Sept. 11, 2013 



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/.

GOOD HEALTH TOWN HALL SATURDAY
Join me Saturday, Sept. 14, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a Good Health Town Hall with Nevada Congressman Steven Horsford and Congresswoman Donna Christensen, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Health Braintrust. The day will include free breakfast and lunch, free health screenings, a community health fair, entertainment for the whole family and an opportunity to learn about the Affordable Care Act and what it means for you. It all takes place at Canyon Springs High School, 350 E. Alexander Road. See the flier. For more information, call (702) 802-4500 or go online.

NEVADA HEALTH LINK
The new healthcare law requires all of us to have health insurance by 2014. Nevada Health Link, sponsored by the State of Nevada, can help you find a state-approved health insurance plan that fits your needs and budget. See the flier in English and Spanish.

COMMUNITY GARDEN NEWS
“City Beat” on KCLV-TV Channel 2, the city’s government access channel, features a story on the Vegas Roots community garden that begins airing Sept. 14. The city of Las Vegas offers opportunities for community gardening at several city locations, including the Doolittle Community Center Community Garden, Lieburn Senior Center and Centennial Hills Active Adult Center. Las Vegas was recently named No. 2 in a “Best Cities for Urban Gardening” blog article by DIVYA online.    

VEGAS IS GOING GREEN!
We are going green and want to know how you are too! Are you using solar in your home? Do you carpool? Do you do something creative with your recyclables? Then we want to hear it. Use #Vegasgoesgreen in your online conversation to let us know. To learn more about recycling, solar energy and more, check out www.lasvegasnevada.gov/sustaininglasvegas.

GREEK FOOD FESTIVAL SEPT. 27-29
I hope you will take time to enjoy the Greek Food Festival Sept. 27-29! Enjoy live music and dancing, Greek cuisine and community vendors. See the flier for details or visit online.


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