AROUND THE VALLEY

TOASTMASTERS

Valley Voices & Vices Toastmasters Club meets at 7:30 a.m. Fridays at Nevada Federal Credit Union, 2645 S. Mojave Road, Suite C (454-8266).

High Noon Lectern Toastmasters Club meets at noon Fridays at Denny’s, 3081 S. Maryland Parkway (798-3700).

New Life Trailblazers Toastmasters Club meets the first and second Sunday of each month at 5 p.m. at New Life Christian Center, 1229 E. Carson Ave. (387-5433 or 845-7198).

FIBER ARTS GUILD

The Southern Nevada Handweavers and Spinners Guild/Fiber Arts Guild will meet at 9:15 a.m. Saturday at the Blind Center, 1001 N. Bruce St. The topic will be sewing with leftover handwoven fabrics (642-3412).

PINOCHLE CLUB

The Las Vegas Pinochle Club meets at 5 p.m. Saturdays at Boulder Cascade Clubhouse. The group is open to new members (338-5770).

WOMEN’S GROUP

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority meets at 11 a.m. the first Saturday of each month at Sunrise Library, 5400 Harris Ave. (263-9718).

VETERANS GROUPS

The U.S. Navy Cruiser Sailors Association will have a luncheon meeting at noon Friday at Boulder Station, 4111 Boulder Highway. All Naval and Marine personnel may attend. Reservations are needed (242-2792).

The Jewish War Veterans of the USA, Sgt. Manny Peven Post 65, meets at 9:30 a.m. the first Sunday of each month at the clubhouse at Wildhorse Golf Club, 2200 W. Warm Springs Road, Henderson. A brunch is served (307-5306).

CHICAGO CLUB

The Chicago West Side Club of Las Vegas meets at 2 p.m. the first Sunday of each month at Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. (369-5698).

STUDENT EXCHANGE

World Heritage Student Exchange is seeking people interested in hosting high school-age foreign exchange students (277-4553).

Compiled by Jean Bard. Around the Valley is produced by the Review-Journal as a public service for readers interested in the meetings, events and other activities presented by local nonprofit organizations and clubs. Qualified organizations are asked to submit complete written information at least 10 days before the desired publication date. For more information, contact Jean Bard at 383-0245 or write c/o Las Vegas Review-Journal, P.O. Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125.

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