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The Notes: Oct. 22-28, 2017

Christopher Dobson, a North Las Vegas-based paramedic employed by MedicWest, accepted the American Ambulance Association’s “Stars of Life” award for not only saving lives but also teaching and mentoring a number of other first responders.

Chris Lauger was appointed to the Nevada Commission of Appraisers of Real Estate by Gov. Brian Sandoval.

Gawaan Hureskin is a property manager with Colliers International – Las Vegas.

Logistical Solutions, owned by Ty and Ginnie Salazar, purchased a building at 2485 Marco St., Las Vegas, to serve as the company’s headquarters.

Ric Gibbey is the vice president of operations and Darrel Matthews is the director of sales at Sting Alarm.

Gianno Buonaguro is a Realtor specializing in residential and commercial properties with HomeSmart Encore.

Tara Jacquet, vice president of client services at Branch Benefits Consultants, is president-elect for the Clark County Association of Health Underwriters.

Leigh Ann Monk is assistant project manager at Grand Canyon Development Partners.

Choreographer, producer, director, dancer and actress Anita Mann received the esteemed Hollywood FAME (Film, Art, Music and Entertainment) Award.

Nevada State Contractors Board Executive Officer Margi Grein was appointed by Gov. Brian Sandoval to join Nevada’s team at the National Occupational Licensing Learning Consortium. Nevada was one of 11 states selected to participate in the consortium, which will analyze licensing policies, study actions to remove barriers that prevent workers from entering the workforce, and increase the portability of licenses across state lines.

Joe Capriotti is the executive vice president and general manager of Americana Holdings, which operates Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Nevada Properties, Arizona Properties and California Properties.

The Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors’ board members were elected for 2018. Christopher Bishop was elected president and Janet Carpenter is 2018 president-elect. Krystal Sherry is 2018 vice president and Tom Blanchard is treasurer. Jillian Batchelor, Amber DeLillo, Shyla Magee, Aldo Martinez and Mark Sivek are directors. Other board members are Shawn Cunningham, Tim Kelly Kiernan, Chantel Tilley, David J. Tina (immediate past president) and Julie Youngblood.

Bob Cunningham is the vice president of business development and marketing at SR Construction.

Brandon Singleton is regional coordinator at Jobs for Nevada’s Graduates (JAG Nevada), a statewide high school dropout intervention and work readiness program.

Sergio Avila is a content producer for, an online software company that assists with the immigration paperwork process.

Goettl Air Conditioning acquired Walton’s Heating and Air of Corona, Calif., marking Goettl’s first entry into California.

Nevada General Construction completed construction for the new Enrollease headquarters. The 5,500-square-foot office is located at the Summerlin One tower of Downtown Summerlin.

Pathfinder Partners completed two models and unveiled six floor plans at Sky Las Vegas. The project architect was Klai Juba Architects. Sales are being handled by Char Luxury Real Estate.

EV&Associates Architects were commissioned to design the new Aristocrat Technologies facilities on the corner of West Flamingo Road and Hualapai Way.

Hirschi Masonry was presented the Safe Partner Award from the Nevada Safety Consultation and Training Section.

Burke Construction Group is the general contractor in the development of Phase One for the UNLV Harry Reid Research and Technology Park.

DC Building group finished construction on the American Leadership Academy charter school in North Las Vegas. Carhuff & Cueva Architects served as the architect of record.

Nevada General Construction is the general contractor for the buildout of the new Bassett Furniture at Downtown Summerlin.

Endeavor Awards

The Perry Foundation recognized some of the state’s health care facilities and health care professionals with the Endeavor Awards. Recipients in Southern Nevada were:

• Achievement in Social Work: Steve Hojjat, Marquis Plaza Regency

• Extraordinary Therapist: Carrie Walters, Silver Hills Healthcare Center

• Activities Program Excellence: The Expressions Community, Prestige Senior Living at Mira Loma

• Innovation in Dining: Michael Irwin, The Wentworth of Las Vegas

• Distinguished Nurse Educator: Sally Gray, Nevada State Veterans Home

• Outstanding Nurse Leader: Corine Watson, Nevada State Veterans Home

• Caregiver of the Year: Candy Morrison, Desert Springs Senior Living

• Certified Nurse Assistant of the Year: Janice McShane, White Pine Care Center

• Administrator of the Year: Julie Mason, Silver Ridge Healthcare Center

• Gold Endeavor Award for quality of care in an assisted living community: The Wentworth of Las Vegas

• Award of Excellence for superior care in a nursing home: Highland Manor of Mesquite

• Silver Endeavor Award for quality of care excellence in a nursing home: Torrey Pines Rehabilitation Hospital

• Bronze Endeavor Award for quality of care excellence in a nursing home: CareMeridian 4 kids

The Perry Foundation is a nonprofit organization that improves the quality of care residents receive in Nevada’s nursing homes and assisted living communities by providing education to the health care professionals working in these communities.