Vegas PBS continues the battle against
childhood obesity with the premier of
its local production "Fit Kids, Healthy
Families." The program focuses on why
and how childhood obesity has become the
significant health problem it is today.
It also provides a fast-paced look into
the nutritional and exercise habits
children and parents should develop to
ensure a lifetime of healthy habits.
Health tips provided in the program are
offered by individuals that range from a
Clark County School District physical
education facilitator to a professional
rock climber. The hour-long program was
produced in support of Vegas PBS' highly
successful Keeping Kids Fit project,
which is a comprehensive effort to teach
children healthy habits through
customized curriculum and workshops
supplemented by extensive online
resources. Fit Kids, Healthy Families
premiered on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009 at
9 p.m. on Channel 10, if you have missed
it, see it rebroadcasted on January 25th
at 7:00 pm
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Senator Harry Reid
Weekly Update The Bureau of
Land Management (BLM) will expand its ownership in Red Rock Canyon National
Conservation Area (NCA) by 80 acres, thanks to an assist from Nevada Senator
Senator John Ensign
Our economy is hurting and is in need of
help more than ever before. No state understands these
hard times better than my home state of Nevada.
Unemployment is rising, and families are struggling to
make ends meet......
Department of Business and Industry
The Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Company
received approval for a 6.9% rate increase, Liberty
Insurance Corporation received approval for a 7.0% rate
increase and First Liberty Insurance Corporation
received approval for a 7.6% rate increase for private
passenger automobile insurance........
The City Council on Wednesday, Jan. 7, approved an
inter-local agreement giving City Manager Gregory Rose responsibility for the
day-to-day management of the North Las Vegas Housing Authority..........
New Heroes: Sully The Pilot and
Bailey The Road Warrior This
is a posting about the media attention on the U.S
Airways pilot who safely landed the crippled jet into
the Hudson River. We desperately need him and others. In
fact, as you read on, I introduce you to another hero,
another Sully. His name is Bill Bailey and he is trying
to, literally, pave a future for our environment and
some poor countries......
A Day Of Celebration Today (November 20, 2009) is
truly a day of celebration. All across the Silver State, Democrats gathered in
their communities, just as they did across the nation, and in Washington. We
gathered, not only to celebrate the Inauguration of Barack Obama, but to
celebrate each other and our collective achievements.....
Use This Column: As you read your sun and moon sign, you will note each section
is broken into Focus, Test, Key & Action. Focus defines what you will find
yourself focused on during this time....
the director of publicity for the Orleans and Suncoast
showrooms, was let go Wednesday....
Ventriloquist Terry Fator, who begins his resident headlining
gig at The Mirage on Feb. 14, has a book signing today from 2-3
p.m at The Mirage Shop. A winner of NBC's "America's Got
Talent," Fator has written an autobiography titled "Who's the
Dummy Now?" ........
Criss Angel Does Believe
Now I have seen Criss many times at Red
Carpet functions and at Vegas parties in the past, each
time with a different woman on his arm, but I can
honestly say Holly is different. Holly and Criss were
holding each other the entire time we were chatting, and
genuinely had the look of love in their eyes. Something
I never saw in Criss before. These two are definitely in
it for the long run.....
sit here watching the Inauguration ceremonies, like
millions of other Americans, I cannot tell you how my
emotions are swarming through my soul. An
African-American being sworn in as our 44th
President of the United States is something I didn’t
really believe I would see in my lifetime.....
You love toast, but
you always burn it? Then, this invention is for you. This transparent
toaster allows you to see the bread while it is toasting so you just
have to take it out when the color is right.? This idea is based on a
transparent heating glass technology?....
The Platters were one of the top vocal groups of the
1950s, selling 53 million records and being among the first doo-wop
groups to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990.
Sonny Turner, a former Platters lead singer, will headline at the
The Charlie Palmer Group presents "An
Enchanted Bridal Affair", showcasing Las Vegas' premier
wedding exhibitors, during an afternoon of champagne,
hors d' oeuvres, informative presentations and exquisite
than 2,700 global companies, including 300 new
exhibitors, unveiled an estimated 20,000 new technology
products across 1.7 million net square feet of exhibit
space during the world’s largest consumer technology
tradeshow, Consumer Electronic Show, better known as CES.
BIG Show, small price The
Stars of Magic is well worth the price of admission;
these people really want to entertain you.
Moreover, unlike Johnathan’s show, it’s not offensive,
Stars of Magic is a sweet, nice show; you can take your
whole family, even the very young.....
Week in Review
The sizzlin’ Sin City party was at LAX
Nightclub last night as New York Yankees pitcher Phil
Hughes reveled in the limelight of the hotspot for the
second night in a row. Lounging on a plush couch on the
dance floor, the MLB star took in the club’s
exhilarating sights and sounds........
Elite Speed Networking Luncheon This
is how to make good things happen fast! Held at the
prestigious Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas, these
luncheons provide an exclusive opportunity to meet other
high-level professionals and make numerous strategic
introductions while utilizing your valuable time
Do Seniors Have A Need for Fun? "After
that I went to the computer center, where another
resident is teaching me how to use a computer. I never
thought I would want a computer, but now I am planning
to get one. Just think, we will be able to email each
Cjay Judd Rush Limbaugh
Wants Obama to Fail On the day before
President Obama's inauguration, Rush Limbaugh was asked by a “major American
print publication” what his “hope for the Obama Presidency” was.........
Computer Recycling Services
The Blind Center of Nevada
provides high quality professional computer recycling services. We have
developed recycling and computer waste solutions that focus on assured
data privacy, maximization of raw material extraction and customer
Simply For You – Girl Power
Focus will be hosting “Simply for You - Girl Power,” a
workshop for 10 Step Up youth on Saturday, January 24
from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. The course will be held at the
Child Focus office located at 4310 S. Cameron with such
important topics covered as self confidence, personal
power and relationship building taught by renowned
Professional Trainer and Coach Mia Matisse.......
Las Vegas Kabbalah Centre
Weekly Insight If we
allow our ego to convince us that we are a somebody,
then spiritually we are a nobody. If we resist our ego
and consider ourselves a nobody, then we most definitely
are a somebody......
The Latin Chamber of Commerce, in joint
partnership with the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and
Accounting, cordially invite you to the Foreclosure Prevention and Protection Seminar
on Thursday, January 29th at 5:30 p.m. at the Latin Chamber of Commerce......
an apt description of how most of us no-limit hold'em
cash-game devotees regard short-stack players. How else to
describe someone who takes a huge amount of bread out of
your mouth so that he can get a small portion in his own?.....
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Grand Opening Of The Southern Nevada
Center For The Arts
Bringing Art To Historic Fremont Street
Southern Nevada Center for the Arts,
located at 450 Fremont Street (at the
corner of Fremont and 4th Street) on the
second level of the Neonopolis, is
having its Grand Opening weekend Friday,
January 23 through Sunday, January 25,
2009. The hours for the opening events
will be Friday and Saturday, 10 am - 8
pm and Sunday, 12 - 5 pm. The Center is
open to the public daily, from 9 am to 9
Works of over 50 artists are represented
at the Center. There are 30 artist
studios and gallery spaces currently
leased by painters, photographers,
ceramicists, sculptors, jewelers, and
other art related services. The Center
will be the location for a series of art
related special events throughout the
grand opening weekend, including a
ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday.
There will be free entertainment
throughout the days such as spoken word,
art demonstrations, music, and dance
performances. For a comprehensive
schedule and more information as it
becomes available, please visit the
classes and workshops for adults and
children will soon be available at the
Center. This schedule can be picked up
at the grand opening event. Admission is
free to enter the Center and all artwork
on display is for sale.
The Southern Nevada Center for the Arts
is a place for locals and visitors alike
to come and explore their own inner
artist. Through classes, special events
and outreach programs the Center will
become the heart of the Las Vegas Art
Scene and place you will want to visit
again and again.
"Celebrate Life Day"
was Celebrate Life Day, a day to "take
time to smell the roses" so to speak. If
you didn’t celebrate “Celebration Life
Day” yesterday; celebrate it today,
celebrate it tomorrow and everyday this
year. Even in our troubled times, we,
Americans, have so much to celebrate.
2009 brings us a new President, Vice
President, Senate and Congress with the
transformation with it. We need to come together as Americans and bring the
CHANGE and HOPE we
all crave to this great country of ours.
House Society Sessions With DJs Keith
Evan & Carlos Sanchez @ Downtown
Cocktail Lounge For Friday Night Social
- Friday, January 23rd
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