DISCUSS WARD 2 CONCERNS AT OCT. 2 EVENT
Join Las Vegas Ward 2 Councilman Bob Beers for an event scheduled for 5 p.m. Oct. 2 at the restaurant at Angel Park Golf Course, 100 S. Rampart Blvd.
Residents are invited to participate in an informal discussion on what is happening in Ward 2 and the city of Las Vegas. Live rock/pop music and a special cocktail menu will follow the discussions.
For more information, call 229-4645. For information on Ward 2 activities, visit lasvegasnevada.gov/ward2.
BUSINESS NETWORK MIXER TO HAVE HALLOWEEN THEME OCT. 2 AT SUNCOAST
The Large Vision Business Network Mixer is planned from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive
The theme will be the sixth annual Safe Night, a Halloween program, featuring more than 50 business exhibits.
The event is open to the public, and free admission tickets are being distributed at various locations throughout Clark County. Children 12 or younger are to be admitted free.
For more information, call 639-6964 or visit pjproductionlive.com.
COATS FOR KIDS DRIVE TO KICK OFF MONDAY AT ALBERTSONS
The 13th annual Coats for Kids drive is scheduled Monday through Nov. 3 at Albertsons stores across the valley.
Bring gently used coats to any Albertsons store and place them in the marked box at the front of the store. Aramark Uniforms will pick up the coats and drop them off at Al Phillips The Cleaner, which has cleaned all the coats free for the past 13 years. They are distributed to children in need by The Salvation Army's Family Services.
As part of the Lucky 13 theme for this year, anyone who donates a coat can enter a drawing for one of 13 pairs of free tickets to see Carrot Top's show a the Luxor. Entry forms are available at the Albertsons service desks.
GOODFELLAS FUNDRAISER TO HELP TEEN WITH SEIZURES
A fundraiser is planned for 7 p.m. Wednesday at Goodfellas Bar & Restaurant, 2801 N. Tenaya Way. Enjoy entertainment from Las Treal while helping the Christopher Farnsworth Foundation for brain injury awareness.
Farnsworth began having seizures at age 16 that are possibly linked to concussions sustained from sports.
For more information, visit christopherfarnsworthfoundation.org.
FINANCIAL MATTERS SEMINAR SCHEDULED AT DESERT VISTA COMMUNITY CENTER
A seminar, Strategies for a Healthy Personal And Financial Life, is planned for 11 a.m. Thursday at the Desert Vista Community Center, 10360 Sun City Blvd. It will feature motivational speaker Jason Andoscia.
This is a free event, but registration should be made by calling John Leveritt at 341-2080.
MARQUIS AURBACH COFFING EMPLOYEES PLAN FRIDAY BLOOD DRIVE
We Want To Suck Your Blood, an annual blood drive, is planned from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at 10001 Park Run Drive, by employees of the law firm of Marquis Aurbach Coffing.
The drive is open to the public. All donors will receive a voucher for two tickets to the show "Defending the Caveman" at Harrah's Las Vegas, 3475 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
Donors must be 17 or older, weigh at least 110 pounds and feel well prior to giving blood. A photo identification and/or United Blood Services donor card is required.
Appointments are not necessary; walk-ins are always welcome. For an appointment, contact Terri Szostek at 821-2419 or email@example.com.
SUN CITY SUMMERLIN TO HOST FALL HEALTH FAIR SATURDAY
Sun City Summerlin plans to host its 20th annual Fall Health Fair from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Desert Vista Community Center, 10360 Sun City Blvd.
The fair is set to feature information on health and wellness issues, chiropractics, diabetes, home health, assisted living and physical therapy. A flu shot clinic by The Wellness Group is planned. Those seeking shots are asked to bring their insurance cards and a picture ID. Accepted insurances are Medicare Part B, Medicare PFFS, Aetna, Cigna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Health Care, HPN, Senior Dimensions and Sierra.
The flu shot is $25 and the pneumonia shot is $80 (if not covered by listed insurance companies).
SIGN UP FOR SATURDAY NATIONAL LANDS DAY CLEANUP PROJECT
A cleanup project in honor of National Public Lands Day is planned from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.
The Bureau of Land Management plans to conduct maintenance work at Oliver Ranch. Volunteers experienced with power tools are needed to help remove unwanted materials from a historical site.
For more information, call Cal Howell at 515-5386.
WHOLE FOODS MARKET AND FORECLOSED UPON PETS PLAN DOG ADOPTIONS
Foreclosed Upon Pets Inc. plans to conduct dog adoptions from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Whole Foods Market, 8855 W. Charleston Blvd.
The group is in urgent need of foster families for temporary housing of dogs and cats left behind by their owners or those needing rehoming.
To view adoptable pets, visit forecloseduponpets.org. For more information, call 272-0010.
SATURDAY GOLF EVENT TO HELP TROOPS
Tee It Up for the Troops, in partnership with Las Vegas' only free veterans' dental clinic, the Sgt. Clint Ferrin Dental Clinic, is planned for Saturday at Angel Park Golf Club, 100 S. Rampart Blvd.
A large portion of the proceeds will provide free dentistry to low-income veterans in Las Vegas.
Golfers will tee off for prizes and raffle items from former major-league pitchers Greg Maddux and Rollie Fingers and singer Toby Keith. Other donations include NASCAR and National Hot Rod Association passes, gift cards and more.
For details, contact event coordinator Todd Davis at 775-722-9945 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To register as a sponsor or individual golfer, visit teeitupforthetroops.org/states/nevada.
SPECIAL RECREATION PERMITS OFFER YEAR-ROUND FUN AT RED ROCK CANYON
The Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area announces the opening of several commercial year-round Special Recreation Permits (SRPs).
SRPs include at least two permits for off-highway vehicles, one for ongoing hiking, two for ongoing guided bicycling, one for ongoing guided equestrian and one for ongoing scooter/motorized bikes for the Scenic Loop Drive.
Those interested in applying for the SRPs must submit a completed application package by Nov. 1 to the Red Rock/Sloan Field Office at HCR Box 5500, Las Vegas, NV 89161.
Applications will be rated and an applicant(s) chosen from the most qualified applicants. Notification of selected applicants will be made by January 2013.
For more information, including prospectus, application packet and rating criteria, visit blm.gov/9kkd.
If you have questions during the application process, contact Kathy August at 515-5138 or email@example.com.
THIRD ANNUAL ROCKIN' WALK PLANNED FOR SUNDAY TO BENEFIT GOODIE TWO SHOES
The third annual Rockin' Walk to benefit the nonprofit Goodie Two Shoes Foundation is slated for 9:30 a.m. Sunday as part of the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin, 1700 Village Center Circle.
The outdoor, family-friendly walking event will raise funds to provide disadvantaged children with new shoes and socks. It is sponsored by the Brenden Mann Foundation.
Participants can choose from the one-mile mixed hole, 2.5-mile back-nine or five-mile 18-hole walking options and enjoy the scenic views of TPC Summerlin, live entertainment and prizes. Each registered walker will also receive a souvenir T-shirt and a single-day admission ticket for the tournament, which is scheduled for Monday through Oct. 7.
Registration fees are $20 for children 3 to 17 and $35 for those 18 or older. A new pair of shoes and five to six pairs of socks can be provided to needy children for every $25 raised. Walk participants can preregister online or the morning of the walk, and space is limited to the first 1,500 walkers.
For more information, visit jtshrinersopen.com/en/scheduleofevents/sundaysep30.aspx. To register, visit goodietwoshoes.org or call 617-4027.
SHRINERS LUNCHEON COMING OCT. 2 TO TPC SUMMERLIN
The Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open announces the fourth annual Women's Day Kick Off Your Heels Luncheon, scheduled for Oct. 2 at TPC Summerlin, 1700 Village Circle Drive.
Women can enjoy a cooking demonstration from executive chef Roy Yamaguchi of Roy's Hawaiian Fusion, followed by a catered lunch from his restaurant. Sponsored by Wells Fargo, the event is set to include a silent auction with high-value items.
Tickets are $125 for individuals and $1,000 for tables of 10. VIP tables are $1,500 and include weekend access for 10 to the tournament grounds. For more information or to reserve a table and purchase tickets, contact Emily Eskin at 589-4947 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
JEWISH SINGLES PLAN TO MEET OCT. 3
The Jewish Singles 55 Plus Social Club for men and women plans to host its next meeting at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Jewish Community Center building at Temple Sinai, 9001 Hillpointe Road.
The club meets the first Wednesday of each month. Guests are welcome, and attendance is free. In addition to the program, there will be refreshments and a time to mingle.
For more information, call 233-8618 or 243-9482.
WESTSIDE NEWCOMERS INVITE PROSPECITVE MEMBERS TO OCT. 3 EVENT
The Westside Newcomers Club plans to host a coffee event for prospective members at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 3 at Grace in the Desert Episcopal Church, 2004 Spring Gate Lane.
The coffee events are planned for the first Wednesday of each month. The social club is for women who have lived in the area for 10 years or less or those who have had a life-changing event, such as retirement. It offers a variety of activities, and a luncheon with a program is planned for the second Wednesday of each month.
For more information, visit westsidenewcomersclub.org or call 649-8536.
GRIEF CAMP TAKING APPLICATIONS
Applications are being accepted for Camp Solari, which offers a nurturing environment for children 6 to 17 and their surviving caregivers to learn to cope with grief. The next camp is planned for Oct. 12-14 at the Mount Charleston Lodge, 5375 Kyle Canyon Road.
All weekend activities, including art, music, talk therapy, drumming, dancing and nature walks, as well as lodging, meals and materials, are free to camp participants. Solari Hospice Foundation covers these costs through fundraisers and charitable donations.
For an application or to learn more about how you or your organization can donate to Camp Solari, go to solarihospicefoundation.org, call 877-795-8760 or email jamie@solarihospice foundation.org.
VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT FOR AARP TAX PROGRAM
AARP Tax-Aide NV, which prepares free personal income tax returns for residents in the lower- to middle-income brackets, is seeking unpaid volunteers to prepare taxes, greet clients and program computers in early 2013. Training is scheduled for Jan. 7-11 on the west side of the Las Vegas Valley and Jan. 21-25 on the east side.