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Listen to Real Estate Panel – State of Las Vegas Real Estate Market

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Real Estate Panel – State of Las Vegas Real Estate Market





Club members Dan Adamson, Michael Ballard, Randy Donald, Matt Nelson and Rich Robledo will provide informative insights into the Las Vegas Real Estate Industry. The panel will be moderated by David Strickland, Vice President of Marketing and Leasing for Thomas & Mack Development Group. Mr. Strickland is the incoming President of the Southern Nevada Chapter of NAIOP, the largest Commercial Real Estate Development Association in Southern Nevada.

Message From The President

Dear Rotarians,

Why Should We Care?

Rotarians have condensed the organization’s core values in Rotary’s four-way test of the things we think, say, or do. Is it the truth? Is it fair to all concerned? Will it build goodwill and better friendship? Will it be beneficial to all concerned? Our club states its mission as teaching youth to succeed through literacy, education, and life skills development. Rotary International has chosen for its theme for this year, Rotary Opens Opportunities.

Why? Why does Rotary on a global scale, or our club on a local scale, care? We have all heard others say playing fair is for suckers, or worse yet, for losers. No doubt some helpful person has advised you that God helps those who help themselves, not as a call to action but rather to discourage charity and encourage accumulating wealth beyond your needs.

Rotarians care because Paul Harris was on to something long before research scientists studying human behavior, temperament, and emotions confirmed that wealth and possessions can make our lives more comfortable but will not make us measurably more happy. Happiness and satisfaction in life come from making meaningful steps toward your purpose and living up to your own ideals. We humans are not perfect and need help staying on course, that is where our faith and our Rotary four-way test, club mission, and yearly themes are invaluable in keeping us on the right track. Our club is accomplishing great things in our community and in our world with your help. If you would like to do more, there are many club committees that would love to have you join their efforts.

Richard Jost
Las Vegas Rotary Club

Member Highlights

Scribe – August 20, 2020

Las Vegas Rotary Club Meeting: August 20, 2020

  • President Richard Jost called the meeting to order.
  • Judith Pinkerton gave the invocation.
  • Mike Mewborn was Sergeant at Arms.
  • Kirk Alexander played God Bless America.
  • President Richard Jost led the Pledge of Allegiance.
  • 2 Guests of Rotarians were introduced.
  • President Richard Jost announcements/reminders:
    • District 5300 Governor announced they expect to have a Rotary Float in the January 2022 Rose Bowl Parade. Stay tuned for more information.
    • Visit the website if you would to contribute to support Lebanon Disaster Relief.
    • Polio Plus has a webinar coming up that you can register for through DACdb.
  • The weekly drawing began at $500 plus this week’s donations. David Maffie missed the Joker and Bill Stieren won the Lawry Bucks.
  • PP Jackie Thornhill is still looking for 15 more people to volunteer to drive for a district project on September 15th  from 11 AM and 1 PM. You’ll pick up 5 meals from a restaurant and deliver the meals using social distancing guidelines. Environmental Sustainability project update; Jim March is allowing us to use his location, she expects media coverage. More details to come.
  • PP Janice Lencke introduced our speaker Samantha Johnson, Director of Sales and Events for Allegiant Stadium. She connects the 1.8-billion-dollar stadium to corporations and the community for events. Laura Gladstone from the Sales Team at Allegiant Stadium joined she as well markets the stadium. The stadium expects amazing concerts seating 65,000 people along with hosting the Las Vegas Raiders and the UNLV Rebel football games. There are over 10 event spaces or VIP clubs within the stadium. On non-game day those spaces are available for rental for events. Expect a lot of Las Vegas Flair from the concession options. The building is 1.75 million square feet. The grass field is on a 4-foot-tall field tray that can be pulled in for game days within one hour. Non- game days turf branded either Raiders or UNLV will be in place. Tours will be available soon with great interactive aspects.
  • President Richard Jost adjourned the meeting after Samantha virtually accepted her virtual Share What You Can award.

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