Summerlin Area Neighborhood News, May 15-21, 2014


COMPUTER CLUB TO MEET MAY 17 AT TOTAL WINE & MORE

The Clark County Commodore Computer Club plans to meet from 9 to 11 a.m. May 17 at Total Wine & More in Boca Park, 730 S. Rampart Blvd.

The club is for enthusiasts of the Commodore line of computers. Planned demonstrations include the Leapmotion motion controller for PC or Mac.

For more information, email Forrest Nettles at flnettles@hotmail.com.

JEWISH GENEALOGY SOCIETY TO MEET MAY 18 AT SAHARA WEST LIBRARY

The Jewish Genealogy Society of Southern Nevada plans to meet at 1:30 p.m. May 18 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave.

The society is set to conduct part three of four Beginning Genealogy Methods workshops. This one is set to cover the immigration and naturalization process and the records produced.

The society meets at 1 p.m. the third Sunday of each month. Meetings are open to the public.

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

HISTORY PROFESSOR TO ADDRESS TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM ACTIVE ADULTS GROUP

The Temple Beth Sholom Active Adults group has arranged for College of Southern Nevada history professor and author Michael Green to speak at 1:30 p.m. May 20 at the temple, 10700 Havenwood Lane.

The program will be The History of the Las Vegas Jewish Community. Admission is free.

For more information, call 702-233-3785 or 702-382-6456.

HUMANA PLANS MAY 21 OPEN HOUSE FOR VETERANS

Veterans, their families and the public are invited to a veterans celebration and open house in honor of Memorial Day set for 11 a.m. May 21 at the Humana Guidance Center, 8975 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 100.

Guest speakers and refreshments are planned. Veterans can learn about Humana’s national Veterans Initiative, job opportunities at Humana, and health and financial protection products.

For more information, visit humana-veterans.com or call 866-458-6630.

TEAM CHALLENGE INFORMATION SESSIONS PLANNED

Team Challenge, an endurance training and fundraising program for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, plans to host information sessions in May and June, including at 7 p.m. May 22 and 11 a.m. June 7 at REI in Boca Park, 710 S. Rampart Blvd., at 6 p.m. June 10 at LV Cyclery, 10575 Discovery Drive, and at 6 p.m. June 12 at Gordon Biersch in Boca Park, 750 S. Rampart Blvd.

Professional coaches plan to host group training sessions and clinics on swimming, bike maintenance, equipment, injury prevention, nutrition, fueling and hydration and other relevant topics for three sessions per week. After 16 weeks of training, Team Challenge participants will travel to San Diego for the Sept. 21 TriRock triathalon.

For more information, contact James Edwards at 808-224-0071 or jedwards@ccfa.org.

BRANDEIS NATIONAL COMMITTEE TO HOST BOARD INSTALLATION EVENT MAY 22

The Las Vegas chapter of the Brandeis National Committee plans to host its 2014 board of directors installation May 22 at The Mad Greek Cafe, 8565 W. Sahara Ave.

Dinner, entertainment and prizes are planned. Proceeds will benefit the Sustaining the Mind campaign to support neuroscience research at Brandeis University and to establish an endowed scholarship for students in the sciences. The group’s mission is to support Brandeis University by providing philanthropic support for the liberal arts and research university.

The cost will be $35. For more information, contact Jo-Ann Geller at socialadylv@embarqmail.com.

FEDERAL GRANTS WORKSHOP SET FOR MAY 22 AT SAHARA WEST LIBRARY

A free federal grants workshop is planned from 2 to 4 p.m. May 22 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Attendees will receive information on federal grants from the offices of Sen. Harry Reid, Sen. Dean Heller, Congressman Joe Heck, Congresswoman Dina Titus and Congressman Stephen Horsford.

For more information or to register by May 19, visit mihsolutions.com/events or call 702-510-9944.

TRAVEL CLUB TO MEET MAY 27 AT TAP HOUSE

The Las Vegas Singles Travel and Social Club for mature singles plans to meet at 7 p.m. May 27 at the Tap House, 5589 W. Charleston Blvd. Meetings are set for the fourth Tuesday of every month, with a half hour of social time before the meeting. Meetings consist of a short business portion and a guest speaker. May’s speaker will discuss Repositioning Cruises.

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.

NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR WINGED HEART AWARD

The Clark County Medical Society is accepting public and peer-to-peer nominations for the annual Winged Heart Award through May 22. The award recognizes nurses dedicated to raising the bar of health care in Southern Nevada and nonprofits with the mission to improve health and wellness.

Submit nominations at tinyurl.com/qymv8km, or download a form and email it to janice.poblete@clarkcountymedical.org.

Nominees will be invited to attend the 60th anniversary Presidential Installation Dinner and Awards Ceremony scheduled for June 14, when the winners will be announced.

LAS VEGAS 51S HOSTING T-SHIRT DESIGN CONTEST

The Las Vegas 51s T-shirt contest is ongoing. The winning design will be printed on the front of the 2,500 T-shirts that will be given out at the June 7 home game. The winning designer will throw out the first pitch. The winning design will be picked May 23.

Designs are to be created using the interactive “design a tee” studio at randyfuhrmandesigns.com. Under the videos tab, a tutorial video on the usage of the “design a tee” studio is provided.

For more information, call 702-943-7206.

RESET SUMMERLIN EVENT SET FOR JUNE 1

Reset Summerlin is scheduled to be hosted by The Fit Labs, 8645 W. Flamingo Road, the first Sunday of every month. The next one is scheduled for June 1.

The Reset Project offers a morning full of health, wellness and fun. The cost is $15 per person during preregistration or $25 at the door.

For more information, visit theresetprojectlv.com or facebook.com/theresetproject.

HENRY PRENDES CHARITY GOLF CLASSIC RAISES $31,500 FOR HENRY’S PLACE

The eighth annual Henry Prendes Charity Golf Classic, held April 26 at Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort, raised more than $31,500 for Henry’s Place. Funds will go to a camp facility for underprivileged youths in development in Cedar City, Utah.

For more information on the nonprofit, visit henrysplace.org.

PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP TO MEET AT SOUTHWEST MEDICAL ASSOCIATES LIFESTYLE CENTER

Photography: Beyond the Basics, an ongoing group, plans to meet at the Southwest Medical Associates Lifestyle Center-West, 8670 W. Cheyenne Ave., Suite 105. The group is for those already familiar with photography. To RSVP, call 702-677-3056.

SUMMERLIN COUNCIL ANNOUNCES PHOTO CONTEST, SEEKS PARADE PARTICIPANTS

The Summerlin Council is seeking businesses and organizations that would like to participate in the 2014 Fourth of July Patriotic Parade.

To highlight the event’s 20th anniversary, residents are invited to enter a photo contest showing their favorite parade memories. Photos can be submitted at summerlin.com in May, and in June, judges will select the best photos to be featured on Summerlin’s Facebook and Instagram pages. The winner will be invited to participate in this year’s parade with an entry that features the winning photo, and finalists will be invited to watch the parade from the grandstand.

For information, email summerlinpatrioticparade@summerlincouncil.com or call 702-341-5500.

NV ENERGY ANNOUNCES RETURN OF REFRIGERATOR RECYCLING PROGRAM

NV Energy customers who participate in the company’s second Refrigerator Recycling Program can have their old appliance hauled away free and receive a $50 rebate. Qualifying machines must be in working condition with a storage capacity of at least 10 cubic feet.

To schedule a pickup, visit nvenergy.com or call 877-289-8260.

 

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