Thriving in Nevada's Business Economy

Southern Nevada Business Confidence Index Survey Results

Monica Preston, Communications Director

Remember that survey we sent out a while back? Well the results are in and those of you that participated will be excited to see the results. In summary, Southern Nevada business leaders are optimistic about the business economic outlook, which is exciting considering the past few years have been a bit rocky. Check out the summary that Stephen Miller and Jinju Lee from the UNLV Center for Business and Economic Research has put together. There are some great insights into the local business economy and may provide some ways your business can take advantage of the opportunities that exist in our own backyard! The survey can be found here.

Boulder City Opens First Workforce Connections Career Center

Did you know that the Nevada Workforce Connections has opened a career center in the Boulder City Library? The one stop career center provides adult services, training services, and many more resources to job applicants. For businesses, there is a Work Ready Communities initiative focused on providing employers with skill ready applicants. Staffing needs are a critical priority to Nevada businesses to help create a skilled and diverse workforce. Individuals who earn an ACT Workkeys National Career Readiness Certificate are adaptable and trainable candidates who are career ready with nationally recognized credentials prepared to embrace emerging technologies. If you're interested in considering the ACT Workkeys National Career Readiness Certificate for your business, visit the Workforce Connections Career Center inside the Library or you can email Monica at for more information. Watch a quick video about how this program has helped a fellow Nevada business:

Cascata Golf Club is Now Open for Breakfast & Lunch

We are excited to announce that Cascata Golf Club is now open for breakfast and lunch! They have a robust menu and are ready to serve you and your friends! Dine before your tee time or just after, they are sure to make your visit amazing with breathtaking views of a mountainside waterfall. Catch a glimpse of local wildlife as well! Check out their menu as well as reservation info here.
They are also hosting a meet and greet on Monday February 26 from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Appetizers and pastries along with non-alcoholic beverages will be served and a cash bar will be available for cocktail purchases. Hope to see you there!

Reiki Spiritual Healing Circle in the Park

Joan Robinson is the newest addition to Clear Paths Reflexology! She is holding two more Reiki sessions at ABC Park, 3/6 and 4/3. Stop by 801 Adams Blvd Admin #2 (the building between the Fitness Center and the Library) for a free session. All are welcome whether you are a Reiki healer or just want to check it out. Learn about what Reiki is and how it can help your own health as well as those that are around you.

Wine, Women and Shoes - A Benefit for St Jude's Ranch for Children

St Jude's Ranch for Children is hosting their 2nd Annual Wine Women and Shoes event on April 15 at Green Valley Ranch and they have sponsorship opportunities available. If you'd like to help sponsor or see how your company can get involved, check out the Sponsorship Opportunity Flyer here. St Jude's Ranch for Children provides a safe, stable and healing environment for thousands of children and youth. They have programs that offer assistance from birth to age 25 and their goal is to provide the tools necessary to succeed and achieve self sufficiency. When you partner with St Jude's Ranch for Children, you are helping to raise funds that are critical to continue their mission of transforming the lives of abused and at risk children, young adults, and families by empowering them to create new choices and new hope in a caring community.

BC Think Tank Meets Again

The Boulder City Think Tank is set to meet again on Monday, February 12 from 6-8 p.m. at the Smith Center, Boulder City. The Think Tank has been hard at work creating marketing plans, economic development plans, and addressing general concerns about the future of Boulder City. If you have some ideas or would like to volunteer, make sure you stop by!
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