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Always Thankful

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Always Thankful

“Being thankful is a sign of a grateful heart.” by John Dunia This coming Thursday, people in the U.S. celebrate Thanksgiving. The holiday is a reminder of when early European settlers came to the “New World” to colonize it. While controversy still remains about the original event, it is always a good reminder for us […]

Catholic Charities Pardons One Lucky Turkey; Donations accepted through Nov. 23

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Catholic Charities Pardons One Lucky Turkey; Donations accepted through Nov. 23

One lucky turkey was pardoned today as Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada kicked off its 30th Annual Turkey Drive & Thanksgiving Basket Giveaway. The turkey – named Mr. Butters – was found in a Henderson backyard six months ago and nursed back to health at Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary. As part of the Turkey Drive & Thanksgiving Basket Giveaway, Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada is […]

Sushi Roku Debuts New Dishes for Fall and Thanksgiving Pumpkin Specials

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Sushi Roku Debuts New Dishes for Fall and Thanksgiving Pumpkin Specials

In November, Sushi Roku celebrates 12 years at its location at the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, and will offer a number of new offerings for Fall. Noteworthy menu additions from Chef Haru Takeshita include: Hokkaido Scallop Sashimi – kiwi, yuzu jelly, Maldon sea salt Hamachi Serrano – garlic, yuzu ponzu Filet Mignon Tobanyaki – […]

Movie Review – Home For The Holidays

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Movie Review – Home For The Holidays

by William Eamon Workman In the spirit of the season I found a Thanksgiving movie with a gay character hoping to impress you, the reader.  Instead, I think it’s more likely to depress you.  It’s the 1995 film, Home for the Holidays. The story follows Claudia Larson, played by Holly Hunter, as she fumbles through Thanksgiving with […]

Keep the Peace on Thanksgiving Day

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Keep the Peace on Thanksgiving Day

by William Eamon Workman Today I only have a quick message for you; keep the peace this Thanksgiving.  Easier said than done, I know, but you will be glad if you do. It’s all too easy during these times when we are crammed into houses too small with family members we usually avoid to end […]

The Informer Gives Thanks

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The Informer Gives Thanks

The Informer Media Group wishes everyone a very happy and blessed Thanksgiving. Below are the thoughts of some of the contributors on this very American holiday (The United States was the first country to create a national holiday to give thanks) which has transcended boundaries and become global. Joe Buda, co-owner of the Informer Media […]

Local Students Volunteer to Pack Holiday Food Boxes

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Local Students Volunteer to Pack Holiday Food Boxes

Eighth grade students from Saint Anne Catholic School will be preparing Thanksgiving food boxes on Nov. 20 as part of the Arizona Charlie’s Feed a Family program.  Once complete, the boxes will be distributed to clients of the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority. Each food box will contain everything to prepare an entire Thanksgiving meal […]

Winder Farms to Conduct Turkey Drive to Benefit Three Square Food Bank

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Winder Farms to Conduct Turkey Drive to Benefit Three Square Food Bank

Winder Farms, Las Vegas’ “Farmers Market on Wheels,” will conduct a turkey drive to benefit Three Square Food Bank this holiday season. Continuing through Dec. 31 Winder Farms makes it simple for customers to donate by clicking on “Donate a Turkey to the Food Bank” then “Add to Next Delivery” during their regular online shopping. […]

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