Executive calendar


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

United Way of Southern Nevada Women’s Leadership Council will host its annual luncheon fashion show 11:30 a.m. to 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, call Gina Rodriguez at 702-892-2368 or email


Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Southern Nevada Forum – Economic Development Committee will meet 3:30 to 5 p.m. at 575 Symphony Park Ave., Suite 100. The chamber, Southern Nevada legislators, local government officials, business leaders and other community stakeholders will discuss regional priorities for the 2017 Legislature. Participants can discuss concerns on economic development and workforce issues. These committees are free and open to all interested individuals. RSVP requested. Register online at For more information, email Maisie Rodolico, or call 702-586-3846.


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. to 1 p.m. at Basic High School, 400 Palo Verde Drive. This event, the last 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.


NAIOP Southern Nevada presents Sunny Side of Solar: Utility-Scale Development starting at 7 a.m. at Springs Preserve, 333 Valley View Blvd. Coda Group Inc. principal Jennifer Turchin will moderate a panel featuring Kevin Geraghty, vice president of energy supply for NV Energy; Curt Ledford, partner with McDonald Carano Wilson LLP; and Jason Mendenhall, executive vice president of cloud for Switch. For more information, call 702-798-7194. Visit to register.


The GREEN Alliance presents the seventh annual Earth Day festival, GREENFest 2016, a free public event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Downtown Summerlin. GREENFest features environmental topics and exhibits, recycling collection, culture, diversity, innovation and resources to create a more enjoyable and healthy lifestyle. The festival will be preceded by the VIP reception event from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 20 at Downtown Summerlin, 1980 Festival Plaza Drive. $40, members; $45, nonmembers. Register online at Contact Trina Johnson, GREEN Alliance &Republic Services, for more information, 702-845-8584 or email


Women in Lodging luncheon will run 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 gently used shoes and accessories, to the luncheon. $35, members; $50, nonmembers. Register online at


Fisher &Phillips LLP and the city of Las Vegas will present a free seminar, “Harassment – Prevent, Investigate, Remedy” from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Las Vegas City Hall Achievement Room, 495 S. Main St. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m.; attendees should check in at the reception desk. This presentation is part of the 2016 Human Resources Academy, a series of free seminars designed to help 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


College of Southern Nevada and the Clark County School District will host the 13th annual Science and Technology Expo, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at CSN Cheyenne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. The expo promotes science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs that help prepare students for careers in these exciting and complicated fields. More than 2,500 students are expected to attend the free educational expo. Community members are also welcome. Call 702-651-4959 for more information.

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