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    Winter Wine & Ski Expo at Atlantis Celebrates 13th Year

    Posted Friday, October 25, 2013


    Tracie Barnthouse - Publicist


    Winter Wine & Ski Expo at Atlantis Celebrates 13th Year
    Benefit to raise funds for Can Do MS

    RENO, NV— Atlantis Casino Resort Spa is proud to host the 13th annual Winter Wine & Ski Expo. This premier winter fundraising event will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 20th from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom. Experience the area’s best wineries, microbreweries, restaurants, and ski resorts during this one-of-a-kind event.

    Winter Wine & Ski participants will not only enjoy fine wine sampling, but also beer from local microbreweries, food from the best Reno and Tahoe restaurants, and a winter fashion show hosted by Scheels. Over 150 items will be available for bid during the silent auction, including a wheelbarrow filled with wine.

    All proceeds from the Winter Wine & Ski Expo benefit Can Do Multiple Sclerosis, a nonprofit organization founded by Squaw Valley’s Olympic Champion, Jimmie Heuga and leading provider of innovative lifestyle empowerment programs for people living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and their support partners.  A portion of the money raised provides free programs for those in the local community.  Can Do MS has hosted a number of in-person programs in California and Nevada over the years, reaching over 1,000 people living with MS in these regions.

    Tickets are $35 in advance, $45 at the door, and can be purchased at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa at 888-551-7007, , or Scheels Customer Service.

    About Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
    Atlantis Casino Resort Spa is a world-class AAA Four Diamond resort destination, nestled at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, and ideally located in the heart of Reno’s restaurant, shopping and entertainment district. Atlantis is the only resort connected by a Sky Bridge to the Reno-Sparks Convention Center, and boasts Reno’s only Concierge Hotel Tower. Atlantis is just minutes away from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport, downtown Reno, pristine area golf courses and is a half-hour away from Lake Tahoe. Guests enjoy complimentary airport shuttle service, free valet parking and acres of convenient self-parking. Recognized for luxurious accommodations, eight award-winning restaurants, 10 captivating bars and lounges, a world-class spa and casino-wide action, Atlantis has all the options and amenities to suit your needs.  For more information please visit or call 800.723.6500. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, or Twitter at @atlantiscasino.

    About Can Do MS
    A national nonprofit organization based in Edwards, Colo., Can Do Multiple Sclerosis is an innovative provider of lifestyle empowerment programs that empower people with MS and their support partners to transform and improve their quality of life. For more information, visit the organization’s website at or call 800-367-3101.


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    PO Box 5860 Avon, CO 81620 Phone: 970-926-1290 or 800-367-3101 Fax: 970-926-1295 Email:
    MS Coalition Charity Navigator Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers Independent Charities of America Humane Charity

    Can Do Multiple Sclerosis™ is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization.
    Charitable Organization Number: 74-2337853

    Formerly The Heuga Center for Multiple Sclerosis | Founded by Jimmie Heuga

    A national nonprofit organization, Can Do MS is a leading provider of innovative lifestyle empowerment programs
    that empower people with MS and their support partners to transform and improve their quality of life.

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