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Tours, tasty treats and fun at Aria

Have you ever wondered how the professionals create such amazing desserts?  Not only are they a work of art, they are delicious!  NHLA is pleased to host an event at Aria on Feb. 7 which includes a back-of-the-house tour of the famous patisserie as well as lessons in creating treats.  Each participant will have the opportunity to make their own Valentine Hearts.

The event is a fundraiser for the Nevada Hotel and Lodging Foundation scholarship program.  The program supports scholarships for UNLV, UNR, CSN, TMCC.

Nevada Hotel and Lodging Foundation board

Simon Pettigrew

The foundation began last year and is chaired by Simon Pettigrew, Sr. VP of Resort Operations at The Cosmopolitan.  Other board members include Diane Gandy, NHLA President, Donald Bowman, Greg Chase, Jaime Miranda, Chris Breed, Josef Wagner, Toni Repetti, John Carpenter and Debbie Ngai.

Under the board’s leadership, we have committee members for fundraising, events, communication and education.  We have openings on any of these committees, contact us for more information.  The committees meet quarterly.

tasty treats volunteers

Events to support fundraising for the foundation will take place throughout the year.  Volunteers, venues and ideas are always appreciated.  Send us your thoughts in this area.  Let’s all work towards ensuring NHLA members and families have an opportunity to apply for scholarships through the Nevada Hotel and Lodging Foundation.

Tasty treats to kick off the weekend

tasty treats

Sign up to participate in the Aria tasty treats event.  Special discount pricing is available.  Make the sweet hearts at the event, then try them at home.  It could very well be a highlight of a special Valentine’s Day celebration.

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Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association extends sincere appreciation for their support to our educational entity members and partners:
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NEW: Nevada Hotel and Lodging Foundation

NHLA has formed a separate entity: The Nevada Hotel and Lodging Foundation. The foundation is aligned with the goals and vision of the Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association. The mission is to grant scholarships for education, certifications and training programs to eligible persons seeking to enter or advance within the hospitality industry in Nevada. Learn more.