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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 […]

World Breastfeeding Week: Assemblywoman Ellen Spiegel helps nursing mothers in Nevada

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World Breastfeeding Week: Assemblywoman Ellen Spiegel helps nursing mothers in Nevada

By Debbie Hall World Breastfeeding Week is Aug. 1-7 and this is the 25th year that organizations, individuals and government officials have come together. One of those officials is four-term legislator, Ellen Spiegel, the assemblywoman for Assembly District 20, which includes portions of Henderson and Paradise Township. Her AB113 from the 2017 legislature gives nursing […]

UNLV Sets Campus Fundraising Record with $93 Million Year

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UNLV Sets Campus Fundraising Record with $93 Million Year

Highlights include $25 million gift for UNLV medical school and record year for athletics fundraising; UNLV has raised $243 million in past three years. More than $93 million in new gifts and pledges were committed to UNLV during the recently completed fiscal year, setting a new annual record for philanthropic contributions to the university. UNLV […]

Insomniac Cares and The Shade Tree Open Doors to the $120,000 Renovated Children’s Activity Center

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Insomniac Cares and The Shade Tree Open Doors to the $120,000 Renovated Children’s Activity Center

Last week, Insomniac Cares and The Shade Tree unveiled the newly designed Children’s Activity Center following a complete renovation of the space funded by the EDC Week Charity Auction in 2016. Insomniac, eBay for Charity and fans from around the world came together to bid on priceless once-in-a-lifetime experiences, raising more than $120,000 for the […]

Max Pawn and Entrupy host authentication event to benefit Women of Global Change

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Max Pawn and Entrupy host authentication event to benefit Women of Global Change

When one invests in a designer handbag, owning a knock0ff is not an option. Max Pawn, joined by luxury goods authenticator Entrupy, will hold free brand authentications at its 6040 W. Sahara Ave. shop. New York City-based Entrupy provides the only technology-driven solution for the authentication of high-value luxury goods. Max Pawn is the only business in […]

Flash Mob At Wet’n’Wild Took Place Sunday to Promote Skin Safety

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Flash Mob At Wet’n’Wild Took Place Sunday to Promote Skin Safety

There is always a splash or two at Wet’n’Wild… but today there was a flash, too. Physicians, nurses and staff members from Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada joined employees from Wet’n’Wild Las Vegas today for a skin safety-themed flash mob. The group focused on the proper way to apply and reapply sunscreen as they danced […]

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