Henderson/Anthem neighborhood news

Henderson approves
new city manager’s salary

The city of Henderson approved the salary agreement for the incoming city manager, Jacob Snow, who is expected to start Monday.

The council voted 5-0 at the March 20 meeting to approve the $225,000 salary, the same annual salary the position has had since 2007.

Snow, who is leaving the Regional Transportation Commission, is replacing Mark Calhoun.

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Digital bookmobile tour to make
two stops at Henderson Libraries

The Digital Bookmobile National Tour is scheduled to stop in Henderson to showcase the free e-book and audiobook download services from public libraries in the Las Vegas area.

The tour is set to stop from noon to 6 p.m. today at the Galleria Branch Library, 1300 W. Sunset Road, and from noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Gibson Library, 100 W. Lake Mead Drive.

At these free events, readers of all ages can learn how to download digital books from the library through interactive demonstrations and high-definition instructional videos.

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Learn more about estate planning

A workshop called the “Top 10 Mistakes in Estate Planning” is slated to take place at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Revere Golf Club, 2600 Hampton Road.

The workshop is free and is expected to help people learn about estate planning.

For more information or to RSVP, call 341-2080.


The city of Henderson is slated to host a grand opening ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Thursday for its Downtown Senior Center, 27 E. Texas Ave. The new center is slated to be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday and closed Sunday.

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Henderson City Councilwoman Gerri Schroder has scheduled a Ward 1 Neighborhood Connections meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Henderson Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Road.

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Soggy Dog honored
for customer service

The Soggy Dog, 1450 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway, Suite C202, a do-it-yourself dog wash center and pet supplies store, recently was recognized as one of three finalists for a national Retailer Excellence Award by Pet Business Magazine and Global Pet Expo in the Customer Service Excellence category.

The Retailer Excellence Awards are designed to honor outstanding independent pet stores. A committee of officials from Pet Business Media and Global Pet Expo selected the finalists in each category and recognized The Soggy Dog among the best pet businesses for customer service.

For more information, visit or call 452-3647.


Touro University Nevada is planning to host its annual community health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at its campus, 874 American Pacific Drive. Visitors can get free screenings for blood pressure, blood glucose levels, diabetic foot checks and more.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit

Visit the EASTER BUNNY at mall

The Easter Bunny is expected to be at the Galleria at Sunset mall, 1300 W. Sunset Road, until April 7. 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. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Pets can also get their photos from 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays.

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youths invited to learn
lifeguarding skills

Youths ages 12 to 14 who are interested in lifeguarding are invited to take part in the Henderson Parks and Recreation Department’s Jr. Lifeguard Spring Clinic. The program is scheduled from 8 to 11 a.m. Monday through April 5 at the Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Road. Registration is $50 per person and can be made online at (activity 136004-01) or at any recreation center or indoor pool.

For more information, call 267-2980.

Palm mortuary to host easter service

Palm Eastern Mortuary and Cemetery, 7600 S. Eastern Ave., plans to host its annual Easter Sunrise Service April 8. 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.

For more information, call 464-8500 or visit


The city of Henderson’s Parks and Recreation Department is scheduled to host its annual Egg Dive from 1 to 3 p.m. April 7 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 wins 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.

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


The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada has announced that 30-day and five-day full- and reduced-fare transit passes are available for purchase at more than 135 7-Eleven locations across the Las Vegas Valley.

The passes also are available at other retailers throughout Southern Nevada, including Albertsons, Walgreens and Mariana’s. Passes also are available at bookstores at the College of Southern Nevada campuses.

A full list of local retailers selling Transportation Commission transit passes can be found at

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