A CULTURE OF CARING
Saturday, November 7, 2015
Volunteers in Medicine Volunteers inNevada Medicine of Southern Ruffin Family Clinic of Southern Nevada 1240 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. www.vmsn.org Las Vegas, NV 89106
Volunteers in Medicine Volunteers in Nevada Medicine of Southern Paradise ParkNevada Clinic of Southern 4770 Harrison Park Dr., Ste 200 www.vmsn.org Las Vegas, NV 89121
Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada
Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada
A Message from the Founder Dr. Florence Jameson What is life? Some people say it is just a collection of stories. My heritage as an American Indian is to pass the torch of culture, one story at a time. These stories become myths, which reflect the values of our culture. Though the facts may be fiction, the values are true! Many of these stories carry both the beauty and the pain of our existence. Tonight weâ€™re going to share stories of lives who have been transformed by the compassion of every person associated with Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada. These lives have been touched with loving kindness and have been saved because of you. Our message of hope and love, and our Culture of Caring, strives to inspire others in our community to join us in helping those less fortunate. Volunteers in Medicine is a demonstration project of the power of compassion. We are here to minister to the sick, in body, mind and spirit, because we believe every life is of infinite value and everyone deserves the right to a healthy, productive and happy life. In Las Vegas, the future of medicine will focus more on prevention, teaching healthy life choices, smoking cessation, reduction of abuse of alcohol, violence, promiscuity, recreational use of drugs, and obesity. It is estimated these items account for 1/3 of all the health-care costs of the United States. It is estimated that there are 3,000,000 medical and dental visits provided by Free and Charitable Clinics annually throughout the United States. We can see that Free Clinics have been, are now, and will always be an integral part of this countryâ€™s overall health care system. Who are our patients? At a glance they are ordinary people, many of them are everyday workers. They are heroes without whom Las Vegas would not be what it is today. They are men, women and children. They are Caucasian, Hispanic, and Filipino; they are Indian, Pakistani, and African. They may be 7 or 72 years old. They are our neighbors. At VMSN we know with fundraising comes a great responsibility and duty to our donors. We work hard with our many programs to leverage every dollar you give us, to make a deep and lasting impact on children and families in our community. We are making a difference and we know that this community will be stronger because of the foundation of good health that you provide and the spirit of giving that you inspire. We promise to leverage and be responsible for every donor dollar. We leverage it with volunteer physicians, when after their long day at their regular job, they volunteer their own time to help others. We leverage it with our young students, who desire to make a difference in someoneâ€™s life. We leverage it through our amazing Prescription Assistance Program, where we deliver approximately $2 million in free medication each year. We leverage it by partnering with community businesses, laboratories, radiologists and so many others who have stepped up to provide hundreds of thousands of dollars of service each year. We leverage it with our academic institutions that have partnered with us to help provide medical services and encourage community engagement. Our clinics are a dream come true for so many. I can tell you that for every dollar you give, we provide well over 4 dollars in health care to our community. In 2014, our $1 million budget provided $4 million in health-care benefits to our community. What is clear to me is that the good health, lives saved, hope and happiness is immeasurable and priceless. Please give so that others may live. God bless you. Sincerely,
Florence Jameson Founder & Chairman of the Board
THANK YOU TO DR. FLORENCE JAMESON, VOLUNTEER PHYSICIANS STAFF OF VOLUNTEERS IN MEDICINE OF SOUTHERN NEVADA AND HONOREE DONALD SNYDER FOR ALL YOU DO FOR THE COMMUNITY. Selma F. Bartlett
Florence Jameson, M.D.
Lydia Wyatt, D.D.S.
Ari Levin, JOLON Productions
Julie Gilday Schaffer, JGS Group
Ed Rivera, Line Design
Staff of VMSN Camila Martinez-Ramirez, Dispensary Manager Esther Green, Development Manager Jeanette Duncan, Clinic Manager Walanya Vongsvirates, Development Coordinator Ruthie Howard, Volunteer Coordinator Amy Schmidt, Executive Director Sarah Hall, Front Desk Coordinator Dr. Rebecca Edgeworth, Medical Director Andrea Eghterafi, EMR Coordinator Dian Ward, Nursing Director Lisa Curran, Volunteer Director
Event Steering Committee
â€œThank you Volunteers in Medicine for making a difference in my life. You have saved my life with the health care and medications you have provided. Thank you to all the Volunteer Doctors and Staff who have been so generous with your care. VMSN is truly a culture of caring!â€? Gloria, VMSN Patient
Vintage Vegas Menu ~Tray Passed Appetizers~ Classic Las Vegas Shrimp Cocktail Shredded Lettuce, Classic Sauce, Fresh Lemon ~ Poached Shrimp with Lemon Oil Served on a Bed of Lettuce Green Olive Tomato Tapenade ~ Toasted Pita Chip with Red Pepper Hummus Spiced Roasted Garbanzo Beans ~ Salad Course ~ Baby Spinach and Frisee Salad Heirloom Tomatoes, Grilled Cremini Mushrooms, Carrots Warm Bacon Dressing Served Tableside ~ Main Course ~ Duo of Classic Beef Wellington and Roasted Chicken Breast Fava Beans, Potato Mousseline Saffron Roasted Turnip and Black Truffle ~ ~Vegetarian Option~ Spiced Roasted Eggplant Yogurt and Fenugreek Flat Bread Kali Sauce, Toasted Almonds and Confit Tomato Venetian Bread, Rolls and Butter ~ Duo Dessert ~ Black Forest Cake with Dark Chocolate Shavings and Cherry Sauce Assorted Truffle Bonbons Served in a White Chocolate Cup Served with Venetian Coffee and Teas
Honorary Dinner Committee Charolette Richards - The Little White Wedding Chapel
Irais and Robert Kolesar - Kolesar & Leatham
Thomas Nelson Abdella MD
Doug Geinzer- Las Vegas Heals
Farooq Abdulla MD
Michael Lee MD and Jacqueline Nguyen-Lee
Bank of Nevada
MGM Resorts International
Selma F. Bartlett
Greg and Claudia Peterman
MaryKaye Cashman - Cashman Equipment Company
Gene and Susan Galloway - Plaza Bank
Luke Cesaretti MD
Clarity TMS Las Vegas Nevada
Antoinette Chaltiel - Redhills Ventures LLC
Jeffrey Cummings, MD SDC - Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
Eva Littman MD - Red Rock Fertility Center
John P. Evans - Clinical Pathology Laboratories Community Ambulance Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada Michael Colletti, MD Desert Radiologists Dignity Health – St. Rose Dominican David Peightal - DOLC RX Mark W. Doubrava MD - Eye Care for Nevada
Shehryar Saghir, MD Gail Sawyer - Sawyer Family Foundation Don and Dee Snyder Southwest Medical Associates Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center Thomas Dermatology UNLV School of Medicine The Valley Health System
Falkner Gynecologic Cancer Care
WellHealth Quality Care and Premier Physician Access Company
Randy and Staci Garcia
The Whiting Turner Contracting Company
Frank “Gard” and Florence Jameson, MD
Women’s Cancer Center
James and Daphne Jameson
Aurora and Buck Wong
Richard and Sally Jost
Lydia Wyatt, DDS
Special Thank You
Board of Directors
Florence Jameson, MD, CEO, Chairman of the Board & Founder Christine Petersen, MD, Chief Operating Officer Robert Shiroff, MD, Vice President Gard Jameson, Treasurer & Co-founder Miriam Bar-on, MD, Secretary Richard Goeglein Matthew Milone, Esq. Aron Rogers, DO Sandee Tiberti Cortney S. Warren, PhD Lydia Wyatt, DDS
Academic Affiliations College of Southern Nevada School of Health Sciences 99th Medical Group Mike O’Callaghan Federal Hospital, Family Practice Residency Program Roseman University of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, School of Pharmacy and Nursing Touro University of Nevada, College of Medicine, College of Health and Human Services University of Nevada Las Vegas, School of Nursing and School of Community Health Sciences University of Nevada, School of Medicine Pima Medical Institute, Respiratory Therapy and Medical Assistants
Community Partners Access to Healthcare Network American Lung Association Cardiovascular Consultants of Nevada Community Counseling Center Consumer Assistance and Resource Enterprise (C.A.R.E.) Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada Clark County Social Services Clinical Pathology Laboratories Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health Compliance Alliance Dignity Health Gastroenterology Associates Gilead Governor’s Office of Consumer Health Assistance Health Insight HepBFree Las Vegas Holland and Hart Lions SightFirst Foundation of Southern Nevada LMC Pathology Services Lutheran Social Services Matt Smith Physical Therapy Nevada Diabetes Association
Nevada Eye & Ear Neurology Specialists New Genesis Quest Diagnostics Radiology Associates of Nevada Robert J. Futoran, MD SEEDS of Hope, Salvation Army of Southern Nevada SouthWest Imaging, Inc. Southern Nevada Health District Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center St. Rose Dominican Hospitals Steinberg Diagnostics Strategic Solutions Tony and Renee Marlon Charitable Foundation Thomas Dermatology Three Square United Way of Southern Nevada University Medical Center WellHealth Women’s Specialty Care Wells Fargo Westcare West Valley Imaging Centers Women’s Health Connection
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS Platinum Sponsors Selma F. Bartlett
The Little White Wedding Chapel
Silver Sponsors and
Thomas Nelson Abdella M.D.
When we care for one another, we help each other heal. Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican proudly recognizes and supports the people and organizations, such as the Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada, who share our passion for positively impacting our community. To learn more, visit StRoseHospitals.org. Share your humankindness at hellohumankindness.org. #humankindness
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Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada A Culture of Caring Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada (VMSN) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that operates two patient-centered medical homes, staffed primarily by volunteers, that provide free and charitable health care and wellness services to the working uninsured and unemployed residents of Southern Nevada. VMSN is a shining example in a constellation of free clinics across the United States that provide a crucial safety net to low-income, uninsured Americans who would otherwise go without health care in our country. Our vision is to ensure every man, woman, and child in Southern Nevada has access to health care. VMSN clinics provide free adult and pediatric primary care, preventive and acute care, newborn checkup and immunizations, diagnostic tests, medications, breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screenings to Southern Nevada residents who are either not eligible for Medicaid/Medicare or cannot obtain affordable health insurance coverage through an employer or other means. Since opening its first clinic in Southeast Las Vegas in 2010, VMSN’s medical professional corps of 450+ volunteers and staff has provided more than 25,000 patients visits, averaging 360 patient visits per month. VMSN’s mission to provide quality health care and support for people without access to health care within a Culture of Caring continues to positively impact the health of our community. On October 14, 2015, our dream of serving Southern Nevada’s uninsured at more than one location became reality with the grand opening of the Ruffin Family Clinic. In addition to providing primary medical care, the Ruffin Family Clinic will also provide Mental Health and Social Services, Dental and Vision services, and expanded Patient Education Services. In future years, VMSN’s flagship location near Downtown Las Vegas will serve as the medical home for 10,000 Southern Nevadans, providing 25,000 life-saving patient visits per year. While Nevada has been successful at providing health insurance to a larger portion of its residents (Nevada moved from 49th place in the number still uninsured to 36th following the implementation of the Affordable Care Act), many of our citizens remain uninsured: 5.4% of our children under the age of 18, 15.2% of adults between the ages of 18 to 64 and 1.9% of adults ages 65 years and older. As we know, the uninsured are less likely to have a medical home outside of an emergency room. They often go without preventive health care and screenings, and are more likely to be diagnosed with a disease in an advanced stage. VMSN’s unique efforts within the community to combat this disparity have included partnering with area hospitals to help reduce emergency room visits of uninsured patients as well as collaborating with other nonprofit agencies to help provide primary medical care to low-income client populations. It is through these efforts that we will achieve our goal to give Southern Nevadans the gift of health and hope, so they can once again lead productive lives, and in turn contribute to the health and wealth of their families and communities. VMSN clinics are currently the medical home for thousands of uninsured Southern Nevadans providing more than 5,000 patients visits a year. VMSN’s dedicated Board of Directors has found a non-partisan, community-inspired way to help our community by drawing upon the goodwill of hundreds of concerned citizens, community leaders, businesses and philanthropists to assist the many Nevadans still struggling and in desperate need of quality medical, dental and vision care. Thanks to our amazing volunteers, invaluable community partners and generous donors, we will continue to hear the phrase “Volunteers in Medicine saved my life” for years to come!
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Congratulates tonightâ€™s honoree Donald D. Snyder and the wonderful Dr. Florence Jameson, staff, and all the Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada, who really care about our community.
Our heartfelt thanks for your efforts.
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VMSN 7th Annual Ball Entertainment Sue Manteris – Mistress of Ceremonies Sue Manteris has nearly 30 years of experience as an award-winning journalist. Sue is well-known and respected throughout Southern Nevada for anchoring the numberone morning and evening newscasts for Las Vegas’ NBC affiliate for more than 20 years. During that time, she received dozens of awards and recognitions for her work in journalism, as well as her tireless efforts in the non-profit sector. Sue’s community efforts continue as she serves on the board of directors for the Las Vegas India Chamber of Commerce, The Giving Store, The Nagina Women’s Institute for Health and Education and in 2006, she was inducted into the Nevada Broadcaster’s Hall of Fame. She also serves on the Board of the Boulder City Hospital Foundation and works closely with Safe House. She is a past board member of D.A.R.E. and March of Dimes. Kevin Rutter - Auctioneer Kevin Rutter, a professional benefit auctioneer, speaker and writer is an all-around entertainer. Kevin is a past winner of the “World Auctioneer Championship Rising Star Award,” given to the best up and coming auctioneer in the nation. He is a graduate of the Worldwide College of Auctioneering, graduate of the Professional Ringmen’s Institute, and graduate of the Leroy Van Dyke Auctioneer Course. He has also been a finalist in the state auctioneer competition and at the World Automobile Auctioneer Championship. Kevin enjoys being active in the auction industry and is a member of the National Auctioneer Association (NAA) and a member of the Colorado Auctioneer Association (CAA). Kevin has conducted all types of auctions in diverse locations, including the highest city in North America! Nevada School of the Arts Jazz Trio String Jazz Trio was formed by three friends who are seniors at various schools and who share the love of playing jazz music together. The Rat Pack Music Project and the repertoire that has been added to trio’s library of tunes has been a wonderful and adventurous challenge. The String Jazz Trio is honored to be part of this wonderful celebration. Eric Vattima, Guitar, Senior at the Las Vegas Academy; Peter Goomroyan, Violin, Las Vegas Academy and Nevada School of the Arts; and Eden Dowlan, Bass, Coronado High School. Rat Pack Is Back With a stellar cast of some of the finest performers in the business, The Rat Pack is Back has been hailed as the next best thing to seeing the original Rat Pack themselves. The Dick Feeney Tribute to Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., and Dean Martin is headlining at the Tuscany Suites & Casino in the COPA Showroom Theatre and in theatres around the country. Come and re-live the magic of the Rat Pack!
Bob Anderson as Frank Sinatra Bob Anderson started a genre in show business that became one of the most popular forms of entertainment on stage today. Merv Griffin, the well-known talk show host discovered Bob’s unique talent one evening at his Hollywood Hills home and decided to introduce him to the world on the next taping of his TV show from Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Griffin introduced Bob as “The Singing Impressionist.” His accolades are numerous, but a couple in particular are very profound. Tom Jones says, “The reason Bob Anderson is the best at what he does, is because he actually sings as well as the person he is doing.” Tony Bennett says, “He does me really well…doesn’t he? PEOPLE Magazine said, “Bob Anderson is America’s greatest singing impressionist.” When Las Vegas celebrated its 50th anniversary, the Las Vegas Review Journal, Nevada’s largest daily newspaper, asked its readers to name their all-time favorite Vegas acts of the last 50 years. Bob came in at number “12” between Barbra Streisand and Ray Charles. Clint Holmes Clint Holmes is a rare performer who can legitimately be called one of the greatest contemporary entertainers of our time. Whether headlining New York’s elegant Café Carlyle, Las Vegas’ greatest showrooms or performing with some of America’s most prestigious orchestras, Clint redefines the standard for vocalists. Every performance is an unforgettable experience as he performs selections from the Great American Songbook, standards from Sinatra’s legendary repertoire, contemporary classics or stirring original music. Holmes’ career soared after the release of his hit song “Playground in My Mind” in 1973, reaching #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Currently, Clint can be found in the recording studio working on a diverse range of projects including his upcoming album, produced by Grammy-winning producer Gregg Field. In 2012 he premiered “This Thing Called Love – The Music of Cole Porter and Paul Simon”, co-written with his award-winning musical director and arranger Jeffrey Neiman, at Café Carlyle to rave reviews and the prestigious Bistro Award for outstanding new cabaret show in New York. It was followed by the critically acclaimed “Stop This Train”. He is currently the Artist-In-Residence at Cabaret Jazz at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas. Pete Barbutti Pete Barbutti (born May 4, 1934) is an American comedian and musician (playing piano, "cordeen", and trumpet). He made at least twelve appearances on “The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson,” from 1971 through 1992. He is a native of the Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton area in Pennsylvania. Among his better-known routines are "Cordeen School," about an accordion teacher who sells a lot of accordions, but whose students never seem to learn much; "The Mustang Ranch," about legalized prostitution in Nevada; “and a number of piano-based gags” such as "tuning the piano stool," and using the business-end of a plumber's helper, stuck to the side of the piano, as a cigar holder. Among his better known jokes is the story of the pig with the wooden leg. Among his better known television works was "Celebrity Microwaves" as the host and "The New Liars Club" and "The Next Line" as a regular panelist. NIGHTSHIFT NIGHTSHIFT is one of the top variety bands in Las Vegas. They perform over 100 corporate dates per year in Las Vegas. Most recently, they have performed for Wendy’s, Microsoft, Cisco, American Express, Oreck, Toyota, Morgan Stanley, Century 21 and McDonalds. NIGHTSHIFT has a 500 song repertoire ranging from great classic rock from the 60s and 70s, Motown, Retro Vegas, Rat Pack, Sinatra, Jump Swing and big band. NIGHTSHIFT has been together as a unit for the past 15 years. NIGHTSHIFT looks forward to performing at your next special event!
Dr. Florence Jameson, the Board of Directors and Staff of Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada Honors the Wonderful
Donald D. Snyder
Presidential Advisor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Thank you for all that you do for our community!
Paradise Park Clinic Ruffin Family Clinic 1240 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. 4770 Harrison Dr. Ste 200 Las Vegas, NV 89121 Las Vegas, NV 89106 Phone: (702) 967-0530 Fax: (702) 967-0538 Web: vmsn.org Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.
7th Annual Volunteers in Medicine Ball Honoree
Donald D. Snyder
Presidential Advisor University of Nevada, Las Vegas Donald Snyder has deep ties to the university and Southern Nevada. An executive with senior leadership experience in both the commercial banking and gaming industries, Snyder is immediate past president of UNLV and currently serves as presidential advisor for strategic initiatives. Snyder has been involved with UNLV for more than 25 years as a volunteer or administrator. Prior to his term as acting UNLV president, he served as dean of the UNLV Harrah Hotel College and as the university’s executive dean for strategic development. Snyder remains involved in major initiatives for the Hotel College and the university, including campus growth strategies, development of a UNLV School of Medicine, and planning for the final 2016 presidential debate on UNLV’s campus. For 22 years, Snyder was with First Interstate Bank (now Wells Fargo), rising through the management ranks to become chairman and CEO from 1987 to 1991. He went on to cofound Bank of Nevada and has been an active member of the Board of Directors throughout its growth into Western Alliance Bancorporation. In 1992, Snyder led the effort to construct what would become the Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas. After the Fremont Street Experience successfully opened in 1996, he joined Boyd Gaming, where he served as president from 1997 to 2005. A prolific fundraiser, Snyder played an integral role as chairman of The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. He is also a former member and chair of the UNLV Foundation and cochair of the university’s successful $537 million Invent the Future capital campaign, which concluded in 2009. Snyder has served on the boards of more than 15 public and private companies, numerous local non-profits, and several legislative commissions, including chairing the Governor’s Commission on Medical Education, Research & Training in 2006. Snyder is a cum laude graduate of the University of Wyoming (1969), with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Snyder and his wife, Dee, have been married for more than 44 years; have three grown children and three grandchildren.
Volunteers in Medicine Ruffin Family Clinic Grand Opening Ceremony - October 14, 2015
Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting
Dr. Jameson welcomes guests
Eric Hilton (seated) Bebe Hilton, Julie Murray, Jamie Smith & Gard Jameson
Richard Goeglein, Dr. Jameson, Phil Ruffin, Mayor Goodman, Oleksandra Ruffin and Gard Jameson
Councilman Barlow and the Jamesons Unveiling of painting by Araki Yasuo and Julia Jameson
Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada
Dear Phil & Oleksandra, On behalf of every patient who walks across the threshold of The Ruffin Family Clinic, we thank you! God Bless You, Florence and Gard
Thank you, Svetlana and Maria, Teshale and children, and Albert â€œWhen a needy person stands at your door, God Himself stands at their sideâ€? - Proverbs
Named Giving Opportunities for New Flagship Ruffin Family Clinic Inside the new Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada Ruffin Family Clinic in the Downtown area, the following named giving opportunities are still available. Commemorate a loved one, your family name or your company while serving a worthwhile cause.
Named Giving Opportunities for New Flagship Ruffin Family Clinic Inside the new Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada Ruffin Family Clinic in the Downtown area, the following named giving opportunities are still available. Commemorate a loved one, your family name or your company while serving a worthwhile cause. Named Giving Opportunity Naming of Building Lobby Public Training Room Nursesâ€™ Station Childrenâ€™s Play Area Dental Clinic Reception Desk Medical Dispensary Optometry Clinic Radiology Center Laboratory Community/Board Room Eligibility Dental Office Family Exam Rooms Business Office Volunteer Director Office The Stillpoint Suite Meditation Suite Philanthropy Office Medical Director Office Executive Director Office Nurse Director Office Social Services Director Exam Rooms Prescription Assistance Program (P.A.P.) Counseling Suites Procedure Rooms Kitchen/Lounge
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CARDIOLITE STRESS TEST
P.E.T. SCANNING * CT FUSION
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Congratulations to Honoree
Donald Snyder Presidential Advisor University of Nevada Las Vegas & Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada for continuing to give the gift of health to those without access to affordable health care in Southern Nevada. The Tony and Renee Marlon Charitable Foundation
IS A PROUD ADVOCATE OF VOLUNTEERS IN MEDICINE
Congratulations to Don & Dee Snyder! Lao Tzu Te-Tao Ching
Translated by Robert G. Hendricks Ballantine Books, 1989
Chapter 63 Act without acting; Serve without concern for affairs; Find flavor in what has no flavor. Regard the small as large and the few as many, And repay resentment with kindness. Plan for the difficult while it is easy; Act on the large while it is minute. The most difficult things in the world begin as things that are easy; The largest things in the world arise from the minute. Therefore the Sage, to the end does not strive to do the great, And as a result, he is able to accomplish the great; Those who too lightly agree will necessarily be trusted by few; And those who regard many things as easy will necessarily end up with many difficulties. Therefore, even the Sage regards things as difficult, And as a result, in the end he has no difficulty.
Blessings always! The Board of Directors, Staff & Volunteers at HepBFreeLasVegas
Advancing Therapeutics, Improving Lives.
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7th Annual Volunteers in Medicine Ball 6720 Via Austi Pkwy. Ste. 300 Las Vegas, NV 89119 702.650.0700
Giving is the best medicine. Congratulations to tonightâ€™s honoree Donald D. Snyder and thank you to Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada for all you do for the health of our community.
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The Only Thing as Great as Your Dedication, Is the Need You Fulfill in Our Community. Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada thanks everyone who has made the accomplishments of Volunteers in Medicine possible. Your invaluable service brings high quality care to those individuals and families who would not have access otherwise. Comprehensive congratulates Volunteers in Medicine on the opening of their latest clinic. And we applaud Donald D. Snyder who for many years has championed the delivery of superior health care here in Southern Nevada. cccnevada.com â€˘ 702.952.3350
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Le Blanc: Cancun
Celebrity Chef Alex Stratta
Mont Blanc Henry E. Steinway Writing Instrument
The Home of Jazz
Pinball Machine: The Big Top
Welcome to VMSN’s 7th Annual Ball. We have electronic bidding on all silent and live auction items! All bidding will be done through your own smartphone. Go online now: http://vmsn15.auction-bid.org View the items and packages; register your phone, and START BIDDING! After you register you will get a welcome text message and then there are three ways to bid: By Text - Text the 3-digit item number and amount to the welcome message you receive, (e.g., 101 500) no dollar signs or decimals are needed. By Smartphone - Click the link in your registration text. It will take you to a personal bidding page. Click on an item and place a bid, it’s that simple. By “Personal Shopper” - Find a GIveSmart Pro in a RED shirt and they will be happy to place your bids for you.
Thank you to our 7th Annual Gala Auction Donors
A&W Photography Academy of Yoga Anson, Edwards & Higgins Plastic Surgery Associates Arthur Murray Alex Stratta Aurora Wong Balloons with a Twist Barry Ferich Base Entertainment Big Dogs Brewing Co. Big Horn Hummer Tours Bikram Yoga Green Valley BKS Iyengar Yoga Center of Las Vegas Blue Man Group The Bootlegger Bistro & The Copa Room Boyd Gaming Corporation California Pizza Kitchen Canyon Gate Country Club Characters Unlimited The Cheesecake Factory Chloe Gosselin Costco Wholesale David Copperfield David Louis Photography Desert Adventures Desert Dermatology Disneyland Dooney & Bourke Elephant Bar Elite Island Resorts Exotics Racing Fabulous Freddy’s Car Wash Firefly Tapas Kitchen & Bar Flightlinez Bootleg Canyon Four Queens Hotel & Casino Frank The Man. The Music. G Four Productions Gourmet Gift Baskets Grand Lux Café HN Entertainment Hornblower Cruises & Events Mr. & Mrs. Jameson Jenna & Michael Morton Jet Blue Airways Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab John Fish Jewelers Judy Robinson JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort and Spa Knotty and Ice The Knuttel Gallery Lake Mead Cruises Las Vegas 51’s Las Vegas Country Club Las Vegas Metro Police Dept. Las Vegas Motor Speedway Las Vegas Philharmonic
LV Region Giving Lied Children’s Discovery Museum The Mckenna Team at KW Realty Miracle Mile Shops Mesquite Gaming Mob Museum Monster Framing Montblanc The Morton Group Neiman Marcus Nicky’s Floral Nothing Bundt Cakes Ottorbox Party Tours Las Vegas Penn and Teller Pet’ographique PF Chang’s 101 S. Green Valley Pkwy PF Chang’s 4165 S. Paradise Rd PF Chang’s Planet Hollywood PF Chang’s Rampart Pure Barre Ravenous Designs Real Results Red Rock Fertility Reno Air Racing Association Ricardo’s Royal Productions Saks Fifth Avenue Sammy’s Sedona Restaurant Sierra Gold Silverton Casino Sky Zone Soggy Dog South Point Spiegelworld Springs Preserve Stations Casino Stitched Sunwillow Art Super Summer Theater Tacos and Beer Taylor Made Golf Experience Terry Fator Thomas Barbey Thomas Sunstrum Toni Downen Total Wine & More Unique Counter Tops UNLV V Theater Vittorio Wet n’ Wild Zulu Nyala Group
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Thank You to Our Volunteers Practitioners Charles Bernick, M.D. Marvin Bernstein, M.D. Laura Bruse, M.D. David Cercone, D.O. LaTricia Coffey, M.D. Vani Dandolu, M.D. Warren Evins, M.D. Victoria Farley, M.D. Mitchell Forman, D.O. Robert Futoran, M.D. Lawrence Gardner, M.D. Alan Greenberg, M.D. Pedro Hani, M.D. John Havill, M.D. David Horwitz, M.D. Thomas Hunt, M.D. William Jacks, M.D. Florence Jameson, M.D. Donald Johns, M.D. David Kartzinel, M.D. Nana Kufuor, M.D. Marcy Kulic, M.D. Robert Lieberman, M.D. Reid Litchfield, M.D. Ailene Ma-Arimoto, M.D. Catherine Makin, M.D. Neal Marek, D.P.M John Martin, M.D. Donna Miller, M.D. Frank Nemec, M.D. Edmund Pack, M.D. S. William Pierce, M.D. Ben Reiter, M.D. Aaron Rogers, D.O. Lisa Rosenberg, M.D. Thomas Schwenk, M.D. Joram Seggev, M.D.
Robert Shiroff, M.D. Gregory Sholeff, M.D. Raj Singh, M.D. Guita Tabassi, M.D. Doug Thomas, M.D. John Thompson, M.D. Kenneth Warren Volker,M.D. Trina Wiggins, M.D. Christianne Yung, M.D. APRN & PA Volunteers Dinesh Bharwani, PA Judy Chen, APRN Mary Manoharan, APRN Janet Maran, APRN Brandee Newsom, APRN Pamela Detrick, APRN Marlina Robinson, PA Susie Smith, PA Nursing Gina Agnir Tanya Aikens Jennabelle Andrews-Alexander Peggy Anger Philis Beilfuss Lori Bledsoe Margaret Calavan Pamela Call Christine Cooney Bonnie Crane Mary Dillon Jodi Dollinger Toni Downen Greela Joy Duque Sean Fletcher Mary Ellen Foley Christina Galon
Joni Goodfellow Kathleen Harris Suzanne Hauglin Laura Havins Karen Holien Lynn Kantor Joash Kemei April Kermani Joan Klein Sandy Kline Margarita Krichevsky Jaika Mae Lagado Susan Lee Kari Lewis Rosemarie Lizardo Cynthia Loya Shahrnaz Mashkoor Hannah McCurdy Genalyn Miranda Michele Mueler Phap Nguyen Maureen Owens Josefina Pastor Maria Poggio Keyotta Porche Brenda Pratt Patricia Prevosto Coleen Rauh Jenny Reategui Sonia Riley Emily R-Love Charlene Saeva Tarra Scarff Sylvia Schwartz Mary Spriggs Holly Trolley Toscano Tracy Wale Gail White
Yanet Worku Chloe Yap Lorrin Young-Corral Dispensary Volunteers Sabrina Antonio Rihadh Atrah Felseta Belayneh Moises Bravo Valerie Buckley Kathleen Caballes Zhimin Chen Larissa Chin Lisa Chong Evelyn Chu, RPH Edmond Chun Janine Corrales Nicola Daggi Denise Dai Aaron Daza Ali Do Jamie Donaldson, RPH Kenneth Fung Josh Gabris Kayla Guevara Michelle Hon Tina Hong Shawn Jensen Allen Johnson Elizabeth Kong Stacey Lee Sueng Ha (Sue) Lee Betsy Lewis Kathy Maldia Luis Martinez Han Nguyen Susan Nguyen, Pharm.D. Lily-Ann Nyangau Manuel Perez Joel Raiman Caryn Sakaguchi Linda Shen Maribel Simon
Jonear Sims Koalani Smith Ellie Sung An Ton Amanda Tran Ashley Tran Taylor Voss Samson Yimamu, RPH Eligibility Volunteers Maria Andino Susan Clinton June Coleman Judy Robinson Barbara Stark Alice Wilson Kareema Wilson Front Desk Volunteers Kevin Aleman Stasia Bedran Kelsey Birge Unique Bowden Arlinda Brooks Brandy Bryant Ezzie Cantu Brittany Carter Miguel Castillo Diamante Centeno Sharon Chen Elaine Coomer Jose Cucuas Titana Deandrade Angela Dela Cruz Susan Early Jennifer Edenburn Aisha Finlay-Bowen Briana Finley Lisa Freeze Devani Gibson Susie Gong Esmeralda Gonzalez Anna Gozum
Jongdee Hargrave Sandra John Frantia Jones-Wade Kenny Juarez-Montes Jonathan Kim Justine Laceda Arnold Leichter Ivy Leung Melissa Lin Clara Liu Ana Lopez Elijah Lopez Helga Lott Iris Martinez Matthias Mauer Tatiana Mikhael David Miller Fabiola Mota Victoria Pang Soo Bin Park Amanda Perez Padmani Rai Harman Randhawa Selena Reynoso Carly Riehl Heather Robles Celia Roldan Hernandez Charles Ronkon Dalia Ruvio-Contreras Kareem Sanchez Sydney Schmidt Than Sein Leizell Seligbon Brenda Shen Sigourney Silva Francis Simon Ethel Smith Tia Solis Sigrid Sommer Noptanat Subchoosang Rodezza Tabano Leila Tajalli Pham Thien
Shirley Thompson Sein Tun Dulce Uriarte-Sanchez Delesse Vaughn Martha Villa Rebecca Villanueva Bonnie Williams Parchara Ziegler Kimberly Miranda Nellis Family Medicine Residency Program Clinton Borchardt, M.D. Connor McKeown, M.D. Mark Rowe, D.O. Cameron Shawver, D.O. Garrett Huck, M.D. Stephen Cagle, M.D. Carl Bryce, M.D. Ryan West, D.O. UNSOM Internal & Family Medicine Residency Programs David Kuykendall, M.D. Jon Brown, M.D. Harsh Patel, D.O. Jillian Scott, M.D. Jack Yang, M.D. Paul Hepworth, M.D. Deepa Dandge, M.D. Scott Isbell, M.D. Katrina Mercado, M.D. Kevin Mailand, M.D. John Cox, D.O. Moiz Dawood, M.D. Scribes Azucena Benito Sarah Bessen Marin Brittin Elvin Diaz
Jenny Do Jeremiah Francisco Jonathan Gevorkian Natalie Gevorkian Kara Hankins Shannon Hopkins Audrey Huntsinger Dean Klinhom Jennifer Lopez Namritha Manoharan Bryn McNerny Gursharan Narwal Bandana Paija Julienne Paraiso Melissa Perez Mario Pucci Abigail Shiroff Kathie Velez Michelle Yang Ling Zhang Unit Secretaries Mai Aoki Valerie Armstrong Tariku Assen Henrik Babajanyan Colin Baldwin Yesenia Cuevas Cassie Dasmarinas Aubrey Del Rosario Aisha Finlay-Bowen Elizabeth Gong Analleli Gonzalez Taylor Griffin Jonathan Habashy David Hernandez Samantha Itchon Justin Joseph Benjamin Kaplan Ian Weng Lam Richard Leonard
David Lopez-Wade Andres Madrid Alyse Nelsen Nemanja Novakovic Jenny Petkova Ross Ploutz Genesis Resendiz Ama Tran Ericsson Trieu Patricia Tuason Jimver Villadoz Warren Woo Kay Wu Jennifer Zhu Medical Assistants Janet Balison May Cabrera Briana Carmona Andrea Demonteverde Ylonda Dickerson Jennifer Edenburn Carlos Jimenez Amanda Perez Vanessa Piedra Amiee Youkana Specialty Aimee Barnes, RRT Donna Waltman, RDCS Richard Davis, CTTS Thomas Plesec, PhD Development Emily Chau Shokouh Imani Antonia Lliteras-Espinosa Grace Mills Cassaundra Snow
Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada And Honoree
Don Snyder Thank you for all you do for our community! Michael P. Colletti, M.D. Arthritis/Connective Tissue Diseases Board Certified Rheumatology and Internal Medicine
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THE VALLEY HEALTH SYSTEM
The Valley Health System is pleased to support the Seventh Annual Volunteers in Medicine Ball and to congratulate this year’s honoree, Donald D. Snyder, Presidential Advisor at the University of Nevada Las Vegas.
Physicians are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of The Valley Health System. The system shall not be liable for actions or treatments provided by physicians.
Cleveland Clinic Nevada congratulates tonight’s honoree Donald D. Snyder, Presidential Advisor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas Named one of the nation’s top 10 neurology programs by U.S. News & World Report, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health provides a complete continuum of world-class neurology and imaging care for individuals with Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s and Parkinson’s disease, frontotemporal dementia, multiple sclerosis and multiple system atrophy.
Having conducted more than 40 trials in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and MS, we just may have one that’s right for someone you know. Both clinical trials and our no-cost social services are available to families regardless of where they receive their neurological care.
For an appointment or information on free family services: 702.483.6000 A complete list of trials is online at clevelandclinic.org/brainhealthtrials
Donald D. Snyder
Presidential Advisor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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The spirit of caring
The University of Nevada School of Medicine congratulates Donald W. Snyder, honored for exemplifying a boundless spirit of community commitment for Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada and countless other caring organizations. We are proud to be a partner with Volunteers in Medicine in working for improved health care and quality of life in Nevada.
Donald D. Snyder Presidential Advisor, University of Nevada Las Vegas
Thank you for all that you do for the Las Vegas community.
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VMSN's 7th Annual Ball honored Donald D. Snyder, Presidential Advisor, University of Nevada. The event also celebrated the Grand Opening of...
Published on Nov 7, 2015
VMSN's 7th Annual Ball honored Donald D. Snyder, Presidential Advisor, University of Nevada. The event also celebrated the Grand Opening of...