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to a commission, which studies the ever-changing roles and influences of women in society in order to recommend appropriate legislation. Through December 2020, you can purchase the plate for $25 and show your support. A father and son duo from North Las Vegas are raising money by selling custom greeting cards — funds will support front line workers who are directly facing the COVID-19 crisis every day. Nine-year-old Zakariyus Ford and his father, Derek Ford, are using Derek’s company Haha Cards to create uplifting, touching, and often hilarious card designs themed around the pandemic and the services of front line workers like medical professionals and grocery store employees. The proceeds are being used to purchase personal protective equipment (PPE) for workers, and the cards themselves bring a little bit of light and laughter to an otherwise overwhelming time. What are some of your favorite feel- good stories lately? We’d love to hear all about them!
Members of our Southern Nevada community are creating some uplifting moments in the face of a world that’s been full of bad news. Here are some of our favorite feel-good local stories that are still going on through this month and beyond. The Wynn Las Vegas hotel has partnered with Tenaya Creek Brewery to craft a brand-new beer and will donate all proceeds to charity. The new premium lager is called the Singing Frog, and the revenues from every purchase will go directly to Three Square Food Bank. As Southern Nevada’s only food bank, Three Square is eager and appreciative of all the support as it continues providing for families in need during these stressful times. Through Nov. 30, you can purchase the refreshingly malty Singing Frog beer exclusively at the Wynn hotel or the Tenaya Creek taproom in Downtown Las Vegas. The state of Nevada is releasing a brand- new specialty license plate to commemorate the centennial anniversary of the women’s suffrage movement. In solidarity with the Nevada Commission for Women, these specialty plates are decorated with purple, white, gold, and also feature a suffragette with a sash reading “Votes for Women.” All proceeds for each license purchase will go
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THANK YOU TO OUR GOLDEN KNIGHTS
It’s no secret to any Vegas Golden Knights fans by now that — after a season of more
ups, downs, starts, and stops than anyone could have anticipated — our Knights were knocked out of the Western Conference playoffs after an overtime loss to the Dallas Stars in Game 5. We’ve had our time to mourn the defeat, which means now it’s time to say thank you. Thank you to the VGK for giving us another season to continue cheering for even when the world was turned upside down. Thank you for being willing to spend 51 days in a quarantine bubble in Edmonton, Canada,
during the playoffs. And thank you for fighting valiantly for a title we all wanted, even though we couldn’t all be there to help you win it. We are so proud of the Vegas Golden Knights for making it as far as they did this crazy season. Now it’s time to start gearing up for the next one!
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