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VBD Weekly / DECEMBER 30 2022

Fontainebleau Las Vegas Announces Leadership Team

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Fontainebleau Las Vegas Announces Leadership Team

From left to right: Colleen Birch (image from LinkedIn profile), Fontainbebleau Las Vegas (Courtesy of Fontainbebleau Las Vegas), Stephen Singer (image from LinkedIn profile), Daniel Espino (image from LinkedIn profile), Stacie Michaels (image from LinkedIn profile), and Marc Guarino (courtesy of Marc Guarino).

Fontainebleau Las Vegas announced its leadership team that will oversee the 3,700-room, 67-story gaming hotel located on the north end of the Las Vegas Strip.

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Nevada Adds Jobs in November; Unemployment Rate Increases

A map with the State of Nevada (Getty Image)

According to the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation’s (DETR) November 2022 economic report, Nevada gained 5,300 jobs over the month. Employment increased by 57,200 since November 2021, an annual increase of 4.0%. The total employment level in the state is 1,476,100. The state’s unemployment rate in November is 4.9 percent, increased by 0.3 from 4.6 percent in October and decreased by 0.4 percentage points when compared to November 2021.

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Nevada State College Announces "Business Advisory Council" to Assist Students in Department of Business

Nevada State College campus (Courtesy of Nevada State College)

Nevada State College announced "Business Advisory Council" to assist students in Department of Business. Members include leaders from Vegas Golden Knights, Credit One Bank, Henderson Chamber of Commerce, and MGM Resorts International.

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Governor’s Office for New Americans Highlights Achievements & Accomplishments of 2022

Team ONA ((Photo courtesy of Nevada Governor’s Office for New Americans)

The Nevada Governor's Office for New Americans (ONA) released a list of its achievements and accomplishments during 2022. In Nevada, 1 in 5 residents identify as an immigrant or refugee. ONA completed 161 casework cases in fiscal year of 2022, a 200% growth in constituent services from FY 2021.

In addition, ONA hosted an inaugural Nevada Newcomer Health Forum with Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada in June.

To improve diversity, equity, and inclusion, ONA led the implementation of Senate Bill 222, working alongside the Nevada Office of Minority Health and Equity and Nevada Commission on Minority Affairs.

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