VEA Receives Green Award from Las Vegas Business Press

PAHRUMP, NV – Valley Electric Association, Inc., (VEA) a member-owned electric cooperative based in Pahrump, Nevada, announced the cooperative recently received a 2014 Green Award from the Las Vegas Business Press as a result of its efforts in developing one of the nation’s largest and most successful domestic solar water heating programs. The Las Vegas Business… [More...]

What is your favorite charity?

What is Your Favorite Charity?

“Candlelighters of Southern Nevada is special to me because of the support, education, hope and advocacy they provide families of children with cancer. It’s important for these families to know they are not alone and that someone cares.” Justin Brown | Vice President Regulatory Affairs, Southwest Gas “My most compassionate feelings go out to the… [More...]

Table 34 Las Vegas Launches 10th Anniversary Menu to Benefit Local Non Profits

Table 34 celebrates its 10th anniversary by launching menu to benefit local non profit organizations.

In any field, it’s difficult to age well. That’s especially the case in the culinary world, where even celebrity chefs’ concepts can fade in time. An off-Strip locals favorite, Table 34 Las Vegas  has enjoyed a successful 10-year run by keeping a simple focus on quality, even in tough times when all businesses are looking… [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...]

Matt Smith Physical Therapy Collects 2,731 Pounds of Food for Three Square Food Bank

Las Vegas – Matt Smith Physical Therapy recently completed its third annual food drive benefiting Three Square Food Bank. The company collected 2,371 pounds of food, which will help create 2,276 meals that will be given to Three Square’s more than 600 Program Partners who feed more than 100,000 food-insecure men, women and children each… [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...]

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...]

Corporate Philanthropy: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

Read Corporate Philanthropy: The Gift that Keeps on Giving Special Report.

When Alexander Graham Bell, the founder of the Bell Telephone Company (now AT&T), embarked on a mission to teach speech and lip-reading to deaf people in the late 1800s, he helped sow the seeds of present day corporate philanthropy. Along with other business leaders of his day, such as J. P. Morgan and Henry Ford,… [More...]

Colliers International Receives Business Excellence Award from Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce

LAS VEGAS - Colliers International – Las Vegas, a leading commercial real estate company, announced it recently received a 2013 Business Excellence Award from the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce. Colliers received a Cultivator award, recognizing the company for setting a standard of high quality service in commercial real estate sales, leasing and management, as… [More...]

Henderson Chamber Welcomes Three Square to Network Breakfast

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly network breakfast with guest speaker Brian W. Burton, president and CEO of Three Square.

HENDERSON, Nev. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly network breakfast with guest speaker Brian W. Burton, president and CEO of Three Square, from 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, in the Wingate by Wyndham, 3041 St. Rose Pkwy. Burton will expand on the topic of the breakfast, “Together, We Can Feed… [More...]

United Blood Services to Host Making a Difference in the Community Event

Find the hero in you and give blood at United Blood Services this Labor Day weekend for the UBS Making a Difference in the Community event.

WHO:              United Blood Services of Las Vegas WHAT:           Making a Difference in the Community event WHY:              Find the hero in you and give blood at United Blood Services this Labor Day weekend! United Blood Services of Las Vegas (UBS) is teaming up with Three Square Food Bank, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers and The Adventuredome Theme… [More...]

What is your hope for 2013?

Nevada Business Magazine - The Last Word - January 2013

Six executives share thoughts on what their hopes are for 2013:

Lea Carrasco-Zanini • Executive Director, Golden Rainbow; Barry Meyer • President, Tuff-N-Uff Productions, Inc.; Lexy Capp • Owner and Founder, Nannies & Housekeepers U.S.A; Brian Burton • President and CEO, Three Square Food Bank; Patty Kelley • 2013 President, Nevada Association of Realtors; Gene Galloway • President and CEO, Plaza Bank [More...]