Kylie Rowe, VP of Relocation and Corporate Services presents our Community Spotlight Video Roundup for May, 2017.

Desert Research Institute: In an interview with Dr. Joseph Grzymski, biomedical research professor at the Desert Research Institute (DRI), he discussed the Health Nevada Project. The Governor’s Office of Economic Development continues to support this large scale public-private partnership where DRI and 23 and me partner to support the mission of Renown Health to ensure that our entire population is healthy. 10,000 Nevadans enrolled to participate within the first 48 hours. Learn More.

Community Foundation of Western Nevada: In an interview with Chris Askin, the President and CEO of the Community Foundation of Western Nevada, he discussed Reno as a philanthropic and highly generous community. There are many ways to give back whether it’s giving now, taking a volunteer board seat on a nonprofit, or making gifts later through estate planning. Learn more.

NV Energy: In a video interview, Mary Simmons the Vice President of Business Development and Community Strategy at NV Energy discussed why Nevada is a great choice when considering energy costs and the decision to relocate. Mary Simmons discussed our electric rates compared to other states, our diverse renewable energy portfolio, and NV Energy’s tradition of giving back to the community. Read more.

WCSD Building: In an interview with Pete Etchart, the Chief Operations Officer of Washoe County School District (WCSD), he discussed how the the passage of WC1 will allow WCSD to implement a a nine-year plan to build new and renovate old schools. Pete discussed major highlights and various building and repair needs moving forward. Learn more.

City of Sparks: Charlene Bybee, a long-time Sparks resident and flight attendant for American Airlines, is the city councilwoman serving Ward 4 in the City of Sparks. With seniority status with American Airlines, Bybee can pick and choose her schedule. In an average month, she spends six days flying on routes to China, Hong Kong, and Australia and spends the rest of her days meeting the needs of the residents of Sparks. Read more.