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Save $100 on Girl Scout Camp Foxtail Registration

Save $100 on Girl Scout Camp Foxtail Registration

It’s your summer, love it!

Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada is offering special anniversary pricing on Camp Foxtail registration as a celebration of 100 years of Girl Scouting. Save $100 on resident summer camp with session prices ranging from $50 to $295.

Camp Foxtail is located in the cool in the cool Spring Mountain Range, just 45 minutes from Las Vegas.

Summer sessions run through August 17 and a 10-day pre-registration is required.  Registration is available at girlscoutsnv.org.

Gay Rodeo Association Celebrating 20th Anniversary

Events begin with a kickoff party.

The Nevada Gay Rodeo Association celebrates its 20th anniversary this year when it presents BigHorn Rodeo at Horseman's Park, 5800 E. Flamingo Road.

Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal

Iconic Miss Atomic Bomb Photo Recreated

Iconic Miss Atomic Bomb Photo Recreated

 

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce honored those who have documented Las Vegas in images for 65 years at the Chamber's Power Lunch on Wednesday afternoon at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

One particular photo, which has become one of the most popular in the collection of approximately 4 million still and video images, has become the icon for the anniversary.  "Miss Atomic Bomb" is a famous representation of the atomic testing era. Photographer Don English took the classic image in 1957 when above-ground tests lit up the night sky in Las Vegas and became another tourist attraction.

Diabetes Information Day to be Held at Sunrise Hospital

Diabetes Information Day to be Held at Sunrise Hospital

 

Sunrise Hospital will host a free informational day about diabetes and its effects on Saturday, May 19.

The Teachers Health Trust and Sunrise-affiliated medical entities will host free educational booths from 9 a.m. to noon and will offer a seminar about how diabetes affects your heart, vision, circulation and health. Booths will feature experts on diabetes, stroke, hearts, osteoporosis, breast cancer and wound care. Screenings for blood pressure, bone density, blood glucose, vision and more will be available.

The seminar on diabetes and heart disease beings at 10 a.m. and features Kathleen Benson, M.D., F.A.C.C., Interventional Cardiologist. This event is free, but registration is required by calling 233-5300.

Scow Organizes Whitney Cleanup

Scow Organizes Whitney Cleanup

 

County Commissioner Mary Beth Scow will host a neighborhood cleanup Saturday, April 21 in the Whitney area.

The cleanup will run from 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteers will gather at 8:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Whitney Elementary School, 5005 Keenan Ave., near Boulder Highway and Missouri Avenue.

At 9 a.m., they will fan out into the neighborhood to clean up trash and paint over graffiti. Dumpsters will be placed in several areas for residents to throw away unwanted household items and dispose of debris.

For more information, contact Blanca Vaquez at 455-8531 if you have questions or need information.

Children's Festival Coming Back to Winchester Cultural Center

 

A Las Vegas tradition is coming back to the Winchester Cultural Center and Park, 3130 S. McLeod Drive.

The 19th annual Clark County Children’s Festival is set for Saturday, April 14. The festival is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event and many of the activities are free. There will be a fee for some attractions, rides and concessions.

The festival includes dozens of activities and performances aimed at kids. There will be music and dance performances. Exotic animals from Roos ‘n’ More will be on display. Pony rides, a climbing wall and a Ferris wheel are just some of the activities planned for the event.

There will also be two Renaissance re-enactment groups. One will perform mock battles with medieval weapons. The other will show children how life was lived during the Renaissance, including rope-making and butter-churning demonstrations.

Help Available for Wells Fargo, Wachovia Mortgage Holders

Help Available for Wells Fargo, Wachovia Mortgage Holders

 

Struggling homeowners whose mortgages are held by Wells Fargo and Wachovia can ask for help at an upcoming event.

The lenders will welcome homeowners from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 21 at the LVH (formerly the Las Vegas Hilton.) Wells Fargo and Wachovia mortgage holders who are experiencing difficulty with their payments can schedule an appointment to meet in-person with a Wells Fargo mortgage team member to discuss their financial situations and find out about options. There will be team members available that speak many different languages, including Spanish and Chinese, to accommodate those who need them.

Attendees are asked to schedule an appointment online in advance at www.wfhmevents.com/leadingthewayhome or by calling 800-405-8067. Walk-in customers will be accepted as well.