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Article Summary - There are many activities that boys can participate in offered through the Las Vegas Area Council. 

Donna Sword - Webmaster  Updated 4/7/2014

Marble Manor Garden Project

 

Commissioner Dishonne Muhammad

Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority

(702) 508-8718

The two new plots for the "Eat to Live Garden Project", at Marble Manor, will be located at 908 & 916 McWilliams. This street is very near MLK Blvd., and Bonanza, in the Marble Manor Public Housing Development. Tentatively, we would like to begin digging, the week of March 30th so that we may get our spring seeds in he ground.

We will need about 15 to 20 boy scouts, to dig out grass, in order to replace it with clean, healthy soil, for our forthcoming healthy crops! With this amount of helping hands, this shouldn't take more than 2-3 hours. We are very excited about this project, and so is the City of Las Vegas! Please let me know if your organization will be able to assist.

Officer Rebecca Mauga

R7210M@LVMPD.COM

Northeast Area Command

Community Oriented Policing

Desk:  828-7962

Greetings Sierra Sunrise coalition,

As you all know we are having a cleanup inside the Sierra Sunrise community in the area of Lake Mead/Hollywood on April 5, 2014.  The cleanup will begin at 9am and end at noon.  After the cleanup we will have a BBQ and talent show from noon to 2pm at Shadow Rock park which is walking distance from the cleanup.  During the BBQ we will have informational booths like the Constables office and Avion Apartments set up.  Mitchell Bryant and Cassio will be handling the logistics of the talent show.  Their last talent show was January 25, 2014 at the Pearson Center off Carey Ave and it was a spectacular event!  Flyers for this event will be sent to everyone very soon.

Many of you are already helping with the cleanup but we could use more volunteers.  We need cleaning supplies like trash bags and gloves still.  If you would like to volunteer or help in any way please email us.  John Blin, Marshall Matthews, and Donna Barrett have been working to organize this event so you can bet it’s going to awesome. 

Spring Celebration & Foster Connection

For more information about the event, call 702-229-8100

 

Please support our clothing drive for foster children in need.

Items needed include gently used t-shirts, shoes, pajamas & jeans (in all sizes toddler to young adult)

 

 

Las Vegas City Council invites you to join Councilman Steve Ross on Saturday April 5th , from noon to 4pm at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs.  

This is a free community celebration and information fair featuring; Foster care/adoption information and presentations

Amusement Rides  *  Farmers Market  * Jump Houses  * Music  * Games

Free Park Entry and all activities 

 

Nevada Council of the Blind

 

Volunteers Needed

How to Volunteer

 

           WHAT:           American Council of the Blind 53rd Conference and Convention

            WHEN:           July 10-20, 2014

            WHERE:         Riviera Hotel and Casino

                                    (Note) use East Entrance to avoid Casino area

                                    2901 Las Vegas Boulevard. Las Vegas, Nevada

            Contact info:   Carol Ann Ewing (info above)

                                    Nevada Council of the Blind Vice President – nvblind.org

                                    Co-Chair NCB Host Committee ACB 2014 – ACB.org

 

To register as a volunteer contact Sally Benjamin, ACB’s Volunteer coordinator at volunteer@acb.org or call her at (866)-846-7380. Information and volunteer registration will be available shortly on our website www.acb.org.

Order Form

Disney on Ice - 100 Years of Magic  Thomas and Mack Center, Las Vegas -- Special offer to Boy Scouts of America -- Las Vegas Area Council

 

Save $7 off each ticket.  Friday, May 2 at 7:00pm
Saturday, May 3 11:30am, 3:00pm, and 7:00pm
Sunday, May 4 1:00pm and 5:00pm

Tickets go on Sale March 8th for scouts, general public tickets go on sale March 22nd.

For more information, please contact Dan Berman at 702-943-1515 x1 or email Dan@GroupTicketsAmerica.com

Coin Collecting Merit Badge Clinic

April 4-6 at the Palace Station

This merit badge clinic is being offered by the Las Vegas Numismatic  Society Coin Show   The show is free to all scouts in Uniform. It will be at the Palace Station.  Here's the link to register and for more information.  If you are interested, please register early so they can plan for the event.

http://ckshows.com/boy%20scouts.htm  This link has the pre-requisites and more information.

 

It's open to all scouting, cub scouts, boy scouts and even girl scouts.  The class is free as long as they are wearing their Class A Uniform.  Please contact Garrett and Claire Ikeda <mr_mrs@sbcglobal.net> for more information.

Jamboree on the Air

Contact Dennis Simon at Kb7utv1@embarqmail.com to schedule an appointment the day of the event.

 

Calling all Scouts with
partials completions 
on Swimming
and Shooting Sports
Merit Badges!


Swimming

First Aid

Lifesaving

Merit Badge Classes

Call Erin Clark at the Municipal Pool 229-6309.  She is a registered Merit Badge Counselor and will help you complete the Swimming Merit Badge.   A small fee for entrance will need to paid.  The new schedule for the Spring Classes is out.  Click here for more information  and pricing.  Registration is available at recreation.lasvegasnevada.gov or in person at the Municipal Pool.

 

Call Dan Lord at Silver State Shooting Sports for completion of shooting sports merit badge.  He is a registered Merit Badge Counselor and will help you complete the merit badge. The Silver State Shooting will provide ammunition and rifle.  There is a small range fee.  He is available the 3rd Thursday at the Clark County Shooting Park.  You must make an appointment for signing off the merit badges.  His email is nrarso@cox.net

 

 


Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services Department are offer classes at the Municipal Pool and the Pavilion Pool.

 Register online at recreation.lasvegasnevada.gov

Sign up Flyer

Any show on open days are FREE for registered scouts and leaders. Contact your district executive or email Amanda

2014 Scout Expo

 

 

Las Vegas Area Council . 7220 South Paradise Road . Las Vegas, NV 89119 . 702-736-4366 . Fax 702-736-0641 upstairs . Fax 702-949-6022 downstairs