Jewelers for Children (JFC) will honor Pamela S. Mortensen, Senior Vice President and General Merchandise Manager of Fine Jewelry, Fashion Jewelry and Watches at jcpenney and Ruth Batson, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer at the American Gem Society at the annual Facets of Hope celebration. The event will be held on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas and will culminate JFC’s fund raising efforts for the year. In 2011, more than 1,500 industry guests attended during the Las Vegas market events. Mortensen and Batson have generously agreed to serve as guests of honor at the event with the responsibility of assisting JFC in raising funds to benefit children who are the victims of catastrophic illness or life-threatening abuse and neglect. Each year, prominent industry leaders are honored by the charity.