‘25th Anniversary Honorarium Gala’

The LGBTQ Community Center of Southern Nevada held its “25th Anniversary Honorarium Gala” on Oct. 8 at Red Rock Resort, where U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez-Masto was honored as Person of the Year.

Other honorees included Imagine Dragons (Allies of the Year),  Jake Ralston (Visibility Award) and Station Casinos (Corporation of the Year).

The event was the largest in The Center’s history, with more than 500 guests attending.

Broadway star Mark Shunock of The Space hosted the festivities, with E Plus Productions and Sonique, the first transgender contestant on “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” performing.

Constructed in 1906, Bently Heritage Estate Distillery’s mill was once home to the Minden Flour Milling Company.
The Napa Valley Wine Train offers a variety of excursions, including a new murder-mystery dinner ride. Photo by David H. Collier
The sisters also created a pair of pink sweats with a satin bow as part of their new clothing line.
After a two-year absence, Smith & Wollensky opened on the Strip and still features drinks with generous hand-pours. Photo by KeyLimePhotography
Bank Atcharawan is known for his expertise on rieslings, whose fruitiness complement Thai dishes. Photo by K.M. Cannon
David Perrico’s Pop Strings Orchestra provided the evening’s entertainment.
Former Raiders quarterback Jim Plunkett, center, chats with attendees and shakes hands with Dave Melroy during the Raiders Foundation’s second “Celebrity Swing” at TopGolf.
American artist Aaron Taylor Kuffner created the sonic kinetic sculpture “Gamelatron Perhiasan Emas di Awn Hitam” or “Golden Jewels in a Black Cloud” for the new John Hardy store at The Forum Shops. Photo by Aaron Taylor Kuffner