artists who have painted pairs of shoes to be auctioned off for charity on May 8.

“The Ferraro Family wants to continue to show appreciation to the local community. Sponsoring events such as Art n’ Sole gives the family and the restaurant the opportunity to not only promote talented local artists, but to help raise funds to assist local children that need it the most,” stated Gino Ferraro, founder of Ferraro’s.

“Our goal is to support and bring our arts and cultural community together,” added RaShelle Roberts, owner and founder of InVision. “We showcase local artists and companies willing to donate their time, effort and energy while raising awareness and resources for children in need. This event is another great example of doing just that.”

The Art n’ Sole benefit will be at Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar on Saturday, May 8 at 6:30 p.m. Bidding will begin at 7 p.m. and will end promptly at 8:30 p.m. Tickets for the benefit are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Ticket includes entry, a beverage and hors d’oeuvres. For ticket purchase or more information, please contact Nikki Berti at (702) 617-4027 or RaShelle Roberts at (702) 287-0044 or visit www.goodietwoshoes.org, keyword: Events.

Sponsors of Art n’ Sole include Ferraro’s, InVision, Victa Brand Development and Advertising, Zappos.com, Aigner Chocolates, Haig’s Quality Printing, and Enculturate Las Vegas. Shoe art will include work by the following artists: Kendall Abbott, Jerry Misko, Lincoln Maynard, Marty Walsh, Ceasar Garcia, Mark Zeilman, Laura Zollar, Teresa M, Brian Henry, Jennifer Henry, Danny Roberts, Alex Huerta, Lily Flores, Laura Henkel, Marc Que, Marybeth Heishman, Jessica Galindo, Jun Blanco, Andreana Donahue, Casey Weldon, Siva O’neal, Chela Banuelos, Princess Anne, Mike Arthurholtz, KD Matheson, Dray, Nikki Sands, Frijol Boy, Dasha and Mike Biggs, Sam Reza, Orlando Lara, Eddie Canumay, S Dot Slaughter, Dar Freeland, Noelin Wheeler, Hernan Valencia, Tim Bavington, Mike Wardle, and Joseph Watson.

Goodie Two Shoes Foundation is a 501(c)3 Charitable Organization that provides disadvantaged children and children in crisis with new shoes and socks as well as other items deemed essential for good health and positive development. For more information or to donate, visit www.goodietwoshoes.org.

Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar is located at 4480 Paradise Rd. on the corner of Paradise and Harmon, south of Flamingo. Lunch is served Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Happy Hour is on weekdays from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. in the Vino Lounge and outdoor dining lounge. Dinner is served seven nights per week from 4 p.m. until 11 p.m. Ferraro’s has a late night menu from 10 p.m. until 2 a.m. featuring Antipastini. For more information, visit www.ferraroslasvegas.com.