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...]

U.S. Sen. Harry Reid to Speak at Aug. 21 Henderson Chamber Event

U.S. Sen. Harry Reid will serve as the guest speaker at the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s upcoming Legislative Update breakfast.

Legislative update to cover what’s being done federally to grow Nevada economy HENDERSON, Nev. – U.S. Sen. Harry Reid will serve as the guest speaker at the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s upcoming Legislative Update breakfast. Titled “Conversation with Senator Reid on Growing Nevada’s Economy,” the breakfast will take place from 7 to 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 21,… [More...]

Henderson Chamber to Boost Business Education During Luncheon

David Chavez, founder of Assured Strategies, will present “Outlearn Your Competition Start Today!” at the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s business luncheon.

Third-quarter event to host David Chavez of Assured Strategies Sept. 17 HENDERSON, Nev. – David Chavez, founder of Assured Strategies, will present “Outlearn Your Competition – Start Today!” at the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s next quarterly business luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17 at Todd’s Unique Dining, 4350 E. Sunset Road, in… [More...]

Henderson Chamber to host RTC during network breakfast event

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will present Tina Quigley of the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) during a network breakfast.

Tina Quigley, RTC general manager, to serve as guest speaker Aug. 12 HENDERSON, Nev. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will present Tina Quigley, general manager of the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC), as the guest speaker during a network breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug 12. The event will take place at Sunset… [More...]

Improvements Coming to East Downtown in Reno

Reno’s East Fourth Street will be transformed during the second annual Positively 4th Street Better Block Project event. Considered “the gateway” to downtown Reno, Fourth Street is home to several historical properties but is in need of upgrades and repair. Local businesses are looking to spruce up the area through landscaping, adding a two-way bicycle lane, re-striping traffic… [More...]

Chamber network breakfast to feature discussion on water usage

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will present John J. Entsminger, general manager of the SNWA and Las Vegas Water District, as the guest speaker.

Henderson Chamber to welcome guest speaker John J. Entsminger July 8 HENDERSON, Nev. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will present John J. Entsminger, general manager of the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) and Las Vegas Water District, as the guest speaker during a network breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. on Tuesday, July 8.… [More...]

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...]

Chamber to present ‘The Margin Tax Initiative: What It Means For Your Business’ at June 10 breakfast

Spokesperson for the Coalition to Defeat the Margin Tax Initiative, to present “The Margin Tax Initiative: What It Means For Your Business."

Griffin of Coalition to Defeat the Margin Tax Initiative to present HENDERSON, Nev. – For the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s June network breakfast Tuesday, June 10, Karen Griffin, spokesperson for the Coalition to Defeat the Margin Tax Initiative, will present “The Margin Tax Initiative: What It Means For Your Business.” Sponsored by Hansen Networks, the breakfast… [More...]

Mugno to Help Managers Handle Confrontation During Henderson Chamber June 4 Quarterly Luncheon

Natalie Mugno will present “Do Something About It! The Power of Positive Confrontation” at the Henderson Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

Mugno best known for making Jimmy John’s successful in Southern Nevada HENDERSON, Nev. – Natalie Mugno, owner of I Want My Two Dollars LLC, will present “Do Something About It! The Power of Positive Confrontation” at the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s next quarterly business luncheon Wednesday, June 4. The luncheon will take place from 11:30… [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...]

Several SBA Loan Requirements Eliminated

The U.S. Small Business Administration made significant changes in qualification for SBA 504 loans. The changes include elimination of “the personal resource test” and “the nine-month rule”. These modifications mean businesses will have an easier time qualifying for SBA loans, according to a recent statement by TMC Financing. “By eliminating the nine-month rule for expenditures, businesses that have… [More...]

Henderson Chamber to focus on leadership for May network event

Rebecca Fay will discuss Leadership Henderson’s impact on the city at Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s network breakfast.

Rebecca Fay will discuss Leadership Henderson’s impact on the city on May 13 HENDERSON, Nev. – Rebecca Fay, director for the Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation, will present “Leadership Henderson’s Impact on Our Community” at the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s network breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 13, in the Cancun Room at… [More...]

Henderson’s Accelerated Development Focus for Next HCC Breakfast

Scott Muelrath will present “East to West – A Virtual Tour of Henderson Developments” at the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s network breakfast.

HENDERSON, Nev. – Scott Muelrath, president and CEO of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce, will present “East to West – A Virtual Tour of Henderson Developments” at the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s network breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 8, in the Cancun Room at Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway in… [More...]

Roadmap to Success workshop demystifies LLCs and Corporations

Gina Bongiovi, will present "How to Structure and Manage Your LLC or Corporation" during the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s Roadmap to Success workshop.

Gina Bongiovi to show how to protect one’s business and assets Apr. 3 HENDERSON, Nev. – Gina Bongiovi, managing partner at Bongiovi Law Firm, will present “How to Structure and Manage Your LLC or Corporation” during the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s Roadmap to Success workshop series from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 3, at… [More...]

Leadership Henderson Accepting Applications for 2015 Class

Program focuses on developing local leaders, provides 30-plus hours of training HENDERSON, Nev. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Leadership Henderson program is now accepting applications for its 2015 class. Designed as a program of exploration and examination, Leadership Henderson examines issues, asks critical questions and strives to provide answers that do not conform to… [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 presents panel, ‘Expanding Higher Education in Henderson’

Panel members to include Berkley, Patterson, Coffman HENDERSON, Nev. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will present “Expanding Higher Education in Henderson,” a panel discussion on creating a diverse workforce for Southern Nevada, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, at DragonRidge Country Club, 552 S Stephanie Street. Panel members will include Bart Patterson, president… [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...]

Workshop Series Makes Accounting, Bookkeeping Easier to Manage

Henderson Chamber’s Roadmap to Success welcomes CanDee Baker, Mary Marriott HENDERSON, Nev.  – CanDee Baker of Baker’s Bookkeeping and Tax Services and Mary Marriott with BRAINtrust Marketing and Communications will present “Surviving the Roller Coaster Ride of Bookkeeping and Cash flow” as part of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s Roadmap to Success workshop series from 7:30… [More...]

Nevada State Bank expands business banking team – John VanderPloeg named retail business banking sales manager

Nevada State Bank has announced the creation of its new team of retail development officers focused on serving small businesses.

LAS VEGAS – Nevada State Bank has announced the creation of its new team of retail development officers focused on serving small businesses in Southern Nevada. To lead this team, the bank named John VanderPloeg retail business banking sales manager. VanderPloeg will oversee staff development of the retail development officers to increase awareness and understanding of… [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...]