FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | January 12, 2018

Press Release


January 12, 2018

Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation Celebrates 9th Annual Ladybug Ball

Event honors MGM Resorts Foundation for its impact on children with visual impairments

LAS VEGAS – On April 7, 2018, 6 p.m., Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation (NBCF) will host its 9th Annual Ladybug Ball at the Bellagio Resort & Casino, honoring MGM Resorts Foundation for its long-time support of NBCF and its positive impact in the lives of children with visual impairments in the Las Vegas community.

Guests of the Ladybug Ball will be treated to a night of decadence that includes a hosted cocktail reception, a multi-course gourmet meal with wine pairings, live and silent auctions, entertainment, dancing, and a rockin’ VIP after party.

“As a leader in community engagement, MGM Resorts Foundation has long supported NBCF’s mission to serve children with visual impairments,” said NBCF Executive Director Emily Smith. “By providing grants to fund educational programs, arranging volunteer service opportunities, and sponsoring special events like the Ladybug Ball, MGM Resorts Foundation has proven its commitment to making the Las Vegas community strong.”

Proceeds from the Ladybug Ball remain local, providing education, recreation, programs and services for blind and visually impaired youth in Southern Nevada.  Individual tickets are available for $300 or $3,000 for a table of 10.  Sponsorships and advertising opportunities are also available.  To purchase tickets or get more information about the event, visit 

About Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation

Founded in 2006, by Kevin and Toni Spilsbury, Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation (NBCF) is the only non-profit organization in southern Nevada, solely dedicated to improving the lives of children from birth -22, who are blind and visually impaired. NBCF provides comprehensive services for children and their families including: advocacy, family support, health services, education and adaptive recreation programs, and employment and life skills training.

Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation’s programs and services are provided through the generous support of individual and corporate donors.  For more information about Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation visit


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