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...]

Industry Focus: Power Women

A group of Nevada’s power women recently met at the offices of Gordon Silver to discuss the trends and obstacles facing their industry.

Women executives are no longer a novelty in board rooms. They represent a growing percentage of businesses across the state. Nevertheless, women face a unique set of challenges and many believe the glass ceiling has not yet shattered. Recently, a group of successful female executives met at the Las Vegas offices of Gordon Silver to discuss… [More...]

Roadmap to Success workshop demystifies LLCs and Corporations

Gina Bongiovi, will present "How to Structure and Manage Your LLC or Corporation" during the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s Roadmap to Success workshop.

Gina Bongiovi to show how to protect one’s business and assets Apr. 3 HENDERSON, Nev. – Gina Bongiovi, managing partner at Bongiovi Law Firm, will present “How to Structure and Manage Your LLC or Corporation” during the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s Roadmap to Success workshop series from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 3, at… [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...]

The Modern Contemporary Art Museum Hires Project Manager

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The Modern Contemporary Art Museum is excited to announce the first official museum employee. Melanie Coffee, an experienced and passionate activist for the arts, has assumed the role of project manager for The Modern. Coffee has held positions in several Las Vegas museums, including UNLV’s Marjorie Barrick Museum, The Neon Museum, and Liberace Foundation, since moving… [More...]

Nathan Adelson Hospice to Hold 11th Annual ‘John Anderson – Celebration of Life – Live Butterfly Release’

The Nathan Adelson Hospice Foundation will host the 11th Annual John Anderson ‘Celebration of Life’ Live Butterfly Release.

Las Vegas – Southern Nevada residents who have lost loved ones will have the opportunity to celebrate their memories at the 11th Annual John Anderson ‘Celebration of Life’ Live Butterfly Release. The Nathan Adelson Hospice Foundation will host the event at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27 at the UNLV Alumni Amphitheater, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89154,… [More...]

SK+G Announces New Hires and Promotions in Public Relations Division

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LAS VEGAS– SK+G is pleased to announce new hires and a promotion in the public relations division of the marketing communications agency. New Hires: Nikki Neu, PR Account Executive and Social Media Strategist Nikki Neu joins the SK+G team as account executive and social media strategist. Prior to being welcomed as a full-time employee, Nikki worked as a… [More...]

Henderson Chamber teams with college basketball coaches to fight cancer through Suits And Sneakers Challenge

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce teamed with college coaches for the Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers Challenge supporting American Cancer Society.

Businesses encouraged to wear sneakers, support American Cancer Society HENDERSON, NEV. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce has teamed with college basketball coaches from around the nation for the Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers Challenge supporting American Cancer Society research, free patient and caregiver services, education and advocacy programs. Each season basketball coaches trade their… [More...]

Matthew Burns, Associate AIA Named Vice President of EV&A Architects

EV&A Architects, a Las Vegas-based architecture firm, announced that Matthew Burns has been named as the firm’s vice president.

Las Vegas – EV&A Architects, a Las Vegas-based architecture firm, announced that Matthew Burns has been named as the firm’s vice president. As part owner of EV&A, Burns brings more than 12 years experience in commercial and industrial projects and is familiar with all phases of work, ranging from entitlements to contract administration. He is an integral part… [More...]

Industry Focus: Alternative Energy

A group of Nevada’s alternative energy leaders recently met at the offices of City National Bank to discuss the trends and obstacles facing their industry.

Nevada’s alternative energy sector is changing with new projects and regulations as well as the buyout of Nevada’s major utility. Industry experts are expecting a resurgence of the industry as well as more conservation efforts. Recently, executives representing the alternative energy industry met at the Reno offices of City National Bank to discuss their changing industry. Connie… [More...]

Volunteers in Medicine Welcomes New Board Member Cortney S. Warren

Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada, announced recently that Harvard-trained clinical psychologist, Cortney S. Warren, Ph.D., is now a board member.

LAS VEGAS – Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada (VMSN), announced recently that Harvard-trained clinical psychologist, Cortney S. Warren, Ph.D., is now a board member. VMSN is a volunteer-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the uninsured with access to preventative and comprehensive medical care. As a VMSN board member, Warren will assist in initiatives focused on improving and safe-guarding… [More...]

Film Screening of Controversial JFK Documentary at UNLV’s Greenspun Auditorium on Jan. 31 at 7 p.m.

Las Vegas – Dubbed the ‘godfather of reality television’ for his work hosting and producing NBC’s smash show “Real People” John Barbour will present his award-winning documentary film “The JFK Assassination: The Jim Garrison Tapes” at UNLV’s Greenspun Auditorium on Friday,  January 31 at 7 p.m. The screening is free and open to the public.  The documentary, which… [More...]

Equity Office Announces Rebranding of Hughes Center

Equity Office Properties, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Blackstone, recently announced the rebranding of the Hughes Center to HC | Hughes Center.

LAS VEGAS – Equity Office Properties, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Blackstone, recently announced the rebranding of the Hughes Center to HC | Hughes Center. With the recent acquisition of the office campus, Equity Office will be bringing new offerings to current and prospective tenants. While this rebranding will bring some enhancements to HC | Hughes… [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...]

Vegas PBS Announces Kareem Hatcher as Production Services Manager for Vegas PBS

Vegas PBS, one of America’s most watched PBS station, has announced that Kareem Hatcher has been named Production Services Manager for the station.

(Las Vegas) – Vegas PBS, one of America’s most watched PBS station, has announced that Kareem Hatcher has been named Production Services Manager for the station. In his position, Hatcher oversees all aspects of television production and the Vegas PBS studio, and manages the production staff. Prior to his promotion, Hatcher served as Interim Production Services Manager… [More...]

Henderson Chamber Announces 14th Leadership Henderson Class

Leadership Henderson recently announced its class of 2014, the 14th graduating class of the program offered by the Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation.

HENDERSON, Nev. – Leadership Henderson recently announced its class of 2014, the 14th graduating class of the program offered by the Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation. The 28 community and business leaders will receive more than 30 hours of professional leadership development training, which began with a two-day kickoff event in October and will continue through… [More...]

CALV names new board for 2014

CALV has announced its new officers and directors for 2014, with longtime member and commercial real estate executive Hayim Mizrachi serving as president.

The Commercial Alliance Las Vegas (CALV) has announced its new officers and directors for 2014, with longtime member and commercial real estate executive Hayim Mizrachi serving as president of the commercial real estate organization starting Jan. 1. Mizrachi, who is president and a principal of the MDL Group commercial real estate firm in Las Vegas,… [More...]

Lionel Sawyer & Collins Releases 2nd Edition of Bishop and Zucker on Nevada Corporations and Limited Liability Companies

Treatise on Nevada Corporate Law Only Book of its Kind Las Vegas, NV (June 3, 2013) – Lionel Sawyer & Collins is pleased to announce the release of the 2nd edition of Bishop and Zucker on Nevada Corporations and Limited Liability Companies, the only reference book of its kind. Keith Bishop, a partner at Allen… [More...]

UniteMe.org Earns Top Spot at 2013 Las Vegas Startup Weekend Hosted by The Rob Roy inNEVation Center

UniteMe.org Earns Top Spot at 2013 Las Vegas Startup Weekend Hosted by The Rob Roy inNEVation Center UniteMe.org is a cause-related marketing website comprised of UNLV students LAS VEGAS – May 10, 2013 – The Rob Roy inNEVation Center hosted the fourth annual Las Vegas Startup Weekend held May 3-5. More than 120 participants pitched ideas, with 13 teams forming around… [More...]

WestCare Foundation and UNLV to Host ‘From Their Point of View’ – National Guard & Reserve Post-Combat Conference

WestCare Foundation UNLV to Host Event Spotlighting Veteran Challenges

(Las Vegas) – Since 9/11, hundreds of thousand National Guard and Reserve Service Members have been called into active-duty, sacrificing the security of their civilian life and often returning home with a unique set of post-combat challenges. To shed light on this complex problem, WestCare Foundation and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas College of Education are… [More...]

James Beard Foundation Unveils Culinary Arts Scholarship

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JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION UNVEILS NEW VENETIAN AND PALAZZO CULINARY ARTS SCHOLARSHIP Las Vegas, Nev., (April 4, 2013) – The Venetian and The Palazzo will award $12,000 in new scholarships over the next three years to aspiring and continuing culinary students at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). Administered by the James Beard Foundation, The Venetian… [More...]