Paradise/Downtown Neighborhood News


PROM CLOSET SEEKS SHOES, DRESSES AND JEWELRY TO DISTRIBUTE TO TEENS

The Las Vegas Prom Closet is accepting new and gently used prom dresses, jewelry and dress shoes through March 17 to be distributed March 24 to high school students with a valid ID at HELP of Southern Nevada, 1640 E. Flamingo Road.

Items can be dropped off in the downtown/Paradise areas at the Fashion Show mall concierge desk, 3200 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Princesa stores at the Boulevard Mall, 3528 S. Maryland Parkway, and at the Meadows Mall, 4300 Meadows Lane.

Summerlin locations include Best Kept Secret, 1930 Village Center Circle, Suite 4, and the Humana Guidance Center, 8975 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 100.

Items are also to be accepted in Henderson at the Humana Guidance Center, 1000 N. Green Valley Parkway, Suite 720, and at Dr. Pat Simone's office, 70 N. Pecos Road.

For more information, call Las Vegas Prom Closet volunteer Tracy Fudge at 738-6095 or email her at fudgetracy@hotmail.com.

TALENT SOUGHT FOR GOLDEN RAINBOW'S 'RIBBON OF LIFE' FUNDRAISER

The nonprofit Golden Rainbow is accepting talent submissions through March 16 for its 26th annual "Ribbon of Life" fundraiser, which is scheduled for 1 p.m. June 24 at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave.

Dancers, singers and artists are encouraged to submit auditions through mail, email or in person at the 801 S. Rancho Drive office.

For more information, call 384-2899 or visit goldenrainbow.org.

VISION FORUM PLANNED AT SENIOR CENTER

The Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road, is slated to host a free vision forum from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, featuring workshops and vendors specializing in assisting those who are visually impaired.

Registration is set to open at 8 a.m. For more information, call 229-6454 or visit tinyurl.com/6nd8fu3.

SPRINGTIME TEA PARTY SCHEDULED

The Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J St., is slated to host a springtime tea party from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

Advanced registration is required, and the cost is $2. Attendees are encouraged to wear a colorful hat and bring their favorite saucer.

For more information, call 229-6125 or visit lasvegasnevada.gov.

ST. PATRICK'S DAY LUNCHEON SET

Plan for the St. Patrick's Day luncheon at 11:30 a.m. March 14 at the East Las Vegas Community/Senior Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave.

Advanced registration is required, and the cost is $5.

For more information, call 229-1515 or visit lasvegasnevada.gov.

OUTPATIENT DIABETES CLASS SET FOR WEDNESDAY

Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center plans to host an adult outpatient diabetes class on nutrition from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at 3101 S. Maryland Parkway, Suite 100.

The class is free and will give an introduction to the basic dietary needs for those with diabetes. Registration is required.

For more information, call 233-5454 or visit sunrisehospital.com.

MAMMOVAN SCHEDULED TO OFFER LOW-COST BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS

Nevada Health Center's Mammovan is scheduled to offer low- to no-cost breast cancer screenings at selected Food 4 Less locations, thanks to a $10,000 grant from Food 4 Less.

Stops are scheduled from 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at 4965 E. Sahara Ave.; Wednesday and May 1 at 8180 Las Vegas Blvd. South; June 5 and Sept. 4 at 1301 S. Boulder Highway; June 14 at 4001 S. Decatur Blvd.; Aug. 16 at 1955 N. Nellis Blvd.; and Nov. 21 at 2255 Las Vegas Blvd. North.

For more information, visit nvhealthcenters.org.

regional TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ANNOUNCES DISCOUNTS

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada's Club Ride Commuter Services is offering new discounts to enrolled commuters who choose an alternative mode to get to and from work, such as carpooling or taking transit, through its Club Ride Rewards program.

Discounts and promotion details for Club Ride members can be found online and include Golden Spoon, Krispy Kreme, Papa Murphy's, Tropical Smoothie, Boulder Dam Brewing Co, Sassy Sal's BBQ, Red Mango and Chef Fleming's Bake Shop. There also are entertainment discounts and discounts for services.

For more information, visit rtcsnv.com and click on Club Ride.

 

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