I wanted to compliment you on today’s article (tinyurl.com/kgryauc). I especially liked Tony Gaskins’ quote: “You teach people how to treat you by what you allow, what you stop and what behavior you reinforce.”
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Heart art is making its way across the Las Vegas Valley, and its latest stop is the JW Marriott and Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd. The Traveling Hearts of Las Vegas exhibit brings culture to the suburbs, but it has a more altruistic motive: The heart sculptures are auctioned off with the proceeds going to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
After years of serving people who are battling homelessness or food insecurity, the Friends in the Desert Foundation has gotten a glimpse of the population it serves. A study conducted by UNLV students looked at the organization, which offers a hot meal to those in need, and was able to identify its demographics.
Named for its director, the Myron Heaton Chorale has been around more than 20 years, performing at local churches and festivals around the world. The group is slated to perform at 4 p.m. Dec. 8 at Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, 2 S. Pecos Road. Admission is free.
Paula Jones, who recently retired from working in real estate, was inspired to write “Dalton’s Dream” as a follow-up to compiling her family history into a book.
Like most kids, you love it when someone reads one of your favorite Christmas stories aloud. You probably enjoy singing Christmas carols, too. “The Family Christmas Treasury” will help you do both by including the words to some of those songs you love, along with several holiday story favorites.
Teen entrepreneur Houston Gunn’s visit to sign copies of his book “Schooled for Success: How I Plan to Graduate from High School a Millionaire” is among literary highlights this week.
If you’re going to have a heart attack, perhaps Las Vegas is the best place to do it. Firefighterssave 30 percent of cardiac arrest patients, and the national average is 5 percent.
December’s First Friday arts festival is set to include live music, the Nevada Ballet Theatre performing selections from “The Nutcracker” and an enchanted forest full of ornaments.
CATHOLIC CHARITIES OFFERS ADDITIONAL SHELTER BEDS