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Yes! Air Conditioning to aid homeowner in need

Yes! Air Conditioning & Plumbing, a residential heating, air conditioning and plumbing service company in the Las Vegas Valley, is launching the “Help A Home” program to give one local homeowner in need the chance to win a free air-conditioning system.

Help A Home invites community members to nominate a deserving family member, friend or neighbor to receive a new HVAC unit valued at more than $8,900.

The Help A Home program was designed to give a deserving individual or family a new HVAC unit to beat the heat and improve the home’s indoor air quality. Poorly maintained or out-of-date air-conditioning units can lead to a number of problems in the home, including temperature inconsistencies, polluted indoor air, higher energy costs and expensive repairs from the system working overtime .

Submissions will be collected through May 31. Nominations can be sent to helpahomelasvegas@theyesman
can.com with a brief description of why your nominee should be selected. All nominees must be homeowners.

Yes! Air Conditioning & Plumbing will select the top five nominated families and individuals and perform onsite visits at each nominee’s home. The winner will be announced the first week of June .

Christopher Guy donates mirror to industry auction

The Christopher Guy Las Vegas showroom in the Las Vegas Design Center is donating a handcrafted mirror to the NEWH Bid and Give Auction, which is occurring online through May 20 and during the HD Expo in Las Vegas today and Friday.

NEWH is the hospitality industry network.

The mirror, Diamonds Are Forever, consists of nine diamond mirror panes with hand-carved gilt borders, adorned by 16 black bobbles. The mirror is valued at $3,163.

The public can place bids on the mirror on the Bidding for Good website, www.biddingforgood.com/newh, or at the NEWH booth at HD Expo at the Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The expo is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 9:30 a.m. to 2:20 p.m. Friday.

Christopher Guy luxury furnishings, described as contemporary with classical values, have garnered worldwide acclaim and are found in the home of many celebrities. For more information on Christopher Guy, visit www.christopherguy.com


Gardening workshops scheduled at university

The UNLV Continuing Education is offering several gardening classes during May and June.

Growing and Using Herbs From Your Yard will be taught from 2-4 p.m. May 31. Master gardener and plant consultant Amy Zeldenrust will teach the session, which will focus on herbs that will grow in your garden year-round and how to use them for easy hors d’oeuvre and cooking ideas. Participants will experiment with fresh herbs and sample different recipes in class.

Container Gardening for Las Vegas is scheduled from 2-4 p.m. June 7. Topics to be discussed include using the correct soil, planting methods, types of containers and proper watering for pots. Beginners will learn some easy plant combinations; seasoned green thumbs will add interest with alternate plants and more complex combinations.

Enjoy Four Seasons of Color and Fragrance Right Outside Your Door will be taught from 2-4 p.m. June 14. Participants will learn how to take their yards from blah to beautiful with desert-hardy trees, shrubs and vines, and get ideas for plants and placement for year-round success in the desert’s challenging climate.

Cost is $35 per session. All classes will be held on UNLV’s Paradise campus, 851 E. Tropicana Ave.

Advance registration is required. To register or obtain more information, call 702-895-3394 or visit www.continuing

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