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Antonio's Work in the Community

As an entrepreneur and community leader, Antonio Accornero has had the opportunity to contribute to numerous charitable organizations in Southern Nevada.

Here, you can learn more about Antonio's philanthropic endeavors.

Las Vegas Businessman Continues Talks with LVMPD to Form Coalition

Las Vegas, September 26, 2023 – In an effort to strengthen police-community collaboration to combat crime, Las Vegas entrepreneur Antonio Accornero met with two Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Captains on Tuesday to continue the discussion about starting a new community initiative. Captain Geiger of the Spring Valley Area Command and Captain Lepore of the Summerlin Area Command had lunch with Accornero at his restaurant, Siena Italian Authentic Trattoria and Deli, to work out the details of forming a business coalition among community leaders across the Las Vegas Valley.

As a commercial real estate developer and business owner in Las Vegas, Mr. Accornero knows the importance of keeping the city safe for businesses, residents, and visitors alike. Therefore, he is spearheading the formation of a group of fellow business owners and community members who will work hand in hand with the LVMPD to fight crime. The plan is to start in Spring Valley and Summerlin and eventually create coalitions across the entire city. “It’s important for business owners to take action and lead the way,” said Accornero. “We have the resources to make a real difference.”

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Local Entrepreneur Meets with LVMPD Foundation Board Members


Las Vegas, September 19, 2023 – Las Vegas businessman Antonio Accornero met with LVMPD Foundation Officials Tuesday to discuss future fundraising events. The LVMPD Foundation raises funds to support and supplement LVMPD programs and initiatives such as area commands, special units, equipment and technology, and hundreds of crime prevention events and community engagement activities that help build trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve.

For years, Mr. Accornero has been one of the most significant supporters of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, and he is committed to increasing that support. “Las Vegas has seen tremendous growth in recent years, and we need to make sure we’re keeping the city safe for our residents and their families,” said Accornero. “By supporting the LVMPD through the LVMPD Foundation, we can all help make southern Nevada a safer place, and I encourage other local business leaders to get involved.”
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LVMPD Foundation Hosts 6th Annual Lunch with the Sheriff

Las Vegas, July 19, 2023 – The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation hosted its 6th Annual Lunch with the Sheriff on Wednesday at the Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa. The event serves as a public awareness initiative, strengthening the bond between the LVMPD and its communities. At the luncheon, Sheriff Kevin McMahill addressed Southern Nevada business and community leaders, including local philanthropist Antonio Accornero.

This year, Antonio Accornero was once again recognized for his ongoing support of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, specifically in his role as a Founding Member of the prestigious 100 Club. “100” signifies the call sign for the LVMPD Sheriff, and membership to the 100 Club is only offered to generous donors who invest in public safety annually. “It’s a privilege for me to be able to support the men and women of our police department,” said Accornero, “and I’m looking forward to all of the advancements our new Sheriff, my friend Kevin McMahill, has in store for the LVMPD.”

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Community Celebrates First Female Assistant Sheriff

Las Vegas, June 24, 2023 – Friends and supporters of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department gathered Saturday evening to celebrate the promotion of Sasha Larkin to the position of Assistant Sheriff of the LVMPD. Larkin made history when Sheriff Kevin McMahill appointed her as Las Vegas’s first female Assistant Sheriff, a result of her experience and dedication to the Department. Having served the LVMPD for over twenty-three years, Larkin currently oversees two divisions that comprise the Special Operations Group: the Homeland Security Division and the Investigative Services Division.


Recognized for her work in community engagement, Sasha was integral in building the Office of Community Engagement (OCE) and the Fusion Liaison Officer Program. She is also Chair of Women of Metro, an outreach organization that mentors women internally for promotion in law enforcement and hosts a variety of community events. The Women of Metro draws support from community leaders, one of the most prominent being Antonio Accornero.

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The Human Rights Campaign Holds Annual Dinner in Las Vegas

Las Vegas, May 13, 2023 – The Human Rights Campaign held its 16th Annual Dinner at Caesar’s Palace Hotel in Las Vegas on Saturday evening. Each year, the event celebrates the work of trailblazers and community leaders who have dedicated their lives to uplift, support, and secure equal rights for all LGBTQ+ citizens. This year’s honorees were Eduardo Cordova, who received the Equality Award, and Larry Edwards, who received the Trailblazer for Equality Award.


People from all walks of life attended the event, from members of the LGBTQ+ community to allies and friends who believe in equality for everyone. Distinguished supporters included national leaders such as U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen, who vow to “continue to fight for the inclusive, thoughtful, and concrete changes that true progress requires.” Also echoing that sentiment was Congressman Steven Horsford, who is “committed to standing with the HRC and working together to promote equality, justice, and fairness for all.”


Esteemed local leader Antonio Accornero supported the cause by purchasing a table at the event. His guests included LVMPD Assistant Sheriff Sasha Larkin, LVMPD Captain Michelle Tavarez, and LVMPD Lieutenant Jessica Wert. “As a business owner, I understand the importance of workplace equality, allowing all Americans to have the opportunity to care for their families, earn a living, and be safe at home, at work, and in the community,” said Mr. Accornero. “But more importantly, I believe in the basic human right for every individual to live and love as they choose.”

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UWSN’s Women United Group Holds Annual Fashion Show Luncheon

Las Vegas, April 22, 2023 – Over 500 local leaders joined United Way of Southern Nevada and Women United for the fashion and shopping event of the season during their annual fashion show luncheon on Saturday. This year’s theme was “Women Reimagined,” empowering women in the workplace, in education, in the community, and all sectors of society. Celebrating the impact of local female leaders, proceeds of the event will help forge pathways out of poverty for local women, children, families, and individuals in Southern Nevada.

“Women United is one of the most important giving groups associated with the United Way of Southern Nevada,” said UWSN President and CEO Julian High. “For the last 16 years, they have invested $3.4 million into the Southern Nevada community and given over 8,000 volunteer hours. For this year’s event, they are focusing on teaching women how to reimagine themselves in these new times, in order to bring new energy and enthusiasm to the work they do for themselves and for their community.”

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911 Dispatchers Awarded for Outstanding Work and Dedication

Las Vegas, April 11, 2023 – The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department celebrated National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week with an award ceremony Tuesday, recognizing the invaluable work of 911 Dispatchers. The LVMPD processes over three million calls a year and services all of Las Vegas and unincorporated Clark County. As a result, Police Dispatcher Professionals have a direct impact on the lives and safety of the citizens of Las Vegas and the officers of the LVMPD.


Sheriff Kevin McMahill, who was on hand to present the awards, made it clear how important it is to recognize these incredible individuals. “The mental toughness required to successfully be a part of the LVMPD Communications Bureau cannot be overstated,” said McMahill. “You are the first responders in times of crisis, and you always show bravery in the face of danger. You don’t often get the recognition you deserve, and that’s why we’re here today. On behalf of the entire Department, I thank you for your service.”

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