The Nevada Mining Association appointed Karen Narwold, executive vice president, chief administrative officer and general counsel of Albemarle Corp., to its board of directors. The Albemarle Corp. owns and operates the lithium mine in Esmeralda County.
Alexandra Silver is executive director of the Clark County Medical Society.
Diane Fearon is vice president for philanthropy and strategic partnerships at Nathan Adelson Hospice.
Dr. Tammy Sarles of Desert Breeze Dental earned her fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry.
Paige Lion is vice president of IT and chief information officer of Affinity Gaming.
Nurse practitioner Nicoletta Campagna specializes in oncology and hematology at Nevada Cancer Specialists, 4750 W. Oakey Blvd.
Hattie Baker is assistant sales manager at Ascaya.
Briana Knowles is an advertising coordinator at Westgate.
Allstate designated the following as Allstate Premier Agencies for 2017: James Bell, 1000 Green Valley Parkway, Suite 450, Henderson; Melissa Hudson, 270 E. Horizon Drive, Suite 107, Henderson; Helene Karp, 305 N. Pecos Road, Suite C, Henderson; Jeremy Peltz, 3215 Saint Rose Parkway, Suite 120, Henderson; Mark Taylor, 10608 S. Eastern Ave., Suite G, Henderson; Kevin Walker, 55 S. Gibson Road, Suite 106, Henderson; Michael Westra, 205 N. Stephanie St., Suite E, Henderson.
Jilly Sentino and Tony Parham won Lyft’s “Lyft My Ride” contest. They won $5,000 in vehicle upgrades, getting their cars transformed by Elite Audio Customs & Collision, including custom paint jobs, new karaoke systems and aftermarket rims.
Jeff Victor, Matthew Carfagnini and Bryan Poole joined the Las Vegas Business Academy board of directors. Victor is vice president of operations for the D Las Vegas and Golden Gate, and oversees operations of the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center. Carfagnini is Stoli Group’s state manager for Nevada, Arizona and Hawaii. Poole is assistant vice president of corporate accounts (Middle East and African countries) for Ecolab.
Keith Hughes is director of programs and services for Opportunity Village.
Marcie Smedley is executive director of Henderson Libraries.
Todd Cravens is president and CEO of Galaxy Gaming. Galaxy founder Robert Saucier is a director, executive vice president of business development and chief product officer.
Jeremy Davin Hume is wealth director and vice president of BNY Mellon Wealth Management’s Southern Nevada region, and Douglas Gold is wealth director in the firm’s Las Vegas office.
Shaun King is executive chef of Momofuku Las Vegas.
Spence Johnston is marketing manager at Soffront Software.
Calida Group founders Douglas Eisner and Eric Cohen launched the Elysian Living Foundation, benefiting Habitat for Humanity of Las Vegas and other local nonprofit organizations.
Jerry Hale is vice president of Midwest operations for Video Gaming Technologies.
Todd Polikoff, president and CEO of Jewish Nevada, is participating in Cohort 2 of the Leading Edge CEO Onboarding program. Members of the leadership cohort learn from expert veterans in the Jewish nonprofit field, collaborate with leadership coaches, hone management skills at the Center for Creative Leadership, and study with the Shalom Hartman Institute and the Israel Institute.
Drew Stagg is a private wealth adviser and Matthew Elliott is portfolio manager for U.S. Bank Private Wealth Management in Las Vegas.
uBreakiFix, owned by Daniel Alnajjar, is open at 7175 W. Lake Mead Boulevard, Suite 170.
The Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation, in partnership with DC Building Group, Almany Architecture and Penta Building Group, opened the Britney Spears Campus at 3711 E. Sunset Road. The 16,000-square-foot facility combines more than 45 pediatric and adult services. The new building was made possible by Spears and her efforts to raise $1 million with donations from ticket sales to the “Piece of Me” show at Planet Hollywood, as well as major donors including Southwest Specialty Contractors, Zappos, Robert Earl, Live Nation, Fusch Commercial Interiors and Design, Caesars Entertainment, Elizabeth Arden and Ann White of Ultimate Fighting Championship.
HCA Healthcare acquired Weatherford Regional Medical Center outside Fort Worth, Texas, from subsidiaries of Community Health Systems Inc.
Blue Ribbon Fried Chicken is open at the Grand Bazaar Shops.
Corduroy is open at 515 Fremont St., Las Vegas.
Pollo Campero opened at 1025 W. Craig Road, North Las Vegas.
Charlie’s Bar & Grill is open at Wynn Las Vegas.
B&P Advertising, Media and Public Relations is handling public relations for the Nevada Association of Employers. B&P also is providing public relations services for Henriksen/Butler, which specializes in interior design.
The UniFirst industrial laundry facility was awarded TRSA Hygienically Clean Food Safety certification status for its cleaning and servicing of work apparel for food-related industries. TRSA is an international organization representing textile services companies, with expertise to determine the most hygienic laundering solutions for food manufacturing and food processing facilities and workplaces.
The Southern Nevada Health District was honored with the Model Practice Award by the National Association of County and City Health Officials. The award celebrates local health departments for developing programs that demonstrate exemplary and replicable best practices in response to a critical local public health need. The Health District’s Instilling Food Safety Culture Prior to Permit Issuance program was one of 41 local health department programs to receive NACCHO’s prestigious Model Practice Award.
USA Today’s “10Best” Readers’ Choice honors named Red Rock Resort, Caesars Palace and the Cromwell in the “Best U.S. Casino” category. Caesars Palace ranked No. 2, the Cromwell ranked No. 8 and Red Rock Resort ranked No. 10.
The Latin Chamber of Commerce opened the LCC Business and Resource Center at 2930 Las Vegas Blvd. North, North Las Vegas.
Vegas EXP, an interactive digital store, is open at 3635 Las Vegas Blvd. South, at the Grand Bazaar Shops.