The Notes: Oct. 15, 2012
15 October 2012
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LIDS Clubhouse, a retail brand of the Indianapolis-based LIDS Sports Group, has reached a retail licensing agreement with UNLV for the rights to operate the university’s Athletic Department official stadium store, UNLV Rebels Locker Room. LIDS also will power the university’s e-commerce site.
Barrick Gold Corporation was listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the fifth consecutive year. This also was the sixth year that Barrick was included on the North American listing of leading companies by the DJSI.
Xpedx, a business-to-business distribution company, has received an Energy Star award at its Las Vegas office, 6435 S. Valley View Blvd. The award acknowledges xpedx’s commitment to protect the environment.
Creel Printing recently won several Gold Ink Awards. Creel won eight awards and was named 2012’s top “Gold” winner — the competition’s highest accolade. Held annually, the Gold Ink Awards is considered the printing industry’s most highly-acclaimed competition. This year’s contest drew nearly 1,000 contributions from across the globe.
Rotary International has chartered the Red Rock Rotary Club, a club for young professionals in Southern Nevada. Comprised primarily of people in their 20s and 30s, the club aims to challenges the Rotary stereotype, meeting after work at the O’Aces Bar and Grill and aggressively tackling community issues through monthly hands-on service projects.
Caesars Entertainment Corp. announced that its Total Rewards loyalty program has received COLLOQUY’s Master of Enterprise Loyalty Award. COLLOQUY, the global research group of LoyaltyOne, grants the annual award to the company that best demonstrates how its loyalty strategy has been integrated across its enterprise, resulting in a competitive advantage and improved financial and/or customer performance.
The Creekside Hospice Inpatient Care Center recently opened at 7230 Gagnier Blvd. in southwest Las Vegas. The center measures 7,853 square feet, has 13 beds and a dedicated staff to provide comprehensive hospice and palliative care in a home-like environment. It is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
WhiteSand Gaming, a full-service gaming firm, will open its first international offices in London and Macau. The move capitalizes on an uptick in successes for WhiteSand, which has seen growth in several areas since its inception in 2001. The Las Vegas-based company also has an office in Atlantic City.
Sunrise Health System’s Sunrise and Southern Hills hospitals were named two of the nation’s top performers on key quality measures by the Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. Both hospitals were recognized for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions, such as heart attacks, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. A total of 620 hospitals nationwide earned the distinction.
Sunrise and MountainView hospitals announced the opening of two full-service patient pharmacies in the hospitals. Both are part of the Sunrise Health System and have partnered with Walgreens to provide patients, family members and visitors the on-site, full-service pharmacies.
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