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Community and business leaders recognized for contributions to LVMPD Foundation

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Community and business leaders recognized for contributions to LVMPD Foundation

A special event designed to honor organizations, businesses and community leaders from around the Las Vegas Valley for their support of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) Foundation was held at 10:30 a.m. on March 28 in front of LVMPD Headquarters at 400 S. Martin Luther King Blvd. The Paver Installation Ceremony showcased the generosity of […]

Skye Canyon Fit Fest to be held on Saturday, March 10

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Skye Canyon Fit Fest to be held on Saturday, March 10

Fit Fest is a family-friendly healthy living themed festival that features fitness classes and demos, yoga, interactive lifestyle booths, kids activities, healthy cuisine, and a vendor expo with over 30 vendors including: Whole Foods build your own trail mix station and kombucha tasting, Massages by the Cortiva Institute, formally the Nevada School of Massage Therapy, Lorna […]

25-year Vegas Star MAR bursts on the downtown Las Vegas scene in  The Color Run Hero Tour

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25-year Vegas Star MAR bursts on the downtown Las Vegas scene in The Color Run Hero Tour

She gets “Hammer’D” with Mike Hammer at The Four Queens Hotel & Casino. MAR is a tough act to follow. The singer, entertainer, songwriter, director and philanthropist burst in color running in downtown Las Vegas on Feb. 24. She participated in The Color Run Hero Tour, known as the happiest 5K on the planet, with […]

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 […]

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