Public transportation can be intimidating for some people, especially seniors and those with disabilities. To make the process easier, the construction of a new training center is planned in the northwest area.
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It’s a scene out of a movie: A child looks up and grows wide-eyed, seeing a fairy princess coming to greet him. For some Nevada children, that is how it has been since fall 2011 when Lisa Coruzzi and her friend, Saliha Lezha, first appeared in costume at a Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation event. Members of Coruzzi’s foundation, Enchanted Encounters, have been visiting children at hospitals and appearing at special events ever since.
Summerlin mom Lisa Cash Hanson was trying to come up with a solution to keep her infant daugther, Matilda, safely occupied during diaper changes when she invented the Snuggwugg. The product is a half-circle, pillow-like device with a pocket that holds a smartphone.
Branch Whitney has hiked and climbed more than 3,000 miles, led more than 2,000 hikers to summits and blazed wild and rewarding scrambling routes all over the Southwest. On Sept. 9, he hosted an information session at the Rainbow Library, which coincided with cooling temperatures that are perfect for hiking.
You might ask why a tough criminal lawyer would change his career in mid-stream to become a Major League Baseball Players Association certified agent, with four clients presently on the rosters of major league teams.
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Want to give of yourself? Volunteering is a timely topic as Make A Difference Day is Oct. 25. There are plenty of opportunities in the Summerlin area to get involved depending on your interests.
From providing holiday meals to working with rape victims, local volunteers are working to inspire and assist their communities.
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Times are tough, no doubt about it. Especially on a reduced income.
MAYOR’S CUP SOCCER TOURNAMENT PLANNED
Las Vegas historian Eugene P. Moehring examines Reno and Las Vegas from the postwar decades through today with an emphasis on 1970-2014 in “Reno, Las Vegas, and the Strip: A Tale of Three Cities.”
Could it be true that lifelong readers and lifelong foodies both need to start early in their passions? I’ll bet it is – which is why “How to Bake a Book” could be a good addition to your (pretend) kitchen.
Any time local musicians get together for a bluegrass jam session, there’s no set lineup of songs and no featured player with a backup band. Instead, there is plenty of picking and plucking and a whole lot of smiling. That’s what to expect at the Ward 5 Bluegrass in the Park concert, a free, monthly, two-hour event planned at the Lorenzi Park Lake Band Shell.
View Neighborhood News readers send photos of their pets and everyday lives, and View features photos of pets ready for adoption each week. To submit a photo, email View copy editor Anne King at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to View, C/O Anne King, 1111 W. Bonanza Road, Las Vegas, NV 89125. Photos cannot be returned, and due to the high volume, they are often scheduled a month or two in advance.
Air Force Airman Brandon R. Clevinger graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Clevinger is the son of Eric Clevinger of Las Vegas.
READER DISSATISFIED WITH DOWNTOWN SUMMERLIN
Literary happenings this week include an appearance by astronaut author Chris Hadfield and events for “The Chapel of Eternal Love,” “Called Again: A Story of Love and Triumph,” “Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors” and the Moon Wolf Saga books.
Feeling the desire to give back to the community by offering emergency services? A number of public safety agencies and nonprofits can always use volunteers.
PRO BONO SERVICES TO BE OFFERED STATEWIDE