Headliner Peter Cetera joins Southern Nevada Doctors to Raise Funds for Nevada’s Largest Non-profit Hospice
LAS VEGAS – Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Peter Cetera will be headlining the stage along with talented members of the Southern Nevada medical community this month to raise funds for the non-profit Nathan Adelson Hospice. Cetera will perform his popular hits during the “Serenades of Life – Doctors in Concert” event on Saturday, Oct. 20.
The event will begin at 6:45 p.m. at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, with doors opening at 6:15 p.m. Ticket prices are $75 for General Admission and $125 for Gold Circle. To purchase tickets, call The Smith Center Box Office at 702.749.2000 or visit the website at www.thesmithcenter.com. More information is also available by calling Stephanie Forbes at Nathan Adelson Hospice at 702.938.3910.
“As we celebrate 40 years of caring for Southern Nevada, we are honored to once again bring the beloved Serenades of Life concert to the community,” said Carole Fisher, president and chief executive officer of Nathan Adelson Hospice. “This impressive evening showcases a wide array of talent that helps support the critical work we do to make sure no one ends the journey of life alone, afraid or in pain.”
Actor/comedian Brad Garrett will serve as Master of Ceremonies. Selma Bartlett, an icon in the local banking industry and renowned philanthropist, will receive the annual Brad Garrett Humanitarian Award at the event. In addition to Cetera, other performers will include: Alan Arnold, M.D.; Linda Woodson, M.D.; Robert Lieberman, M.D.; Yevgeniy Khavkin, M.D; Jeannie Khavkin, M.D. and Alter’d Ego band members David Miller, M.D., Ken Woloson, Esq., Phronsie Markin, Larry Tindall, Brad Torchin, Tim Mendoza, along with featured guests Ed Kingsley, M.D., and Ira Spector. Musical numbers featured will range from soul to rock‘n’roll to pop.
Proceeds from the concert will support The Bonnie Schreck Memorial Complementary Therapies program at Nathan Adelson Hospice. The program improves the quality of life for the hospice’s patients and loved ones by easing emotional and physical discomfort. Patients and their loved ones may request various therapies such as Pet Therapy, Reiki Energy Work, Massage Therapy, Art Therapy, Reflexology, and Aromatherapy.
About Nathan Adelson Hospice
Nathan Adelson Hospice, the trusted partner in hospice care and palliative medicine for 40 years, is the largest non-profit hospice in Southern Nevada, caring for an average of 400 hospice and palliative care patients daily. In 1978, Nathan Adelson Hospice began providing home care hospice service in Southern Nevada with the mission to offer patients and their loved ones with comprehensive end-of-life care and influence better care for all in the community. In 1983, Nathan Adelson Hospice opened an in-patient hospice in Las Vegas, and today the hospice is recognized as a national model for superior hospice care. The mission of the hospice is to be the Hospice of Choice, the Employer of Preference and a Training Center of Excellence for comprehensive end of life care. Its vision is simple: no one should end the journey of life alone, afraid or in pain.
The hospice also is home to The Center for Compassionate Care, a non-profit counseling agency providing individual, group and family counseling services to address grief, loss and issues related to surviving life-threatening illnesses. For more information, visit.
About Peter Cetera
Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter, Peter Cetera has had two distinct musical careers.
From 1968 thru 1986, Peter Cetera was the singer, songwriter, and bass player for the legendary rock group Chicago. In his time with the group, they recorded 18 of the most memorable albums of a generation, including such hits as “If You Leave Me Now,” “Hard to Say I’m Sorry,” “Baby What a Big Surprise,” “You’re the Inspiration,” “Stay the Night,” “Love Me Tomorrow,” “Happy Man,” “Feeling Stronger Every Day” and “Along Comes a Woman.
A solo artist since 1986, Peter Cetera has recorded 10 time-honored CD’s including his #1 hits, the Academy Award-nominated song “The Glory of Love” from the hit movie “The Karate Kid II,” “The Next Time I Fall” with Amy Grant, “Feels Like Heaven” with Chaka Kahn, “After All” with Cher from the motion picture “Chances Are,” “No Explanation” from the mega hit film, “Pretty Woman” and the unforgettable “Restless Heart.”
He is currently touring with his 7-piece electric band, “The Bad Daddy’s” and still enjoys performing his timeless hits which continue to touch the lives of so many people worldwide. He also appears in other musical formats including his much acclaimed “Symphony Show” for the larger venues and a smaller “String Quartet” version for smaller intimate affairs.