Residents are invited to join the Las Vegas City Council, Clark County and a number of local organizations for Earth Fair 2009 beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 25, at various Wal-Mart locations throughout the valley. Residents will learn more about protecting our earth, have the opportunity to take part in recycling and shredding, and receive tips from various community vendors on how to go green.
The event will take place at the following Wal-Mart locations:
Ward 1 Councilwoman Lois Tarkanian
4505 West Charleston Blvd.
Ward 2 Councilman Steve Wolfson
News/Talk 720 AM KDWN
7200 Arroyo Cross Parkway
Ward 5 Councilman Ricki Y. Barlow
1807 West Craig Road
Clark County Commissioner Larry Brown
104.3 Coyote Country
3041 North Rainbow Blvd.
790 AM Country Legends
5198 Boulder Highway
Event sponsors include the city of Las Vegas, Clark County, Wal-Mart, Republic Services, NV Energy, Liquid Stucco, CINTAS, 790 AM Country Legends KBET, Talk 720 AM KDWN, Fresh 102.7, 96.3 KKLZ and 104.3 Coyote Country. For more information, call 229-4645.
Las Vegas is a leader in protecting the environment and sustainability and was named the American City of the Year by the World Leadership Forum in London in December 2007, largely because of its commitment to alternative fuels and sustainability. Sustainability is one of the city’s main initiatives. The city defines sustainability as meeting the needs of the present without compromising the needs of future generations.