Category Archives: UWSN

WLC Spotlight | Rosemary Missisian

A busy mother of three, Rosemary Missisian is a Partner at a national law firm, but still finds the time to give back to the community through the Women’s Leadership Council (WLC). She joined the WLC in April 2015 as a way to become more involved in the power of many. “While individually we can… More

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Loyal Contributor Spotlight | Alan Livengood

A hard worker, dedicated family man and passionate sports enthusiast, Alan Livengood grew up in a military family and traveled to many different countries growing up including Turkey, Greece, Germany and England. “While moving around so much then might have been a challenge, I believe it has helped shape who I am today and I am… More

YPS Spotlight | Jake Joyce

Jake Joyce has a demanding career as Vice President of Casino Marketing at Palms Casino Resort, but he still makes it a priority to volunteer and help local children learn how to save for a brighter future. “It is important to embrace your community, even its challenges,” said Jake. “I’ve always found you’re going to… More

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Loyal Contributor Spotlight | Rex Windom

With a heart of gold and a keen photographer’s eye, Rex Windom’s occupation has always involved obtaining images to help understand people, places or things. Rex started working as a photographic printer for the Horseshoe Casino. Next, he worked in aerial photo operations for the U.S. Department of Energy. His current job is with NV… More

Community Engagement | Schwartz Family Notes

What do you do to celebrate 50 years of marriage? Bring 85 of your closest friends and family to Las Vegas of course! And while you’re taking in the sights and all that Las Vegas has to offer, if you want to make a difference reach out to the local United Way to coordinate a… More

Tocqueville Spotlight | Ryder and Julie Donohue

Ryder and Julie Donohue both grew up in Los Angeles, Calif. and met at Cal State Northridge. Since moving to Las Vegas the couple has made a concerted effort to get involved and make a real impact. The proud parents of a 15-year-old German Shepherd mix named Chloe, Ryder and Julie love to travel and spent a… More

Women’s Leadership Council “Women’s Fall Suit Drive,” November 6

Hosted by the United Way of Southern Nevada’s Women’s Leadership Council, the annual one-day suit drive on Friday, November 6, 2015 from 7a.m. – 2p.m. collects suits and other business attire for women in need. The drive helps women prepare for career opportunities and gain confidence to succeed during job interviews and in the workplace. Last year’s drive… More

Improve Children’s Dental Health | Get Involved 2 Ways!

Tooth decay remains the single most common chronic disease among children. Help us ensure that children receive necessary dental care products to ensure dental health. 36% of children have untreated tooth decay 9% of children live with dental pain 65% of children are uninsured and without health care resources Help us create 5,000 Dental Kits… More

WLC Spotlight | Rosamari McNulty, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Originally from Puerto Rico, Rosamari McNulty moved to Las Vegas in 1992 to attend graduate school at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where she earned a Master’s of Science in Hotel Administration. With an adventurous flair and a passionate spirit, Rosamari belongs to a competitive dragon boat racing team of breast cancer survivors. She joined the… More

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Loyal Contributor Spotlight | John Fountain

Loyal Contributor Spotlight | John Fountain

With a heart to help others with his technology knowledge, John Fountain is a graduate of UNLV in Computer Science. Born in Yonkers New York, John grew up from the age of five in wonderful Las Vegas. His parents are both from Cuba and worked for years in the service industry. John’s wife, Tammy, is a geology… More

Me & My Recipe | Lynn Stewart

With a bright spirit and an infectious smile, Lynn Stewart is committed to changing lives through servicing the community. A southern California girl who moved to Vegas during her freshman year of high school, Lynn loves the community that she now calls home and works to make a difference as United Way’s Community Engagement Manager.… More

Back to School & Giving Back!

Remember the excitement and anticipation that led up to your first day of school? Imagine if you did not have the pencils, erasers, pens, binders and paper to begin the school year with confidence. Well this is where our community steps in to ensure that every student is prepared. One of our corporate partners, Sitel,… More