Summerlin Area Neighborhood News, May 14-20, 2015

PHILANTHROPY DAY AWARD NOMINATIONS SOUGHT

The Las Vegas Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals is seeking nominations for the 2015 National Philanthropy Day Awards luncheon, scheduled for Nov. 17 in a to-be-determined location. The purpose is to honor individuals and organizations exhibited outstanding leadership and effectiveness in their dedication to the Las Vegas Valley. National Philanthropy Day is a celebration where people around the world take philanthropic action and honor those making an impact in their communities.

The deadline is 5 p.m. June 5. Nomination forms are available at tinyurl.com/qh2ttj and should be submitted to awards@afplasvegas.org.

BANK OF AMERICA COLLECTING ITEMS FOR USO

For National Military Appreciation Month, Bank of America is hosting a valleywide donation drive for USO Las Vegas. Items received will be packaged by USO Las Vegas for its family care packages, which are hand-delivered to the families of currently deployed troops residing in the Las Vegas Valley.

Donations may be made at all Souther Nevada Bank of America locations through May 23. Requested unopened items are: nail polish; laundry detergent (small bottles); dryer sheets; cleaning supplies; bubble bath; shampoo/conditioner; body wash; body lotion; and individually packaged chips.

For Bank of America locations, visit bankofamerica.com.

SUNCOAST PROPERTY GETS A MAKEOVER

The Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive, recently completed renovations to its 388 rooms, designed by Avenue Interior Design of Venice, Calif.

Specific changes include custom-designed headboards, wall coverings, nightstands, credenzas, desks, side chairs, benches and more. From carpet to bedding to plumbing fixtures, every detail in the rooms was addressed.

For more information, visit suncoastcasino.com.

NEW PILATES FACILITY OPENS

Club Pilates has opened a new center at at 8665 W. Flamingo Road, Suite 118. The 1,200-square-foot studio is equipped with reformers for all classes, exo-chairs and springboards, as well as mats, balls, dumbbells, magic circles and ballet barres.

For more information, visit clubpilatesstudio.com.

SOCCER SIGNUPS SET FOR MAY 16

Early-bird signups for the Rainbow Youth Soccer League are slated from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 16 at the Desert Breeze Soccer Complex, 8275 Spring Mountain Road.

The cost is $105. Youths signing up should bring a birth certificate copy and a wallet-sized photo. The signup fee includes a uniform, a picture plaque and 10 games.

Remaining signups are set to be conducted at Villa Pizza, 3385 S. Durango Drive, from 11 a.m to 4 p.m. The cost will be $125.

For more information, visit ryslsoccerleague.com.

FOSTERS NEEDED FOR FUPI ANIMALS

Foreclosed Upon Pets Inc. is in urgent need of foster families for rescued dogs and cats. Fostering plays a major role in the success of the organization. In many circumstances, the animals have come from harsh backgrounds, have been abandoned or have lost their home through no fault of their own.

The foster’s main responsibility is to offer the dog or cat a safe and secure environment. The foster will offer a nurturing background, possibly provide some basic training and consequently help to make the animal a better candidate for adoption.

For more information, contact FUPI at forecloseduponpets@hotmail.com or 702-272-0010.

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