Hand holding pencilLifeStories Nevada, a four-week memoir-writing workshop, has added a May series of classes in Henderson at the Heritage Park Senior Facility.  LifeStories Nevada is a program of Cooperative Extension that helps older adults record their life stories for themselves and future generations.

In the weekly classes, instructors aid would-be memoirists sort through their memories and organize how they want to tell their story. Participants share stories with each other, a process that often sparks new memories, and they provide positive feedback to one another. For more information, click here!

Chefs for Kids logoThe Chefs for Kids (CFK) Dinner and Auction is Saturday, April 28, 2012, at Paris Las Vegas. The evening honors Dave Courvoisier for his ongoing support of the program.

The gala evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with a reception and silent auction.  Paula Francis, KLAS-TV anchor, is Mistress of Ceremonies. A gourmet dinner, prepared under the supervision of Chef Sherman Branick, is served at 7 p.m. with Christian Kolberg conducting the live auction. The evening continues with dancing to the music of Harbor Lights.

For details and ticket information, click here!

Cook Book With HatJoin Cooperative Extension at the Cambridge Community Center (3900 Cambridge St, 89119) this spring for a series of classes ranging from nutrition education to a stay in school program.

The Healthy and Delicious Cooking (Cocinando Delicioso y Saludable) series is scheduled each Monday beginning April 9 through May 14 at 9:30 a.m. The free, interactive classes teach ways to modify favorite- family recipes for better health. Participants will have an opportunity to taste and share favorite family recipes. The classes will be taught in both English and in Spanish.

The Together for a Better Education (Juntos) program series has several sessions to pick from.Together for a Better Education Logo Information will be available about the school system in Clark County.  Participants will receive the tools necessary to help their child finish high school and start a college career.

For class times and registration information, click here!


Chefs for Kids logoMake plans now to ring in the new year with the largest chef’s run ever done! The Chefs for Kids 5K Run/1 Mile Fun Walk is scheduled for Saturday, January 21, 2012. Each runner/walker receives a chef’s coat and hat and goodie bag. Plus, for the first time ever, participants receive a pancake breakfast! The start time is 9:00 a.m. at Wayne Bunker Family Park (7351 West Alexander Road, LV 89129).

Las Vegas Track Club (LVTC) will provide race bibs and computerized timing. Trophies will be awarded for the 5K for the top three overall male and female runners, plaques for the top three (50+) male and female runners and certificates for the top three male and female runners in each age category. Age categories begin at 12 and under through 80+.

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Chefs for Kids logoThe first annual Chefs for Kids (CFK) golf tournament will be held at Painted Desert Golf Course on Sunday, October 23.  Cooperative Extension’s Chefs for Kids program is a joint effort of the American Culinary Federation Chefs of Las Vegas and Cooperative Extension.  Chefs for Kids, Inc. is a 501(c)3 organization, committed to eliminating malnutrition and hunger in children through education and awareness.  The tournament is being sponsored by the BrownBlankfeld Group.

Early registration for the Tournament is $100 per player prior to October 13 ($110 after). The format is a four-person scramble. You can pick your own team, or you will be assigned to a team. The fee includes greens fee, cart, range balls, luncheon following, snacks on several holes and a team photo. Awards for winning team, longest drive and closest to the pin on par 3 will be presented.

The deadline to register is October 17. To register or for questions, click here!

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