LARGE VISION BUSINESS NETWORK MIXER TO CELEBRATE SIXTH ANNIVERSARY
The Large Vision Business Network Mixer plans to mark its sixth anniversary with a special luncheon mixer scheduled for 11:30 a.m. July 3 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive.
The LVBNM Mega Mixer Consumer Expo will include more than 50 area businesses showcasing their products and services. The speaker is scheduled to be state Sen. Steven Horsford, D-Nev.
The event is open to the public. For free tickets, visit pjproductionlive.com/LVBNM.html.
WESTSIDE NEWCOMERS CLUB TO MEET JULY 3
The Westside Newcomers Club plans to host a coffee event for prospective members at 10:30 a.m. July 3 at Grace in the Desert Episcopal Church, 2004 Spring Gate Lane. The coffee events are normally planned for the first Wednesday of each month, but July’s was rescheduled due to the July 4 holiday.
WNC is a social club for women who have lived in the area for 10 years or less or those who have had life-changing events such as retirement. It offers a wide variety of activities. A luncheon with a program is planned for the second Wednesday of each month.
For more information, visit westside newcomersclub.org or call 649-8536.
HENRY PRENDES GOLF CLASSIC RAISES FUNDS FOR YOUTH CAMP
The sixth annual Henry Prendes Charity Golf Classic, held June 9 at Palm Valley Golf Course, raised $15,000 for Henry’s Place, a camp facility for underprivileged youths that is currently being developed in Cedar City, Utah. Proceeds from the event will be used to help obtain the necessary permits and begin construction at the campsite.
For more information, visit henrysplace.org.
HELP OF SOUTHERN NEVADA CAMPAIGN COLLECTING BOTTLED WATER
HELP of Southern Nevada’s HELP2O campaign encourages Southern Nevadans to help protect homeless residents from the dangers associated with the summer heat by donating bottled water and spare change at Whole Foods Market through August.
Two Whole Foods locations, 7250 W. Lake Mead Blvd. at Tenaya Way and 6689 Las Vegas Blvd. South in Town Square Las Vegas, will serve as collection points. Bottled water donations can be purchased in store and donated or purchased elsewhere and dropped off at Whole Foods. The water will be collected on a regular basis and distributed to the area’s homeless population.
Additionally, those looking to make a monetary donation will be able to do so by tossing their change into branded HELP of Southern Nevada change jars at all four Whole Foods Las Vegas and Henderson locations or by submitting a donation via helpsonv.org.
NEW TECHNOLOGY BEING USED AT MOUNTAINVIEW HOSPITAL
In an ongoing effort to improve patient safety, MountainView Hospital, 3100 N. Tenaya Way, announced that it now has Xenex Healthcare Services’ innovative germ-zapping room disinfection technology to keep patients even safer from infections.
The portable room disinfection device pulses blue ultraviolet light throughout MountainView’s isolation rooms, intensive care units and Emergency Department to quickly destroy viruses, bacteria and bacterial spores — typically in about five to 10 minutes per room. MountainView is using the Xenex device in rooms after they have been thoroughly cleaned by the housekeeping staff.
For more information, visit mountainview-hospital.com.
NV ENERGY OFFERS REBATE FOR RECYCLED REFRIGERATORS
NV Energy is offering a $50 rebate for customers to recycle their second refrigerators this summer. Inefficient refrigerators waste energy as a result of working harder and longer in hot garages to maintain their temperature. In addition to the rebate, NV Energy will pick up the extra refrigerator or freezer for free.
Units must be in working order and be at least 10 cubic feet in size. Participants must own the refrigerator or freezer, and the offer is limited to two units for each address.
NV Energy will recycle 95 percent of the units. For program qualifications and to schedule a pickup, visit nvenergy.com/refrigerator or call 877-289-8260.
POOL MEMBERSHIPS AVAILABLE AT JW MARRIOTT
Daily, monthly or seasonal pool memberships are available for Las Vegas locals at the JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd.
Individual pool memberships are $100 per month or $300 for the season. Family memberships are for $200 per month or $600 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. Locals can also purchase daily pool passes for $10 per person Mondays through Fridays. Monthly and seasonal pool members will also receive discounted cabana rates, based on availability, and a 10 percent discount on items from the Waterside Café menu.
For more information, call 869-7777.
LOCAL NONPROFIT GROUPS COMPETE IN CARS FOR GOOD PROGRAM
Las Vegas-based HELP of Southern Nevada and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas have been selected as part of 500 nonprofit finalists in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program, a major philanthropic initiative in which the automaker is giving 100 cars to 100 nonprofit groups over the course of 100 days. The two were selected as finalists from more than 4,000 applications nationwide.
Members of the public can vote for whichever nonprofit group it they want. The one with the most votes at the end of each day will win one of six Toyota models. Runners-up will receive a $1,000 cash grant from Toyota.
To vote, visit 100carsforgood.com.
TRAVEL CLUB TO MEET AT THE TAP HOUSE
The Las Vegas Single Social Travel Club for Mature Adults plans its next meeting for 7 p.m. today at The Tap House, 5589 W. Charleston Blvd.
The meet-and-greet portion is set to start at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room. Discussions focus on traveling, including day trips, local events, in- and out-of-state traveling, cruises and international traveling. A guest speaker frequently is featured. The meeting closes about 8 p.m., when appetizers are served and the group members visit with one another.
Monthly meetings are scheduled for the fourth Tuesday of each month. For more information, call 888-324-2028.
FINANCIAL SEMINAR SET AT DESERT VISTA COMMUNITY CENTER
A financial seminar is planned for 4 p.m. Thursday at Sun City Summerlin’s Desert Vista Community Center, 10360 Sun City Blvd.
It will focus on managing the risk of an income shortfall in retirement.
The seminar is free and open to the public. For more information, call John Leveritt at 341-2080.
BUSINESS EXPANDS TO SUMMERLIN AREA
Michael and Jackie DiAsio announce that their business, Visiting Angels, has opened a second office at 9436 W. Lake Mead Blvd., Suite 11-F, just west of Del Webb Boulevard. The first office is at 1701 N. Green Valley Parkway in Henderson.
Visiting Angels provides in-home care to the disabled and senior population. Services include personal hygiene care, light housekeeping, grocery shopping, companionship and meal preparation.
For more information, visit visitingangels.com or call 800-365-4189.