July 16, 2012 - 11:26 pm
WARD 2 SEEKS CITIZEN OF THE MONTH NOMINEES FOR AUGUST
Ward 2 will name the August Citizen of the Month for the city of Las Vegas. If you know someone who helps the city and/or Ward 2 and is worthy of consideration, let Ward 2 City Councilman Bob Beers’ office know who and why.
To nominate someone, email Beers at bbeers@LasVegasNevada.gov.
DIY PROGRAM STARTING UP
A workshop on neighborhood improvements is scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Durango Hills Community Center YMCA, 3521 N. Durango Drive.
The 15th annual Neighborhood Partners Fund (NPF) application process has begun, offering registered city of Las Vegas neighborhood associations the opportunity to apply for a maximum of $5,000 to help improve the quality of their neighborhoods. The deadline for applications is Aug. 9.
Landscaping projects, senior citizen home safety programs, mural projects and other proposals related to community improvement are the types of projects that may qualify.
Register and learn more at a workshop. Call 229-6681 to learn workshop times and locations.
More information on NPF is available on the front page of the city of Las Vegas website, lasvegasnevada.gov, or call Maria Castillo-Couch at 229-6681.
ARENA SOCCER TEAM SEEKS DANCERS
The Las Vegas Legends professional arena soccer team plans to audition women for its dance team at 10 a.m. Sunday at The Beat Dance Academy, 1400 N. Rampart Blvd.
The dance team will entertain fans and help cheer on the team. Candidates must be 18 or older and previously trained in hip-hop, contemporary, jazz and ballet.
Twelve to 15 women will be selected. Dancers will be required to attend a minimum of two practices a week and learn 10 dance numbers for the season. Practices begin in September, and the regular season ends in early March. Home games will take place at The Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave.
For more information, visit lasvegaslegends.com.
OMBUDSMAN’S OFFICE TO ANSWER
The Office of the Ombudsman invites homeowner association residents and directors to attend a free class regarding their legal rights and responsibilities.
In Summerlin, the class HOA Money Matters — Financial Statements is planned from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. July 24 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive.
Seating is limited, and attendees are required to register in advance. To register, call Ken Richardson at 486-4480 or 877-829-9907, or email
FREE SEMINARS TO ANSWER ZONING
AND LICENSING LEGAL QUESTIONS
The city of Las Vegas’ Economic and Urban Development Department plans to host 90-minute seminars through September. Check-in is scheduled to begin at 7:45 a.m. for each seminar at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Learn about business taxes, licenses and permits, labor and employment laws, trademarks, small claims court, and trust and estate planning. The seminars are sponsored by the city of Las Vegas and attorneys from the law firm of Lionel Sawyer & Collins.
Scheduled topics are: July 24, Labor and Employment Legal Requirements; Aug. 7, Trademarks, Trade Names, Service Marks and E-Commerce; Aug. 21, Small Claims Court; and Sept. 5, Trust and Estate Planning.
Admission is free, but registration is required. Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Register by emailing dmharris@lasvegas
nevada.gov or calling 229-6862. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
POOL ENTRY FREE WITH DONATED SOUP
The city of Las Vegas plans “Souper” Summer Family Swim Day from noon to 4 p.m. July 27 at the Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive.
The event will assist the Batteries Included Teen Council in its quest to gather food for those in need.
Bring two cans of soup or other canned food per person for free admission. Canned goods will be donated to a local food bank.
Regular pool fees apply without food donation. Pools will remain open to the public during events.
The Batteries Included Teen Council program represents a diverse group of youths throughout Las Vegas and acknowledges achievements made by youths year-round. For more information, visit lasvegasnevada.gov/Find/18199.htm or call 229-6242.
DIABETES OVERVIEW PLANNED
AT MOUNTAINVIEW HOSPITAL
An outpatient diabetes class, Overview & Medications, is planned from 1 to 2:30 p.m. July 27 at MountainView Hospital, 3100 N. Tenaya Way.
This free class will take place in the private dining room on the first floor of the hospital behind the cafeteria.
The class provides students with an overview of diabetes, its effects on the body, management goals and care resources. This class is for adults only.
Registration is required by calling 233-5454.
BUNCO EVENT PLANNED AT CHURCH
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton No. 2131 plans a luncheon and bunco event from noon to 3 p.m. July 28 in Lavoy Hall at St. Francis De Sales Catholic Church, 1111 Michael Way.
Lunch is slated to be served at noon. Bunco and prizes will follow.
Donation is $10. Proceeds will help the needy in Las Vegas.
For more information, call Pat Williams at 242-2615 or Suzanne Dalton at 288-2108.
WORKSHOP at sahara west library
TO EXPLORE ENERGY HEALIng
A workshop on longevitology and energy healing is planned for all ages from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Monday in the multipurpose room at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave.
Learn how to use natural energy to heal yourself. This is a hands-on energy adjustment workshop that is co-sponsored by the Las Vegas Chinese Cultural Foundation.
The free workshop is open to the public. For more information, call 507-3631.
THE SALON AT KIDVILLE OFFERS JULY SPECIAL
The Salon at Kidville at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd., is offering 30 percent off on haircuts in July. The regular price is $24, and the July price is $16.80.
For an appointment, call 233-9253.
SEMINAR ON TOMATIS METHOD PLANNED
Introductions to the Tomatis method, a way to rechannel how the brain processes auditory input, are planned for 6:30 p.m. Thursday and 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Brain Solutions Inc., 8515 Edna Ave., Suite 160.
Future seminars are planned for 6:30 p.m. Aug. 9 and 10:30 a.m. Aug. 11.
The Tomatis method has shown improvement for those with autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and other conditions.
To register, call 340-2248. For more information, visit brainsolutionsnv.com.