Wednesday, July 28, 2010 | 4:21 p.m.
Peepshow and Holly’s World blonde bombshell Holly Madison has added another member to her Las Vegas family. Madison, with her ferret Sid and newly adopted ferret Nancy, was at The Animal Foundation yesterday to sign adoption papers.
Since moving to Las Vegas, Madison has been very active in the community, and one of her, ahem, pet causes has been animals and The Animal Foundation. Sid and Nancy join Madison’s pet pooches Napoleon and Josephine in her new home.
*Camille and Larry Ruvo hosted the Shakespeare Ranch Rodeo for 300 attendees Saturday as a benefit for Keep Memory Alive and the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. Star chef Emeril Lagasse prepared dinner for 85 guests at the ranch, and the overall event raised nearly $750,000.
The big surprise of the night was Lionel Richie, a last-minute guest of Michael Milken. The live auction Saturday raised $315,000 and included songs performed by Richie live and a weekend with Lagasse. Richie and Lagasse joined America onstage for “A Horse With No Name.”
*As previously reported on VDLX, Wynn headliner and country superstar Garth Brooks is performing with the Sun Valley Summer Symphony at Sun Valley Pavilion in Idaho on Sunday. The concert, which is sold out, is a one-of-a-kind event because Brooks rarely performs with a full orchestra. Hotel mogul Steve Wynn is a Sun Valley resident and supporter of the Sun Valley Pavilion.
*The Ambhar Tequila’s Goddess Model Search with the sounds of DJ Reach gets underway at 5 p.m. Saturday at Azure Pool in the Palazzo. Ten women from across the U.S. will take part in a poolside pageant for the title of Ambhar Goddess and a chance to compete in the world finals here next May. A meet-and-greet with the models is scheduled before the contest.
Singer Eve performed at Venus Pool Club at Caesars Palace and LAX in the Luxor and also dined at the new Social House at MGM CityCenter’s Crystals during her visit to Las Vegas. Dressed in a black and purple mini dress with a gold one-piece swimsuit underneath, she spent the afternoon at Venus, where she enjoyed champagne before performing her hits including, “Let Me Blow Your Mind” and “Who’s That Girl.” Eve dined at Social House before hosting at LAX, where she once again performed before joining friends at her VIP booth and enjoyed Grey Goose cocktails and Veuve Clicquot.
Aurora Snow is the featured star in Matt Donnelly’s Executive Monkeys at The Lounge in the Palms, joining a list of recent guest stars including Shannon Elizabeth, Paul Provenza and Randy Couture. … The USA and World Hip Hop Dance Championships are at The Orleans Arena. … Nightlife guru Dave Pappas hosts his wife Maxim hometown hottie Monica Pappas’ birthday party at Gold Lounge in Aria.
Peepshow star Cheaza and hairstylist to the stars Michael Boychuck are tomorrow’s guest columnists.
Vegas DeLuxe Editor Don Chareunsy is assisting with Strip Scribbles while Robin Leach is on vacation through Aug. 4.
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