EV&A Architects Owner Awarded 2014 American Institute of Architects Western Mountain Region Silver Medal Award

EV&A Architects announced that Founder and CEO Edward Vance, FAIA was awarded the 2014 AIA Western Mountain Region Silver Medal.

Las Vegas – EV&A Architects, an elite Las Vegas-based architecture firm, announced that Founder and CEO Edward Vance, FAIA was awarded the 2014 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Western Mountain Region Silver Medal. “Receiving the Regional Silver Medal from the AIA is truly humbling,” said Vance. “It is such an honor to be recognized by… [More...]

Vegas PBS Announces Tammy McMahan as Communications Specialist

Vegas PBS has announced Tammy McMahan as its communications specialist.

Las Vegas – Vegas PBS has announced Tammy McMahan as its communications specialist. In her new position, McMahan will support the advertising, marketing, public relations and social media efforts of the station. Before joining the Vegas PBS team, McMahan worked as an analyst for the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada and held communications positions… [More...]

Vegas PBS Announces Election 2014 Debates Broadcast Schedule

Vegas PBS Channel 10 will air debates related to federal, state and local races and two ballot initiatives in October 2014.

October Debates to Cover Federal, State and Local Races and Two Ballot Initiatives (Las Vegas) – Vegas PBS Channel 10 will air debates related to federal, state and local races and two ballot initiatives in October 2014. Candidates vying for the offices of Congressional District 3, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General and Clark… [More...]

Urban Chamber Appoints Tom R. Skancke to Board of Directors

Board of Directors selects Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance executive Las Vegas — The Urban Chamber of Commerce announced a new partnership with the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance. As part of the Urban Chamber of Commerce’s efforts to strategically strengthen its role in the community, the board of the Urban Chamber has appointed Tom R.… [More...]

Vegas PBS Announces the Premiere of “Makers: Women in Nevada History” Featuring Local Women Who Helped Shape Nevada

Vegas PBS has partnered with the WRIN at the UNLV to create Makers: Women in Nevada History.

Las Vegas – Vegas PBS has partnered with the Women’s Research Institute of Nevada (WRIN) at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas to create Makers: Women in Nevada History, a three-part documentary series that chronicles the role of local women in building the communities of Nevada. The series, which is modeled after the highly successful… [More...]

The Shenker Academy and Temple Sinai Complete Campus Improvement, Unveil New Building

The Shenker Academy and Temple Sinai Complete Campus Improvement, Unveil New Building

The Shenker Academy and Temple Sinai Complete Campus Improvement, Unveil New Building Las Vegas – A new campus is greeting families at Shenker Academy and Temple Sinai in Summerlin.  After 11 months of construction and renovations, Shenker Academy and Temple Sinai are welcoming a new, grand front entrance, improved security system, an updated playground for the… [More...]

Las Vegas High School Featured in Day-long Multiplatform Event Celebrating “Stories of Champions” — Individuals and Organizations Committed to Improving Outcomes for Youth and Raising Graduation Rates

Wes Moore to Host “American Graduate Day 2014” Live from Tisch WNET Studios at Lincoln Center in NYC, airing September 27 on Vegas PBS American Graduate Day 2014 returns this fall for its third consecutive year. Wes Moore, best-selling author and U.S. Army veteran, will host the all-day broadcast that premieres Saturday, September 27 from 8… [More...]

UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program and Humane Network Develop Consultation Report for The Animal Foundation in Las Vegas

Findings Show Positive Changes and Improved Practices for One of the Nation’s Busiest Animal Shelters While Recommending New Programs to Dramatically Increase ‘Live Release’ Las Vegas – The Animal Foundation presented findings to county commissioners on an independent review conducted over the last several months by the UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program and the… [More...]

Fisher & Phillips Attorney Elected to Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada Board

Fisher & Phillips LLP announced that Anthony Golden was elected to the board of Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada.

Las Vegas – Fisher & Phillips LLP announced that Anthony Golden, an associate in the Las Vegas office, was elected to the board of Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada. Golden’s board responsibilities include promoting the mission and growth of Candlelighters, establishing relationships with families served by the organization and with donors, and serving as the… [More...]

Vegas PBS “Stories of Service” Looking for Veterans to Share Their Stories

Vegas PBS invites veterans and service members to your share your stores of service to help our community understand the veteran experience.

Vegas PBS invites veterans and service members throughout Nevada to your share your stores of service to help our community understand the veteran experience. Coming back to civilian life brings new challenges, new opportunities and new stories of remarkable courage and accomplishment. Interviews will be conducted on September 16 and September 17. Interested participants must… [More...]

Wells Fargo Invests in Southern Nevada through Las Vegas Globa Economic Alliance’s ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ Campaign

Wells Fargo has joined a growing number of businesses that support LVGEA development efforts.

Las Vegas – Wells Fargo has joined a growing number of businesses that support Las Vegas’ global economic development efforts. Wells Fargo recently invested in the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance’s ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ investment campaign, which launched in the fall of 2013 and is a three-year effort to raise $7.5 million for regional economic… [More...]

Two Fisher & Phillips Las Vegas Attorneys Selected to The Best Lawyers in America 2015

Las Vegas – Fisher & Phillips LLP announced that Scott M. Mahoney and Mark J. Ricciardi, both partners in the Las Vegas office, were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015. Ricciardi, the Las Vegas office’s managing partner, has been named for more than 10 years. Firm-wide, 86 attorneys were… [More...]

Cobalt Data Centers Earns Trio of Industry Certifications

Cobalt certified on standards for security, system controls and operational quality relied on by organizations worldwide in selecting collocation services. Highlights: Cobalt Data Centers successfully completed auditor examinations for renewal of its SSAE 16 SOC These standards attest to Cobalt’s high standards for physical security, network security, operational quality and system controls Organizations outside across… [More...]

Nevada Selected as Official Site for Tesla Battery Gigafactory

Governor Brian Sandoval and Elon Musk, announced that Nevada has been selected as the official site for the Tesla Gigafactory.

CARSON CITY, NV – Governor Brian Sandoval and Elon Musk, Chairman and CEO of Tesla Motors, announced that Nevada has been selected as the official site for the Tesla Gigafactory. “This is great news for Nevada. Tesla will build the world’s largest and most advanced battery factory in Nevada which means nearly one hundred billion… [More...]

Matt Smith Physical Therapy Awards Scholarship to Four Students

Third-Year Scholarship Effort by Matt Smith Physical Therapy Expands to Include College Students and Cohort Program Las Vegas –This fall, Matt Smith Physical Therapy is changing the game for four local students. Matt Smith Physical Therapy and the Latin Chamber of Commerce have selected four students to receive the 2014 Changing Lives Scholarship, which provides money… [More...]

R. Gardner Jolley of Jolley Urga Woodbury & Little Receives State Bar of Nevada Presidential Award

Jolley Urga Woodbury & Little announced that R. Gardner Jolley was one of the recipients of the Presidential Award from the State Bar of Nevada.

Las Vegas – Jolley Urga Woodbury & Little Attorneys at Law announced that firm co-founder R. Gardner Jolley was one of the recipients of the Presidential Award from the State Bar of Nevada. Mr. Jolley was recognized for his leadership and work in bringing honor and integrity to the legal profession. Mr. Jolley, who co-founded Jolley Urga… [More...]

The Vegas PBS Women’s Engagement Council Awarded National PBS Development Award

The Vegas PBS Women’s Engagement Council recently received the national PBS Development Award for its work in educating on issues affecting women and girls.

Las Vegas – The Vegas PBS Women’s Engagement Council recently received the national PBS Development Award in the “Innovation” category for its work in educating the community on issues affecting women and girls, including human trafficking, the health and well-being of young girls and women who have made an impact in Southern Nevada. Established in 2013,the… [More...]

Matt Smith Physical Therapy Hires Physical Therapist Kayla A. Rowzee

Las Vegas –Matt Smith Physical Therapy recently hired Physical Therapist Kayla A. Rowzee, MOT, OTR/L. Prior to joining Matt Smith Physical Therapy, Rowzee served as Lead Occupational Therapist at Kindred Healthcare/RehabCare’s Heritage Hall Skilled Nursing Facility. She has also served as the Lead Occupational Therapist at the Kaleidoscope After-School Program for Monongalia County Schools, W.Va. Rowzee… [More...]

Lori Lea Elected President of Southern Nevada Public Television

Vegas PBS announced Lori Lea as the new President of SNPT, which provides volunteer, financial, marketing and advocacy support for the television station.

Las Vegas – Vegas PBS announced the appointment of Lori Lea as the new President of Southern Nevada Public Television (SNPT), which provides volunteer, financial, marketing and advocacy support for the television station. She has been a member of the board for more than seven years and previously served as Vice President and Secretary. Lea is founding… [More...]

‘15th Annual Wine & Food Tasting Extravaganza’ to Benefit Pediatric Program and Families in Need Program at Nathan Adelson Hospice

Nathan Adelson Hospice is gearing up for its 15th Annual Wine & Food Tasting Extravaganza to benefit the Pediatric Program and Families in Need Program.

Las Vegas – Nathan Adelson Hospice, the largest non-profit hospice in Nevada, is gearing up for its 15th Annual Wine & Food Tasting Extravaganza from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 9 to benefit the hospice’s Pediatric Program and Families in Need Program. Community members and supporters are invited to sample popular wines and delectable cuisine… [More...]

Matt Smith Physical Therapy Hires Physical Therapist Michelle L. Nalepa

Las Vegas –Matt Smith Physical Therapy recently hired Physical Therapist Michelle L. Nalepa, MPT, who will be joining the company’s clinic located at 3155 W. Craig Rd., Suite 140 in North Las Vegas. Prior to joining Matt Smith Physical Therapy, Nalepa worked as a Staff Physical Therapist at Sky Lakes Outpatient Rehabilitation, in Klamath Falls, Ore. She has… [More...]

Vegas PBS Announces Annie Emprima-Martin as Veterans Coordinator for Workforce Training & Economic Development

Vegas PBS has announced the appointment of Annie Emprima-Martin as its new Veterans Coordinator.

  (Las Vegas) – Vegas PBS has announced the appointment of Annie Emprima-Martin as its new Veterans Coordinator.  A member of the station’s Workforce Training & Economic Development division, Emprima-Martin is responsible for working with individuals, educators, government entities, non-profits, and business and industry enterprises to connect veterans to educational services, military friendly employment opportunities,… [More...]