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“Partners for Such a Time as This Partnership Conference” hosted by Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco.

June 28, 2011 by  
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The White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships works to build bridges between the federal government and nonprofit organizations, both secular and faith-based, to better serve Americans in need.The Office advances this work through 10 Agency Centers across government and a Strategic Advisor at the Corporation for National and Community Service. The Department of […]

AT&T Pioneers help give back to the community

June 28, 2011 by  
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Most of us associate AT&T with our cell phone service and wireless Internet connections. But in Las Vegas, the telecommunications giant also sponsors AT&T Pioneers — an independent non-profit organization that provides AT&T employees, their friends and family members with opportunities to give back to the community. “Recently, another subsidiary of our company, called AT&T […]


As the days and years go by, we watch our children grow into the men and women they will soon become.

Sanaa LATHAN – Acting her best!

In the eyes of many, Sanaa Lathan first entered the hearts of movie audiences opposite Omar Epps in the 2000 romantic drama “Love & Basketball,” but her dynamic acting career has actually unfolded over 17 years of virtually nonstop work alongside a who’s who of A-listers on the silver screen

Janice Bryant Howroyd – CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF ACT 1 GROUP

June 28, 2011 by  
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More than 3,000 women convened in Las Vegas recently for the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council convention. There, such keynote speakers as Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh and CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien touched on the challenges and triumphs of business in the 21st century. One of the most highly anticipated presenters was Janice Bryant Howroyd, chairman and CEO of Act 1 Group

AFRIKA SOUL CIRCUS comes to Las Vegas

June 28, 2011 by  
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It all began in Toledo, Ohio for a 12-year-old boy who was treated to an afternoon at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Tim Perkins remembers being mesmerized when the King Charles unicycle troupe hit the circus floor.

MARY WILSON – Original Supreme shares how life has been good to her

It was a 1950s middle school talent show that began the journey for a 12-year-old girl from the Detroit projects, which was soon parlayed into a magical musical career for Mary Wilson, original member of the world-famous Supremes.

FOOD FOR THE SOUL – SUMMER SEASON – Tomatoes on the vine

June 28, 2011 by  
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The word this month is tomato: Beefsteak, Cherry, Plum, Grape, Roma, Campari, Heirloom, and let’s not forget Green. By CHEF BEVERLY LEE

Nevada’s Miss Plus America Pageant inspires women

Featuring three categories of competition — Mrs., Miss and Ms. — the Nevada State Miss Plus America Pageant is held every year in Las Vegas, celebrating plus-size women who compete for the local title and then proceed to a national competition.

IN THE COMMUNITY with Charles Tureaud – Seafood Gumbo Fridays at Jimmy’s Market

June 28, 2011 by  
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Seafood Gumbo Fridays at Jimmy’s Market

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