The Mother's Day holiday, in the United States, celebrates motherhood
generally and the positive contributions of mothers to society. It falls on
the second Sunday of each May. It is the result of a campaign by Anna Marie
Jarvis (1864-1948), who, following the death of her mother on May 9, 1905,
devoted her life to establishing Mother's Day as a national, and later an
The "Mother's Day" anti-war observances was founded by Julia Ward
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The Man of Many Voices 1956-2009
- We're all deeply saddened by the sudden passing
of Danny Gans on May 1, 2009. He was an
extraordinary performer and a part of our
family. We'll continue to honor him by never
forgetting the way in which he’s touched so many
call in the
were able to
him and take
was 13 days
is a dark
day for the
“As a result of the Economic Forum’s
projections last week for less state revenue, coupled
with the injection of funds from the economic stimulus
package, I have determined that it is necessary to
reduce our original proposed balanced budget by about
Senator John Ensign
Led by John Ensign and Joe Lieberman, a
bipartisan group of 14 Senators today urged Education
Secretary Arne Duncan to reverse his decision that has
trapped low-income students in underperforming schools.
The D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program allows
low-income students to attend private schools, but
Secretary Duncan recently announced that new students
would not be admitted to the program.......
Shelley Berkley and New York Congressman Eliot Engel are calling for
conditions to be placed on any funding the United States provides to the
Gaza Strip that could be included in a supplemental spending package now
Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s
Third District urged veterans eligible for education
benefits under the GI Bill for the 21st Century to apply
through the Department of Veterans Affairs online
beginning today, Friday, May 1......
OnSaturday, May 09,
2009 At 8:00 am Spend Mother's Day Weekend at ArtFest of Henderson. With over
100 artisan booths displaying and selling a variety of artwork including
paintings, ceramics, jewelry, photography, two stages featuring live
entertainment, Kids' Gallery, food booths, and more..........
Center for Strategic Analysis
Las Vegas Financing Terrorism
The seminar will be conducted by Subject
Matter Experts from our nation's intelligence agencies,
counter-terrorism experts, specialists from academia,
and speakers with a unique understanding of the "Islamic
terrorist mindset" and why they hate us.....
Week in Review
You might have seen America’s Worst Governor,
Gov. Jim Gibbons, touting his drastic budget cuts, which
balance the state budget on the backs of children, schools
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....
It was the most
shocking and unexpected upset of Season 8 of ABC’s top-rated Dancing
With the Stars, but it proves that “King of the Cowboys Ty Murray” --
and his wife, singer Jewel -- has millions of rodeo cowboy fans voting
In a country out of
the US I was making various TV appearances it was publicized that I was
going to make a large building or monument disappear. On a popular
comedy show “Panico” equal to the US “Saturday Night Live” they did a
spoof of The Masked Magician vanishing a monument.....
We are currently
working with promoter Peter Gallo and he mentioned that he had an email
from international management wiz, Selwyn Miller. He is a longtime fan
of ours and has managed Petula Clark for over 40 years.........
Danny Gans Dies
My phone's beeping woke me up Friday
morning indicating I had a ton of voice mails and text
messages. I put on the TV and started checking my
phone's messages. My family and friends were calling to
see if I knew legendary Las Vegas performer Danny Gans
died in his sleep at age 52 last night........
Wolverine Weekend Hits Las Vegas, Dr. Happiness, The
Biocentric Universe, A Solar Superstorm Is Coming,
Brenden Theaters Celebrity Suite, Remote Viewing
Workshop with Stephan Schwartz, Inside the Church of
Satan, Shipbo Women Healers, and more...
Beginning Memorial Day
weekend, the Fremont Street Experience (FSE) will be taking Las Vegas back 40
years with the “Summer of ’69: Vegas or Bust” festival and concert series that
will continue for 108 days through Labor Day weekend.....
Mother’s Day It
is that time when we honor our mothers, stepmothers,
grandmothers and anyone who has nurtured, comforted and
cared for us. Below are a few suggestions to make this
one of the most special Mother’s Day ever..........
The Las Vegas Black
Historical Society proudly presented
a reception to celebrate the long
awaited unveiling of the group's
historic inaugural “Las Vegas Black
Historical Society Commemorative
Book” Volume 1........
Week in Review
Disney’s award-winning Broadway
phenomenon, THE LION KING, leaps onto the Mandalay Bay
Theatre stage. Preview performances begin tonight (May
5) and the show will celebrate its official opening May
Business Networking Event At our
monthly Business Networking Events you will have the
exclusive opportunity to meet Las Vegas' most prominent
CEO's and top executives and to Business Network with
the clientele you want to reach with the buying power to
purchase your products and services.......
The L.O.P.E. Event
Well, we got through the first LOPE Event
here in Las Vegas. LOPE, which stands for "Las Vegas
Outreach Program for Equines", was put on by the Clark
County Animal Control, the NV Dept of AG, the Nevada
Horse Council, Desert Pines Equine Clinic, Clark County,
and Shiloh Horse Rescue.......
DNC ad – GOP Survivor The Democratic
National Committee released a new web ad “Survivor: GOP” highlighting the
continued disunity and infighting among Republican leaders over control of the
party. Even as the GOP attempts to rebuild, they continue to be stymied by
internal squabbles over who should lead the party and in what direction.......
Las Vegas Kabbalah Centre
Kabbalah concurs with many holistic healers and
practitioners on the idea that while we are exposed to
countless bacteria, virus, and illness each day, it is
our thoughts, words and behaviors that weaken our immune
systems and allow dis-ease to set in......
Sin City Chamber of Commerce
Up Coming Events
The May Membership Mixer will be held on
May 14th at Harley Davidson Cafe at Harmon and Las Vegas
Blvd and on May 27th there will be a Power Breakfast at
Egg Works on Sunset and Eastern next to Wells Fargo Bank..,,........
Doralee Rae aka. Lady Pink got to live step one of a multi-step dream. She
always wears a pink cowboy hat in poker competition. In living the Secret, several months ago, she
decided to buy a dozen pink cowboy hats in a variety of sizes.......
was e-mailed the following hand by a student of mine who
understands poker well, but has only a moderate amount of
experience with no-limit hold'em. This is a fine
instructional hand, because the situation is fairly common
and the solution is a mathematical one that can be easily
applied to similar situations. My comments are interjected
throughout, as appropriate...
Inc., the shoe charity, and USRA are partnering
together to offer attendees of the upcoming USRA
Conference in Las Vegas the opportunity to work
directly with children in need. They are working
with a local elementary school that has
identified 800 at-risk children to receive a new
pair of shoes, courtesy of USRA and Soles4Souls.
Join them on Wednesday, May 6 at 7:30 am in the
lobby of the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa.
They will be taking a hotel shuttle to Ronzone
Elementary School and giving away a free pair of
Soles4Souls flip-flops to each child at the
school. The event will last from 8:30 until
9:30 am and should arrive back at the resort
no later than 10:30am.
May 7 - 10, 2009
you're a foodie, now is the time to buy tickets
to Vegas Uncork'd, one of the nation's most
exciting epicurean events, presented by Bon
Appetit. Already a food lover's paradise with
celebrity chefs and more master sommeliers than
any other city in the country, Las Vegas is the
perfect destination to mingle with 50 of the
world's greatest chefs while tasting their