Henderson/Anthem Neighborhood News for Nov. 12-18


CENTER to CELEBRATE FIFTH ANNIVERSARY

The Humana Guidance Center, 1000 N. Green Valley Parkway, is scheduled to celebrate its fifth anniversary with an open house celebration from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 15. The event is expected to include entertainment, refreshments and free demonstrations including Tai Chi, ballroom dance and line dancing.

For more information, call 701-269-5200.

DEAN OF UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE TO SPEAK AT CHAMBER BREAKFAST

Dr. Thomas Schwenk, dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, is set to discuss “Public Medical Education in Southern Nevada: Fantasy or Reality?” during the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s network breakfast scheduled from 7 to 9 a.m. Nov. 19 at the Wingate by Wyndam, 3041 St. Rose Parkway.

The cost to attend the breakfast is $20 for members and $40 for nonmembers. There is an additional $10 charge for walk-ins who do not reserve their space prior Nov. 15. Cancellations must be made by the deadline in order to receive a full refund. Reservations may be made at www.hendersonchamber.com/events.

Desert NEWCOMERS PLAN LUNCHEON

The Desert Newcomers Club is expected to meet at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 13 at the Anthem Country Club, 1 Club Side Drive.

The luncheon is expected to be a joint event with Valley Women’s Club.

For more information, visit desertnewcomersclub.com.

GREEN VALLEY WOMAN’S CLUB

SCHEDULES NOV. 12 MEETING

The GFWC Green Valley Woman’s Club is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at Findlay Toyota, 7733 Eastgate Road.

The event is a mixer for women looking to network.

For more information, visit gfwcgreenvalley.org.

HENDERSON SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR HOLIDAY DECORATING CONTEST

Henderson’s 2013 annual Outdoor Holiday Decorating Contest is slated to run through Dec. 9.

This year’s theme is “holiday traditions in the desert.”

The entry deadline is Dec. 2 and is limited to the first 50 applicants.

For more information, call 702-267-4090.

CITY HALL IN THE MALL TO RETURN NOV. 16

The city of Henderson is scheduled to host the annual City Hall in the Mall from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Galleria at Sunset, 1300 W. Sunset Road.

The event is expected to have city officials and representatives for residents to interact with.

The city also seeks residents’ feedback on programs and projects.

For more information, visit cityofhenderson.com.

GARDEN CLUB TO DISCUSS BUGS

The Sunset Garden Club is scheduled to meet at noon Nov. 12 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway.

Presented by Master Gardener Bill Hodson, the program is called Good Bugs, Bad Bugs.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, visit sunsetgardenclubofnv.org.

Green Chips launches website

Green Chips, a nonprofit designed to advance Nevada’s sustainability identity, recently launched a community website at greenchips.org. The site is intended to provide individuals, groups, businesses and municipalities with a venue to share green events, activities, incentive programs and more. To submit information for the site, email info@greenchips.org. The second phase of the site, expected March 2014, is slated to include health, transportation and educational resources including an interactive section for students with science projects, lesson plans and outdoor activity ideas.

TAX PREP SERVICE SEEKS VOLUNTEERS

AARP Tax-Aide, a free, volunteer-run tax assistance and preparation service, is looking for volunteers.

Training is scheduled for the first week of January. To register, visit aarp.org/taxvolunteer or contact district coordinator Jerry Allen at 702-233-1918.

SIGN UP FOR STATION BOWLING LEAGUES

Station Casinos are accepting applications for their 2013-14 fall/winter bowling leagues. League play is available at Red Rock Lanes inside Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd.; Santa Fe Bowling Center inside Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive; Strike Zone inside Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road; and Texas Star Lanes inside Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. For more information, visit stationcasinoslanes.com.

DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY SERVICES TO LAUNCH ONLINE CAREGIVER TRAINING

The Clark County Department of Family Services plans to launch Just In Time Training, a new online caregiver training program. The program provides caregivers with tools to enhance their parenting skills.

Caregivers can access hundreds of videos, with topics ranging from discipline, family integration, toilet training and working with biological families. The training sessions can be viewed 24 hours a day at qpinevada.com.

In addition to the video training, the site will provide access to interactive webinars where participants can ask questions in real time.

NEVADA STATE BANK PLANS FOOD DRIVE TO BENEFIT LAS VEGAS RESCUE MISSION

The Nevada State Bank plans to host a food drive through Nov. 8 to benefit the Las Vegas Rescue Mission, 480 W. Bonanza Road.

Nonperishable food items can be dropped off at any Nevada State Bank branch. Suggested items include instant potatoes, canned vegetables, rice, pasta, canned/instant soup, ramen noodles, cranberries/cranberry sauce and boxed stuffing.

For a list of Nevada State Bank branches, visit nsbank.com/locations.

SURPLUS AUCTION PLANNED NOV. 23

The largest government surplus auction of 2013 is scheduled for 8 a.m. Nov. 23 at 4320 Stephanie St.

The auction is set to offer vehicles, office equipment, lost and found electronics and other items used or acquired by government agencies, including McCarran International Airport, the Metropolitan Police Department and the area cities and state of Nevada.

Participants are urged to register as bidders during the preview and preregistration period set to open at the Stephanie Street site three days before the auction. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 20 through Nov. 22. Participants must present a valid ID to register. There is no cost to register.

A catalog of items to be auctioned is posted on TNT’s website at tntauction.com.

 

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