Each year, as current board members’ terms come to a conclusion, new leaders join the United Way of Southern Nevada (UWSN) Board of Directors to enhance the mission of UWSN. As a well-established and recognizable community partner to so many deserving organizations for more than 30 years, UWSN is excited to announce the election of former UWSN board member and trustee Donald … [Read more...] about Community Leader Don Snyder Elected Chairman of the United Way of Southern Nevada Board
United Way of Southern Nevada
United Way of Southern Nevada (UWSN) is pleased to welcome Stephanie Lewton as the vice president of finance and announce the promotion of Dr. Aaron Krolikowski, PhD, as vice president of programs. “As we celebrate our sixty-five-year anniversary of service to the southern Nevada community, it is imperative that we have the best-seasoned professionals in the region on our … [Read more...] about United Way of Southern Nevada Welcomes New Vice President of Finance and Announces Internal Executive Promotion
United Way of Southern Nevada (UWSN) kicked off its 65th anniversary celebration with the Golf United tournament on May 26, at the Revere Golf Club and raised $126,440 for the southern Nevada community. An incredible 266 golfers enjoyed a celebratory event that featured games, prizes, raffles, and an awards luncheon emceed by Chet Buchanan of 98.5 KLUC. “I was thrilled to … [Read more...] about United Way of Southern Nevada’s 65th Anniversary Golf United Tournament Raises $126,440 for Las Vegas Community
United Way of Southern Nevada (UWSN) is pleased to announce the appointment of former UWSN board member and trustee Donald Snyder as its 65th anniversary honorary campaign chairman. Throughout 2022, UWSN will be celebrating its long-standing community impact with signature events to pay homage to those who have aided the organization in its mission of helping those in need and … [Read more...] about Esteemed Community Member Don Snyder to serve as Honorary Campaign Chairman for United Way of Southern Nevada’s 65th Anniversary
LAS VEGAS, NV –UPDATE: Through the support of NV Energy, Bank of America and the Wells Fargo Foundation, United Way of Southern Nevada launched the UWSN Emergency Assistance and Community Needs Fund to assist those impacted by COVID-19. To donate, visit uwsn.org/donate or text "UWSNFUND" to 313131. "As your United Way of Southern Nevada, it's our role to stand in the … [Read more...] about United Way of Southern Nevada Announces a Fund to Help Those Impacted by COVID-19: Resources and Information Available at uwsn.org/COVID19
Non-profits in Nevada are facing a myriad of challenges from finding qualified staff and volunteers to changes to the federal tax code. Recently, executives for Nevada non-profits met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss these and other issues facing their industry. Connie Brennan, publisher and CEO of Nevada Business Magazine, served as moderator for … [Read more...] about Industry Focus: Non-Profit
The Leadership Advance Class of 2017 excelled in its class project in bringing support and awareness to the nonprofit Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth, the most comprehensive service provider for homeless youth in Southern Nevada. The awareness, donation and supplies drive effort by the up-and-coming business and community leaders began in February and culminated with a … [Read more...] about Leadership Advance Class of 2017 Project Focuses on Helping Homeless Kids
HENDERSON – Leadership Henderson recently announced its class of 2017, the 17th graduating class of the program offered by the Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation. The 26 community and business leaders will receive more than 30 hours of professional leadership development training, which began with a kickoff event Oct. 13 and will continue through May. During the next … [Read more...] about Leadership Henderson Announces 2017 Class
LAS VEGAS – As policymakers tackle college affordability leading to November’s election, the College of Southern Nevada is pleased to announce its documentary “No Greater Odds” will be screened on campus, just ahead of the final presidential debate at UNLV. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with higher education policy experts on investing in free … [Read more...] about CSN Documentary to be Presented as Final Presidential Debate Nears
Las Vegas - The Simmons Group Nevada had a busy year helping local and national nonprofits. In 2015, Simmons Group donated a total of $35,000 and over 300 hours of their employees’ time helping organizations that help those in need. In addition to offering volunteer hours, the Simmons Group team donated their professional services, including human resources services, … [Read more...] about Simmons Group Donates $35,000 to Charitable Organizations
LAS VEGAS — The 27th annual Scouting for Food Drive kicks off November 14. An estimated 7,000 Boy Scouts and volunteers, serving over 30,000 hours, will fan out across Las Vegas neighborhoods distributing their signature yellow bags door-to-door for collection on November 21. “We hope to collect more than 200 tons of food so we can feed Southern Nevada families in need … [Read more...] about Boy Scouts Scouting for Food Drive to Benefit Salvation Army Food Pantry
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...] about Industry Focus: Non-Profit
“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...] about What has the greatest potential to improve Nevada’s economy?
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...] about United Way Oversees $1.3 Million Grant from Emergency Food and Shelter Program to Local Nonprofits
“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...] about What was your very first job?