The largest international youth soccer tournament in the country will take place in Las Vegas Presidents’ Day weekend, Feb. 16-18. An expected 452 youth soccer teams from around the world will compete during the annual Las Vegas Mayor’s Cup International Showcase tournament. More than 7,300 soccer players, ages 14 to 19, from 12 foreign countries and 28 U.S. states, will square off in soccer fields around the valley. The event is co-hosted by the city of Las Vegas and the Downtown Las Vegas Soccer Club, and is expected to bring more than $10 million into the local economy, according to Downtown Las Vegas Soccer Club President Roger Tabor. The event also will attract more than 250 college soccer coaches and recruiters from across the country to scout for both male and female athletes. Spectator admission and parking are free at all games.
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Earlier in the day, the 37-year-old actress was spotted getting a mani-pedi in Hollywood.
Eva Longoria and Tilman Fertitta were very excited to officially present SHe by Morton’s, the original Vegas nightlife and restaurant concept brought to you by Landry’s.
SHe is a modern boutique steakhouse and theatrical nightclub that integrates a fine dining concept into fashion and music. The Grand Opening event featured a special performance and guests will don masks and be surrounded by sultry vignettes for the Black & Gold Masquerade theme.
The innovative new venture is situated in the heart of Crystals at City Center in the revamped and updated space, formerly occupied by Beso Steakhouse.
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Registrar of Voters Larry Lomax says he is retiring but he doesn’t know when. No date has been fixed yet but it would be no later than this summer. The position has been posted on the County website. Larry started with the County on Jan. 2, 1998, as the assistant registrar of voters. He became Registrar of Voters in March 1999.
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Lewis and Roca LLP is pleased to announce that client, Caesars Entertainment Corporation, selected the firm as their Go-To Firm for Intellectual Property, as compiled by ALM. This honor puts Lewis and Roca in an elite group of firms that deliver exceptional work for theFortune-500.
The firm’s Intellectual Property practice, led by Practice Group Leader Michael McCue, has worked with individuals, organizations and companies throughout the country and the world to develop and protect rights in intellectual property. The group offers clients a full range of intellectual property services and experience.
Lewis and Roca will be featured in the 2013 Spring Edition of “Intellectual Property” – a stand-alone supplement distributed with Corporate Counseland The American Lawyer magazines in April 2013.
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As the Nevada 2013 Legislative session gets underway, Assembly Republicans look forward to a productive session with their fellow legislators. Members welcome the opportunity to work on the important issues facing Nevadans and will strive for legislation that is both reasonable and responsible.
“In the upcoming session, legislative leadership from both political parties have promised to set a new tone of bi-partisan respect and cooperation,” said Assemblyman Minority Leader Pat Hickey.
Ensuring that students are successful will be at the forefront of their agenda. Members will work to ensure that all available resources for education are used in an effective and efficient manner in both K-12 and higher education.
“The advantages of being able to read are more than simply ‘reading to learn,’ but a lifetime of satisfaction and adventure. This is why we heartily support reading literacy. Sure to be discussed are Full-Day Kindergarten, implementation of Common Core Standards and corresponding professional development, and the value of the High School Proficiency Examination required for graduation,” Assemblyman Randy Kirner stated.
Jobs will continue to be a top priority for Caucus members. Creating new job opportunities and increasing investment through business-friendly policies will be paramount to getting Nevadan’s working again.
“I look forward to working with my colleagues and the economic development groups on objective policy solutions that support and incentivize job creation,” added Assemblyman Tom Grady.
Strengthening businesses and encouraging growth through proper tax and regulatory policies will remain a top priority for the Caucus. Members were encouraged with the Governor’s budget proposal and see it as a right step in the right direction.
“As businesses continue to struggle, I am encouraged by the Governor’s balanced approach to Nevada’s budget and his commitment to lower taxes for hardworking small businesses,”said Assemblyman Cresent Hardy.
Members will take up these and many more issues in the 77th Legislative session. With five new freshman members, the Caucus will have a vast array of talents it will be able to draw from for a productive session.
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Clark County is hosting the first government surplus auction of 2013 on Saturday, March 2. The pre-registration period opens on-site three days prior to auction day on Wednesday, Feb. 27 to March 1, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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