Fennemore Craig attorney to chair new bar section
Fennemore Craig attorney Wilbur Roadhouse has been elected as the chair of the new International Law Section of the State Bar of Nevada. The International Law Section provides the opportunity to establish relations with international bar associations and attorneys throughout the world. Roadhouse traveled to Hong Kong, Shanghai, Suzhou and Seoul this year to establish friendly relations with international bar associations and attorneys in those areas. An experienced real estate attorney, Roadhouse also represents international business clients in Nevada.
Crawford joins Kennedy Center advisory board
Las Vegas Philharmonic President and CEO Jeri Crawford has been named to the National Symphony Orchestra National Trustees. The trustees are a coalition of arts supporters from around the country who act as a link between their home communities and the nation’s center for the performing arts. As the representative for Nevada, Crawford will provide counsel to the National Symphony Orchestra and the Kennedy Center, helping to extend the organizations’ outreach within the state.
Float Like a Duck PSA honored by videographers
The educational Float Like a Duck water safety Public Service Announcement, featuring family-friendly mascot “Duckie,” has won the Award of Distinction in the 2015 International Videographer Awards competition. The spot is a collaboration between Paragon Pools’ Float Like A Duck program and Clark County Nevada to bring awareness to the importance of water safety. Duckie, played by Tyler Raymond, and Paragon Pools’ president, Joseph M. Vassallo, demonstrate the ABCD’s of water safety with the assistance of father and son, Matt and Merrick Suiter. The Award of Distinction is the second-highest accolade in the competition.
Nevada broadcasters honored at Hall of Fame gala
Clark Dumont and Jim Murren were Community Achievement award honorees at the Nevada Broadcasters Association’s 20th Annual Hall of Fame Gala at the Four Seasons on Aug. 15. Sixty-two Nevada broadcasters were inducted into the hall. The NVBA also honored Sen. Harry Reid and his wife Landra with the Pinnacle Award. MGM Resorts International received the Community Achievement award and Linda Bonnici was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award. The former president and CEO of the Nevada Broadcasters Association, Bob Fisher, received special honors.
NSTEC receives DOE safety-health award
National Security Technologies, the management and operating contractor for the Nevada National Security Site, has again been awarded the U.S. Department of Energy’s Voluntary Protection Program Superior Star for the fifth year. The VPP Superior Star award shows the company has demonstrated a consistently superior level of performance in meeting established safety and health goals.