Reno Dinner of Champions
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
• Cocktail Attire •
Dinner of Champions begins 5:30 P.M.
Meet and Greet Cocktail Reception with Silent Auction & Music/ Dinner 6:30 P.M.
Join us at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa Reno for our 2019 Dinner of Champions. This inspiring education and fundraising event provides an opportunity to learn about how the National MS Society makes a difference in so many lives in our community and how you can help end MS forever.
The Honorable Judge David & Ronda Clifton, will be receiving the MS Hope Award, the highest honor bestowed on individuals by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Honorees are outstanding examples of Champions in Nevada. They have demonstrated passion and dedication to our community. We are excited for the opportunity to have a dinner, both to show our appreciation to these honorees accomplishments and to continue to raise awareness and address the challenges of living with MS.
Together, we will BREAKTHROUGH MS.
The Honorable Judge David & Ronda Clifton
This year’s Hope Award Recipients come to us with extensive law backgrounds as well as significant involvement in our community. David Clifton has worked for the Second Judicial District Court, law firms, the Washoe County District Attorney’s office where he was promoted to Chief Deputy District Attorney. He was elected to the Reno Justice Court bench in 2010 and re-elected in 2017. Ronda Clifton has been a Law & Judicial Clerk, Special Assistant to the United States Attorney’s office, Deputy Attorney General and Senior Deputy Attorney General. The Cliftons have received several honors and have been involved in over 20 Charitable causes by being chairs, board members, event organizers and contributors to several nonprofit organizations.
Dawn Gibbons is the former First Lady of Nevada, the only one to have been a state legislator and currently is the Chairman of the Nevada Transportation Committee, She has championed fundraising and public awareness for many important causes and was the 2016 Las Vegas Dinner of Champions Honoree. Since receiving her Hope Award, Dawn has been a true champion for The National Multiple Sclerosis Society by lending her knowledge, expertise, and connections towards producing outstanding Dinner of Champions events in both Reno and Las Vegas. She was the 2018 Dinner Chair for the Reno MS Dinner of Champions, 2019 Dinner Chair for the Las Vegas Dinner of Champions and now we are honored to have her again as Dinner Chair for the 2019 Reno Dinner of Champions.