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New Mobile Pre-K Bus Will Be Showcased During City Council Meeting
The new Strong Start Go Mobile education bus will be available for tours at City Hall, located at 495 S. Main St., beginning at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3. The bus will be on display during the Las Vegas City Council that will begin at 9 a.m. in Council Chambers on the second floor of Las Vegas City Hall.
Strong Start Go is designed to bring early childhood education services to communities in need. In some areas of the city, early childhood education is not readily available and Strong Start Go will fill that void. For more information, call 702-229-KIDS.
In addition, the City Council will have a full slate of ceremonial items at the council meeting. Mayor Pro Tem Lois Tarkanian is set to welcome Las Vegas Fire & Rescue Department Chief William McDonald for Fire Prevention week. National Fire Prevention Week begins Oct. 7 and runs through Oct. 13.
Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman is scheduled to recognize the 20th anniversary of Cox Communications operating in Las Vegas. Cox has collaborated with the city for the Smart Gigabit Community program focusing on the development of applications that address local needs, such as education, workforce development, public safety and health.
Councilman Stavros S. Anthony is scheduled to recognize Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, highlighting the animals available.
In addition, Councilman Steven G. Seroka will recognize the city’s Camp Kindness summer camp programs. The city provides summer camp services for hundreds of children every year.
Councilman Bob Coffin will recognize Hispanic Heritage Month, and the cultures that make up Las Vegas.
Finally, Councilman Cedric Crear will recognize the October Citizen of the Month, Billy Chapman. Chapman is an active member of the Doolittle Senior Center and an integral part of the community.