Summerlin/Summerlin South Neighborhood News, Sept. 3-9


DIABETES CLASSES SET AT MOUNTAINVIEW HOSPITAL

An adults-only outpatient diabetes class is set from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 3 in the lobby classroom at MountainView Hospital, 3100 N. Tenaya Way. A registered nurse will provide a diabetes overview, including effects on the body, management goals and care resources.

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 the hospital’s South Tower. 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.

BUSINESS NETWORK MIXER TO FOCUS ON ENTREPRENEURS

The Large Vision Business Network plans to host its next mixer, the Entrepreneurs Expo, from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 3 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. The event is open to the public. Admission is $10.

Learn how to get free tickets at pjproductionlive.com/LVBNM.html. For more information, call 702-639-6964.

WESTSIDE NEWCOMERS TO MEET SEPT. 4 AT GRACE IN THE DESERT CHURCH

The Westside Newcomers Club plans to host a coffee event for prospective members at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 4 at Grace in the Desert Episcopal Church, 2004 Spring Gate Lane. For more information, visit westsidenewcomersclub.org or call Laura Gordon at 702-649-3922.

NEVADA SCHOOL OF DANCE TO HOST AUDITIONS for ‘the nutcracker’

The Nevada School of Dance plans to host free auditions for “The Nutcracker” from 3 to 7 p.m. Sept. 7 at 6072 S. Durango Drive.

Children 5 to 10 with or without ballet experience may try out, and preteen and teen male and female dancers with ballet experience may audition for such roles as Mouse King, Nutcracker Prince, snowflakes, dolls, Spanish dancers and the Waltz of the Flowers. Adults are welcome to audition for the party parents.

Performances are slated for Dec. 20-21 at Faith Lutheran Middle School and High School’s Performing Arts Center, 2015 S. Hualapai Way.

For details, call 702-248-1288 or visit nevadaschoolofdance.org.

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.

COMPUTER CLUB PLANS TO MEET

The Clark County Commodore Computer Club (aka 5C’s) plans to meet from 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 17 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 Infocom interactive text adventure games and an overview of the recent CommVEx Commodore convention. Free door prizes will include Aliens:Colonial Marines and Kaspersky Anti-Virus/Internet Security 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 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 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.

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 womensclubof summerlin.org.

GROUP RAISES FUNDS FOR GOOD CAUSE

The Community Associations Institute announced that it raised $1,400 at its Area 51s night on Aug. 10, which was attended by 250 of its members. The funds went to the Las Vegas Valley Humane Society. Its community outreach committee works to help the community by working on school carnivals at at-risk schools, making sandwiches for Homeless Helpers, collecting donations for Child Focus and raising the largest corporate team the last two years for the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation’s annual walk.

For more information, visit cai-nevada.org.

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING SET FOR TUESDAYS AT H2U MOUNTAINVIEW

A free blood pressure screening is set for 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays at H2U MountainView Office, 3150 N. Tenaya Way, Suite 114.

An appointment is required 48 hours in advance. Call 702-233-5300.

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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