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MERCHANT MARINE VETERANS

The Merchant Marine High Rollers Chapter of the American Merchant Marine Veterans will meet at 11 a.m. Friday at the Moose Red Rock Lodge, 4970 W. Charleston Blvd. All past Navy armed guard and anyone who has gone to sea may attend (732-1369).

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 1 p.m. Fridays at Denny’s, 3081 S. Maryland Parkway (798-3700).

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).

CITIZENS FOR PATIENT DIGNITY

Citizens for Patient Dignity will meet at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., conference room. The special guest speaker will be Carole Herman, founder, president and board chair of the Foundation Aiding the Elderly (www.4FATE.org).

VETERANS GROUPS

The Murray L. Rosen post of the Jewish War Veterans will meet Sunday at the Durango Hills Community Center YMCA, 3521 N. Durango Drive. Lt. Chris Hoye of the Metropolitan Police Department will speak on ID theft (256-6439, 633-8544).

HISTORICAL GROUPS

American Historical Society of Germans from Russia will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Meetings are open to the public (256-8970).

FAMILY CLASSES

University Medical Center’s Family Resource Center offers many classes throughout the month at 1120 Shadow Lane. Appointments are required (383-2229).

SINGLE PARENTS

A new social networking group for single parents in Las Vegas and Henderson is being formed that will offer family-friendly activities (436-5204).

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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