Students in Clark County’s Summer Business Institute (SBI) internship program will host a senior and youth community fair from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at the Vegas Roots Community Garden, 715 N. Tonopah Drive.
The 120 SBI students will host the event which will feature entertainment, a talent show, food and nutrition vendors, arts and crafts fair, carnival games and the unveiling of a new mural that was designed and painted by the students. Anyone interested in attending must bring paint supplies, gardening tools, or clear Christmas lights to donate in return for admission. The donated materials will be given to the community garden.
SBI is a summer paid internship program for entering high school juniors, seniors, and college freshman. The program is a partnership between Clark County, workforceCONNECTIONS, the Clark County School District, and more than 80 area businesses.
For more information contact SBI Coordinator Kaveida Allen or Program Assistant Cecilia Equihua at (702) 455-2426.
The Vegas Roots Community Garden is a nonprofit project that grows food for the community for free.
Clark County is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect and accountability. With jurisdiction over the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and covering an area the size of New Jersey, Clark is the nation’s 14th-largest county and provides extensive regional services to more than 2 million citizens and 42 million visitors a year. Included are the nation’s 8th-busiest airport, air quality compliance, social services and the state’s largest public hospital, University Medical Center. The county also provides municipal services that are traditionally provided by cities to almost 900,000 residents in the unincorporated area. Those include fire protection, roads and other public works, parks and recreation, and planning and development.