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Battling cancer is bad enough without having it also ravage your skin. Chemicals such as chemotherapy affect those cells as well as cancer cells, so certified aesthetician and Summerlin-area resident Lia Yulianti volunteers her time to teach cancer patients how to care for their skin.
As founder of The Cupcake Girls, Joy Hoover and her staff distribute signature cupcakes crafted by a local pastry chef to sex workers in and around the valley.
Charlie Vecchi said he’s semi-retired, but most weeks, you’ll find him driving back and forth to the edge of Nevada to deliver mail, bicycling, growing vegetables, reading Scripture at his church, tap dancing with a senior group and rehearsing with a group that performs old-time radio shows for residents at assisted living facilities.
A federal grant is expected to help revitalize an area of poverty and high crime in North Las Vegas.
Henderson is kicking it back to the good old days to celebrate the city’s birthday.
Henderson-area resident Eric Lyons plays with his hands while sitting at the kitchen table with his mother Wendy.
The Coronado High School marching band felt the luck of the Irish as it traveled nearly 5,000 miles overseas to perform.
After learning about the 5-gallon water jug that children and women carry to their homes in Africa, it was enough to make Arbor View High School student body president Harrison Kelly engage his school in the Thirst Project.
Las Vegas author, public speaker and radio personality Marie Rose guides readers on a journey of empowerment and encourages them to break through self-imposed bonds in her book, “Change Your Layers … Change Your Life!”
The aquarium withstood the winds and water of Hurricane Katrina but it was dark in there, and there was no electricity to cool things down. All the penguins complained but Patience, the oldest penguin there, kept them all “in line.” It was important to be patient, but where was Tom the Keeper?
Brayden Robert Lewis of North Las Vegas assembled 53 emergency backpacks and water buckets for the classrooms at Somerset Aliante Campus. He is a part of Troop 128, and his parents are Cory and Debbie Lewis.
Las Vegas literary happenings this week include a presentation by local historian Michael Green at the Clark County Library.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from April 9, 2015, View editions.
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You would have done the same thing, I know you would have. Maybe I’ll end up in hot water; if I do, it would have been worth it.
Kelly Thomas Boyers, founder and acting director of Adam’s Place, said her son’s fatal rollover accident led to establishing the nonprofit, which offers driver’s safety classes.
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The effort is called Be the Match, but it may as well be called Be the Hero. It asks regular residents to see if their DNA might save the life of another by signing up for the marrow registry. People can sign up at the inaugural Las Vegas Marrowthon, planned April 11 at Bruce Trent Park.