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YPS Featured Photos | Jan/Feb 2015

See the pics from our Holiday Happy Hour and Leadership Roundtable. YPS Holiday Happy Hour- Hearthstone Kitchen and Cellar Members gathered to celebrate the holidays at an exciting new venue, Hearthstone Kitchen and Cellar.  Attendees enjoyed shuffleboard, hosted appetizers, and mingling with fellow YPS members! Leadership Roundtable Featuring Mark Fine On Thursday, January 29, YPS members…More

YPS in the Community | February 2015

Hollingsworth Holiday Party YPS has been a longtime friend and supporter of Hollingsworth Elementary and YPS again offered the children of the school a very special Holiday Party this year! On December 17th, every child received an age appropriate gift, a book, and a dental hygiene kit and was reminded that someone out there cares…More

YPS Member News | February 2015

Welcome New Members YPS is thrilled to welcome four new members, Michael Schuler, Rebecca Risse, Kylee Knight and Briana Courts! Michael is with Enterprise Holdings, Rebecca is with NV Energy, and both Kylee and Briana are with Ernst & Young. All four join YPS as General Members. Welcome Michael, Rebecca, Kylee and Briana, and thank…More

YPS Update | February 2015

With one month under our belts in 2015, we’re excited to already see YPS growing and our communication efforts ramping up! Our goal is to keep you in the know so last year we launched our first ever YPS Facebook Group, Instagram and Twitter accounts– and we would love for you to actively engage to…More

MLK Day | A Day of Service and Remembrance

United Way of Southern Nevada staff and AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA members celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Day of Service, a day on not a day off, by working with The Outside Las Vegas Foundation and Get Outdoors Nevada to clean up Lone Mountain Discovery Park on Saturday, January 17, 2015. AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps…More

YPS Spotlight | Lanea Hyland

With a heart to provide excellent customer service and help others, Lanea Hyland has excelled in her career managing four Raising Cane’s restaurants and she also dedicates her time to volunteering as a United Way Young Philanthropists Society (YPS) member. Growing up in a small town in Oregon, Lanea developed a passion for playing softball.…More

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YPS Piggy Bank Media Update

It was a day of pride and excitement, as the media and community partners gathered to cut the ribbon for the second YPS “Piggy Bank” at Howard E. Hollingsworth Elementary on January 21, 2015. Through this financial literacy program, students saved over $600 during the first day of the “Piggy Bank.” For a glimpse into this unique…More

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Piggy Bank Helps Students Save!

During the United Way of Southern Nevada (UWSN) launch of the second “Piggy Bank,” students saved over $600 during the first day of this unique financial literacy program designed to teach over 650 students of Howard E. Hollingsworth Elementary School how to save money by simulating a traditional banking experience and providing financial education in…More

WLC Luncheon Fashion Show, Feb. 20, 2015

United Way of Southern Nevada’s Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) will host its Luncheon Fashion Show at Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas on Friday, February 20, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Featuring Punam Mathur as the event emcee, the event will recognize WLC’s impact in the community and women community leaders who demonstrate a…More

Hollingsworth Piggy Bank Grand Opening!

Saving and planning their way into a strong and stable future, we welcome the youngsters of Howard Hollingsworth Elementary to the second “Piggy Bank”. Check out the sweet faces of our savers and the YPS members, partners, and friends who made this momentous day possible!   Also: See some of the local TV coverage.More

Loyal Contributor | Rick Remington

Rick Remington wholly embodies the very characteristics that many people seek, especially as they set sights on healthy thoughts in the New Year. Active? Check. Dedicated? Check. Healthy, happy family? Check. Hard worker? Check. Rick is the embodiment of longevity, passion and loyalty. Having been married to the same “wonderful” lady for 41 years, with…More