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Mountain of Support

Victoria Mason, left, and Councilwoman Peggy Leavitt accepted a $2,500 donation from Justin Hawkins of Con Edison Development, Copper Mountain Solar, for its Meals on Wheels program Friday, June 7. Leavitt, a former member of the senior center’s board of directors, continues to facilitate donations for the nonprofit.

Senior Center, June 13

Hours of operation: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday at 813 Arizona St., 702-293-3320. Visit the center’s website at www.seniorcenterbouldercity.org.

Free Fishing Day activities scheduled

This Saturday, June 8, Nevada wildlife organizations are holding their yearly Free Fishing Day at locations throughout the state, including Veterans’ Memorial Park in Boulder City.

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Chocolate truffle needs only three ingredients

Now that my local farmers market is open for the summer, my teenaged son goes every week. He’s especially fond of an artisanal chocolatier who makes delectable chocolate truffles. The chocolates come in four varieties, and he buys one of each and savors them all week long. I was floored to find he’s been paying $2.50 for about an ounce of chocolate. That’s a $10 a week chocolate habit.

Seen on Scene: At Superhero Saturday

Leo ra Rose, 5, of Boulder City tries her hand at drawing a genie and other cartoon characters during Superhero Saturday at Boulder City Library on Saturday, June 1.

Game to Help Children

Laura Leach, center, congratulates Roberto Andrade, left, and Tim Lynch, who won the 2019 Dan Leach Memorial Invitational Horseshoe Tournament played Memorial Day weekend in Boulder City. The 2019 event raised $1,600 for the Dan Leach Memorial Fund, a nonprofit organization that helps pay for children to participate in sports, dance, extracurricular classes and other activities. It continues the efforts of the late Dan Leach, a Metropolitan Police Department corrections officer who was dedicated to helping children before he was killed in an accident in 2009.

Favorites for All

Second-graders in Azure Quinlan’s class at Mitchell Elementary School collected food donations for Emergency Aid of Boulder City; the project helps students become aware that there may be fellow students who may go without food. They collected kid favorites such as macaroni and cheese and canned pasta and donated 1,200 food items.

Community Briefs, June 6

Story sessions, children’s activities on tap at library

Senior Center, June 6

Hours of operation: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday at 813 Arizona St., 702-293-3320. Visit the center’s website at www.seniorcenterbouldercity.org.

Memorial honors veteran who had no family at burial 20-plus years ago

On the eve of Memorial Day, a time set aside to remember those who died serving their country, a World War II and Korean War veteran was honored with a memorial service more than 20 years after she died.

Business at Home: For Booth, small acts have big impact

Giving in small ways that can have a big impact; that’s what longtime resident and business owner Cokie Booth does in her spare time.

 
Seen on Scene: At the Best Dam Barbecue Challenge

Larry Archuleta, left, chairman of the Best Dam Barbecue Challenge presented by the Rotary Club of Boulder City, presented the grand champion trophy to Jerry and Lupe Aguilar of Corona, Calif. Their team, Burnin’ and Lootin’, took the top prize as well as second place in ribs and third place in brisket.