THE VET EFFECT: Resort sponsors, local service providers team up to support veterans event

This marked the 15th time the Veterans Stand Down, hosted by nonprofit U.S. VETS-Las Vegas, has been held in the valley. Organizers expected to draw about 800 veterans seeking legal help, financial assistance, access to military records, food — even haircuts and showers. The community event wouldn’t be possible without the support of volunteers, sponsors and in-kind donations. This year’s sponsors included MGM Resorts International, Cox Communications, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and Sands Cares.

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SPACE FOR THE DISPLACED: Sands Cares, Jon Bon Jovi join Nevada nonprofit in effort to house more homeless youth

The fundraising campaign came in direct response to the Southern Nevada Plan to End Youth Homelessness, unveiled at November’s Southern Nevada Youth Homelessness Summit.


ABSOLUTELY NAB-ULOUS: A rundown of NAB Show 2019

An annual Las Vegas staple for nearly three decades, NAB is the world’s largest convention encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment and technology. But the expo, now among the city’s largest, bloomed from modest roots.