One Drop Hosts Seventh Annual Walk For Water Saturday, Oct. 13

 

ONE DROP HOSTS SEVENTH ANNUAL WALK FOR WATER
SATURDAY, OCT. 13

Two-mile inspirational walk at the Las Vegas Springs Preserve

 

This fall, usher in the new season with One Drop as it hosts the seventh annual Walk for Water on Saturday, Oct. 13 at the Las Vegas Springs Preserve. The educational walk pays tribute to the millions of women and children who walk to get water daily. Participants can carry buckets filled with water during their walk to simulate the challenging and at times, dangerous job, these people face. For more information, please visit Active.com.

Event Schedule

7:30 a.m. – Registration beings

8:30 a.m. – Mayor Goodman welcomes participants

9 – 9:45 a.m. – Two-mile inspirational walk

10 a.m. – Programming at Springs Preserve begins

11:30 a.m. – Event concludes

 

 

ABOUT ONE DROP™

One Drop™ is an international foundation created in 2007 by Cirque du Soleil’s founder Guy Laliberté. At the core of its mission is access to water, sanitation and hygiene as a transformative force to improve the living conditions of some of the world’s most vulnerable communities. With the objective of delivering long-term impact and sustainability, One Drop brings into all its projects a unique Social Art for Behavior Change approach that encourages communities to take ownership and embracing adequate behaviors towards water, sanitation and hygiene. This year, One Drop is celebrating 10 years of bringing sustainable access to safe water to people around the world with projects in 13 countries that will reach over 1.3 million beneficiaries.

 

To learn more about One Drop, visit www.onedrop.org.

Interact with One Drop on Facebook and Twitter at @onedrop, or on Instagram @1dropwater

Mayor Goodman Proclaims “The Australian Bee Gees Show Day”

 

 

 

 

 

Mayor Goodman Proclaims “The Australian Bee Gees Show Day”

Saturday, July 7th, 2018, will now be known as The Australian Bee Gees Show Day in the City of Las Vegas. Mayor Carolyn Goodman, bestowed the honor on this long running Tribute to The Bee Gees in her chambers at Las Vegas City Hall on Monday Afternoon, July 2nd. 

Surrounded by the groups family and friends, the Proclamation was presented to Michael Clift (Barry), Wayne Hosking (Maurice), David Scott (Robin) and Tony Richards (Bassist), the founding members of the group. They have been continuously performing for past 22 years. The Australian Bee Gees Show has been in residence at Excalibur Hotel & Casino since February 2011. Excalibur’s Entertainment Director, Joel Seidman, was among the honored guests.

Adam Steck, the CEO of SPI Entertainment and the shows Co-Producer said after the ceremony, “On behalf of the SPI Entertainment family, we are extremely proud and elated that this incredible show is now permanently immersed in the fabric of Las Vegas”

The Anniversary Week of Celebrations will culminate in a 22nd Disco Anniversary Party with The Australian Bee Gees Show on Saturday, July 7th at 5:00pm, inside the Thunder From Down Under Showroom at Excalibur Hotel & Casino.

Catholic Charities and Mayor Goodman Join Forces to Raise Awareness for Meals on Wheels

 

Catholic Charities and Mayor Goodman Join Forces to Raise Awareness for Meals on Wheels
More than 2,100 Local Seniors Rely on Meals on Wheels

Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada  (CCSN) announced today that it will be participating in the 16th annual March for Meals – a month-long, community-by-community celebration of Meal on Wheels and the vulnerable Nevada seniors who rely on the vital service to remain independent at home. CCSN’s celebration will take place on Thursday, March 8, at 1 p.m., as City of Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman will deliver a week’s worth of meals to a Meals on Wheels client.

”Meals on Wheels services are essential, and the need in Las Vegas and North las Vegas is critical and rapidly increasing,” said CCSN President & CEO Deacon Tom Roberts. “We thank Mayor Goodman for her support as we work to keep seniors living independently, healthier at home and feeling more connected to their community as they age.”

Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada has administered Las Vegas and North Las Vegas’ Meals on Wheels programs since 1975.

Local Facts About Meals on Wheels

  • CCSN received a $2.3M grant from the Aging and Disability Services Division (ASDS) to serve the existing 2,000 recipients. As a result of the grant, 126 seniors will be removed from the waiting list and added to the daily routes. CCSN also received a $500,000 ADSD grant to replace trucks and kitchen equipment.
  • Meals on Wheels trucks travel more than 84,000 miles annually throughout Las Vegas and North Las Vegas
  • CCSN has seven trucks and 35 delivery routes, serving  2,126 clients
  • Cost per meal operation, based on 2,126 clients, is $5.60 per meal, and includes: food, preparation, delivery, and case management
  • Roughly 600 clients on the Las Vegas/North Las Vegas delivery routes have a pet companion, and Meals on Wheels relies on donated pet food to be able to deliver this resource to clients

About Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada
Since 1941, the mission of Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada has been to serve those in need — the most vulnerable regardless of race, religion or creed.  This leading community resource offers help and hope with dignity as it strives to meet the diverse needs of men, women and children in Southern Nevada.  Through the generosity of foundations, grants, organizations and individual donors, Catholic Charities operates 18 programs providing support to more than 5,000 people daily and encompassing five core areas: Family Services, Food Services, Senior Services, Immigration and Refugee Services and Homeless and Housing Services. Catholic Charities also operates the largest Meals on Wheels program and Emergency Shelter Services in Southern Nevada. For additional information, please visit CatholicCharities.com.

About Meals on Wheels America
Meals on Wheels America is the oldest and largest national organization supporting the more than 5,000 community-based programs across the country that are dedicated to addressing senior isolation and hunger. This network exists in virtually every community in America and, along with more than two million staff and volunteers, delivers the nutritious meals, friendly visits and safety checks that enable America’s seniors to live nourished lives with independence and dignity. By providing funding, leadership, education, research and advocacy support, Meals on Wheels America empowers its local member programs to strengthen their communities, one senior at a time. For more information, or to find a Meals on Wheels provider near you, visit www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org.

Las Vegas City Council Unanimously Votes to Bring a Professional Soccer Team Beginning the 2018 Season

 

Las Vegas City Council Unanimously Votes to Bring a Professional Soccer Team Beginning the 2018 Season

 

Fans can now purchase tickets and submit team name suggestions at VegasProSoccer.com

 

Following today’s (Wednesday, July 19) City Council meeting, seven council members voted unanimously to approve the 15-year lease agreement between Cashman Field and Las Vegas Pro Soccer LLC, which will bring a United Soccer League (USL) expansion team to Las Vegas with play to begin in the 2018 season.

 

“I want to thank Mayor Goodman, the City Council members and especially Councilman Barlow for making our team a reality for Las Vegans,” said Brett Lashbrook, founder and owner of Las Vegas Pro Soccer, LLC. “We believe that Downtown Las Vegas is the ideal location for professional soccer. Our mission is to create an authentic international soccer experience for local fans that is different than any other local team – one that fully embraces the diversity of our community. We are confident local soccer fans will help us turn Cashman Field into a stadium the replicates the amazing match day atmosphere of soccer stadiums around the globe – with non-stop singing, dancing, chanting, drumming, etc. We know Las Vegas is ready for professional soccer, and we plan to deliver on our promise to make this a soccer city. “

 

Las Vegas’ USL Division II team will become the 33rd Club to join the league. Throughout the 2018 season, the team will compete in 16 regular season games at Cashman Field. In addition, Las Vegas Pro Soccer LLC will utilize the field for additional events including, but not limited to, exhibition matches featuring international soccer clubs and more.

 

Fans are now able to place a $20 deposit (per seat) for season tickets at VegasProSoccer.com to ensure they enjoy every game during the upcoming season. Seat selection is available on a first-come first-served basis.

 

In addition, Las Vegas Pro Soccer LLC has invited the local community to submit name ideas for the team on their website. Entries will be available for submission until Monday, July 31 at 11:59 p.m. PT.

 

 

 

About Las Vegas Soccer LLC

Las Vegas Soccer LLC is the operating entity pursuing a professional soccer team for Las Vegas. Following a unanimous vote by the city of Las Vegas on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, the Club will become the 33rd team to join the United Soccer League (USL). The club would begin its inaugural season in March 2018 with all matches held at Cashman Field, located in Downtown Las Vegas.

 

For more information visit VegasProSoccer.com or stay up to date with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

 

Plant World Nursery to Celebrate Inaugural Spring Growing Event on March 1

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Plant World Nursery to Celebrate Inaugural Spring Growing Event on March 1

Event to Feature Ribbon-cutting with Mayor Goodman and Special Activities for All Ages Partial Proceeds to Benefit Create a Change Now

Plant World Nursery to celebrate its inaugural Spring Growing event on Saturday, March 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Partial proceeds from sales during the event will benefit Create A Change Now, a non-profit organization that educates children on healthy eating habits by building edible gardens at at-risk elementary schools in the Clark County School District. Mayor Carolyn Goodman will be in attendance to proclaim March 1 as “Plant World Spring Growing Day, ” and to honor the start of growing season with a ribbon-cutting. Special activities will take place throughout the day to introduce the spring season’s flowers, vegetables and herbs. The event is complimentary and open to the public.

The schedule for Plant World Nursery’s March 1 “Spring Growing Day” is as follows:

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Kids Flower Potting Session
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Ribbon-cutting with Mayor Carolyn Goodman
Noon – 2 p.m. Introduction to vegetables, herbs and citrus trees

“We are thrilled to celebrate the start of growing season with Mayor Goodman,” said Tim Reynolds, General Manager of Plant World. “We will have so many new plants, flowers, growing products and accessories in bloom and ready to share with the community. Moreover, we are proud to partner with Create A Change Now and their inspiring efforts in combating childhood obesity in the Las Vegas community.”

Spring Growing Day

About Plant World Nursery
Plant World Nursery has been serving the Las Vegas valley since 1967 with the largest selection of gardening and landscaping materials. Its 10-acre site houses a 4,000 sq. ft. greenhouse, the largest in the city. Plant World Nursery is available for private events, school tours and provides contractor discounts. The location also serves as a sanctuary for over 50 exotic birds. Open Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Monday – Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Plant World Nursery is located at 5311 W Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89146. For more information on Plant World Nursery visit www.plantworldnursery.com or call (702) 878-9485.

“Like” Plant World Nursery on Facebook: www.facebook.com/PlantWorldUSA
Follow Plant World Nursery on Twitter and Instagram: @PlantWorldUSA

Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary With Mayor Goodman

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Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary With Mayor Goodman

 

WHAT: Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas celebrates their 10 year anniversary on January 31 with Mayor Carolyn Goodman. Mayor Goodman will be in attendance to tap the honorary keg of Dark Wheat, and present the restaurant with a proclamation to commemorate the evening.

Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas is proud to partner with Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, for this special anniversary evening. The culinary visionaries have created a custom Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas beer stein cake for display throughout the celebration for guests to enjoy. In addition to the live entertainment, celebrity sightings and authentic food, the restaurant will also be donating a dollar from every liter (34 oz.) of beer sold throughout the evening to Mayor Carolyn Goodman’s charity, the Miracle League.

Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas is the first German/Bavarian beer hall and restaurant in Las Vegas. This faithful reproduction of the world’s most famous beer hall, the original, centuries-old Hofbräuhaus in Munich, Germany, is an authentic and entertaining blend of tradition and fun.

From its hand-painted ceilings and live bands, to its imported beer and delicious food, Bavarian hospitality abounds. Guests can savor schnitzels, sausages, sauerbraten, pretzels and much more, all accompanied by traditional music and the finest Hofbräu beer imported from Munich, Germany.

WHEN:
Friday, January 31, 2014 at 7 p.m.

WHERE:
Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas
4510 Paradise Road Las Vegas, NV 89169

 

Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary With Mayor Goodman

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Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary With Mayor Goodman

 

Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas celebrates their 10 year anniversary on January 31 with Mayor Carolyn Goodman. Mayor Goodman will be in attendance to tap the honorary keg, and kick-start the celebration, while presenting the restaurant with a proclamation to commemorate the evening.

Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas is proud to partner with Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts for this special anniversary evening. The culinary visionaries of Le Cordon Bleu have created a custom Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas beer stein cake for display throughout the celebration for guests to enjoy.

In addition to the live entertainment, celebrity sightings and authentic food, the restaurant will also be donating a dollar from every liter (34 oz.) of beer sold throughout the evening to Mayor Carolyn Goodman’s charity, the Miracle League. The Miracle League believes every child deserves a chance to play baseball, and their goal is to offer the program to every city in the country so children, young adults and adults alike with special needs around the globe will have this same opportunity.

“We are thrilled to celebrate 10 years in the most amazing city in the world,” said Stefan Gastager, President of Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas. “We appreciate all of the overwhelming support we have received over the years, and will continue to provide our patrons with the most authentic German experience in Las Vegas for many years to come!”

 

ABOUT HOFBRÄUHAUS LAS VEGAS:
The Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas is the first German/Bavarian beer hall and restaurant in Las Vegas. This faithful reproduction of the world’s most famous beer hall, the original, centuries-old Hofbräuhaus in Munich, Germany, is an authentic and entertaining blend of tradition and fun.

From its hand-painted ceilings and live bands to its imported beer and delicious food, Bavarian hospitality abounds. Guests can savor schnitzels, sausages, sauerbraten, pretzels and much more, all accompanied by great music and the finest Hofbräu beer imported from Munich, Germany. At the Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas, it’s Oktoberfest every day!

For more information, please contact Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas at 702.853.BEER (2337), or visit online at www.hofbrauhauslasvegas.com.

2013 Las Vegas Car Stars Taking Over Fremont Street Experience May 17-18

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2013 Las Vegas Car Stars Taking Over Fremont Street Experience May 17-18

 

Welcome to 2013 Las Vegas Car Stars, the World’s greatest gathering of  TV and movie cars MAY 17-18, 2013 downtown Fremont Street, Las Vegas Nevada. “ONLY LAS VEGAS!”

Paul Casey Entertainment is producing an event specifically for car owners and fans of Movie and Television shows. Fifty of the World’s most famous car and their stars will participate.

General Info:
What:
Las Vegas Car Stars pays homage to original television and movies recognized world wide. www.lasvegascarstars.com

Las Vegas Car Stars will have attendees and fans from No. & So. America, Japan and Europe. Highlights-Special celebrity Appearances LV Strip ‘Celebrity Parade’ with TV Cars display, Celebrity Appearance, TV-Movie Car Show, Entertainment, Questions and Answers Segment, VIP Signings and a special recognition of celebrities and other dignitaries.

Las Vegas Car Stars is celebrating 50th Anniversary of James Bond, Munsters, Addams Family, Sons of Anarchy, Dukes of Hazzard, Knight Rider, 30th Anniversary of Porky’s, Christine, and more…”Only Las Vegas.”

Friday, May 17
5 p.m. –
Opening ceremony with Mayor Goodman, Rossi Ralenkotter, legendary cars and celebrities – 1st Street Stage

Saturday, May 18
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
– Iconic cars on display at Fremont Street Experience
The celebrity cars are on display, free to the public, on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. under the Fremont Street Experience canopy.  A celebrity autograph session happens from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Fremont Street Experience, the home of movie and television shows and “Vegas Vision.”