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Twelve men from various backgrounds and professions who exemplify great personal and professional commitment to the community were honored April 8 during Saks Fifth Avenue’s 11th annual fundraiser, Vegas Dozen 2014: The Men We Love and Why We Love Them.
Among the pleasures of living in Nevada are the huge expanses of open space surrounding our scattered cities and towns. Nevadans seeking downtime in the outdoors do not have to go far from home. Even in an urban area such as Las Vegas, dozens of recreational destinations wait to be explored, accessible within minutes.
Dear Savvy Senior: I would like to fly my elderly parents across the country next month for my daughter’s wedding but have some concerns about the flight. My mom has trouble walking long distances and my dad has COPD and needs an oxygen tank. What airport or airline services are available to help elderly passengers? — Concerned Daughter
A 3-foot gap exists between Silverado senior Aaron Schwarze, 18, and the earth beneath his feet, yet he manages to walk without the support of solid ground. He balances himself as his feet center atop a 2-inch-wide string, known as webbing, and begins his stride forward.
Christmas is easy. December 25th. This year. Last year. Every year.
Never underestimate the potential of a good workplace conversation. Gaile Ferguson, Brenda Dumas and Carolyn Hurst are artists who work in the media of, respectively, photography, fused glass art and quilts. But, like many artists, they pay the bills by working 9-to-5 jobs, in education.
A Japanese restaurant in an old 5 & Diner? Talk about a visual non sequitur. “Fine dining” may be overstepping the bounds of its location and somewhat slow service, so consider it as applying solely to the food.
“First, you gotta get a sign,” Catholic street evangelist Ed Graveline says. In this case, a sandwich board that proclaims: “Catholic Truth.”