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Design a Grocery Bag to Win at Fresh & Easy

Ten people will win $100 gift cards and one grand winner will get groceries for a year from Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market through the company’s Design-A-Bag contest.

The contest runs now through May 15 for California, Nevada and Arizona residents 13 years and over. They must submit an original design for the next Fresh & Easy reusable bag and a panel of judges will choose 10 finalists – each of whom will receive $100 gift cards for their efforts.

From the top 10, the winner will be selected by a group of customers called “Friends of Fresh & Easy.” The winning design will be made into a reusable bag and sold in all Fresh & Easy stores. The winner will get the grand prize of a year’s supply of groceries.

Whole Foods to Donate Part of Sales to Charity

Whole Foods to Donate Part of Sales to Charity

Whole Foods Market in Henderson announced today that it has selected National Toxic Encephalopathy Foundation as the recipient of its 2011 Whole Foods Market 5% Day.  On Wednesday, May 11, 5 percent of net sales from Whole Foods Market Henderson, located at 100 South Green Valley Parkway, will be donated to the National Toxic Encephalopathy Foundation.

The National Toxic Encephalopathy Foundation is a non-profit organization whose core purposes are to provide education and services to the growing segment of the population who are adversely affected by everyday chemicals and toxins in our environment. 

Cupkates Donating Cupcakes to 12 Military Moms

Cupkates Donating Cupcakes to 12 Military Moms

Cupkates, a Las Vegas-based specialty bakery that delivers door to door, recently announced the opportunity for 12 military moms to win free cupcakes.

Cupkates would like to recognize the many women who raise families while their husbands serve tours in the military. The bakery is looking to make Mother’s Day special for 12 military moms by delivering two dozen mini-cupcakes. To nominate a military mom, send a 100-word summary as well as the nominator’s contact information (name and phone number) to cupkateslv@hotmail.com. Cupkates will choose the 12 military moms to honor.

The company is also offering Mother's Day specials. The Mother’s Day bouquet includes six (6) full-sized cupcakes, five (5) mini-sized cupcakes, four (4) white chocolate-dipped strawberries. Orders can be made with any combination of existing cupcake flavors.

Verizon Adds New Cell Site Near Anthem

Verizon Adds New Cell Site Near Anthem

Wireless calling, text messaging and surfing the Web on the Verizon Wireless high-speed 3G network could be faster in Henderson thanks to a new cell site added in the first quarter of 2011. The site expands 3G wireless coverage and capacity in the surrounding neighborhoods near South Eastern Avenue and Sunridge Heights Parkway.

The company’s ongoing network investment in Nevada now totals more than $590 million, including $76 million in 2010. Since the company was formed, Verizon Wireless has invested more than $65 billion – $5.7 billion on yearly average – to increase the coverage and capacity of its nationwide network and to add new services. 

The network upgrade is part of the company’s ongoing investment to keep improving and strengthening its wireless network.

NV Energy Grants $25,000 to Spread the Word Nevada Literacy Programs

NV Energy Grants $25,000 to Spread the Word Nevada Literacy Programs

NV Energy recently awarded a $25,000 grant to Spread the Word Nevada, a children's literacy nonprofit organization serving low-income children and families in the Las Vegas Valley and Clark County School District.

The grant will allow Spread the Word Nevada to continue providing children's books, family literacy events, and reading mentors to the 23 elementary schools adopted since the organization started in 2001.

"We are grateful for NV Energy’s continued financial support and belief in our children’s literacy programs," said Lisa Habighorst, Executive Director of Spread the Word Nevada. "Our mission of distributing books and promoting reading to the underprivileged children within our communities is so successful due to community partners like NV Energy.

Remodeled Kohl's to Open Friday!

Remodeled Kohl's to Open Friday!

On Friday, the Green Valley Kohl's will be re-opening, debuting a freshly remodeled look! There will be a formal ribbon cutting ceremony in the morning, and shoppers will find specials throughout the store.

Station Casinos Plans to Hire for 1,000 Jobs

LAS VEGAS -- Station Casinos, which has 18 properties around southern Nevada, has announced it plans to fill more than 1,000 positions throughout the company.

About 500 of those positions will be full-time jobs and the rest will be part-time. The majority of the hiring will be done over the next two months and is focused on the company's guest services.

"We know we're in the most competitive gaming market in the world and our guests have a lot of choices when it comes to entertainment, which is why we need to ensure that we earn our guests' loyalty each and every day by providing the best service and value possible," said Kevin Kelley, Chief Operating Officer of Station Casinos.

There are openings at all 18 Station Casino properties, and anyone can apply, even if you don't have casino experience.