The Henderson Chamber of Commerce and the city’s Economic Development & Tourism department’s Economic Development and Small Business Awards recognized the following with Economic Development Awards:
• Panattoni—Henderson Freeways Crossing and South 15 Airport Center projects—Economic Development Project of the Year
• Levi Strauss & Co.—Expansion Project of the Year
• TSK Architects—South end on Water Street and Public Works Coffee Bar—Redevelopment Project of the Year, Downtown Redevelopment Area
• Henderson Hospital—Redevelopment Project of the Year, Eastside Redevelopment Area
• Chet Opheikens, R&O Construction—Private Sector Person of the Year
• Dr. Andy Kuniyuki, dean of Nevada State College’s School of Liberal Arts and Sciences—O’Callaghan Public Sector Person of the Year
Small Business Awards were presented to:
• Pasta Shop Ristorante & Art Gallery—All in the Family Award
• Diced Kitchen—Business on the RISE Award
• Voice Plus Communications—Customer Service Award
• Seven Hills Hospital—Innovation Award
• Boulder Boats—Outstanding Community Service Award
• Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth—Outstanding Nonprofit Award
• Eliza Budiarto, GamaPrint—Ambassador of the Year Award
• Aviva Gordon, Gordon Law—Board Member of the Year Award
• Trish Nash, Trish Nash Team-Signature Gallery of Homes—Noble Award
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John O’Rourke is the chief of Nevada Highway Patrol.
Baby’s Bounty moved to 3400 W. Desert Inn Road, Suite 24. The nonprofit agency provides safety items for newborns.
The new Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will be called the South Point Hotel & Casino Las Vegas 400. A multi-year agreement makes the Michael Gaughan-owned property sponsor of the South Point 400 beginning in 2018.
Silver Sevens’ director of security/surveillance, Raymond Green, was honored by the Office of the Security of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. Green was recognized for his contribution to national security and protecting liberty and freedom by supporting employee participation in America’s National Guard and Reserve Force.
Recipients of the 2017 Performance Excellence Program award, offered by the Southwest Alliance for Excellence, include the City of Henderson (Category 1—Leadership & Category 5—Workforce) and Nathan Adelson Hospice (Category 5—Workforce). The annual Performance Excellence Program recognizes organizations for excellence in quality, performance and outcomes.
Beverly Eickmeyer is the portfolio division general manager for Camco, a management services company serving community associations in Nevada.
Colby Balkenbush, Josie Groh and Kristian Kaskla are associate attorneys at Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial.
Five pulmonary care physicians and health care providers joined together as OptumCare Lung and Allergy Care. Dr. Robert Lampert is medical director. Other providers are Drs. Jim Christensen and Suresh Tawney, and advance-practice registered nurses Daniel Hering and Patricia Roberts. The practice has locations at 4750 W. Oakey Blvd., Suite 1A, and 2610 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway, Suite 105.
Nevada General Construction finished construction on the first building for the Scientific Games corporate campus. The 100,000-square-foot renovation will serve as the company’s global headquarters.
Binion’s Gambling Hall launched a gaming app developed by Free Slot Games of Las Vegas.
Michelle Tewes is regional coordinator and Marcus Sherfield is career pathways coordinator for JAG Nevada (Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates).
SR Construction completed the Henderson Medical Office Building. The 84,450-square-foot, four-story building is 200 feet from Henderson Hospital. The project includes a finished lobby and restrooms with two elevators and complete mechanical and electrical systems with future tap-ins.
Henderson was presented with the 2017 Excellence in Youth Sports Award from the National Alliance for Youth Sports and Athletic Business magazine.
Walter Bracken STEAM Academy and Gordon McCaw STEAM Academy are among 61 schools to be named National Title I Distinguished Schools by the National Title I Association.
Terri Janison is president and CEO of Grant a Gift Autism Foundation.
The Twilight Zone by Monster Mini Golf is open at Bally’s.
Chelsea Robinson is executive director of Susan. G. Komen Nevada.
The Outside Las Vegas Foundation is maintaining and managing the Las Vegas Community Healing Garden, created in response to the outpouring of support after the shooting of Oct. 1.
Kevin McOsker is Las Vegas’ building and safety director.
Christopher Fiumara is vice president and general manager of the Stratosphere.
Aristocrat Technologies acquired the source code and hardware design for promotional kiosks developed by Phi Gaming.
The Las Vegas North Premium Outlets Shake Shack is open at 905 S. Grand Central Parkway.
David R. Tina received the Realtor Achievement Award for outstanding service from the Nevada Association of Realtors.
YESCO installed LED lamps at the Plaza, making it the first property downtown to switch out cold cathode sign lamps.
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The following companies joined the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers:
• Betson Enterprises, based in Carlstadt, N.J., provides solutions to the location-based entertainment industry.
• Dominode, based in Boca Raton, Fla., provides verified identity and licensing solutions for gaming businesses and professionals.
• DR Gaming Technology, based in Aalst, Belgium, with offices around the world, is a supplier of integrated casino management and jackpot system solutions.
• Genlot, based in Shenzhen, China, is a provider of goods, services and technology to the Chinese lottery.
• GET IN Global, based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, is a global gaming events company.
• Jackpot Digital, based in Vancouver, Canada, is an electronic table games manufacturer for the cruise ship and regulated casino industries.
• JP Morgan Chase, based in New York, offers global banking solutions and investment services.
• Kiron Interactive, based in Johannesburg, South Africa, provides virtual sports content to sports betting and gaming businesses for deployment online or in retail venues.
• Visualplanet, based in Cambridge, U.K., provides large-format touch-sensor technology.