Centennial Neighborhood News


Firestone Complete Auto Care opened recently at 6901 N. Durango Drive, offering full-service car maintenance and tire services.

For more information, visit firestone completeautocare.com or call 396-0456.

VFW REPRESENTATIVES TO ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT BENEFITS, OTHER ISSUES

Active or retired military personnel with questions about veterans affairs or benefits can visit with Veterans of Foreign Wars USA representatives from 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays at the Centennial Hills Active Adult Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. The service is free. For more information, call 229-1702.

COUNCILMAN ROSS TO ATTEND ELKHORN COMMUNITY HOA MEETING

Ward 6 Las Vegas City Councilman Steve Ross is scheduled to attend the Elkhorn Community Homeowners Association meeting at 6 p.m. today at the Centennial Hills Community Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, to field questions and concerns. To arrange for Ross to visit an HOA meeting, call 229-6154.

NV ENERGY OFFERS REBATE FOR RECYCLED REFRIGERATORS

NV Energy is offering a $50 rebate for customers to recycle their refrigerators this summer.

Inefficient refrigerators waste energy as a result of working harder and longer in hot garages to maintain their temperature. In addition to the rebate, NV Energy will pick up the refrigerator or freezer for free.

Units must be in working order and be at least 10 cubic feet in size. Participants must own the refrigerator or freezer, and the offer is limited to two units for each address.

NV Energy will recycle 95 percent of the units. For program qualifications and to schedule a pickup, visit nvenergy.com/refrigerator or call 877-289-8260.

HELP OF SOUTHERN NEVADA CAMPAIGN COLLECTING BOTTLED WATER

HELP of Southern Nevada's HELP2O campaign encourages Southern Nevadans to help protect homeless residents from the dangers associated with the summer heat by donating bottled water and spare change at Whole Foods Market through August.

Two Whole Foods locations, 7250 W. Lake Mead Blvd. at Tenaya Way and 6689 Las Vegas Blvd. South in Town Square Las Vegas, will serve as collection points. Bottled water donations can be purchased in store and donated or purchased elsewhere and dropped off at Whole Foods. The water will be collected on a regular basis and distributed to the area's homeless population.

Additionally, those looking to make a monetary donation will be able to do so by tossing their change into branded HELP of Southern Nevada change jars at all four Whole Foods Las Vegas and Henderson locations or by submitting a donation via helpsonv.org.

LOCAL NONPROFIT GROUPS COMPETE IN CARS FOR GOOD PROGRAM

Las Vegas-based HELP of Southern Nevada and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas are among 500 nonprofit finalists in Toyota's 100 Cars for Good program, a philanthropic initiative in which the automaker is giving 100 cars to 100 nonprofit groups over the course of 100 days.

The two valley groups were selected as finalists from more than 4,000 applications nationwide.

Members of the public can vote for whichever nonprofit group they want. The one with the most votes at the end of each day will win one of six Toyota models. Runners-up will receive a $1,000 cash grant from Toyota.

To vote, visit 100carsforgood.com.

 

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