The head coach of the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels basketball team, Dave Rice, will host ‘An Evening with Dave Rice’ on May 4 at the Palms Casino & Resort. The inaugural event, which will benefit the Dave Rice Foundation and The UNLV Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders, will have more than 400 people in attendance.
The special evening will include food, drinks, auctions and the presentation of the Kenny Guinn Award for Commitment to Community. Legendary UNLV basketball stars such as Stacy Augmon and others will attend and serve as Honorary Chairmen of the event. Special guests will include former Nevada Governor Bob Miller and his wife Sandy, former Chairman of the Clark County Commission Rory Reid, Clark County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly and several of UNLV’s Board of Regents.
A VIP cocktail reception and silent auction will kick off the event at 6:30 p.m., followed by the event program at 7:30 p.m. Although only a few individual tickets remain available, donations can be made online to benefit the important cause at www.davericefoundation.org.
About The Dave Rice Foundation
The Dave Rice Foundation is a non-profit, tax exempt organization dedicated to the education and support of health initiatives including developmental disorders such as Autism, and other charitable causes. The Foundation was established in 2012 by UNLV Runnin’ Rebels Head Basketball Coach Dave Rice and his wife Mindy.
About The UNLV Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders
The Las Vegas Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (UNLV CASD) conducts community-focused research, assessment, and training of persons with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), their families, and community service providers in Southern Nevada. For information, please visit www.unlv.edu/content/center-autism-spectrum-disorders.