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Heritage Park Senior Facility Hosting Mardi Gras Celebration

February 10, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

PLEASE CONTACT KIM BECKER, (702) 267-4033

Henderson, Nev. – The colors, tastes and sounds of New Orleans will transform Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Rd., during its evening Mardi Gras Celebration. The event takes place 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, February 28. Registration is $10 per person (ages 25+) and may be made at cityofhenderson.com or at any Henderson recreation center (activity code 151148-78). Participants are asked to register by February 21 as space is limited.

The event includes a variety of catered Cajun dishes, traditional king cake and live New Orleans-style jazz. Guests are invited to wear the colors of Mardi Gras: purple, signifying justice; gold, which stands for power, and green, which represents faith. Colorful Mardi Gras beads and masks will be provided.

“Mardi Gras is embraced by many cultures around the world with a tradition of bringing people together to celebrate what makes us unique,” said Mayor Andy Hafen. “Our event also brings people together with an emphasis on community spirit and camaraderie.”

For additional information, call (702) 267-2950 or visit us at cityofhenderson.com. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

About City of Henderson: Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city with more than 270,000 residents. Henderson is a premier city, nationally recognized for its stunning parks, trails, master-planned communities, outstanding quality of life and patriotic past. Recognized as one of America’s Best Places to Live (MONEY: 2012, 2008, 2006 and Liveability.com: 2013), one of America’s Best Cities (Business Week), and being a safe community (Forbes: 2nd safest in 2011, InsuranceProviders.com: 6th in 2012, Law Street Media: 6th in 2013) Henderson is a progressive and vibrant city committed to maintaining premier amenities and services for all who chose to live, learn, work and play in Henderson…a place to call home.

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