IN THE COMMUNITY – DECEMBER 2016
“The 16th Annual Las Vegas Taste & Sounds of Soul Festival and Las Vegas Black Image Magazine Honors was a tremendous success. We like to thank our participating sponsors that include: Channel 13; Southern Glaziers Wine & Spirits; MGM International Resorts; Martell Cognac; Wells Fargo; Caesars Entertainment; Southern Nevada Water Authority; KCEP 88.1 FM; Fremont [...]
Las Vegas resident Ed Weathers recently hosted his 7th Annual Las Vegas Couples Retreat. Typically held around Valentine’s Day, the annual event is usually held in Mount Charleston, Nevada or Duck Creek, Utah. This year, the couples went to Duck Creek Village — and had a wonderful time in the snow.
Buffalo Soldiers Inc. members recently attended a meet-and-greet hosted by localLas Vegas McDonald’s owner-operator EvaMartin. Families brought their children tolearn more about these historic veterans,enjoy informative and entertaining reenactments,and much more.
Gerome Sapp tackles the business world. A lot of things can happen in life to change your course or put you on the path to your true calling. For Houston native Gerome Sapp, it was being an All- American high school football star — the number-one player in his state — and earning a full [...]
The members of Kappa Alpha Psi know a thing or two about remembering history, and Capucine Holmes finds how out they keep their legacy alive. BY CAPUCINE HOLMES It was history in the making for Kappa Alpha Psi, as members of the fraternity marked Founders Day Weekend with celebrations and community service to honored their [...]
The Role of Calories in the Body What’s your ideal caloric intake? It’s your preferred body weight x 10 plus 30% if you exercise daily. For women, it’s between 1,000-1,600. To shed weight, you must reduce your calories or exercise more. A negative balance forces your body to burn its reserve fuel, which is fat. [...]
Taking care of our health in the new year
BY LOUIE OVERSTREET My assessment about life often being tough does not reflect on any religious belief, state of being, or based on health issues one may suffer; but rather the poor folks in the land of plenty being ignorant or in a state of denial as to what is the cause of their lot in [...]
Emotions are absolute. They wash over us unexpectedly, triggering our brains to feel a certain way about experiences or encounters in our lives. But there is one emotion — joy — that we most desire. Joy is the result of experiencing something value highly. The positive value you place on love, family, friends, God and [...]