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Epicurean Charitable Foundation Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

May 24, 2011 by  

Sandy Peltyn is recognized for philanthropic initiatives throughout the Las Vegas community
Epicurean Charitable Foundation Las Vegas
(ECFLV) celebrated its tenth annual Anniversary Dinner Wednesday, May 4 inside the Juniper Ballroom at Aria Resort & Casino (Pictured above: Sandy Peltyn is recognized for philanthropic initiatives throughout the Las Vegas community).  

Bill McBeath, President and COO of Aria Resort & Casino

Bill McBeath, President and COO of Aria Resort & Casino

The Foundation honored Bill McBeath, President and COO of Aria Resort & Casino, and Sandy Peltyn, a leader in philanthropic initiatives throughout the Las Vegas community.

ECFLV gathered supporters, members and beneficiaries to celebrate the future and anniversary of the formation of the Epicurean Charitable Foundation. As students and education are the backbone of the ECFLV, scholarship recipients joined attendees at the seated six course dinner and induction ceremony that honored both members and students.

Epicurean Charitable Foundation Las Vegas celebrates tenth annual Anniversary Dinner

Epicurean Charitable Foundation Las Vegas celebrates tenth annual Anniversary Dinner

“It was a very special evening and we felt truly honored to have admirable role models like Mr. McBeath and Ms. Peltyn at this milestone anniversary dinner,” said Elizabeth Muto, Executive Director of the Epicurean Charitable Foundation.

Comprised of more than 40 of Las Vegas’ top food and beverage executives, the Epicurean Charitable Foundation not only awards students with scholarship funds to attend any four-year accredited university of their choice, it also provides mentorship throughout each student’s college career and helps to place the students in internships and jobs. 2011 marks the tenth year of the Epicurean Charitable Foundation and in its tenure the foundation has provided nearly a million dollars to local scholars and also over a million in charitable community grants to such organizations as Make-A-Wish Foundation, Lied Discovery Children’s Museum, UNLV Rebel Athletic Foundation, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and the Nevada Cancer Institute.

Founded in May 2001 by Rino Armeni, the Epicurean Charitable Foundation Las Vegas is comprised of more than 40 top food and beverage executives who are dedicated to making a difference in the hospitality industry and the community through support of the local education system, hospitality and culinary related organizations, charities and associations. The Foundation’s primary charitable endeavour is the establishment of annual scholarship awards for local students seeking careers in the hospitality industry. The Epicurean Charitable Foundation Las Vegas can be reached 702-932-5098 or by visiting www.ECFLV.org. Become a friend on Facebook: www.facebook.com/epicureanlv or follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/epicureanlv

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