Annual Women’s Leadership Council Fall Suit Drive, Nov. 1
United Way of Southern Nevada’s Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) will
host its 6th Annual “Women’s Fall Suit Drive” from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on
Friday, November 1 at the NV Energy parking lot at 6226 W. Sahara Ave.
WLC is collecting new and gently-used, clean professional suits and
dresses on a hanger and shoes, handbags and jewelry to assist women in
need. The drive helps women prepare for career opportunities and gain
confidence to succeed during an interview and in the workplace.
Donations will benefit United Way accredited agencies with back to
work programs for women. The agencies include Goodwill Career
Connections, S.A.F.E. House, Safe Nest, The Shade Tree, Women’s
Development Center and HELP of Southern Nevada’s Work Opportunities
Donations will also be accepted during the month of October during
normal business hours at the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood
Resort & Casino customer service desk operated by Tickets & Tours.
Last year’s drive collected more than 6,200 professional items
including suits, dresses, shoes, handbags and jewelry. For more
information about WLC and the suit drive, please visit uwsn.org or
contact Lawrel K. Larsen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 702-892-2319.
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Melrose Family Fashions opens their first store in Nevada
Melrose Family Fashions had their ribbon-cutting ceremony for the
grand opening of their first store in Nevada, at 2335 E. Lake Mead
Blvd. in North Las Vegas, on Saturday, October 26, at 9:30 a.m.
Stylish, trendy and affordable fashions are what await customers at
this first Melrose Family Fashion store in Nevada, and it’s only the
first of several planned for Las Vegas by Melrose Family Fashions,
offering fashions, shoes and accessories for the entire family,
including Juniors, Contemporary, Plus sizes, Men, Women, Boys and
United Fashions of Texas is the parent company of Melrose Family
Fashions and was founded in the town of McAllen, Texas in 1976.
Melrose is not known in the state of Nevada and will be expanding into
Las Vegas with a second store slated to open on November 22 of this
year. The second store will be at 4600 Meadows Lane in the Loma Vista
For more information, visit their website at www.melrosestore.com.
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Celebrate the winter holidays with friends and a feast! Advance
registration required by Dec. 13.
Holiday Brunch & Light Tour (ages 50+)
Thursday, Dec. 19, 3:30 p.m. Brunch; 5:30 p.m. depart for tour and
return at 9 p.m.
Cost: $10 Brunch and Light Tour, or $5 for Light Tour Only.
Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J St.
Enjoy a traditional holiday meal, ending the night with a tour of the
city’s holiday lights. Advance registration required. Registration
opens Nov. 18. Call (702) 229-6125 for registration and information.
Must be a member of the city of Las Vegas Senior Citizens Programs, a
cost of $2 per year.
Lieburn Holiday Luncheon (ages 50+)
Friday, Dec. 20, 11:30 a.m.
Lieburn Senior Center, 6230 Garwood Ave., (702) 229-1600.
Enjoy roast beef, potatoes au gratin, salad, dessert, and a beverage.
Advance registration required by Dec. 16.
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5th Annual Ragnar Relay Las Vegas November 8
Las Vegas will soon see 5,300 runners dressed in crazy costumes
running 187-miles, non-stop, over the course of 2 days for Ragnar
Relay Las Vegas.
The 5th consecutive Ragnar Relay Las Vegas will begin at the top of
the Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort on the morning of Friday,
November 8. More than 480 teams will alternate runners, through the
night, and finish at Lake Las Vegas on Saturday, November 9. It’s
often referred to as a “slumber party without sleep.”
Any interest in hearing more about Ragnar Relay Las Vegas? Please call
414-270-8387 to be provided with contact information for the race
director or for local teams.
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