August 2006



VCO is pleased to announce our newest columnists…





John Stuart known as the “Father” of what is now the impersonation empire throughout the world. John's unique creativity and vision has spawned the longest running self-produced award-winning production on two coasts, “Legends In Concert.”

  Steve Dacri  is an accomplished sleight-of-hand artist with a career spanning some thirty years as a performer on TV, including appearances on The Tonight Show, That's Incredible, Regis Philbin, Merv Griffin, and Candid Camera, among others.




Max Barrett a corrections officer for the city of Las Vegas and a twenty-eight year veteran of the Marine Corps, is seeking the office of Sheriff. Max will share safety tips and more with us.  

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VCO's VIP Thank You Event film and photos.

Look for more fun events in the future!


Click HERE for the WSOP $10,000 Event's Chip count of the players from Day 4





Frank Marino 

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New VCO Giveaway



Get Up and Go’s own Larry Tyler is proud to sponsor a 4 day/3 night stay at one of 21 destinations including...

Lake Tahoe, Palm Springs, San Diego, San Francisco, Anaheim or Oceanside, California to name a few.

 a $707 value



Two tickets to experience Celine
Caesars Palace

"A New Day"

A $350 value


Two sets of "Dinner for 2" at the wonderful Lawry's  restaurant

A $50 value for each
set of dinners


Two sets of "Dinner for 2" at the delightful Josette's Bistro

A $50 value for each
set of dinners



Winners will be announced October 6th, 2006

VCO Weekly Giveaway Winners


The Scintas   Barbra & Frank
The Scintas offer music and comedy with a twist. The show combines comedy, great singing and music with off-the-wall impressions. If you're looking for laughs and fun, the Scintas are the show.

WINNER  Joanne Quarz

  A fun evening with arguably two of the best Streisand/Sinatra impersonators. This tantalizing
show gives a glimpse at what it could have been
like for Barbra and Frank to team up.
 "The Concert that Never Was" is at the Riviera.

WINNER  Meera Kamegai

Earl Turner    Jay White
For the hour and 15 or so minutes of the Earl Turner show, Turner runs, dances, sings, jokes, mugs, high-fives and does whatever necessary to move the audience.”
 Earl Turner at the Palace Station.

WINNER  Wayne Saunders


Tribute to Neil Diamond at the Riviera Hotel.
For Jay's entire career, his image has reflected one
of America's brightest stars with an uncanny
likeness to Neil Diamond.

 Jay IS America's Favorite Neil Diamond.

WINNER  Brian Weiss

Larry G Jones   Las Vegas 51s
Larry G Jones, Unlike most impressionists Jones can readily switch his voice from men to women and back again. Larry's mannerisms and vocalizations are dead-on, it is his comical parodies that set him apart.
Larry is at Fitzgerald's.

WINNER  Daniel Hanna

  Our own 51s are awarding 2 tickets
every week
to a 51s home game.

WINNER  Jay Joseph


This Month's Feature Article:

Pre-Diabetes Is a Growing Concern, PLUS Diabetes Control and Management

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Nevada Government

State Senator Dina Titus   Dialog with Dina
Assemblyman Joe Hogan   Deciding New Legislation For Nevada
    Las Vegas Government
LV Planning and Development   Las Vegas Planning Department Growth Watch Newsletter
Councilman Steve Ross   Summer Months Mean Hiking Opportunities
Corrections Officer Max Barrett   Tough Stand on Crime, Humane Stand on Problems of the Homeless
    Politically Speaking
Nevada Democrats   Nevada Democrats poised to help select next presidential nominee
Republican Party   Message from Chairman John Hambrick and list of August events
Danny Tarkanian   Dialog with Danny
    Vegas Wishes & Desert Dreams
Robin Leach   Experience the very best of Vegas with the legendary man about town!
    Casey's Corner
Casey Smith   You're never too old to Learn
    Monthly Horoscope

Michele Avanti

  August 2006 Horoscope
    Bridge Tips From the Master

Fred Hamilton

  Counting Our Tricks And The Opponents Discards
    Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters

  Southern Nevada Big Brothers Big Sisters Named Agency Board of the Year
    Diabetic Life Foundation

Bob Maxwell

  Pre-Diabetes Is a Growing Concern
    Real Estate Cornerstone

Linda Rheinberger

  Are single-story detached homes nearing extinction?
    Eye On Vegas

Eye On Vegas

  "Quick Bites" from Eye on Vegas
Frank Marino   Have Fork & Knife...Will Travel
Audrey Roberts   Art goes ON in Vegas
Chuck Rounds   The Scintas

Kid Cary

  A Beautiful Noise

*NEW* Word Search

  Find The Names of 42 Las Vegas Streets

Joanne Gilbert

  Some Like It HOT, While Some Like It COOL, JAZZ That Is!
    In The Wings

Jeanne Bavaro

  There’s Not a Bad Seat in the House

Bob Rind

  Movie And TV Extras Working In Las Vegas
    Insider Viewpoint
Richard Reed   From the July 25, 2006 Insider Viewpoint Newsletter

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