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Community news briefs for June 6, 2003

Faux marble techniques taught

The Henderson Senior Center, 27 E. Texas Ave., will host a three-part workshop on marble faux finishing from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, and June 17 and 24.

The instructor will teach participants how to create the look of marble by using faux finish techniques on wood. Practice wood will be provided, but participants are encouraged to bring an unfinished wood box, plaque or small shelf to class.

For more information, call 565-6990.

SCORE gives tips on business

The Las Vegas Chapter of Service Corps of Retired Executives will present How to Really Start Your Own Business seminars at 9 a.m. Thursday and on June 28 at the City Centre Building, 400 S. Fourth St., Suite 250A.

SCORE counselors will cover marketing, cash flow, the business plan and a check list for licensing, permits and other requirements.

For directions, more information or to pre-register, call 388-6104.

Drivers invited to try simulators

Join Las Vegas residents and Ride Safe Tour representatives for an opportunity to experience sophisticated electronic driving simulators from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at Superior Tire locations, 5567 S. Rainbow Blvd., and at 4150 Meadows Lane.

During the Ride Safe Tour's visit, drivers can enter a virtual driving world through high-tech simulators, see a rollover simulator that vividly depicts what happens to passengers in a full-size car during a rollover accident when they wear and don't wear their seat belts, and receive personalized safety and maintenance schedules specific to their vehicle make, model and year and personal driving style from the "Vehicle Knowledge" kiosks.

For more information, send E-mail to [email protected] or [email protected]

An information meeting about unique degree opportunities

designed for adult learners will be offered from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at MountainView Hospital, 3100 W. Tenaya Way. A representative of the University of St. Francis will discuss the health care programs. For more information call (800) 735-7500.

A childbirth education

coordinator for Sunrise Hospital's Center for Healthy Families will hold the class, "Dads, You're Special," from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Thursday in the hospital's auditorium, 3186 S. Maryland Parkway. Call, 731-8703.

Dance Charisma will offer

a new Latin themed dance party from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday nights. Call 364-8700.

The first Tropical Paradise Party,

a benefit for the Rape Crisis Center, will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday at Flamingo Las Vegas. Call 385-2153.

Blood drives

These locations will host blood drives next week for United Blood Services, 6930 W. Charleston Blvd.:

Monday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Washington Mutual, 256 E. Lake Mead Parkway.

Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mainor Harris Lawyers, 801 S. Fourth St.; 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Road.

Wednesday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Circus Circus Meeting Room E.

Thursday: 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., Riviera hotel's North Avenue Conference Room.

June 13: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Riviera hotel.

June 14: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Eagle Scout Project, 303 Cholla St., Henderson; 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Bethany Baptist Church, 210 Wyoming St., Boulder City; noon to 4 p.m., Village Square, 9420 W. Sahara Ave.

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