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Charity Wants Help if You Were Dumped by a Chump

Charity Wants Help if You Were Dumped by a Chump

If it’s time to forget about that lost love once and for all, Goodwill wants to help.

Volunteers Needed for Homeless Census

Volunteers Needed for Homeless Census

 

County and charity officials are asking for community help Thursday in conducting a census of the valley’s homeless population.

Volunteers are needed to help with the Southern Nevada Homeless Census urban count in from 1 to 6 a.m. Thursday.

Any person or group interested in volunteering is asked to pre-register through the United Way of Southern Nevada at http://bit.ly/2013HomelessCensus. Once signed up, volunteers will be assigned to teams and deployment centers.

The teams will count the homeless population in designated areas without interacting with or disturbing the homeless at that early hour.

The urban count deployment centers will be:

Teen Pregnancy Workshops Scheduled in High-Need Areas

Teen Pregnancy Workshops Scheduled in High-Need Areas

 

Workshops aimed at helping parents talk to kids about teen pregnancy are scheduled for later in the month.

The Southern Nevada Teen Pregnancy Prevention Coalition will host a series of free workshops for parents and guardians interested in talking to their pre-teen and teen children about sexual relationships, preventing pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections.

The first workshop is scheduled for 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29 at the Walnut Cecile Community Center, 3075 Walnut Road.

Choirs, Commissioners Mark Holiday Season

Choirs, Commissioners Mark Holiday Season

 

High school choirs, county commissioners and Santa Claus will take part in holiday festivities the next two days at the Clark County Government Center.

A tree lighting will be the centerpiece of events at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. The 35-foot-tall tree was last put up in 2008 and features 2,000 lights and ornaments as well.

On Thursday and Friday, local high school choirs will be performing in the Government Center rotunda at 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. The schedule:

Hot Wheels and Cool Displays at Motor Trend Show

Hot Wheels and Cool Displays at Motor Trend Show

Not all conventions will go dark for the holiday weekend.

Superheroes, a 9-foot dancing robot and automobiles - tons and tons of automobiles - can be found this weekend at the Motor Trend International Auto Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Hall S-3, 3150 Paradise Road.

Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal

County Working for a Winchester Turnaround

County Working for a Winchester Turnaround

County officials touting “resurgence” in the Winchester area will hold a workshop offering information about living in the community, and also are calling for artists to help beautify the neighborhood.

Starting at 11 a.m. on July 28, Clark County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani, county agencies and non-profit groups will host a free event called the “Wonders of Winchester.” The event will be held at the Winchester Cultural Center at 3131 McLeod Drive, north of Desert Inn Road.

Burdened by crime and some declining sections in recent years, Winchester is benefiting from the federally backed Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP), from which the county is using money to spearhead the repair of about 50 foreclosed and vacant homes.

First Tuesday Features K-9 Unit

First Tuesday Features K-9 Unit

 

One of the most popular divisions at Metro Police will be the topic of discussion for the up-coming First Tuesday event.

Officers from Metro’s K-9 Unit will be at the area command centers to talk to people about what the unit does. The discussion is part of an outreach program by Metro. It opens its area command centers on the first Tuesday of every month to the public. Following the discussion about the K-9 Unit, citizens will be able to talk with officers assigned to their area.

The event starts Tuesday at the following command centers:

Area Command Centers: