Sept. 4, 2013 



YNAPP GRANT REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
Applicants Encouraged To Attend One Of Two Grant Workshops
The city of Las Vegas’ annual Youth Neighborhood Association Partnership Program (YNAPP) grant application process is open now through Nov. 22, 2013. YNAPP offers grants for up to $1,000 for youth to create and implement neighborhood-based service learning projects of their own design. Applicants are encouraged to attend one of two workshops, scheduled for Sept. 25 and Oct. 1 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, located at 495 S. Main St. See all the details here. To register for a workshop, call (702) 229-5406 or e-mail lcampbell@lasvegasnevada.gov.

FREE TENNIS IN SEPTEMBER
Register now for free tennis clinics throughout September at www.ustanevada.com/. Any Southern Nevada child or adult age 3 and older may participate and receive a free USTA-Nevada membership or USTA Junior membership (ages 10 and younger). Tennis clinics will be provided at local participating tennis facilities (free loaner racquet included), including Lorenzi Racquet Club in Lorenzi Park. Call (702) 792-8384 to register or complete a registration form online at www.ustanevada.com/. See the flier.

COFFEE WITH THE COUNCILMAN SEPT. 5
Join me for coffee and conversation on Thursday, Sept. 5, from 9 to 10 a.m. at Starbucks, located at 751 N. Rancho Drive at Bonanza Road. Let's discuss our vision for Ward 5 and what we can do together to achieve those goals. This is a great way to talk with me about exciting events I am planning for this year! There are so many ways to be involved with our community, so join me for a cup of coffee or tea – on me!

FIRST FRIDAY CELEBRATION SEPT. 6
Enjoy the First Friday celebration downtown in the Arts District Sept. 6, 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Go online for all the details.

NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH
The city of Las Vegas is participating in National Preparedness Month in September by offering a variety of ways for the public to receive tips and other important information. See the details on a new television special, free Community Emergency Response Training, new social media resources and the city’s emergency information website and telephone number here.

WARD 5 “ACCESS CITY COUNCIL” TV SHOW
The “Access City Council” television show featuring Ward 5 news, events and opportunities begins airing on KCLV-TV channel 2 Sept. 12. See the broadcast schedule or watch the show online at www.kclv.tv/.

SOUTHERN NEVADA STRONG OPEN HOUSE
Southern Nevada Strong invites you to an open house from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Pearson Community Center, located at 1625 W. Carey Ave. Southern Nevada Strong is a regional planning initiative to better integrate transportation, housing, and job opportunities throughout Southern Nevada. The project is a one-time community project to develop a regional plan to improve the region's economic resilience and competitiveness, and community input is sought. Take part in this open house and participate at the interactive stations while learning how Southern Nevada Strong is working to improve our region. Activities will be available for kids. See the flier.


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Councilman Barlow
Tanya Jackson-Renter

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Councilman Ricki Y. Barlow
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