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OCTOBER 2014
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Desert Companion 'Focus on Nevada' Photo Showcase On Tour

DC on Tour Earlier this year Desert Companion held its 2nd Annual 'Focus on Nevada' photo contest and published noted entries in its June 2014 issue. Amazingly beautiful photography of Southern Nevada including people, places, abstracts and even photos taken with smartphones were submitted. The response to the eye-catching photography was so positive that we are taking it on the road.

From now until November 1, you can check out the stunning photography at various Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf locations throughout the valley.

Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf:
Town Square
6599 Las Vegas Blvd. South

Town Center
3645 S. Town Center Drive

Patrick
6115 S Rainbow Blvd Suite 101

Sahara
9091 W. Sahara Avenue

Starting November 7, we will be at the Green Valley Library!

Interested in submitting your photos in our next 'Focus on Nevada' photo contest? Well, get shooting! We will be accepting entries starting early next year, 2015.

#FocusOnNevada
Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf



Desert Companion Issue Party:
Top Lawyers 2014

Top Lawyer Issue PartyWhen:October 28, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Downtown Summerlin

The details:

Join us as we honor the 2014 Top Lawyers of Southern Nevada as featured in the October issue of Desert Companion with a lively evening of networking, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and the great company you expect from Desert Companions readers, writers, friends and supporters. Come check out the new Downtown Summerlin and mix and mingle with fellow attorneys. This is sure to be a fantastic event and we look forward to seeing you there.

Please RSVP at dcrsvp@desertcompanion.com by October 24.
Save the date!

Hosted by:
Downtown Summerlin
(At the courtyard in front of Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill on the northeast corner, Summerlin Centre Drive and Pavilion Center Drive)

Title Sponsor:
Century Link



Nevada Public Radio Recycle Event

RecycleWhen: Saturday, November 15 at 8am-12pm
Where: Nevada Public Radio (1289 S. Torrey Pines Dr., 89146)

The details:

Got old paperwork? We'll shred it! Got magazines, aluminum cans and plastic, or appliances? We'll recycle it! Got an old computer or outdated cell phone? We'll wipe it and repurpose it - safely and securely! Need to clean out your closet to make room for new holiday clothes or have some old furniture that you don't use anymore? We will also take all your gently used clothing, furniture, toys, and more. Best of all, it's all free. With our participating sponsors Republic Services, The Blind Center of Nevada, Goodwill of Southern Nevada and Shred-it, you can declutter your home, apartment or even your desk and get Spring Cleaning off to a jump start, all in thanks to our presenting sponsor Subaru of Las Vegas.

New this year - Turn in your unused or expired medications for safe confidential disposal and destruction. Excess medicines in the home are the leading cause of accidental poising and flushed or trashed medicines can pollute our drinking water. Rates of prescription drug abuse are alarmingly high – over half of teens abusing medicines get them from a family member or friend, including the home medicine cabinet, and often without their knowledge. Rates of prescription drug abuse are alarmingly high – over half of teens abusing medicines get them from a family member or friend, including the home medicine cabinet, and often without their knowledge.

Dispose your medication the right way, whether they are 'over-the-counter’ or prescription we will take them, we will even take the prescription bottle. For more information, please call Officer Robert Mayer at 702-366-5244 or 702-799-7830. Save the date!

Click here for a complete list of the items accepted.

Presenting Sponsor:



Participating Sponsors:


Blind Center
Blind Center of Nevada
Republic Services
Republic Services
Shred It
Shred-it


Goodwill


Pill Take Back Sponsored by:
CARE Coalition and Officer Robert Mayer




Desert Companion Appreciation Holiday Party

Brooklyn BowlWhen: November 18 at 6:30pm
Where: Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The Linq

The details:

You appreciate us. We appreciate you. Let's party!

As a way to say "thank you," we are inviting you to join us for an evening of bowling (lanes and shoes included!) and networking, with cocktails and tasty treats at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The Linq. You can even stay for the concert that follows our event. This is sure to be a fun night with great company you expect from Desert Companion readers, writers, friends and supporters. We would love for you to join us. Save the date!
Brooklyn Bowl




Desert Companion Issue Party:
2014 Restaurant Awards

Restaurant awardsWhen: December 2014
Where: TBD

The details:

A celebration luncheon honoring the 18th Annual Desert Companion Restaurant Award recipients. At this intimate luncheon, award recipients are joined by their peers, the Desert Companion team and select invitees as we celebrate Las Vegas' brightest culinary talents. We present the winners with a commemorative Desert Companion Restaurant Awards plaque that highlights their area of excellence.









































































































































 

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Pick up your Desert Companion today at one of these Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf or Jamba Juice locations.
Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf LAKE MEAD & TENAYA
7291 W Lake Mead
Directions


PALMS CASINO
4321 W Flamingo Rd
Directions


UNLV
4550 W Maryland Pkwy Suite A
Directions


CARNIVALE
3377 Las Vegas Blvd
The Venetian Food Court
Directions


THE LAKES
9091 W Sahara Ave
Directions


THE DISTRICT
2220 Village Walk Dr Suite 140
Directions


MIRACLE MILE
3663 Las Vegas Blvd S Suite 45
Directions


CANYON POINT
10834 W Charleston Blvd Suite 200
Directions


TOWN CENTER
3645 S Town Center Dr Suite 101
Directions


PATRICK
6115 S Rainbow Blvd Suite 101
Directions


PALAZZO
3265 Las Vegas Blvd, Suite 1600
Directions


TOWN SQUARE
6599 Las Vegas Blvd, South #P-8149
Directions


BRIDGE
3377 Las Vegas Blvd
The Venetian
Directions


BOULDER CITY
Boulder Dam Credit Union
530 Avenue G
Boulder City NV
Directions

Jumba Juice

PEBBLE
1500 N. Green Valley Pkwy Suite 240
Directions


SAHARA & EASTERN
2675 S. Eastern Ave Suite 400
Directions


MCCARRAN MARKETPLACE
5905 S Eastern Ave Suite 108
Directions
NORTH MESA PLAZA
1829 W. Craig Road Unit 3
Directions


CANNERY CORNER
2546 E. Craig Road Suite 135
Directions


WESTLAND FAIR
1121 S. Decatur Blvd
Directions



Also available at Clark County and Henderson libraries.
Emerald City Smoothie

ST GEORGE
2376 East Red Cliffs Drive #502
St. George, UT 84790
Directions


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