Come Run with Ronald McDonald at the 11th Annual Runnin’ for the House 5K Run

Pull up your striped racing socks and come run with Ronald McDonald and Las Vegas’ one-and-only Carrot Top at the 11th annual Runnin’ for the House.

Who: Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Greater Las Vegas What: Runnin’ for the House certified 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk Meet and Greet and run with Carrot Top, pancake breakfast, expo booth area, Microsoft interactive gaming tent, 32-foot rock wall and tours of the RMHC House and Care Mobile. When: Saturday, April 18, 2015 Registration begins at 7 … [Read more...]

Henderson Chamber Helps Make Holiday Wishes a Reality

Sponsorship of surprises for young girl example of Community Day events HENDERSON, Nev. – Every year the Henderson Chamber of Commerce hosts Community Days, where the membership works to give back to the community. The end of the year brings the most poignant service project yet – making a young girl’s holiday dreams come true. Justianna (her last name has been withheld … [Read more...]

CenturyLink Invests in LVGEA

CenturyLink Invests in Southern Nevada through Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance’s ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ Campaign Las Vegas – CenturyLink has joined an expanding number of businesses that support Las Vegas’ global economic development efforts. CenturyLink recently invested in the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance’s ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ investment campaign, which … [Read more...]

November 2014: Around the State

Union Village Breaks Ground One of the world’s first integrated health villages, Union Village, has broken ground in Henderson. The Valley Health System has partnered with Union Village, LLC to create a master-planned hospital complex and health center that combines residential components, entertainment and retail, a senior community and a civic and culture arts center. The … [Read more...]

Groundbreaking for Downtown Las Vegas Clinic; Wells Fargo Invests in Southern Nevada; Home Prices Holding Steady

Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada Hosts Groundbreaking Event for Clinic in Downtown Las Vegas Groundbreaking ceremony for VMSN’s new downtown Las Vegas clinic. Members of the community are invited to attend and receive information about the project. [Read more...] Wells Fargo Invests in Southern Nevada through Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance's 'Engage Southern … [Read 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 development. Thanks to … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Technology

Executives representing technology and communication companies met to discuss the challenges of their industry as options and demands become more complex.

Technology continues to be one of the fastest growing industries in today’s world, showing no signs of slowing down. Recently, executives representing technology and communication companies across the state met at the Las Vegas offices of Gordon Silver to discuss the challenges of their industry as options and demands become more complex. Connie Brennan, publisher of Nevada … [Read 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 plant. The project is located on … [Read more...]

Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance’s ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ Investment Campaign Narrows in on its $2 Million Mark

The ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ investment campaign, launched by the LVGEA in the fall of 2013, is nearing a $2 million mark thanks to local businesses.

The ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ investment campaign, launched by the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance in the fall of 2013, is nearing a $2 million mark thanks to local businesses and organizations that support the LVGEA’s global economic development mission. The latest group of notable investors includes: Martin-Harris Construction; R&O Construction; Juliet Companies; … [Read more...]

December 2013: Around the State

Business News from Around Nevada: December 2013

Barclaycard to Open Customer Center in Henderson Barclaycard US, the payments business of Barclays in the United States, has announced plans to open a customer contact center in Henderson. The center is expected to add 400 new employees in 2014 with a total of 700 new employees expected by the end of 2015. Once fully operational, the center will employ 1,000 people and will be … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Telecommunications

Telecommunications executives met at the office of City National Bank to discuss the need to stay current amidst technology overload.

With the threat of cyber attacks at an all time high and transition to Cloud storage becoming more common, the telecommunications industry is evolving at a rapid pace. Recently, telecommunications executives representing companies throughout the industry met at the office of City National Bank to discuss the need to stay current amidst technology overload. Connie Brennan, … [Read more...]

Leadership Henderson graduates 13th class in program’s history

23 members will graduate from Leadership Henderson program with ceremony May 17 HENDERSON, Nev. – Leadership Henderson, a program under the Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation, will graduate its 13th graduating class Friday, May 17. The graduates will join the more than 245 existing alumni who have completed the program since its inception in 2000. Many program … [Read more...]

Stop the Acronym Aggravation and Start Making Sense of Cloud Options

Cloud services is a very important emerging business tool for businesses both large and small.

Cloud computing is one of the most transformational trends in business technology right now. Even if you aren’t an expert, chances are cloud computing touches your life multiple times each day. Cloud services is a very important emerging business tool for businesses both large and small. If you use DropBox, Gmail or an online backup service, for example, you’re putting cloud … [Read more...]

Technology: Wired Up and Ready to Go

The state of Nevada is building the future today by taking all the right steps to become a global technology leader in the year ahead.

With so much of America looking hopefully to the future, the state of Nevada is building it today by taking all the right steps to become a global technology leader in the year ahead. The technology sector in Nevada “has changed so much in five years,” says Dave Archer, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Nevada Center for Entrepreneurs and Technology (NCET), a … [Read more...]