Colliers International – Las Vegas Expands Local Team

Colliers International – Las Vegas announced the company has hired two new team members, Sandra Naseef and Natalie Hufford.

LAS VEGAS – Mike Mixer, executive managing director of Colliers International – Las Vegas, announced the company has hired two new team members, Sandra Naseef and Natalie Hufford. Sandra Naseef has joined the Naseef Investment Services Team and will be responsible for research, development, and communications for the team. Naseef brings an impressive commercial real… [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 Nevada’… [More...]

Nevada State Bank and “Eye Care 4 Kids” Helping Nevada Students See Their Way to Success

Nevada State Bank donated $25,000 to Eye Care 4 Kids, a nonprofit group that provided free eyeglasses to more than 1,500 low-income school children.

LAS VEGAS – Nevada State Bank recently donated $25,000 to Eye Care 4 Kids, a nonprofit group that provided free eyeglasses to more than 1,500 low-income Southern Nevada school children last school year. Eye Care 4 Kids was founded in 2001 by pediatric optician Joseph Carbone to provide badly needed vision care services to low-income… [More...]

Educating, Connecting Entrepreneurs; Median Home Price Hits $200,000; 5K to Raise Funds for Kids with Cancer

Las Vegas Will Launch 1 Million Cups to Educate, Connect Local Entrepreneurs 1 Million Cups, a program to engage, educate and connect entrepreneurs, launched in Las Vegas on Wednesday,  August 13. The weekly event will be located in the inNEVation Center, powered by Switch. 1 Million Cups is a weekly gathering that is building startup communities… [More...]

Henderson Chamber to Host Pat Skorkowsky for Sept. 9 Breakfast

Pat Skorkowsky, superintendent of the Clark County School District, will be the guest speaker during the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s network breakfast.

Clark County School District superintendent to introduce ‘Pledge of Achievement’ HENDERSON, Nev. – Pat Skorkowsky, superintendent of the Clark County School District, will be the guest speaker during the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s network breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9. The event will take place at Sunset Station’s Sunset Room, 1301 W. Sunset… [More...]

Clark County School District Waste: Throwing Our Money Away

Two stories have come to light recently that show how taxpayers’ money is being wasted by the Clark County School District.

Am I the only one sick of this BS? Two stories have come to light recently that show how taxpayers’ money is being wasted by the Clark County School District. These examples not only point out the quality of the district’s decision-making, but also make me wonder what other questionable expenses haven’t yet been discovered.… [More...]

“Homeless Youth in the Alley” Bowling Tournament Supports Homeless Youth May 31

Have fun and support homeless youth in Southern Nevada by gathering some friends to form a bowling team or bowling on your own. The Fifth Annual “Homeless Youth in the Alley” bowling tournament will be Saturday, May 31 at the Suncoast Bowling Center, located on 9090 Alta Drive. “Homeless Youth in the Alley” is a… [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...]

Clark County School District’s Virtual High School and Academy for Individualized Study Announce New Name: Nevada Learning Academy @CCSD

Virtual High School and Academy for Individualized Study announced that the schools have a new official name - Nevada Learning Academy @ CCSD

Academy Also Announces that New Middle School Will Begin in the Fall Las Vegas — Clark County School District’s Virtual High School and Academy for Individualized Study announced that the schools have a new official name – Nevada Learning Academy @ CCSD – which was approved by the Clark County School District Board. Additionally, school officials… [More...]

Best Year in Five Years for Southern Nevada’s Industrial Real Estate Market

Southern Nevada’s industrial real estate market enjoyed one of its best years in recent memory. That is according to a recent report provided by Colliers International – Las Vegas. “Without a doubt, 2013 was the best year Southern Nevada’s industrial real estate market has had in five years,” said Colliers’ research director John Stater. “Hopefully, it… [More...]

Vegas PBS Presents ‘Surviving Sin City’ Featuring Expert Panel Moderated by Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez-Masto

“Surviving Sin City” is a powerful documentary that captures the iniquitous reality of human sex trafficking in Las Vegas.

WHO:    Vegas PBS Channel 10 WHAT & WHEN: January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and Vegas PBS is broadcasting two special programs that shine a much-needed light on the crisis from a local perspective: Surviving Sin City – 10 p.m., Thursday, January 16.  “Surviving Sin City” is a powerful documentary that captures the iniquitous reality of human… [More...]

Historic Train Depot in Reno to House Combined Brewery and Distillery

The historic Nevada-California-Oregon Railway Depot in Reno will house the Silver State’s first combined brewery and distillery. This is according to a statement released by Reno natives Chris Shanks and Brandon Wright, who have partnered with a “long-time Nevada family” to transform the downtown building. The business, dubbed The Depot Craft Provisions Company, is expected… [More...]

Clark County School District’s Virtual High School and Academy for Individualized Study Gears Up for Holiday Laptop Drive

Clark County School District’s Virtual High School and Academy for Individualized Study announced the launch of the “Laptops for Learning Holiday Drive."

‘Laptops for Learning’ Drive To Benefit Potential Students Who Need Computers (Las Vegas) — Clark County School District’s Virtual High School and Academy for Individualized Study announced the launch of the “Laptops for Learning Holiday Drive,” a campaign designed to give economically challenged, potential Virtual High School and AIS students from across Clark County free… [More...]

Industry Focus: Education

The Nevada education system has overcome a multitude of hurdles in recent years. Even so, the system still has a long way to go.

From kindergarten to college graduation, Nevada’s education system has overcome a multitude of hurdles in recent years. Even so, the system still has a long way to go. Coming together to discuss issues Nevada faces in regards to education, a combination of business leaders, economic development resources and leaders in education recently met at the… [More...]

Vegas PBS’ ‘artScene’ Premieres October 30, 2013

Vegas PBS’ Emmy Award-winning series artScene is back with its second season, premiering at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 30 with another 13-week run.

The Hit Local Arts Series Begins Its Second Season (Las Vegas) – Vegas PBS’ Emmy Award-winning series artScene is back with its second season, premiering at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 30 with another 13-week run. artScene will offer a mix of local art stories as well as national pieces, with the first episode highlighting Las Vegas photographer Daniel Mollohan. Bringing… [More...]

Volunteers Needed to Advocate for Foster Children with Disabilities in Local Schools — Orientation/training on Oct.1 –

Sponsored by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, the Educational Surrogate Parent Program trains volunteers to serve as parents for children.

Jimmy is a 14-year-old boy diagnosed with autism who has been in the foster care system since he was 8.  His mother left him with a neighbor and never returned, and his father is unknown.  In the past year alone, Jimmy has had six different foster placements. With each move, he is enrolled at a new school… [More...]

HealthCare Partners Encourages Back-to-School Immunizations, Preventative Health Measures

LAS VEGAS – As families stock up on back-to-school supplies and enjoy the remaining days of summer vacation, HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group of primary, specialty and urgent care providers in Southern Nevada, urges parents to ensure their children are caught up on required immunizations and other important health measures before they… [More...]

Deadline to Enter 2013 “Students With A Cause” PSA Contest is May 24

Richard Harris Law Firm Taking Stand Against Bullying

Bullying is a problem affecting students throughout the valley. One out of every four kids is bullied and more than 40 percent have been bullied online. “Everyone is worried – not just the kids, but parents, teachers and others need to understand how extreme bullying can get and what they can do about it,” said… [More...]

Grand Opening and ribbon cutting of the NAIOP Casey Jones Health Center

WHO:               NAIOP Southern Nevada, the Foundation for Positively Kids and the Clark County School District WHAT:             The grand opening and ribbon cutting of the NAIOP Casey Jones Health Center. Built by volunteers and donations from NAIOP Southern Nevada, and donated to the Clark County School District, the new clinic will provide school-based health services, including primary care pediatric… [More...]

Partnerships Wanted: Education Outlook

Nevada Education Outlook: Partnerships Wanted

It would be cynical to say that the future of education in Nevada hinges on money. After all, doesn’t just about everything? Instead, education’s future across the Silver State will have more to do with utility: giving students better tools with which to achieve success, and the private sector, the trained and educated workforce, managers… [More...]

Andson Foundation Hosts Breakfast for Boys & Girls Clubs of Henderson

Nevada Business Press Releases for February 19th

Andson Foundation Hosts Faces of the Future Breakfast for Educational Programs for Boys & Girls Clubs of Henderson LAS VEGAS, Feb. 19, 2013 – The Andson Foundation and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Henderson will host the Second Annual Faces of the Future Breakfast on Tuesday, Feb. 26 for anyone who would like to… [More...]

Volunteers needed to help foster children with disabilities in local schools

Nevada Business Press Releases for February 19th

Orientation/training on February 20, 2013 LAS VEGAS – Some of the most vulnerable children – children in the foster care system with disabilities – need someone to make sure they get necessary services to excel in school. A six-year-old program is providing that support but needs more volunteers to meet the growing demand for children who… [More...]