Summerlin Area Neighborhood News, July 31-Aug. 6, 2014


IT TRAINING EXPO AND HIRING EVENT PLANNED JULY 30 AT WORKFORCE CONNECTIONS

Workforce Connections’ One-Stop Career Center, 6330 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 190, plans to host an IT Training Expo and Hiring Event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 30.

Employers including DTT Investigations, Cox Communications, Stations Casinos, MGM and Robert Half Technologies are scheduled to be on site to interview candidates for information technology jobs. Job seekers who wish to be interviewed must complete a pre-screening process and are asked to bring a resume, transcripts and portfolios to share.

For more information, visit nvcareercenter.org.

WESTSIDE NEWCOMERS TO MEET AUG. 6

The Westside Newcomers Club plans to host a coffee event for prospective members at 9:15 a.m. Aug. 6 at Grace in the Desert Episcopal Church, 2004 Spring Gate Lane. The coffee event takes place the first Wednesday of each month.

The social 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.

JEWISH SINGLES SOCIAL CLUB TO MEET AUG. 6 AT JCC

The Jewish Singles 55 Plus Social Cub for Men and Women plans to meet at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 6 at Total Wine & More in Boca Park, 730 S. Rampart Blvd.

Meetings are scheduled for the first Wednesday of each month. The club welcomes anyone interested in entertaining programs, socializing and meeting new friends. A program is planned, followed by refreshments and wine tasting.

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

COUNCILMAN BOB BEERS TO MEET WITH RESIDENTS AUG. 8 and 28

Ward 2 Coffee with the Councilman is slated for 7:30 to 9 a.m. Aug. 8 at Avery’s Coffee at Village Square Shopping Center, 9400 W. Sahara Ave. Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers plans to meet with residents to talk about what is happening in Ward 2 and the city.

Residents 21 or older are invited to a similar event planned for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at Embers Grill & Spirits in Boca Park, 740 S. Rampart Blvd.

For more information, call 702-229-2144.

READING WITH RASCAL SESSION SET FOR AUG. 9

The next Reading with Rascal is slated from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 9 in the multipurpose room of Desert Spring United Methodist Church, 120 N. Pavilion Center Drive.

Children can read to a certified therapy dog. Attendance is free and open to all.

For more information, call 702-561-4143 or 702-256-5933.

JEWISH GENEALOGY SOCIETY TO MEET AUG. 17 AT SAHARA WEST LIBRARY

The Jewish Genealogy Society of Southern Nevada plans to meet at 1 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave.

The slated guest speaker is Mirta Ines Trupp, author of “With Love, The Argentina Family:Memories of Tango and Kugel.” In her self-published memoir, Trupp covers why her

family went to Argentina rather than the United States and why they eventually traveled to the U.S.

Meetings are free and open to the public. For more information, contact president Abe Simon at abe_simon@cox.net or 702 523-9874.

RAILWAY WORKERS TO MEET

The National Association of Retired and Veteran Railway Employees plans to meet at 10 a.m. Aug. 19 at Mad Mattie’s, 8100 W. Sahara Ave.

One of the group’s goals is to keep people knowledgeable about political actions that affect their pensions. Meetings are a good way to stay connected, meet others who worked in the industry and share tales from days on the job.

For more information, visit narvre.info.

ADAM’S PLACE NONPROFIT SEEKS VOLUNTEERS

Adam’s Place, 601 S. Rancho Drive, Building C, Suite 19, is looking for volunteers. The nonprofit works to support and empower children, teens and families coping with the loss of a loved one.

It is recruiting new volunteer facilitators for the 2014-15 program year. Training is set for 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 6.

For more information or to fill out an application, visit adamsplaceforgrieflasvegas.org.

MUSICAL ARTS SOCIETY SEEKING SINGERS

The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society invites singers to perform the great masterworks with its 65-voice Musical Arts Chorus & Orchestra. Its 52nd season is planned to open with a concert at 2 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive.

The chorus is set to accompany renowned tenor Andrea Bocelli for the sixth time on Dec. 6 at the MGM Grand. There are also openings in the 20-voice Musical Arts Singers choral ensemble. An audition is required for membership in SNMAS ensembles.

For audition information, visit snmas.com or call director Douglas Peterson at 702-451-6672 for an appointment.

SINCITY DOGS FLYBALL TEAM TO HOST TRAINING

The Sincity Dogs Flyball team plans to host indoor meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at 4221 W. Charleston Blvd. to train dogs for relay races. Any healthy breed dog with ball and tug drive is welcome to try out for the team.

Sincity Dogs is a nonprofit organization. Team dues go to pay hall rental fees.

For more information, contact Yvette Chevalier at lawofficeyvettechevalier@gmail.com or 702-544-0085.

 

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