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...]

Matt Smith Physical Therapy Awards Scholarship to Four Students

Third-Year Scholarship Effort by Matt Smith Physical Therapy Expands to Include College Students and Cohort Program Las Vegas –This fall, Matt Smith Physical Therapy is changing the game for four local students. Matt Smith Physical Therapy and the Latin Chamber of Commerce have selected four students to receive the 2014 Changing Lives Scholarship, which provides money… [More...]

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...]

Business Indicators: September 2014

Nevada Business Indicators: September 2014. Includes status of U.S. Nevada, Las Vegas, and Reno economies.

The “advance” estimate for second quarter 2014 shows U.S. real gross domestic product increasing at an annualized rate of 4.0 percent, rebounding from the negative 2.1 percent growth experienced during first quarter 2014. Personal consumption expenditures, changes in private inventories, residential investment, non-residential fixed investment, and state and local government spending made positive contributions. Net… [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...]

Bunnyfish Studio Revamping Bunkhouse Saloon

Justus Pang, with Bunnyfish Studio, is the project architect charged with redesigning the Bunkhouse and expanding its capacity for the Downtown Project.

When the Bunkhouse Saloon reopens August 25 at 124 S. 11th Street in downtown Las Vegas, it will do so with a new look that honors its long-time tradition. Justus Pang, with Bunnyfish Studio, is the project architect charged with redesigning the Bunkhouse and expanding its capacity for the Downtown Project. Bunkhouse was a popular destination… [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...]

Matt Smith Physical Therapy Hires Occupational Therapist Tonya Dubin

Matt Smith Physical Therapy Hires Occupational Therapist Tonya Dubin Las Vegas –Matt Smith Physical Therapy recently hired Occupational Therapist Tonya Dubin, MS, OTR/L. Prior to joining Matt Smith Physical Therapy, Dubin completed her clinical rotations with the practice. She also completed a clinical rotation at Aventura Hospital in Aventura, Fla. Dubin received a Bachelor of Science… [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...]

Business Indicators: August 2014

Nevada Business Indicators: August 2014. Includes status of U.S. Nevada, Las Vegas, and Reno economies.

The “third” estimate for first quarter 2014 shows U.S. real gross domestic product decreasing at an annualized rate of 2.9 percent, lower than the negative 1.0 percent growth reported in the “second” estimate. The revision was due to the increase in personal consumption expenditures being smaller and the decline in exports being larger than previously… [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...]

Connecting the Dots: Nevada’s Place in the Global Economy

In Nevada where the need to diversify the economy continues even as recovery takes hold, increasing the businesses that export could bolster the economy.

Ninety-six percent of the world’s population lives outside the U.S. Yet only 1 percent of American businesses export their products and services. In countries like Germany and Japan, some 40 to 60 percent of GDP is in export. Still, our 1 percent translates to trillions of dollars coming into the U.S. economy, according to Randy… [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...]

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...]

Chet Robert Whitley, MPAS PA-C, Joins HealthCare Partners Medical Group

Chet Robert Whitley has joined HealthCare Partners, a leading physician-run group providing primary, pediatric, specialty and urgent care services.

HealthCare Partners expands integrated network, provides better care for patients in Southern Nevada LAS VEGAS – Primary care provider Chet Robert Whitley, MPAS PA-C, has joined HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a leading physician-run group providing primary, pediatric, specialty and urgent care services in Southern Nevada. Whitley, a certified physician assistant, is now seeing patients at the… [More...]

Henderson Chamber to focus on leadership for May network event

Rebecca Fay will discuss Leadership Henderson’s impact on the city at Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s network breakfast.

Rebecca Fay will discuss Leadership Henderson’s impact on the city on May 13 HENDERSON, Nev. – Rebecca Fay, director for the Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation, will present “Leadership Henderson’s Impact on Our Community” at the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s network breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 13, in the Cancun Room at… [More...]