Henderson/Anthem Neighborhood News for Aug. 6-12


HENDERSON MATCHES VOLUNTEERS WITH OPPORTUNITIES

Henderson residents seeking to volunteer are encouraged to check out the city of Henderson’s Volunteer Partnership Program.

The program matches people and groups with opportunities to serve by matching skills and interests to various needs.

The website lists hundreds of volunteers registered in categories ranging from clerical work to cleanups.

Groups or people also in need of volunteers can register projects online as well.

For more information, call 702-267-2000.

HENDERSON SEEKS PARTICIPANTS FOR HUBCAP ART GALLERY

The city of Henderson is seeking artists for its second annual SuperRun Hubcap Art Gallery, which is scheduled for Sept. 27-29 at the Henderson Convention Center, 200 S. Water St.

Participants are encouraged to transform hubcaps into art pieces. Hubcaps cost $5 and can be purchased until Aug. 28.

For more information, call 702-267-2171.

LEADERSHIP HENDERSON SEEKS NONPROFIT as a partner

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Henderson program is accepting applications from nonprofits and schools.

One program is expected to be selected for the 2014 class of Leadership Henderson to work with as a partner.

For more information, contact Rebecca Fay at rfay@henderson chamber.com.

PROGRAM TO TEACH ABOUT DIABETES

The Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway, is scheduled to host a program on diabetes at 10 a.m. Aug. 9 and 16.

The Stanford Medical School’s Diabetes Self-Management Program is expected to teach people skills to deal with symptoms of diabetes such as fatigue and pain.

For more information, call 702-616-4914.

SOUTHERN NEVADA STRONG PLANS OPEN HOUSES THROUGHOUt THE VALLEY

Southern Nevada Strong is inviting the community to attend open houses to gather resident input.

The organization is a regional planning initiative looking to better integrate transportation, housing and job opportunities in Southern Nevada.

Open houses are scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 Aug. 7 at the Desert Breeze Community Center, 8275 Spring Mountain Road; 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway; 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Elaine K. Smith Center, 700 Wyoming St.; 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Mary & Sam Boyd Boys & Girls Club, 1608 Moser Drive; and a Spanish-speaking event from 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Downtown Boys & Girls Club, 2801 E. Stewart Ave.

For more information, visit southernnevadastrong.com.

DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY SERVICES LOOKING FOR COMMUNITY SPONSORS

The Clark County Department of Family Services is looking for community sponsors to help build a safe, stable and nurturing environment for foster children. Residents and businesses can volunteer to mentor or tutor a child, sponsor a child’s Christmas presents or birthday, donate school supplies or become a court-appointed special advocate.

For more information on volunteering or donating, visit clarkcountynv.gov.

 

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