Aid for AIDS of Nevada Hosts 26th Annual Black & White Party at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s Nirvana Pool

WHAT: 26th Annual Black & White Party to benefit Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN)

WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012

7:30 to 9 p.m. – VIP reception with early entrance

9 p.m. to 1 a.m. – Black & White Party

WHERE: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas

Nirvana Pool

4455 Paradise Road

Las Vegas, NV 89169

DETAILS: Hosted by 8 News Now anchor Chris Saldana and presented by AFAN and the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, the Black & White Party provides a unique experience for community involvement through a night of gourmet food, expertly mixed drinks and live entertainment to benefit the largest nonprofit serving Nevada’s HIV/AIDS community. Guests must be 21 years of age.

What began around a backyard pool with canned food and good intentions has become one of Las Vegas’ signature fundraising events. Celebrating its 26th anniversary in 2012, the Black & White Party will astound the avant-garde crowd with an extraordinary atmosphere enhanced by Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s Beachlife surroundings.

Individuals can purchase Black & White Party tickets for $35, which provides access to the Nirvana Pool, live entertainment, and food and beverage tastings including the Hard Rock’s premier lineup of restaurants. For those looking to maximize their Black & White Party experience, VIP tickets are available for $100. VIP access includes entry into an exclusive VIP reception from 7:30 to 9 p.m., early entrance into the main event and access to stunning views of the Black & White Party and Las Vegas Strip from the VIP Lounge at Hard Rock Hotel’s Breathe Pool.

All Black & White Party proceeds benefit AFAN. Individuals can purchase tickets and find additional event information by visiting

TWEET: Don’t miss the hottest party of 2012! 26th Annual @AFANLV Black & White Party at @hardrockhotellv’s Nirvana Pool Aug. 25! #BWParty26

About AFAN

Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) was founded in 1984 and is the oldest and largest AIDS service organization in the state of Nevada. 2009 marked AFAN’s 25th anniversary of practicing its unyielding commitment to the community by providing unparalleled health expertise, support and advocacy for adults and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS in southern Nevada. Over the years, AFAN has created various programs that offer consistent and comprehensive assistance including direct client service programs, food programs, prevention and education programs and community outreach. As part of AFAN’s mission, these client service programs assist in enhancing the physical health and psychosocial wellness of the individuals they serve, while promoting dignity and improving the quality of their lives. For more information, please visit