Comedian and Fours Queens headliner Mike Hammer will host the 3rd Annual Mike Hammer Celebrity Go-Kart Race, a charity event benefitting the Wounded Warrior Project and three related charities in Las Vegas, on Oct. 22 with a Red Carpet from 12 noon and Celebrity Go-Kart Racing from 1-3pm at Gene Woods Racing Experience in Las Vegas.
Mike Hammer will be joined by his celebrity friends, including Master Magician Lance Burton, columnist Robin Leach, tattoo artist and musician Dirk Vermin, impressionist Gordie Brown, The Godfather of Magic Johnny Thompson, dancer Jennifer Romas and the Cast of Sexxy, magician Mac King, FANTASY star Mariah Nieslanik Rivera, Fitness enthusiast and fashion model Dixie Miranda, singer Lisa Marie Smith, cast members of Chippendales, Spirit of the King star Steve Connolly, UFC fighter Stephan Bonner, vocal group Tenors of Rock, hypnotist Marc Savard and many more as they walk the Red Carpet, pose for photos and race Go-Karts against fans (see the graphic below for a full list).
Providing the soundtrack for the event will be electric violinist, DJ and model Lydia Ansel. Lydia is the resident DJ at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas.
“I am excited to be putting on our 3rd Celebrity Charity Event,” said Mike Hammer. “I have always supported our veterans and this year we have managed to put on an event with several veteran’s charities. Each of them provides different solutions for many of the issues that veterans suffer. They were carefully chosen and we hope to make this event the best yet.”
The Mike Hammer Celebrity Go-Kart Race
also supports the Las Vegas Shooting Victim’s Fund
Beginning at 11:00am, representatives of the Wounded Warrior Project, R.W.B. Dog Tags, Forgotten Not Gone and The Nathan Tyler Davis Foundation will be on hand to answer your questions.
Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) serves veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound, co-incident to their military service on or after September 11, 2001 and their families. On that date, America watched in horror as approximately 3,000 people died including hundreds of firefighters and rescue workers.
Many warriors note a sense of duty to volunteer for the military following these tragic events. With the mission to honor and empower Wounded Warriors, WWP is the hand extended to encourage warriors as they adjust to their new normal and achieve new triumphs. Offering a variety of programs and services, WWP is equipped to serve warriors with every type of injury – from the physical to the invisible wounds of war. https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/
Wounded Warrior Project also supports three local groups in Las Vegas. These groups will be fully involved and supported by this event:
R.W.B. Dog Tags – “Saving Two Lives At A Time” is not just our mission; it’s our passion. Our efforts are focused on both Combat Veterans and the Service Dogs they are partnered with. We accomplish this through training, mentorship, comradery, and socialization.
We strive to have a positive impact on our U.S. Combat Veterans as well as save the lives of homeless animals.By bringing them together we help them forge their bond and give them hope. In pairing rescued dogs with Veterans we create teams that understand each other. They’ve both been through some tough times but keep going – happier together than alone.
All dogs provided by R.W.B. Dog T.A.G.S. are rescued, rehabilitated, and trained. https://www.rwbdogtags.org/
The mission of Forgotten Not Gone is to get suffering veterans physically active and interacting with society.
Forgotten Not Gone is a 501(c)(3) for purpose organization dedicated to helping save veterans and their families from the destruction of suicide.
Through emotional, physical, and spiritual actives sponsored by the organization veterans are encouraged to re-engage with society and are brought out of the isolation that many experience once they return home. http://www.forgottennotgone.org/
June 9, 2012 started as a normal day, and ended in the loss of a great young man full of life and joy, who just wanted to help people.
The Nathan Tyler Davis Foundation is going to help that great kid fulfill his dream! Once a year a memorial motorcycle run goes from Las Vegas to Tyler’s grave site in Southern California.
The 4th Annual Nathan Tyler Davis Memorial Motorcycle Ride will be June 18, 2018. 100% of all money raised goes to The Nathan Tyler Davis Scholarship, which was started in 2013 by Tyler’s Family.
The Mike Hammer Celebrity Go-Kart Race
- October 22, 2017
- Veterans’ groups to be available at 11:00am
- Celebrity Red Carpet arrivals start at 12 noon
- Celebrity racing takes place from 1-3pm
Gene Woods Racing Experience
121 E. Sunset Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
- Free. A $25 donation will get you one qualifying race with a chance to race in the celebrity final.
- Food and drinks will be provided by Gene Woods Racing Experience and sponsors.
- All proceeds will benefit Wounded Warrior Project and three related charities in Las Vegas.
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