The Notes:

People on the Move: July 22, 2019

Karla Perez joined the Nathan Adelson Hospice board of trustees. Perez is regional vice president of Universal Health Services; she oversees the operations of Spring Valley, Summerlin, Desert Springs, Valley, Centennial Hills and Henderson Hospital Medical Centers in Las Vegas, Desert View Hospital in Pahrump, and Northern Nevada Medical Center in Sparks.

Sun Country Airlines will add routes from McCarran International Airport to Los Angeles and Phoenix starting in September.

Area15 added the following people to its event sales team: Ryan Kruger is managing director events and entertainment, Josh Baro is senior sales manager, George Jaramillo is event operations manager and Tara Engler is community partnership and programs manager.

The American Institute of Architects awarded two Southern Nevada professionals with its 2019 AIA Young Architects Award: Eric Roberts, CEO and principal at SH Architecture; and Jeff Wagner, CCSD director of design and construction.

Grand Canyon Development Partners named Melissa Jamvold as design manager for the Drew Las Vegas.

Kyle George is the first assistant attorney general for the office of the Nevada Attorney General. He will serve as a top legal adviser to Nevada attorney general Aaron Ford. Former first assistant Caroline Bateman has been appointed general counsel to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.

The civil engineering firm Broadbent & Associates acquired WaterRock Environmental of Pahrump.

Linda Perez is executive director of Shade Tree.

Bob Murnane is senior vice president at GCW, an engineering firm. Murnane is responsible for overseeing the water/wastewater and flood control divisions.

The 2019 Gold Nugget Awards honor architectural design and planning excellence in the United States and internationally. KTGY Architecture + Planning was a Gold Nugget Grand Winner in the category of “Best Multifamily Housing Community—Under 15 Du/Acre” for Trilogy in Summerlin, a community built by Shea Homes. KTGY also won in the category of “Best Single-Family Detached Home—1,800 to 2,499 sq. ft.” for Shadow Point—Horizon Plan, located in Summerlin and built by Toll Brothers. Todd & Associates won a Grand Award in “Best Service-Enriched Senior Community—Il/AL/Memory Care” for Revel Nevada, built by Picerne. Additional honors went to Swaback PLLC for a home built by Merlin Contracting, and Bassenian Lagoni for a home built by Pardee Homes.

Studio DMI is open at 6839 Ponderosa Way, Las Vegas. Ronnie Lee is the recording studio’s CEO and president.

Clinicians on staff at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center achieved a milestone recently by completing 500 transcatheter aortic valve replacements since beginning the TAVR program in 2012.

Las Vegas is the No. 7 Best Large City on the Resonance 2019 America’s Best Cities Index. Cities are ranked based on an analysis of core statistics for livability and the economy, user-generated ratings and reviews to measure the experiential quality of a city, and references in digital media such as Google and Facebook to measure relative share of voice for each city.

Dave Kubajak is JCM Global’s senior vice president of sales, marketing and operations; Cliff Buckley is director of business development.

The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents elected Chairman Jason Geddes and Vice Chairman Mark Doubrava to serve as the officers of the board. Geddes represents District 11 in Pershing and Washoe counties. Doubrava represents District 7 in Clark County.

Nadine Jones is the Clark County School District chief human resources officer.

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines launched service from Amsterdam to Las Vegas. KLM will operate three flights weekly with B787-9 (Dreamliner) equipment, seating 294 passengers a flight.

The Plaza completed a $15 million renovation that transformed more than 100 hotel rooms and suites on the top floors of the North Tower. Whiting-Turner Contracting was the general contractor for construction and the Sage Design Group developed and managed the renovation project’s interior design.

More than 500 MGM Resorts International employees from across the country enrolled in the first semester of the company’s College Opportunity Program. The MGM College Opportunity Program marks the first time a Fortune 500 company has partnered in this manner with an entire system of higher education. It allows eligible U.S.-based MGM Resorts employees to receive online education through NSHE institutions, free of charge for all credit hours.

CAI Investments, in partnership with Marriott Hotels, broke ground on Delta Hotels by Marriott, marking the final phase of the 8.6-acre multipurpose development project at 3883 Flamingo Road. The hotel, projected to open in 2021, will be 18 stories high and have 284 rooms.

The Hunger Games: The Exhibition is open at the MGM Grand. It received a Guinness World Record title for the Largest Interactive Touchscreen Display. The 60-foot-wide display is used for an archery training experience that is a highlight of the exhibition and the first of its kind on the Strip. The attraction is based on the films, which grossed more than $3 billion in worldwide box office receipts.

Real Awesome Food Park, curated by Real Awesome Food Truck’s Paul Samano and Fergusons Downtown, is open at the Llama Lot on Ninth and Fremont streets every Friday and Saturday from 4 to 10 p.m.

Two members were added to the executive board of the Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada. Bill Gardner, of North Las Vegas, is Southern District vice president representing North Las Vegas Local 1609, Boulder City Local 5073, Mount Charleston Local 4621 and Pahrump Valley Local 4068. Kevin Stengel, of Clark County, is Southern District vice president representing Clark County Local 1908.

In one of the largest single multifamily asset transactions in Nevada history, TruAmerica, in a joint venture with an institutional capital partner, acquired Allanza at the Lakes, an 896-unit multifamily community in Las Vegas, for $152 million.

Daniel Joseph Albregts is a United States magistrate judge, filling a vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Carl Hoffman Jr.

Nevada Department of Transportation, in coordination with the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, launched the Small Business Resource Center at 3085 E. Russell Road, Suite G, Las Vegas. Funded by the Federal Highway Administration, it provides free small business development resources and information.

Kidist Grznar is Grand Canyon Group’s vice president of sales.

Cult, a marketing company, has established a hub in Las Vegas with Cathy Tull as managing director.

Dr. Miriam Adelson received an honorary doctoral degree from Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel. She was recognized for her contributions to medicine, philanthropy and humanitarian activities.

Tom Ernsperger is executive vice president and chief lending officer for One Nevada Credit Union.

Ivan Zekic is The Strat’s executive chef. He leads culinary operations and oversees menu development and chef training for the property’s portfolio of restaurants, including McCall’s Heartland Grill, Crafted Buffet, Top of the World and banquet operations.

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