The Power Walk for Dress for Success to bring fitness and empowerment to Las Vegas women this Saturday, June 2

Dress for Success Southern Nevada, an affiliate of the international non-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women, is hosting The Power Walk for Dress for Success in Las Vegas this Saturday, June 2, with 5K and 1-mile walk options.

The Power Walk takes place in 40 international cities and promotes active, healthy lifestyle choices for women and families, serving as a “walking testament” to the inextricable link between personal health and professional success.

Dress for Success Southern Nevada has partnered with the Las Vegas chapters of Weight Watchers for this year’s inaugural fundraising walk which will help support local programs that empower disadvantaged women and their families in Southern Nevada to achieve financial independence, wellness and self-defined success.

WHAT: The Power Walk for Dress for Success Southern Nevada (5K and 1 mile walk options available)

WHERE: Town Square, 6605 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, Nev., 89119

WHEN: Saturday, June 2 – registration begins at 8 a.m.; 5K starts at 9 a.m.; 1-mile starts at 9:15 a.m.

Registration is now open for both the 5K and 1 mile walks and costs $25 per person. Online registration is available at The Power Walk for Dress for Success website. For more information about The Power Walk for Dress for Success Southern Nevada, please e-mail:

Local sponsors for the event include Wells Fargo Bank, Bank of America, Weight Watchers, Las Vegas Color Graphics and The Today Foundation. The cast of “Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding” will also be at the event.

Weight Watchers members from across Southern Nevada will be walking in support of Dress for Success.

“Weight Watchers and Dress for Success have a common goal to empower, support and help create new beginnings for the Las Vegas community. The Power walk is a great opportunity for us to get physically and philanthropically active and make a difference,” says Heather Avila, director of business development for Weight Watchers of Las Vegas.