The Notes: July 3-9

Summit Materials, a construction materials company, acquired Sierra Ready Mix, a concrete business.

Harsch Investment Properties broke ground on an expansion at the Henderson Commerce Center at 7360 Eastgate Road. The 240,000-square-foot expansion is slated for completion this winter.

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance

assisted five companies — Core-Mark International, Mirixa Corp., Pacific Dental Services,

Sitel Operating Corp. and ViaWest — in receiving tax incentives for relocating or expanding in Southern Nevada. Among the five companies, 388 new jobs will be created as well as $34,345,950 in capital investment.

Franklin Cos. signed an agreement with Union Village to construct a $60 million, 400,000-square-foot senior living village in the Henderson health care complex. Franklin Park will include 150 units for independent living, 75 units for assisted living and 50 units for memory care housed on 9 acres.

Digital Matrix International expanded its operations with the purchase of a new building with 16,000 square feet of operational space. DMI creates software for industries, providing computer systems and VOIP phone systems and services for businesses.

The American Council of Engineering Cos. honored Las Vegas firms Walter P. Moore and LGA each with a National Recognition Award for their work on the Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway project.

Summerlin is adding to its list of 23 public and private schools with the opening of Doral Academy- Red Rock, a public charter school set to open in the fall. Located near the southwest corner of Sky Vista Drive and Alta Drive, the school will offer kindergarten through ninth grade.

Downtown Summerlin earned Silver certification status from the U.S. Green Building Council in its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program.

Borracha Mexican Cantina is open at Green Valley Ranch Resort.

Best Mattress opened a location at 543 N. Stephanie St., Henderson.

Kealey Fukuyama is a credit administration analyst for Meadows Bank.

Back Bar USA, a marketing, consulting and design firm, is partnering with Tales of the Cocktail, a national event that takes place in New Orleans.

Towbin Fiat/Alfa Romeo sold more Fiat 500L models than any other dealership in the country for March and is the top-selling 500L dealership for the year, as of March 31.

MountainView Hospital received accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education to start an obstetrics and gynecology residency program, a four-year program for 16 residents.

Zippia, a career-advice site, ranked Henderson No. 7 on the list of the 10 Happiest Places in Nevada. Enterprise was No. 9 and Boulder City was No. 10. The list is based on such criteria as employment opportunities, short commute times and low costs of living.

Plug In Vegas, a subscriber-based business that offers free tickets to events and activities, launched at

Welcome to Las Vegas, a souvenir store, is open at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood.

Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center is the first hospital in Nevada to use the Savi Scout breast localization and surgical guidance system during breast-conservation surgeries. An alternative to wire localization, Scout is an FDA-cleared device used by surgeons and radiologists to precisely locate and direct the removal of a tumor during a lumpectomy or surgical biopsy procedure.

Pico Madama changed its name to Beli Andaluz Salon. It is at 8975 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 190.

Clark County Credit Union reached $601 million in assets as of the end of the first quarter. This is the first time the credit union has seen assets above $600 million since before the recession in July 2009.

Desert Springs Hospital offers patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation the newly approved Watchman Left Atrial Appendage Closure Implant. Atrial fibrillation is a cardiac condition in which the heart’s upper chambers beat too quickly, which causes the heart’s lower chambers to pump blood ineffectively through the body. The state’s first two Watchman LAAC cases were performed in April by Dr. Erik Sirulnick with HealthCare Partners, and Dr. Gaston Vergara with Heart Center of Nevada. Dr. Arjun Gururaj of Nevada Heart & Vascular Center also is trained to perform the procedure.

Dr. Darin Swainston, an OB/GYN with Women’s Health Associates of Southern Nevada, performed one of the first surgeries in the country using Intuitive Surgical’s da Vinci Xi Single Site surgical platform on April 27. This platform was approved March 16 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Jeremy Bradshaw is the chief executive officer at Desert Springs Hospital. He had been the chief operating officer since May 2014.

Dave Halabuk is the vice president and chief marketing officer of Intermezzo. He was the executive director of marketing at the Silverton.

MountainView Family Medicine & Dermatology Associates is open at 3150 N. Tenaya Way, Suite 340.

Bruce Gilbert, executive director of the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange, Nevada’s public health insurance marketplace, joined the National Academy for State Health Policy’s Pharmacy Costs Work Group. Gilbert will help identify and develop ideas to address the growing concern surrounding prescription drug costs and their negative effect on state-based programs.

Kathy May is an interior designer at Blue Heron, overseeing the interior furnishings design efforts for the homebuilder.

Arlys Spiker is branch manager for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties’ St. Rose office at 3185 St. Rose Parkway in Henderson.

Bank of Nevada was ranked the No. 1 participating lender in Southern Nevada — year-to-date in 2016 — in its partnership with TMC Financing and the Small Business Administration’s 504 Program. The program provides up to 90 percent financing to business owners in the purchase of commercial owner-occupied property. TMC Financing data show Bank of Nevada provided more loans than any other participating lender in 2016 in Southern Nevada (fiscal year ending September 2016) and also was the No. 1 SBA 504 participating lender in 2012, 2014 and 2015.

Mike Sullivan merged his lobbying practice with the Ferraro Group, a public relations and public affairs company. Sullivan will oversee local government public affairs. Prior to joining the firm, he was vice president of state government affairs for Porter Gordon Silver Communications