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495 S. Main St., 89101
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Ward 5 is home to many iconic areas such as the historic West Las Vegas neighborhood, Lorenzi Park and the renovated Historic Westside School, which was completed in August 2016.

Councilman Cedric Crear represents Ward 5. He won the March 27, 2018, Special Election to complete the council term that ends in 2019. He then won reelection to a full four-year-term in the April, 2019 election. Councilman Crear has a deep passion for the Las Vegas community and describes his style as one who, “leads by example.”

Councilman Crear earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Howard University in Washington, D.C., where he received a tennis scholarship. He was also captain of the team for three years and a two-time conference champion.

Councilman Crear previously worked for Station Casinos as a marketing director, where he proved himself a capable leader while working at the company's most elite properties. Since then, he has gone on to found Crear Creative Group, which provides full-service marketing, advertising and consulting solutions to regional and global businesses. Councilman Crear has served as president of the company since it was founded in 2010, and serves as president of Crear Outdoor Advertising. Currently he serves on the board of the Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition.

Most recently, Councilman Crear served on the Board of Regents for the Nevada System of Higher Education. He was first elected in 2006, and was re-elected in 2012 as the representative for District 1 in Clark County. He served as chair of the Cultural Diversity and Title IX Compliance Committee and vice chair of the Business, Finance and Facilities and Investment Committees.

Additionally, in 2015, Councilman Crear was appointed as a Las Vegas Planning Commissioner. Councilman Crear also served as a board member of The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, and chair of the Southern Nevada Chapter of the American Red Cross. He also serves on the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority and the Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition.

Cedric and his wife Keiba have been married for 23 years and are parents of two daughters, Hagan and Kennedy, and reside in West Las Vegas.

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Upcoming Events

Inaugural Armed Forces Chamber Egg Hunt

Saturday, Apr. 20, 10 a.m. to noon

Historic Westside School, 330 W. Washington Ave.

Bring the family to enjoy candy, eggs, games, and music by KCEP Power88 Radio. Call 702-229-5443 for more details.

Ward 5 Community Conversations

Thursday, Apr. 25, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Open to the public.
Tenaya Creek Brewery, 831 W. Bonanza Road
Discuss matters that are important to you with Councilman Cedric Crear. For more information, call 702-229-5443.

Riding With Councilman Cedric Crear - Martin L. King Jr. Boulevard

Monday, Apr. 29, 4 - 6 p.m.
Join the Councilman on the bus!  Councilman Crear would like to hear about your Ward 5 transportation priorities on Route 105 - Martin L. King Jr. Boulevard. This route originates from the Bonneville Transit Center, 101 E. Bonneville Ave.

National Law Day Ask-A-Lawyer Event

Wednesday, May. 1, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Free and open to adults only. Do not bring children to a consultation.
Doolittle Community Center, 1950 N. J St.
Legal Aid Center, pro bono and other nonprofit and public service attorneys will be available for a 15-30-minute consultation with unrepresented individuals needing legal advice. Appointments strongly suggested. Register online at www.lacsn.org/aalevent or by calling 702-386-1070, ext. 1421. Walk-in will be seen if possible, but priority will be given to those who pre-registered. See the flier for areas of practice. 

Construction Career Showcase

Tuesday, May. 7, 3 to 7 p-.m.

Free and open to the public.
Pavilions at World Market Center, 209 S. Grand Central Parkway.
The public is invited to learn about new construction jobs for projects downtown, like The Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas and the new Municipal Courthouse. The event is co-hosted by Councilman Cedric Crear, Ward 5 Works and the city of Las Vegas Redevelopment Agency. Partners who will be present at the showcase include One Stop Career Center, the Nevada Department of Employment Training and Rehabilitation, the PENTA Building Group and Martin-Harris Construction. Register at www.nvcareercenter.org/events/showcase2019 or call 702.229.5277 for additional information.

Mother's Day Jeans & Bling Brunch & Tea Party (ages 50+)

Thursday, May. 9, 11 a.m.

Cost: $8 per person; non-refundable, non-transferable. Advance registration required by May 7. 
Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J St., 702-229-6125.
Wear your jeans and bling it up with your favorite accessories and tea party hat. Bring your favorite tea cup and enjoy various teas, finger foods and great music with your neighbors! See the flier.

90-Plus Banquet

Thursday, May. 16, 3 to 5 p.m.

Free for nonagenarians and their guest.
East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., 702-229-1515.

We honor and celebrate the lives of those individuals who have achieved 90 years of age or more. Admission is limited and by invitation only. If you or someone you know is at least 90 years old, please call 702-229-1515 to receive an invitation. Each nonagenarian is invited to bring one guest. Must R.S.V.P. no later than May 1. Participants will enjoy a night in the Old West, with entertainment provided by "Mamas Wranglers." See the flier.

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