13 Action News: Gordon McCaw Elementary School kicks off new robotics program


Gordon McCaw Elementary School in Henderson held a kick-off party for its new robotics program last week.

Students and parents had the opportunity to meet engineers, robotic team members and instructors from Tronox, who is sponsoring the program. Continue Reading


Henderson Professional Fire Fighters Raise Thousands for Breast Cancer Research


Henderson Professional Fire Fighters (HPFF) teamed up with the Henderson Firefighter Benevolent Association (HFBA) to raise approximately $3,500 to donate to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Firefighters sold “Go Pink for the Cure” t-shirts within the organization and to community members last month. Henderson firefighters are wearing the shirts on duty throughout the month of October to show their support and to help raise awareness.

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Tronox Sponsors Pinecrest Academy Robotics Club with $1,500 Donation


Tronox, a Henderson manufacturing plant, donated $1,500 to benefit the Pinecrest Academy Robotics Club. This donation will be used to purchase software and necessary equipment for students to build innovative robots. Continue Reading


8 News Now: Friends of Parkinson’s “All Shook Up” Sock Hop

Thanks to 8 News Now for welcoming Friends of Parkinson’s and Jazzin’ Jeanne Brei & The Speakeasy Swingers on today’s (10/20/15) midday show!

To purchase tickets to the Sock Hop click, here.


Tronox Makes Donation to Support a Community Holiday Event


Tronox donated $300 to the McCaw School of Mines to assist in funding their “Halloween at the Mine” event.

On Oct. 24, from 6 to 9 p.m., the McCaw School of Mines will host a Halloween themed night. There will be tours of the mine, trick or treating, a costume parade and games.

The donation was made in hopes that it will help provide the Henderson community with a fun holiday celebration.


Kelsey Hand Elected to S.A.F.E. House Board of Directors


Kelsey Hand, executive director of media and client relations for Trosper Communications, LLC, was elected to the Board of Directors of S.A.F.E. House. She will serve a two-year term.   Continue Reading


What is Public Relations?


  • Public relations facilitates the relationship between your business and the community.
  • Public relations aims to bring positive awareness to your business and creates a brand through action. People see you being active in the community rather than seeing your business on an ad on a billboard.
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Tronox Sponsors Basic High School Robotics Team with $5,000 Donation

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Tronox, a Henderson manufacturing plant donated $5,000 to benefit the Basic High School Robotics Team. This is the fourth year Tronox will be the club’s primary sponsor. Continue Reading


NevadaGIVES: Las Vegas City Council Recognizes the Las Vegas Firefighters for their Breast Cancer Awareness Shirts


Mayor Carolyn Goodman and the Las Vegas City Council members recognized the Las Vegas Firefighters for their work to raise money to donate for breast cancer research. Local 1285 representatives accepted a proclamation at today’s Council meeting to thank the firefighters for their work and salute their dedication to the community.

Las Vegas Firefighters Local 1285 are selling “Breast Cancer Awareness” shirts to their membership and the public. All proceeds benefit the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. T-shirts sell for $20.00, and are available in men’s short and long sleeve styles and women’s sizes. They can be purchased online at www.heroic.supply until October 24.


To read on the NevadaGives website click, here.


News 3: Las Vegas Firefighters shirts for Breast Cancer Awareness

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It’s breast cancer awareness month and to support the cause Las Vegas Firefighters are selling T-Shirts to support the Susan G. Komen foundation locally. Todd Ingalsbee explains how locals can get involved.

To view video on the News 3 website click, here.