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Sparks fly at International Sheet Metal Competition March 6-10

Sparks fly at International Sheet Metal Competition March 6-10

This week, over 275 sheet metal apprentices are participating in the International Training Institute's Sheet Metal competition, hosted at Sheet Metal Local #88’s Joint Apprenticeship Training Center. The highlight of the competition will be the top 12 detailers and journeymen in the country, which includes a Centennial Hills resident, competing for a new pickup truck in the detailing category. The awards banquet will be held Wednesday at the Rio All Suites Hotel and Casino, and will feature a performance by Fighting Gravity.

Springs Preserve hosts Spring Plant Sale, Saturday, March 26

Springs Preserve hosts Spring Plant Sale, Saturday, March 26

Unusual, desert adapted plants including a large selection of agaves and cacti will be among those offered for sale as the Springs Preserve hosts its annual Spring Plant Sale Saturday, March 26, from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The sale will feature limited quantities of about 5,000 native and drought-tolerant plant species, including seasonal perennials. Plants will be sold in container sizes ranging from 2 inches up to 5 gallons. Springs Preserve garden staff experts will be on hand to answer customers’ questions about how to care for their new plants.

New at this year’s event will be a silent auction to bid for cactus and succulent container gardens, and “table top” garden displays also will be offered for sale.

Springs Preserve members will have exclusive access to the sale from 7-8 a.m. The sale will be open to the public from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Girl Scout Summer Camp Registration is Now Open!

Girl Scout Summer Camp Registration is Now Open!

The Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada are now accepting summer camp registrations for the 2011 summer sessions, which begin as early as from June 19 to August 14th. Programs include activities such as hiking, biking, rock climbing, adventure courses, campfires, and more!

“Summer camp has been a tradition in the U.S. for more than 150 years. Girls spending time at Camp Foxtail this summer will find themselves on an adventure with fresh new challenges and pushing themselves to achieve them,” said Kelle Boteilho, Chief Operating Officer. “Girls will walk away with new friends and memories to last a lifetime.”

To find out more, call (702) 385-3677 or visit girlscoutsnv.org.

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.

Brew's Best Local Beer Festival This Weekend

Brew's Best Local Beer Festival This Weekend

Are you a beer aficionado, or interested in supporting local companies? Either way, this weekend's Brew's Best Festival is something you won't want to miss! Local and regional breweries are donating their beers for sampling at this event to support the New Vista Community, which aids the disabled community. Over 70 beers will be available for tasting. So come out, support a great cause, and learn more about local breweries!

For more information visit http://brewsbestlv.com/wp/

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!

Get Free Pancakes on National Pancake Day at IHOP!

Get Free Pancakes on National Pancake Day at IHOP!

Las Vegas, I hope you're hungry! Tomorrow, March 1st, IHOP is celebrating National Pancake Day by giving every customer a free short stack of their signature pancakes! Instead of charging, they ask that people make a donation to the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. Last year the event raised $2.1 million for charity, and the organizers are hoping to top that number this year.

The local IHOP in Sunrise offering FREE pancakes can be found at:

  • 352 N Nellis Blvd Ste G, Las Vegas NV, 89110