Summerlin/Summerlin South neighborhood news

GOLF EVENT TO BENEFIT PET RESCUE GROUPS

The PAWS Charity Golf Invitational is planned for 10 a.m. Saturday at Bear’s Best Las Vegas, 11111 W. Flamingo Road.

The tournament will benefit Foreclosed Upon Pets Inc., Golden Retriever Rescue and Knoah’s Ark in Sandy Valley.

The cost is $200 per player, which includes golf and a cart, lunch, beverages, caddies bid, silent auction raffle, contests, prizes and gifts. For more information, call 666-0100 or email info@pawslv.org.

GILA MONSTER HIKE SET FOR MONDAY

Join rangers on a trek in Red Rock Canyon Monday to find the elusive Gila monster in some prime habitat that also contains unusual plant life in a moist, sandy area of Ash Springs. This easy-paced walk is open to those 12 or older and will cover less than two miles.

Space is limited. For more information and to register, call 515-5367.

VIEW PLANS MEETING TO DISCUSS SUMMERLIN-AREA COVERAGE

Readers in the Summerlin and Summerlin South areas are invited to attend an informal meeting with View Newspapers staff members to discuss coverage of stories in your area from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. June 7 in the multipurpose room of the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave.
View would like to know which types of stories are most important to you, which stories don’t interest you and anything else you’d like to talk about regarding what you read in View. For more information or if you’re planning to attend, contact View editor Steve Blust at sblust@viewnews.com or 702-380-4553.

MOUNTAINVIEW HOSPITAL ADDING TOWER

MountainView Hospital, 3100 N. Tenaya Way, has announced that in addition to its $34 million emergency services expansion, which is currently under way, it plans to build a 60,000-square-foot patient tower above the new emergency room and intensive care unit. The total project will exceed $60 million.

The second floor of the new patient tower will be used for a 32-bed medical/surgical unit, and the third floor will be shelled for future growth. The hospital also plans to renovate its main lobby and cafe. The tower will be built concurrently with the ER/ICU addition and is scheduled to be completed by the end of the year.

Last summer, MountainView Hospital began construction on its new emergency room and 12-bed intensive care unit. Renovations also were made to the 72-bed medical surgical unit on the fourth floor. The expansion will nearly double the size of the emergency room from 22 to 42 beds and will offer additional amenities such as a dedicated emergency room entrance and a separate ambulance entrance; a Fast Track and new triage area for rapid medical evaluation and initiation of treatment; a helipad near the emergency room; and new equipment including a PET-CT, offering advanced metabolic imaging capabilities to help quickly evaluate chest pain patients.

For more information, visit mountainview-hospital.com.

GOLF TOURNAMENT TO BENEFIT SPEEDWAY CHILDREN’S CHARITY

The Speedway Children’s Charity golf tournament is planned for 8 a.m. Monday at Canyon Gate Country Club, 2001 Canyon Gate Drive.

The shotgun start shamble format event includes a golf cart, a continental breakfast, a golf shirt, lunch and a goodie bag. The cost is $150 per player and $600 per foursome. For more information, call Paulette Anderson at 632-8242.

BUSINESS NETWORK MIXER SET FOR JUNE 5 AT SUNCOAST

The Large Vision Business Network Mixer plans to host its next event from 6 to 9 p.m. June 5 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive, with the theme Health/Fitness/Beauty Affair Expo.

The LVBNM Mega Mixer Consumer Expo will include more than 50 area businesses showcasing their products and services. The Chefs Corner will serve up bites of international flavors.

The event is open to the public. For free tickets, visit pjproductionlive.com/LVBNM.html.

L’DOR V’DOR PLANS SENIOR EVENT

The L’Dor V’Dor (Generation to Generation) program plans to host its Shavuot/Spring event from 10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. June 19 at Temple Beth Sholom, 10700 Havenwood Lane. Reservations are required by June 5 by calling Elaine Jacobs at 228-0247.

Home- and facility-bound senior guests throughout the Las Vegas Valley will have the opportunity to make new friends and enjoy a day away from home at no cost. More than 200 are expected to participate.

Guests will arrive on buses from the residential facilities. Individual rides are provided for those who are unable to get to Temple Beth Sholom on their own.

When making a reservation, indicate if transportation is required. Individuals who arrive on their own must place a reservation call.

WESTSIDE NEWCOMERS CLUB TO MEET JUNE 6

The Westside Newcomers Club, a social club for women who have lived in the Las Vegas Valley for 10 years or less or who have had life-changing events such as retirement, plans to host a coffee event for prospective members at 10:30 a.m. June 6 at Grace in the Desert Episcopal Church, 2004 Spring Gate Lane. The event is held the first Wednesday of each month.

A luncheon with program is planned for the second Wednesday of each month. For more information, visit westsidenewcomersclub.org or call 649-8536.

MAKE NEW FRIENDSHIPS AT JEWISH SINGLES CLUB

The Jewish Singles 55 Plus Social Club for men and women plans to meet 6:30 p.m. June 6 at the NV Energy building, back entrance, 6226 W. Sahara Ave. It meets the first Wednesday of each month.

The club welcomes everyone interested in entertaining programs, socializing, meeting new friends and enjoying some refreshments. Dine-outs and other social events are held throughout the year.

For more information, call 233-8618 or 243-9482.

JUNE 7 PRESENTATION TO EXPLORE JEWISH DEATH RITUALS

A presentation titled "10 Things You Should Know About Rituals and Practices Related to Jewish Death and Dying" is planned for 7 p.m. June 7 at Kraft-Sussman Funeral Services, 3975 S. Durango Drive, Suite 104, in the Bank of Nevada Business Park, north of Flamingo Road.

This presentation will provide basic knowledge on the topic, as well as the opportunity for participants to ask questions they have on this issue.

It is free and open to the public. Registration is requested. To register, call 485-6500 or email info@kraftsussman.com.

MAKE A HOLE IN ONE FOR A GOOD CAUSE

The 15th annual Down Syndrome Charity Golf Tournament is slated for a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start June 8 at Siena Golf Club, 10575 Siena Monte Ave. Registration is set for noon. Proceeds will benefit the Down Syndrome Organization of Southern Nevada.

The entry fee is $150 for individuals and $600 for foursomes and includes range balls, 18 holes, a cart, refreshments on the course, a player’s bag, a polo shirt, one raffle ticket and the awards dinner. Mulligans are $10 each and string is $10 per foot.

Prizes include trophies, golf packages and dinner. The awards dinner will immediately follow the tournament and will include a raffle. Raffle tickets are $5 each or six for $20.

For more information, visit dsosn.org or call 648-1990.

MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER COMING TO ADELSON SCHOOL THEATER JUNE 9

Motivational speaker Reggie Bennett plans to present a program titled "30 Years of Evolution —- Reggie Bennett —- The Man in the Mirror" at 6 p.m. June 9 at the Adelson Educational Campus Theater, 9700 W. Hillpointe Road.

The event is free and open to the public. Doors will open at 5 p.m. The show will be approximately two hours.

Bennett, a Las Vegas advocate for the disability community, motivational speaker, wheelchair fitness mentor and professional wheelchair bodybuilder, plans to offer an uplifting and inspiring program commemorating his 30-year evolution since his own spinal cord injury.

For more information, email info@bteamrage.org or call 333-1038. Accessible seating is limited; call to pre-arrange for space.

FLIGHT OF FIRE HALF MARATHON COMING JUNE 9 TO RED ROCK CANYON

Sign up now for the Flight of Fire Half Marathon, planned for 7 a.m. June 9 at the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area Visitor Center, 1000 Scenic Loop Drive.

This will be the first half marathon on the trails of Red Rock Canyon, and there is a cap on participants. Registration packets can be picked up from 4 to 7 p.m. June 8 at Fleet Feet Sports, 7575 W. Washington Ave., Suite 123.

The registration fee is $75. All participants will receive a commemorative technical T-shirt, a raffle ticket and a goodie bag.

For more information, visit elementalrunning.com.

POPPY FOUNDATION CAT CHARITY TO BENEFIT FROM GOLF TOURNAMENT

The third annual Poppy Foundation Golf Tournament is planned for a 7:30 a.m. shotgun start June 9 at the Paiute Golf Club Resort, 10325 Nu-Wav Kaiv Blvd.

The cost is $75 and includes an awards luncheon. The Poppy Foundation is at the Bonanza Cat Hospital, 7550 W. Lake Mead Blvd., Suite 1, and cares for medically fragile felines.

For more information, call 525-4707 or email alambforthedogs@aol.com.

WOMEN’S CLUB OF SUMMERLIN TO HOST DARE TO DREAM DINNER

The Women’s Club of Summerlin plans to host its Dare To Dream dinner and grant presentations at 6 p.m. June 20 at Bear’s Best Las Vegas, 11111 W. Flamingo Road.

A dinner buffet and cash bar are planned. The event will also act as the group’s monthly meeting.

Tickets are $10. The deadline for buying tickets is June 12.

Make checks payable to WCS and mail to: Irene O’Rourke, 2332 Quartz Peak St., Las Vegas, NV 89134.

For more information, call 256-8684 or email apluswellness@aol.com.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR LIONS’ FOOT-SCREENING PROGRAM

The LEAP Alliance, the Southern Nevada Health District and the Las Vegas Summerlin Lions Club plan to launch Train the Lion Trainer at 5 p.m. June 6 at TPC Golf Club Grille, 9851 Canyon Run Drive.

The event will kick off a major expansion of the Lions’ Hunt for Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN) free foot-screening program for those at risk. DPN is often experienced by those who are diabetic. Training will be provided to become certified as a screener through the LEAP Alliance.

A pilot DPN foot-screening program was conducted on a small scale during the last three years at community health fairs and wellness events in the Las Vegas and Henderson areas. LEAP is stepping up that program and needs more volunteers.

For more information, contact Dr. Lawrence Rubin at lrubin@leapalliance.org or 233-5253.

FREEDOM FOR WILD HORSES GOLF TOURNAMENT SET FOR JUNE 7

The fourth annual Freedom for Wild Horses Golf Tournament is slated for June 7 at the Palm Valley Golf Course, 9201 Del Webb Blvd.

Cost for a foursome is $400, and sponsorships range from $750 to $5,000. Proceeds will benefit Horses4Heroes’ StayStrong program, helping teens and adults in crisis, including Wounded Warriors and returning combat veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

For more information, to register or donate a raffle prize, call Carol Arieno 526-6753.

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS PLAN SKILL CLINICS AT 24 HOUR FITNESS

Skill clinics with the Harlem Globetrotters comedy basketball team are planned from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 2 to 5 p.m. June 25-27 at 24 Hour Fitness, 2090 Village Center Circle.

Participants 6 to 14 are invited to learn about the importance of staying active and eating healthily, as well as seeing the Globetrotters’ basketball skills and tricks.

Clinics are also planned during the same times June 28-29 at the 24 Hour Fitness at 5651 Centennial Center Blvd.

As part of the partnership, the Globetrotters will offer participants a voucher for a complimentary ticket to a 2013 World Tour game. Additionally, 24 Hour Fitness will offer free three-day passes.

The cost is $59. For registration information, visit harlemglobetrotters.com.

DURANGO HILLS COMMUNITY CENTER YMCA OFFER SUMMER PASS

The city of Las Vegas’ Durango Hills Community Center YMCA, 3521 N. Durango Drive, is offering its Sizzlin’ Summer Pass for $112 for individuals and $215 for families.

The pass is good for four months from the date of purchase and can be purchased at the YMCA through July 31.

Also, the YMCA is offering summer camps for children 5 to 15 June 11 through Aug. 24. Camp hours are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Registration is open for traditional and specialty camps. Sibling discounts, special offers and financial assistance are available.

For more information, call 240-9622 or visit lasvegasymca.org.

POOL MEMBERSHIPS AVAILABLE AT JW MARRIOTT

Las Vegas locals can enjoy the 11,000-square-foot pool at the JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., by purchasing a monthly or seasonal pool membership.

Individual memberships are $100 a month or $300 for the season. Family memberships are $600 a month or $1,800 for the season. There are two family membership packages offered: two adults and up to three children or one adult and up to four children.

Members of the JW Marriott Las Vegas pool will also receive discounted cabana rates, based on availability, and 10 percent off the Waterside Café’s menu.

For more information, call 869-7777.

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