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Penn & Teller Celebrate 10 Years as AIDS Walk Grand Marshals

For the tenth consecutive year, Penn & Teller will serve as Grand Marshals for Aid for AIDS of Nevada’s (AFAN) 21 Annual AIDS Walk Las Vegas and once again lead the Penn & Teller Challenge AIDS Walk team on Sunday, April 17. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the Walk starts at 10:30 a.m.

The AIDS Walk serves as AFAN’s largest fundraiser of the year, providing funds for programs to assist and educate more than 3,000 men, women and children infected with HIV and AIDS in southern Nevada.

For everyone who joins the Penn & Teller Challenge, the famous duo will match all monetary funds raised by pledges and donations to AFAN. Last year, the challenge raised more than $176,000. Caesars Entertainment has joined the Penn & Teller Challenge again this year, adding not only its generous support but a variety of reward items from their Strip properties.

Details on various fundraising levels and rewards are as follows:

$750 +

  • Four complimentary Penn & Teller show tickets for a special VIP night*

*VIP Night at the Penn & Teller show will be held at The Rio on one night for all qualifying participants (the date of event is TBD). This includes: backstage meet and greet, private magic lesson and cocktail hour

  • Four complimentary tickets to a Caesars Entertainment Show (TBA)
  • Gift bag filled with exclusive reward items from Penn & Teller and Caesars Entertainment
  • 2 for 1 Buffet Voucher at a Caesars Entertainment property
  • Official Penn & Teller Challenge Walk T-shirt
  • Access into the Penn & Teller VIP Tent on Event Day
  • Accompany Penn & Teller on their walk at the 2011 AIDS Walk Las Vegas

$300

  • Four complimentary tickets to see Penn & Teller live at The Rio
  • Two complimentary tickets to Caesars Entertainment Show (TBA)
  • Gift bag filled with exclusive reward items from Penn & Teller and Caesars Entertainment
  • 2 for 1 Buffet Voucher at a Caesars Entertainment property
  • Official Penn & Teller Challenge Walk T-shirt
  • Access into the Penn & Teller VIP Tent on Event Day
  • Accompany Penn &Teller on their walk at the 2011 AIDS Walk Las Vegas

$150

  • Two complimentary tickets to see Penn & Teller live at The Rio
  • Two complimentary tickets to Caesars Entertainment Show (TBA)
  • Gift bag filled with exclusive reward items from Penn & Teller and Caesars Entertainment
  • 2 for 1 Buffet Voucher at a Caesars Entertainment property
  • Official Penn & Teller Challenge Walk T-shirt
  • Access into the Penn & Teller VIP Tent on Event Day
  • Accompany Penn & Teller on their walk at the 2011 AIDS Walk Las Vegas

$75

  • Two complimentary tickets to see Penn & Teller live at The Rio
  • 2 for 1 Buffet Voucher at a Caesars Entertainment property
  • Official Penn & Teller Challenge Walk T-shirt
  • Access into the Penn & Teller VIP Tent on Event Day
  • Accompany Penn &Teller on their walk at the 2011 AIDS Walk Las Vegas

To join the Penn & Teller Challenge click here, follow the Penn & Teller Challenge link to ‘Join Our Team.’ Registration for the Walk is free, but a minimum donation of $50 per person is encouraged and includes an official AIDS Walk Las Vegas t-shirt. The AIDS Walk will be held downtown at the World Market Center on the corner of Bonneville and Grand Central Parkway. To register, please visit www.afanlv.org.