Industry Focus: Non-Profit

Executives representing several non-profits throughout the state recently met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the future of the non-profit sector.

As the state continues its steady economic recovery, Nevada’s non-profit organizations have gotten creative in order to fulfill their mission. Collaborative efforts move forward making industry leaders optimistic about the coming years. Executives representing several non-profits throughout the state recently met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the … [Read more...]

Clark County School District Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky to Speak at Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance Special Meeting

The LVGEA announced that CCSD Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky will be the keynote speaker at a special meeting at the Four Seasons Hotel.

(Las Vegas) – The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance announced that Clark County School District Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky will be the keynote speaker at a special meeting its holding on Feb. 11 at the Four Seasons Hotel.  Superintendent Skorkowsky will speak about his efforts to change the way that the nation’s 5th largest school district does business in a talk entitled … [Read more...]

What has the greatest potential to improve Nevada’s economy?

What has the greatest potential to improve Nevada’s economy?

“Quality education and healthcare are key to the diversification of our employment base, which will bring businesses and individuals to Southern Nevada and positively impact our economy.” Joselyn Cousins • Vice President, Community Development, United Way of Southern Nevada “Not a single event or government program will solve Nevada’s economic problems, but understanding … [Read more...]

United Way Oversees $1.3 Million Grant from Emergency Food and Shelter Program to Local Nonprofits

United Way of Southern Nevada receives $1.3 million grant from Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) Phase 30 funding to distribute to local nonprofits. Allocated to 12 organizations across the Valley, these funds must be distributed to the community by March 31, 2013. "United Way is committed to meeting the emergency and immediate needs of the community, helping them to … [Read more...]

What was your very first job?

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“My first job was traveling around the intermountain west refinishing gym floors at high schools, junior high schools and churches. I probably lost a few brain cells breathing the toxic fumes but it gave me the desire to get my college degree as fast as possible. Hopefully the education made up for the lost brain cells.” Richard Bird • Regional Manager, Marcus & … [Read more...]