Nevadan Jeanne Karadanis Elected to NCJFCJ Board of Directors

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has elected Jeanne Karadanis, a lifelong humanitarian, to the Board of Directors.

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has elected Jeanne Karadanis, a lifelong humanitarian, to the Board of Directors. “Jeanne is committed to help make the world a better place,” said Judge Peggy H. Walker, NCJFCJ President. “Her work and philanthropy in our hometown headquarters of northern Nevada will bring knowledgeable insights and expertise … [Read more...]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Signs on to Sponsor Golden Rainbow’s Ribbon of Life Fundraiser, June 28

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties has signed on as a major sponsor of Golden Rainbow’s upcoming Ribbon of Life fundraiser, to be held on Sunday, June 28 in the Tropicana Theatre. Established by the Las Vegas entertainment community in 1987, Golden Rainbow provides housing, financial assistance and education to men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS in … [Read more...]

ASCAYA To Host Architect & Builder Workshops May 31 and June 20

LAS VEGAS - ASCAYA, a luxury development in Henderson, hosts monthly Architect & Builder Workshops to educate those interested in learning more about the custom home building process. The workshops are held the third Sunday of every month. They are free and open to the public. “If you are interested in building your own home, but don’t know what that entails, this is the … [Read more...]

Panattoni Development Company to Break Ground on Henderson Freeways Crossing

WHO: Panattoni Development Company WHAT: Panattoni Development Company, a leading commercial real estate company with an office in Las Vegas, will host a groundbreaking event for its Henderson Freeways Crossing project at the northeast corner of West Lake Mead Drive and Eastgate Road at 10 a.m. on June 3. This industrial business park will include six buildings with … [Read more...]

Nevada Lawmakers Should Heed FHFA Warning When Addressing HOA Foreclosure Issue

If lawmakers don’t heed these warnings, FHFA officials have suggested that lenders could seriously curtail or even stop making mortgage loans in Nevada.

As the Nevada Legislature wraps up this month, state lawmakers will be addressing several issues important to homeowners and the local housing market. One of the most crucial, and perhaps most complex, deals with foreclosures by homeowner associations. Groups representing HOAs are fighting any legislation that could threaten or eliminate the so-called super priority lien … [Read more...]

Nevada State Bank Hosts Webinar “Family Business Culture”

LAS VEGAS – Owning and running a family business has a multitude of challenges. As family businesses mature, generations often move apart geographically and psychologically. These distances may erode relationships and the cohesiveness of a smooth-running business. For a discussion on this topic, Nevada State Bank presents a free webinar, “Family Business Culture,” on … [Read more...]

Nevada State Bank recognized as a top business lender by Small Business Administration

At the 2015 SBA Small Business Awards, the Nevada Small Business Administration awarded Nevada State Bank the following Lender of the Year awards.

Bob Hart receives Small Business Lifetime Advocate of the Year award LAS VEGAS – At the 2015 SBA Small Business Awards, the Nevada Small Business Administration awarded Nevada State Bank the following Lender of the Year awards:  Silver – 7(a) Loan Production Bronze – 3rd Party Loan Production  The 7(a) Loan Program is the most frequently used financing program for … [Read more...]

Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association executive awarded 2015 Women of Distinction Award

Diane Gandy, executive vice president of the Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association, received the 2015 Women of Distinction Award.

Diane Gandy, executive vice president of the Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association, received the 2015 Women of Distinction Award in the Hospitality/Gaming/Convention Service category.  The 17th Annual Women of Distinction Awards luncheon was hosted by the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) at Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. Women from across many … [Read more...]

Judge Michael Cherry to be honored by ADL on June 3, 2015

The Honorable Michael A. Cherry of the Nevada Supreme Court, will receive the 2015 Jurisprudence Award by the Anti-Defamation League of Nevada.

The Honorable Michael A. Cherry, chief justice of the Nevada Supreme Court, will receive the 2015 Jurisprudence Award by the Anti-Defamation League of Nevada on Wednesday, June 3. The award luncheon begins at 11:45 a.m. in downtown Las Vegas. Tickets are available for purchase through the ADL office by calling (702) 862-8600 or by emailing jbrislin@adl.org. The Honorable … [Read more...]

NVHCA pushing for legislative study to review state funding formula, improve health outcomes for Nevada’s senior citizens

The Nevada Health Care Association (NVHCA), is urging state lawmakers to approve an interim legislative study that could improve funding and care.

LAS VEGAS – Daniel Mathis, president and CEO of the Nevada Health Care Association (NVHCA), is urging state lawmakers to approve an interim legislative study that could improve funding and care provided by Nevada’s nursing homes and related facilities. Mathis said NVHCA and other industry groups are lobbying lawmakers to pass AB242. Originating with the Legislative Committee … [Read more...]

Dunkin’ Donuts to Host 2nd Annual Celebrity Restaurant Challenge Benefitting Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation’s Camp Cartwheel

Dunkin’ Donuts Las Vegas franchisees are turning over their restaurants to some very special individuals for a very special cause.

(LAS VEGAS) – Dunkin’ Donuts Las Vegas franchisees are turning over their restaurants to some very special individuals for a very special cause. Dunkin’ Donuts is hosting its second annual “Celebrity Restaurant Challenge” from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 6. Local celebrities and personalities will be working at select Dunkin’ Donuts locations to raise awareness for Nevada … [Read more...]

Westcare Nevada Awarded Nevada Women’s Philanthropy Grant

WestCare Nevada announced that its Women and Children’s Campus would be renovated as a result of a $350,000 grant from the Nevada Women’s Philanthropy.

Women and Children’s Campus to Get Much Needed Repairs as a Result Las Vegas – WestCare Nevada announced that its Women and Children’s Campus would be renovated as a result of a $350,000 grant from the Nevada Women’s Philanthropy (NWP). The funds will allow for the replacement of the damaged campus roof and the installation of 55 new energy efficient windows and 13 doors. … [Read more...]

FAA Streamlines COAs for UAS Test Sites

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LAS VEGAS – The Federal Aviation Administration has made it simpler for the six unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test sites to conduct research by giving them “blanket” authorizations to fly public aircraft operations throughout the National Airspace System at or below 200 feet. "Today's FAA announcement is great news for the future of Nevada's UAS Test Site effort," said Tom … [Read more...]

PENTA to Host Safety Stand Down Event at Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino Site on June 1

LAS VEGAS –  As part of its Exceptional Safety campaign, The PENTA Building Group announced it will temporarily shut down work at all its job sites across Las Vegas and the country from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Monday, June 1. At this time, PENTA will conduct its quarterly Safety Stand Down event, focusing on knowing how to avoid heat-related illness, and the safety hazards … [Read more...]

The Las Vegas Veterans Memorial Announces November Groundbreaking

The Las Vegas Veterans Memorial Foundation announced the groundbreaking for the memorial being developed in Downtown Las Vegas is scheduled for November.

The Las Vegas Veterans Memorial announces November groundbreaking LAS VEGAS  – The Las Vegas Veterans Memorial Foundation (LVVM) announced the groundbreaking for the memorial being developed in Downtown Las Vegas is scheduled for November 2015. Last year, the LVVM announced a partnership with the state of Nevada that includes building the memorial on the grounds of the … [Read more...]

Breakfast to Focus on Advancements in Neurological Rehabilitation

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit, professional organization committed to promoting and supporting member businesses.

Dr. Tony Chin to speak at monthly Henderson Chamber networking event June 9 HENDERSON, Nev. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly networking breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 9, at the Fiesta Henderson Cancun Room, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway. During the breakfast, Dr. Tony Chin, chief medical officer of the Dignity Health – St. Rose Dominican … [Read more...]

Report from the Private Bank by Nevada State Bank Shows Wealthiest Nevadans Giving Back More

LAS VEGAS – A report from The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank shows that Las Vegans and Nevadans are now leading the nation in increased generosity, giving to good causes at a rate increasing faster than in other cities and states. The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank released the 22nd edition of its High Net Worth Report series today. This edition, which focuses on … [Read more...]