Henderson Chamber chairman honored for efforts to improve local education

Rick Smith and wife, Geri Smith, honored by St. Viator’s March 24

HENDERSON, Nev. – St. Viator’s Catholic School honored Rick Smith, chairman of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce, and his wife, Geri, for their endless efforts to maintain quality in education for all at their 24th Annual Dinner Auction Saturday, March 24, at the South Point Hotel & Casino.

“Rick and Geri are heavily involved in the community in a number of ways,” said Scott Muelrath, executive director for the Henderson Chamber. “Business and education go hand in hand, and the Smiths have dedicated themselves to improving both in Southern Nevada. It’s wonderful to see them honored by St. Viator’s for their work.”

Rick Smith serves as president and CEO of RDS Associates, a Southern Nevada commercial real estate firm specializing in investment, development, marketing and brokerage services in the Southwest. Geri Smith is a marriage and family therapist. Their daughters have attended St. Viator’s since they were both in pre-kindergarten.

The event also honored Kate and Harold Puterman and Kitty and Dale Parantala.

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

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

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