All summer long, you’ve managed to avoid anything that even remotely resembles school. You get enough of it from now until spring, so why add to the misery, right? And yeah, you’ve been reading all summer long, but that doesn’t count because reading is fun.
Gianna LoPresti was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2010 and spring 2011 semesters at Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah.
Born with spina bifida, a developmental disorder affecting the spinal cord, Steve Morales never imagined a life playing sports. Now 28, he aggressively races down the court as he dribbles the basketball just out of his opponent’s reach.
Pre-festival events for this year’s Vegas Valley Book Festival begin Saturday with a children’s bookmaking celebration in the downtown Cultural Corridor. Events are free with regular museum admission. Children can craft Harry Potter-inspired laboratory notebooks at 11 a.m. and take in Tony Daniel’s Harry Potter Magic Show at 12:30 p.m. at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North, 384-3466.
Residents should take back their neighborhood
As owner of Catalyst for Action, a business coaching and training company, Las Vegas author Alexia Vernon draws on her background as an actor and dancer to empower audiences all over the country. Part self-help instruction, part hands-on workbook, her book “Awaken Your CAREERpreneur” encourages readers to move beyond being employees to turn callings into careers. For more information, visit awakenyourcareerpreneur.com.
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Earl Turner knows a thing or two about putting on an energetic show.
Maybe I awakened some long-slumbering convenience store curse the day I selected a Coca-Cola from the refrigerator case, changed my mind in favor of a Mountain Dew, and arrogantly replaced the unwanted Coca-Cola bottle in the bin containing Monster Energy drink. All I know is that, since then, I have been involved in not one but two fender benders in this very parking lot. What are the odds?