Bank of Nevada President Rachelle Crupi Selected as Vegas GIVES Honoree

 

Bank of Nevada President Rachelle Crupi Selected as Vegas GIVES Honoree

Crupi’s Participation Will Benefit Las Vegas Philharmonic

 

Bank of Nevada President Rachelle Crupi is among eight philanthropic women in Southern Nevada who will be honored during the Vegas GIVES event on Thursday, November 2, 2017, at the Ridges in Summerlin.

Vegas GIVES allows each of the eight honorees to raise money for their designated charity by selling tickets to the fundraising event. One hundred percent of the sales price for tickets sold in honor of Rachelle Crupi will benefit the Las Vegas Philharmonic. Crupi and her husband, Steve, are longtime supporters of the Philharmonic. Rachelle is also a member of the Philharmonic’s Board of Trustees.

Vegas GIVES is challenging all eight honorees to exceed last year’s fundraising total of $101,000, which was a record amount. Those attending the event will enjoy lite bites, signature cocktails and also have the opportunity to purchase additional drawing tickets for many one-of-a-kind items.

In addition to outstanding symphony orchestra performances throughout the year, the Las Vegas Philharmonic also works to educate and enrich the lives of school-age children. The Philharmonic’s Annual Youth Concert Series offers fourth grade students the opportunity to attend a live symphonic performance in the concert hall. For more than 18 years, this free classical music experience has reached nearly 245,000 children, approximately 70 percent of whom attend a Title 1 or at-risk elementary school. Through grant funding, the organization has also worked directly with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada to provide music education and help many young children learn to play the violin.

Crupi, a native Las Vegan and accomplished banker with three decades of experience in Southern Nevada, joined Bank of Nevada in 2003 as a Regional President. She was promoted to President on January 1, 2017.

The Vegas GIVES event is planned for Thursday, November 2, 2017, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Silver Ridge, by William Lyon Homes in The Ridges.

Tickets in support of Rachelle Crupi range from $50 to $100 dollars. The $50 ticket includes entry to the event and two drawing tickets, while the $100 ticket includes entry and five drawing tickets.

Tickets may be purchased by visiting:  http://bit.ly/2xglwZq 

or additional information about the event or to RSVP, please visit VegasMagazine.com/vegasgives.

Photo credit: Eric Ita

 

About Bank of Nevada
Bank of Nevada is a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, the go-to bank for business in its growing markets. Founded in 1994, Bank of Nevada offers a full spectrum of deposit, lending, treasury management, international banking and online banking products and services, plus superior service to meet the needs of local businesses. With 10 offices in Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas and Mesquite, along with Western Alliance Bank’s robust national platform of specialized financial services, the banking division is a valued partner for Southern Nevada’s business, real estate, professional, municipal and nonprofit communities. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation. One of the country’s top-performing banking companies, Western Alliance ranks #4 on the Forbes 2017 “Best Banks in America” list. For more information, visit bankofnevada.com.

About the Las Vegas Philharmonic
The Las Vegas Philharmonic, led by Music Director, Donato Cabrera, established its presence in Southern Nevada in 1998. The mission of the organization is to perform music that enriches and educates, helping to build a vibrant, culturally rich community.  The resident symphony orchestra of The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, the Las Vegas Philharmonic brings a valued and vibrant cultural dimension to the city, providing more than 23,000 children this year with vital access to a music education program and showcasing local talents alongside stellar nationally and internationally known guest artists on the magnificent Reynolds Hall stage.  At the orchestra’s core are 76 contracted professional musicians, many of whom are esteemed educators who also perform in other professional productions in Las Vegas, bringing depth and variety to the organization.  As a 501(c)(3) organization, the Philharmonic’s community, education and artistic programs are made possible by the generous donations and support of individuals and corporations.  To join us in our mission or learn more, visit lvphil.org or call 702.258.5438. We’re social!  Follow us on Facebook:  facebook.com/lasvegasphilharmonic, Twitter:  @lvphil and Instagram:  @lvphil

About VEGAS magazine
VEGAS magazine delivers the style and sophistication that the Las Vegas tastemaker demands. Each month, readers are enticed with smart editorial on fashion, style, entertainment and nightlife as well as the glamour and excitement of the city where pursuing pleasure is an art form. VEGAS magazine is published by Modern Luxury, the country’s largest local luxury media company with 84 titles in the top 24 markets in the United States. www.vegasmagazine.com/

Bank of Nevada Scholarship Awarded to Member of UNLV’s School of Medicine Charter Class

Bank of Nevada Scholarship Awarded to Member of UNLV’s School of Medicine Charter Class

Las Vegas Resident Pursuing Medical Degree at New UNLV School of Medicine

 

Bank of Nevada is proud to provide significant scholarship support to a member of the charter class of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ School of Medicine. The scholarship recipient, Diana Peña will join 59 other students at UNLV who are also pursuing a medical degree.

Bank of Nevada committed $40,000 in scholarship funds over four years to assist Peña in her educational pursuits. Eventually, Peña hopes to apply her medical skills by working with children in need of medical treatment. Bank of Nevada’s scholarship support is an important part of the effort by UNLV to attract medical students and help increase the number of future physicians in Nevada.

Diana Peña is a graduate of Cheyenne High School and also received her undergraduate degree from UNLV with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Bachelor of Science in Biology, where she was also a student of the Honor’s College. She began her medical studies at the UNLV School of Medicine on July 17, 2017, and will be a member of the school’s charter class upon graduation in 2021. She is a first-generation college student.

In 2016, Peña was named the UNLV Office of Undergraduate Research Outstanding Undergraduate Scholar, recognized, in part, for her “… outstanding intellectual and scientific talent.”

“Diana Peña has shown to be an excellent student, achieving double majors at UNLV, while also a student of the Honor’s College”, said John Guedry, Bank of Nevada CEO. “She also found time to mentor young adults about their higher education career paths and tutor at-risk students as a UNLV Buddy. She is an outstanding example of the caliber of those attending UNLV’s School of Medicine, and one that we are pleased to support.”

“I can’t thank Bank of Nevada enough for this incredible scholarship,” said Diana Peña, recipient of the Bank of Nevada Scholarship. “I feel like I can now concentrate more on my studies over the next four years and worry a little bit less about funding my education.”

By joining with other organizations in Southern Nevada and pledging its support for the UNLV School of Medicine more than two years ago, Bank of Nevada assisted UNLV in efforts to attract an outstanding charter class of medical students and ultimately help address a community need, by working to increase the state’s shortage of medical doctors.

Bank of Nevada is providing significant scholarship support to a member of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ School of Medicine. Las Vegas resident Diana Peña is a member of the School of Medicine’s charter class and will graduate in 2021. Pictured at the UNLV School of Medicine Scholarship Mixer are (left to right) Jerrie Merritt, S.V.P./ Relationship Manager, Bank of Nevada; Daline Januik, E.V.P./Regional President, Bank of Nevada; Diana Peña, UNLV School of Medicine student; Jeff Miracle, V.P. / Loan Officer, Bank of Nevada.

Bank of Nevada Collecting Back-to-School Supplies for Southern Nevada At-Risk Students

 

 Bank of Nevada Collecting Back-to-School Supplies for Southern Nevada At-Risk Students

 

Not every parent in Southern Nevada can afford to purchase all the school supplies their child will need when classes resume in August. That’s why Bank of Nevada is inviting the public to join its employees and customers in helping to provide necessary school supplies to at-risk students who attend Clark County School District Schools in Las Vegas and Henderson.

For two weeks, (Tuesday, August 8 through Monday, August 21, 2017) the Bank of Nevada Back-to-School Supplies Drive will collect school-related items which will then be donated to elementary schools where a large percentage of parents may not have the resources to purchase needed supplies.

The donated school supplies will be split among the following schools: 

  • C.T. Sewell Elementary – Henderson
  • Kermit R. Booker Elementary – Las Vegas
  • Rex Bell Elementary – Las Vegas 
  • Rainbow Dreams Academy – Las Vegas

All the schools listed above are designated Title 1 schools, meaning a majority of students qualify for free or reduced price lunch, based on family income. 

The general public is strongly encouraged to join this effort by dropping off school supplies such as notebooks, paper, pens, pencils, rulers, backpacks, erasers, scissors and glue sticks to any Bank of Nevada location in Las Vegas, Henderson or North Las Vegas. 

Donations are accepted during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the following locations:

Bank of Nevada Headquarters – (Sahara near Rancho) 2700 West Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas

Aliante – (Aliante Parkway at 215 Expressway) 6915 Aliante Parkway, North Las Vegas

Centennial Hills – 8505 West Centennial Parkway, Las Vegas

Durango – (Durango near Flamingo) 3985 South Durango, Las Vegas 

Grand Central Parkway – (Molasky Corporate Center) 100 City Parkway, Suite 120, Las Vegas

Green Valley – (Green Valley Parkway/Ramrod) 2890 North Green Valley Parkway, Henderson

Hualapai – (W. Charleston at Hualapai) 1115 South Hualapai Way, Las Vegas

Lake Mead – (Lake Mead/Tenaya) 7251 West Lake Mead Boulevard, Suite 108, Las Vegas

Siena Heights – (Eastern near St. Rose Parkway) 10199 South Eastern Avenue, Henderson

 

About Bank of Nevada

Bank of Nevada is a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, the go-to bank for business in its growing markets. Founded in 1994, Bank of Nevada offers a full spectrum of deposit, lending, treasury management, international banking and online banking products and services, plus superior service to meet the needs of local businesses. With 10 offices in Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas and Mesquite, along with Western Alliance Bank’s robust national platform of specialized financial services, the banking division is a valued partner for Southern Nevada’s business, real estate, professional, municipal and nonprofit communities. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE: WAL). One of the country’s top-performing banking companies, Western Alliance ranks #4 on the Forbes 2017 “Best Banks in America” list.  For more information, visit bankofnevada.com.

Bank of Nevada Announces Scholarship Recipient

Bank of Nevada Announces Scholarship Recipient

 

Lorena Sarabia, a senior at Chaparral High School, has been awarded the 2017 Bank of Nevada Forward Together Scholarship. Sarabia has a 3.5 GPA and plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree in education at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas next year.

Sarabia was chosen as the scholarship recipient based on academic skill, grade point average, community service efforts and essay. Sarabia wrote a compelling essay about growing up in a Hispanic family and facing adversity as a young, gay female. Sarabia is a member of the G.S.A. (Gay-Straight Alliance) Club, J.A.G. (Jobs for America’s Graduates), Fulfillment Fund, and the 2016 National Student Leadership Academy.

Sarabia was officially presented with her $3,000 scholarship on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at the Public Education Foundation Scholarship Recognition Luncheon. This is the sixth year the Forward Together Scholarship has been offered to a Clark County School District student by Bank of Nevada, a division of Western Alliance Bank.

“I would like to offer my sincere congratulations to Lorena for winning this scholarship,” said John Guedry, CEO, Bank of Nevada, and a former graduate of Chaparral High School. “Lorena’s desire to pursue education and become a teacher is truly inspiring and we wish her the best of luck in her academic pursuits.”

Bank of Nevada 2017 Scholarship recipient, Lorena Sarabia and Bank of Nevada representative, Karitina Gonzalez.

About Bank of Nevada
Bank of Nevada is a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, the go-to bank for business in its growing markets. Founded in 1994, Bank of Nevada offers a full spectrum of deposit, lending, treasury management, international banking and online banking products and services, plus superior service to meet the needs of local businesses. With 10 offices in Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas and Mesquite, along with Western Alliance Bank’s robust national platform of specialized financial services, the banking division is a valued partner for Southern Nevada’s business, real estate, professional, municipal and nonprofit communities. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE: WAL). One of the country’s top-performing banking companies, Western Alliance ranks #4 on the Forbes 2017 “Best Banks in America” list.

For more information, visit bankofnevada.com.

Bank of Nevada Donation Supports Legal Aid Organizations in Southern Nevada

Bank of Nevada Donation Supports Legal Aid Organizations in Southern Nevada

 Four Southern Nevada nonprofit organizations providing legal services to those in need will share a $9,675 donation made by Bank of Nevada. The funds will allow the agencies to continue providing legal services within the community at no cost, or at a greatly reduced fee.

The benefiting organizations include Nevada Foundation for Consumer Education, Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, Southern Nevada Senior Law Program, and Nevada Legal Services. Many of the clients served by these organizations would otherwise be unable to afford legal services on their own.

The donation was presented by Bank of Nevada President, Rachelle Crupi, during a continuing legal education (CLE) event on February 23, 2017, which was sponsored by Bank of Nevada.

“These four organizations provide an essential service for many in our community who are in need of legal assistance, but would otherwise be unable to afford it,” said Rachelle Crupi, President, Bank of Nevada. “We are pleased to help support the efforts of these outstanding nonprofit organizations.”

Bank of Nevada recently donated $9,675 to four nonprofit organizations providing legal services at no cost to clients or at a reduced fee. The benefiting charities include the Nevada Foundation for Consumer Education, Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, Southern Nevada Senior Law Program and Nevada Legal Services. The donation was presented by Bank of Nevada President Rachelle Crupi at a continuing legal education event sponsored by Bank of Nevada

Bank of Nevada recently donated $9,675 to four nonprofit organizations providing legal services at no cost to clients or at a reduced fee. The benefiting charities include the Nevada Foundation for Consumer Education, Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, Southern Nevada Senior Law Program and Nevada Legal Services. The donation was presented by Bank of Nevada President Rachelle Crupi at a continuing legal education event sponsored by Bank of Nevada

(Pictured L to R: Barbara Buckley, Legal Aid of Southern Nevada, Rachelle Crupi, President, Bank of Nevada, AnnaMarie Johnson, Nevada Legal Services, District Court Judge Rob Bare, Sugar Vogel, Southern Nevada Senior Law Program, George Bochanis, Nevada Foundation for Consumer Education)

About Bank of Nevada
Bank of Nevada is a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, the go-to bank for business in its growing markets. Founded in 1994, Bank of Nevada offers a full spectrum of deposit, lending, treasury management, international banking and online banking products and services, plus superior service to meet the needs of local businesses. With 10 offices in Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas and Mesquite, along with Western Alliance Bank’s robust national platform of specialized financial services, the banking division is a valued partner for Southern Nevada’s business, real estate, professional, municipal and nonprofit communities. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE: WAL). One of the country’s top-performing banking companies, Western Alliance ranks #4 on the Forbes 2017 “Best Banks in America” list. For more information, visit www.bankofnevada.com.

Bank of Nevada Collecting Back-to-School Supplies for At-Risk Students in August

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Bank of Nevada Collecting Back-to-School Supplies for At-Risk Students in August

All Bank of Nevada Branches Accepting Donated School Supplies August 1 – 26

Bank of Nevada is inviting the public to join its employees and customers in helping provide necessary school supplies to at-risk students who attend schools in Las Vegas, Henderson and Mesquite.

For four weeks —August 1st through 26th — the Bank of Nevada Back-to-School Drive, will collect school supplies on behalf of students whose families may not have the ability to purchase all the items needed by their children. 

The donated supplies will be split among the following schools which are designated Title 1 schools, meaning a majority of students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch, based on their family’s income.

  • C. T. Sewell Elementary – Henderson
  • James B. McMillan Elementary – Las Vegas
  • Virgin Valley Elementary – Mesquite
  • Innovations International Charter School – Las Vegas
  • Rainbow Dreams Academy – Las Vegas

“As a financial institution that is highly focused on efforts to grow our economic base, we are well aware of the value businesses place on education,” said John Guedry, Bank of Nevada CEO. “We need to make sure our at-risk students —those who may already be at a disadvantage — have all the tools they need to succeed in school.  In a small but impactful way, our back-to-school supply drive helps these students.”  

The public can drop off new school supplies such as notebooks, paper, pens and pencils, rulers, backpacks, erasers, scissors and glue sticks at any Bank of Nevada Branch. All branches are open Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with the exception the Mesquite Branch which is open Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Bank of Nevada Branches accepting donated school supplies include:

  • Bank of Nevada Headquarters – (Sahara near Rancho) 2700 West Sahara Avenue – Las Vegas
  • Centennial Hills – 8505 West Centennial Parkway – Las Vegas
  • Durango – (Durango near Flamingo Road)  3985 S. Durango – Las Vegas
  • Grand Central Parkway – (Molasky Corporate Center) 100 City Parkway, Suite 120 – Las Vegas
  • Hualapai – (W. Charleston Boulevard/Hualapai Way) 1115 South Hualapai Way – Las Vegas
  • Lake Mead – (Lake Mead/Tenaya) 7251 West Lake Mead, Suite 108 – Las Vegas
  • Aliante – (Aliante Parkway at 215 Expressway) 6915 Aliante Parkway – North Las Vegas
  • Green Valley – (Green Valley Parkway/Ramrod) 2890 North Green Valley Parkway – Henderson
  • Siena Heights – (Eastern near St. Rose Parkway) 10199 South Eastern Avenue – Henderson
  • Stephanie – (Stephanie Street, N. of American Pacific Dr.) 221 North Stephanie Street – Henderson
  • Mesquite – 11 Pioneer Boulevard – Mesquite

Bank of Nevada is a division of Western Alliance Bank.

Bank of Nevada Back to School Drive

About Bank of Nevada

Bank of Nevada is a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, the go-to bank for business in its growing markets. Founded in 1994, Bank of Nevada offers a full spectrum of deposit, lending, treasury management, international banking and online banking products and services, plus superior service to meet the needs of local businesses. With 11 offices in Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas and Mesquite, along with Western Alliance Bank’s robust national platform of specialized financial services, the banking division is a valued partner for Southern Nevada’s business, real estate, professional, municipal and nonprofit communities. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation. With more than $16 billion in assets, Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) is one of the fastest-growing bank holding companies in the U.S. and recognized as #10 on the Forbes 2016 “Best Banks in America” list. For more information, visit www.bankofnevada.com.

About Western Alliance Bancorporation

With more than $16 billion in assets, top-performing Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) is one of the fastest-growing bank holding companies in the U.S. and recognized as #10 on the Forbes 2016 “Best Banks in America” list. Its primary subsidiary, Western Alliance Bank, is the go-to bank for business and succeeds with local teams of experienced bankers who deliver superior service and a full spectrum of deposit, lending, treasury management, international banking and online banking products and services. Western Alliance Bank operates full-service banking divisions: Alliance Bank of Arizona, Bank of Nevada, Bridge Bank, First Independent Bank and Torrey Pines Bank. The bank also serves business customers through a robust national platform of specialized financial services including Corporate Finance, Equity Fund Resources, Hotel Franchise Finance, Life Sciences Group, Mortgage Warehouse Lending, Public and Nonprofit Finance, Renewable Resource Group, Resort Finance, Technology Finance and Alliance Association Bank. For more information, visit westernalliancebancorporation.com.

 

Bank of Nevada Scholarship Recipient To Pursue Business Degree at UNLV

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Bank of Nevada Scholarship Recipient To Pursue Business Degree at UNLV

Marcelle Cruzado, a graduate of Southwest Career & Technical Academy (SWCTA) and recipient of the Bank of Nevada Forward Together Scholarship, will pursue a degree in business in the fall at University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).

Cruzado was among 34 applicants for the scholarship which is awarded to an SWCTA student based on academic skill, grade point average, community service and essay. The $3,000 scholarship was presented May 18, 2016, at the Public Education Foundation Scholarship Recognition Luncheon. This is the fifth year the Forward Together Scholarship has been offered to an SWCTA student by Bank of Nevada, a division of Western Alliance Bank.

While at SWCTA, Cruzado was enrolled in the Hospitality program and maintained a 3.88 cumulative GPA. She held the position of SWCTA DECA Historian her sophomore year and SWCTA DECA Vice President her junior year. As a junior, she was elected DECA Vice President of Southern Nevada, just recently completing her term in February of 2016.

Bank of Nevada Scholarship Winner 2016SWCTA graduate Marcelle Cruzado is the 2016 winner of the Bank of Nevada Forward Together Scholarship. Cruzado plans to attend UNLV and pursue a degree in Business. Cruzado received the scholarship during the Public Education Foundation Scholarship Recognition Luncheon on May 18, 2016. (Cruzado shown here with Bank of Nevada Executive Vice President Regional President Michael Cunningham.)

About Bank of Nevada
Bank of Nevada is a division of Western Alliance Bank, the go-to bank for business in its growing markets. Founded in 1994, Bank of Nevada offers a full spectrum of deposit, lending, treasury management, international banking and online banking products and services, plus superior service to meet the needs of local businesses. With 11 offices in Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas and Mesquite, along with Western Alliance Bank’s robust national platform of specialized financial services, the banking division is a valued partner for Southern Nevada’s business, real estate, professional, municipal and nonprofit communities. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation. With more than $15 billion in assets, Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) is one of the fastest-growing bank holding companies in the U.S. and recognized as #10 on the Forbes 2016 “Best Banks in America” list. For more information, visit www.bankofnevada.com.

 

About Western Alliance Bank
With more than $15 billion in assets, top-performing Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) is one of the fastest-growing bank holding companies in the U.S. and recognized as #10 on the Forbes 2016 “Best Banks in America” list. Its primary subsidiary, Western Alliance Bank, is the go-to bank for business and succeeds with local teams of experienced bankers who deliver superior service and a full spectrum of deposit, lending, treasury management, international banking and online banking products and services. Western Alliance Bank operates full-service banking divisions: Alliance Bank of Arizona, Bank of Nevada, Bridge Bank, First Independent Bank and Torrey Pines Bank. The bank also serves business customers through a robust national platform of specialized financial services including Corporate Finance, Equity Fund Resources, Hotel Franchise Finance, Life Sciences Group, Mortgage Warehouse Lending, Public and Nonprofit Finance, Renewable Resource Group, Resort Finance, Technology Finance and Alliance Association Bank. For more information, visit westernalliancebancorporation.com.

 

Las Vegas Natural History Museum Hosts 5th Annual Sundown in Downtown Friday, June 10

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Las Vegas Natural History Museum Hosts 5th Annual
Sundown in Downtown Friday, June 10

Proceeds assist in furthering the mission of the Museum




The Las Vegas Natural History Museum’s annual summer soiree, Sundown in Downtown, is back for its 5th year celebrating the Museum’s 25th anniversary on Friday, June 10 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., continuing with an official after party at Atomic Liquors.

Hosted at Heritage Park located next door to the Museum, the outdoor celebration features bold rhythms, big drinks and small bites from local businesses throughout the valley. Guests can indulge in cuisine from a variety of vendors including Big Ern’s BBQ, F. Pigalle, Rachel’s Kitchen, Triple George Grill, Imperial Taco’s and Beer, Popcorn Girl and more including a first ever beer garden. All proceeds will benefit the Museum’s mission; to inspire individuals through educational exhibits and programs to gain a better understanding and appreciation of the natural world.

“Sundown is always the talk of the town. Not only is it truly an indoor/outdoor Museum experience, but the whole community comes together to support our mission,” said Las Vegas Natural History Museum Executive Director, Marilyn Gillespie. “We’re celebrating 25 years this summer and there’s no better way to celebrate than with a party.”

This year’s event is sponsored by, UNLV Alumni Association – Rebel Business Network, Downtown Las Vegas Association, Bank of Nevada, Las Vegas Limousine/Frias Transportation, Southern Wine and Spirits and Courtney Landscape and Pools.

Tickets to Sundown in Downtown start at $35, which includes all you can eat via food vendors and two drink tickets (additional drink tickets can be purchased for $5 each). VIP admission starts at $55 and includes all you can eat and drink. Couples and party pack VIP tickets are available. Tickets can be purchases here: http://bit.ly/1qh2KKc or by visiting www.lvnhm.org.  Guests must be 21 years of age or older to attend.

ABOUT THE LVNHM:
The Las Vegas Natural History Museum opened in 1991 and is a private, non–profit institution dedicated to educating children, adults, and families in the natural sciences, both past and present.  Through its interactive exhibits, educational programs, and the preservation of its collections, the Museum strives to instill an understanding and appreciation of the world’s wildlife, ecosystems, and cultures.  Please visit www.lvnhm.org or call (702) 384–3466 for additional information.

Bank of Nevada named Financial Firm of the Year by NAIOP Southern Nevada

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Bank of Nevada named Financial Firm of the Year by NAIOP Southern Nevada

 

For the second year in a row, Bank of Nevada was named Financial Firm of the Year by members of NAIOP Southern Nevada, a chapter of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association.

The award was presented March 12, 2016, at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino during NAIOP Southern Nevada’s 2016 Spotlight Awards.  The awards recognize members who positively impact the industry and increase public awareness through their outstanding achievements.

Bank of Nevada’s Dennis Balletto, SVP Real Estate Senior Loan Officer, and Kenneth Mundt, VP Senior Loan Officer, accepted the award on behalf of the bank, which is a division of Western Alliance Bank.

“The fact that Bank of Nevada was named Financial Firm of the Year, two years in a row by NAIOP Southern Nevada, is a testament to our understanding and support of the commercial development and commercial real estate industries,” said John Guedry, Bank of Nevada CEO.  “We know it makes a difference to have a bank that actually understands and anticipates the needs of developers, owners and operators of commercial real estate properties.”

NAIOP Southern Nevada comprises more than 400 members serving the Southern Nevada market and advances responsible commercial real estate development and advocates for effective public policy.

Bank of Nevada named Financial Firm of the Year

Photo: L to R: Dennis Balletto, Bank of Nevada SVP Real Estate Senior Loan Officer, Kenneth Mundt, VP Senior Loan Officer and Mike Shohet, President of NAIOP Southern Nevada.   (Courtesy NAIOP Southern Nevada)
About Bank of Nevada
Bank of Nevada is a division of Western Alliance Bank, the go-to bank for business in its growing markets. Founded in 1994, Bank of Nevada offers a full spectrum of deposit, lending, treasury management, international banking and online banking products and services, plus superior service to meet the needs of local businesses. With 11 offices in Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas and Mesquite, along with Western Alliance Bank’s robust national platform of specialized financial services, the banking division is a valued partner for Southern Nevada’s business, real estate, professional, municipal and nonprofit communities. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation. With $14 billion in assets, Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) is one of the fastest-growing bank holding companies in the U.S. and recognized as #10 on the Forbes 2016 “Best Banks in America” list. For more information, visit www.bankofnevada.com.

About Western Alliance Bank
With $14 billion in assets, top-performing Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) is one of the fastest-growing bank holding companies in the U.S. and recognized as #10 on the Forbes 2016 “Best Banks in America” list. Its primary subsidiary, Western Alliance Bank, is the go-to bank for business and succeeds with local teams of experienced bankers who deliver superior service and a full spectrum of deposit, lending, treasury management, international banking and online banking products and services. Western Alliance Bank operates full-service banking divisions: Alliance Bank of Arizona, Bank of Nevada, Bridge Bank, First Independent Bank and Torrey Pines Bank. The bank also serves business customers through a robust national platform of specialized financial services including Corporate Finance, Equity Fund Resources, Life Sciences Group, Mortgage Warehouse Lending, Public and Nonprofit Finance, Renewable Resource Group, Resort Finance, Technology Finance and Alliance Association Bank. For more information, visit westernalliancebancorporation.com.

$1.4 Million in STEM Curriculum Gifted to Nevada Schools

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$1.4 Million in STEM Curriculum Gifted to Nevada Schools

Donation Announced at Business + Education (BE) Engaged Summit 2016

Middle school students at Nevada public schools will have access to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM 101) curriculum, thanks to a generous gift from The STEM Academy, Inc., an internationally known and respected organization advancing economic development by improving STEM literacy to meet future workforce needs.

The donation announced during today’s Business + Education (BE) Engaged Summit, came as a result of requests from leaders at Bank of Nevada and First Independent Bank, who are directly involved in statewide efforts to expand STEM curriculum and improve educational performance in Nevada. Bank of Nevada and First Independent Bank are both divisions of Western Alliance Bank.


Providing this curriculum for a three-year licensing term, and at no cost to 88 middle schools in Nevada, is a financial donation of more than $1.4 million dollars. The majority of the middle schools that will benefit from this gift, 58 facilities, are within the Clark County School District, which is the fifth largest school district in the United States.

“We believe this generous donation from The STEM Academy is a game changer for Nevada students and also illustrates what happens when business leaders get involved in education,” said John Guedry, CEO of Bank of Nevada.  “By exposing these students to STEM 101 curriculum, at a crucial time in their learning experience, we hope to trigger a long-term interest in science, technology, engineering, and math, which can put these students ahead of others in the years to come.”

In partnership with Nevada economic development offices, The STEM Academy curriculum helps to create a pipeline of future STEM-educated workers based on the state’s strategic goals and projected workforce needs. The educational framework benefits those students choosing a pathway directly into industry, as well as those who choose post-secondary advancement.  Additionally, STEM 101 curriculum  has shown to improve performance among under-represented minority and low-income students, close achievement gaps, decrease dropout rates and increase high school graduation.

“The STEM Academy is providing quality instructional materials for the next generation science standards,” said Pat Skorkowsky, Superintendent of the Clark County School District. “This gift will move Nevada middle schools toward the New Nevada.”

“STEM 101 is a tremendous gift that fits nicely into Governor Sandoval’s vision to make Nevada’s students college and career ready,” said Steve Canavero, Ph.D., Nevada Superintendent of Public Instruction. “STEM 101 is an extremely valuable benefit for our Nevada middle school students in the realm of STEM education whether in school, after-school or during summer programs.  With the support of our community, this program will allow 88 middle schools in Nevada to engage in collaboration with real-world settings and experiences together with an enriched instructional process that connects multiple core disciplines to bring STEM to life.”

The donated curriculum will be combined with additional funding from the State of Nevada and the Clark County School District to provide the needed accompanying materials for students, some of which can be utilized in subsequent years.

STEM 101 gift

Eighty-eight Nevada public middle schools will receive STEM 101 curriculum for free, for a three-year licensing term, thanks to a generous gift from The Stem Academy, Inc.  The gift, which is valued at more than $1.4 million dollars, was announced during the Business + Education (BE) Engaged Summit 2016: Accelerating a New Nevada, an event to help get the business community engaged in supporting public education.  The Stem Academy, Inc. is an internationally known and respected organization advancing economic development by improving STEM literacy to meet future workforce needs.
(L to R) Steve Canavero, Nevada Superintendent of Public Instruction; John Guedry, Bank of Nevada CEO; Dr. Alan Gomez, founder and Chief Academic Officer, The Stem Academy, Inc.; Mike Hix, SVP/Branch Administrator First Independent Bank; Pat Skorkowsky, Clark County School District Superintendent.

 

About Bank of Nevada
Bank of Nevada is a division of Western Alliance Bank, the go-to bank for business in its growing markets. Founded in 1994, Bank of Nevada offers a full spectrum of deposit, lending, treasury management, international banking and online banking products and services, plus superior service to meet the needs of local businesses. With 11 offices in Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas and Mesquite, along with Western Alliance Bank’s robust national platform of specialized financial services, the banking division is a valued partner for Southern Nevada’s business, real estate, professional, municipal and nonprofit communities. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation. With $14 billion in assets, Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) is one of the fastest-growing bank holding companies in the U.S. and recognized as #10 on the Forbes 2016 “Best Banks in America” list. For more information, visit www.bankofnevada.com.

About First Independent Bank
First Independent Bank is a division of Western Alliance Bank, the go-to bank for business in its growing markets. Founded in 1999, First Independent Bank offers a full spectrum of deposit, lending, treasury management, international banking and online banking products and services, plus superior service to meet the needs of local businesses. With seven offices in Reno, Sparks, Carson City, and Fallon, along with Western Alliance Bank’s robust national platform of specialized financial services, the banking division is a valued partner for Northern Nevada’s business, real estate, professional, municipal and nonprofit communities. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation. With $14 billion in assets, Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) is one of the fastest-growing bank holding companies in the U.S. and recognized as #10 on the Forbes 2016 “Best Banks in America” list. For more information, visit www.firstindependentnv.com.

About Western Alliance Bank
With $14 billion in assets, top-performing Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) is one of the fastest-growing bank holding companies in the U.S. and recognized as #10 on the Forbes 2016 “Best Banks in America” list. Its primary subsidiary, Western Alliance Bank, is the go-to bank for business and succeeds with local teams of experienced bankers who deliver superior service and a full spectrum of deposit, lending, treasury management, international banking and online banking products and services. Western Alliance Bank operates full-service banking divisions: Alliance Bank of Arizona, Bank of Nevada, Bridge Bank, First Independent Bank and Torrey Pines Bank. The bank also serves business customers through a robust national platform of specialized financial services including Corporate Finance, Equity Fund Resources, Life Sciences Group, Mortgage Warehouse Lending, Public and Nonprofit Finance, Renewable Resource Group, Resort Finance, Technology Finance and Alliance Association Bank. For more information, visit westernalliancebancorporation.com.

Bank of Nevada Branch Hosting Art Exhibition in December

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Bank of Nevada Branch Hosting Art Exhibition in December

Local Artist Robert Zinni Creates Artwork Illustrating “Trust” Theme

 Bank of Nevada will host a special artistic exhibition during the month of November at its Grand Central Parkway Branch featuring the oil paintings of local artist Robert Zinni.

Twelve pieces of Zinni’s oil on canvas artwork will be displayed in the branch during normal bank hours throughout December, each piece is an interpretation of the main themes of the exhibition, “Trust.”

“What I’m trying to do is bring two very different worlds together,” said Robert Zinni. “From a distance, it may seem that there is no connection between art and banking. What I found through this process is that throughout this great city, everyday, we all rely on one another to get through our daily experiences. We can learn a lot from this collaboration and build a fruitful future here.”

The public is invited to view Zinni’s artwork at the branch located at 100 City Parkway, Suite 120 inside theRobert Zinni at the corner of Grand Central Parkway and City Parkway in Las Vegas.

A special “meet the artist” event will also take place on Thursday, December 3, 2015 6:00pm – 8:00pm, allowing Zinni to interact with the public and explain the thoughts and motivations behind the paintings on display.

“The vibe in Downtown Las Vegas is one of change, expansion, renewal and growth,” said Michael Cunningham, EVP Regional President. “This is also a perfect opportunity for us to support the growing artistic community, as well as the many businesses downtown, by bringing these two worlds together.”

Zinni, a native of Batavia, New York, relies on inspiration from his dreams and memories to create his works. His path into the art world began late, when, in college he took a drawing class. During the course of the semester, his instructor told him his ability advanced from a 5th grade level to professional. This launched Zinni’s artistic pursuits.

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About Bank of Nevada
Bank of Nevada is a division of Western Alliance Bank, the go-to bank for business in its growing markets. Founded in 1994, Bank of Nevada offers a full spectrum of deposit, lending, treasury management and online banking products and services, plus superior, personalized service to meet the needs of local businesses. With 11 offices in Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas and Mesquite, along with Western Alliance Bank’s robust national platform of specialized financial services, the banking division is a valued partner for Southern Nevada’s business, real estate, professional, municipal and nonprofit communities. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation. With more than $10 billion in assets, Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) is one of the fastest-growing bank holding companies in the U.S. For more information, visit www.bankofnevada.com.

Bank of Nevada Employee Blood Drive Attracts New Donors During Low Donation Season

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Bank of Nevada Employee Blood Drive Attracts New Donors During Low Donation Season

There is a crucial need for blood donations during the summer months when many people who donate regularly, take some well deserved time off. Unfortunately, the need for life saving blood by hospitals and other medical agencies never goes away.

 

That’s one reason Bank of Nevada held an employee blood drive at its Sahara Branch location during this traditionally low donation time.

 

Among the donors were bank tellers, managers and vice presidents. The drive surpassed its intended goal with a total of 17 donations collected, the highest number of donations collected at the branch since 2010.

 

Donating blood is a no-cost way to support the community. If you would like to donate blood or have additional questions about the blood donation process, please call United Blood Services at (877) 827-4376 or find additional information here: http://www.unitedbloodservices.org/learnMore.aspx

 

 

Renee Harvey, Bank of Nevada Senior Vice President, Operations Manager, was among the blood donors during a Bank of Nevada employee blood drive on August 5, 2015 at the bank’s Sahara Branch location.  Traditionally, blood donations decline during the summer months.  Those who would like to donate are encouraged to call United Blood Services at (877) 827-4376.
Renee Harvey, Bank of Nevada Senior Vice President, Operations Manager, was among the blood donors during a Bank of Nevada employee blood drive on August 5, 2015 at the bank’s Sahara Branch location. Traditionally, blood donations decline during the summer months. Those who would like to donate are encouraged to call United Blood Services at (877) 827-4376.

 

 

About Bank of Nevada

Bank of Nevada is a division of Western Alliance Bank, the go-to bank for business in its growing markets.  Founded in 1994, Bank of Nevada offers a full spectrum of deposit, lending, treasury management and online banking products and services, plus superior, personalized service to meet the needs of local businesses.  With 11 offices in Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas and Mesquite, along with Western Alliance Bank’s robust national platform of specialized financial services, the banking division is a valued partner for Southern Nevada’s business, real estate, professional, municipal and nonprofit communities.  Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation. With more than $10 billion in assets, Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) is one of the fastest-growing bank holding companies in the U.S. For more information, visit www.bankofnevada.com.

 

About Western Alliance Bancorporation

Driving growth in assets and earnings, top-performing Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) has more than $10 billion in assets and is one of the fastest growing bank holding companies in the U.S.  Its primary subsidiary, Western Alliance Bank, is the go-to bank for business and succeeds with local teams of experienced bankers who deliver superior, personalized services and a full spectrum of deposit, lending, treasury management and online banking products and services. Western Alliance Bank operates full-service banking divisions: Alliance Bank of Arizona, Bank of Nevada, Bridge Bank, First Independent Bank and Torrey Pines Bank. The bank also serves business customers through a robust national platform of specialized financial services including Alliance Association Bank, Western Alliance Corporate Finance, Western Alliance Equipment Finance, Western Alliance Public Finance, Western Alliance Resort Finance, and Western Alliance Warehouse Lending. For more information visit westernalliancebancorp.com.

 

 

For additional information, please contact:

Walaya Rivera

Bank of Nevada

wrivera@bankofnevada.com

702-252-6301

 

Bank of Nevada Collecting School Supplies For Hundreds of Students In Need

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Bank of Nevada Collecting School Supplies For Hundreds of Students In Need

 

The 2015 School Supply Drive begins August 10, 2015

The public is invited to help provide school supplies for hundreds of Southern Nevada students whose parents may have difficulty providing the basic supplies their child will need.

 

The 2015 Bank of Nevada School Supply Drive, happening August 10, 2015 through August 28, 2015, is a chance for Bank of Nevada employees, customers as well as the general public to provide the tools and supplies many students will need for the new school year.

 

“We are big supporters of education and helping students understand the importance of doing well in school,” said John Guedry, Bank of Nevada Chief Executive Officer.  “Unfortunately, a student who starts school without the proper tools is already at a disadvantage. We want to prevent that from happening.”

 

The public can drop off new school supplies at any one of the 11 Bank of Nevada branches in Southern Nevada.  The supplies will be donated equally to three Clark County School District schools which are considered Title One Schools, meaning a significant number of students enrolled, are considered economically disadvantaged. The chosen schools are: 

 

  • C.T. Sewell Elementary – Henderson
  • James B McMillian Elementary – Las Vegas
  • Virgin Valley Elementary – Mesquite
  • Innovation International Charter School – Las Vegas

 

Donations can be dropped off at any of the following Bank of Nevada Branches during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

  • Sahara  – 2700 West Sahara Avenue
  • Lake Mead  – 7251 West Lake Mead, Suite 108
  • Durango – 3985 South Durango
  • Centennial Hills – 8505 West Centennial Parkway
  • Hualapai – 1115 South Hualapai Way
  • Grand Central – 100 City Parkway, Suite 120
  • Green Valley – 2890 North Green Valley Parkway – Henderson
  • Siena Heights – 10199 South Eastern Avenue – Henderson
  • Stephanie – 221 North Stephanie Street – Henderson
  • Aliante – 6915 Aliante Parkway – North Las Vegas
  • Mesquite – 11 Pioneer Boulevard – Mesquite

 

 

 

For additional information, please contact:

Walaya Rivera

Bank of Nevada

wrivera@bankofnevada.com

(702) 252-6301

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About Bank of Nevada

Bank of Nevada is a division of Western Alliance Bank, the go-to bank for business in its growing markets.  Founded in 1994, Bank of Nevada offers a full spectrum of deposit, lending, treasury management and online banking products and services, plus superior, personalized service to meet the needs of local businesses.  With 11 offices in Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas and Mesquite, along with Western Alliance Bank’s robust national platform of specialized financial services, the banking division is a valued partner for Southern Nevada’s business, real estate, professional, municipal and nonprofit communities.  Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation. With more than $10 billion in assets, Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) is one of the fastest-growing bank holding companies in the U.S. For more information, visit www.bankofnevada.com.

About Western Alliance Bancorporation

Driving growth in assets and earnings, top-performing Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) has more than $10 billion in assets and is one of the fastest growing bank holding companies in the U.S.  Its primary subsidiary, Western Alliance Bank, is the go-to bank for business and succeeds with local teams of experienced bankers who deliver superior, personalized services and a full spectrum of deposit, lending, treasury management and online banking products and services. Western Alliance Bank operates full-service banking divisions: Alliance Bank of Arizona, Bank of Nevada, Bridge Bank, First Independent Bank and Torrey Pines Bank. The bank also serves business customers through a robust national platform of specialized financial services including Alliance Association Bank, Western Alliance Corporate Finance, Western Alliance Equipment Finance, Western Alliance Public Finance, Western Alliance Resort Finance, and Western Alliance Warehouse Lending. For more information visit westernalliancebancorp.com.

 

 

Las Vegas Pro Am Benefits Southern Nevada Senior Law Program

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First Annual Las Vegas Tennis Pro Am Benefits Southern Nevada Senior Law Program
$5,000 in Proceeds will help to Provide Legal Services to Seniors in Need

In its inaugural fundraising event, 16 tennis teams took part in the Las Vegas Tennis Pro Am Tournament on Sunday, June 7, 2015, raising nearly $5,000 for the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization Southern Nevada Senior Law Program.

The tournament, held at Spanish Trail Country Club, attracted tennis teaching professionals, retired tennis tour players, as well as college and local business professionals that play with a high level of skill.

All of the money raised goes directly to the Southern Nevada Senior Law Program, which provides free legal assistance and advocacy services to seniors in Southern Nevada. The program often helps seniors in areas such as guardianship, elder abuse, probate and advanced directives.

“This was an outstanding success for us in our first effort to support such a worthy and important organization,” said Chris Gaynor, Vice President at Bank of Nevada & tournament organizer. “With our growing population of seniors in Southern Nevada, we need the Southern Nevada Senior Law Program to assist those who cannot afford extensive legal bills, but need legal help.”

Brothers Sean and Chris Hubbard took home the first place trophy in the Las Vegas Pro Am, after beating opponents Igor Santana and Romik Yeghnazary.

Prior to the tournament, a cocktail party featuring raffle prizes was hosted by Randy Char at the Char Luxury Lounge Real Estate Office at Tivoli Village.

Last year the Southern Nevada Senior Law Program assisted thousands of seniors with important legal help. Services at the Southern Nevada Senior Law Program are provided at no cost to seniors aged 60 and older who reside in Clark County. For additional information on specific services, please contact the center at (702) 229-6596.

Las Vegas Pro Am Winners

 (L to R) Brothers Chris and Sean Hubbard took home the first place trophy in the first Las Vegas Pro Am Tournament benefiting the Southern Nevada Senior Law Program. The Hubbard brothers defeated Igor Santana and Romik Yeghnazary to take the top prize.

Easter Seals Nevada Hosts Third Annual “Cheers to Chocolate” at Tivoli Village, October 19

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Easter Seals Nevada Hosts Third Annual “Cheers to Chocolate”
at Tivoli Village, October 19
Earl Turner and Tommy Ward Entertain at Chocolate and Wine Tasting Event

On Saturday, October 19, Easter Seals Nevada, the nonprofit that serves more than 8,000 Nevadans with disabilities annually, hosts the valley’s sweetest fundraising event with its third annual “Cheers to Chocolate” presented by Total Wine & More from 7-9 p.m. at Tivoli Village. Chocolate and wine lovers unite to savor more than 20 different wines provided by Total Wine & More and indulge in chocolate by Vosges Haut Chocolate, Pinkbox Doughnuts, CupKates and other notable vendors around Las Vegas. Tickets are now on sale at www.cheerstochocolate.com.

“We are excited to host our third annual ‘Cheers to Chocolate’ and are thankful for the support and involvement from our local vendors and sponsors that help make this event possible,” said Brian Patchett, President and CEO of Easter Seals Nevada. “All funds raised will go directly to our ‘Make the First Five Count’ initiative, helping us to better serve the children receiving services from Easter Seals.”

In addition to wine and chocolate tastings, guests can experience the musical stylings of local entertainer Earl Turner, current opening act for Frankie Moreno LIVE at The Stratosphere Tommy Ward, and a special appearance from Golden Globe winner and Grammy nominee Pia Zadora. Local sculptor Dorit Schwartz will showcase her stunning collection “The Light Within” and there will be a lavish silent auction featuring fine jewelry, show tickets and more.  Attendees will also have the chance to win a chocolate diamond ring by D&R House of Diamonds.

“Cheers to Chocolate” will help fund Easter Seals Nevada’s “Make the First Five Count,” a program that works to identify early developmental delays in children under five years of age and strives to start vital therapies during the critical early years. The event is supported by VIP sponsor SHFL entertainment, as well as corporate sponsors Bank of Nevada, Boundless Network and High Flying Entertainment, LV Photo.

Tickets are $40 in advance and $45 at the door and can be purchased at www.cheerstochocolate.com.

About Easter Seals Nevada
Since 1950, Easter Seals Nevada has been advocating for, and working with, infants, children, youth and adults who have disabilities and other challenges.  We work to address our community’s social service gaps, and to leverage partnerships and other strategic opportunities to increase participation in economic and civic life for all people.  Easter Seals Nevada is one of Nevada’s largest community disability agencies serving more than 7,000 people with disabilities and their families each year. To keep up with Easter Seals Nevada’s news and events, follow us on Twitter @EasterSealsNV and like us on Facebook or visit our website at www.eastersealsnevada.org.

 

About Tivoli Village
Tivoli Village features a unique mix or retailers ranging from luxury brands to one-of-a-kind boutiques, as well as enticing restaurants.  The unique shopping and dining destination is located in one of the most affluent sections of Southern Nevada, near the master planned community of Summerlin, just 11 miles from the Las Vegas Strip and adjacent to the One Queensridge Place.  Tivoli Village is being developed by IDB Group USA and EHB Companies.  Follow Tivoli Village on Twitter @TivoliVillageLV or like Tivoli Village on Facebook at www.facebook.com/tivolivillagelv.

 

About Total Wine & More
Total Wine & More, America’s largest independent retailer of fine wines, spirits and beer, 80 superstores in 13 states including three stores in Nevada.  The company’s vast selection of wine, beer and spirit products combined with everyday low prices and expertly trained wine associates brings a unique shopping experience to the consumer.  Total Wine & More has the unprecedented distinction of having received Beverage Dynamic’s 2008 Retailer of the year; Market Watch’s 2006 Retailer of the Year and Wine Enthusiast’s 2004 Retailer of the Year awards.  Since the opening of its first store in 1991, Total Wine & More has been committed to being the premier wine retailer in every community that it serves.  For more information and store locations, please visit www.totalwine.com.

JDRF Nevada Chapter Walk to Cure Diabetes November 10

JDRF Nevada Chapter Walk to Cure Diabetes November 10

More than 3,500 Walkers Expected to Raise $575,000 for JDRF

More than 3,500 walkers representing local businesses, families, schools, and other organizations are expected to participate in the JDRF Nevada Chapter’s annual Walk to Cure Diabetes, on Saturday, November 10 at UNLV. The chapter has set a fundraising goal of more than $575,000 which will help fund research toward preventing, better treating, and curing type 1 diabetes (T1D) and its complications.

“It’s great to be partnering with JDRF and working together toward such an important goal – promoting awareness of  type 1 diabetes and raising funds to advance research,” said Tony Twist, Region Vice President of Cash America / SuperPawn and Co-Chair of this year’s Walk.  “By working together, we can make a difference for the millions of people who are affected by this disease.”

The Walk is expected to draw an enthusiastic crowd of all ages, driven to support a great cause while enjoying an event that includes entertainment, food and type 1 advocacy.  On-site registration begins at  9:00 a.m.  The entire walk will be approximately three miles long, starting on the North Field of the UNLV Campus.

“The community support for the Walk to Cure Diabetes is overwhelming,” said Phil Patent, President and COO of Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf and Jamba Juice – Las Vegas and Walk Co-Chair.   “Type 1 diabetes is a disease that affects as many as 3 million Americans, and it is through the help and dedication of corporate sponsors, corporate walk teams, and family teams  that JDRF is able to fund the research to develop better treatments and one day a cure for those people and their families.”

JDRF Walks are held in more than 200 cities worldwide. Nearly 900,000 people nationally walked last year and raised $86 million for research toward curing, treating, and preventing T1D and its complications.

JDRF’s Walk to Cure Diabetes Elite Principal Partners are Advance Auto Parts, Ford Motor Company, and Marshall’s. The JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes Principal Partners includes Hy-Vee, Roche Accu-Chek, and Walgreens.

JDRF’s Walk to Cure Diabetes Local Corporate Partners are Cash America/SuperPawn, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Jamba Juice, Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield, AT&T, Aristocrat, Bank of America, Bank of Nevada, Cashman Photo Enterprises, Coca Cola, Fifth Avenue Restaurant Group – Nathan’s, Lee’s Discount Liquor, Levy Production, Matt Smith Physical Therapy, Neighborhood Market by Walmart, Skinny Water, Taylor International, and Wells Fargo.

About JDRF

JDRF is the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Driven by passionate, grassroots volunteers connected to children, adolescents, and adults with this disease, JDRF is now the largest charitable supporter of T1D research. The goal of JDRF research is to improve the lives of all people affected by T1D by accelerating progress on the most promising opportunities for curing, better treating, and preventing T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners who share this goal.

Since its founding in 1970, JDRF has awarded more than $1.6 billion to diabetes research. Past JDRF efforts have helped to significantly advance the care of people with this disease, and have expanded the critical scientific understanding of T1D. JDRF will not rest until T1D is fully conquered. More than 80 percent of JDRF’s expenditures directly support research and research-related education.