Gold & Silver Pawn Shop employees including Rick Harrison and Austin “Chumlee” Russel, best known for their roles on History’s “Pawn Stars” series, presented a donation of $11,500 to members of the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children tournament staff at the Las Vegas pawn store on behalf of the network of the 22 hospitals yesterday afternoon.
Sneak Peek of Pawn Stars
As fans and customers gathered outside, Russel and Harrison joined fellow employees and members of the tournament staff to take photos and express their support for the hospital’s exceptional medical efforts provided to children with burns, orthopedic conditions, spinal cord injuries and cleft lip and palate.
The staff members of the shop, which has become a tourist hot spot, pledged $1 of every t-shirt sold in the month of September to the Shriners Hospitals for Children for its continued dedication to providing advanced care, innovative research and outstanding teaching programs for children regardless of their ability to pay.
Chumlee Behind The Scenes At Gold & Silver Pawn
“We strongly support the mission of the Shriners Hospitals for Children, and it is an honor to have the opportunity to give back to an organization that serves numerous children and their families across Southern Nevada,” said Rick Harrison, owner of Gold & Silver Pawn Shop. “We were thrilled with the commitment displayed by the community and loyal customers who purchased t-shirts throughout September to assist in our contribution to the hospitals.”
For more information on how to get involved with the Shriners Hospitals for Children and the 2012 Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, Oct. 1—7, 2012 at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas, visit www.jtshrinersopen.com Photo credit: Denise Truscello
Bill Cody is an entertainment, technology and luxury travel reporter in Las Vegas. He reports on celebrities, events, tech, food, Las Vegas and luxury travel.
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