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The Weekly / AUGUST 30 2022

Climate Change and Drought in Southern Nevada


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Climate Change and Drought in Southern Nevada

Images of Lake Mead in 1983 and 2021 (Photo from City of Las Vegas)

The challenges of drought and climate change's impact on water supply and demand in Southern Nevada.

Last week, the Nevada Conservation League hosted a climate change and water management panel at Spring Preserves. State Senator Fabian Doñate, Senior Climate Advisor Dr. Kristen Averyt, and Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) General Manager John Entsminger discussed federal and state efforts to conserve water while facing the challenges of drought and anticipated population growth.

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The Future of Las Vegas Medical District

Rendering of new hotel and office building in the Las Vegas Medical District (Photo Courtesy of UNLV)

Last week, City of Las Vegas and Downtown Vegas Alliance co-hosted a presentation about the 674-acre Las Vegas Medical District (LVMD) and upcoming projects.

Governor Steve Sisolak and Councilman Brian Knudsen kicked off the presentation by emphasizing the importance of having good healthcare in Las Vegas and the vision of the Las Vegas Medical District. City of Las Vegas staffs and panel guest speakers talked about the Downtown Master Plan, planning and zoning, healthcare, and economic development.

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Henderson Chamber Hosted Its 2022 State of the Chamber Luncheon

From left to right: J. Stuart Hitchen, Scott Muelrath, Mayor Debra March, DeAndre Esteen, Aviva Gordon, and Jason Andoscia (Photo from Henderson Chamber of Commerce)

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce (HCC) hosted its 2022 State of the Chamber luncheon on August 26th at M Resort. The event brought the business community together, reflected the accomplishments and challenges of the past year, and addressed the vision and opportunities of the business community moving forward. Over 700 attendees celebrated another successful year of the chamber.

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Nevada Donor Network Hosted 2022 Inspire Gala in Downtown Arts District

Joseph Ferreira, President and CEO of Nevada Donor Network (Photo by Alex Strawser)

Nevada Donor Network (NDN) and the Molasky Family hosted the 2022 Inspire Gala on August 27th in the Downtown Arts District. The annual Inspire Gala helps the nonprofit to raise awareness for organ, eye and tissue donation and raises funds for expanding transplantation capabilities in Nevada. NDN President and CEO Joseph Ferriera and NDN Foundation President Steven Peralta welcomed guests and spoke about the nonprofit's mission, accomplishment, and vision.

Special guests included Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak, Former U.S. Representative Shelley Berkley, City of Las Vegas Councilman Brian Knudsen, Nevada Mining Association President and CEO Tyre Gray, Vegas Golden Knights President and CEO Kerry Bubolz, and more.

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Nevada Donor Network Foundation's Inspire Gala

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