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...]

McDonald’s Invites Nonprofits to Apply for a Community Service Day

McDonald’s is inviting nonprofits and philanthropic organizations to apply for the company’s Community Service Day in October.

McDonald’s is inviting nonprofits and philanthropic organizations to apply for the company’s Community Service Day in October. The Greater Las Vegas Operator Association will select one nonprofit that will benefit from a full day of volunteer work involving up to 200 local McDonald’s employees. Organizations can apply by visiting http://www.vegascommunityday.com. Simply fill out the application… [More...]

Under the Big Top

Under the Big Top is presented by the UNLV TCA 490: Meeting & Events Capstone class and supported by donations from the community.

Las Vegas, NV – Join us for a night of fun, music and fundraising! The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) TCA 490 Capstone class will be hosting a silent auction and charity mixer on Tuesday, July 8, 2014. The event will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Tam Alumni Center on… [More...]

Colliers International – Las Vegas Raises $70,000 at Annual Golf Tournament

The 20th annual Links for Life Charity Golf Tournament raised more than $70,000 for various children’s charities in Southern Nevada.

Local office donates $25,000 to support charitable efforts in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS – Mike Mixer, executive managing director of Colliers International – Las Vegas, announced that the company’s 20th annual Links for Life Charity Golf Tournament raised more than $70,000 for various children’s charities in Southern Nevada. Colliers International ­– Las Vegas singlehandedly donated $25,000… [More...]

Advanced Technology Arrives to Catch Breast Cancer Sooner

Desert Radiologists acquired an advanced imaging tool to catch breast cancer earlier. The medical imaging provider is the only outpatient facility in Nevada to offer the technology, according to a recent statement. The provider is offering three dimensional mammography, called breast tomosynthesis, for breast cancer screening. Considered the latest in digital imaging technology, it allows radiologists… [More...]

CREW Las Vegas Announces Annual Charity Fashion Show Luncheon

Fashion Show Will Benefit The Las Vegas Shade Tree Women’s Shelter LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Las Vegas is hosting their annual charity fashion show on May 8, 2014, at the Dragon Ridge Country Club at MacDonald Highlands from 11:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. The show will benefit The Shade Tree, a… [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...]

Gordon Silver Contributes to DJs for PJs Community Service Drive

Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that attorneys and staff participated in the twelfth annual DJs for PJs Community Service Drive this past week. Along with participation at the event, the firm raised over $1,100 in cash/gift cards/pajamas for the cause. Six members of the firm also participated in the first annual Pajama 5k/1M Run/Walk… [More...]

United Blood Services Announces Urgent Need for Donations

United Blood Services announced an urgent appeal for O blood type donations. In the past four weeks, demand has outpaced donations by 400 pints of blood.

LAS VEGAS – United Blood Services announced an urgent appeal for O blood type donations.  In the past four weeks, demand has outpaced donations by 400 pints of blood. United Blood Services has less than a one-day supply of blood types O positive and O negative. The nonprofit is asking members of the community to visit… [More...]

Southern Nevada Home Prices Stable

Southern Nevada home prices for January were unchanged from the previous month. That is according to the most recent statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR). The median home price for a single-family home sold was $185,000. That is over 23 percent higher than January of last year. “January is usually one… [More...]

United Blood Services to Host Blood Drive at Gold Coast Hotel & Casino

Donors at this blood drive will receive a Gold Coast Hotel & Casino black tote bag and a voucher for the Ports O’Call Buffet.

WHO:             United Blood Services of Las Vegas WHAT:          Blood drive at Gold Coast Hotel & Casino WHY:             Find the hero in you! Volunteer blood donors are needed in Las Vegas year-round. Donors at this blood drive will receive a Gold Coast Hotel & Casino black tote bag and a voucher for the Ports O’Call Buffet.… [More...]

Annual Walk of Hope Returns to Benefit Shade Tree on April 26

The seventh annual Walk of Hope will return to Las Vegas on Saturday, April 26, at the new Craig Ranch Regional Park.

7TH Annual 5K walk to support the women, children, and their pets facing domestic violence, critical issues LAS VEGAS – The seventh annual Walk of Hope will return to Las Vegas on Saturday, April 26, at the new Craig Ranch Regional Park. The event will benefit The Shade Tree, Southern Nevada’s only 24-hour shelter designed specifically… [More...]

United Blood Services Offers Blood Donors Chance to Win Two Airline Vouchers in January

United Blood Services of Las Vegas is offering blood donors a chance to win two airline vouchers.United Blood Services of Las Vegas is offering blood donors a chance to win two airline vouchers.

LAS VEGAS – During the month of January, United Blood Services of Las Vegas (UBS) is offering blood donors a chance to win two airline vouchers. As an additional incentive, all donors will also receive a two-for-one voucher for a full-priced dinner and show at Yolie’s Brazilian Steakhouse and Samba Show. Blood donors, excluding those at high… [More...]

United Blood Services to Host Blood Drive at Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall

As Southern Nevada’s community blood provider, United Blood Services relies on blood donations to make sure blood is available for anyone who needs it.

WHO:              United Blood Services of Las Vegas WHAT:           Blood drive at Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall WHY:              Find the hero in you! Volunteer blood donors are needed in Las Vegas year-round. All donors at this blood drive will receive two free vouchers to the Firelight Buffet. As Southern Nevada’s community blood provider, United Blood… [More...]

United Blood Services to Host Blood Drive at McCarran International Airport

United Blood Services relies on blood donations to make sure blood is available for anyone who needs it, and has an urgent need for O negative blood.

WHO:              United Blood Services of Las Vegas and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) WHAT:           Blood drive at McCarran International Airport WHY:              Find the hero in you! Volunteer blood donors are needed to join the battle to save lives. The men and women of the TSA are hosting a blood drive to collect 1,000 life-saving blood products… [More...]

Cogburn Law Offices Announces Holiday Food Drive to Benefit Three Square Food Bank

LAS VEGAS – Cogburn Law Offices, a leading real estate and personal injury law firm in Nevada, announced the start of its holiday food drive to benefit Three Square Food Bank. The drive will run from now through Monday, Dec. 23. To show appreciation for community participation and generosity, Cogburn Law Offices will offer a raffle… [More...]

United Blood Services to Host Heroes Challenge Blood Drive

WHO:              United Blood Services of Las Vegas WHAT:           Blood drive challenge at University Medical Center WHY:              Find the hero in you and join the battle to save lives! Volunteer blood donors are needed to gather 750 life-saving blood products during the largest blood drive in Las Vegas history. This blood drive will challenge the Clark… [More...]

Hometown Holidays at Providence

Get into the spirit of the holiday season with activities for the whole family at the annual Hometown Holidays at Providence at Knickerbocker Park.

Get into the spirit of the holiday season with activities for the whole family at the annual Hometown Holidays at Providence. The free event is Saturday, Dec. 7 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Knickerbocker Park in the Providence master planned community in northwest Las Vegas. The park is located at 10695 Dorrell Lane,… [More...]

United Blood Services to Host Blood Drive at Rampart Casino and JW Marriott

WHO:              United Blood Services of Las Vegas WHAT:           Blood drive at the Rampart Casino at the Resort at Summerlin and JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa WHY:              Find the hero in you! Volunteer blood donors are needed in Las Vegas year-round. All donors at this blood drive will receive one Rampart Casino Buffet voucher… [More...]

United Blood Services Offers Discounts and Free Show Tickets for Blood Donors in November

LAS VEGAS – During the month of November, United Blood Services of Las Vegas (UBS) is offering blood donors a voucher for buy-one-get-one-free admission to Legends in Concert at the Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. As an additional incentive to donate, blood donors will also receive two free admissions to the 2014 Motor Trend International Car… [More...]

MassMedia Raises Nearly 20,000 Food Items to Feed the Valley’s Homeless

MassMedia Corporate Communications raised 19,584 nonperishable food items during its 15th annual Thanksgiving food drive to benefit Catholic Charities.

LAS VEGAS – MassMedia Corporate Communications, a full-service public relations, advertising and marketing firm based in Henderson, Nev., raised 19,584 nonperishable food items during its 15th annual Thanksgiving food drive to benefit Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada. This amount far surpassed the 12,450 items the agency raised last year, which was the largest donation Catholic Charities received… [More...]

Business event mixes holiday cheer, Toys for Tots fundraiser

HENDERSON, Nev. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce and Leadership Henderson will host a mixer to benefit Toys for Tots from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at The Landings Restaurant and Bar, 3500 Executive Terminal Drive inside the Henderson Executive Airport. The event will give business-minded individuals the opportunity to toast their peers and bring new,… [More...]