LAS VEGAS (Sept. 17, 2015) – Southern Hills Hospital, Vegas Balloon Rides, Greenspun Media, Davis Amusements Cascadia and Silverton Casino Hotel are proud to bring back the Balloon Festival to Southern Nevada. Heading into its fifth consecutive year, Southern Hills Hospital hosts the Balloon Festival , a community event that has grown larger each year. Along with the hot air balloon morning launches and passenger rides, tethered balloon rides, kids’ activities, evening glow shows, amusement rides and carnival games, a special Saturday health fair will be held showcasing Southern Hills and community health partners including flu shots, blood pressure checks and more!

The event benefits Nevada high school students interested in the healthcare field through the “High School to Healthcare” scholarship program and The Public Education Foundation. Thanks to sponsor and vendor support in 2014, approximately $28,000 was raised for the Southern Hills Hospital High School to Healthcare Scholarship fund. This effort resulted in awarding five high school students $1,000 each for four years in college toward their healthcare education.

The Balloon Festival is free to attend unless otherwise noted, and the daily event schedule varies (weather permitting). For event sponsor and vendor opportunities, visit SouthernHillsHospital.com.

WHEN:             

Friday, Oct. 23 : 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 24:  6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 25:  6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

*Schedule varies daily; while supplies last; subject to change; event is weather dependent.

WHERE:        

Southern Hills Hospital
9300 W. Sunset Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89148

OTHER:         For regular event updates, visit Facebook.com/SouthernHillsHospital

To schedule a hot air balloon ride during the Balloon Festival, visit VegasBalloonRides.com, choose Location – Las Vegas Balloon Festival, NV.

MEDIA            Joyce Goedeke, Vice President of Marketing/ Public Relations, Southern Hills Hospital

CONTACT:    (702) 916-9191 or joyce.goedeke@hcahealthcare.com.


About Southern Hills Hospital:

Voted the Best Hospital in Las Vegas, Southern Hills Hospital provides the communities of southwest Las Vegas with emergency and pediatric emergency services, a new behavioral health (geriatric psychiatric) inpatient and outpatient program serving ages 50 and older, an accredited Chest Pain Center, a Certified Primary Stroke Center, a dedicated orthopedic, neurology and spine unit, OB-GYN, diagnostic imaging and surgical services. Utilizing advanced digital technology and an accomplished medical staff, Southern Hills Hospital’s advanced care and superior service make for better outcomes and an exceptional patient experience. The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in America, recognized Southern Hills Hospital as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures™ for 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 – the only Southern Nevada hospital to earn this recognition for four consecutive years. The hospital is a member of the respected Sunrise Health System consisting of Sunrise Hospital, Sunrise Children’s Hospital, MountainView Hospital and several surgery and diagnostic imaging centers offering a complete range of specialized and technologically advanced services. 

Southern Hills Hospital
9300 W. Sunset Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89148
SouthernHillsHospital.com
Facebook.com/SouthernHillsHospital
Youtube.com/user/southernhillslv
Twitter: @SHHospitalLV

Need to find a physician or get answers to your health questions? Call (702) 916-5023.      

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