Helping nonprofits stretch their budgets isn’t the only benefit volunteers provide. Their work also touches people’s lives.
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Part memoir, part self-help book, Dan Mager hopes his book, “Some Assembly Required: A Balanced Approach to Recovery from Addiction and Chronic Pain,” “will have value for anyone struggling.”
Someday, the planet on which you’re standing will be yours. That means you probably want to take good care of it and of the other people who’ll own it, too. No doubt, you’ve got some awesome (and very unique) ideas on how to do that. And if not — well, why not learn from kids who’ve done something for the Earth?
Literary events this week include Scott Dickensheet’s visit to the Las Vegas Writers Group, the Vegas Valley Book Festival, a memoir-writing workshop by Joanne D. Gilbert and a signing for the biography “Tony Sacca: Las Vegas Ambassador of Entertainment A 50 Year Journey.”
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Air Force Airman Gavin B. Peck graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Peck is the son of Rodney B. Peck of Great Falls, Mont., and Christine D. Peck of Las Vegas.
Soo Clinton was driving to her northwest home on Halloween night in 2011 when the unthinkable happened.
IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
$60,000 BINGO EVENT SCHEDULED AT GOLD COAST
TAKE BACK THE NIGHT SCHEDULED OCT. 23 AT UNLV
Las Vegas resident Jacob Bailey expanded on a neighborhood Halloween tradition to create The Undead Maze at Southern Hills Hospital. The haunted attraction is raising funds for The Public Education Foundation and the Shade Tree shelter.
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Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
Who says the Strip has all the good restaurants? Bonefish Grill combines a varied menu with a casual but polished atmosphere.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
Aileen Epstein-Ignadiou has been teaching yoga for 40 years and is the owner of the B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga Center of Las Vegas, 6342 W. Sahara Ave. For her, having the center means she can do what she loves and share it with her community, especially her students.
To hear Summerlin resident Christy Phelps describe it, Pure Barre is not for the faint of heart.
You’ve looked high and low.
Literary events this week include Star Wars Reads Day with the Jedi Scouts and a presentation by Michelle C. Reilly.
Las Vegas author Jagdish Patel shares stories of keeping his romance secret in a time when arranged marriages were the rule and “boys and girls didn’t date, so most college graduates had never touched a woman.”
RED ROCK CANYON CAMPGROUND SET TO OPEN BY END OF OCTOBER
From 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on the fourth Monday of every month, the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health offers a free, interactive Art in the Afternoon program for anyone living with memory loss.