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Summerlin/Summerlin South Neighborhood News, Sept. 10-16


DIABETES CLASS SET AT MOUNTAINVIEW HOSPITAL

An adults-only outpatient diabetes class focusing on nutrition is set for 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 12 in the 1 South Meeting Room of MountainView Hospital’s South Tower, 3100 N. Tenaya Way. A registered dietitian will provide an introduction to the dietary needs of the diabetic patient and the benefits of diet, exercise and nutrition. The class will provide an overview, including personalized diet design assistance.

For more information, call 702-233-5474.

TPC TO HOST GOLF TOURNAMENT FOR THE FOUNDATION FOR POSITIVELY KIDS

The Foundation for Positively Kids, a local nonprofit that provides a continuum of medical care for medically fragile and special needs children, plans its annual Swing for the Kids golf tournament for Sept. 16 at TPC Summerlin, 1700 Village Center Circle.

The cost for a foursome is $750 and $200 for individual golfers. It includes 18 holes with cart, an event T-shirt, a golf survival kit, breakfast and an awards luncheon.

For more information, visit positivelykids.org, or call 702-262-0037.

SHELLEY BERKLEY SET TO SPEAK AT TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM

The Temple Beth Sholom Active Adults group plans its first program of the season for 1:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at Temple Beth Sholom, 10700 Havenwood Lane, featuring former Congresswoman Shelley Berkley.

The event is free and open to the public, but reservations are requested. To RSVP, call 702-233-3785 or 702-382-6456.

COMPUTER CLUB PLANS TO MEET

The Clark County Commodore Computer Club (aka 5C’s) plans to meet from 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 21 at Total Wine & More, 730 S. Rampart Blvd. in Boca Park. The 5C’s is for enthusiasts of the Commodore 64 and Amiga and other computers in the Commodore line. The public is welcome.

Demonstrations will include new commercial Commodore games from England and the latest issue of Channel 64, a PC disk-based technology magazine in PDF format. Free door prizes will include McAfee AntiVirus Plus 2013 and X3 Terran Conflict 2.0, both for PC.

All attendees are eligible for door prizes. For more information, contact Forrest Nettles at flnettles@hotmail.com.

BANQUET TO RAISE FUNDS FOR STUDENTS

Young Life, a Christian youth outreach organization, has scheduled a fundraising banquet for 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at Bear’s Best golf course, 11111 W. Flamingo Road.

The group has openings for several age groups, including Younglife (high school students), Wyldlife (junior high students), Younglives (teen mothers) and College life (college students). It has formed clubs at schools in Las Vegas and Henderson.

For more information or to RSVP for the banquet, contact Charles Javier at charles@lasvegasyounglife.org or 702-896-6500.

CANCER FOUNDATION TO HOST BONE MARROW DRIVE

The Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation seeks tbone marrow matches for critically ill children in Southern Nevada. Sign up for the National Bone Marrow Registry at the eighth annual Bone Marrow Drive slated from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 19 at the foundation, 6070 S. Eastern Ave. It involves a swab of cheek cells to determine the donor’s tissue type. No needles or blood draws are involved. This year, as in past years, the foundation will cover the cost for those who join the registry.

Potential donors, between the ages of 18 and 50 who meet the health guidelines (visit marrow.org), will complete a brief health questionnaire and consent form to be listed on the registry. For those who are unable to join the registry, the foundation will accept monetary donations to cover the cost of the transplants. For more information, call 702-735-8434 or visit nvccf.org.

WOMEN-ONLY WALK TO BENEFIT WOMEN’S CLUB OF SUMMERLIN

A women-only walkabout, specifically designed for walkers (but also runner-friendly), is set for 8 a.m. Sept. 29 at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. Each mile completed rewards participants with a special charm, symbolic of the journey into a state of well-being. The event will benefit the Women’s Club of Summerlin.

Registration for the 5-mile event is $35 and $50 for 10 miles.

For more information or to register, visit desertskyadventures.com.

HEALTH EVENT TO INTRODUCE NEW PARTNER

A Lunch and Learn program, HomeTrust Healthcare and You, is set from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 24 at the H2U MountainView Office, 3150 N. Tenaya Way, Suite 114.

Join HomeTrust Healthcare, the newest community discount partner, for a light lunch, raffle games and prizes. Debbie Armstrong, care manager and marketing director, is one of the HomeTrust nurses who will provide a personal health screening. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 702-233-5474.

FREE TOWING OFFERED FOR DONATED VEHICLES

Titan Towing, a Las Vegas-based company, announces a partnership with Veterans Village Las Vegas in which the company will pick up donated vehicles from any location in the Las Vegas Valley at no cost to donors, with proceeds from the sale of the vehicle or its parts benefiting Veterans Village.

Titan Towing will accept running and nonrunning vehicles with clear titles only. In some cases, registered owners can submit a “bill of sale” form if their title is lost. Titan Towing will handle all DMV paperwork regarding donated vehicles.

Veterans Village offers housing and support services to veterans and education and degree programs, nutritional programs, exercise training, medical services, mental health counseling, activities and specials events.

To donate a car to Veterans Village, call 702-985-8411.

UNITED WAY ACCEPTS CHECK FOR $60,000

Citi recently presented United Way of Southern Nevada with a check for $60,000 to help fund its initiatives. Citi has had a long partnership with United Way and supported programs that ensure financial stability, such as the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. Las Vegas Healthy Communities Coalition, anchored by the United Way of Southern Nevada, will also gain from the donation. It fosters partnerships and collaboration among diverse community-based organizations and the sharing of resources and best practices in order to improve the health and well-being of Las Vegas Valley residents.

WOMEN’S CLUB OF SUMMERLIN PLANS OCT. 10 FUNDRAISER

The Women’s Club of Summerlin plans to host its annual charity fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 10 at the JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd.

Expect heavy hors d’oeuvres, dancing, entertainment, a silent auction and a raffle.

Tickets are $75 per person or $700 for a table of 10.

For more information, call 702-804-5188 or visit womensclubofsummerlin.org.

SHRINERS HOSPITALS FOR CHILDREN PLANS ACTIVITIES

Shriners Hospitals for Children plans to host the FedEx Cup PGA Tour and related events Oct. 12-21 at TPC Summerlin, 1700 Village Center Circle.

The schedule is set to begin with the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame induction ceremony at 6 p.m. Oct. 12, followed the next day by the Goodie Two Shoes Foundation’s Rockin’ Walk from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Participants can choose from three walking courses.

The Women’s Day: Third Annual Kick Off Your Heels Luncheon presented by Wells Fargo is planned from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 15. Women can enjoy lunch provided by Buca di Beppo and meet hostess Tricia Kean of KTNV Channel 13. The Championship Pro Am is slated for Oct. 16, when PGA Tour professionals will join Pro Am players as they pair up and compete at TPC Summerlin.

The PGA tournament is set for Oct. 17-20.

The Tough Day Challenge is planned for 7 a.m., and the 12:30 p.m. shotgun is set to start on Oct. 21.

 

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