View the Local Ladies of Las Vegas summer 2014 [View Website Article]

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View the Cure 4 The Kids Foundation President & CEO in the Las Vegas Business Press 2014 [View Website Article]

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OK, so we realize a midnight hockey game may not be the perfect time for all of you.

That being said, the good folks at the Las Vegas Wranglers have offered to support us.  They are offering $10 tickets to the game against the Ontario Reign at the Orleans Arena.  These tickets are not availab...

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Posted by greg cullen on Jan 25, 2014

As some of you may have heard, we’re growing again!

We’ll be adding two new doctors to the Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada -Dr. Alexandra Walsh and Dr. Nik F. Abdul Rashid.  Both come from the well-known and respected pediatric program at Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada and both...

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Circus Couture time is fast approaching!

It is a wonderful night of performances by many people who typically perform in many of the well-known shows on the fabulous Las Vegas Strip. You’ll see fashion put together by the talented costumers who also make the people in the shows on the fabulous La...

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Posted by greg cullen on Jan 23, 2014

We’re growing again!

We want to welcome Rhina Castillo, M.D. to our Visiting Physician Program!  She will serve patients in Las Vegas and Reno!   Dr. Castillo is Board Certified in Pediatrics and Board Eligible in Pediatric Rheumatology.  She will see patients the last full week of the month i...

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Posted by greg cullen on Jan 20, 2014

We’re very proud our Las Vegas and Reno clinics received accreditation from the Joint Commission in 2012. It is the most desired accreditation for any medical facility in the United States.  As a recipient of the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval, patients are assured we are meeting th...

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Never underestimate what you can accomplish at lunch … even at Applebee’s.

In some ways, the beginning of Cure 4 The Kids Foundation started here, at Applebee’s. This is where the plan took shape to create Cure 4 The Kids Foundation, which would include the Children’s Specialty Center of ...

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Posted by greg cullen on Jan 06, 2014
The Curiouser & Curiouser event was spectacular!  Thanks to Circus Couture for its work creating and organizing the event, as well as bringing all the groups together: Domsky Glass, Artistic Lifestyles Gallery, talented glass blowers, McMullan’s Irish Pub, Skin City Body Paint, volunteers, frien...

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Posted by greg cullen on Jun 25, 2013

We’re looking for someone to provide a design for the Bowl 4 The Kids 2013 t-shirt. You need not be a professional artist at all!

We’re giving our kids/families the chance to design the t-shirt everyone receives on bowl day! Here is your chance!

But .. time is getting close to turn in your ent...

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Posted by greg cullen on May 15, 2013

It’s a funny name … Wrong Way/ Right Cause.

But funny or not, these people are serious! (Some might call them crazy.)  Crazy or not, we’re just happy as clams they want to help support the Cure 4 The Kids Foundation’s mission to provide specialized medical treatment to ALL children.

We ...

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June 8, 2013 is going to be a great night!  The event, called  ”Curiouser & Curiouser”, includes a very special art exhibit and sale (with some surprises) being planned at Artistic Lifestyles Gallery in Las Vegas.

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Circus Couture co-founder Erica Linz alongside Avery who explains the artwo...

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Posted by greg cullen on Apr 25, 2013

When it comes to celebrating, those of us at Cure 4 the Kids Foundation believe there is often no better way to recognize a momentous occasion  than with a big piece of chocolate cake, a cookie or a cupcake.

There, I said it.

Baker Extraordinaire Laura Clauson

Baker Extraordinaire Laura Clauson shown in her baking kingdom doing ...

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Posted by greg cullen on Apr 24, 2013

It seems there are a plethora of Top Doc/Best Doctors lists, or is it just me?

Dr. Jonathan Bernstein is founder and medical director of Cure 4 The Kids Foundation

Dr. Jonathan Bernstein is founder and medical director of Cure 4 The Kids Foundation

Regardless, we are very fortunate that one name seems to keep showing up on these lists!  Jonathan Bernstein, MD.

Or as we know ...

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Posted by greg cullen on Mar 25, 2013

You may have noticed Dr Bernstein looks like he needs a haircut.

It’s not just because he’s really busy and hasn’t had the chance.  He’s waiting on purpose!

He who needs a haircut will getting one March 2 at McMullan's Irish Pub!

He who needs a haircut will getting one March 2 at McMullan’s Irish Pub! Help sponsor him in the fight against Childhood Cancer!

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Many people will SAY they’d shave their head to support kids with cancer.  Not all of them will follow through.

We have four great examples of people who are “walking the walk” when it comes to that commitment.  All four shaved their heads at the recent St. Baldrick’s Foundation shave eve...

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It is the goal of Cure 4 The Kids Foundation to help every child who comes to us for treatment of a life-threatening condition, such as cancer, to survive their diagnosis.  It’s that simple.

Through the Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada we work to provide the best and most appropriate trea...

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Because cancer can be scary and there have been a few media reports in Northern Nevada on cancer “clusters”, we thought it would be helpful to many families to hear from Caroline Hastings, MD.

As many of you know, she is one of the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology physicians seeing patients on a r...

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As you may know, September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  We’ve asked the Burkhardt family to write down a few thoughts about their journey– and life after diagnosis and treatment of their son Justin.

My name is Phil Burkhardt, the father of Justin Burkhardt who has been a patient of ...

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Posted by greg cullen on Aug 25, 2012

As we look ahead to October, we’re getting excited for the big Circus Couture event on October 28, 2012 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts.  As has been the case in the past, Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada and St. Baldrick’s Foundation are the beneficiaries of this event. ...

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Legislative Update!

Senate Appropriations Committee approves funding for Hemophilia Treatment Centers(HTC’s) to expand medical surveillance and research. This comes to us from our friends at the National Hemophilia Foundation.

Full update:
On Thursday, June 14th, the Senate Appropriations Committ...

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Posted by greg cullen on May 25, 2012

Carley Buchanan is one of those great people who just gets things done.  She came to us several months ago with a wonderful idea.  She wanted to do something to brighten the day of the many children who come to the Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada, a program of Cure 4 The Kids Foundation. ...

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Posted by greg cullen on Feb 25, 2012

A lot of people have said to us at one time or another,  “It must be so difficult to work with kids who are so sick and who face such a difficult medical journey.”  There are certainly those days. Honestly, when the outcome for a patient is not good, we all feel it.  But the resilience of our...

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A big shout out to the students of Roy Gomm Elementary School and specifically, Ms. Mona Melton’s fifth and sixth grade class!

By now, they are all enjoying their summer break but we wanted all of you to know on the last day of school, the students presented our Reno clinic (Hemophilia Treatment ...

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Posted by greg cullen on Feb 25, 2012

Congrats Mariah!

A big shout out to one of our own!  Mariah Sachse was crowned National American Miss Nevada State Ambassador this weekend!! She’ll move on to the National competition in Southern California Thanksgiving Weekend. We’re very proud of her accomplishments and truly look forward to...

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We’ve asked Caroline Hastings, M.D. to reflect on the 20+ years she has served patients in the Reno area.  For those of you who may not be aware, earlier this year Cure 4 The Kids Foundation opened a new location in Reno, housing both a Children’s Specialty Center and a Hemophilia Treatment Cen...

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Posted by greg cullen on Feb 25, 2012

Linda is one of our wonderful representatives in the business office.  We asked her to share a bit of her story …

I began working with the Cure 4 The Kids Foundation and the Children’s Specialty Center in January of 2011.  It was a major change for me!  I had been involved in the constructio...

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Posted by greg cullen on Feb 25, 2012

We wanted to take a moment and honor a wonderful family who is giving back to others, despite the fact they’ve been thorough their own very difficult times.  If you go to the Children’s Specialty Center or Hemophilia Treatment Center in Reno, you’ll notice a very bright and new bookcase in th...

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