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Southern Nevada Bicycle Coalition pushing for safety, searching for new members By Ricardo Torres-Cortez Sunday, April 22, 2018 | 2 a.m. To strengthen its advocacy efforts for safer roads for bicyclists, a local nonprofit is holding a sign-up drive, vying to reach 1,500 members in May. Membership to the Southern Nevada...

WINGED HEART AWARDS ADD NEW HONOREE CATEGORY—FIRST RESPONDERS Since 2013, the Clark County Medical Society has honored nurses and health-related nonprofit organizations with its annual Winged Heart Awards. After the community’s heroic response to the events of Oct. 1, CCMS added one more category: first responders. “Our goal is...

Sheriff named Governor’s Philanthropist of the Year Olympia Cos. Southern Highlands Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit organization, has announced that the 2018 recipient of its Governor’s Philanthropist of the Year award is Sheriff Joseph M. Lombardo. Lombardo is being recognized for his three decades of public service in Las...

Coalition donates bikes to needy North Las Vegas students The Southern Nevada Bicycle Coalition on Wednesday donated 20 bicycles and helmets to needy students attending Bruner Elementary School in North Las Vegas. Students were selected after writing a set of winning essays about the importance of healthy...