Summerlin Area Neighborhood News, Oct. 2-8, 2014

MACY’S PLANS CHARITY SHOPPING DAY OCT. 4 AT DOWNTOWN SUMMERLIN

A Charity Shopping Day is planned from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 4 at Macy’s at Downtown Summerlin, 1980 Festival Plaza Drive. Preview the new store while supporting 46 local nonprofits that have signed on to benefit from the event.

Customers can purchase $5 shopping pass tickets from any of the participating organizations, which keep all of the ticket sale proceeds. Exclusive discounts on purchases throughout the store, with up to 20 percent savings, will be available for ticket holders.

Tickets also will be sold at the Downtown Summerlin Macy’s doors on Charity Shopping Day.

A community stage with performances by local talent also is planned, along with enter-to-win prizes, including a $500 Macy’s shopping spree.

For more information, visit macys.com.

OUTSIDE LAS VEGAS FOUNDATION EXPANDS ADOPT-A-TRAIL PROGRAM

The Outside Las Vegas Foundation is expanding its Adopt-a-Trail program beyond the city of Las Vegas to include unincorporated Clark County. There are 120 miles of urban trails available for adoption for a $500 donation per mile, which can be renewed annually.

Businesses and individuals who donate $3,000 or more to adopt a segment by Oct. 15 will be honored as Trailblazers at Get Outdoors Nevada Day on Oct. 25. Those who donate from $500 to $3,000 will be recognized as Pioneer sponsors.

For more information, visit outsidelasvegas.org.

WESTSIDE CHICAGO CLUB TO MEET OCT. 5

The Westside Chicago Club plans to meet at 2 p.m. Oct. 5 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. Meetings start with a short business portion followed by a program. The group is open to everyone.

For more information, call president June Edelman at 702-256-9542.

FOUNDATION FOR POSITIVELY KIDS PLANS GOLF TOURNAMENT AT TPC SUMMERLIN

The Foundation for Positively Kids plans to host the Swing for the Kids golf tournament Oct. 6 at TPC Summerlin, 1700 Village Center Circle.

The cost is $750 for a foursome and $200 for individual golfers, which includes 18 holes with cart, an event T-shirt, a golf survival kit, breakfast and an awards luncheon. Golfers also will have a chance to win a Harley Davidson motorcycle from Las Vegas Harley-Davidson and a Lexus from Lexus Las Vegas if they hit a hole-in-one on established holes.

Tournament proceeds will help provide services in several Clark County School District schools, including EEGS, physical and daily care and early-intervention evaluations, screening and diagnosis for autism.

For more information, visit positivelykids.org or call 702-262-0037.

RESIDENTS INVITED TO COFFEE WITH THE MAYOR

Mayor Carolyn Goodman is scheduled to meet with residents from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Oct. 8 at Babystacks Cafe, 2400 N. Buffalo Drive, at Smoke Ranch Road. Residents who have issues to discuss or who wish to simply meet the mayor are invited to attend. The event will be in Ward 1, and Councilwoman Lois Tarkanian also is scheduled to attend.

For more information, call 702-229-6241.

WOMEN’S CLUB OF SUMMERLIN PLANS ANNUAL CHARITY EVENT OCT. 9

The Women’s Club of Summerlin has slated its annual charity event for 6 p.m. Oct. 9 at the JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd. Expect heavy hors d’oeuvres, a raffle, a silent auction, dancing and live music provided by Ronnie Lee Twist and The Future Cats.

Proceeds from the event will benefit Project 150, a nonprofit organized in December 2011 when founders learned of 150 homeless high school students in need of support over the holidays. The effort has expanded to helping more than 1,100 homeless and disadvantaged students in Las Vegas Valley high schools.

For more information, visit womensclubofsummerlin.org.

COUNCILMAN BOB BEERS TO MEET WITH RESIDENTS

Ward 2 Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers plans to host Coffee with the Councilman from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Oct. 10 at Dunkin’ Donuts, 11710 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 170, at Desert Foothills Drive.

For more information, call 702-229-2144.

FINAL 2014 READING WITH RASCAL EVENT SET FOR OCT. 11

The next Reading with Rascal event is slated from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 11 in the multipurpose room of Desert Spring United Methodist Church, 120 N. Pavilion Center Drive. This will be the final event for 2014. Children can read to a certified therapy dog. Families do not need to be members of the church.

This event will be a costume party, and everyone is encouraged to wear costumes. Many of the dogs and their handlers will be in costumes.

For more information, call 702-561-4143.

NATIONAL NURSES HALF MARATHON AND 5K SET FOR OCT. 11

The 2014 National Nurses Half Marathon & 5K is set for 7 a.m. Oct. 11. The course starts in Blue Diamond and finishes at the West Career & Tech Academy, 11945 W. Charleston Blvd.

There is a Zumbathon for Community Health planned from 10 a.m. to noon at the finish line. That portion is free and open to all ages and skill levels.

For more information, visit nationalnurseshalfmarathon.com.

SUN CITY SUMMERLIN TO HOST CANDIDATES EVENT

The Sun City Summerlin Residents’ Forum plans to host a Meet ‘n Greet the Candidates event from 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 11 at The Summit in the Pinnacle Community Center, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd.

For more information, call Glenda Rogers at 702-255-7755.

SOLAR HOME TOUR SET FOR OCT. 11

The Solar NV Annual Solar Home Tour is planned from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 11 at various Las Vegas Valley residences.

The American Solar Energy Society’s National Solar Tour is a grass-roots event that offers an opportunity to visit green homes and buildings to see how to use solar energy, energy efficiency and other sustainable technologies to reduce monthly utility bills and help tackle climate change.

For more information, email contact@solarnv.org.

BROKEN SPOKE BIKES TO SUPPORT CANDLIGHTERS WITH CYCLING EVENT

Broken Spoke Bikes and The Snyder Group are gearing up to support the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation and Childhood Cancer Awareness Month with a Mount Charleston Hill Climb scheduled for Oct. 11. Broken Spoke Bikes, 11700 W. Charleston Blvd., will donate $5 of each entry to Candlelighters, and all riders will be greeted with a special pancake and hot chocolate breakfast at the finish line.

Early online registration is $45 until Oct. 9 at usacycling.org.

GOODIE TWO SHOES ROCKIN’ WALK SET FOR OCT. 12

The Goodie Two Shoes Foundation’s fifth annual Rockin’ Walk is planned from 9:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 12. Participants must park at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive, where shuttle service will be provided to the walk location of TPC Summerlin, 1700 Village Center Circle. Shuttle service is set to begin at 8 a.m. and run every 15 minutes. Parking at TPC Summerlin will be available only by permit.

Participants can choose their walking course: a 1-mile mixed hole, the 2.5-mile back nine or 5-mile 18-hole. Live entertainment and prizes are planned, along with giveaways and goodie bags for all walkers, while supplies last.

To register, visit tinyurl.com/pu956yu. For more information, email info@goodietwoshoes.org or call 702-617-4027.

KICK OFF YOUR HEELS LUNCHEON SET FOR OCT. 14

The Shriners Hospitals for Children Open plans the Women’s Day Kick Off Your Heels Luncheon for Oct. 14 at The Hill, the tournament’s hospitality venue overlooking the 16th, 17th and 18th holes at TPC Summerlin, 1700 Village Center Circle. The event is set to feature 94.1 FM on-air personality Mercedes Martinez as mistress of ceremonies, psychologist Dr. Cortney S. Warren, a silent auction and a meal accompanied by Robert Mondavi wines.

Individual tickets are $125. Tables also are available. For tickets, call 702-873-1010.

TOY DRIVE TO BENEFIT USO LAS VEGAS

Yes! Air Conditioning & Plumbing is sponsoring a toy drive through Oct. 15 to benefit USO Las Vegas. Residents can visit the Yes! offices, 6275 S. Pioneer Way, to drop off new toys for children of all ages from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Yes! plans to donate an additional $500 worth of toys to USO Las Vegas Oct. 15 at the organization’s bimonthly deployed family dinner, held to support and honor family members of military personnel serving overseas. In addition, Yes! is offering all toy drive participants 20 percent off any heating, air conditioning, indoor air quality or plumbing service.

For more information, call 702-577-0072. For more information about USO Las Vegas, visit uso.org.

SMILES FOR SURVIVORS PLANS OCT. 18 FUNDRAISER

The Smiles for Survivors Foundation, a Las Vegas-based nonprofit that provides dental treatment to breast cancer patients and survivors, has slated its fourth Blow Out Breast Cancer fundraising event for Oct. 18 at Square Colour Salon + Spa, 1225 S. Fort Apache Road, Suite 160.

Beauty treatments are scheduled from 2 to 6 p.m. Evening festivities are set from 7 to 11 p.m., including food, cocktails, live entertainment and a silent auction.

Advance tickets are $75, including party admission, a blow out and a Kerastase conditioning hair treatment, or $50 for the party only. Services such as lash and nail treatments are an additional $20. Tickets at the door will be $60. For tickets, call the salon at 702-255-7050 or Hillcrest Dental at 702-395-1088.

For more information, visit smilesforsurvivors.org.

JEWISH GENEALOGY SOCIETY TO MEET OCT. 19 AT SAHARA WEST LIBRARY

The Jewish Genealogy Society of Southern Nevada plans to meet at 1 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave.

Programs are co-sponsored by the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District. Meetings are free and open to the public.

After a short business meeting, Joanne D. Gilbert is slated to present Bringing Genealogy to Life! An Introductory Memoir-Writing Workshop.

For more information, contact Abe Simon at abe_simon@cox.net or 702-523-9874.

ALS OF NEVADA PLANS RUN, WALK & ROLL FOR OCT. 25

The ALS of Nevada’s 14th annual Run, Walk & Roll event is slated for 6 a.m. Oct. 25 at Police Memorial Park, 3250 Metro Academy Way.

The event will feature family activities, including a superhero costume contest for individuals and teams. Awards will be presented for the best costumes, top runners and top fundraisers.

The 5K starting time is 8 a.m., with the walk portion to start immediately after the runners.

To register, visit alsofnevada.org or call 702-777-0500.

HELP OF SOUTHERN NEVADA COLLECTS BOTTLED WATER

HELP of Southern Nevada joined forces during the summer with Whole Foods Market to collect bottled water and monetary donations for the HELP2O campaign. The intent was to protect area homeless people from the dangers associated with extreme heat.

The campaign collected more than 45,800 bottles of water to distribute to Southern Nevada’s homeless residents.

For more information, visit helpsonv.org.

NOV. 8 CASINO NIGHT TO BENEFIT CHILDREN’S HEART FOUNDATION

The Children’s Heart Foundation’s annual Operation Cards for Kids — Casino Night is planned from 6 to 10 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Red Rock Country Club, 2250 Red Springs Drive.

The evening is set to include blackjack, food, specialty cocktails and silent and live auctions. Attendees must be 21 or older.

Tickets are $75 for general admission and $125 for VIP admission at operationcardsforkids.com.

TEMPLE SINAI PLANS HOLIDAY BAZAAR DEC. 7

Temple Sinai has scheduled its first Holiday Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at its facility, 9001 Hillpointe Road.

Vendors, food trucks, face painting and children’s activities are planned.

For vendor inquiries, email tsholidaybazaar@gmail.com. For more information, call 702-254-5110.

ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION TO HOST JINGLE BELL RUN DEC. 13

The Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run is planned for 8 a.m. Dec. 13 at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd.

Runners can wear holiday-themed costumes and tie jingle bells to their shoelaces to get in the holiday spirit while raising funds to find a cure for arthritis. Live entertainment, vendors providing breakfast and a Reindeer Dash to Kidville also are planned.

To register, visit bit.ly/VKXj7g. For more information, visit tivolivillagelv.com.

COATS FOR KIDS SEEKS DONATIONS

Harriet’s Coats for Kids is seeking donations of new or gently used children’s coats, to be distributed in the Las Vegas Valley through The Salvation Army.

Donation boxes can be found at area Albertsons stores. Everyone who donates a coat has an opportunity to win two tickets to the “Million Dollar Quartet” show.

Coats will be picked up by Aramark Uniform Services and cleaned free by Al Phillips The Cleaner. Adults’ coats also can be donated.

For more information, visit salvationarmysouthernnevada.org or call 702-870-4430.

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