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Workshops Target Awareness of Cyber Security

Workshops Target Awareness of Cyber Security


Protecting information online will be the focus of two upcoming federally sponsored workshops.

Clark County will host two initial kickoff workshops at 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Wednesday to provide an overview of cyber security awareness training that Nevada has been selected by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to receive.

The training, part of the Community Cyber Security Maturity Model program, helps communities in assessing their cyber security awareness, response and recovery capabilities through a series of classes, exercises and post-exercise assessments. Training participants include government leaders, agency directors and business and industry executives. Clark and Washoe counties were the two communities selected to participate in the 14-month program, and Nevada is one of two states in the country chosen.

Leap Year Babies Have a Reason to Party

Leap Year Babies Have a Reason to Party


Leap Year babies don’t always have a day on which to celebrate, but this year, the calendar and an event favor them.

Palace Station is hosting a free celebration for people born on February 29 and their families. In addition to cake and a champagne toast, those celebrating their birthdays will have the opportunity to test Leap Year trivia skills. Challenges will include Leap Year traditions, the likelihood of being born on February 29, history and matching news events to the right year. Winners will get special prizes.

The party takes place at Cabo Mexican Restaurant inside Palace Station at 6:30 p.m. with a toast at 7 p.m. February 29.

Dress for Success Sends Out an "S.O.S."


A local group that helps underprivileged women acquire business suits is readying for a major annual drive.

Dress for Success Southern Nevada, an affiliate of the international not-for-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women, is participating in S.O.S. – Send One Suit – Weekend® taking place Thursday, March 1 - Sunday, March 4.

“This annual campaign encourages women nationwide to donate one new or nearly-new interview suit to help another woman enter the workforce and take charge of her life,” said Paige Candee, Dress for Success Southern Nevada founder. “These donations will greatly help women in southern Nevada to achieve self sufficiency.”

Wine, Jazz Mingle at Golden Nugget Event

Wine, Jazz Mingle at Golden Nugget Event


Almost time to smell the roses – and the wine bouquet – this spring.

The Golden Nugget will host its Fourth Annual Spring Wine & Jazz Fest April 13-15. This three-day wine and jazz festival features poolside receptions, wine tastings, barrel and bottle samplings, cuisine pairings and a live wine auction.

Talib Kweli DJs at Insert Coins

A top hip-hop artist comes to Downtown.

Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal