Paradise/Downtown Neighborhood News, July 16-22


GOLDEN RAINBOW EVENT RAISES $152,000

Golden Rainbow’s 27th annual Ribbon Of Life event raised more than $152,000 through ticket sales and a silent auction to help combat HIV-AIDS.

The event took place June 30 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave., and featured performances by local and national talent .

For more information visit goldenrainbow.org or call 702-384-3914.

HELP OF SOUTHERN NEVADA LAUNCHES 10TH OF THE MONTH DONOR PROGRAM

HELP of Southern Nevada is launching its $10 on the 10th recurring donor program, which encourages residents to make a difference in their community by donating $10 on the 10th of every month.

To sign up, visit helpsonv.org, click “Get Involved” and scroll down to donate, labeling $10 on the 10th in the description. Donors can select the frequency of a recurring donation by using the drop-down box. Sign-ups on behalf of someone are also available as gifts.

WORKSHOP TO OFFER INFORMATION ABOUT MEDICARE COVERAGE

A Medicare information workshop co-sponsored by the Nevada Division for Aging Services is scheduled at 3 p.m. July 22 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road.

Representatives from multiple organizations are set to field questions about Medicare, benefits and beneficiaries, caregiver protection, deductibles and co-pays, how to file a claim, how to detect and report Medicare fraud and abuse and information about other programs. 

For more information, visit lvccld .org or call 702-507-3400.

THEATER OFFERS CLASSES FOR YOUTHS

The Las Vegas Little Theatre is offering Summer Youth Theatre Academy classes for students ages 7 to 13.

Students may register for one or more sessions. Each week is to end with a performance by the students.

Classes are set from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The dates are July 22-26 for the Drama: Why the Long Face? program; and July 29-Aug. 2 for the Mystery: Who Done It? sessions.

Classes are $250 per week for each student. The academy is conducted by Emily Fagan, a certified speech, theater and English teacher.

For more information, call 702-362-7996 or visit lvlt.org.

 

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