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Start The Talk, Stop The Hurt: Self-injury Awareness Day is March 1

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Start The Talk, Stop The Hurt: Self-injury Awareness Day is March 1

“Surface wounds — scratches, burns and cuts — can hide deeper inner wounds — depression, despair and suicidal thoughts,” said Andrew Levander, clinical director of Destinations For Teens. To honor Self-Injury Awareness Day (SIAD) on March 1, fight the hurt, and offer solutions, Destinations for Teens staff will wear ribbons to shed the spotlight on […]

How to Talk to Your Kids About the Florida Tragedy

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How to Talk to Your Kids About the Florida Tragedy

In just the last two years, children have been exposed to many mass shootings and killings, either through social media, media or word of mouth which can cause fear and anxiety. This week’s tragedy at a Florida high school is no exception. Ari Stark, vice president of operations for Destinations for Teens, suggests the following […]

Keely Brooks shares her love of riding a bike through Southern Nevada Bicycle Coalition

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Keely Brooks shares her love of riding a bike through Southern Nevada Bicycle Coalition

The expression “it’s as easy as riding a bike” has serious meaning for Keely Brooks. The Southern Nevada Water Authority climate change research project coordinator wants to make riding a bike safe for everyone. It hasn’t been easy for Brooks who cringes whenever she hears of another cyclist who died from a senseless collision with […]

Shine a light and nominate a dedicated teacher for Heart of Education Awards by midnight Jan. 18.

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Shine a light and nominate a dedicated teacher for Heart of Education Awards by midnight Jan. 18.

By Debbie Hall Regardless of what is reported in the news about education in Nevada, there are still very devoted and dedicated teachers. In appreciation, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts and The Rogers Foundation are still accepting nominations through midnight on Jan. 18 for the third-annual Heart of Education Awards. Created by The […]

Fine art pops up at Paint the Town benefiting AFAN on Jan. 19

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Fine art pops up at Paint the Town benefiting AFAN on Jan. 19

By Debbie Hall The ninth annual Paint the Town celebrates fine art while benefiting Aid for Aids of Nevada hosted by Zappos.com on Jan. 19. Philanthropists, artists and art lovers will view the displays, drink some wine, enjoy yummy nibbles and engage the artists participating in this year’s show. Artist Niki J. Sands has created […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada Receives donations from UnitedHealthcare

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada Receives donations from UnitedHealthcare

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada Receives $25,000 Donation and 150 Bicycle Helmets from UnitedHealthcare Following Fundraiser at CES 2018 UnitedHealthcare donated $25,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada and 150 bike helmets to encourage kids in Las Vegas to make an active, healthy start in the New Year. The donation is […]

Iconic Golden Gate Hotel & Casino to Pop the Champagne for 112th Birthday on Saturday, Jan. 13

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Iconic Golden Gate Hotel & Casino to Pop the Champagne for 112th Birthday on Saturday, Jan. 13

Founded in 1906, Las Vegas’ original hotel to celebrate with special birthday shots, match play and more From hosting the Rat Pack to housing Vegas’ first telephone, the historic Golden Gate Hotel & Casino will celebrate 112 years of service in Las Vegas this Saturday, January 13. Founded in 1906, the iconic property invites guests to a commemorative […]

Two Las Vegas Sisters Give Women  at The Shade Tree a Gift of Self Esteem

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Two Las Vegas Sisters Give Women at The Shade Tree a Gift of Self Esteem

Las Vegas sisters Samantha Whittemore and Jessica Boone decided that it wasn’t enough to be young entrepreneurs in Las Vegas without giving something meaningful back to the community. Whittemore is the owner of PlayGlam App, a mobile makeover service in Las Vegas that comes to  clients directly, providing services such as make up, new hair […]

Recycle Your Christmas Tree and Give The Community a Gift this Holiday Season

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Recycle Your Christmas Tree and Give The Community a Gift this Holiday Season

Christmas tree recycling begins Dec. 26 at over 30 Southern Nevada locations; more than 15,000 trees recycled in 2016  Give the community a gift this holiday season by recycling your Christmas tree at one of more than 30 convenient valley locations from Dec. 26 to Jan. 15, 2018.  Recycled trees are chipped into mulch and used in public gardens and parks […]

Don King’s Annual Christmas Turkey Giveaway to continue in Las Vegas

Hall of Fame Promoter, 86, Plays ‘Santa’ For Needy Families As He Joins Forces with Boca Raton’s Costco A 50-year-plus tradition of donating turkeys to needy families around Christmas time will continue when legendary Hall of Fame boxing promoter, Don King, and his staff will visit nine cities in seven states, including Las Vegas, in […]

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