COUNCILMAN BOB BEERS TO MEET WITH RESIDENTS JUNE 26
A Cigars and Beer with Beers event is planned from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 26 at La Casa Cigar Lounge in Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd.
Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers plans to meet with residents 21 or older to talk about what is happening in Ward 2 and the city of Las Vegas.
For more information, call 702-229-2144.
FIREWORKS SALE TO RAISE FUNDS FOR CANDLELIGHTERS
Team Kenzie plans to host a fireworks booth in the parking lot of the Albertsons, 10140 W. Flamingo Road at Hualapai Way, to benefit the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada in honor of MaKenzie Lynn Hanover, who died from brain cancer in 2011. The booth will be open June 28 through July 4, with presales available at teamkenzie.com.
PUBLIC INPUT SOUGHT ON RED ROCK CANYON IMPROVEMENTS
The Bureau of Land Management Red Rock/Sloan Field Office plans to host public meetings on two infrastructure projects at 2 and 6 p.m. June 26 at the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area’s Visitor Center classroom, 1000 Scenic Loop Drive.
Proposed projects on the 13-mile Scenic Loop Drive include constructing low-profile bridge crossings at both Sandstone and Red Rock wash crossings and flood warning sensors at three additional wash crossings. Proposed projects at the visitor center parking lot include making minor changes to the existing layout, repairing or replacing the pavement, reconstructing the bus loading area, re-signing and striping.
When participants enter via the fee booth at the entrance for the meetings, they should tell the attendant they are participating in the meetings, and fees will be waived.
Written comments may be submitted through July 11 by mail or delivered to BLM, 4701 N. Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89130, Attn: Mark Spencer, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to 702-363-6779 (Attn: Mark Spencer).
Before including your address, phone number, email address or other personal identifying information in your comment, be aware that your entire comment, including your personal identifying information, may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask the BLM in your comment to withhold personal identifying information from public review, it cannot guarantee that it will be able to do so.
WHITE LINEN AFFAIR SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 28
The sixth annual White Linen Affair is set from 8 p.m. to midnight June 28 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive.
Expect hors d’oeuvres, music by DJ “Sweet” Lou Collins and a silent auction. Tickets are $60.
For more information, visit 100blackmenlasvegas.com or call 720-448-8843 or 702-838-8072.
BUSINESS NETWORK MIXER SET FOR JULY 1 AT SUNCOAST
The Large Vision Business Network Mixer plans to host its next event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 1 in the Grand Ballroom at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive.
Exhibits, live entertainment, raffle drawings and the LVBNM Visionary Awards honoring local business owners are planned, along with keynote speaker James Cannon, father of actor/comedian Nick Cannon, and a book signing for Cannon’s book, “The Calling.”
Tickets are $50 and include the book. For more information, call 702-639-6964.
WESTSIDE NEWCOMERS CLUB TO MEET JULY 2 AT GRACE IN THE DESERT
The Westside Newcomers Club plans to host a coffee event for prospective members at 9:15 a.m. July 2 at Grace in the Desert Episcopal Church, 2004 Spring Gate Lane.
The coffee event takes place the first Wednesday of each month. A luncheon with a program is planned for the second Wednesday of each month.
The social club is for women who have lived in the area for 10 years or less or for those who have a life-changing event, such as retirement.
For more information, visit westsidenewcomersclub.org or call Nancy Ovuka at 702-837-8685.
WESTSIDE CHICAGO CLUB PLANS JULY 6 GATHERING AT SAHARA WEST LIBRARY
The Westside Chicago Club plans to meet at 2 p.m. July 6 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave.
The group meets the first Sunday of each month and consists mostly of people who have retired to Las Vegas. Monthly meetings start with a short business meeting, followed by a program. The group is open to all.
For more information, call president June Edelman at 702-256-9542.
JEWISH SINGLES SOCIAL CLUB TO MEET AT JCC JULY 2
The Jewish Singles 55 Plus Social Cub for Men and Women plans to meet at 6:30 p.m. July 2 at the Jewish Community Center, 1400 N. Rampart Blvd., Suite 105, inside the Las Vegas Sports Park.
Meetings are scheduled for the first Wednesday of each month. The club welcomes anyone interested in entertaining programs and socializing.
For more information, call 702-243-9482 or 702-243-1761.
GOLF TOURNEY RAISES MONEY FOR KIDS
Golf 4 The Kids, a fundraising event held June 2 at Red Rock Country Club, raised more than $46,000 for two nonprofits assisting children with catastrophic diseases and inherited bleeding disorders.
This is the second golf tournament operated jointly by Cure 4 The Kids Foundation and the Nevada Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation.
Cure 4 The Kids is the fundraising arm for the Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada.
The Nevada Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation provides support, education and advocacy for children and adults with inherited bleeding disorders, such as hemophilia and Von Willebrand disease.
TICKETS ON SALE FOR SHRINERS FOR HOSPITALS FOR CHILDREN OPEN
Tickets for Las Vegas’ official PGA Tour event, the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, are on sale. Part of the FedExCup regular season, the weeklong charitable tournament is set for Oct. 13-19 at TPC Summerlin, 1700 Village Center Circle.
Every ticket sold will grant access to The Hill, a 22,000-square-foot pavilion overlooking the 16th, 17th and 18th holes. Premium food options and beverages including wine and spirits will be available for purchase for ticket holders.
For more information, visit shrinershospitalsopen.com. Daily tickets and ticket packages can be purchased by calling 702-873-1010.
WALKER FURNITURE’S HELP FOR HEROES PROGRAM ACCEPTING LETTERS
Walker Furniture has unveiled a program to help provide a better quality of life for wounded U.S. military personnel and veterans in Clark County, who are in need of specialized items not generally available through the Veterans Administration.
The new program, Help for Heroes, is scheduled to run through July 1 and rely on letters from the community written on behalf of prospective recipients.
Walker Furniture will provide 10 military individuals and families with a variety of necessary items that may include lift chairs, adjustable beds, new mattresses and dining sets. Each delivery will be specific to the needs of each recipient.
Letters received will be reviewed and evaluated by an independent panel headed by Cmdr. John Rupe of the American Legion Paradise Post 149. The post commander will visit each prospective recipient to evaluate their individual needs.
Letters must be received by June 27 and sent to: Larry Alterwitz, CEO, Walker Furniture, 301 S. Martin Luther King Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89106. Letters also can be hand-delivered, faxed to 702-384-7772, emailed to email@example.com or submitted online at walkerhelpforheroes.com.