United Blood Services to Host Blood Drive at Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall

UBS currently has a need for all blood types, especially O negative.

WHO: United Blood Services of Las Vegas WHAT: Blood drive at Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall WHY: Find the hero in you! Volunteer blood donors are needed in Las Vegas year-round. All donors at this blood drive will receive two free vouchers to the Firelight Buffet. As Southern Nevada’s community blood provider, United Blood… [More...]

United Blood Services to Host Blood Drive at Fiesta Henderson  

As Southern Nevada’s community blood provider, United Blood Services relies on blood donations to make sure blood is available for anyone who needs it.

WHO:              United Blood Services of Las Vegas WHAT:           Blood drive at the Fiesta Henderson WHY:              Find the hero in you! Volunteer blood donors are needed in Las Vegas year-round. All donors will receive a voucher for a free midday sightseeing cruise courtesy of Lake Mead Cruises. As Southern Nevada’s community blood provider, United Blood Services… [More...]

Pop in to POPPED Popcorn For A Free Coffee Through July 31, 2014

POPPED is inviting popcorn lovers to enjoy a free gourmet Buscaglione coffee or coffee drink with a popcorn purchase at 3700 S Hualipai Way.

POPPED, a really cool popcorn spot, is inviting popcorn lovers to enjoy a free gourmet Buscaglione coffee or coffee drink with a popcorn purchase at 3700 S Hualipai Way. Free samples of POPPED’s signature frozen popcorn are also available. And the retailer is donating a portion of caramel corn sales to Opportunity Village. The promotion… [More...]

VEA Encourages Community to Support Fill the Bucket Truck School Supply Drive on Aug. 2

PAHRUMP, Nev. – In an effort to support schools in southwestern Nevada, Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA), a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Pahrump, will host its annual Fill the Bucket Truck School Supply Drive on Aug. 2 at multiple locations in Pahrump. VEA encourages community members to participate by donating during the charitable event, which… [More...]

Vegas Home Prices Rise, Market Sees More Traditional Buyers

The median price of an existing single-family home sold in Southern Nevada during June was $199,900 – the highest mark since September 2008. This is according to recent statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR). The median price is 2.5 percent higher than May and up over 14 percent compared to June… [More...]

Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation Benefits from Table 34 Las Vegas Special Menu in July, 2014

The Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation will receive $5 from the sale of each special menu item from Table 34 Las Vegas in the month of July.

Table 34 is celebrating its 10-year anniversary serving the Las Vegas community. Executive  Chef Wes Kendrick and his sister, Laurie, the restaurant’s general manager, said they are humbled and grateful for the support of so many wonderful patrons and friends in this amazing city.   To celebrate,  Table 34 Las Vegas is selecting a local… [More...]

McDonald’s to Host Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at New Restaurant Location

Ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of McDonald’s newest Southern Nevada location.

Event celebrates the opening of Cheyenne & Durango location  WHO:              McDonald’s WHAT:           Ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of McDonald’s newest Southern Nevada location WHY:              McDonald’s invites community members to celebrate the opening if its newest Southern Nevada location near Cheyenne Ave. and Durango Dr. with a special ribbon cutting ceremony. The new location… [More...]

United Blood Services Offering Donors a Free Mid-Day Cruise from Lake Mead Cruises

United Blood Services of Las Vegas (UBS) is offering blood donors a voucher good for one mid-day sightseeing cruise courtesy of Lake Mead Cruises.

LAS VEGAS  – United Blood Services of Las Vegas (UBS) is offering blood donors a voucher good for one mid-day sightseeing cruise courtesy of Lake Mead Cruises. Donors supplying blood or platelets at any of the three Southern Nevada UBS locations and select mobile blood drives in July are eligible to receive a voucher. Lake Mead… [More...]

United Blood Services to Host Blood Drive at The Resort at Summerlin

As Southern Nevada’s community blood provider, United Blood Services relies on blood donations to make sure blood is available for anyone who needs it.

WHO:              United Blood Services of Las Vegas WHAT:           Blood drive at JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort and Spa & Rampart Casino at The Resort at Summerlin WHY:              Find the hero in you! Volunteer blood donors are needed in Las Vegas year-round. All donors will receive multiple gifts, including a voucher for one admission to the… [More...]

McDonald’s Hosts Community Service Day, Now Accepting Applications for Future Volunteer Projects

McDonald’s is proud to continue its tradition of community-focused volunteerism in 2014 with a special community service day at the RMHC.

Southern Nevada restaurants to provide volunteer support to local nonprofit organizations   WHO:              McDonald’s WHAT:           Community Service Day at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas WHY:              McDonald’s is proud to continue its tradition of community-focused volunteerism in 2014 with a special community service day at the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las… [More...]

Hospice Collecting School Supplies for Students in Need

Nathan Adelson Hospice locations will serve as drop-off points to collect school supplies for local elementary students. The hospice will be collecting supplies for students at Robert L. Taylor and Sunrise Acres elementary schools. The drive continues until Aug. 18. “Many schools unfortunately suffer from a lack of funding, and a large number of students… [More...]

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“Candlelighters of Southern Nevada is special to me because of the support, education, hope and advocacy they provide families of children with cancer. It’s important for these families to know they are not alone and that someone cares.” Justin Brown | Vice President Regulatory Affairs, Southwest Gas “My most compassionate feelings go out to the… [More...]

Yellow Checker Star to Donate $5,000 to Benefit Injured U.S. Service Men and Women

WHO:              Yellow Checker Star and the Semper Fi Fund WHAT:           Yellow Checker Star, a leading taxicab company in Las Vegas, will donate $5,000 on June 24 to the Semper Fi Fund, a national nonprofit that provides financial assistance and lifetime support for wounded, critically ill and injured members of the U.S. armed forces and their… [More...]

Improvements Coming to East Downtown in Reno

Reno’s East Fourth Street will be transformed during the second annual Positively 4th Street Better Block Project event. Considered “the gateway” to downtown Reno, Fourth Street is home to several historical properties but is in need of upgrades and repair. Local businesses are looking to spruce up the area through landscaping, adding a two-way bicycle lane, re-striping traffic… [More...]

United Blood Services to Award 16 College Scholarships to Area High Schools

United Blood Services has awarded approximately $75,000 to students to further their education through its annual high school banquet in the past five years

WHO:              United Blood Services of Las Vegas WHAT:           14th Annual Celebration of Life High School Awards and Scholarship Banquet WHY:              Approximately 5,600 units of blood were donated during the 2013-2014 school year by students in Clark County and neighboring school districts as part of the United Blood Services High School Blood Drive Program. That number accounts… [More...]

Foundation Raising Funds for Veterans Memorial in Downtown Las Vegas

A local foundation is raising money to build a “world-class” veterans memorial in downtown Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Veterans Memorial Foundation is seeking $2.2 million through its Brick Campaign, where bricks are being sold at a range of $250 to $550. All bricks can be purchased in honor of a veteran and customized with the… [More...]

Matt Smith Physical Therapy Collects 2,731 Pounds of Food for Three Square Food Bank

Las Vegas – Matt Smith Physical Therapy recently completed its third annual food drive benefiting Three Square Food Bank. The company collected 2,371 pounds of food, which will help create 2,276 meals that will be given to Three Square’s more than 600 Program Partners who feed more than 100,000 food-insecure men, women and children each… [More...]

Henderson Chamber raises $7,300 for American Cancer Society

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce raised $7,300 as part of the Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers Challenge benefiting American Cancer Society research.

Money was raised as part of Community Day, included sneaker design contest HENDERSON, Nev. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce raised $7,300 as part of the Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers Challenge benefiting American Cancer Society research, free patient and caregiver services, education and advocacy programs. Each season during Suits And Sneakers Awareness weekend,… [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...]

Windermere Foundation Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Charity Challenge

HENDERSON, Nev. – In recognition of the Windermere Foundation’s 25th anniversary, Windermere Real Estate is hosting its Charity Challenge from March 17 to April 4, providing 21 nonprofit organizations in the Western United States with opportunities to receive $25,000 donations. YMCA of Southern Nevada is among the finalists participating for a chance to win a $25,000… [More...]

United Blood Services to Host Blood Drive at Rampart Casino

As Southern Nevada’s community blood provider, United Blood Services relies on blood donations to make sure blood is available for anyone who needs it.

WHO:              United Blood Services of Las Vegas WHAT:           Blood drive at Rampart Casino WHY:              Find the hero in you! Volunteer blood donors are needed in Las Vegas year-round. All donors will receive one voucher good for one admission to the Rampart Buffet. As Southern… [More...]

United Blood Services Offers Donors Free Tickets To Raiding The Rock Vault

United Blood Services is offering blood donors one voucher valid for two free admissions to Raiding The Rock Vault at the LVH - Las Vegas Hotel & Casino.

LAS VEGAS – United Blood Services of Las Vegas (UBS) is offering blood donors one voucher valid for two free admissions to Raiding The Rock Vault at the LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. Donors supplying blood or platelets at any of the three Southern Nevada UBS locations and select mobile blood drives in March… [More...]