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This Week's Flyer Contains:

 

National Grilling Month

Featured Artist of July

Featured Announcement

"Vegas Insider" Columns

This Week's Announcements

Weekly Prize Giveaway

 

 
     
 

Even though we celebrated the 4th of July a few weeks ago, don't pack up and store that grill away just yet. July is National Grilling Month, and with the warm weather, cookouts and BBQ with friends and family are a great way to make the most of these summer months.

 
     
 
 
 
       
 
 
 

Featured Artists

for the Month of July
Cirque du Soleil
 
 
 

Featured Announcement

Summer Health Fair at Spring Valley Hospital

 
 

During the 1970s and 80s, bodies twirled around the dance floor at 110 beats per minute. Disco. What a great celebration of life. So we’re turning our lobby into a disco health club. Stop by to learn a lot about how to keep your good times rolling! On Saturday, July 25, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m at the Spring Valley Hospital, located at  5400 S. Rainbow Blvd, Las Vegas, and the first 100 visitors will receive a free ice cream treat!

 
     
 
 
   

 

 

 

 
         
   

*** Local Announcement ***

 
Moving Sale
 
 
 

Dining Room Table and 4 Chairs, Wicker Kitchen Table and 2 Chairs, 1 glass & stone tall living room table, 1 coffee table and 2 end tables - King size Bedroom set, including King bed with animal skin comforter and  a green satin bedspread 2 end tables and Armoire, Dresser and mirror. Wall Entertainment Unit, with lights in glass sections. Many odd chairs, decor, desks, office chairs and clothes available as well, plus much more. Click HERE to see more info

 
   
   
         
 
     
     
 

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July 24th Featured Column:

 
 

US soldier taken captive in Afghanistan

 
     
 
         
   

 
  Nevada Government
  Governor Jim Gibbons
Weekly Updates

CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE BASRA, Iraq – Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons visited Soldiers at Contingency Operating Base Basra July 19 to learn more about operations in Multi-National Division - South, gauge the morale of troops from his home state and address their questions and concerns in a town hall meeting..........

 
 

         
 
         
   

 
  Nevada Government
 

Senator Harry Reid
Weekly Update
Nevada Senator Harry Reid today released a public service announcement to encourage all Nevada veterans to take advantage of the 21st Century GI Bill of Rights and sign up for college at Nevada’s public universities.......

 
   
         
 
         
   

 
  Nevada Government
 

Senator John Ensign
Ensign Fights For Military Voting Rights
American servicemen and –women are the defenders of our democracy, and yet, they are one of the largest groups of disenfranchised voters.  It is simply un-American that their voice in elections is not heard because they are overseas risking life and limb for our country.......

 
 
You Too
Can Help Our
 
       
 
         
   

 
  Nevada Government
  Congresswoman Shelley Berkley
  Weekly Update
 

Congresswoman Shelley Berkley announced nearly $1.2 million in federal funding has been awarded for construction of a solar energy system at the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy in Las Vegas.....

 
   
         
 
         
   

 
  Nevada Government
 

Congresswoman Dina Titus
Weekly Updates
Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s Third District announced that the Clark County Housing Authority is receiving nearly $1.5 million to provide rental assistance under a supportive housing program for homeless veterans.........

 
 

         
 
         
   

 
  Las Vegas Government                
 

Mayor Oscar B. Goodman

 

Las Vegans Invited To 70th Birthday Party For Mayor Goodman
I’m inviting everyone to leave their worries behind and join me for a one-of-a-kind evening that will benefit three local charities.  I can’t think of a better way to celebrate my birthday than to share it with the citizens of fabulous Las Vegas!.....

 
 

 

         
 
         
   

 
City of North Las Vegas
Weekly Update

The City of North Las Vegas is one of 18 jurisdictions this year to receive a Certificate of Distinction from the International City/County Management Association Center for Performance Measurement for its reporting of performance data to the public through budgets, newsletters, and information provided to elected officials.....

 
 

         
 
         
   

 
City of Henderson
Weekly Update

The Nevada Recreation and Park Society Southern Nevada Aquatics Committee is bringing the area’s finest lifeguards together to compete in the annual Southern Nevada Lifeguard Games at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 25, at Whitney Ranch Indoor Pool..........

 
 

 

         
 
         
   

 
  Politically Speaking
 

Center for Strategic Analysis 
US soldier taken captive in Afghanistan
This is a tragic view of a young soldier taken in Afghanistan. Our analysis will follow soon......

 
 

         
 
         
   

 
  Politically Speaking
 

Johnathan L. Abbinett
All Active Clark County Democrats Should VOTE! 
It's like the déjà vu nightmare scenario when the Nevada State Democratic Party failed to get the full list of Presidential Delegates consolidated, published and issued to all the Nevada County Chairs! ...

 
 

 

         
 
         
   

 
  Monthly Horoscope
Michele Avanti, CAP 
July '09 Horoscope
 

How to 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....

2009 Astrological Outlook
 
 

         
 
         
   

 
  Notes from Norm
  Norm Clarke
Weekly Wrap-Up 07-18-09 - 07-24-09

Michael Jackson fell in love with a local mega-mansion in 2007 that he wanted to be "his Las Vegas Neverland," according to his real estate agent........

 
 

 

         
 
         
   

 
  Vegas Wishes & Desert Dreams
  Robin Leach
Weekly Wishes and Dreams
 

Nathan Burton renews Flamingo contract for three more years.......

 
 

         
 
         
   

 
  Tony's 2 Cents
  Tony Curtis
 

My Vegas Book Signing
What a crowd, I was told over 600 people showed up and not everyone could fit in the venue...

 
 

 

         
 
         
   

 
  An Imperial Life
  Little Anthony
  This & That
  The word has already leaked out so why shouldn’t I do so too? Deneice Williams and Little Anthony & The Imperials are filming their concert when it stops over in Myrtle Beach, SC. Sunday Sept. 13th (Sunday) at the Palace Theatre. UNC-TV is filming our “You’ll Never Know” concert and sending it on to PBS later this year.......
 
 

         
 
         
   

 
  Publisher's Favorite E-mails
  Marleen Marino

North Korean Flying Trapeze

Amazing! - Simply Amazing!.....

 
 

 

         
 
         
   

 
  Entertainment

Victoria Alexander

Week of July 24, 2009                         
Buzz Aldrin on the Moon, Movies This Week: Harry Potter, The Horse Boy & Autism, The Devil’s Queen Audiobook, Journal of the Society for Scientific Exploration, and more...…     
 
 

         
 
         
   

 
  Entertainment
  Jackie Brett
  Brett's Vegas View 07-24-09
 

The popular “CSI: The Experience” interactive exhibit will open this summer at the MGM Grand.  EMS Exhibits, Inc., under a license from CBS Consumer Products, will produce the attraction in the hometown of the top-rated CBS series......

 
 

 

         
 
         
   

 
  Entertainment
 

Celebrity Chef Connection
The Omelet House
I have lived in Las Vegas for over 31 years (it will be 32 years October 11, 2009) and the Omelet House has always been a big part of my life.... 

  Marriage Can Be Murder
 

There are several interactive dinner shows, but “Marriage Can Be Murder” is the longest running comedy murder mystery show, celebrating 10 years of “murder and mayhem” with a laugh...

 
 

         
         
         
   

 
  Entertainment
 

Pete Allman
Fond Memories and Farewells

This has been a summer of celebrity losses like none I can remember. It has been sad, heartbreaking and shocking to see so many familiar faces and voices leave us......

 
 

 

         
         
   
       

 
  Entertainment
 

Tom Jones International
Tom Jones On The Road: Last Night, Jimmy Fallon; Tonight, The Beacon
In the last couple of minutes of the show, Tom sang Never. The band sounded funkier than his regular group and, in all, the entire thing seemed somewhat odd............

 
 

         
         
         
   

 
  Entertainment
  Chick Hughes 
  Chick Attends The Best Party Ever!!!!!!
  See Chick with some gorgeous gals,....
 
 

 

         
 
         
   

 
  Feedback
 

Understanding How the Bush Administration Destroyed the U.S. Economy

 

Huge Virus Coming! Please Read & Share

 

In God We Trust

  2007 & 2008 Feedback!
 
 

         
 
         
   

 
  Pet of the Week
 

Nevada SPCA 
Pet of the Week - July 24th
This week's Pet of the Week..

 
 

 

         
 
         
   

 
  PrinciPessa pets 
 

Block Party
All kids who dine-in during the Block Party get a FREE glow-stick bracelet and ice cream for Sarah Michaels- Reiki Master & Healer will tell you how the pure healing power of Reiki energy can help heal physical and emotional; problems and find inner peace...

 
 

         
 
   
       

 
  Feng Shui Tips
 

Consy Malasoma
How To Stay Positive Using The Principles Of Feng Shui
These following suggestions are in random order but applying at least 60% of them will improve and help to de-stress your life......

 
 

 

         
 
         
   

 
  Nevada Ballet
 

Nevada Ballet Theatre Announces Its Season Opener
Nevada Ballet Theatre is pleased to present Timeless Innovation featuring George Balanchine’s jazzy and upbeat Rubies, from his full-length ballet Jewels and two Las Vegas premieres by James Canfield including Coco, homage to the life of fashion empress Coco Chanel and the nationally renowned Jungle, set to the music of electronic super group, Future Sound of London..........

 
 

         
 
         
   

 
Shiloh Horse Rescue and Sanctuary
 

Jill Curtis
This and That
Super news as The R.O.A.M Act was passed by the House. This bill helps to protect the Wild horses out on the range, something that we desperately need here in Nevada..........

 
 

 

         
 
         
   

 
  The Upper Crust
 

Clair Zeto
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 effectively..........

 
 

         
 
         
   

 
  Legally Speaking
 

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
Predatory Lending
If you own a home it is likely to be your greatest single asset. Unfortunately, if you agree to a loan that is based on the equity which you have in your house, you are putting your most valuable asset at risk....

 
 

 

         
 
         
   

 
  Community Engagement
 

Tom Axtell
Vegas PBS Pays Tribute to ‘Uncle Walter’ Cronkite

Vegas PBS remembers legendary anchorman Walter Cronkite with a special airing of “Walter Cronkite: Witness to History” on Channel 10 and 10.1 on Sunday, July 26 at 1 p.m...........

 
 

         
 
         
   

 
  Blind Center of Nevada
 

FREE AND FUN classes and meals for blind and visually impaired
We have a computer lab, talking books library, ceramics, music, choir, and drama classes, all at NO COST to the participant. We are open Monday-Thursday 9am - 2pm......

 
 

 

         
 
         
   

 
  Community
 

From Parker's Pen
The Moving Marinos' and ‘Bests of the Week’
It’s funny now that Marleen Marino & I have actually met and shared some laughs, she and hubby Frank are transitioning to a new place in Northern California. (Well, darn it, I hope it wasn’t something I said!)… And finally, I visited Lake Las Vegas. Call me slightly nuts for taking so long to experience the beauty… .....

 
 

         
 
         
   

 
  Our Diverse Community
 

Las Vegas Kabbalah Centre
Weekly Insight
The solution exists before the problem. This is a kabbalistic truth that saves a lot of worrying. So often in life we freak out because we don't think there is an answer, a cure, a way out. We needn't worry. It's there. We just need to find it.......

 
 

 

         
 
         
   

 
  Our Diverse Community
 

Young Israel-Aish
Are You Thinking About the Almighty?

Rabbi Wyne gives insight on the three weeks before Tisha B'av.....

 
 

         
 
         
   

 
Ms. Poker
  Susie Isaacs
  The Pendleton Report
 

I looked forward to escaping the heat of Las Vegas in July. Historically, this is the hottest week of the year with temperatures soaring to 114 degrees..........

 
 

 

         
 
         
   

 
The Best of "the Coach's" Poker
  Bob "The Coach" Ciaffone
  Taking the Heat
 

Which of these statements comes closest to your idea of the attitude that should be taken by cardroom employees.....

 
 

         
 

 

 

 
 

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Fundraiser for Nevada Cancer Institute

 
     
 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
     
 
 

 

 
 

Smooth original Acoustic R&B Soul & Jazz

 
   
 

   
 

Saturday July 25th, 2009 at 8 p.m. Cabaret Showroom at Liberace Museum
1775 E. Tropicana Ave., Las Vegas, NV 702.798.5595 ext 14 - $20, $25 at the door

Carluccio's Tivoli Gardens Restaurant offers 15% discount dinner specials with ticket.

Seating Is Limited - Reservations Recommended- 702-795-3236

 
     
 
 
 
 

If you're reading this and haven't become a member of the VCO community (don't forget membership is free) Click HERE and have a chance to win any of the great shows listed below!

 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Legends in Concert

at the
Harrah's
 
WINNER    
Captain David

 
Jay White

at the

Riviera
 
WINNER  
Barbara Scherrer

 

 
Barbra & Frank
at the  
Riviera
 
WINNER
Mike Feeney  

Gerry McCambridge
at
Planet Hollywood  
 
 
WINNER
Geoff  Racy

 
 
Soprano's Last Supper
at the Riviera 
 
WINNER
Ebony  Hunton

 

 
Liberace Museum
in the
Liberace Plaza
 
 
WINNER
Ambra Raney

Fab Four
at
Planet Hollywood
 
 
WINNER
Tina Brown

 

 

 

 
Larry G. Jones
at the
Royal Resort Hotel
 
WINNER
Frederick Bach
 
 
The Dymonds
at the
Royal Resort Hotel
 
WINNER
Debbie Pierce
 
V-Ultimate Variety
at
Planet Hollywood
 
 
WINNER
Robin Schar

Marc Savard's Mesmerized Show
at
Planet Hollywood
 
 
WINNER
Frank  Amantia

 

 
 
 
     

 

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