Saturday, December 3, 2022

Oral Health in the Black Community

August 9, 2022 by  
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For Liberty Dental Plan, the lives and oral health of the Black community matter. Many don’t realize that poor oral health can lead to a loss of productivity. Children and adults can miss time from school and work. Gum disease that is active and left untreated can lead to tooth loss. Poor oral health can […]

Building DEI from the ground up at Southwest Gas

Companies nationwide are experiencing a cultural shift in the wake of movements like Black Lives Matter and the expectations of employees and investors. Organizations that have begun making changes to ensure a more inclusive work environment are leading the charge to drive inclusion for all. Courtney Moore is the Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion […]

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation Unveils Black Giving Circle

June 19, 2022 by  
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The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) Foundation unveiled a new initiative in February 2022 to forge and strengthen relationships between the Southern Nevada Black community and local law enforcement.  The Black Giving Circle is designed to bring funding support into our communities that are traditionally under resourced. The initiative empowers the Southern Nevada Black […]

Southwest Gas drives initiatives for diversity, equity, and inclusion

June 19, 2022 by  
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Southwest Gas drives initiatives for diversity, equity, and inclusion With June comes the recognition and celebration of Juneteenth — and to commemorate the historic day, Southwest Gas is pulling back the curtain on its Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) initiatives. DEI has been infused into every aspect of the company as it commits to data […]

In Fraud, Don’t Trust

February 21, 2022 by  
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By Craig Kirkland, EVP/Director of Retail Banking, Nevada State Bank Beware of those who would take advantage of our fears in a desperate bid to separate us from our money. Our shared humanity makes it natural to trust and believe in others. However, it’s important to remember that a small percentage of people want to […]

Celebrating the next generation of future healthcare providers

November 6, 2021 by  
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White Coat Ceremony marks an important career milestone Close to 800 Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and College of Health and Human Services students at Touro University Nevada participated in the distinguished White Coat Ceremony. During this highly anticipated event held in October, students received their “white coats” — symbolizing the next step toward their professional […]

The Path to Affordable Homeownership: If You’ve Got the Drive, We’ve Got the Assistance

November 6, 2021 by  
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Right about now, many of us are starting our lists of what we’re thankful for and thinking about the memories we’d like to make before 2021 comes to a close. As we enter this season of reflection, we challenge you to not only look in that rearview mirror to reminisce, but also see the opportunities […]

Starting a business: to franchise or not to franchise

November 6, 2021 by  
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By Craig Kirkland, EVP/Director of Retail Banking, Nevada State Bank If you’re interested in starting a business, you may have thought about buying a franchise. I own a multi-unit franchise together with my son, who runs the business — so I know there are pros and cons to being a franchise owner. Advantages of Buying […]

Ten Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money

October 14, 2021 by  
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Ten Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money By Craig Kirkland, EVP/Director of Retail Banking, Nevada State Bank If you want your children to become successful and responsible adults, start by teaching them how to make good choices about money. Follow these 10 steps to give your kids a good financial education: 1. Prepare yourself […]

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: LINDA ABRAMS

September 15, 2021 by  
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‘People really need to understand there is help out there’ According to a study in Mental Health America, “Mental health conditions occur in Black and African American people in America at about the same or less frequency than in White Americans. However, the historical Black and African American experience in America has and continues to […]

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