CSN TO HOST JOB FAIR
The College of Southern Nevada, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave., plans to host a career fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 6 at the June Whitley Student Lounge. The event is open to the public.
FREE SCHOLARSHIP COURSE OFFERED TO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
The Cultural Diversity Foundation plans to offer a free class, Winning Scholarships For College, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the CDF office, 500 N. Rainbow Blvd., Suite 300. The class will teach high school students to search for scholarships online, apply for merit scholarships, write essays and more. Space is limited. To register, visit cdfnv.org/programs or call 702-646-2615.
SCHOOLS RECEIVE NEW BOOKS
City National Bank and Barnes & Noble donated more than $30,000 in new books and cash to The Public Education Foundation and three local elementary schools: Dailey, 2001 E. Reno Ave.; Jydstrup, 5150 Duneville St.; and Clyde Cox, 3855 Timberlake Drive. City National Bank and Barnes & Noble held a book drive from Dec. 1 to Jan. 1.
STUDENTS TO SHOWCASE DESIGNS AT MARCH FASHION SHOW
The Junior League of Las Vegas has scheduled a fashion show for 2 p.m. March 9 at the Fashion Show Mall, 3200 Las Vegas Blvd. South, as part of the fifth annual Fashion Forward Challenge. All costumes will be original designs made by Clark County students, who will compete for prizes. Costumes will be based on the theme "Into the Forest." Students received donated materials and gift cards to make their costumes. Participating schools are Centennial High School, 10200 W. Centennial Parkway; Las Vegas High School, 6500 E. Sahara Ave.; Southwest Career and Technical Academy, 7050 W. Shelbourne Ave.; East Career and Technical Academy, 6705 Vegas Valley Drive; Green Valley High School, 460 N. Arroyo Grande Blvd.; and West Preparatory Academy, 2050 Saphire Stone Ave.
ADELSON EDUCATIONAL CAMPUS ACCEPTING ENROLLMENT APPLICATIONS
The Dr. Miriam & Sheldon G. Adelson Educational Campus, 9700 W. Hillpointe Road, is accepting new enrollment applications for the 2013-14 school year. The private school serves more than 600 students in kindergarten through 12th grade. A Henderson satellite campus at 1940 Paseo Verde Parkway offers kindergarten through second grade.
For more information, call 702-255-4500 or visit adelsoncampus.org.
THREE SQUARE EXPANDS STUDENT FOOD PROGRAM
The city of Las Vegas has partnered with Three Square food bank and the Clark County School District to expand a before- and after-school food program to 44 Safekey sites in the city. The Safekey Snack Enhancement program was piloted last year at 15 sites. The program is funded by a federal grant.
Three Square served more than 13,000 meals to needy students enrolled in Safekey last year. Three Square is working with North Las Vegas and Clark County officials to expand the program valleywide.
LAS VEGAS ACADEMY ALUMNI CELEBRATION SCHEDULED IN MARCH
The Las Vegas Academy Alumni Association’s 20th anniversary celebration is scheduled for March 29 and 30. It is set to feature a talent show, a silent auction fundraiser and a picnic.
The association is accepting donations for the silent auction. To make a donation, email Joel Diamond at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Details about the events will be updated on the association’s Facebook page, facebook.com/groups/lvaalumni.
CLARK COUNTY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
Clark County’s paid internship program, the Summer Business Institute, is accepting applications through Friday from current high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. The program will place 120 students at more than 80 area businesses in fields of law, medicine, architecture, education and communication.
The program is scheduled to run June 17 through Aug. 9. Students will be paid $8.25 and work eight-hour days Monday through Thursday. Students will also attend Friday seminars. The SBI program started in 1996.
Applications are available at tinyurl.com/blc3mmo.
FAMILY MUSIC CENTER TO HOST PAGEANT FOR GIRLS WITH DISABILITIES
The Twinkle Toez Foundation’s second annual Miss Twinkle Toez Pageant is scheduled at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Family Music Center, 8125 W. Sahara Ave. The nonprofit organization provides art scholarships to students with disabilities.
The pageant is open to girls 6 or older with physical or mental disabilities. All contestants receive a crown, a sash and other prizes.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for kids 12 or younger. Infants 3 or younger are admitted free. Tickets will be available at the door the day of the event.
For more information or to apply to be a contestant, call Brooke Allen-Bumstein at 989-213-1750 or email email@example.com.