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Seen on Scene: At the Heart of the Community

Jim and Kathy Calhoun of Boulder City were honored Saturday as recipients of the ninth annual Heart of the Community award presented by the Boulder City Hospital Foundation.

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Teresa and Michael Giroux, last year’s recipients of Boulder City Hospital Foundation’s Heart of the Community award, were on hand to recognize this year’s honorees at the annual gala fundraiser held Saturday at Boulder Creek Golf Club.

Salome Jarvis, activities director for the long term care center at Boulder City Hospital, was presented with the Medical Professional of the Year award. She has been at the center since September 1993.

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Chet Buchanan, host of his own show on 98.5 KLUC, served as auctioneer at Boulder City Hospital Foundation’s Heart of the Community Gala on Saturday. The event raised more than $110,000, some of which was designated for a harness system for the physical therapy department.

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Marvin and Francyl Gawryn were among those who attended Boulder City Hospital Foundation’s annual fundraiser, the Heart of the Community, on Saturday at Boulder Creek Golf Club.

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Enjoying a chance to visit and help Boulder City Hospital at its foundation’s annual Heart of the Community gala were, from left, Priscilla Runion, Bret Runion, Wanye Laska, Catherine Laska and Cokie Booth. The event was held Saturday at Boulder Creek Golf Club.

By Hali Bernstein Saylor

Boulder City Review

Cool down your home with hot-weather tips

It’s that time of year again when triple digits fill the week’s weather forecast. We know with rising temperatures come rising utility bills (often accompanied by rising blood pressure, yikes).

A popular Eagle tradition

The annual Boulder City High School Grad Walk was held this past Friday.

May the Fourth Be With You (a day early)

LEFT: Sophomore Delaney Loeslein gets some assistance during the class challenge of Hungry, Hungry Hippo at Friday’s BCHS year-end assembly.

DIY could be more costly and risky than DIFM

Back in the days of my home-show appearances, attendees would often ask me the same kind of question—“Do you think I could renovate my own bathroom (kitchen, bedroom…)?” To which I would always answer, “Do you know how to replace a light switch?” That would always make them chuckle.

Therapy dogs make testing ‘stress free’ at King Elementary

Test anxiety is a common concern for teachers, parents, and students, especially this time of year for King students as they prepare to take the state test for the first time.

Statehouse daughter heads services to veterans

It’s not out of the ordinary for journalists to sometimes leave the profession and try something new. Especially when they feel a family connection urging them to enter into a divergent field of employment. That’s what happened to one local individual.

Howard turns passion into full-time job

For many self-published authors, the passion to put words on a page ends up being a hobby they do when everyday life frees up a few minutes here and there to do so.

BCHS gearing up for spring play

Spring is in the air and life is abuzz in the Boulder City High School Theatre Department. While residents all over town are packing their winter clothes and embarking on spring cleaning projects; students in the drama department are collaborating on their spring performance of “Yard Sale” by Tim Kelly.

Andrew Mitchell Elementary goes beyond 7 Habits

As a Leader In Me School, Mitchell Elementary frequently refers to the 7 Habits. As a matter of fact, each day at our morning ceremony, students and staff recite our mission statement, which refers specifically to the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.