The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace held a reception to kick-off its second annual Great Give fundraising campaign. Between Dec. 1-15, participating Forum retailers and restaurants will donate a portion of sales from designated items (or a flat percentage of sales) to benefit a non-profit of its choosing. All coins from the iconic fountains will be donated to the Las Vegas chapter of the American Red Cross. Other charities selected to receive funds include Candlelighters, Nevada Ballet Theatre and Make-A-Wish. Luxury Las Vegas magazine is also a partner in the charitable campaign.

“It was wonderful to see so many our retailers supporting charitable organizations and giving back last year,” said Maureen Crampton, the director of business development and marketing for The Forum Shops. “This year, by partnering with our friends at Luxury Magazine and presenting a united program under the umbrella of the Great Give, we are able to collectively promote it and encourage guests to shop at their favorite shops and support many worthy causes during this time.”

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