Summerlin Area Neighborhood News, Aug. 21-27, 2014


FORECLOSED UPON PETS IN NEED OF FOSTER HOMES, PLANS FUNDRAISER

Foreclosed Upon Pets Inc. is in urgent need of fosters for dogs and cats. The main responsibility is to offer a safe and secure environment and possibly some basic training, making the animal a better candidate for adoption. The foster is also responsible for transporting the animal to weekly adoption events.

To apply, visit forecloseduponpets.org. For more information, call 702-272-0010.

The group plans to host its sixth annual fundraiser from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 7 at a private residence.

A donation of $30 per person will cover beer and wine, a buffet, live music, a raffle, a silent auction and a pet goodie bag. All proceeds go to assist the group with spay/neuters, vaccines and microchips for rescue dogs and cats.

RSVP by Oct. 1 by contacting Sandy Marsh at smarsh2009@yahoo.com or 702-279-2544.

MOSAIC SALON TO HOST BACK-TO-SCHOOL CUT-A-THON AUG. 24

The Mosaic Salon, 730 S. Rampart Blvd. in Boca Park, plans to host a back-to-school cut-a-thon to benefit the Cure 4 The Kids Foundation from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 24. Haircuts, manicures, pedicures and eyebrow waxing will be offered by licensed stylists and nail technicians donating their time so that all proceeds will benefit the foundation’s nonprofit clinic, The Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada.

Prices will be $25 for haircuts and pedicures and $15 for manicures and eyebrow waxing. Locks of Love will be accepting hair donations.

To book an appointment, call the foundation at 702-732-0232.

LAS VEGAS SINGLES TRAVEL AND SOCIAL CLUB TO MEET AUG. 26

The Las Vegas Singles Travel and Social Club, a group of mature singles in the Las Vegas Valley interested in local, national and international travel, plans to meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Tap House, 5589 W. Charleston Blvd. The club meets the fourth Tuesday of every month. A half hour of social time is planned prior to the meeting, which consists of a short business portion, introduction of guests and that month’s speaker. August’s speaker will discuss touring Iceland and cruising the Baltic and North Sea for 29 days.

There is a small fee for members and guests to cover refreshments and the cost of the meeting room. For more information, call 888-324-3928.

JOB FAIR FOR DOWNTOWN SUMMERLIN SLATED

Downtown Summerlin plans to host a job fair from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 27 in the Summerlin Ballroom at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd.

The job fair will focus on full-time and part-time positions in management, sales, food service and administration. Applicants will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis and should have a current resume and work-related references. Downtown Summerlin is set to open Oct. 9.

Participating retailers are to be announced shortly. For more information, visit downtownsummerlin.com.

LAS VENTANAS TO HOST CONGRESSMAN JOE HECK AUG. 27

As part of its 2014 Summerlin Lecture & Event Series, Las Ventanas, 10401 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to host Congressman Joe Heck from 2 to 3 p.m. Aug. 27. Heck plans a lecture titled “Nevada Seniors & Advocacy in the Legislature,” addressing some of the most important initiatives affecting seniors in the community and the state. His lecture will touch upon the issues that matter most to seniors in Congress, as well as current legislature concerning veterans and the latest on matters of Social Security and Medicare.

The event is free and open to the public. Space is limited, so an RSVP is required by calling 702-789-7487.

For more information, visit lasventanaslv.com/events.

COUNCILMAN BOB BEERS TO MEET WITH RESIDENTS AUG. 28

Ward 2 Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers plans to meet with residents 21 or older from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at Embers Grill & Spirits in Boca Park, 740 S. Rampart Blvd., to talk about what is happening in Ward 2 and the city.

For more information, call 702-229-2144.

BUNCO TOURNAMENT TO BENEFIT BREAST CANCER RESEARCH SET FOR AUG. 29

The sixth annual Bunco Tournament to benefit Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is set for Aug. 29 in the Valencia Ballroom at the JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd. Doors are set to open at 5:30 p.m.

For more information or to register, visit 2014bunco.eventbrite.com or contact Christine Poniatowski at christine.poniatowski@uhc.com or 702-240-8877.

WESTSIDE NEWCOMERS TO MEET SEPT. 3

The Westside Newcomers Club plans to host a coffee event for prospective members at 9:15 a.m. Sept. 3 at Grace in the Desert Episcopal Church, 2004 Spring Gate Lane. The coffee event takes place the first Wednesday of each month.

The club is for women who have lived in the area for 10 years or less or for those who have a life-changing event, such as retirement. It offers a variety of activities. A luncheon with a program is planned for the second Wednesday of each month.

For more information, visit westsidenewcomersclub.org or call Nancy Ovuka at 702-837-8685.

WESTSIDE CHICAGO CLUB TO GATHER SEPT. 7

The Westside Chicago Club plans to meet at 2 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave.

The group meets the first Sunday of each month and consists mostly of people who have retired to Las Vegas. Monthly meetings start with a short business meeting followed by a program. The group is open to all residents.

For more information, call president June Edelman at 702-256-9542.

TOWN HALL MEETING SET FOR SEPT. 10 AT MOUNTAIN CREST COMMUNITY CENTER

District C Clark County Commissioner Larry Brown plans to host a town hall meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Mountain Crest Community Center, 4701 N. Durango Drive. Items to be discussed include the finalization of the Lone Mountain Five-year Land Use Plan and an overview of the next construction phase of the 215 Beltway improvements, including lowering and realignment to the west for the section near Lone Mountain Road, as well as new interchanges at Lone Mountain and Ann roads; and an overpass at Centennial Parkway. County ordinance revisions impacting the storage of trash dumpsters (2 and 3 cubic yards) in the public right-of-way is also set to be discussed, along with the Lone Mountain Equestrian Park project.

For more information, call 702-455-3500.

WOMEN’S CLUB OF SUMMERLIN PLANS ANNUAL CHARITY EVENT OCT. 9

The Women’s Club of Summerlin has slated its annual charity event for 6 p.m. Oct. 9 at the JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd. Expect heavy hors d’oeuvres, a raffle, a silent auction, dancing and live music provided by Ronnie Lee Twist and The Future Cats.

Proceeds from the event will benefit Project 150, a nonprofit organized in December 2011 when founders learned of 150 homeless high school students in need of support over the holidays. The effort has expanded to helping more than 1,100 homeless and disadvantaged students in Las Vegas Valley high schools.

For more information, visit womensclubofsummerlin.org.

 

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