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Andson Faces of the Future honored

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Andson Faces of the Future honored

Andson, a leading nonprofit educational organization in Southern Nevada, honored some of Las Vegas’ top leaders in education and financial literacy during its Faces of the Future Breakfast at the South Point Hotel & Casino. The Faces of the Future Breakfast brings together leaders in local academic, financial and political fields to increase awareness of […]

Anime Tea Host Holds a Ball for Local Fans

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Anime Tea Host Holds a Ball for Local Fans

By Ashley Glenn When it comes to the lovers of comic books, video games or anime, a local convention is usually hosted to bring a community together. But Anime Tea Host, a local maid cafe looking to open up next year, had something different in mind. On Feb. 17, the cafe brought festivities, music and […]

Opportunity Village Clients and the A Team Nevada Attends Advocacy Day at the Nevada State Legislature

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Opportunity Village Clients and the A Team Nevada Attends Advocacy Day at the Nevada State Legislature

On Monday, February 27, A Team Nevada and Opportunity Village clients traveled to the Nevada State Legislature for Advocacy Day. More than 100 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities from across Nevada participated in the legislative process, met with their representatives and learned how government works firsthand. Attendees took time to meet with the Lt. […]

Las Vegas Strip newest headliner Tape Face reads to students during Nevada Reading Week

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Las Vegas Strip newest headliner Tape Face reads to students during Nevada Reading Week

By Debbie Hall The newest headline on the Las Vegas Strip, Tape Face, read to about 1,400 students during Nevada Reading Week event at two Somerset Academy campuses – Losee and Lone Mountain campuses. The first book he read was “The Gashlycrumb Tinies: A Very Gorey Alphabet Book,” a delightfully dark vintage alphabet book from […]

Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada Announces Board of Trustees Appointments

Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada Announces Board of Trustees Appointments

Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada announced the appointment of three officers to its Board of Trustees: Scott White, Julie Murray and Walter Spansel. One of the state’s oldest and largest nonprofit social service providers, Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada offers 20 diverse programs, helping more than 100,000 of the community’s most vulnerable citizens annually. “This is […]

Motor Speedways Children’s Charities Gives a Fast and Fun Way to Give Back

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Motor Speedways Children’s Charities Gives a Fast and Fun Way to Give Back

By Ashley Glenn Speedway Children’s Charities gave drivers the race of a lifetime, while supporting the children of Southern Nevada. On Sunday, Jan. 29, any car lover was welcomed to come down to Las Vegas Motor Speedway and ride on the superspeedway, doing laps to raise money for children in need at Speedway Children’s Charities’ Laps […]

Help of Southern Nevada Awarded 2016 Workforce Development Champion Awards By Workforce Connections

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Help of Southern Nevada Awarded 2016 Workforce Development Champion Awards By Workforce Connections

HELP of Southern Nevada received two awards from Workforce Connections including the 2016 Champion Award in the Organization Category and the 2016 Champion Award in the Individual Category, which was awarded to Denise Gee, chief executive workforce officer at the nonprofit. The Champion Award is Workforce Connections’ highest and most prestigious honor and is awarded […]

98.5 KLUC Hosts Gown Town 2017 Benefiting Help of Southern Nevada on Feb. 25

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98.5 KLUC Hosts Gown Town 2017 Benefiting Help of Southern Nevada on Feb. 25

Dress collections taking place now through Feb. 21.  98.5 KLUC is hosting their annual Gown Town event benefiting HELP of Southern Nevada on Saturday, Feb. 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Galleria at Sunset, located at 1300 W. Sunset St. The event will take place on the lower level, next to Hollister. Gown Town provides an affordable alternative to prom […]

Student Caitlyn Gaddi’s Letter Wins New Furnishings for Teachers’ Lounge at Walter Johnson Junior High School

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Student Caitlyn Gaddi’s Letter Wins New Furnishings for Teachers’ Lounge at Walter Johnson Junior High School

Walker Furniture’s 17th Annual Teacher Appreciation Day Walker Furniture delivered all new furniture and accessories on Feb. 15 to Walter Johnson Junior High School compliments of Walker Furniture’s 17th annual Teacher Appreciation Day program. Each year, Walker Furniture in cooperation with the Clark County School District School-Community Partnership Program gives students in Southern Nevada an […]

Otakon Vegas 2017 Starts Off a New Year for Anime Fans

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Otakon Vegas 2017 Starts Off a New Year for Anime Fans

By Ashley Glenn, Informer Media Group For four years now, Otakon Vegas has been bringing local fans together to help celebrate their love of Asian culture. This year was their third year of entertaining fans at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino, bringing not only a fandom experience, but the Las Vegas experience itself as they […]

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