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Today's Features

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com

    • A survivors fund has been set up for the families of Gene Hern and Frank Romero. The following are the accounts: Children of Gene Hern, Wells Fargo account number 7040660958 and the widow of Frank Romero, Wells Fargo account number 7040660941.

    • The city of Las Vegas employee union has set up memorial funds for Gene Hern and Frank Romero at the State Employees Credit Union. The Hern account number is 3001582700 and the Romero account is 3001582710.

  • Submitted to the Optic

    Bradley Kanode, M.D., of Las Vegas, successfully completed the requirements to maintain Board Certification in Internal Medicine from the American Board of Internal Medicine last month.

    Although board certification is voluntary, the practice of medicine changes rapidly and it has become essential for doctors to stay current in the diagnosis and treatment of patients in order to provide high quality care, according to a news release from Kanode’s office.

  • UPCOMING & ONGOING
    EL PORVENIR

  • SATURDAY SÁBADO
    • The Missoula Children’s Theatre will present a production of “The Princess and the Pea” at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 16, at Ilfeld Auditorium. Tickets will be sold at the door and are $8 for general admission and $4 for children 12 and under.

    • Movies in the Park, this weeks showing is Finding Nemo starting at dusk on Saturday, July 16 at Carnegie Library Park (weather permitting). Popcorn, drinks and snacks will be for sale by the Friends of the Library

  • Community Calendar

    Friday
    1 p.m. - Fiesta volunteers meeting - Help at Fiesta needed call county manager or county clerk for more information
    Saturday
    9 a.m. - Annual First Fort and Arsenal Tours also at 11a.m., 1p.m., and 3 p.m at Fort Union National Monument
    Sunday
    Noon to 3 p.m - Spaghetti Benefit Dinner - building fund for VFW. Building expansion which will allow for larger community activities - $7 donation adults and $5 for children
    Wednesday

  • We all know that a tiny spark that falls on a very dry forest starts a forest fire, instantly. The recent fires just over the hill from us brought back so many memories of fires here, not all that long ago.

  • TODAY HOY

    • Search and Rescue will meet from 6  to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13, at the Professional Health Care Annex, 1931 Seventh Street, across from the Forest Service Office.

    • 22nd Friendship Caravan to Cuba will visit Las Vegas from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13, at Tapetes de Lana on the Plaza. For more information, call 454-6771.

  • Submitted to the Optic

    Silver Threads has recently completed a one-of-a-kind quilt to be raffled at the People’s Fair in August as a fundraiser for Friends of Carnegie Library.
    For June and July the quilt will be displayed at Community First Bank, Bank of Las Vegas, State Employees Credit Union, the City of Las Vegas city hall, Thread Bear and Carnegie Library.