People on the Move: March 11, 2024

Mon, Mar 11, 2024 (2 a.m.)

Ashton Bray, a performer in Fantasy at Luxor, was named the show’s new performance director. Bray, who originally joined the cast in 2012 as a dancer, will oversee performance elements of the show, such as scheduling rehearsals and teaching choreography. Her responsibilities also include updating the show’s script based on set and cast changes, providing staging notes, and communicating between the cast and lighting, sound and wardrobe crews.

Communities In Schools of Nevada, a nonprofit focused on keeping kids in school, was awarded a five-year, $11,852,258 grant from the United States Department of Education as part of a nearly $74 million expansion in the Federal Full-Service Community Schools grant program. CIS of Nevada brings $1.5 million of other funds to support the overall project, or about 13% of the project cost, bringing the total investment to just over $13 million with 87% of the project being financed with federal money. CIS of Nevada serves 110 schools in the Clark, Elko, Humboldt and Washoe County school districts.

The Farmhouse Kitchen, inside Gold Town Casino in Pahrump, celebrated its grand reopening February 20. It introduced an expanded menu with new dishes that reflect the restaurant’s commitment to hearty farm fresh fare.

Gov. Joe Lombardo appointed Dr. Vicki Mazzorana to the Cannabis Compliance Board. Mazzorana has served as an emergency physician for nearly three decades, and she has served as a ringside physician for the Nevada State Athletic Commission since 2008. Additionally, Mazzorana serves on both the National Disaster Medical Team, as well as on Nevada’s Search and Rescue Team. The Cannabis Compliance Board was established through Assembly Bill 533 during the 2019 legislative session and consists of five board members appointed by the governor.

The Henderson Fire Department has been named a recipient of the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold achievement award for its dedication to providing prompt, evidence-based care. The department also received recognition for the Heart Attack Honor Roll.

Rebuilding Together, a nonprofit rebuilding communities in need, partnered with Lowe’s to provide essential home repairs for six families and community improvements in a Las Vegas-area neighborhood. Additional sponsors and partners include CreditOne Bank, ADT, Affordable Tree Service, Republic Services, City of Henderson, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada’s John C. Kish Club.

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This story appeared in Las Vegas Weekly.

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