Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis Walk Raises Funds to Cure “Silent Diseases”

The Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis community walk will be held on Saturday, May 30 from 9 a.m. to noon at Exploration Park.

For photos: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/v94ef1zr34k0c1g/AAAHUKGWYKB6wJxVZ7hJFfCQa?dl=0  Dust off your sneakers and get ready to help those with Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and other diseases causing inflammation of the intestines – or Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) – often called the “silent diseases” by leading medical professionals because many who suffer from … [Read more...]

Classic Rock and BBQ Featured at Second Annual Smokin’ Notes at Providence

Enjoy a night of tasty barbecue and classic rock at the Smokin’ Notes music and bbq event on at Knickerbocker park, Providence Master Planned Community.

Enjoy a night of tasty barbecue and classic rock at the Smokin’ Notes music and barbecue event on Saturday, April 18 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Knickerbocker Park, located on 10695 Dorrell Lane in the Providence Master Planned Community. The free family-friendly event is being presented by KXPT-97.1 FM The Point and the Providence Master Planned Community and Providence Master … [Read more...]

Desert Radiologists Receives 2015 Employee Voice Award

Desert Radiologists, one of the nation’s largest and most successful private radiology practices, was recognized by Quantum Workplace for a 2015 Employee Voice Award (EVA).  Desert Radiologists was selected for Raising Engagement in the small to mid-size business category. Desert Radiologists is the only Nevada recipient for the national accolade this year. Quantum … [Read more...]

It’s New Home Season: Local Home Builders Collaborate on First-Ever Campaign to Promote New Home Sales

For the first time in Las Vegas, home builders are joining forces for a citywide sales event to promote the benefits of buying a new home. Called “It’s New Home Season,” the multimedia campaign highlights 56 new home communities with more than 200 model homes by 17 participating builders, particularly during the Feb. 21-22 and Feb. 28-Mar. 1 weekends when many people are … [Read more...]

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth Previews One of Country’s Most Comprehensive Homeless Youth Drop-In Centers

The NPHY newly expanded Drop-In Center is the culmination of a unique partnership between three charitable organizations.

One of the country’s most comprehensive drop-in centers for homeless youth is opening, and it is located in Las Vegas. The Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth’s (NPHY) newly expanded Drop-In Center is the culmination of a unique partnership between three charitable organizations – NPHY, Nevada Women’s Philanthropy (NWP) and HomeAid Southern Nevada (HASN) – that has resulted … [Read more...]

Evening of Hope Epicurean Experience Benefits Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada on March 6

Evening of Hope epicurean-style experience and cocktail reception fundraiser will raise money for the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada.

A night of culinary tastes from top Las Vegas restaurants, beautiful and heart-warming children’s art, great silent and live auction prizes and good friends gathering for a good cause is planned to help children with cancer. An Evening of Hope will be Friday, March 6 at 6 p.m. at the World Market Center, located at 495 S. Grand Central Pkwy, on the 16th Floor at … [Read more...]

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth Hosts Public Block Party for Grand Opening of Expanded Drop-In Center: Free Event is Jan. 31 From 11am – 3pm

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) is inviting the public to a block party to celebrate the grand opening of its expanded Drop-In Center.

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) is inviting the public to a block party to celebrate the grand opening of its expanded Drop-In Center on Saturday, Jan. 31 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The free event will feature entertainment, games and other activities for all ages, tours, food and more. The Drop-In Center is located at 4981 Shirley Street, across from UNLV off of … [Read more...]

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth Gets Holiday Boost from New Song Church

Donations for NPYH -The day before the concert

Congregants held concerts, donation drive to help homeless kids To help clothe and feed homeless kids, members of the New Song Church held Christmas concerts and a donation drive for beneficiaries of Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth.  There was an overwhelming response with a truckload of youth clothing, fast food restaurant and grocery store gift cards, travel-sized … [Read more...]

Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas Launches “12 Days of Giveaways”

Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas is giving away 2015 Silver Season Passes every day on its Facebook page during its “12 Days of Giveaways” campaign.

LAS VEGAS – In the holiday spirit of gift-giving, Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas is giving away 2015 Silver Season Passes every day on its Facebook page during its “12 Days of Giveaways” campaign. It begins and runs through Dec. 16, providing members of the community a chance to win Season Passes to the waterpark to make their holidays “bigger‘n’better.” “It’s a magical time of year, … [Read more...]

Celebrate the Holidays with Hometown Holidays at Providence

Get in the holiday spirit during Hometown Holidays at Providence on Saturday, Dec. 6 at Knickerbocker Park in the Providence master planned community.

Get in the holiday spirit during Hometown Holidays at Providence on Saturday, Dec. 6 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Knickerbocker Park in the Providence master planned community. The park is located at 10695 Dorrell Lane, just off the North 215 Beltway and Hualapai Way exit. The free event will begin with the lighting of a Christmas tree and features Hanukkah, Christmas and … [Read more...]

Smith’s Food & Drug Stores to Match $1,000 Donated to Homeless Youth Food Drive

Smith’s Food & Drug Stores will match the first $1,000 donated during the final week of NPHY Plastic Food Drive for homeless youth.

LAS VEGAS ‒ Smith’s Food & Drug Stores will match the first $1,000 donated in $25 gift cards purchased at Smith’s, or other grocery stores during the final week of Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth’s (NPHY) Plastic Food Drive for homeless youth. Now in its eighth year, the drive will run through Tuesday, Nov. 25. A $5 Fast Food gift card provides one meal for a … [Read more...]

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation 5k and 1 Mile Walk Raised $196,000 for Kids with Cancer

More than $196,000 was raised for kids with cancer by more than 2,000 “superheroes” at the annual Candlelighters Shine for a Superhero 5K and 1 Mile Race.

More than $196,000 was raised for kids with cancer by more than 2,000 “superheroes” at the annual Candlelighters Shine for a Superhero 5K and 1 Mile Race with Chet Buchanan. Benefitting the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada, the event was Saturday, Sept. 13 at Exploration Park in the Mountain’s Edge master planned community. Race and walk participants – … [Read more...]

Family, Fur & Fun Festival Donates More than $7,000 to Local Animal Shelters

More than $7,000 was raised to benefit local animal shelters and rescues at the annual Family, Fur & Fun Festival on Oct. 18.

More than $7,000 was raised to benefit local animal shelters and rescues at the annual Family, Fur & Fun Festival on Oct. 18, through a raffle, Halloween costume contest for pets, booth sponsorships, pet photography, and Hearts Alive Village sales and donations. The event was held at Exploration Park in the Mountain’s Edge master planned community. Sponsored by the Las … [Read more...]

Community Invited To Las Vegas Downtown Achieves Symposium: Learn More About This Model Program, Celebrate The First Year Successes and Engage in Creating The Path to Success for Nevada Students

Community members are invited to get an update on how Las Vegas Downtown Achieves (LVDA) is helping transform the lives of students in downtown schools during a symposium on Nov. 3, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Western High School, 4601 W Bonanza Rd. Click here to register. The event will include presentations by Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman, Clark County School District … [Read more...]

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth Launches #pickupthetab to Feed Homeless Teens for the Holidays

Holidays can be unsettling for homeless youth, while everyone else is enjoying a holiday feast, homeless teens wonder when they will eat their next meal.

LAS VEGAS — Thanksgiving and Christmas can be unsettling and scary for homeless youth unable to be with family. While everyone else is enjoying a holiday feast, homeless teens are wondering when they will eat their next meal. To make it easier for more than 9,000 Clark County homeless youth to get a hot meal during this time, the nonprofit Nevada Partnership for Homeless … [Read more...]

Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Union Local 525 Laborers Union Local 872 Health Trust Pioneer Joint-Effort on Innovative Healthcare Collaboration for Members

The Union Local 872 Laborers’ Board of Trustees originally opened a Health and Wellness Clinic after determining that a facility would better address needs.

Las Vegas – Two large health trusts (sponsored by their unions and their union contractors) have launched and maintained a privately-operated, concierge-style healthcare service to benefit-eligible members and dependents, a first-of-its-kind collaboration in Nevada. The clinic, staffed with a physician-lead team of nurse practitioners and medical assistants, offers … [Read more...]

Pets Receive Special Attention at Family, Fur & Fun Festival

Learn about helping animals in need and proper pet care while enjoying the day with furry family members at the annual Family, Fur & Fun Festival.

Learn about helping animals in need and proper pet care while enjoying the day with  furry family members at the annual Family, Fur & Fun Festival on Saturday, Oct. 18 at Exploration Park at the Mountain’s Edge master planned community. Now in its eighth year, the free event is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It is designed to raise awareness about the importance of adopting animals in … [Read more...]

Desert Radiologists Receives Prestigious Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence Award from the American College of Radiology

Desert Radiologists announced that it has been awarded the Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence accreditation from the American College of Radiology.

LAS VEGAS – Desert Radiologists, a southern Nevada-based diagnostic imaging group, announced that it has been awarded the Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence (DICOE) accreditation from the American College of Radiology (ACR) for its Palomino imaging center. Located in the Las Vegas Medical District, this is the first radiology center in the Southwest United States to … [Read more...]

Wet‘n’Wild Offers End-of-Season Specials: Discounted Admission for School Supplies; Free Admission for Military, Veterans, First Responders; Special Labor Day Weekend All-You-Can-Eat BBQ

Several end-of-season specials will be available prior to Wet‘n’Wild closing for its second season on Sept. 28.

LAS VEGAS – School may be going back into session, but the fun is not over at Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas.  Several end-of-season specials will be available prior to the water park closing for its second season on Sept. 28.  Events include a School Supplies Donation Drive, Salute to Heroes, and an all-you-can-eat barbecue to celebrate Labor Day. School Supplies Donation … [Read more...]

Three Nonprofts Work Together to Help Homeless Youth – Pouring the “Foundation for Success” with Expanded Drop-In Center at Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth, Nevada Women’s Philanthropy and HomeAid Southern Nevada poured the foundation for the NPHY Drop-In Center.

In a rare partnership between three charitable organizations, members from Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY), Nevada Women’s Philanthropy (NWP) and HomeAid Southern Nevada (HASN) came together to pour the foundation of success as the construction began on the new expansion for the NPHY Drop-In Center. NPHY’s first priority is to meet youths’ immediate needs so … [Read more...]