Like a family, the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1076 focuses on bonding and helping one another to succeed in life after service.
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Sunday, we salute our mothers. View recently spoke to three Summerlin-area women who shared their stories about the trials and triumphs of being a mom.
During the annual Good Scout Luncheon March 19, the Las Vegas Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America and business and community leaders honored Jeff Shaw for his consecutive terms as president of the Las Vegas Area Council.
Cristen Jacobsen of Summerlin is a mother of four, but she may well be a mother to 270. That’s how many orphaned girls live at the St. Elizabeth Girl’s Academy of Uganda, East Africa, an orphanage and school that rescues street children up to 21 years old. Jacobsen helps support the school through her nonprofit Hope for Hearts, which she co-founded in 2007.
In recent years, YouTube has become more than a way to gain five minutes of fame. It’s an outlet and support system for anyone going through a struggle, especially mothers.
In part two of a four-part series, Henderson View explores various city departments and resources that contribute to the community’s overall safety and Henderson’s listing as one of the safest cities.
Residents at the Spring Mountain Youth Camp gathered in mid-April to listen to stories about redemption and hope at the inauguration of the camp’s boxing gym.
In the last 38 years, Henderson-area resident Lori Day has danced her way into the hearts of many.
It used to be that libraries clustered materials for children of all ages in the same section, pre-kindergarten alongside teens. But the teens, many of whom already were driving, saw themselves as young adults. The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District has recognized a growing trend for library facilities — that teens deserve a space of their own. On April 9, it dedicated a newly refurbished area at the Sahara West Library, naming it Teen@.
Looks, popularity, grades and sports are usual suspects in the priority list of concerns for high school students, but in mid-April, Cheyenne High School students were hit with the financial reality of being an adult.
As a mother of four, Henderson native Tina Tannehill says each of her children is special, but one is an angel.
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When World War II broke out, Carmella Wood, who turns 93 this year, wanted to do her part.
Despite living in Nevada’s second-largest city, Henderson is still considered by its residents to have a small-town feel.
As Wonder Woman, Batman and Spider-Man roam the Children’s Hospital of Nevada at University Medical Center, 1800 W. Charleston Blvd., children and nurses stare in awe. The superheroes are there on a Saturday afternoon in April to fight the larger-than-life villain that follows children who are sick and stuck inside the hospital environment.
In recent years, population growth in developing nations has caused a lack of access to basic health care services for many people. This not only results in the general public’s poor health, but workers in the field are confronted with demanding jobs and low pay.
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Sebastian Robert Jones , 12, a seventh-grader at Rogich Middle School, was recently chosen as a finalist in the Do the Write Thing national essay writing contest for his essay on bullying. He is the son of Jon and Nicole Jones of Las Vegas.
It’s easy to spend your whole life working toward owning a home, but now it’s possible to have your home work for you.
What do you get when you mix the art of auctioneering with the pizzazz of Las Vegas? You get Jeff Manning, whose theatrical approach to presenting auction items takes things to a whole new level. Best of all, many times, it’s a charity such as the Ronald McDonald House that benefits from his unique style.
After working long hours, many people dream of retirement and the time they will get to spend pursuing their hobbies, but sometimes that dream can lose its romance if one becomes socially isolated and inactive.