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Prom Closet Offering Free Dresses to High School Students

Prom Closet Offering Free Dresses to High School Students

Today is the deadline to drop off gently used prom dresses for Sunday's Las Vegas Prom Closet pick-up event.

The Prom Closet provides free prom dresses for girls who would not otherwise have the money to buy one. Sunday's event will take place from noon to 5 p.m. at HELP of Southern Nevada, 1600 E. Flamingo, Suite 100. A school ID is required to receive a dress.

Dresses may be dropped off through today at the following locations:

  • Jessica McClintock - (702) 733-4003 - Inside Fashion Show Mall (dress donors receive 15 percent off a new gown)
  • Marquis & Aurbach - (702) 382-0711, 10001 Park Run Dr.,  Las Vegas, NV 89145 (one block north of Charleston on Hualapai)
  • Aristocrat Technologies, Inc.

Free Combine 360 Testing for Las Vegas High School Football Athletes March 13th

Free Combine 360 Testing for Las Vegas High School Football Athletes March 13th

Local High School Football Players will be given the opportunity to participate in a free Combine Training event this weekend. Combine training is a way of evaluating athletes and used as a standard for improved performance, using feedback on the results to help an athlete reach a new level.

For people interested in registering to participate in the training, please visit www.combine360/combine360/event/59. The event will take pace at the Valley High School Football Field, 2839 S. Burnham Ave Las Vegas, NV 89169 this Saturday, March 13th from 9am to 1pm.

Several local businesses have joined forces to cover the cost of the testing, which runs $99/per person, for up to 150 students. So thank you to The Fitness Source, Southern Fidelity, Terrible Herbst, Buddah Balm, and Strauss Law, who provided this opportunity to the students.

 

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