Arbor Day is a nationally celebrated observance that encourages tree
planting and care. Nevada’s State Arbor Dayis the last Friday of April, and Nevada’s
State trees are the Singleleaf Pinon and Bristlecone
Vegas' longest-running civic tradition is in
full glory for 2009! Check out event details
and find out how you can join in the fun. We
are honored that this year's Helldorado Days
will benefit the Elks USA Scholarship Fund. For
generations, southern Nevadans have joined in
Helldorado Days with parades and events that
highlight our city's western heritage! The
event is proudly hosted by the Las Vegas Elks.
We are glad you're here with us, find out more
about this year's celebration and check back
often for news and updates! Thursday, May 14
Locals KICK OFF night 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Barrel Racing, Bull Riding, Mutton Bustin’,
Dress the Calf and lots of fun events. Located
inside the Downtown Rodeo Arena Las Vegas
Boulevard, between Mesquite and Stewart Avenue.
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Gibbons continues working with the Federal Government to obtain
and utilize the maximum amount of Stimulus Package dollars
possible. “With our high unemployment and our deep economic
crisis, I am working to get the dollars we have been promised
injected into our State’s economy as soon as possible.”.....
Senator Harry Reid
Senator Harry Reid today announced $13.5 million of economic
recovery funding for the design and construction of a new office
building in Boulder City to house Lower Colorado Region water
operations center staff and other employees......
Week in Review
Last week the Nevada Senate unanimously
approved Senate Majority Leader Steven Horsford’s Green Jobs
Initiative, which will create job-training collaborations
throughout Nevada to train workers and put them to work
using federal stimulus money......
Ending Congressional Corruption
There’s a good op-ed in the Washington Times about
ending the corruption and money-grubbing tendencies of
our elected officials. It involves NASCAR. And although
it’s a little far-fetched, let’s look at anything..........
North Las Vegas Police Department with the City’s
Municipal Court and City Attorney’s Office will hold the
annual Senior Crime Prevention Awareness Day from 8 a.m.
to noon on Wednesday, April 29, at The Club inside the
Cannery Casino, 2121 E. Craig Road.....
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....
before 9 tonight, prolific songwriter and genius superstar entertainer
Sir Elton John will sing “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” for the last time
at his Colosseum residence in Caesars Palace. It’s a prophetic set of
I haven’t seen “Crank:
High Voltage” yet, but a promoter friend of ours, Peter
Gallo/Carolina Entertainment Group sent us a review he came across. It
seems there is a scene where all these low-riders have their radios
blast out “Tears On My Pillow”. That is amazing........
Vegas Film Festival was an opportunity for the public to
view great films at low cost and to participate in an
audience question-and-answer session with actors and
film industry notables John Saxon, Barry Pepper and
Cadillac Ranch is a new 12,000-square-foot All American Bar &
Grill located on the South Strip in Town Square across from Rave Motion
Pictures, on the second floor, adjacent to Blue Martini and above the Yard
House, which are also national chain eateries.....
New Horizon Academy’s Art Show and
Auction, Las Vegas’ longest running art auction event,
has been renamed the Barry Becker, Jr. Art Show and
Auction in honor of Becker, a former student and
prominent Las Vegan who died unexpectedly last year at
the age of 36.....
Peepshow, the new
production extravaganza at Planet
Hollywood starring Mel B. and Kelly
Monaco is a feast for those who
appreciate singing, dancing and good old
fashioned mostly naked girls...
Week in Review
The Las Vegas Black Image
Magazine, which will feature monthly
insightful and entertaining highlights of
African-Americans celebrities and residents in the Las
Vegas Nevada area........
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
Recession Rx Part 2
This Recession Rx episode provides economic tips for small business
owners, offers insight into finding affordable health insurance for
children and talks to a bank that is letting homeowners get face-to-face
help with their loans....
Opportunitini Rocks as Opportunity Village
Opportunity Village, is teaming with Hard Rock Cafe Las
Vegas to create the city’s largest gin-based martini, The
Opportunitini. The event is Tuesday, April 28, at 6 p.m. in front
of Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas, located at 4475 Paradise Road....
Las Vegas Kabbalah Centre
Weekly Insight On a
daily basis, you must be in constant contact with your
mission, that job in this world that only you can do.
And yet at the same time you must appreciate the fact
that there is a universe in which you don't exist — not
for your families, not for your friends, not for your
starting out in a tournament, what should your strategy be?
I have seen a couple of suggestions in print, which I will
loosely categorize as "wait and see" and "come out firing."
Let's look at each.....
Margaritas For Nevada Ballet Theatre!
Enjoy the finest Margarita’s on the West side at
a special Margarita tasting at Agave Restaurant
that will support Nevada Ballet Theatre, the
state’s largest professional ballet company.
Sample Agave’s award winning margaritas,
tequilas, and enjoy live entertainment all while
supporting the arts! Saturday, May 2, 4 pm - 7
pm. 10820 W. Charleston, Las Vegas. $35 prepay /
$40 at the door. To RSVP, call 702.243.2623.
25th Anniversary of Ash Meadows
Saturday, May 2nd
Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, located
about 90 minutes outside of Las Vegas, is a
desert oasis with spring-fed wetlands that have
been witness to a lot of history and are home to
unique plants and wildlife. This year Ash
Meadows is celebrating its 25th anniversary of
restoration of the fish, wildlife, and plant
resources and their habitats, many of which are
found nowhere else in the world! Help them
celebrate by joining in activities for the whole
family, meet the other local organizations who
help them work towards their mission, and meet
Puddles, the Blue Goose mascot of the National
Wildlife Refuge System.
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