LAS VEGAS – Nov. 15, 2021 – Nathan Adelson Hospice, the oldest, largest and only non-profit hospice in Nevada, will be hosting its 2nd annual “Sweet Notes”– a virtual wine and dessert tasting paired with music, comedy and a silent auction from 6 to 7 p.m. on Nov. 18.

Attendees will indulge in a one-of-a-kind interactive experience featuring decadent desserts and premier wines. Tasty sweets, including a variety of baklavas, cheesecakes and tiramisu, will be expertly paired and presented by world-class sommelier and luxury manager for Johnson Brothers of Nevada, Harley Carbery, along with Mehdi Zarlhoul, CEO and founder of Crazy Pita, and Donny Thompson, marketing director of D’Agastino’s Trattoria. Local legend and friend of the hospice, Frankie Scinta, will entertain guests throughout the presentation with a combination of lively music and comedy. 

Tickets to the event start at $50 per person for the virtual program, silent auction access, and six-piece box of sweet bites. Individuals must be 21 or older to purchase the $250 per person VIP package, which includes show and silent auction access as well as dessert bites with paired wine bottles for the evening. The wines include Keenan, Spring Mountain, Chardonnay and Miner Family, Stagecoach, Napa Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon. Once tickets are purchased, attendees can pick up dessert boxes and wines on Nov. 17 between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. at Gaudin Porsche of Las Vegas, 6800 Redwood St., Las Vegas.

“Last year we held our first-ever virtual Sweet Notes, and it was a safe and unique way to connect with our community,” said Nathan Adelson Hospice President and CEO Karen Rubel. “This year, the excitement continues with Sweet Notes 2.0, which promises the return of fine wines and artisanal sweets from local favorites while supporting two critical causes - our Pediatric Hospice Program and our Families in Need Program.”

End-of-life care is never easy for a family, and especially difficult when the patient is a child. The Pediatric Hospice Program responds to the individual needs of children with life-limiting conditions, as well as their families. The program includes the services of trained hospice medical professionals, in-home care, medications, support to caregivers, and bereavement counseling.

The Families in Need Program provides relief to patients and families who need help with everyday necessities, such as household supplies, or assistance with utility bills, while a family member is facing a life-limiting illness. Over the course of the pandemic, which created hardships for so many, the Families in Need program has provided over $100,000 in assistance.

Tickets can be purchased by calling Stephanie Forbes at Nathan Adelson Hospice at 702-787-3575 or online at