Nathan Adelson Hospice Locations to Serve as Drop-Off Points for ‘Back to School’ Supplies for Local Elementary Schools

Nathan Adelson Hospice, the largest non-profit hospice in Nevada, is once again stepping up to help students this next school year.

Las Vegas – Nathan Adelson Hospice, the largest non-profit hospice in Nevada, is once again stepping up to help students this next school year. From now until Aug. 18, the hospice’s locations will serve as drop-off points for much-needed school supplies for students at Robert L. Taylor and Sunrise Acres elementary schools. “Many schools unfortunately suffer… [More...]

First Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program Coming to Nevada

Nevada’s first osteopathic fellowship program has the green light. The American Osteopathic Association approved Nathan Adelson Hospice for a Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program. The program is a collaboration between the hospice and Touro University Nevada. This is a first-of-its-kind fellowship in Nevada and one of only 11 in the nation, according to a recent statement… [More...]

Vegas PBS Announces Lourdes Esparza as Bilingual Receptionist for Workforce Training & Economic Development

Vegas PBS announced that Lourdes Esparza has been appointed to a bilingual receptionist for the Workforce Training and Economic Development department.

  Las Vegas – Vegas PBS announced that Lourdes Esparza has been appointed to a bilingual receptionist position for the station’s Workforce Training and Economic Development department, which offers Global Online Advanced Learning (GOAL), an affordable online education opportunity designed for entry, certification and advancement in today’s workplace. In her new role, Esparza will assist new customers with registration for the Food… [More...]

American Osteopathic Association Approves State’s Largest Non-Profit Hospice for First Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program in Nevada

The American Osteopathic Association has approved Nathan Adelson Hospice for a Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program, the first-of-its-kind in Nevada.

Las Vegas – The American Osteopathic Association has approved Nathan Adelson Hospice for a Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program, making it the first-of-its-kind fellowship program in Nevada and one of only 11 osteopathic fellowship programs in the nation.  The new program is a joint educational effort with the hospice and Touro University Nevada. The educational move… [More...]

‘A Flair for Care’ Fashion Show to Benefit Nathan Adelson Hospice

Neiman Marcus will sponsor its prestigious “A Flair For Care” Fashion Show with all proceeds benefiting the non-profit Nathan Adelson Hospice.

LAS VEGAS – Neiman Marcus will sponsor its prestigious “A Flair For Care” Fashion Show on Saturday, May 3 at Wynn Las Vegas with all proceeds benefiting the non-profit Nathan Adelson Hospice. The 14th annual event has raised more than $6 million over the years. Guests will be treated to an elegant lunch catered by Wynn… [More...]

Industry Focus: Power Women

A group of Nevada’s power women recently met at the offices of Gordon Silver to discuss the trends and obstacles facing their industry.

Women executives are no longer a novelty in board rooms. They represent a growing percentage of businesses across the state. Nevertheless, women face a unique set of challenges and many believe the glass ceiling has not yet shattered. Recently, a group of successful female executives met at the Las Vegas offices of Gordon Silver to discuss… [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...]

Tangerine Communications Merges with The Ferraro Group

The Ferraro Group announced that Heather Austin will merge her public relations and social media firm, Tangerine Communications, with The Ferraro Group.

Nevada Public Relations and Public Affairs Firm Expands to Phoenix  (Las Vegas/Reno, Nev.) — The Ferraro Group, a Nevada public relations and public affairs company with offices in Las Vegas, Reno and Carson City, announced today that Heather Austin will merge her public relations and social media firm, Tangerine Communications, with The Ferraro Group effective… [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...]

Nathan Adelson Hospice Participates in Effort to Support Homeless Veterans

Nathan Adelson Hospice announced that its facilities will serve as drop-off points for Veterans Stand Down.

Non-profit hospice serves as donation drop-off location for ‘Veterans Stand Down’ clothing and food drive Las Vegas – Nathan Adelson Hospice, which is part of the national We Honor Veterans program, announced that its facilities will serve as drop-off points for “Veterans Stand Down,” an annual clothing and food drive hosted by the U.S. Veterans Initiative of… [More...]

Nathan Adelson Hospice Presents 10th Annual Multicultural Luncheon & Expo

Nathan Adelson Hospice, the trusted partner in hospice care for 35 years, announced it will be hosting its 10th Annual Multicultural Luncheon & Expo.

Las Vegas – Nathan Adelson Hospice, the trusted partner in hospice care for 35 years, announced it will be hosting its 10th Annual Multicultural Luncheon & Expo on March 5, 2014. The theme for the luncheon, which will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Tuscany Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, will be:… [More...]

Gordon Silver Honored as Pro Bono Firm of the Year

Gordon Silver Ltd. was selected as Southern Nevada’s Pro Bono Firm of the Year. The award was part of the 13th Annual Pro Bono Awards Luncheon, put on by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada earlier this month. The event honors community volunteers who donate time to assist low income clients with legal issues.… [More...]

Nathan Adelson Hospice to Host Free Bereavement Support Groups

Nathan Adelson Hospice will host free bereavement support groups for people experiencing grief and loss due to the death of a loved one.

Nathan Adelson Hospice will host free bereavement support groups for people experiencing grief and loss due to the death of a loved one. The support groups will provide attendees an opportunity to explore, process and externalize feelings in a confidential environment staffed with skilled facilitators. The sessions will be held at the following locations and… [More...]

California Hospice and Palliative Care Association Honors Nathan Adelson Hospice with Notable Awards

The California Hospice and Palliative Care Association has honoredNathan Adelson Hospice with prestigious awards related to its contributions.

(Las Vegas) –The California Hospice and Palliative Care Association has honored Las Vegas-based Nathan Adelson Hospice with prestigious awards related to its contributions in hospice and palliative care. Nathan Adelson Hospice Medical Director and Director of Palliative Medicine Warren Wheeler, MD, has been recognized with the CHAPCA 2013 “Pierre Salmon Award” for his “outstanding contribution… [More...]

High-Income Households Face Uncertain Impacts from Healthcare Changes

Wealthy Nevadans are not exempt from healthcare uncertainty in the face of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. This is according to the 11th installment of the “High Net Worth Report” released by The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank. One major impact will be a 0.9 percent increase in payroll taxes for those making $200,000 or… [More...]

Nathan Adelson Hospice President and CEO Carole Fisher Recognized with 2013 Kimberley Evans Compassion Award

Carole Fisher was honored with a national Kimberley Evans Compassion Award, which recognizes individuals who have shown exceptional generosity of time.

Las Vegas – Carole Fisher, president and chief executive officer of Nathan Adelson Hospice, was honored Oct. 19 with a national Kimberley Evans Compassion Award, which recognizes individuals who have shown exceptional generosity of time, heart, spirit and resources to support families and children in need. The award, which was presented to Fisher by Actor/Comedian… [More...]

LVGEA Sets Budget at $5.4 Million

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) Executive Committee voted unanimously to endorse a $5.4 million budget. The budget will fund the alliance’s strategy in developing the economies in the Las Vegas valley, as well as Boulder City and Mesquite. The strategy includes “imperatives” to lead economic development efforts in the region and promote Southern… [More...]

Warren Wheeler, M.D., of Nathan Adelson Hospice Named a Top Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Warren Wheeler, M.D. has been named one of the 30 most influential leaders in hospice and palliative medicine.

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Honors the Specialty’s Visionaries (Las Vegas) – Warren Wheeler, M.D., medical director and director of palliative medicine for Nathan Adelson Hospice, has been named one of the 30 most influential leaders in hospice and palliative medicine, the medical specialty focused on relieving suffering and improving quality of life… [More...]

Carole Fisher of Nathan Adelson Hospice Honored as 2013 Non-Profit Healthcare Hero

Carole Fisher, president and chief executive officer of Nathan Adelson Hospice, will be recognized as the Non-Profit Healthcare Hero.

Las Vegas – Carole Fisher, president and chief executive officer of Nathan Adelson Hospice, will be recognized as the Non-Profit Healthcare Hero at the eighth annual Healthcare Heroes event for Southern Nevada on Sept. 10 at Green Valley Ranch. The awards dinner, sponsored by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Nevada Business Magazine, celebrates outstanding… [More...]

MassMedia Community Integration Team Completes 120 hours of Service, Pledges to Donate 100 More by Year’s End

HENDERSON, Nev. – Paula Yakubik, managing partner of MassMedia Corporate Communications, a full-service public relations, advertising and marketing firm, recently announced that the company’s community integration team had contributed more than 120 hours of community service in 2013, and that year-to-date the company had contributed more than $10,000 to local charities. MassMedia’s community integration team is… [More...]

Industry Focus: Healthcare

Industry Focus: Healthcare in Nevada

Recently, executives representing healthcare in Nevada met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss changes to and the future of healthcare in the Silver State.

Left to right: Dr. Brian Lawenda, 21st Century Oncology; Dr. Benjamin Rodriguez, Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners; William Moore, Desert Radiologists; Larry Charlton, City National Bank; Doug Geinzer, Southern Nevada Medical Industry Coalition; Dr. Linda Johnson, Southwest Medical Associates; Mike Murphy, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Dr. Brian Murphy, Nathan Adelson Hospice; Mike Gorman, MedicWest/American Medical Response [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...]