The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will host its Legislative Session Wrap luncheon from 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. at Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway. The program will cover how Nevada’s new laws and taxes will affect business. Tickets are $35 for members; $55 for others. To register online, visit tinyurl.com/o2oxmac.
NAIOP Southern Nevada will explore “Meeting Challenges Today: A Reliable Water Supply for Southern Nevada” at its luncheon meeting. The guest speaker is John Entsminger, general manager of Southern Nevada Water Authority and Las Vegas Valley Water District. The event will be from 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. $35 members; $40 without reservations. $50 non-members; $60 without reservations. Deadline to register is 5 p.m. June 15. For information online, visit naiopnv.org/cs_events/june-luncheon-meeting.
World Affairs Council presents a discussion on “Waging Modern Warfare: Is Afghanistan the Model?” featuring guest speaker Arturo Muñoz, senior political scientist at the Washington office of RAND Corp. and a veteran of 29 years of service at the CIA. Muñoz has participated actively on the ground in the U.S. campaign in Afghanistan in several roles, from the outset of our intervention to the present. The meeting will be from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Maggiano’s Little Italy Las Vegas, Fashion Show mall, 3200 Las Vegas Blvd. South. $30 members; $45 non-members. To register online, visit tinyurl.com/ppqomv5.
The Mob Musuem asks, “What Happened to Jimmy Hoffa?” Beginning at 7 p.m., the Mob Museum at 300 Stewart Ave. will host a special Courtroom Conversation to explore Hoffa’s Las Vegas ties, his tumultuous life and the theories behind what happened on that fateful July day in Detroit four decades ago. Panelists will include author, journalist and true-crime expert Scott M. Burnstein; former Justice Department organized crime strike force special attorney Stanley Hunterton; and author and investigative journalist Dan Moldea. Tickets are $25; members receive a 10 percent discount. For more information, visit TheMobMuseum.org or call 702-229-2734
The Center for Business and Economic Research of the Lee Business School at UNLV will hold its midyear economic update from 8 a.m. -10:30 a.m. in the Venetian Congress Center, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Attendees will hear about the forces shaping the U.S., Nevada and Southern Nevada economies. Early registration for the conference is $80. After June 17, registration is $100. Each registration includes a CD copy of the “2015 Midyear Economic Update” and a continental breakfast. For more information, call 702-895-3191.
Global Gaming Women presents Power of the Suit fashion show, with all proceeds to benefit the Global Gaming Women Education Fund. Panelists will include Eileen Moore, region president of Caesars Entertainment Corp.; Staci Columbo Alonso, senior vice president of marketing, chief marketing officer at Station Casinos; Jan Carpineto, vice president and hotel operations of Pinnacle Entertainment; and Katie Lever, general counsel and executive vice president of Scientific Games. Reception will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the interactive fashion show from 7-7:45 p.m., a panel discussion moderated by Karla Perez-Larragoite from 8-8:45 p.m., and a networking reception from 9-10 p.m. at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Stan Fulton Building, 801 E. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $75. To purchase online, visit myab.co/events/Gi.