Henderson Chamber Helps Make Holiday Wishes a Reality

Sponsorship of surprises for young girl example of Community Day events HENDERSON, Nev. – Every year the Henderson Chamber of Commerce hosts Community Days, where the membership works to give back to the community. The end of the year brings the most poignant service project yet – making a young girl’s holiday dreams come true.… [More…]

CenturyLink Invests in LVGEA

CenturyLink Invests in Southern Nevada through Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance’s ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ Campaign Las Vegas – CenturyLink has joined an expanding number of businesses that support Las Vegas’ global economic development efforts. CenturyLink recently invested in the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance’s ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ investment campaign, which launched in the fall of 2013… [More…]

HeART of Giving Gala Presented by McDonald’s of Greater Las Vegas

With 350 people attending, the HeART of Giving Gala raised over $350,000 for our Ronald McDonald House families.

Who:      Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Greater Las Vegas What:    HeART of Giving Gala Featuring silent and live auction, Gift of Home donation, dinner, and live entertainment When:    Saturday, October 18, 2014 Las Vegas, NV  – If you’ve ever planned a large live event, then you know anything goes!  But every once in a… [More…]

Maximize the Benefits of Electric Vehicles: It Starts at the State Policy Level

With Tesla propelling Nevada to the forefront of electric vehicle discussion, it is a good time to call attention to the benefits in Nevada.

With Tesla propelling Nevada to the forefront of electric vehicle discussion, it is a good time to call attention to the benefits of electric vehicles (EV) in Nevada and ask policymakers to help Nevadans reap those benefits. Here at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), students and faculty at the Center for Energy Research… [More…]

Park Place Infiniti Sponsors Smiles for Survivors; Governor Approves Solar Tax Incentives

Park Place Infiniti Sponsors Smiles for Survivors Park Place Infiniti is sponsoring the fourth annual Blow Out Breast Cancer event, presented by the Smiles for Survivors foundation and Square Colour Salon and Spa. [Read More…] Governor’s Office of Energy Approves Solar Tax Incentives Highlighting its commitment to renewable energy in Nevada, the Governor’s Office of Energy… [More…]

Henderson Chamber Workshop to Focus on Energy Efficiency

Southwest Gas, NV Energy experts to speak during Roadmap to Success Oct. 23 HENDERSON, Nev.   – Ryland Whitaker, energy utilization engineer with Southwest Gas, and Jon Trabert, operation’s manager with NV Energy’s Sure Bet Program, will present “Energy Efficiency 101 – Electric, Natural Gas and Water – Start Saving Money Now!” as part of the… [More…]

LVGEA Announces Additions to its Board of Directors

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance welcomes three business leaders to its board of directors.

Las Vegas — The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance welcomes three business leaders to its board of directors. Recently, the LVGEA board of directors took unanimous action to elect Derrick R. Hill, Vice President of Cox Business and Hospitality Network, Las Vegas; John Cannito, Chief Operating Officer, The PENTA Building Group; and Paul Caudill, CEO… [More…]

McDonald’s and Lexus of Las Vegas Present the HeART of Giving Gala Benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater L.V.

Rock ‘n Roll Gala Will Honor Lotus Broadcasting  LAS VEGAS – The McDonald’s Owner-Operators  of Greater Las Vegas and Lexus of Las Vegas are pleased to present the HeART of Giving Gala celebrating 16 years of  service to families in need through Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater L.V.   This rock ‘n roll inspired event will… [More…]

NAIOP Works for Southern Nevada’s Commercial Real Estate Industry

NAIOP gives everybody a seat at the table and allows the leaders of the Southern Nevada’s commercial real estate industry the opportunity to work together.

As an organization, it’s clear that NAIOP works. The commercial real estate development association serves as the premier trade organization for commercial real estate development professionals in Southern Nevada. Membership includes brokers and developers as well as general contractors, bankers, architects, engineers, title companies and attorneys. In large part, it’s the people that make the… [More…]

Personal Goals of High Net Worth Individuals; Desert Radiologists Receives ACR Award

Monthly Report Focused on “Personal Goals” of High Net Worth Individuals, Released by The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank released the seventeenth edition of its High Net Worth Report series, with this month’s analysis focusing on the personal goals of high net worth individuals. [Read More…] Desert… [More…]

Henderson Chamber to Host Annual Business Expo Oct. 3

More than 500 attendees expected; ‘Henderson Rising’ theme puts focus on growth HENDERSON, Nev. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will host its fifth annual Henderson Business Connection Expo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, at the Henderson Convention Center, located at 200 S. Water Street in the Water Street District. Presented… [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…]

Wells Fargo Invests in Southern Nevada through Las Vegas Globa Economic Alliance’s ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ Campaign

Wells Fargo has joined a growing number of businesses that support LVGEA development efforts.

Las Vegas – Wells Fargo has joined a growing number of businesses that support Las Vegas’ global economic development efforts. Wells Fargo recently invested in the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance’s ‘Engage Southern Nevada’ investment campaign, which launched in the fall of 2013 and is a three-year effort to raise $7.5 million for regional economic… [More…]

Local Incentives Now Available For Solar System Installation

Solar energy is quickly becoming a popular avenue for homeowners to save thousands on their energy bills and decrease their carbon footprint in the process.

Solar energy is quickly becoming a popular avenue for homeowners to save thousands on their energy bills and decrease their carbon footprints in the process. NV Energy recently opened its SolarGenerations program that can provide homeowners with a rebate of 40 cents per watt to approved new installations. American Patriot Solar, with its installation company… [More…]

September 2014: Around the State

Nevada Health Care Association Announces Restructuring Leadership at the Nevada Healthcare Association (NVHCA), which was established in 1974, has announced plans to restructure the organization into two divisions: the NVHCA and Nevada Assisted Living Centers (NVALC). The move is a direct result of NVHCA’s membership expansion which increasingly includes more assisted living facilities. Sunrun Expands… [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…]

Wet‘n’Wild Offers End-of-Season Specials: Discounted Admission for School Supplies; Free Admission for Military, Veterans, First Responders; Special Labor Day Weekend All-You-Can-Eat BBQ

Several end-of-season specials will be available prior to Wet‘n’Wild closing for its second season on Sept. 28.

LAS VEGAS – School may be going back into session, but the fun is not over at Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas.  Several end-of-season specials will be available prior to the water park closing for its second season on Sept. 28.  Events include a School Supplies Donation Drive, Salute to Heroes, and an all-you-can-eat barbecue to celebrate Labor Day. School… [More…]

August 2014: Around the State

Read business news from around Nevada for August 2014.

RSCVA Sees Year-Over-Year Growth The Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority (RSCVA) concluded the Fiscal Year 2013/2014 with 163,259 room nights of future business for Reno, Sparks and North Lake Tahoe. That number is a 49 percent increase from last year’s 110,000 room nights. According to the RSCVA, 63 percent of this year’s bookings are new business… [More…]

Alternative Energy Projects: Who Pays for These Boondoggles?

Not only do these taxpayer-funded projects fail to produce jobs, but the bottom line is that alternative energy is expensive energy.

Work is almost completed on the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project, located near Tonopah. The developers had received a $737 million loan guarantee from the U.S. Department of Energy, so if the project fails like Solyndra did, taxpayers will be on the hook for all that money. Even if we don’t have to ultimately make… [More…]

June 2014: Around the State

Read business news from around Nevada for June 2014.

Southern Nevada Business Confidence at an All-Time High According to a report from UNLV’s Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) in the Lee Business School, businesses’ expectations continue to steadily increase. The Southern Nevada Business Confidence Index, created by CBER, rose from 132 to 137 for a second quarter and is now at an… [More…]

Nevada’s Utilities: Fueling the State’s Energy and Water Needs

As movers and shakers in Nevada’s utilities industry plan for the future, they share a number of common bonds in the challenges they face.

As movers and shakers in Nevada’s utility industry plan for the future, they share a number of common bonds in the challenges they face. Future strategies are likely to make provisions for such factors as increased regionalization, new regulations, enhanced customer satisfaction, state-of-the-art technologies, alternative energies, drought conditions, greater management efficiencies and economic growth. Decision… [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…]