Saturday, February 26 is the date that Keep Memory Alive will host its 15th annual Power of Love Gala at Bellagio in Las Vegas. Along with a whirlwind evening of live entertainment and culinary bliss, Power of Love guests will enjoy an unparalleled auction bidding experience with impressive, over-the-top items to benefit Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.
Take a look at some of the auctions! If you’re in the Las Vegas area, it will be worth a visit.
Michael Mondavi Family Bella Italia Wine Tour
The highest bidder will see Italy from the eyes of the epicurean elite with an eight-night wine tour of Italy for four people created by Michael Mondavi. You will receive the VIP treatment at Italy’s best wineries while visiting the country’s stunning wine regions. The unforgettable experience includes unmatched accommodation and whimsical culinary indulgences.
Australia Over The Top
Four friends will go “down under” in a BIG way with a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Australia. Guests will spend two nights in the beautiful cosmopolitan city of Sydney, and enjoy a spectacular luxury dinner cruise hosted by the legendary wines of Wolf Bass. Continuing the wine experience, guests will fly to Adelaide for 2 nights for an exclusive wine tasting with Penfolds Chief Winemaker Pater Gago, a private tour of famed Penfolds Magill Estate Winery and culinary escapade at Magill Estate Restaurant. Then, guests will see the Great Barrier Reef for four days aboard the MY Texas, a luxurious 145-foot yacht, and enjoy lavish food, wine and scenery.
Extravagance South Lake Tahoe Style
A fabulous and timeless weekend getaway to Lake Tahoe is in store for the highest bidder of this auction. The winner will be able to take along four guests to the home of the Ruvos’ beloved Shakespeare Ranch in the breath-taking Glenbrook Village. Visitors will spend a special weekend enjoying festivities including bull riding, barrel racing, carnival games, high-end barbecues and beach parties on the majestic shores of Lake Tahoe. Guests will also be spoiled with an intimate dinner provided by Superstar Chef Emeril Lagasse and will be surprised with a celebrity entertainer.
Generating the bulk of KMA’s annual revenue, the gala auction is imperative to the success of KMA’s and the Center for Brain Health’s mission to enhance treatments and research of neurocognitive disorders.