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FOR PLANNING PURPOSES: OCTOBER 18, 2017

MEDIA CONTACTS: Maria-Teresa Liebermann, mariateresa@battlebornprogress.org, 702-235-7104

Annette Magnus, annette@battlebornprogress.org, 702-285-0898

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19 at 5:30 p.m. (see schedule below)

*Press must RSVP to attend*

Battle Born Progress to Honor Congresswoman Dina Titus at Annual Celebrate Progress Event

Titus is among other honorees including grassroots activists and community leaders

LAS VEGAS, NV – This Thursday, October 19, Battle Born Progress will be hosting its fourth annual awards dinner, Celebrate Progress. The event will feature an awards program where Congresswoman Dina Titus will be honored with the organization’s Progressive Leader Award. Other community leaders and organizations will be honored, the full list of honorees is below. There will also be a full dinner buffet and opportunity drawing with prizes that include a Deluxe Grand Canyon tour package sponsored by Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines, Pilobolus Dance Theatre ticket package from The Smith Center, art and more.

Battle Born Progress is a communications organization working to promote progressive issues in Nevada. It is a member of the ProgressNow national network. Celebrate Progress is our annual fundraiser aimed at raising funds to benefit Battle Born Progress.

FULL LIST OF HONOREES:

Progressive Leader Award

Congresswoman Dina Titus

Progressive Legacy Award

Linda Turner

Rising Progressive Leader Award

Christian Bato

Progressive Voice of Reason

Heidi Kyser

Progressive Business Award

Keen

Progressive Volunteer Award

Carlos Hernandez

Progressive Partner of the Year

Chispa Nevada

WHAT: Awards Event/Fundraiser

WHEN: Thursday, October 19, 2017

5:30 p.m. – Cocktail Reception

6:00 p.m. – Dinner

6:30 p.m. – Program

WHERE: Wedgewood Las Vegas at Stallion Mountain Golf Course

5500 E. Flamingo Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89122

Notes: Spanish speakers will be available.

Press must RSVP to attend. Send RSVPs to: Maria-Teresa Liebermann, mariateresa@battlebornprogress.org

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About Battle Born Progress: BBP, through strategic communication efforts, empowers, engages and mobilizes Nevada voters to build a state where everyone has a fair opportunity to succeed.