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UNLVino Expands to Four Days

UNLVino Expands to Four Days

 

One of UNLV’s most prominent fundraising events will expand to four days in 2013.

The 39th annual UNLVino will span four days from April 18-21. Organizers say the wine festival will showcase an array of international beverages including wine, beer and spirits.

UNLVino’s $350 wine-lovers “passport” package – includes admission to all four tastings, a savings of more than $100.

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Home Workshop Planned for Wells Fargo Customers

Home Workshop Planned for Wells Fargo Customers

 

Wells Fargo plans a mortgage workshop for struggling homeowners later in January, aimed at customers in financial distress.

The event is for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Wells Fargo Financial, and Wells Fargo Home Equity customers facing hardships. It takes place from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25 at the Tropicana Las Vegas. The workshop will be held inside of the property’s pavilion.

Walk-ins are welcome, but registration is strongly recommended to guarantee a one-on-one meeting with a representative. Customers can sign up at www.wfhmevents.com/leadingthewayhome.  For more information, call 1-800-405-8067.

Closures Planned Near Strip for New Year's Eve

Closures Planned Near Strip for New Year's Eve

As New Year’s Eve approaches, the Nevada Department of Transportation is warning of its planned closures in the area of the Strip.

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to celebrate in Las Vegas. NDOT is working with other agencies to restrict access on Las Vegas Boulevard from Sahara to Tropicana Avenues.

Below is the information for traffic control on New Year’s Eve, with closures from Interstate 15 to the Strip:

Plans for New Year's Party Announced

Plans for New Year's Party Announced

 

Las Vegas is one of the top places in the world to ring in the New Year.

Plans for America's Party 2013 were announced Thursday by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, the city of Las Vegas and Fireworks by Grucci.

This year, seven places along the Strip will shoot fireworks off from their rooftop, including Planet Hollywood, Aria, Caesars Palace, the Venetian, MGM Grand, Treasure Island and Stratopshere.

The traditional song, "Auld Lang Syne", will start the show. It will then turn to more up-to-date and upbeat songs from Flo Rida and Pink.

"They walk away energized, excited going into 2013 with a new outlook on what the future is going to be." President of Fireworks by Grucci Phil Grucci said.

Andrea Bocelli Performing Favorite Songs at MGM Grand

Andrea Bocelli Performing Favorite Songs at MGM Grand

Holiday music will be part of the famous singer's performance.

Ask Andrea Bocelli if there's any song he feels compelled to sing when he visits Las Vegas and he offers this reply:

Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal

Lights of Las Vegas Beckon with Holiday Glow

Lights of Las Vegas Beckon with Holiday Glow

A good recap of where to find holiday light displays this year

The Ethel M Chocolates' Cactus Garden, the Las Vegas Motor Speedway's Glittering Lights and more holiday events will attract Las Vegas Valley residents and guests celebrating the holidays.

Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal

Animal Foundation Seeks Dog Alumni for Show

 

If your dog “graduated” from The Animal Foundation into your home, the shelter wants a few good alumni for its holiday runway shows.

The Animal Foundation wants to recruit 16 shelter dog alums to star in shows at the Fashion Show Mall on Saturday, Nov. 24 and Saturday, Dec. 1. These will promote the shelter’s large adoption event, “A Home for the Holidays,” at Fashion Show Mall on Saturday, Dec. 8.

To get in the running, email a photo of your dog, along with its name and age, to feedback@animalfoundation.org. List your phone number, email address and preferred participation date as well. The deadline to enter is Friday.