Ninth Annual Healthcare Heroes

Healthcare Heroes began with the dual goal of honoring individuals that excel in healthcare and helping fund scholarships for future healthcare educators.

Legacy Now in its ninth year, Healthcare Heroes began with the dual goal of honoring individuals that excel in healthcare and helping fund scholarships for Nevada’s future healthcare educators. After realizing there wasn’t a program in place to honor individuals that have done amazing things to propel healthcare in the Silver State, Healthcare Heroes was… [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...]

The Vegas PBS Women’s Engagement Council Awarded National PBS Development Award

The Vegas PBS Women’s Engagement Council recently received the national PBS Development Award for its work in educating on issues affecting women and girls.

Las Vegas – The Vegas PBS Women’s Engagement Council recently received the national PBS Development Award in the “Innovation” category for its work in educating the community on issues affecting women and girls, including human trafficking, the health and well-being of young girls and women who have made an impact in Southern Nevada. Established in 2013,the… [More...]

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...]

Local Hospitality Experts Elected to National Association for Catering and Events

Executive director and director of academic affairs of The International School of Hospitality have been elected to the board of the (NACE).

LAS VEGAS – Tim Lam, executive director of The International School of Hospitality (TISOH), and Donnell Bayot, the school’s director of academic affairs, have been elected to the board of the National Association for Catering and Events (NACE). The election was held at the association’s annual Experience Conference and Expo in Baltimore in July. “We are… [More...]

Henderson Chamber to Host Pat Skorkowsky for Sept. 9 Breakfast

Pat Skorkowsky, superintendent of the Clark County School District, will be the guest speaker during the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s network breakfast.

Clark County School District superintendent to introduce ‘Pledge of Achievement’ HENDERSON, Nev. – Pat Skorkowsky, superintendent of the Clark County School District, will be the guest speaker during the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s network breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9. The event will take place at Sunset Station’s Sunset Room, 1301 W. Sunset… [More...]

Executive Education: New Pathways to Success

When UNR Extended Studies program held a series of leadership sessions for Barrick Gold, the event embodied new trends in executive education in Nevada.

When the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) Extended Studies program held a series of leadership sessions for Barrick Gold, the event embodied new trends in executive education in Nevada. The 15 courses held over two months were shorter than the training once offered by business schools and colleges. Instead of theoretical discussions of leadership, the… [More...]

Local hospitality leader among top 25 young special events pros of 2014

Donnell Bayot is among the top 25 young special events professionals to watch in 2014, according to Special Events magazine.

LAS VEGAS – Donnell Bayot, director of academic affairs at The International School of Hospitality (TISOH), is among the top 25 young special events professionals to watch in 2014, according to Special Events magazine. The magazine recognizes Bayot, 33, for his work on “bringing a left-brain discipline to the right-brain creativity of events.” Bayot tops the list among… [More...]

Attorney Jason Barron Joins Cogburn Law Offices

LAS VEGAS – Cogburn Law Offices, a leading real estate, personal injury and employment law firm in Nevada, announced it has hired attorney Jason Barron, who will join the firm’s employment law division. Barron has more than a decade of experience in litigation on behalf of harmed individuals. He joins Cogburn Law Offices with extensive experience… [More...]

Internationally Recognized Speaker and Human Behavior Expert Shares Speaking Skills to Aspiring Nuclear Scientists

LAS VEGAS – Dan Lier, author, human behavior and requested speaker from Las Vegas, shared his expertise with the next generation of nuclear scientists at a prestigious University of Nevada, Las Vegas summer program. Funded by the Department of Energy, UNLV is one of four universities in the United States specializing in developing the next generation… [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...]

Joanna Myers Joins Gordon Silver

Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that Joanna M. Myers has joined our firm as an associate in our Las Vegas office.

Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that Joanna M. Myers has joined our firm as an associate in our Las Vegas office.  She will be a member of our Intellectual Property and Entertainment & Sports practice groups. “We are happy to have Joanna join our team,” said Gordon Silver managing partner Gregory E. Garman, “She… [More...]

Improvements Coming to East Downtown in Reno

Reno’s East Fourth Street will be transformed during the second annual Positively 4th Street Better Block Project event. Considered “the gateway” to downtown Reno, Fourth Street is home to several historical properties but is in need of upgrades and repair. Local businesses are looking to spruce up the area through landscaping, adding a two-way bicycle lane, re-striping traffic… [More...]

Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance Announces Additions to its Board of Directors

The LVGEA welcomes five community leaders to its board of directors.

Las Vegas — The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance welcomes five community leaders to its board of directors. On May 1, 2014, the LVGEA board of directors took unanimous action to elect five community leaders to join the board. These new members will help continue to build public and private sector relationships to bolster a new… [More...]

A Future of Change: Economic Development

At the top of the economic development wish list is unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones, presenting one of the biggest opportunities for Nevada.

Nevada, because of its narrow focus on three industries, was devastated by the recession and eventually led the nation in foreclosures and unemployment. As both the director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and a resident of Nevada, Steve Hill believes there is a rising wave of economic development diversifying an outdated and… [More...]

Nevada State Bank Expands Product Management Team

Nevada State Bank has expanded its product management team with the addition of two new colleagues.

LAS VEGAS – Nevada State Bank has expanded its product management team with the addition of two new colleagues. Adrick Akoopie is assistant vice president/bankcard manager, focusing on support of the bank’s consumer and business credit card products and working with bank colleagues to find tailored solutions to meet clients’ credit card needs. Akoopie is an experienced business banker in… [More...]

Kevin Welch Named Design Director for EV&A Architects

EV&A Architects, a Las Vegas-based architecture firm, announced that Kevin Welch has been named the firm’s design director.

Las Vegas – EV&A Architects, a Las Vegas-based architecture firm, announced that Kevin Welch has been named the firm’s design director. With over 15 years in architecture, Welch brings extensive knowledge and experience working in the hospitality, commercial and healthcare fields. As design director for EV&A, Welch works closely with firm principals, clients and the project… [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...]

Two Hospitality Industry Leaders Win National Honors

Two top administrators from The International School of Hospitality have won national recognition from the Convention Industry Council.

LAS VEGAS – Two top administrators from The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) have won national recognition from the Convention Industry Council (CIC), the largest association for meetings, conventions and exhibitions industry organizations in the country. The CIC announced this month its 2014 inductees into the CIC Hall of Leaders and third class of Pacesetter Award… [More...]

Nevada State Bank names Erica Benson branch manager

Nevada State Bank has named Erica Benson branch manager for its West Sahara branch, where she oversees banking operations and client services.

LAS VEGAS  – Nevada State Bank has named Erica Benson branch manager for its West Sahara branch, where she oversees banking operations and client services. Benson has been with Nevada State Bank for more than 10 years, holding numerous positions, including professional banker, branch service manager, business center manager, territory sales manager and small business… [More...]

Las Vegas Home Prices See 2.7 Percent Increase

Las Vegas home prices ticked up 2.7 percent in February – even as the valley saw fewer homes selling. According to statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR), the median price of an existing single-family home sold in Southern Nevada during February was $190,000, up from $185,000 in January. Total existing homes,… [More...]

Nevada State Bank Adds Duncan and Yu to Marketing Team

Nevada State Bank named Rick Duncan as social media coordinator and Ling Yu as marketing project manager for the Bank’s marketing communications team.

LAS VEGAS — Nevada State Bank recently named Rick Duncan as social media coordinator and Ling Yu as marketing project manager for the Bank’s marketing communications team. Duncan will be responsible for the daily execution of the Bank’s social and online strategies in addition to digital special projects. A recent graduate of the University of Nevada,… [More...]