This year, Southern Nevada Home Builders Association have created doghouses to help raise money for its No. 1 charity, HomeAid of Southern Nevada. Traditionally, the trade group builds playhouses for children. This year, they opted for what they call “Barkitecture.”
The Folded Flag Foundation held a fundraiser at the The Boulevard Penthouse Suite at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on March 29. Sponsored by Dignity Health, the event raised more than $50,000 to help support families of fallen heroes. Guests met Gold Star families and enjoyed entertainment, hors d’ouevers and tastings of Foley Family Wines’ finest labels, all while taking in breathtaking views of the Las Vegas Strip in the 5,000-square-foot penthouse suite.
Giving students a better grasp of what to expect in the future is not only helpful, but also the focus of Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada’s Finance Park. This is one reason Bank of Nevada offers financial support to Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada, as well as the support of its volunteers.
The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will present the 27th annual Swing for Success Golf Classic April 9 at the Reflection Bay Golf Club, 75 Monte Lago Blvd. To date, the tournament has raised more than $100,000 for Nevada State College since the partnership began.
The Public Education Foundation has announced that Macy’s will be funding five Vegas Strong scholarships — three for students seeking a career as a first responder and two for dependents of first responders seeking a post-secondary degree in Nevada.
The Consumer Technology Association provided a $50,000 gift to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation during CES 2018 held at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Southern Nevada’s leading construction and heavy equipment firms will welcome hundreds of valley families to the first annual Construction vs. Cancer event with the American Cancer Society on Feb. 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Symphony Park. The event offers pediatric cancer survivors and their supporters, the chance to operate “yellow iron” — heavy equipment — with an assist from professional operators. Many of Southern Nevada’s largest construction and mining companies have stepped forward to underwrite the event which raises funds to provide programs and services for individuals with all types of cancer and to fund cancer research.
More than 30 Bank of Nevada employees assisted students from dozens of elementary, middle and high schools in the Clark County School District during a large farmer’s market in November in downtown Las Vegas.
The Rogers Foundation , is now accepting online applications for $75,000 in new arts and education grants. Grant opportunities for K-12 schools in Clark County and community organizations in concert with these schools are available in three focus areas: Gift of Imagination, Gift of Knowledge and Gift of Assurance.