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Dr. Thomas Alfreda Named Team Physician for Las Vegas Wranglers

Dr. Thomas Alfreda Named Team Physician for Las Vegas Wranglers

Alfreda leads medical team to ensure safety and health of bruising, young athletes LAS VEGAS, NV – Dr. Thomas Alfreda, partner in one of the city’s most respected medical practices —Internal Medicine Specialists—has just been appointed primary care team physician to the Las Vegas Wranglers Hockey team. As the team’s internist, Dr. Alfreda will coordinate all […]

Attacking the Ghosts of the Past with The Women’s Empowerment Program

Attacking the Ghosts of the Past with The Women’s Empowerment Program

Women’s Empowerment Program provides women affected by assault a chance to reclaim their security By Sharon Chayra Las Vegas Informer When 20-something Sandra Smith* attended The Women’s Empowerment Program hosted by the non-profit Cultural Arts Training Foundation, she was spending more than a leisurely morning making new girlfriends. She was learning lifesaving, self-protection skills. Skills […]

Got Your 6

Got Your 6

By Sharon Chayra Las Vegas Informer Everybody needs a champion, including the champions themselves. Since having a level of accomplishment means you’re a bigger target, champions need their cheering squad because there are plenty detractors. These supporters can carry pom-poms or our hands. Perception plays a big role in how accomplishments are seen and don’t […]

Cultural Arts Foundation together with local politicos and community partners recognize veterans

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Cultural Arts Foundation together with local politicos and community partners recognize veterans

By Sharon Chayra Las Vegas Informer Inaugural event shines focus on need for more support after combat When Lance Parvin founded the non-profit Cultural Arts Foundation, his vision was to provide a resource to individuals to improve their well-being through health vis-á-vis martial arts and fitness training. In the process he realized that a grossly […]

It’s Elementary

It’s Elementary

By Sharon Chayra Las Vegas Informer Elements consist of air, water, earth and fire. This month we’re reminded of the brutality fire can exact as it consumes miles and miles of Mount Charleston. Mount Charleston isn’t just a Southern Nevada recreational area with welcoming lodges, it’s the sacred center of creation to the Southern Paiute […]

Perspective

Perspective

By Sharon Chayra Las Vegas Informer Perhaps one of the greatest thrills one can enjoy is flying. I realize flying in a metal cylinder reliant upon two wiggly wings, a couple jet engines and the theory of aerodynamics miles above land scares the hell out of many folks. That said, there is a serenity to […]

The Red Road of Opportunity Thanks to The Informer

The Red Road of Opportunity Thanks to The Informer

By Sharon Chayra Las Vegas Informer In the third grade and lured by the prospect of a goldfish, I entered a writing contest. I worked on my essay for a day straight, which, to an eight year-old is equivalent to one month. Writing was never a passion but animals certainly were and a fish would […]

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