President Lincoln Visiting Vegas

and he is bring his best friend Elvis…only kidding! Here is the info:

The NCWHA, along with the Las Vegas Civil War Round Table, has arranged
for President Lincoln to visit Las Vegas.

Mr. William Peak has won national awards for the “Best Abraham
Lincoln”. He has appeared on television and in film. As President
Lincoln, he will be visiting local Las Vegas schools this week. We
have arranged for him to be at the Old Las Vegas Fort on Wednesday,
March 26, from 3:30pm – 4:30pm. This is a time set aside for Home
School students to visit the Fort and meet President Lincoln. He
will be speaking about the time of his presidency, and answering your
questions. Bring a camera to have a photo with President Lincoln.

The Old Fort has also arranged for the fee to be only a $1 for
adults, and children are free. The Old Fort is located at 500 E.
Washington Avenue.

2008 NHN Homeschool Convention, in Las Vegas

Save the date. This promises to be a great event for all Nevada Homeschoolers!

We are pleased to announce the dates for the 2008 NHN Homeschool Convention, in Las Vegas! Please mark your calendars for June 20th and 21st.

Friday, the 20th, will feature a used curriculum sale, round-table discussions on various homeschooling topics, and a keynote address in the evening. The shopping hours are extended from last year’s format…this year open from 10am-4pm with lots of good stuff for everyone!! Anyone may rent a tabel to sell! Start saving your items!

Saturday, the 21st, will feature the Vendor Hall, full of great curriculums and educational products and services. Vendor Hall hours will be 9am-5pm. There will also be speakers and round table discussions throughout the day.

The convention will be located at UNLV’s Student Union Building, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV

We regret that this year we are unable to provide childcare, so please start making your arrangements now so that you may attend without your children!

More detailed hours, speakers and vendors will be announced in the coming weeks, so stayed tuned!! You can keep updated via our website: http://www.nevadahomeschoolnetwork. com

Meanwhile, please be thinking about what you can do to help make this
convention a success. We need MANY volunteers. We’ll be sending out more specific needs soon.
Some main needs are:

Registration person and people the day of, in shifts
On-site helpers
Goodie Bag stuffers

You can also help by pre-registering (available soon!) and helping to spread the word!

Thanks, and hope to see you there!
Amy Carder and Elissa Wahl, convention co-chairs


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