The Crown Affair: Luxury for a cause

Travis, Joan Schiller
December 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);12/29/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 52, pP26
The article reports on the charity auction, The Crown Affair, hosted by Concierge Club M, which was held on November 15, 2008 at The Crown. The auction aimed to raise $500 million for the Nevada Cancer Institute and Smith Center for the Performing Arts. One item for auction is an original Marc Chagall water color valued at $1.8 million donated by Yohan Lowie, chief executive officer (CEO) of Queensridge builder EHB Cos. Attendees included bank CEOs and chairmen, magnates, and royalties.


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