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… [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 preventative, primary, laboratory and limited pharmacy services… [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… [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… [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… [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… [More...]

Candlelighter’s Childhood Cancer Foundation 5k and 1 mile Walk Raises Funds For Kids with Cancer

Reveal your inner superhero at the annual Candlelighters Shine for a Superhero 5K and 1 mile race with Chet Buchanan.

LAS VEGAS – Reveal your inner superhero at the annual Candlelighters Shine for a Superhero 5K and 1 mile race with Chet Buchanan. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 13 at Exploration Park in the Mountain’s Edge master planned community located at 9600 South Buffalo Drive, just south of Blue Diamond Road. All participants… [More...]

Innovative Radiology Management Company Helps Hospitals Grow Their Radiology Business

To help hospitals and radiology practices grow their business more efficiently and profitably, the team has created Desert Radiology Solutions.

LAS VEGAS –Current economic factors have created many challenges for hospitals and medical providers, yet one radiology practice is defying the odds.  As Nevada’s largest provider of leading-edge diagnostic and interventional imaging, Las Vegas-based Desert Radiologists has emerged as one of the country’s largest and most successful private radiology practices. As a way to help hospitals and… [More...]

Pretty Little Liars Star Lucy Hale to Perform at Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas

New Country 102.7 the Coyote presents Lucy Hale of “Pretty Little Liars,” for a special acoustic performance at Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas on Sunday, July 27.

Vegas’s New Country 102.7 the Coyote presents Lucy Hale of  “Pretty Little Liars” fame for a special acoustic performance at Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas on Sunday, July 27 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The concert is included with the price of general admission or a season pass, and is part of the water park’s summer event… [More...]

National Night Out Block Party at Providence on Aug. 5

The third annual free National Night Out Block Party at Providence will be Tuesday, Aug 5 at Knickerbocker Park in the Providence master planned community.

Free event combines neighborhood unity, crime prevention, law enforcement partners  A fun and educational evening is planned to raise crime prevention awareness, strengthen neighborhood spirit and unity, and foster community-law enforcement partnerships. The third annual free National Night Out Block Party at Providence will be Tuesday, Aug. 5 from 6 pm. to 8 p.m. at… [More...]

Free July 4th event and fireworks show at Providence’s Knickerbocker Park

Mark your calendar for Friday, July 4 for the Stars, Stripes & Sparks Independence Day celebration at Knickerbocker Park.

For a fun family outing, fireworks show and panoramic views of the Las Vegas Valley, mark your calendar for Friday, July 4 for the Stars, Stripes & Sparks Independence Day celebration at Knickerbocker Park in the Providence master planned community. The free event will feature live music from the Parametrics, contests and more, beginning at… [More...]

Pop singer Katy Tiz to perform at Wet’n’Wild Las Vegas July 5

U.K. pop singer Katy Tiz will perform at Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas’ first summer concert on Saturday, July 5.

U.K. pop singer Katy Tiz will perform at Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas’ first summer concert on Saturday, July 5. The rising star will take the stage at 5 p.m. for a post-July 4th treat. She will sing several selections and answer a few audience questions, followed by Jordan Kate Mitchell, a local folk, pop and rock performer,… [More...]

Wet‘n’Wild Offers Free Admission Opportunities for Locals

To show appreciation for local residents and pass holders, Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas is offering several free admission opportunities to enjoy the park.

LAS VEGAS  – As a summer treat to show appreciation for local residents and pass holders, Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas is offering several free admission opportunities to enjoy the park.   Wet‘n’Wild is rewarding Clark County students for their good work during school. Students who received straight A’s on their year-end report card just need to present… [More...]

World’s Largest Swimming Lesson at Wet’n’Wild — Local children needed to participate — Sign up by June 16

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Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas will be an official Las Vegas host site for The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL)  and needs the public’s help to achieve the record. One hundred local children are required for instruction on Friday, June 20, when thousands of kids and adults at aquatic facilities around the world will unite for the fifth year… [More...]

The Tornado has landed: World’s Premier Funnel Slide at Wet’n’Wild Las Vegas

The Tornado has touched down in Las Vegas at Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas and joins the water park’s more than 25 slides.

LAS VEGAS – The Tornado has touched down in Las Vegas at Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas and joins the water park’s more than 25 slides and attractions for its second season. The acclaimed new slide that provides a zero gravity experience launched Memorial Day weekend coinciding with the beginning of the park’s daily operating schedule. The only… [More...]

Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas hires controller and assistant brand manager

Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas has expanded its management team by hiring Jordan Brown as controller and Lindy Frye as assistant brand manager.

Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas has expanded its management team by hiring Jordan Brown as controller and Lindy Frye as assistant brand manager.  Both bring extensive entertainment and hospitality experience to Nevada’s premier water park that opened for Spring Break and will begin its daily operating schedule Memorial Day weekend. Brown analyzes and reports on all financial… [More...]

Early breast cancer detection tool now available at Desert Radiologists

Desert Radiologists has added an advanced imaging tool that offers a better way to diagnose breast cancer earlier when it’s at a more treatable stage.

Only outpatient practice with three dimensional mammography Early detection is the single most important factor to surviving breast cancer, according to the American Cancer Society.  Now, Desert Radiologists has added an advanced imaging tool that offers a better way to diagnose breast cancer earlier when it’s at a more treatable stage. Desert Radiologists is offering three… [More...]

First Smokin’ Notes BBQ and Jazz Festival at Providence’s Knickerbocker Park on Saturday, April 19

The inaugural Smokin’ Notes also will feature a Safety Fair from the Southern Nevada Traffic Safety Coalition (SNTSC).

WHAT: First Smokin’ Notes BBQ and Jazz Festival at Providence’s Knickerbocker Park on Saturday, April 19 Event features live music, BBQ, sauce competition and Safety Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHY: Smokin’ Notes was created to provide a free family-friendly outdoor event, encompassing barbecue, a favorite American pastime; live music; and kid friendly… [More...]

Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas opens April 12 for Spring Break

Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas opens for its second season on Saturday, April 12 in time to celebrate with fun and games of a traditional Spring Break Week.

LAS VEGAS – Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas opens for its second season on Saturday, April 12 in time to celebrate with fun and games of a traditional Spring Break Week. The water park will host a variety of competitions for prizes and bragging rights from April 12-18. These activities are all being offered in addition to Wet‘n’Wild’s… [More...]

“Homeless Youth in the Alley” Bowling Tournament Supports Homeless Youth May 31

Have fun and support homeless youth in Southern Nevada by gathering some friends to form a bowling team or bowling on your own. The Fifth Annual “Homeless Youth in the Alley” bowling tournament will be Saturday, May 31 at the Suncoast Bowling Center, located on 9090 Alta Drive. “Homeless Youth in the Alley” is a… [More...]

Reality Show Winners Scotty McCreery & Danielle Bradbery headline free Country in the Park – May 10

Free outdoor event on May 10 at Mountain’s Edge, includes Danielle Bradbery from NBC’s The Voice and local Tony Marques Band Country music’s rising stars and reality competition winners Scotty McCreery and Danielle Bradbery will perform at the 8th Annual Country in the Park outdoor music festival. The free outdoor event is Saturday, May 10 from… [More...]

Take Steps Community Walk to raise awareness, funds for “Silent Diseases” – May 31 – Fun, family-friendly event

Take a walk to help those with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis – often called the “silent diseases” by leading medical professionals.

Take a walk to help those with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis – often called the “silent diseases” by leading medical professionals because many who suffer from them are embarrassed to talk about their condition. The Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis community walk will be held on Saturday, May 31 from 8 a.m. to… [More...]