Reno– On Friday, December 9, 2016, Care Flight, the region’s non-profit, critical care air transport service hosted its semi-annual Wings, Pins and Awards ceremony. The awards were presented by Dean Dow, REMSA/Care Flight president and CEO; Ron Walter, Care Flight Executive Director; and Care Flight managers, Markus Dorsey-Hirt, Matt Brown and Temple Fletcher who was also … [Read more...] about Care Flight Awards Wings and Pins to Medical and Aviation Professionals
More than 900 children in foster care in Washoe County, with only 100 CASAs in community Reno – The Washoe CASA Foundation is in need of new volunteers to assist our community by serving as a voice for abused and neglected children. #Coffee4CASA will be held on Saturday, December 3rd to raise awareness and recruit new volunteers for the Washoe County CASA (Court Appointed … [Read more...] about Washoe CASA Foundation Holds #Coffee4CASA to Raise Awareness, Garner New Volunteers
Reno - First Independent Bank customers, employees, and the general public, collected nearly 200 new coats for Northern Nevada children to keep them warm this winter. The coats were collected during a month-long coat drive involving all seven First Independent Bank locations. The 192 coats collected were donated to the Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows. “It is truly … [Read more...] about Hundreds of Children Benefit From First Independent Bank and Hot August Nights Foundation Coat Drives
Will Leverage School’s Fundraising Initiatives As it seeks to leverage and manage its comprehensive and wildly fundraising campaign, the Nevada State College Foundation has named seven new trustees. “We are thrilled to have expanded our Foundation’s trustee base with such distinguished business and civic leaders,” said foundation chair David Grant. “All are respected … [Read more...] about 7 New Trustees Named to Lead Nevada State College Foundation
Northern Nevada Businesses’ Employee Donations to Help Support Early Reading Efforts Reno – United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra (UWNNS) has announced that United Parcel Service (UPS) was the top workplace campaign for 2015-16. Through employee pledges and special events, UPS raised $283,000 during its annual workplace giving campaign, which ran from Feb. 28, 2015 … [Read more...] about UPS Top in United Way Workplace Giving in 2015-16
After 9 Successful Years in San Francisco, Affairs of the Vine Brings this Event to Reno Affairs of the Vine has partnered with the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa to bring the 10th Annual Cabernet Shootout & Cabernet Cabaret Gala to the high country of the Sierra and the spectacular Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno on Sunday, March 13th. The 10th Annual Cabernet … [Read more...] about Wineries Battle It Out In Reno at the 10th Annual Cabernet Shootout & Cabernet Cabaret Gala
Corporate giving is not static and unchanging, but rather an evolving process dependent on economic realities for companies that choose to give back to the communities in which they’re doing business. “It’s a concept of partnership,” said Michael Brown, executive director and vice president of corporate affairs, Barrick North America. “We’re in the mining business, but we’re … [Read more...] about Giving Back
Food drive benefits the Food Bank of Northern Nevada RENO – As the sponsor of the Can the Spartans food drive, Nevada State Bank partnered with Nevada Athletics and the Food Bank of Northern Nevada to collect 2,928 pounds of food and $2,244 in cash donations. This effort will help the Food Bank of Northern Nevada to be able to distribute more than 9,000 meals during the … [Read more...] about Nevada State Bank teams up with Wolf Pack to collect nearly 3,000 pounds of food and $2,244 for those in need
Reno - First Independent Bank is helping the Hot August Nights Foundation, a nonprofit organization helping children in need or at-risk, collect warm coats for families during its annual coat drive. The public can donate any new or gently used coats, especially those for children, at any of the First Independent Bank Branches in Northern Nevada. Donations can be dropped off … [Read more...] about First Independent Bank Joining Hot August Nights Foundation’s Annual Coat Drive
LAS VEGAS - Walkers and runners in Reno and Las Vegas in September raised a record amount of donations for the Nevada Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation, surpassing last year’s record amount. More than $61,000 was raised through the efforts of walk participants and supporters for Nevada’s only nonprofit organization advocating on behalf of the inherited bleeding … [Read more...] about 2015 Reno and Las Vegas Hemophilia Walks Raise Record Funds!
Fourth annual benefit supports access to medical and dental care for low-income and uninsured Nevadans Reno, Nev. – Community Health Alliance (CHA) will hold its fourth annual Wine & Ribs fundraiser at Bartley Ranch Regional Park at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15. Proceeds from the event will support CHA in its mission to provide medical and dental care for low-income and … [Read more...] about Wine & Ribs For the Community Health Alliance
For the third year in a row, Northern Nevadans will be walking or running to raise critical funds and awareness for those affected by inherited bleeding disorders during the 2015 Hemophilia Walk & 5K. The one mile walk and 5K are scheduled for Saturday, September 12, 2015 at Virginia Lake Park in Reno. Participants are strongly encouraged to register for the walk at … [Read more...] about Reno’s Third Annual Hemophilia Walk & 5K Planned for September 12!
Businesses receive numerous requests each month to make donations to non-profit organizations and these requests increase during the holiday season. These donations are a necessity to help support the work of non-profit organizations and ultimately help build a stronger community. Currently in Southern Nevada, there are 275,000 children, seniors and families who live in … [Read more...] about Getting a “Return on Investment” from Corporate Giving
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 … [Read more...] about Groundbreaking for Downtown Las Vegas Clinic; Wells Fargo Invests in Southern Nevada; Home Prices Holding Steady
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 over cups of coffee and … [Read more...] about Educating, Connecting Entrepreneurs; Median Home Price Hits $200,000; 5K to Raise Funds for Kids with Cancer
“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 single-parent homeless. Our … [Read more...] about What is your favorite charity?
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 … [Read more...] about Improvements Coming to East Downtown in Reno
Las Vegas high rise One Queensridge Place saw a year-over-year increase in residential transactions of more than 300 percent. Queensridge Properties, LLC recently announced the sales figures at the two luxury towers, which are located near the western edge of the Las Vegas Valley. The company was involved in 55 transactions exceeding $100 million in 2013. The previous year … [Read more...] about Las Vegas High Rise Enjoys Record-Breaking Year
Southern Nevada home prices for January were unchanged from the previous month. That is according to the most recent statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR). The median home price for a single-family home sold was $185,000. That is over 23 percent higher than January of last year. “January is usually one of our slowest months for home … [Read more...] about Southern Nevada Home Prices Stable
During the holiday season it’s natural to think about helping the less fortunate, but it’s also a good time to point out that Nevada businesses donate all year long to make our communities better. Despite what the progressives and the liberal media would have you believe, business owners and corporations are not the Ebenezer Scrooges of today. Businesses both large and small … [Read more...] about ‘Tis the Season to Give: Businesses Help Nevada Communities