Las Vegas illusionist Simon Winthrop headlines ‘AWEE After Dark’ fundraiser

Mentalist and illusionist Simon Winthrop, an award-winning magician considered one of the best in the world, will engage, entertain and interact with guests at the 2015 AWEE After Dark, a casual, no-black-tie evening of appetizers, signature cocktails, friends and live and silent auctions.

Simon Winthrop

Simon Winthrop

The fundraiser for Arizona Women’s Education and Employment takes place 5:30-10 p.m. Friday, April 10 at The Clayton on the Park at the Scottsdale Civic Center, 3939 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale.

Individual tickets are $150 and are available at the website,

Winthrop is not just a world-class mentalist, he wrote the book on it – literally – and has dazzled and mystified the world’s elite, from Richard Branson and Warren Buffet and the CEO of Google to Clive Owens and the Crown Prince of Bahrain.

Co-chaired by Nicole Spracale, Nicole Spracale Consulting, and Carol Campbell, Campbell HR Consulting, primary sponsors are First Solar, First Services Network and B-On the Obvious. Additional support is provided by Campbell HR Consulting, Merchants Information Solutions and Nicole Spracale Consultilng. Leticia Frye is the auctioneer.

AWEE has been transforming the lives of Arizonans into “faces of success” for more than 30 years. Since its inception, AWEE has helped create successful beginnings and renewed hope for more than 165,000 women, men and young adults.

The nonprofit AWEE is Arizona’s preeminent workforce development organization, offering a diverse range of evidence-based training and support services throughout Maricopa and Yavapai counties.

For more information, visit or call 602-223-4333 in Phoenix or 928-778-3010 in Northern Arizona.

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