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Space & Science Center preparing for blastoff
Thursday, March 26, 2009
Fifteen years ago, Henderson Councilman Jack Clark had an epiphany. “I knew some people whose children had visited a science museum and had gotten very interested in science,” said Clark, who has served on the council for 16 years. “But Southern Nevada was probably one of the largest metropolitan areas in the country that did not have a science center. We can’t diversify the economy, unless we diversify education, and we have taken great steps in Henderson to do that.”
Henderson's North Patrol Division, created in 2006 to accommodate the needs of the growing city, recently moved into its new station.
City’s police move into new station
Thursday, March 26, 2009
The Henderson Police Department — whose goal is to ensure that the rapidly growing community is among the safest in the country — recently celebrated the official grand opening of its North Community Police Station, located at 225 E. Sunset Road.
M Resort Spa Casino, which opened in Henderson on March 1, was designed to attract visitors and locals alike by offering unique amenities.
M Resort opens to resounding acclaim
Thursday, March 26, 2009
At a time when many major-resort projects in the valley are slowing or stopping all together, Henderson’s $1 billion M Resort Spa Casino is complete, open and thriving. In fact, the property found itself so busy right after opening that it added an additional 250 staff positions to its initial hire to keep pace with demand.
Henderson keeps sustainability a top priority
Thursday, March 26, 2009
It’s a great feeling when any organization works to create an initiative, only to find that so many pieces it are already in place and being executed. That’s the feeling that Paul Andricopulos, a planner in Henderson’s Community Development Department, had when tasked with helping to create a citywide sustainability action plan in 2007.
City Hall is listening — anytime!
Thursday, March 26, 2009
In its earliest days, communication between the city of Henderson and its residents was easy and usually handled with a personal touch. Today, more than 270,000 people call Henderson home, making it a little more challenging to stay on top of all the requests and comments than it was 55 years ago.
Public-public partnerships bring many services to Henderson residents
Thursday, March 26, 2009
It’s easy to find things that are going wrong these days. But the city of Henderson and its various partnerships with other public entities is an example of something that is going right. By collaborating well with many other public agencies, the city has created more than a few win-win situations for city departments, schoolchildren and the Henderson population as a whole.
Long-anticipated Galleria interchange to finish by October
Thursday, March 26, 2009
The idea started to take shape in 2002: building a bridge across Interstate 515 in Henderson, which would extend Galleria Drive, a road long relegated to simply moving shoppers along Galleria mall’s fringe, to Henderson’s eastern corridor.
Henderson offers businesses online tools for success
New program offers wealth of information on starting or running a successful business
Thursday, March 26, 2009
Henderson’s Economic Development division is making the Henderson Tools for Business Success program available to area businesses owners. The program provides these businesses and future business owners with a wealth of knowledge to start or maintain a successful business.
Neighborhood Stabilization Program
Thursday, March 26, 2009
To help contain foreclosures in California, Florida, Arizona, and Nevada, Congress recently enacted legislation authorizing $4 billion for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to establish the Neighborhood Stabilization Program.
Henderson Libraries grows, expands during Mayor Gibson’s tenure
Henderson Libraries grows, expands during Mayor Gibson’s tenure
Thursday, March 26, 2009
During the 12-year tenure of Henderson’s Mayor James B. Gibson, Nevada’s second-largest city has grown at an unprecedented rate, with Henderson’s population currently at more than 270,000 residents. With that growth, the Henderson District Public Libraries has kept up with meeting the demand of residents.
Parks, recreation and cultural opportunities for everyone
Parks, recreation and cultural opportunities for everyone
Thursday, March 26, 2009
Even though people are looking for ways to save money these days, most are still just as committed as ever to health, physical fitness and recreation. The only difference is in the approach. According to the American Council on Exercise, one of the largest fitness education and training organizations in the world, top workout trends for 2009 include a return to basics and an emphasis on budget-friendly workouts. For Henderson residents, the city of Henderson’s Parks and Recreation department delivers on all levels.
City of Henderson offers venues for all occasions
Three affordable sites for corporate and social functions:
Thursday, March 26, 2009
The city of Henderson offers three convenient, flexible and affordable rental facilities: Henderson Convention Center, Henderson Events Plaza and Henderson Pavilion. These unique venues can accommodate any size social or business function at extremely attractive rates.
Henderson: History of Excellence
Thursday, March 26, 2009
During the past 12 years, the city of Henderson has transformed from a small town into Nevada’s second-largest city. But this transformation was not accomplished by accident.
New vote centers gaining popularity with Henderson residents
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Thursday, March 26, 2009
In 2007 the city of Henderson started recognizing that while early voting was growing in popularity, voter turnout on Election Day itself was declining. In an effort to better utilize its budget and provide Henderson residents with more options for Election Day voting, the city launched its inaugural Vote Centers.
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