Jeff Dunham, Newest Las Vegas Strip Headliner, Announces $100,000 Donation to Support Las Vegas Fallen Heroes
June 22, 2014 by VegasNews.com
On the heels of announcing his Las Vegas residency at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, comedian Jeff Dunham and his show partners have announced a donation of $100,000 towards the Injured Police Officers Fund and the Joseph R. Wilcox Memorial Fund.
Pictured: John Nelson, Vice President of AEG Live Las Vegas; Robin Tate, President of Tate Entertainment Group, Inc.; Comedian Jeff Dunham; David Hoemeneyer, Regional President of Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino; and Erin Chamberlin, Vice President and Assistant General Manager of Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Photo Credit: Cashman Photo
Dunham will personally donate $50,000 and collectively show partners Caesars Entertainment, AEG Live, Tate Entertainment Group, Inc., and Base Entertainment will donate an additional $50,000.
Dunham was saddened to hear of the tragedy that occurred on June 8 to Fallen Officers Igor Soldo and Alyn Beck and innocent bystander Joseph Wilcox and wanted to contribute to the fundraising efforts of the families and to support the community he will soon be calling home.
“JEFF DUNHAM: Not Playing with a Full Deck” opens Friday, Nov. 28 at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. For information, visit jeffdunham.com
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