School is back in session on Monday, August 12 and Galleria at Sunset is preparing students, teachers and parents with everything they need for a successful school year.
*NEW PROGRAM* SUNSET STUDENTS
Supporting local schools is as easy as going shopping! Galleria at Sunset will launch its new community outreach program ‘Sunset Students’ on Saturday, July 20. The program will award participating Henderson schools with points for every dollar spent at the shopping center through April 30, 2020. Prizes range from $250 to $2,000 depending on the amount of points each school accumulates. Supporters of the program simply credit their receipts to participating schools by presenting them to Galleria at Sunset Guest Services Center or by submitting online.
Additional points can be earned periodically by shopping at specified stores, attending special Galleria at Sunset events, as well as promoting the Sunset Students program online. Cash prizes will be awarded at the end of the program based on total points earned throughout the school year.
Participating schools include: Bartlett Elementary; Frank S. Lamping Elementary; Glen Taylor Elementary; James E & A Smalley Elementary; J. Marlan Walker Elementary; John Dooley Elementary; Nate Mack Elementary; Pinecrest Inspirada; Pinecrest Sloan Canyon; Steve Schorr Elementary; Silver Sands Montessori; and Thorpe Elementary.
For further information about the program, visit www.galleriaatsunset.com.
COX BACK-TO-SCHOOL FAIR
On Saturday, July 20, Galleria will host the 12th Annual Cox Back-to-School Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event serves as a one-stop source for parents and students with more than 30 vendor booths, including a host of divisions from the Clark County School District alongside various educational, health-related, family-serving community agencies and organizations.
BACKPACKS 4 CLASS ACTS
In partnership with 98.5 KLUC, Galleria at Sunset will host the Backpacks 4 Class Acts community school supply drive on Saturday, July 27 from noon to 4 p.m. in the Center Court. Community members are encouraged to drop off backpacks filled with school supplies, to benefit Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth. The event will be complete with kid-friendly activities, music, vendor booths and prizes.
FILL THE BUS: BACK TO SCHOOL DRIVE
On Friday, August 2, Galleria at Sunset will host the annual Fill the Bus school supply drive from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Entrance 1 Parking Lot and Center Court. The supply drive will benefit Communities in Schools of Southern Nevada, the local affiliate of the nation’s leading dropout prevention program helping to eliminate barriers for Nevada’s at-risk students.
Items needed for the 2019-2020 school year include: Back packs (17” to 20” in height); binders (1”, 1-1/2”, 2” and 3”); composition notebooks; planners; poster boards; markers and colored pencils; index cards, pocket folders and dividers; pencil sharpeners, pencil cases and pouches; dry-erase markers and Post-It notes; athletic shoes (of all sizes and colors); new socks and underwear; fabric belts; alarm cocks with batteries; wide ruled or college ruled paper; hair ties; hygiene kits and products (toothpaste, toothbrush, hairbrushes, deodorant and hand sanitizer); school uniforms (khaki or navy shorts and pants and uniform shirts in red, white and navy).
CIS Southern Nevada places full-time employees in the schools they serve, to assess student’s needs and identify barriers they face to graduation. Statewide CIS of Nevada serves 51,238 students in 48 schools.
EXTRA CREDIT SHOPPING PROMOTION
Guests who spend $150 or more at participating retailers can earn one $20 gift card per person, July 30 through August 5, while supplies last. See Guest Services for full details and a list of participating stores.
SUPPLY A TEACHER
The Supply A Teacher event, presented by Port of Subs and Live to Give, is on Saturday, August 3 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.. The event will be located in the Center Court outside of Build-A-Bear. Teachers are encouraged to bring valid school ID and/or credentials to receive their free school supply kit, while supplies last. This event is the culmination of a summer-long school supply fundraiser, which aims to give local teachers enough school supplies to last through the entire year.
The event will be home to a teacher appreciation lounge with free massages and giveaways
Galleria at Sunset is open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information call 702-434-0087 or visit galleriaatsunset.com for a full list of tenants. Keep up with the latest Galleria at Sunset information via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.