Category Archives: UWSN

From the Committees… | Outreach and Member Engagement Committee Nov/Dec 2014

Wednesday, December 10th was the most recent WLC Wednesday at DKNY in the Forum Shops at Caesars. Sephora was there with mini-makeovers. DKNY offered an exclusive discount for the event with a portion of the proceeds going to the WLC. Bring a friend and stop by the next WLC Wednesday!.

WLC Wednesdays continues to be a fun way to introduce women to the WLC and for members to get to know each other better. If you have an idea for a location, please contact a committee co-chair or Lawrel.

If you would like to serve on this committee, please contact Janet Linder at 702-806-2204 or; Della Tilsher at 909-772-3189 or; Sharon Lipscomb at 702-467-0229 or; Lawrel Larsen at 702-892-2319 or


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From the Committees… | Leadership Committee Nov/Dec 2014

On Wednesday, October 29th, 35 WLC members gathered at the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health to attend a luncheon presentation by Dr. Kate Zhong, Senior Director of Clinical Research. Dr. Zhong not only discussed the specifics of Alzheimer’s disease, but also some of the exciting clinical trials that are taking place at the Ruvo…More

Member News | Nov/Dec 2014

  We were deeply saddened to lose our dear friend Rosemary West, a founding WLC member and former United Way staff member. Her family will remain in our prayers this holiday season.       Recognized in the October 2014 Desert Companion were the Top Lawyers of 2014. These groups of lawyers were selected based…More

Co-Chairs Corner | Nov/Dec 2014

  What a FABULOUS FALL for WLC Members and our programs! First of all, a huge “Thank You” and “Woo Hoo” to everyone involved with our 7th Annual Women’s Suit Drive. We collected 11,941 items for women in our community working to improve their lives. Amazing!  Special thanks to Rebecca Howell, Keri Serano-Long, and all the…More

“The Piggy Bank” Program To Teach Students at Hollingsworth Elementary Money Saving Skills

On January 21, 2015 at 8am, United Way of Southern Nevada will launch the second “Piggy Bank,” a unique financial literacy program designed to teach the students of Howard E. Hollingsworth Elementary School how to save money by simulating a traditional banking experience and providing financial education in the classroom. “Our Young Philanthropists Society members…More

Loyal Contributor | Tony Raimondo

Tony Raimondo grew up in North Massapequa, Long Island as the middle child of two immigrants that migrated to America in the late 1940s. With a heart of gold, Tony volunteers his time to build homes for those in need and serve the homeless. He attended Farmingdale High School and was involved in DECA, which prepares high…More

WLC Spotlight | Monte Smith

Monte Smith grew up in the historic Las Vegas Huntridge District in a time when Las Vegas was a much smaller city, with a population of about 200,000. She saw many of her childhood movies at the Huntridge Theatre and attended the old downtown Las Vegas High School and graduated from UNLV with a degree…More

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YPS in the Community | November 2014

    Desert Reign Sports & Nutrition Camp YPS’ commitment to children and their health powers Desert Reign’s Sports and Nutrition Camps for children, expanding current capacity to reach in total over 2500 children in 2014. Camps provide immersion into physical activity and fitness as well as the ABC’s of proper nutrition and healthy eating.…More

YPS Featured Photos | November 2014

YPS Sixth Anniversary at TPC Summerlin United Way ’s Young Philanthropists Society celebrated its sixth anniversary at TPC Summerlin! On November 6th, current and prospective members had the opportunity to mix and mingle, meet new people, chip some shots onto the green, and celebrate the commitment of YPS!More