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Guns & Hoses ice hockey game to benefit Rape Crisis Center

Area emergency services personnel are scheduled to do battle on the ice during the fourth annual Guns & Hoses charity hockey game at 6 p.m. Aug. 6 at the SoBe Ice Arena at the Fiesta Rancho, 2400 N. Rancho Drive.

The event will pit Las Vegas Valley firefighters against police officers. Proceeds will help the nonprofit Rape Crisis Center provide support for victims of sexual assault and their families.

Tickets are $10 for adults and free for kids 12 or younger.

For more information, call 385-2153 or visit therapecrisiscenter.org.

Free digital fingerprinting planned for kids at sites in August

Nevada Child Seekers plans to offer digital fingerprinting and child photo IDs at several sites around the valley in August.

The free services are for kids 5 through 18. Nevada Child Seekers also is giving away free fingerprint and DNA collection kits and a child photo ID to parents of children who are too young to be digitally fingerprinted.

Parents must sign a consent form for each child before they are fingerprinted and photographed.

Nevada Child Seekers said it does not keep the fingerprints or photographs on file.

The schedule is:

■ 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 6, Walmart, 8600 W. Tropical Parkway.

■ 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 7, Walmart, 7200 Arroyo Crossing Parkway.

■ 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 13, Meadows Mall, 4300 Meadows Lane.

■ 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 14, Walmart, 4350 N. Nellis Blvd.

■ 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 20, The Boulevard mall, 3528 S. Maryland Parkway.

■ 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 21, Walmart, 5200 S. Fort Apache Road.

■ 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 28, Galleria at Sunset mall, 1300 W. Sunset Road.

■ 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 28, Walmart, 3615 S. Rainbow Blvd.

For more information, visit nevadachildseekers.org or call 458-7009.

Henderson firefighters launch Check Your Seats in the Heat campaign

This summer, the Henderson Professional Fire Fighters are launching a Check Your Seats in the Heat campaign to raise awareness of the risks of leaving children, seniors and pets in hot vehicles during the summer.

The goal also is to teach prevention techniques. The kick-off event was held July 12 at Henderson Chevrolet at the Valley Auto Mall, 300 Auto Mall Drive, Henderson.

The campaign is being conducted in partnership with the city of Henderson, the Henderson Police Officers Association, the Kiwanis Club of Greater Henderson, the Henderson Fire Department, the Henderson Police Department, Safe Kids Clark County, AFLAC and Smith’s.

Sponsors will be handing out ribbons to Henderson residents to tie onto a visible place in their vehicle throughout the remainder of the summer at Henderson Smith’s locations. The ribbons will serve as a reminder to residents to check their back seats before locking their vehicles.

For more information, visit hendersonfirefighters.com.

AARP plans safe driving class Aug. 3

A safe driving class for seniors is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 3 at Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center’s h2u site at 3061 S. Maryland Parkway, No. 102.

The class is $12 for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers. Auto insurance discounts are awarded for completion of the class.

To reserve a spot call 735-5510, or visit sunrisehealthinfo.com for more information.

National Night Out celebration planned Aug. 2 at Molasky Park

The 28th celebration of National Night Out is planned for 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 2 at Molasky Park, 1065 E. Twain Ave.

National Night Out is a crime- and drug-prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch. Last year, the event attracted the participation of more than 37 million people nationwide.

Its purpose is to encourage residents to work together to make communities safer by building better relationships between law enforcement agencies and the communities they serve.

For more information, contact Clark County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani’s office at 455-3500.

kids to learn how to resist aggression during Nevada Child Seekers classes

Nevada Child Seekers plans to educate kids on how to resist aggression defensively during radKids classes set through mid-August.

The radKids program aims to provide children with basic safety skills dealing with issues such as fire, their home and the Internet and avoid potential bullying and abduction.

The organization, which tries to prevent children from being exploited or going missing, is offering the free program with assistance from Metropolitan Police Department DARE officers.

The sessions will consist of five classes held daily for two hours. Classes are planned for 9-11 a.m. for 5- to 8-year-olds and 1-3 p.m. for 9- to 12-year-olds.

Scheduled dates and locations are:

■ Monday-Aug. 5 at the Centennial Hills Community Center YMCA, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, 348-5200.

■ Monday-Aug. 5 at Central Christian Church’s northeast campus, 1460 Tree Line Drive.

■ Aug. 8-12 at the Durango Hills Community Center YMCA, 3521 N. Durango Drive, 240-9622.

■ Aug. 15-19 at the Cimarron Rose Community Center, 5591 N. Cimarron Road, 229-1607.

■ Aug. 15-19 at the Stupak Community Center, 251 W. Boston Ave.

Kids will receive T-shirts and wristbands following completion of the sessions, and parents will receive manuals dealing with issues discussed during the program.

For more information, visit nevadachildseekers.org, radkids.org, email carole@nevadachildseekers.org or call 458-7009.

Drivers can check for road incidents, closures on state public safety website

Clark County motorists can check for road closures and incidents online when planning their commutes by visiting the Nevada Department of Public Safety’s road hazards page at nvdpspub.gov/nhp/roadhazard.aspx.

The Web page lists the location of the incident or closure and the time and date of the status update.

Report Road incidents by calling nevada department of transportation

Motorists who notice incidents along state roads can dial 647 to notify the Nevada Department of Transportation.

Incidents can include drunken drivers, traffic crashes, stranded motorists or suspicious activity.

An average of 300 deaths occur annually on Nevada roads, department officials said.

For additional driving tips and other further information, visit nevadadot.com or call 775-888-7115.

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