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“Convene For Green” (CFG) Summit March 10th at Springs Preserve

“Convene For Green” (CFG) Summit March 10th at Springs Preserve

Green Chips and the Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition are hosting the "Convene For Green" summit this Thursday at the Springs Reserve. At the summit, the groups will be launching their new sustainability road map and declaration for southern Nevada. The map represents a year of work and collaboration, and looks at social, economic, and environmental sustainability. The Summit begins at 8am and concludes with Mayor Goodman signing the declaration at 4pm.

Springs Reserve is located at 333 South Valley View Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89107

Dress for the Las Vegas Prom Closet Being Collected at Jessica McClintock

Dress for the Las Vegas Prom Closet  Being Collected at Jessica McClintock

The Las Vegas Prom Closet is a non profit organization that provides dresses for local teens that would otherwise not be able to have a prom dress. Gently used formal dresses are currently being accepted for the organization at Jessica McClintock at Fashion Show. As a thank you to dress donors, Jessica McClintock is offering a 15% discount on any new dress purchase with a donation. For people who are interested in donating, Jessica McClintock is located at Fashion show, 3200 Las Vegas Blvd. South.

CSI: The Experience and United Blood Services are Co-Hosting a Blood Drive March 26

CSI: The Experience and United Blood Services are Co-Hosting a Blood Drive March 26

Here in Southern Nevada, more than 250 blood donors are needed every day to meet the needs of the local hospitals. To encourage donations from the Las Vegas Community, CSI: The Experience is partnering with united Blood Services to co-host a blood drive at the MGM Grand on March 26th from10am to 3pm. All Blood Donors who donate at this event will be given a free ticket to visit CSI: The Experience!

“We hope that this partnership will help encourage the community to donate,” says Jeff Pluth, General Manager of CSI: The Experience. “In return, donors will be given an opportunity to play the role of crime scene investigator as they crack the case in our fascinating and interactive exhibit.”

Commissioner Scow to host District G Meeting March 23rd

Commissioner Scow to host District G Meeting March 23rd

On Wednesday March 23rd, Commissioner Scow will be hosting the first of Multiple meeting for residents of Las Vegas District G. This meeting will be held at the Cora Coleman Senior Center, 2100 Bonnie Lane, and will iclude representatives of the Metroploitian Police, Public Works, Development Services, and Park Police. The meeting will take place at 6pm.

Las Vegas Will Go Bald for The St. Baldrick’s Foundation March 5th!

Las Vegas Will Go Bald for The St. Baldrick’s Foundation March 5th!

This Saturday, March 5th marks the annual head shaving fundraiser for the St. Baldrick's foundation, an event that started with an attempt to raise $1,000 for childhood cancer research, and has ballooned into a huge event. Over 300 southern Nevadans have signed up to shave their heads on Saturday, and have formed highly competitive teams looking to raise the most in donations. Participants include everyone from celebrities to cancer survivors to teens. 

CCSD Seeks Imput on Budget from Las Vegas Strip Residents at Town Hall Meeting

CCSD Seeks Imput on Budget from Las Vegas Strip Residents at Town Hall Meeting

Clark County is facing some tough decisions when it comes to the new round of budget cuts facing the school district. In order to make the best informed decisions about how to proceed, CCSD is hosting a Town Hall meeting to get feedback directly from the residents of Clark County. The thoughts and feedback you put forth at the meeting will in turn be used to help the district develop budgets for 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 based on projected shortfalls and the governor’s proposed budget.

If you want to have your voice be heard in this matter, come out to the Las Vegas Strip Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, March 15th from 6 to 8 pm at Chaparral High School, 3850 Annie Oakley Dr., Las Vegas, 89121.

Program Uses Music to Teach Schoolchildren America's History

Program Uses Music to Teach Schoolchildren America's History

The children of the Clark County School District learn about the evolution of Blues music and how America's history has affected it in an amazing interdisciplinary program at the House of Blues

The kids walk --and run, and skip -- into the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South, a place they've probably never been, on a field trip probably unlike any they've ever taken.

Read more at the Las Vegas Review Journal