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Relief From Rotary

Sunrise Rotary Board members Harold Begley, far left, and Jeff Breeden present a $2,000 check on behalf of the club to Emergency Aid representatives Sue McCullough and Marilyn Phillips. The money will be used to provide food and help those in need during this holiday season.

Community briefs

Community blood drive scheduled for today

Chili cook-offs bring in $1,500 for Emergency Aid

The Hacienda Hotel and Casino hosted two chili cook-offs during the Thanksgiving weekend, raising more than $1,570 for Emergency Aid of Boulder City.

Senior Center

Hours of operation: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday to Friday at 813 Arizona St., 702-293-3320.

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High school fall carnival to be held today

Volunteers feted at Lend A Hand anniversary celebration

Nov. 14 was recognized as Lend A Hand Day by Mayor Roger Tobler in a proclamation presented at the organization’s 24th annual dinner honoring volunteers. Peggy Leavitt, a board member and city councilwoman, made the presentation.

Psychiatric treatment center holds open house

The new home of Boulder City Hospital’s Partial Hospitalization Program at 999 Adams Blvd. was officially christened with an open house Nov. 12.

No need to fertilize bougainvillea

QBefore the first freeze in Las Vegas what should I feed my bougainvillea? I have three plants, all in the ground. They are 6 years old and I wrap their bases before the freeze. They always come back come March and bloom beautifully August through October.

BC art festival pays tribute to late founder

The ninth annual Boulder City Art Guild Winter Art Fest, Nov. 9-10, was a celebration of its founder and guiding spirit, Aileen Dike, who died Oct. 14 at the age of 90. The “Winterfest,” as Dike called it, was her idea and continued year after year through her efforts and attention to every detail.

Community Briefs

Canned food drive to help Emergency Aid

Pomegranate rind, skin can vary in color

Q: I planted a pomegranate tree two years ago and this year it produced six fruits. One was of decent size while the others were on the small side. When the large one split, I picked it only to find the inside was light pink. The seeds were well-developed but not the expected red color. What can I do to improve the fruit on this tree?

McKeeversville settlement topic of 31ers luncheon

Nearly everywhere you look in the downtown area these days, there are reminders of why Boulder City came into being — statues, bus stop shelters, murals, even the dam-shaped electronic billboard at Nevada Way and Buchanan Boulevard.

Senior Calendar

Hours of operation: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday to Friday at 813 Arizona St. Call 702-293-3320.

Pet of the Week

This week we would like to feature Sheeba in Pet of the Week.

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