Henderson/Anthem neighborhood news


Dollar Loan Center CEO Chuck Brennan has announced that the company plans to donate more than $25,000 to the Henderson Little League.

The league was in danger of shutting down in 2011 due to a lack of sponsors. Dollar Loan Center contributed $10,000.

After hearing that more sponsors had pulled their funding, Brennan decided to increase the company’s donation .

This is the league’s 25th anniversary.

THE EASTER BUNNY still available
for photos AT GALLERIA AT SUNSET mall

The Easter Bunny is expected to be at the Galleria at Sunset mall, 1300 W. Sunset Road, until Saturday .

Children can have their photo taken with the Easter Bunny in the lower-level center court.

Photos are available from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Pets can also get their photos taken from 6 to 9 p.m. today .

For more information, visit


The city of Henderson’s Parks and Recreation Department is scheduled to host its annual Egg Dive from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Whitney Ranch Activity Pool, 1575 B Galleria Drive.

Dozens of eggs are expected to be hidden along the bottom of the pool, and the swimmer who finds the most in each age group will win a prize.

Age groups include 4-year-olds at
1:15 p.m.; ages 5 to 6 at 1:30 p.m.; ages 7 to 8 at 1:45 p.m.; ages 9 to 10 at 2:15 p.m.; ages 11 to 12 at 2:30 p.m.; and 13 or older at 2:45 p.m.

Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Participation is $2 to $3 per person.

For more information, call 267-5870.

Palm mortuary to host easter service

Palm Eastern Mortuary and Cemetery, 7600 S. Eastern Ave., plans to host its annual Easter sunrise service Sunday . Starting at 6:30 a.m., the family-friendly event is scheduled to feature an inspirational message delivered by the Rev. Leo Wood, a dove release, live entertainment, a complimentary continental breakfast and a special appearance from the Easter Bunny.

Music will be provided by the Desert Chorale, a 45-voice, nonprofit, community chorus, musician Larry Walker, and an array of local soloists including Mary Kay Mendenhall, Casey Moore, Bill Walker and Genevieve Dew. The service will be inter-denominational.

For more information, call 464-8500 or visit

SEEKS ARTISTS for May festival

The city of Henderson has extended its deadline for artists interested in participating in the May 12-13 Art Festival at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. Artist now have until Monday to apply .

For more information, visit

Garden club to discuss how to grow irises during April 10 meeting

The Sunset Garden Club plans to meet at noon April 10 at the Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway. The scheduled program is “Growing Iris in Las Vegas,” presented by Doriene Waite, president of the Las Vegas Iris Society. This event is open to the public.

GFWC Green Valley Women’s Club
set to meet April 10 at Findlay Toyota

The GFWC Green Valley Woman’s Club meeting has been scheduled for
6:30 p.m. April 10 at Findlay Toyota, 7733 Eastgate Road. Enrich your life through volunteer work and club fellowship with women (working and retired) who make a difference in the community. For more information, email Dixie Gilby at or visit communitylink.reviewjournal.


In conjunction with the Henderson Heritage Parade, the city plans to offer a Water Street Historic Walking Tour April 21. To begin the free tour, visit the front desk at the Henderson Convention Center, 200 S. Water St.

For more information, visit water

Teens can apply
for leadership program

The city of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department is offering teens an opportunity to gain valuable career and life skills through its Teens-N-Training junior leader program. The program runs throughout the summer.

The purpose of TNT is to train teens to become future recreation leaders and to provide assistance with the Parks and Recreation Department’s summer programs, including camps.

Applications are available online at (type TNT in the search box) and at all Henderson recreation centers. Participation is open to teens ages 14 or 15 for $110. Space is limited, and applications will be accepted through April 20.

Teens chosen for the program will attend a training workshop that covers communication skills, leadership, conflict resolution, and program policies. Parents are also invited to participate in a workshop that provides an overview of the TNT program and outlines expectations for teens.

For more information, call 267-4100 or visit

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