Centennial Neighborhood News, May 28-June 3

GIRL SCOUT SEEKS HORSE EQUIPMENT
FOR SILVER AWARD PROJECT

Cadwallader Middle School student and Girl Scout cadette Camila Alvarez is looking for secondhand equipment donations from horse ranchers, trainers and owners to complete a Girl Scout Silver Award project.

Donations can be dropped off between 1 and 3 p.m. June 1 at Talisman Farm, 5711 W. Rosada Way .

To have donations picked up, call 702-927-8485 or email horsevalleytraders@
yahoo.com.

CENTENNIAL HILLS HOSPITAL GAINS CERTIFICATION AS PRIMARY STROKE CENTER

Centennial Hills Hospital & Medical Center has been certified by the Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers as an advanced primary stroke center following an on-site review in March .

The certification arrived just in time for May Stroke Awareness Month and serves as part of the commission’s Disease-Specific Care Certification to recognize facilities that make exceptional efforts to foster better stroke care.

“Our patients can rely on us to deliver the highest level of stroke care, from their arrival at the emergency department through discharge planning to an acute rehabilitation center, their home or other facility ,” said Sajit Pullarkat, CEO/ managing director of Centennial Hills Hospital.

“New advancements are helping provide better outcomes when patients seek help quickly ,” said Paul Janda, stroke medical director for Centennial Hills Hospital. “For example, the clot-busting drug tPA is often successful in minimizing or reducing the effects of stroke if administered within three hours of the onset of symptoms. The longer you wait to seek treatment, the greater the potential damage to your brain, which could lead to a longer recovery process.”

For more information , visit cdc.gov or contact Centennial Hills Hospital at 702-835-9700.

CITY OF LAS VEGAS SEWER BILLS TO CHANGE

Starting this summer, city of Las Vegas sewer customers are set to receive quarterly bills . Previously, customers received a yearly bill, with the option to pay quarterly.

The move to quarterly billing is aimed at customers who are unable to pay an annual amount.

In addition, bills will look different, and customers will be issued new account numbers. Residents can continue to pay their bills online using the city’s website at lasvegasnevada.gov.

The changes are a result of the city updating its billing system to be more efficient and convenient for customers.

For more information , , call 702-229-1289.

VETERANS AID CENTER ANNOUNCES
OPENING OF THRIFT STORE

Veterans Village Las Vegas, a temporary housing and comprehensive resource facility for veterans and their families, has announced the opening of Veterans Village Thrift Store, 6029 W. Charleston Blvd.

The 33,000-square-foot store has been refurbished and re-merchandised via in-kind donations from valley corporations and retailers. Net proceeds from the sale of store merchandise directly supports operations at Veterans Village.

All U.S. veterans receive a 10 percent discount on purchases. For more information, visit vvlv.org.

BUSINESS NETWORK MIXER
SET FOR JUNE 4 AT THE SUNCOAST

The Large Vision Business Network plans to host its next mixer from 6 to 9 p.m. June 4 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. The event is open to the public.

The event, dubbed the Beauty/Fitness/Health Affair Expo, is set to include more than 50 area businesses showcasing their products and services. The Chefs Corner will serve samples featuring international flavors. Admission is $10. For more information, call 702-639-6964.

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