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DECEMBER 4

Women’s Chamber of Commerce Nevada presents the 12th annual ATHENA International Awards, beginning at 11:15 a.m. at Club Madrid at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Proceeds from this fundraising event will go to the WCCNV Legacy Foundation for scholarships for underprivileged high school students and post-secondary education plus grants. This year’s Minority Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Eloiza Martinez, retired executive from Wells Fargo Bank and president emeritus of the Las Vegas Latin Chamber. ATHENA Organization Leadership Award Recipient goes to Dress for Success Southern Nevada. $75, general seating; $150, VIP. To purchase tickets online, visit womenschamberofnevada.org/ For more information or to make reservations, call the Women’s Chamber at 702-733-3955 or email athena@womenschamberofnevada.org.

DECEMBER 7

UNLV Summit on Nevada Education will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. The College of Education will host this event to draw together leaders from across the business, education, political, philanthropic and community action arenas to discuss key educational questions or developments in and beyond Nevada. Registration includes entry into the Summit, continental breakfast, lunch and parking. $65, general admission; $30, UNLV students. To register online, visit http://education.unlv.edu/edsummit/ For more information, contact Sheila Bray, UNLV College of Education, 702-895-3607 or email sheila.bray@unlv.edu.

DECEMBER 8

Henderson Chamber of Commerce will host a presentation by Sheriff Joe Lombardo of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on “How the More Cops Sales Tax Will Benefit Our Community” from 7 to 9 a.m. at Wildhorse Golf Club, 2100 W. Warm Springs Road. In August, the Henderson Chamber of Commerce Issues Committee and the HCC Board of Directors voted to support the More Cops Tax initiative, the proposal to increase the sales tax by 0.05 percent effective Jan. 1. The Henderson Chamber believes that this initiative will raise approximately $14 million in annual revenue for the LVMPD, allowing it to hire an additional 133 officers. The Henderson police chief and mayor support the proposal as it will allow the Henderson Police Department to hire an additional 15 officers. $25, members; $45, nonmembers. To register online, visit tinyurl.com/ogj59hv. For more information, contact Donna Israelson, Henderson Chamber of Commerce, 702-565-8951 or email disraelson@hendersonchamber.com.

The Economic Club of Las Vegas chief economist panel event with Ken Simonson, John Silvia and Lynn Reaser will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Rio, Tropical Room, 3700 W. Flamingo Road. These chief economists will bring a national and global economic perspective. Simonson is chief economist, Associated General Contractors of America; Silva, chief economist, Wells Fargo; Reaser, chief economist, Point Loma Nazarene University. $50 per person. To register online, visit tinyurl.com/px2sskz. For more information, contact The Economic Club of Las Vegas, 702-558-9202 or email info@econclublv.org.

DECEMBER 9

Air & Waste Management Association will host Mayor Carolyn Goodman. Check-in at 11:15 a.m., with lunch starting at 11:45 a.m. at Cili, Bali Hai Golf Club, 5160 Las Vegas Blvd. South. $25, members; $30, nonmembers. To RSVP, contact Sarah Hoffman no later than 3 p.m. Monday the week of the luncheon. For more information, visit http://www.nvawma.org/

DECEMBER 10

Green Building Council’s third annual green gala “Follow the LEEDer,” recognizing leaders in the green building industry with annual awards. 5:30-8:30 p.m., at Nevada State Museum, 309 S. Valley View Blvd. The council will induct its 2016 board. $75, members; $125, nonmembers. To register online, visit usgbcnv.org/event-1815710/Registration.

DECEMBER 11

Latin Chamber of Commerce annual board of directors installation and awards gala will be at 6 p.m. at Westgate, 3000 Paradise Road. Individual tickets, $250. For more information, call 702-385-7367.

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