Henderson/Anthem Neighborhood News for Feb. 18-25, 2014


  • DIGITAL MARKETING FIRM MOVES TO HENDERSONDigital marketing firm Logical Positions recently expanded into Henderson at 400 N. Stephanie St.

    The company specializes in Google AdWords strategy and search engine placement.

    It also is slated to bring 30 jobs to the area.

    For more information, visit logicalposition.com.

  • WARD 1 NEIGHBORHOOD CONNECTION MEETING SCHEDULED

    The city of Henderson is scheduled to host a Neighborhood Connection meeting for Ward 1 residents at 6 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Road.

    City Councilwoman Gerri Schroder is slated to address concerns and answer questions. Other city staff members are scheduled to attend.

    For more information, visit cityofhenderson.com.

  • DOWNEAST OPENS NEW STORE IN HENDERSON

    DownEast Home & Clothing opened this month at 9851 S. Eastern Ave., Suite 105, in the Silverado Ranch Plaza.

    While the location is the fourth DownEast store in the state and the third in the Las Vegas Valley, it is the first here to carry home furnishings and decor in addition to the company’s clothing lines.

    For more information, visit downeasthome.com.

  • NEVADA NATURALIST OPEN HOUSE SLATED

    The Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road, plans to host an open house on the Nevada Naturalist program from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 1. Visit with current Nevada naturalists, meet instructors, see educational project presentations, participate in activities, learn about volunteer opportunities and tour the Outdoor Education Center.

    Nevada Naturalist, a University of Nevada Cooperative Extension program, focuses on giving a broad understanding of nature to participants interesting in learning, volunteering, teaching and participating in conservation projects and issues. The program also gives participants the skills and confidence to make a different for environmental stewardship and conservation in Southern Nevada.

    The open house is free, and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Denis Parsons at 702-948-5906 or email parsonsd@unce.unr.edu.

  • NONPROFIT GETS GRANT TO HELP EXPAND LITERACY PROGRAM

    Bank of America and The Smith Center recently announced that Spread the Word Nevada was the recipient of the Neighborhood Builders grant.

    The nonprofit helps promote early childhood literacy at low-income and at-risk schools.

    The $200,000 grant is expected to help the program extend its school-year reading program into summer and offer the program at new schools.

    For more information, visit spreadthewordnevada.org.

  • FIRE DEPARTMENT TO HOST OPEN HOUSE

    The Henderson Fire Department is scheduled to host an open houses from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 22 at all nine stations.

    Attendees are expected to learn about fire safety, injury prevention and health and wellness.

    Locations include Station 81, 600 College Drive; Station 82, 401 Parkson Road; Station 83, 100 Burkholder Blvd.; Station 94, 400 N. Valle Verde Drive; Station 95, 2300 Pebble Road; Station 86, 96 Via Antincendio; Station 97, 1550 Amador Lane; Station 98, 891 Coronado Center Drive; and Station 99, 2401 Atchley Drive.

    For more information, visit cityofhenderson.com/fire/index.php

  • CITY LAUNCHES AED LOAN PROGRAM

    The city of Henderson is offering an automated external defibrillator loan program for public use.

    The portable device is capable of delivering a shock if needed to restore a heart to its normal rhythm in the event of cardiac arrest.

    Henderson launched the program after it was approached by three local mothers who founded Adam’s Heart, an organization that was created after the son of one of the members experienced sudden cardiac arrest during a soccer game.

    AEDs are expected to be provided at public gatherings and sporting events at no cost.

    For additional information, call 702-267-4000.

  • PROGRAM INTRODUCES KIDS TO LEGAL SYSTEM

    The Legal Minds program offered through the Henderson Municipal Court celebrated its 10th anniversary in January.

    Created by Judge Douglas Hedger, the program introduces fifth-graders to life at the court.

    More than 5,000 students have visited the program to learn about court proceedings and operations.

    For more information, visit cityofhenderson.com.

  • PUBLIC EDUCATION FOUNDATION ACCEPTING SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS

    The Public Education Foundation is accepting scholarship applications from high school seniors who plan to continue their education at an accredited college, university or other post-secondary institution.

    The foundation expects to award more than 400 scholarships totaling nearly $700,000.

    To submit an application online, visit thepef.academicworks.com. Due dates vary.

  • HENDERSON MAYOR ANDY HAFEN APPOINTED TO NATIONAL COMMITTEE

    Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen was recently appointed vice chair of the National League of Cities’ 2014 Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations Steering Committee.

    The committee is responsible for developing the organization’s federal positioning on issues involving national economics policy, liability insurance, intergovernmental relations, census, municipal bonds and capital finance.

    For more information, visit cityofhenderson.com.

 

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