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Literary happenings coming up include Lee Mallory’s Gateway to Love, the the third annual Love for Literacy Festival and the launch of “Atomic Dreams at the Red Tiki Lounge.”
For any adult who’s too young to remember Loving v. Virginia (or any child who wasn’t born then), “The Case for Loving” is a very informative, eye-opening book.
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THINGS TO DO
Henderson calendar highlights this week include Green Valley High School performances of “The Little Mermaid.”
Readers, my hat is off to you guys. Congratulations on a job well done. It seems that a lot of you are passionate about golf. Also evident is that many of you are equally passionate about the Coyote Springs Golf Course. Responses to a recent column about how Coyote Springs might increase its profile and attract more golfers ran the gamut. And, if you recall, the best would win a round of golf with yours truly (a truly unique experience, to be sure).
RUGBY TOURNAMENT WEEK EVENT TO INTRODUCE YOUTHS TO SPORT
Love will be in the air along with a flashy party scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 14 at City of the World, 1229 S. Casino Center Blvd.
Being entrusted with other companies’ Internet cloud data isn’t a task Summerlin-area Cobalt Data Centers takes lightly. Its high-tech security efforts include retina scanners and Kevlar-reinforced exterior walls. Being in the desert — far from natural diasasters such as hurricanes and earthquakes and not having a nuclear plant nearby — also makes Las Vegas a desirable location for cloud data storage.
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READER OBJECTS TO TREATMENT OF DOG
The second annual Valentine’s Day Date-A-Thon is set from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 14. Organizers hope the event will break the world record for the largest speed-dating event.
After serving the valley for more than 20 years, former Metropolitan Police Department officer Debra Gauthier continues to advocate for safety and motivate residents to “live fearlessly.”
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IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
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For a school that stresses academics, The Meadows School has an art program that is making an impact of its own. Six of its students were art award recipients in the recent Scholastic Art & Writing Awards., with their work set to be displayed this month at the Springs Preserve.
From “Ocean’s Eleven” to “The Hangover,” Las Vegas is no stranger to the film industry’s limelight.
Toys 4 Smiles was founded to extend the kindness of strangers to children in need by crafting simple wooden toy vehicles for schoolchildren in low-income areas. In December, it completed its 200,000th toy, but the group is in need as well. It’s hoping to find a benefactor who can ease the strain of its operating on the financial edge by donating workshop space.
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