Executive calendar


Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Eggs &Issues featuring U.S. Rep. Joe Heck will be 8 – 9:30 a.m. at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Heck, who serves on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, House Armed Services Committee, Education and the Workforce Committee, will discuss legislation before Congress and answer audience questions. President’s Club members are invited to participate in a round-table discussion with Heck following the breakfast. Registration is required. For information or reservations, call 702-641-5822. $40, members; $50, nonmembers. Register online at For information, call Maisie Rodolico at 702-586-3846.


Real Estate Expo Las Vegas is a two-day event beginning at 8 a.m. at Cashman Center, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North.

The Expo will include the latest installment of the Las Vegas Housing Outlook, presented by Southwest Gas Corp., while the event’s informational sessions will cover home-buying, mortgage financing, financial planning, home technology and programs to help home-buyers.

Panelists include Frank Wyatt, president of Southern Nevada Home Builders Association and founder and president of Pinnacle Homes; Bob Potts, research director for the Governor’s Office of Economic Development; and Michele Caprio, CEO of the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors. The presentation features an in-depth look at consumer housing demand by Dennis Smith, Home Builders Research Inc. president and CEO, providing insight on the local housing market from a panel of top local industry experts.

Tickets for the presentation and continental breakfast are $45. The Expo is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. April 8 and 9.

For more information, to purchase presentation tickets or to register online, visit or call 702-832-3308.

The Federalist Society Las Vegas Chapter luncheon will explore the topic “Marijuana Law: High on Federalism” with Ilya Shapiro, senior fellow in constitutional studies for the Cato Institute, at 11:45 a.m. at Fogo de Chao Churrascaria Restaurant, 360 E. Flamingo Road. Shapiro will discuss the contradictory tale of how states, like Nevada, are legalizing marijuana in spite of the federal Controlled Substance Act that bans marijuana possession for any and all purposes. $50, general admission; $35 per person for state, county, city attorneys and students. To RSVP, contact Lynn Warren at 702-331-3219,


Latin Chamber of Commerce business and networking luncheon will celebrate Nevada State College’s commitment to Latino achievement will be from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Nevada State College Rogers Student Center, 1021 Paradise Hills Drive. $45, members; $50, nonmembers. To register online, visit For more information, contact either Evelyn Kachirisky or Cecilia Rivera, Latin Chamber of Commerce Nevada Inc., at 702-385-7367 or email

United Way of Southern Nevada Women’s Leadership Council will host its annual luncheon fashion show in recognition of its impact in the community and women leaders who demonstrate a commitment to improving Southern Nevada. The event will be 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Champagne Ballroom at Paris Las Vegas, 3655 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The council has raised more than $1.9 million in eight years. Tickets are $139-$1,508. RSVP to For event information, contact Gina Rodriguez at 702-892-2368 or email


Henderson Chamber of Commerce annual program I CAN BE — “Integrating Career Academies by Networking Business and Education” — will be held from 7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Basic High School, 400 Palo Verde Drive. This event, the third of three in the series, aims to help local ninth-graders select high school courses that align with their future career goals. Event booths will address careers in agriculture, food and natural resources, architecture and construction, arts, audio/video technology and communications; business management and administration, education and training, finance, government and public administration, health science, hospitality and tourism, human services, information technology, law, public safety, corrections and security, manufacturing, marketing, science, technology, engineering and mathematics and transportation, distribution and logistics. For information, call Tiffannie Bond or Melissa Biernacinski of Imagine Communications at 702-837-8996.


Women in Lodging luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., Salon B &E. Special guest presenter is Cathy Tull, senior vice president of marketing, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. Women in Lodging is supporting Dress for Success Southern Nevada through a donation campaign. Please bring any relevant items, gently used shoes and accessories, to the luncheon. $35, members; $50, nonmembers. Register online at


Fisher &Phillips LLP and the City of Las Vegas are presenting a free seminar, “Harassment – Prevent, Investigate, Remedy” from 9 – 11 a.m. in the Las Vegas City Hall Achievement Room, 495 S. Main St. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m., and all attendees should check in at the reception desk. This presentation is part of the 2016 Human Resources Academy, a series of free seminars aimed at helping local businesses deal with real-life workplace issues that have serious legal consequences. This is the fourth seminar in the series; the next is scheduled for May 26 and will focus on employers’ options for dealing with chronic attendance issues. Register online at For more information, call 702-252-3131 or visit

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