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Community briefs for Oct. 17, 2003

Memory Walk set at Hills Park

The Alzheimer's Association 2003 Las Vegas Memory Walk will be held from 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at Hills Park, 9100 Hillpointe Drive in Summerlin.

The 1-mile Fun Walk and 3K Walk event helping those battling Alzheimer's disease will feature entertainment, Kids Zone, Pet Zone, food and entertainment.

Call Donna Glasgow at 248-2770.

Pharmacy college hosting fund-raiser

The Nevada College of Pharmacy is holding its second annual fund-raising event from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday at the Monte Carlo.

The college is a private, non-for-profit institution that specializes in preparing students to provide pharmaceutical care. The college offers a three-year program resulting in the doctor of pharmacy degree.

All proceeds from the event will be used for student scholarships, educational materials for the on-site library, student programs and other learning resources for the Nevada College of Pharmacy.

Call 968-2020.

Icehouse kicks off benefit for ALS

The Icehouse Lounge will host a Walk to dfeet ALS kick-off fund-raiser from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at 650 S. Main St.

Each $5 donation to ALS includes a raffle ticket for door prizes, appetizers and entertainment.

Call 315-2570.

The Walk to dfeet ALS is scheduled Saturday at Police Memorial Park, West Cheyenne Avenue and Hualapai Way. Registration tables open at 10 a.m.. Dedication of the park begins at 11 a.m. followed by opening ceremonies for the walk, hosted by Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman.

An awards ceremony will follow the walk, along with music by the band Stuck in Reverse and a buffet.

Exhibitions highlight park grand opening

Grand opening activities are scheduled for Anthem Hills Park from 11 am. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 2256 Reunion Drive, Henderson.

Saturday's activities for the public include trick skate demonstrations from professional skateboarders, a skateboard safety clinic, roller hockey exhibitions, live local bands, exhibition softball games, a 100-foot obstacle course and carnival games.

T.J. Lavin, pro BMX rider and X Games three-time gold medal winner, will be on hand to sign autographs for park visitors.

The festivities also include free prizes and commemorative giveaways, vendors displaying various recreation-type products, and food and beverage sales.

Call 267-4035.

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