Highland HighlightsNews from Las Vegas' #1 Master Planned Community
Last fall, a drive through the Valley’s northeast side to a Little League baseball game sparked the give-back spirit in Connor Long, then a 3rd grader at Stuckey Elementary. “He saw homeless people on the street and asked, can we do something?”
Construction is almost complete, the Facebook page is up, and the doors are set to open for the 2018-19 school year at Ortwein Elementary, Home of the Olympians!
More than the fireworks, it was the thunderous cheer of Golden Knights fans that roared through the night sky over Stonewater Park.
After much anticipation, luxury builder Blue Heron unveiled its stunning new model home at The Bluffs in Southern Highlands to an estimated 250 VIP guests on Wednesday, April 25.
Closets around Southern Highlands are feeling much lighter after the 2018 Spring Community Yard Sale held March 17-18—about three and half tons lighter, to be exact. The two-day neighborhood yard sale also included a donation drop-off for the Opportunity Village...
A “Warm” Welcome to 2018: Operation Warm Heart Delivers Special Thank-You at Southern Highlands Board Meeting
Representatives from Operation Warm Heart delivered a heartfelt message of gratitude to Southern Highlands board members and residents gathered for the master-planned community’s first board meeting of the new year, held January 18, 2018.
An annual tradition for more than a decade, the festival marks the official start of the holiday season and each year serves to benefit Operation Warm Heart, a private nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance to local airmen and their families of the Nellis and Creech military community. In the spirit of the season, Southern Highlands residents made donations of toys and funds at the event, and with a generous matching donation from Olympia Companies, raised a total of $2,229.26 to help families in need.
In a win for Southern Highlands residents, Clark County has agreed to maintain and program the new Sports Park, slated to open May 31, 2018—which means the park comes with no added financial burden to residents.
This decision is a direct result of the collaborative working sessions between Clark County, Southern Highlands Development Corporation, HOA board representative Angie Williams, and the recently formed Homeowner Advisory Committee.
The highly anticipated Southern Highlands Sports Park is scheduled to open May 31, 2018. The long-awaited park will offer fabulous amenities including three full-size, lighted, multi-purpose fields, basketball courts, a splash pad, botanical garden and a scenic walking trail. It’s not hard to see why this community represents the “Best of Las Vegas.”
Congratulations and many thanks to those who helped make this year’s 4 Corners Food Drive a success! In partnership with Mix 94.1 and Three Square, the annual 4 Corners Food Drive aims to raise food donations for local families in need during the holiday season.
Following the One October Tragedy, Olympia Companies rallies partners to create a tranquil private retreat to help the coroner’s office heal.
“We couldn’t have done this without you,” Clark County coroner John Fudenberg announced to Angela Rock, a representative of the Olympia Companies and Southern Highlands Charitable Foundation on Thursday, November 30, at the dedication of a new tranquility garden. The Foundation stepped forward to help coroner workers find healing in the wake of One October.
Southern Highlands is excited to partner with Mix 94.1’s 4 Corners Food Drive, in partnership with Three Square, to raise food donations for those in need this holiday season—and we’re counting on your help!
Next time you hit the supermarket, toss an extra can or two in the cart for a local family. The collection site will be located at the Olympia Management Services office at 11411 Southern Highlands Parkway, Suite 100.
We may not see much snow, but the holiday spirit is alive and well in Southern Highlands! Celebrate the start of the season at this year’s Winter Festival and Tree Lighting on Tuesday, November 28, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Southern Highlands Corporate Center (11411 Southern Highlands Parkway).
The rest of Las Vegas agrees with what residents already know: Southern Highlands is the best master-planned community in Las Vegas! The news was announced Sunday, November 12, with results of the 2017 Best Of Las Vegas contest, an annual poll conducted by the Las Vegas Review-Journal that invites locals to vote for standouts in a variety of categories.
A costume contest, pumpkin patch (with $2 pumpkins—beat that!), trick or treating, music, food, games, raffle prizes and more made for a fun afternoon at this year’s Southern Highlands Fall Festival, held Saturday, October 21. For more than ten years, the annual celebration has been a signature Southern Highlands event and special highlight of the year, drawing an estimated 4,000 visitors from the community and throughout the Las Vegas Valley.
Dressed in pink and ready for a “swinging” good time, more than 150 women joined in the fun at this year’s Pink Tee, Southern Highlands’ annual ladies-only giggle golf and social event held each October to raise money for breast cancer organizations throughout Southern Nevada.
Continuing its mission to aid families in need throughout the Las Vegas community, the Southern Highlands Charitable Foundation presented a check for $15,500 on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 to Nellis and Creech Air Force Base’s Operation Warm Heart.