Summerlin Area Neighborhood News, July 3-9, 2014


TPC LAS VEGAS TO HOST JUNIOR GOLF CLINIC JULY 12

TPC Las Vegas, 9851 Canyon Run Drive, plans to host a junior golf clinic from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 12.

Besides golf instruction, trick artist Dennis Walters will give a one-hour clinic, A Combination of Golf Mastery and Human Inspiration.

For more information, call 702-256-2500.

TOYS4SMILES CONTEST SEEKS TOY DESIGNS

Toys4Smiles is running a contest to come up with new designs for its toys. The nonprofit makes simple wood toy vehicles for children in need. It is approaching its 200,000th toy and is looking for five new car, truck or van designs.

Anyone can submit an idea. Designs should follow the clean, simple shapes such as its first generation of cars used. Winners are to be chosen and contacted Aug. 1.

Send designs to Bill DePew, P.O. Box 1151, Mesquite, NV 89024, or email billd@toys4smileslasvegas.org.

For more information on Toys4Smiles, visit toys4smileslasvegas.org.

SOCCER TEAM RAISING FUNDS FOR TRIP TO NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Las Vegas Sports Academy 97 Red, a local soccer team, won regional matchups to become Nevada’s first US Youth Soccer U17 Boys Far West Regional champions.

They now prepare for the National Championships, scheduled for July 20-27 in Germantown, Md. The Las Vegas team is raising money to cover trip expenses, including airfare, hotel rooms, car rental and gas and meals for 18 players and their families.

For fundraiser information, visit gofundme.com/ap7hlg.

FIREWORKS SALE TO RAISE FUNDS FOR CANDLELIGHTERS

Team Kenzie plans to host a fireworks booth in the parking lot of the Albertsons, 10140 W. Flamingo Road at Hualapai Way, to benefit the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada in honor of MaKenzie Lynn Hanover, who died from brain cancer in 2011. The booth will be open through July 4, with presales available at teamkenzie.com.

WESTSIDE CHICAGO CLUB PLANS JULY 6 GATHERING AT SAHARA WEST LIBRARY

The Westside Chicago Club plans to meet at 2 p.m. July 6 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.

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

JEWISH SINGLES 55 PLUS GROUP TO MEET AT MICHAEL’S JULY 9

The Jewish Singles 55 Plus Social Club for men and women plans its next meeting for 6:30 p.m. July 9 at Michael’s, 7321 W. Lake Mead Blvd., at the corner of Tenaya Way.

For more information, call 702-243-1761 or 702-243-9482.

COFFEE WITH THE COUNCILMAN SET FOR JULY 11 AT RACHEL’S KITCHEN

Ward 2 Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers plans to meet with residents from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. July 11 at Rachel’s Kitchen, 9691 Trailwood Drive, near Village Center Drive.

For more information, call 702-229-2144.

READING WITH RASCAL PLANNED FOR JULY 12

The next Reading with Rascal session is slated for 10 a.m. to noon July 12 in the multipurpose room of Desert Spring United Methodist Church, 120 N. Pavilion Center Drive.

Children can read to a certified therapy dog. For more information, call 702-561-4143.

JEWISH GENEALOGY SOCIETY TO GATHER JULY 20 AT SAHARA WEST LIBRARY

The Jewish Genealogy Society of Southern Nevada plans to meet at 1 p.m. July 20 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave.

The final session of a four-part Beginning Genealogy Methods Workshop is planned on the topic of online records available to the researcher. The emphasis will be on European records that can be researched from home.

For more information, contact Abe Simon, president, at abe_simon@cox.net or 702-523-9874.

CARDBOARD BOAT REGATTA SET FOR JULY 25 AT DESERT BREEZE POOL

The annual Cardboard Boat Regatta is slated for 5 to 8 p.m. July 25 at the Desert Breeze Aquatic Facility, 8275 Spring Mountain Road, near Durango Drive.

Participants can build a boat using cardboard and duct tape. All boats must be preregistered by July 23.

Night swimming and boat registration is set to begin at 5 p.m., with races starting at 7 p.m.

Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for children 3 to 17 and $1 for seniors 55 or older. Children 2 or younger will be admitted free.

If families choose not to race, they can swim from 5 to 7 p.m. and enjoy water games and music. Families are welcome to bring a picnic dinner and snacks, although alcohol and glass bottles are not permitted. Prizes will be awarded for the Most Creative, The Bismarck and Fastest Ship.

For more information, visit tinyurl.com/46pbo6w or call 702-455-7798.

GOLF FANS INVITED TO PURCHASE RAFFLE TICKETS TO PLAY WITH PROS

The Shriners Hospitals for Children Open is allowing golf fans to purchase raffle tickets for a chance to play alongside the top 36 PGA Tour professionals in the field in the Championship Pro Am Oct. 15.

For every ticket purchased, supporters will earn one entry in the raffle to win a spot in the event and two Hill tickets good for any one day. One winner, selected at random in September, will receive a one-night hotel accommodation, a Pro Am contestant badge, an invitation for two to the Pro Am Pairings Party Oct. 14, four weeklong Hill badges to the tournament and a gift package valued at $1,000 in addition to the playing spot in the event.

Tickets are $100 each. For tickets, contact Stephanie Maes at smaes@shrinershospitalsopen.com or 702-589-4949.

 

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