Councilwoman Debra March guest speaker for Henderson Chamber

Monthly network breakfast to highlight Southern Nevada Strong project June 18

Debra_MarchHENDERSON, Nev. – Henderson City Councilwoman Debra March, chair of the Southern Nevada Strong Consortium Committee, will be the guest speaker during the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s monthly network breakfast held from 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, at the Wildhorse Golf Course – located at 2100 W. Warm Springs Road in Henderson.

During the breakfast, March will discuss the Southern Nevada Strong project, its mission and vision and how the public can get involved. The project is meant to help the community and the Southern Nevada region improve their economic competitiveness by better integrating housing with good jobs and transportation.

RSVPs, which are required, must be made by Friday, June 14. The cost is $20 for members and $40 for non-members. There will be an additional $10 fee for those who do not RSVP ahead of time. Cancellations must be made by the RSVP deadline to receive a refund. Guests can RSVP at http://www.hendersonchamber.com/events/.

The Southern Nevada Strong project is managed by the city of Henderson, on behalf of the Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition (SNRPC), after applying for and receiving a $3.5 million Sustainable Communities Planning Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The grant provides the resources to conduct in-depth research and community engagement efforts to analyze issues facing the community and propose collaborative solutions.

The scope of the project includes all members of the SNRPC and spans Southern Nevada. In addition to the SNRPC, partners include the city of Henderson, city of Las Vegas, city of North Las Vegas, Boulder City, Clark County, Regional Transportation Commission, UNLV, Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority, Southern Nevada Water Authority, Clark County School District, Southern Nevada Health District and the Conservation District of Southern Nevada.

For more information and to get involved, visit www.SouthernNevadaStrong.org.

March serves as mayor pro tem for the city of Henderson and represents the city as commissioner on the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada and the Clark County Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada as well as the council liaison to the Henderson Planning Commission. She also is the representative on the Nevada Development Authority, alternate representative on the Southern Nevada Water Authority Board of Directors and the vice-chairman of the Henderson Redevelopment Agency as well as the city’s sustainability initiative champion, among others.

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit, voluntary organization committed to promoting and supporting member businesses.

For more information regarding the breakfast, call the Henderson Chamber of Commerce at 702-565-8951 or visit www.hendersonchamber.com.

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