Henderson, Nevada - Children and teens hoping to take their basketball skills to the next level can take part in Howie Landa’s Hoop Clinic from 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday through Friday, December 26-28, at Silver Springs Recreation Center, 1951 Silver Springs Pkwy.

Henderson, Nevada - The city of Henderson turns back the hands of time this holiday season with WinterFest – An Old-Fashioned Christmas Delight.

Henderson, Nevada - For the 11th consecutive year, the city of Henderson hosts the Best in the Desert Henderson 250 off-road race championship weekend, Friday, November 30-Saturday, December 1. The event features pre-race festivities, including tech & contingency and a fan expo, concluding with the Henderson 250 Desert Race and points battle decision for the 2012 racing season champ.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - This holiday season, you can enhance and revitalize your skin while joining a great artist helping children in need.

Washington, DC (NAPSI) - The numbers are staggering: Women make up 1.8 million veterans. The average age of women veterans is 48 years, compared to 63 years for their male counterparts, and their issues and needs are very different, something that is oftentimes going unnoticed.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - Studies show that proficient reading skills are crucial to academic success. Yet two-thirds of eighth graders do not read at the “proficient” level, according to the 2011 Nation’s Report Card, a report commissioned by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - Once again, an organization of financial professionals has recognized three businesses for their ethical business behavior.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - For many, a Hawaii vacation comes only once or twice in a lifetime. Because it’s seen as such a special event, it’s a good idea to invest a little extra time researching your options before you go.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - An estimated 10,000 baby boomers are retiring every day. Many are looking to volunteer at organizations that can benefit from their work experiences and expertise. Perhaps surprisingly, that’s not always easy.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - People with a taste for travel Including the armchair variety may be glad to know about travel guides featuring such fascinating food facts as: