As we approach the anniversary of 1 October, Las Vegas Newswire is publishing a calendar of healing events as a service to the community. To submit an event for consideration, please click here.
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Clark County Poet Laureate Heather Lang-Cassera and local poets Jennifer Battisti, Elizabeth Quiñones-Zaldaña and Emilee Wirshing will perform a free reading exploring the strength of the Las Vegas community in the aftermath of the 1 October 2017 event.Find out more »
On Sept. 22, 2019, from 9 am to 4 pm, Vitalant is hosting a blood drive in the Conference Center of the JW Marriott in Summerlin.Find out more »
Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican, Southern Nevada’s only not-for-profit, faith-based hospital system, carries forward this years-long tradition as part of its healing ministry which began in Henderson in 1947. Southern Nevada First Responders are invited to a non-denominational blessing on the Feast of Saint Michael, the patron saint of all those who defend the community. The blessing is open to all faiths. As First Responders pass through the Ambulance Bay at the San Martín Campus, Adrian Dominican Sisters, priests, chaplains, and…Find out more »
One year after the October 1, 2017, tragedy in Las Vegas, a number of custom quilts were donated and raffled off to survivors to provide comfort. The 2018 quilt raffle was so popular, the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center brought the idea back for 2019. Survivors of 1 October can not only enter a raffle to receive a quilt, but are also invited to attend the "Meet the Quilters" event on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 2-4 p.m. The tea party themed…Find out more »
We proved in 2017 that strength is in numbers and that our community is more than Vegas Strong! It is Vegas Proud and Vegas Great!! As we come together again for this annual event, we will commemorate the second anniversary of One October and remember those who lost their lives. We will run and walk in their memory and in honor of the survivors and the first responders. We will never forget!Find out more »