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Liberty Tax Service offers Free Tax Prep for Teachers and School Employees through March 6th!

Liberty Tax Service offers Free Tax Prep for Teachers and School Employees through March 6th!

Liberty Tax Services are hosting "Educator Appreciation Days", now through March 6th, as a way to support all of those who help educate our children. All area teachers, school employees, and school bus drivers are being offered free tax preparation at Liberty if they are a new customer!

"Employees involved in educating our children deserve a tax break," said Randall Brody of the Liberty Tax Service on Maryland Parkway. "We have 'Appreciation Days' to show our respect for the teaching profession and those employed by the schools."

Liberty Tax Service can be found at the following Downtown Las Vegas locations:

Mary Hinson named 2011 Honorary New Balance Survivor!

Mary Hinson named 2011 Honorary New Balance Survivor!

Mary Hinson, of Boulder City, NV has been named the 2011 Honorary New Balance Survivor by the Southern Nevada Affiliate of Susan G. Komen! She will be the Honorary Team New Balance member at this year's Race for the Cure, which will be held on May 7th in downtown Las Vegas. Team New Balance is made up of men and women who have beaten cancer and gone on to share their stories with the world.

“I’d like to think I was nominated to be the 2011 New Balance Survivor for my commitment to raising funds and awareness that early detection saves lives,” said Hinson. “I’m honored to have been nominated and dedicate it to my family, friends, fellow survivors and health care professionals who help me be the best survivor that I can be. I also want to personally thank Susan G. Komen Southern Nevada for reaching out to me in my time of need.”

Goodwill Mobile Store Opens Today on CSN Campus!

Goodwill Mobile Store Opens Today on CSN Campus!

Are you looking for some new dishes? A deal on a sweater or pair of pants? Some new-to-you books? Or just an awesome deal? In any case, check out the Goodwill "Mobile" store that's just opened on campus. The mobile store is just around for a short time, and offers some great deals. All proceeds from purchases made go to job placement and training programs. So drop by to do some shopping and feel good about supporting a good cause- it's as close to guilt-free shopping as you can get!

New Nevada Public Computer Center Opens for Business at the Latin Chamber of Commerce!

New Nevada Public Computer Center Opens for Business at the Latin Chamber of Commerce!

A brand new Nevada Public Computer Center is open, and will have a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony on March 7th!  The new center is located at the Latin Chamber of Commerce, and will be open to all members of the community. The Las Vegas Urban League has teamed up with the Latin Chamber of Commerce to open the new center in the community, which will provide Internet access as well as computer classes, job training, resume workshops, and other seminars.

The new center is located at the LCC headquarters, 300 North 13th Street, Las Vegas, NV, 89101. For further information about the Computer Centers, please visit http://www.nvpcc.org/ or call 702-608-5245

"Feed a Pig, Help a Senior" Fundraiser March 2nd at Buzz BBQ

"Feed a Pig, Help a Senior" Fundraiser March 2nd at Buzz BBQ

Tomorrow, Buzz BBQ will be the site of the "Feed a Pig, Help a Senior" fundraiser, for the benefit of the Helping Hand of Vegas Valley Group. Helping Hands provides an invaluable service to the Vegas Valley community, offering free transportation and respite care vouchers to seniors and running a food pantry. With "Feed a Pig", community groups are sponsoring Piggy Banks which will be racing until May 31st, with all of the Piggies funds to go towards Helping Hands.

During "Feed a Pig, Help a Senior", people are encouraged to bring along their piggy banks, or adopt one of the piggy banks in the race seen at http://www.piggy4seniors.org/. All attendees who donate to one of the racing piggy banks will be given 20% off of all you can eat food and drink at Buzz!

"Feed a Pig, Help a Senior" takes place from 3pm to 7pm on Wednesday, March 2nd at Buzz BBQ, 9640 West Tropicana Avenue, Las Vegas NV, 89147.

March Manna- Area Churches Helping Single Parents, Un- and Underemployed

March Manna- Area Churches Helping Single Parents, Un- and Underemployed

Local churches are banding together to help provide members of the community in need with food, toiletries, and paper products.

Las Vegas, NV- Deep Roots Christian Church is hosting 3rd Annual “MARCH-MANNA” an community event to provide food and supplies to single parents, unemployed, and under-employed on Saturday, March 26th from 9:00am.-3:00pm.

Read more at the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce

 

Run Away with Cirque du Soleil at the Springs Preserve March 19th!

Run Away with Cirque du Soleil at the Springs Preserve March 19th!

Ever dreamed of running away with the circus? Well, on March 19th, you have the chance to run with the Cirque du Soliel in the 10th annual Run Away with Cirque du Soleil at the Springs Preserve. Participants have the choice of participating in a 5k run or a 1 mile fun walk, and will be joined in their efforts by a cast of colorful characters from the Cirque. there will also be activities for kids, massage therapy, live entertainment, and a raffle for a chance to see Cirque in Orlando. this year, the run will be supporting One Drop, a charity designed to provide people access to safe water and raise awareness of the difficulties in achieving this goal.