Create A Change Now Hosts Edible Education “Food For Thought” Dinner at Panevino Ristorante on October 10


August 25, 2015

Create A Change Now Hosts Edible Education
“Food For Thought” Dinner at Panevino Ristorante on October 10

Hosted by 98.5 KLUC’s Chet Buchanan
Featuring Guest Speakers Samuel Hickson of Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and Carolyn Matzinger, M.D

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LAS VEGAS – Create A Change Now, a local charity teaching at-risk students to plant, grow and cook fresh, healthy meals in order to prevent childhood obesity, will host its first annual Edible Education Dinner at Panevino Ristorante on Saturday, October 10 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This year’s theme is “Food For Thought” focusing on nutritional benefits of proper fats, which aid in brain functioning. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit the organization’s mission and Healthy School, Healthy Life program.

Hosted by 98.5 KLUC’s Chet Buchanan, the event will feature live entertainment from local vocalist Christina Amato, guest speakers Samuel Hickson from Cleveland Clinic and Carolyn Matzinger, M.D, and a silent auction featuring an array of exciting and delightful items.

Cleveland Clinic representative, Samuel Hickson, LSW, MSSA, is a social worker in the Patient and Family Services Department at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. Hickson currently serves to evaluate the biopsychosocial needs of individuals and families facing neurodegenerative diseases and will discuss how nutrition plays a crucial component in optimal brain health. President and CEO of Matzinger Institute of Healing, Matzinger holds extensive training and occupational experience in Anti-Aging, Internal and Regenerative Medicine, pushing her to the forefront of her specialty. In 2005, Matzinger was named Physician of the Year and received The Golden Stethoscope Award from St. Rose Dominican Hospital.

Tickets for the Edible Education Dinner start at $150 (plus taxes and applicable fees) and are available now at Sponsorship opportunities are still available.

For more information on Create A Change Now please visit,, Facebook, Twitter or call 702-300-7399.

About Create A Change Now
Create A Change Now (CACN) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that is committed to educating and empowering children and their families by providing the resources needed to tackle childhood obesity and related diseases. CACN accomplishes its mission by adopting each school through its signature Healthy School, Healthy Life program and installing an edible desert garden within the school. These gardens serve as an instrument for CACN to plant seeds of change throughout each school and within each child. CACN’s Healthy School, Healthy Life program is designed to teach lifelong skills that will lead to happier, healthier, more productive lives.

Melissa Blynn
Create A Change Now
Executive Director
Office: 702.300.7399