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Back to school means buying your children all of the items necessary for returning to the classroom: supplies, backpacks, lunchboxes and clothing. Yet, there are families who are not able to afford basic necessities let...

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Dr. Benjamin Rodriguez is known for being one of the top plastic surgeons in Las Vegas. However, the first time I walked into the office of Dr. Rodriguez many years ago, I knew instantly that...

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“Almost 1 billion people across the globe will go to bed hungry tonight, 200 million of them children.” – USAID, 2013 Not every child here in Southern Nevada receives three meals a day.  Due to...

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Vegas Give Camp To Provide Technology Solutions to Local Charities Inaugural Vegas GiveCamp is June 28 – 30, 2013 During the first ever Las Vegas GiveCamp, nineteen Las Vegas charities will receive a tremendous gift: time....

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Poppy Den by Chef Angelo Sosa has partnered with local charities by offering a percentage of every Monday night’s proceeds to a preselected non-for-profit organization.  This weekly event called Meaningful Mondays started in March and...

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Open Those Wallets Nevada and Give Big

April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Today is Nevada’s Big Give and time is ticking away.  From 12:00 am this morning to 11:59pm tonight, you can donate to one of Nevada’s many non-for-profit organizations and charities.  All donations must be monetary...

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Volunteers Rock!

April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

National Volunteer Week is April 21st through April 27th Walking or running for your favorite cause, serving food to the needy, collecting canned goods, making blankets for babies in the NICU, helping a blind child...

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April 13 &14th: Upcoming Weekend Events

April 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Looking for something to do this weekend?  The weather is great and there is so much going on here in the Vegas Valley.  Recess has the 411 on what’s happening. Cadillac Through the Years at...

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Poppy Den is a Staff Pick by Recess Contributors and my new personal favorite.  Since it’s grand opening this past New Year’s Eve, I’ve frequented this hot new restaurant as my first choice for lunch...

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Helping Women One Suit at a Time

March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Springtime in Paris Champagne Luncheon to Benefit Dress for Success Southern Nevada Dress for Success Southern Nevada is a local non-profit established in 2009 to help disadvantaged women entering the workforce.  The organization, which only...

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