SATURDAY HOPE WALK TO BENEFIT HUNTINGTON’S DISEASE SOCIETY
Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to host the second annual Huntington’s Disease Society of America Team Hope Walk at 9 a.m. Saturday .
After the walk, participants can take part in a dunk tank, face painting, laser tag and more.
Proceeds are to go toward Huntington’s Disease research.
For more information, call 661 -313-3034 or visit tinyurl.com/teamhopewalk.
WORKSHOP TO ADDRESS HOW TO CREATE
A BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road, plans to host a workshop on putting together a board of directors for nonprofit groups at 2 p.m. May 15 in the large conference room.
The workshop is scheduled to cover topics on how to recruit and train board members.
For more information, call 507-3421 or visit tinyurl.com/nonprofitworkshop.
LAS VEGAS BUSINESSES UP FOR AWARD
FOR SUPPORTING MILITARY EMPLOYEES
Two Las Vegas businesses have been selected as semifinalists for the 2012 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, given to employers who show support with U.S. National Guard and military reserves employees.
Las Vegas’ Nevada Department of Transportation and THOR Construction are two of 133 national semifinalists of 3,236 nominees eligible to be finalists, which are set to be announced later this month.
STAMP OUT HUNGER FOOD DRIVE
SET FOR SATURDAY
The Help Stamp Out Hunger food drive is planned for Saturday. To participate, leave a bag of nonperishable food items at your mailbox that day for your letter carrier.
Another option is to visit an Albertsons Sav-on Pharmacy through Saturday to purchase a pre-packaged bag of nonperishable food.
Shoppers can also donate $1, $5 or $10 at the register. A “stamp” will be hung in honor of each donation. Donation “stamps” supporting the food drive can also be found at any Goodwill of Southern Nevada retail store through Saturday.
For more information, visit sngoodwill.org or contact Glenn Norton at email@example.com.
NV ENERGY, SOUTHWEST GAS PLAN FREE WORKSHOP ON SOLAR WATER HEATING
NV Energy and Southwest Gas plan to host a free workshop on the benefits of solar water heating from 6 to 8 p.m. May 17 in Student Union Room 208 at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway.
Utility customers can meet with company representatives about the incentive programs for this energy-efficient technology. Eligible contractors and vendors will also provide helpful information.
NV Energy customers with electric water heaters can access more information at nvenergy.com/renewablegenerations or call 866-786-3823.
Southwest Gas customers with natural gas water heaters can access more information at solarwaterheating
rebate.com or call 855-743-1603.
MOTHER’S DAY POTLUCK PLANNED THURSDAY AT DOOLITTLE SENIOR CENTER
The Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J St., is slated to host a Mother’s Day potluck at noon Thursday in which attendees are encouraged to bring a dish for sharing.
For more information, call 229-6125 or visit lasvegasnevada.gov.
SOUTHERN NEVADA HEALTH DISTRICT
CLOSES MAIN FACILITY
The Southern Nevada Health District has suspended operations at its main facility at 625 Shadow Lane as a result of an engineering report that found that the main building lacks an internal support system and may be unsafe to occupy.
The closure impacts only services in the main building. Services provided in the outlying buildings on the campus are not affected, and services will continue to be available at public health centers in East Las Vegas, Henderson, the Cambridge Community Outreach Center and at service sites throughout the valley. Updated information on service availability also is available at southernnevadahealthdistrict.org or by calling 759-4636 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Client services that are available at other locations include:
n Birth and death records at the East Las Vegas Public Health Center and the Henderson Public Health Center.
n Health cards at the East Las Vegas Public Health Center and the Cambridge Community Outreach Center.
n HIV/AIDS testing at the East Las Vegas Public Health Center and the Henderson Public Health Center
n Immunization clinic at the East Las Vegas Public Health Center and the Henderson Public Health Center.
n Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic at the East Las Vegas Public Health Center and the Henderson Public Health Center.
Services that have been temporarily suspended include: Food and pool plan review; individual sewage disposal system plan review; loan certifications for private water supplies and sewage disposal systems plan review; and parcel maps plan review.
The health district is anticipating these suspended services will be operational soon, and the environmental health staff does not foresee an adverse impact on any local businesses.
NATHAN ADELSON HOSPICE PLANS
GOLF TOURNAMENT FOR MAY 24
Nathan Adelson Hospice, 4141 Swenson St., plans to host a golf tournament at 9 a.m. May 24 at Mountain Falls Golf Club, 5001 Clubhouse Drive, in Pahrump. All proceeds will benefit programs and services provided by the hospice.
Those interested may register individually for $100 or as a foursome for $350. Registration includes a spot in the tournament and a catered lunch. To attend the luncheon only, attendees can register for $25 per person or $40 per couple.
Bus transportation will be available. For more information, contact Stephanie Forbes at 938-3910 or firstname.lastname@example.org.