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Archive for November, 2010

Thank you to all who came to support us last weekend! We had a great time, made a lot of new friends, and harvested 60 pounds of pomegranates! Thank you Angels! I feel honored to have been a panelist on the CSN Green Tech Festival’s Inaugural event, and so special Thanks go out to angel Sally Billings for suggesting me for that event. Thank you so much!!

Here are the upcoming events for the rest of November! Please come attend any that you are able! Please tell all your friends, too! We are trying to raise funds to get Bessie the truck back to full function again, she needs some work and new tires. So please donate and be as generous as you can. Thanks!

Saturday, 13 November 9 am – 1 pm New Garden Club Garden Build-Out

This event is in Henderson near Lake Mead and Boulder Highway, at our NEW Garden Club Garden site. We will be working with the children of Garden Club, and Children are welcome to attend. We will be building the garden(please bring power tools, if you’ve got them, and label them clearly), and transplanting in the seedling nursery, so please come and join us! RSVP for the address.

Wedensday, 17 November 4-5 pm Garden Club at Whitney Recreation Center with Golden Key International Honor Society

Golden Key will again increase the literacy aspect of Garden Club and we will be working with Pomegranates (the children’s favorite). Bring your juicer if you have one, and wear clothes you can get messy! We’ll be having a red-messy-fun-time! Children are welcome at all garden club events, so come join us! Whitney Recreation is located at 5712 E. Missouri Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89122. See you there!

Saturday 20 November 9 am – 1 pm New Vista Garden of Project AngelFaces

This event will be working to continue the expansion of New Vista’s garden and garden program. We will be working with power tools (bring ’em if you’ve got ’em, and label them clearly), hand tools, and the like to continue work on the irrigation system, build the compost bin system, and also transplant some plants into some of the planters. This is also a fundraiser for  Bessie, so please bring any generous donation you are able to this event! We’ll be having loads of fun, and I hope to see you there! New Vista Ranch is located at 7875 N. Rainbow Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89131. Please RSVP for directions and any questions you may have.

I am looking forward to all this fun with you, Angels, and I hope to see a whole bunch of you Host of Angels in the next couple of weeks! RSVP and let me know you’re coming!

Light and Gratitude–

Rhonda K.

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HELLO ANGELS!

I hope that you all enjoyed your holiday, and find yourselves relaxed and well rested. This weekend is going to be a busy one, but the more work we do, the more we will be helping The Valley’s elders and youth—so let’s start this weekend off strong! Below you will find the events going on with Project AngelFaces on November 6th and 7th.

Saturday, November 6: Green Tech Festival @ CSN Charleston

The College of Southern Nevada is hosting their CSN Green Tech Festival, and Project AngelFaces will be lucky enough to to present on a panel! The CSN event will take place from 9 am-4 pm at the Charleston Campus of CSN in building K. The panel AngelFaces is on, “Green Living and Everyday Life,” will be from 9 am to 11 am. Come out to see us and learn more ways to be green!

Sunday, November 7: Fruit Harvest

Project AngelFaces will be hosting yet another Neighborhood Fruit Harvest! We will start our harvest party at 9 am near the 95 and the 215, in the far northwest side of town, harvesting pomegranates. After that we will harvest Fuji apples near the 215 and LoneMountain.  The last property that we will harvest, pomegranates,  is around the Sahara and Maryland part of town. Please come out and help us harvest! Children over the age of 8 are welcome, so bring the kids along for a day of fun outdoors! RSVP for specific addresses to harvest sites, and please wear long sleeves.

Sunday, November 7: Composting for Silverman Triathalon

For this event, I will need 5-10 of you strong Angels (with no physical inhibitions) to help provide compost services to the Silverman Triathlon. Volunteers need to arrive at 5 pm at the Henderson Pavillion on Green Valley Parkway at Paseo Verde to assist in loading the compost collection bins into our truck. From there, 3 volunteers are needed to travel across the valley with me to New Vista Ranch to help with the unload. From load up to unload should take about one hour. We will wrap up by sundown.

Thanks in advance, Angels! If you have any questions or would like to help out at one of these events, feel free to contact me via phone or email. I’ll be looking forward to seeing you all!

Light and gratitude

—Rhonda K.

(702) 460-9261

rhondak@projectangelfaces.org

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