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Destinations to host ‘Marijuana and Adolescents’ wellness event on Sept . 14

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Destinations to host ‘Marijuana and Adolescents’ wellness event on Sept . 14

by Debbie Hall Destinations for Teens will host a parent education workshop “Marijuana and Adolescents” led by Dr. Bob Gabbay, medical director of Destinations on Thursday, Sept. 14. It is truly a different world for parents with the legalization of the use of recreational marijuana in the state of Nevada. While it is an individual choice […]

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Offers Operation Rocker to Donate Rocking Chairs to Military Families

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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Offers Operation Rocker to Donate Rocking Chairs to Military Families

After donating over 700 of Cracker Barrel’s iconic rockers last year, Cracker Barrel and Operation Homefront team up again to furnish the front porches of military and veteran families  Cracker Barrel Old Country Store is continuing Operation Rocker: Cracker Barrel’s Summer Salute to Military Families in partnership with its flagship nonprofit partner Operation Homefront. To support Operation […]

Skye Canyon Chalk + Cheers: Call for Artists

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Skye Canyon Chalk + Cheers: Call for Artists

Skye Canyon Launches Chalk + Cheers: Artists Invited to Compete in Juried Chalk Art Competition & Art Fair on Sept. 30  Artists can apply for complimentary 10’ x 10’ vendor booths through September 15.  Skye Canyon, a 1,700-acre master planned community in northwest Las Vegas, seeks artists to participate in its inaugural Chalk + Cheers, a juried chalk art competition […]

The Salvation Army and Students from UNLV School Of Medicine Partner For “Water For Hope”

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The Salvation Army and Students from UNLV School Of Medicine Partner For “Water For Hope”

The Salvation Army and students from the Charter Class at the UNLV School of Medicine are partnering together for a two-day water drive, Water for Hope, to assist with the current shortage of water available to the homeless in the Corridor of Hope (homeless corridor). Groups and individuals interested in donating, may drop off cases of […]

Wet’n’Wild And United Blood Services to Host Blood Drive on Aug. 19

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Wet’n’Wild And United Blood Services to Host Blood Drive on Aug. 19

Wet’n’Wild Las Vegas, Boy Scouts of America and United Blood Services have partnered to host a community blood drive at the water park on Saturday, Aug. 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Local Eagle Scout, Morgan Streets from unit 476, took lead on coordinating the drive after hearing about the shortage of blood this […]

Dunkin’ Donuts Las Vegas Presents $7,554 Check to  Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation

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Dunkin’ Donuts Las Vegas Presents $7,554 Check to Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation

Representatives from Dunkin’ Donuts Las Vegas and the beloved Sprinkles mascot presented families and team members of Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation with a $7,554 check today in support of the foundation’s Camp Cartwheel. NVCCF parents and their children enjoyed donuts and selfies with Sprinkles while helping accept the donation that was used to send many […]

Come celebrate The Big Easy Carnival during The Black & White Party on Aug. 19

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Come celebrate The Big Easy Carnival during The Black & White Party on Aug. 19

By Debbie Hall The Black & White Party, benefiting Aid for AIDS of Nevada, is one of the hottest parties of the year when it returns to the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino on Aug. 19. Antioco Carrillo, executive director of AFAN, explained, “this is our premier event. Along with bringing awareness to what AFAN […]

Destinations for Teens shares back-to-school tips that go beyond the classroom

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Destinations for Teens shares back-to-school tips that go beyond the classroom

Henderson Center advises parents to start now to set teens up for success to avoiding drugs and alcohol this school year Before the bell rings and new books are cracked open, Destinations for Teens advises parents to share their own lessons with their teenage children — how to avoid the temptation of drugs and alcohol […]

Learn how to deter self-injury at Destinations for Teens on August 10

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Learn how to deter self-injury at Destinations for Teens on August 10

Andrew Levander, Clinical Director of Destinations for Teens and an expert in therapies to deter self-mutilation and self-injury, will be speaking in Henderson, Nevada on August 10. He will be addressing the topic of “Self-Injurious Behavior: “A Bio-Psycho-Social Look Into This Phenomenon.” The lecture will take place at Destinations, 9089 S. Pecos Road, Suite 3550, […]

As Allison Stone grows up; she continues 10 years of donating her hair to Locks of Love

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As Allison Stone grows up; she continues 10 years of donating her hair to Locks of Love

By Debbie Hall Allison Stone is a beautiful 15 year old getting ready to start school as a sophomore. As part of her commitment to giving back, she cut her long hair and donated it to Locks of Love. She even appeared on Wake Up with the CW to share her experience with the audience […]

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