Baby’s Bounty Announces Raffle Prizes for Sept. 18th’s Starry, Starry Night Fund Raiser

Baby’s Bounty’s raffle prizes for its September 18th “Starry, Starry Night” event in Las Vegas will raise additional funds to help the organization.

Baby’s Bounty’s raffle prizes for its September 18th “Starry, Starry Night” event in Las Vegas will raise additional funds to help the organization provide  babies in need with cribs, car seats, clothing and other essential items to ensure that they thrive. Raffle prizes include a dining certificate from Echo & Rig, a three bottle wine basket,… [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...]

Downtown Summerlin Job Fair; Three Nonprofits Partner to Help Homeless Youth

Downtown Summerlin Announces Upcoming Job Fair The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE: HHC) announced details for the highly-anticipated job fair for Downtown Summerlin. Job seekers will be able to learn about and apply for jobs in the Summerlin Ballroom at Red Rock Resort on Wednesday, August 27 from 11am – 7pm. [Read More...] Three Nonprofits Work Together to… [More...]

Fyzical to Host National Seminar on Oct. 18 at JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa

WHO:              Fyzical Therapy and Balance Centers WHAT:           Fyzical Therapy and Balance Centers, a nationwide network of medical and scientific-based physical therapy and fitness centers, will host a national seminar for physical therapists on Oct. 18 to help private practice owners address business challenges. The seminar will also discuss Fyzical’s vision to improve its industry. The… [More...]

Eating Disorder Treatment Center Now In Network With Blue Cross Blue Shield

CFHS, a specialized eating disorder treatment center, is in network with Blue Cross Blue Shield, making its individualized treatment program more accessible

RENO, Nev. – Center for Hope of the Sierras (CFHS), a specialized eating disorder treatment center, is now in network with Blue Cross Blue Shield, making its highly individualized treatment program more accessible for individuals suffering from a wide range of eating disorders. Center for Hope of the Sierras’ state-of-the-art outpatient and residential treatment facilities offer… [More...]

Matt Smith Physical Therapy Hires Physical Therapist Kayla A. Rowzee

Las Vegas –Matt Smith Physical Therapy recently hired Physical Therapist Kayla A. Rowzee, MOT, OTR/L. Prior to joining Matt Smith Physical Therapy, Rowzee served as Lead Occupational Therapist at Kindred Healthcare/RehabCare’s Heritage Hall Skilled Nursing Facility. She has also served as the Lead Occupational Therapist at the Kaleidoscope After-School Program for Monongalia County Schools, W.Va. Rowzee… [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...]

Fit Body Boot Camp at the Lakes Launches Transformation Challenge on August 18

Dave Olesczuk, owner of Las Vegas Fit Body Boot Camp at the Lakes, believes that challenges motivate people to get healthy and fit.

Dave Olesczuk, owner of Las Vegas Fit Body Boot Camp at the Lakes, believes that challenges motivate people to get healthy and fit. That’s why he’s launching a “Transformation Challenge” on August 18 that runs through September 29. For $50 down and $25 a week, clients receive fitness training and nutritional plans, along with the… [More...]

Matt Smith Physical Therapy Offers Dry Needling Technique

Las Vegas – Those in pain now have one more option available to help relieve what ails them at Matt Smith Physical Therapy. The therapy practice offers Trigger Point Dry Needling, a technique that uses a fine filament needle to deactivate or shut down painful or knotted areas in muscles. At Matt Smith Physical Therapy,… [More...]

Vegas Home Prices Rise, Market Sees More Traditional Buyers

The median price of an existing single-family home sold in Southern Nevada during June was $199,900 – the highest mark since September 2008. This is according to recent statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR). The median price is 2.5 percent higher than May and up over 14 percent compared to June… [More...]

Matt Smith Physical Therapy Opens Online Store

Las Vegas – With the opening of an online store, Matt Smith Physical Therapy has further expanded its patient resources. Found on the homepage of the Matt Smith Physical Therapy website, mattsmithpt.com, the new online store has a plethora of great products for sale. Aimed at those recovering from injury and those wanting to stay true to… [More...]

How Nevada Stacks Up 2014

The numbers are in and most data indicates that Nevada is making economic progress in recovering from the depths of the recession.

The numbers are in and most data indicates that Nevada is making economic progress in recovering from the depths of the recession.  The state’s unemployment rate, while still high, is lower than it was a year ago, the housing market is up, and tourism numbers are slightly higher.  This weak and prolonged recovery is taking… [More...]

Center For Hope Of The Sierras Welcomes New Clinical Director

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Kelly Kitson joins eating disorder treatment center with extensive experience RENO, Nev. – Specialty eating disorder treatment facility, Center for Hope of the Sierras, welcomes new Clinical Director Kelly Kitson to the team. Kitson previously worked with Center for Hope as a therapist and returns to the center with a wealth of experience. After completing her… [More...]

Sixth Annual Volunteers in Medicine Ball to Honor Rod A. Davis

VMSN cordially invites the public to attend the Sixth Annual Volunteers in Medicine Ball at the Palazzo Ballroom, The Venetian | The Palazzo Hotel.

Nonprofit to recognize past president and CEO of St. Rose Dominican Hospital, Siena Campus  LAS VEGAS – Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada (VMSN), a volunteer-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the uninsured with access to preventative and comprehensive medical care, cordially invites the public to attend the Sixth Annual Volunteers in Medicine Ball at the… [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...]

Matt Smith Physical Therapy Acquires Rancho Injury Care Center

New location marks the company’s 14th clinic in Las Vegas Las Vegas – Matt Smith Physical Therapy, a locally owned and operated company dedicated to changing lives through physical therapy and community outreach, has recently expanded its operations to include the acquisition of Rancho Injury Care Center. The clinic will become the company’s 14th Matt Smith Physical Therapy location in Southern… [More...]

Dr. Carlos William Araujo Joins HealthCare Partners Medical Group

Dr. Carlos William Araujo has joined HealthCare Partners, a leading physician-run group providing primary, pediatric, specialty and urgent care services.

New affiliate is now accepting Medicare Advantage plans LAS VEGAS  – Oncologist and hematologist Dr. Carlos William Araujo, MD has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, pediatric, specialty and urgent care services in Southern Nevada. Dr. Araujo will be working in various clinics in Southern Nevada, including the San Martin, Maryland… [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...]

Chet Robert Whitley, MPAS PA-C, Joins HealthCare Partners Medical Group

Chet Robert Whitley has joined HealthCare Partners, a leading physician-run group providing primary, pediatric, specialty and urgent care services.

HealthCare Partners expands integrated network, provides better care for patients in Southern Nevada LAS VEGAS – Primary care provider Chet Robert Whitley, MPAS PA-C, has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, pediatric, specialty and urgent care services in Southern Nevada. Whitley, a certified physician assistant, is now seeing patients at the… [More...]

Volunteers in Medicine Thanks Valley Hospital Medical Center for Electrocardiogram Machine Donation

Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada (VMSN) announced the generous donation of an electrocardiogram (EKG) machine from Valley Hospital Medical Center.

LAS VEGAS – Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada (VMSN), a volunteer-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the uninsured with access to preventative and comprehensive medical care, announced the generous donation of an electrocardiogram (EKG) machine from Valley Hospital Medical Center. The EKG machine is only one of many contributions Valley Hospital has made to VMSN.… [More...]

Organ Donation on the Rise in Nevada

Nevada Donor Network (NDN) saw its second consecutive record-breaking year in “all apsects” of organ donation, according to a recent statement. NDN received donations from 104 organ donors, 373 tissue donors and 632 cornea donors – totaling a 96% increase compared to 2011. “These significant increases are a testament to the heroism of our courageous donors and their families,” said… [More...]

Nevada Donor Network Announces Record Growth in Organ & Tissue Donation

Nevada Donor Network (NDN) is proud to announce a second consecutive year of record breaking increases in all aspects of organ and tissue donation.

Nevada Donor Network (NDN) is proud to announce a second consecutive year of record breaking increases in all aspects of organ and tissue donation. In 2013, the team facilitated donations from 104 organ donors, 373 tissue donors and 632 cornea donors. This equates to a 96% rise in organ donation activity compared to 2011 which… [More...]