Henderson/Anthem Neighborhood News for July 2-8, 2013


HENDERSON TO HOST FAMILY FUN NIGHT

The city of Henderson has scheduled a Family Fun Night at 7 p.m. July 20 at the Black Mountain Aquatic Center, 599 Greenway Road.

The evening is expected to feature a bounce house, poolside activities and snacks.

For more information, call 702-267-4080.

CITY HALL CLOSED JULY 4

Henderson City Hall is scheduled to be closed July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

Online payment services are expected to be available. Residents are also expected to be able to report problems or share comments through Contact Henderson online.

For more information, visit cityofhenderson.com.

COLOSSEUM TRAINING CENTER TO OFFER CROSSFIT CLASSES

Colosseum Training Center is scheduled to host free CrossFit classes at 7 p.m. July 3 and July 10 at Paseo Verde Park, 1851 Paseo Verde Parkway.

The class is an introduction to CrossFit, a core strength and conditioning program.

For more information, visit colosseumtraining.com.

HENDERSON ADDS SATURDAY INSPECTIONS FOR HOMEOWNERS

Henderson is scheduling inspections for homeowners and builders on Saturdays.

Typically available Monday through Friday, the extra day was added to make it convenient for people who are unavailable during the week.

Inspections can be scheduled from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. for projects such as water heaters, remodels, patio covers, pools, gas appliances or small construction projects at existing residences.

For more information, call 702-267-3777.

CITY SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR PROGRAM

The city of Henderson is seeking applicants for its Housing Rehabilitation Program, which helps income-eligible homeowners improve their homes.

Administered by the Neighborhood Services division with the city, the program provides financial assistance for repairs that correct code violations or eliminate health and safety hazards.

The city uses funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the deferred loans, which are interest-free with a five-year affordability period.

For more information, call 702-267-2027.

Sunset CLUB to DISCUSS GROWING GARDENS IN NEVADA

The Sunset Garden Club is scheduled to meet at 10 a.m. July 6 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway.

Growing a garden in Nevada is the planned topic.

For more information, call 702-207-4260.

TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION TO IMPLEMENT SERVICE CHANGES JULY 7

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada plans to implement its annual transit service change July 7.

After receiving public feedback, modifications will include increased frequencies, schedule and span-of-service adjustments, in addition to modifications to the Boulder Highway Express (BHX), the Henderson & Downtown Express (HDX), Route 212-Sunset Road and Route 402-Sunset/Boulder City.

Also, boarding changes are proposed on the Sahara Express (SX), BHX and HDX.

A full list of service changes is available at rtcsnv.com, or for more information, call 702-228-7433.

BANK OF AMERICA INITIATIVE PLANNED TO BENEFIT VETERANS SUPPORT GROUPS

Bank of America has announced a fundraising initiative called Express Your Thanks to benefit veterans of the Wounded Warrior Project and Welcome Back Veterans, an initiative of Major League Baseball Charities.

The project’s goal is to raise $1 million for these charities.

Running through Veterans Day (Nov. 11), anyone can participate by taking a photo, creating a video or writing a message of support and sharing it on bankofamerica.com/troopthanks.

Participants also can post messages on Twitter with the hashtag #troopthanks.

For every message posted, Bank of America will donate $1 to Wounded Warriors and Welcome Back Veterans.

RAD TAD WATER SAFETY TEACHES FIRST AID

The city of Henderson has scheduled its Rad Tad Water Safety Day for July 12 at the Whitney Ranch Activity Pool, 1575 Galleria Drive

The event is expected to include demonstrations on first aid and basic water rescue.

Another demonstration is scheduled on July 20 at the Henderson Multigenerational Activity Pool, 250 S. Green Valley Parkway.

CSI to discuss SOLVING CRIMES

Crime Scene Analyst Amy Nemcik is scheduled to speak at 3:30 p.m. July 13 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway.

Part of the CSI unit at the Metropolitan Police Department, Nemcik is expected to discuss how crime scenes are documented and perpetrators are found.

For more information, call 702-207-4261.

 

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