Category Archives: UWSN

From the Committees… | Outreach and Member Engagement Committee September 2014

The inaugural WLC Wednesday was held on August 13th at Panevino from 5:00 – 7:00 pm with 40 women attending, of which 15 were potential members. Everyone had a fun time getting together in a relaxed setting and having the opportunity to get to know each other better.

On Wednesday, September 10th #WLCwine Social Media training class was taught by Della Tilsher from 5:00 – 6:00. It was an introductory course on what it means to “tweet”. It was Immediately followed by a gathering at Simon @ Palm Place on Flamingo to celebrate our new knowledge in the world of social media.

Stay tuned for future WLC Wednesdays! 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

From the Committees… | Volunteerism Committee September 2014

• Girls on the Run – several members attended the coach orientation on Saturday August 23rd at the Springs Preserve. This meeting was very informational. There are numerous volunteer opportunities with this project. They include coaching, being a running buddy and on the day of the incredible national program. More information will be provided atMore

From the Committees… | Mentoring Committee September 2014

The Mentoring and Mock Interview Program at The Shade Tree Residence: We spoke with Maggie Mendez, the Workforce Coordinator of Shade Tree. Maggie has nothing but praises and ecstatic admirations for our women Mentoring and Mock Interview volunteers. Our volunteers continue to share their time and energy on a regularly-scheduled basis, coaching and mentoring theMore

From the Committees… | Leadership Committee September 2014

We have three great WLC “members only” events planned this year. On Wednesday October 29th, Dr. Zhong, Senior Director of Clinical Research and Development for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health will be speaking at lunch on the research in the area of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson and other degenerative diseases of the brain and theMore

From the Committees… | Annual Luncheon Committee September 2014

Mark your calendars for Friday, February 20, 2015 for our annual luncheon fashion show at the lovely Four Seasons Hotel. The sponsorship sub-committee, chaired by Deb Mele-Blanchard, began meeting in May to renew the 2014 sponsors and obtain new sponsors. This year’s goal is to secure four presenting Sponsors, who will each present one ofMore

Co-Chairs Corner | September 2014

Our Women’s Leadership Council has hit the ground running in this new year! All committees are engaged and working hard for the benefit of our membership and our community. The executive committee met in July for a full day of strategic planning for 2014/2015. I was excited to join co-chair Rhonda Clausen in my firstMore

YPS Member Spotlight | Chris Mays

Chris Mays is a man of many talents and exciting adventures. His career path in life took him from coast to coast and eventually overseas to serve his clients, adding several stamps to his passport. As a professional accountant and senior manager at Deloitte & Touche LLP, Chris gives the “A” treatment to a mixMore

YPS Annual Project Funding

The YPS Project Funding and Executive Committees have approved YPS Project Funding for the fiscal year 2014-15. The following projects will be funded as a result of your commitment to YPS, United Way of Southern Nevada, and our community! The “Piggy Bank” – Financial Literacy and Education for Students A collaboration between UWSN, YPS, SilverMore

YPS in the Community | September 2014

Desert Reign Pro City League’s “Team United Way” YPS members and United Way staff came out to support YPS partner agency Desert Reign during their Pro City League basketball tournament. League team names represented local nonprofits, and Team United Way included incredible young players such as Dwayne Morgan who will be attending UNLV as aMore

YPS Member News | September 2014

2014-15 YPS Leadership Update We are excited to announce two additions to the YPS leadership team, Chris Way and Justin Micatrotto. Chris joins current Co-chair Chelsie Campbell in a Co-chair role, and Justin joins the team as Vice-chair. Michael Santos will now be serving in a new leadership role, as Co-chair Emeritus, after serving overMore