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Helldorado Parade entries being accepted

Helldorado Parade entries being accepted

It's not too early to plan your entry for the 2011 Helldorado Parade. The 2011 parade is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 14. There is no fee to enter and the City of Las Vegas will be accepting the first 120 entries now through April 25.

Thousands of people line the downtown parade route every year, and the parade is also broadcast live by Cox Communications on cable channel 96 and streamed online at http://www.cox96.net/. KCLV Channel 2 will re-broadcast the parade in the following days. A fireworks show will be launched from the Fremont Street Experience parking garage immediately after the parade.

The city's annual Hellorado Days festivities are a tribute to the anniversary of the city of Las Vegas. This year marks the city's 106th anniversary of the founding of Las Vegas. Entrants are encouraged to consider these Western roots when planning their parade applications.

LVMPD Hosts Graffiti Clean Up March 19th

LVMPD Hosts Graffiti Clean Up March 19th

The officers of the LVMPD, Northeast area invite you to join them this Saturday for a community improvement project! They will be meeting March 19th from 9am to noon to clean up graffiti in the area of Lake Mead and Marion. Volunteers will be meeting at  Miller Elementary School at 4851 E. Lake Mead, and are asked to wear proper clothing to work with paint. All cleaning supplies will be provided, as will water and refreshments. So come out and beautify the community this Saturday with the officers iof the LVMPD!

Daylight Savings Time Starts Sunday!

Daylight Savings Time Starts Sunday!

Just a reminder, everyone- Daylight Savings Time starts up this Sunday. Everyone needs to set their clocks ahead by one hour. Make sure you get to bed early on Saturday, as you will have one less hour to sleep in on Sunday!

The Southern Nevada Health District would like to remind everyone that this is a good time to make sure all Las Vegas Valley residents are properly prepared for an emergency. Here's what they have to say:

Dog Orientation Classes Now Offered

Dog Orientation Classes Now Offered

Dog lovers will get a chance to get free help training their pooches at several dog training workshops around the valley. Three different dog parks are participating.

Dog Fanciers Park will offer their doggy potty training classes May 10, June 14 through Sept. 13 from 6:30 to 7:30 in the evening. Its offered by Vegas Valley Dog Obedience Club. There will also be Successful Dog Behavior classes for a more well behaved dog. Starting at 9 o'clock in the morning May 18th, June 8 through July 13; Aug. 10; Sept. 14 through Oct. 12; and, Nov. 9 through Dec. 14.

Volunteers sought for "Brighten Up the Bins"

Volunteers sought for "Brighten Up the Bins"

The Foundation for Positively Kids is looking for over 200 volunteers to repaint 145 donation bins! If you are interested in helping, please call Andrea at (702) 262-0037 ext 225.

“Our bins provide an inexpensive way to help our mission of providing quality of life for medically fragile, medically dependent, and developmentally delayed children,” said Fred Schultz, CEO of Positively Kids. “We hope our newly “Brightened Bins” will help spread the word on the importance of supporting these children.”

Commissioner Scow to host District G Meeting March 23rd

Commissioner Scow to host District G Meeting March 23rd

On Wednesday March 23rd, Commissioner Scow will be hosting the first of Multiple meeting for residents of Las Vegas District G. This meeting will be held at the Cora Coleman Senior Center, 2100 Bonnie Lane, and will iclude representatives of the Metroploitian Police, Public Works, Development Services, and Park Police. The meeting will take place at 6pm.

Women's Chamber of Commerce of Nevada Hosts 6th Annual Women's Hall of Fame

Women's Chamber of Commerce of Nevada Hosts 6th Annual Women's Hall of Fame

The Women's Chamber of Commerce will be presenting the annual Women's Hall of Fame on March 18th at the Four Seasons. This event is designed to pay tribute to the distinguished women in our community who have be awarded ATHENA Awards for their leadership and community involvement. The Pioneer Award will also be handed out at the event. This Year's recipient is Ann Ward, who handles government affairs and community relations for Sunrise Hospitals!