Foundation Raising Funds for Veterans Memorial in Downtown Las Vegas

A local foundation is raising money to build a “world-class” veterans memorial in downtown Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Veterans Memorial Foundation is seeking $2.2 million through its Brick Campaign, where bricks are being sold at a range of $250 to $550. All bricks can be purchased in honor of a veteran and customized with the… [More...]

Henderson Chamber raises $7,300 for American Cancer Society

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce raised $7,300 as part of the Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers Challenge benefiting American Cancer Society research.

Money was raised as part of Community Day, included sneaker design contest HENDERSON, Nev. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce raised $7,300 as part of the Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers Challenge benefiting American Cancer Society research, free patient and caregiver services, education and advocacy programs. Each season during Suits And Sneakers Awareness weekend,… [More...]

Officials Break Ground on Moapa Paiute Tribe Solar Project

The first utility-scale solar project on tribal land is underway in Southern Nevada. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (NV) joined representatives from the Moapa Band of Piautes and executives from First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to kick off construction on the 250 Megawatt power… [More...]

Henderson Chamber teams with college basketball coaches to fight cancer through Suits And Sneakers Challenge

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce teamed with college coaches for the Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers Challenge supporting American Cancer Society.

Businesses encouraged to wear sneakers, support American Cancer Society HENDERSON, NEV. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce has teamed with college basketball coaches from around the nation for the Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers Challenge supporting American Cancer Society research, free patient and caregiver services, education and advocacy programs. Each season basketball coaches trade their… [More...]

Nevada State Bank Expanding Mortgage Team to Meet Demand

Nevada State Bank is “gearing up” for increased mortgage demand. The bank is expanding its team of loan officers to handle a purchase market that is picking up steam, according to a recent statement. “While other organizations are downsizing the large refinance teams they have built over the last few years, Nevada State Bank is growing… [More...]

Workin’ Out at Work: Corporate Wellness in Nevada

Read Workin’ Out at Work: Corporate Wellness in Nevada.

Wellness programs are becoming more popular in today’s economy as both employers and employees alike work to keep healthcare costs down. Wellness programs are workplace programs that promote healthy lifestyle choices, offer opportunities to take control of health issues and cut healthcare costs. Programs may include education, athletic opportunities, on-site medical screenings, health coaching and… [More...]

Leaders challenged to be ‘coach’ at chamber luncheon

During the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s quarterly luncheon business leaders will be challenged to embrace their role as “coach” in the game of business.

HENDERSON, Nev. – During the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s quarterly business luncheon Wednesday, March 5, local business leaders will be challenged to embrace their role as “coach” in the game of business and understand and benefit from the common traits of elite teams. D.J. Allen, founder/head visionary/speaker for The Xs & Os of Success and the… [More...]

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Nevada Commits More Than $1.37 Mln to Health-Improvement in 2013

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s work to improve health and strengthen local communities continued in 2013, as the company directed more than $1,370,204.

LAS VEGAS – Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s work to improve health and strengthen local communities continued in 2013, as the company directed more than $1,370,204 and hundreds of volunteer hours to health-improving causes, organizations and programs in Nevada. ”Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is committed to transforming health care with trusted and caring… [More...]

Gatski Commercial Names Chris Beets Sales & Leasing Associate

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Las Vegas, October 19, 2012 – Chris Beets joined Gatski Commercial Real Estate Services as investment sales and leasing associate. Beets works with Gatski’s Nicholas Barber/Jeremy Foley team. Beets previously worked in the Las Vegas office of Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services as an associate for the national office and industrial properties group.… [More...]

Industry Focus: Non-Profit

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Executives representing several non-profits throughout the state recently met at the Las Vegas office of Holland & Hart to discuss the challenges non-profits face in a down economy:

Caleen Norrod Johnson, Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada; Steve Chartrand, Goodwill of Southern Nevada; Sherri McKenzie, Nevada Gives; Patricia Falvey, Catholic Charities; Sherri Rice, Access to Healthcare Network; Bryan Wright, Holland & Hart; Kathleen Miller, Living Grace Homes; Courtney Orrock, Sunrise Children’s Foundation; Angela Quinn, Building Hope Nevada; Rino Armeni, Las Vegas Business Academy; Barbara E. Buckley, Legal Aid; Ed Guthrie, Opportunity Village; Carole Fisher, Nathan Adelson Hospice; Fred Schultz, Foundation for Positively Kids; Karen Barsell, United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra; Juliana Pisani, American Cancer Society [More...]