This past Monday marked the beginning of the 13th annual U.S. VETS Stand Down to benefit homeless and under-served veterans in the Las Vegas Community. Our Team Members at The Venetian Las Vegas and The Palazzo Las Vegas will be donating food items, clothing, sleeping bags and back packs in collection bins located on property until February 19th. Visit the US Vets website to find out how you can help support homeless veterans: http://www.usvetsinc.org/information-center/calendar/events/2016-las-vegas-stand-down/ #SandsCares
Congratulations to Nevada Succeeds for a successful launch to their “What’s Next Nevada” initiative, which focuses on addressing the state’s teacher shortages while simultaneously improving school culture. #SandsCares http://www.usnews.com/opinion/knowledge-bank/articles/2016-01-25/whats-next-nevada-aims-to-address-the-states-teacher-shortages
Great story in the Las Vegas Sun this morning highlighting all of the great work that Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth is doing for homeless teens in the Las Vegas area. We are proud to partner with NPHY to provide homeless youth with the resources needed to focus on their academic and professional futures. Join us in supporting NPHY by donating or volunteering today: http://www.nphy.org/get-involved/ #SandsCares
As we continue to take a closer look at the mentoring programs at our properties around the world, we turn to Macao and our team at Sands China Ltd. Currently the Sands China Leadership Academy at Venetian Macao 澳門威尼斯人 offers an Individual Development Program that pairs Team Members with senior executives to enhance their careers. Visit Sands Confidential to learn more: http://bit.ly/1K0lSp6
Below is our recap video from our global hygiene kit build with nonprofit Clean the World that took place on September 26. Over a 24-hour period, Team Members and volunteers at Marina Bay Sands, The Venetian Macao, Sands Bethlehem and The Venetian in Las Vegas participated in our company’s largest corporate citizenship endeavor by building 200,000 hygiene kits for those in need in our local communities.
Last week, Las Vegas Sands was featured in a Forbes story written by Jonathan Salem Baskin. The article focused on LVS’ dedication to continuing education for our Team Members, as well as those in the hospitality industry that are not employed by LVS.
Las Vegas Sands was featured in the Las Vegas Review-Journal highlighting our recently launched Sands Academy learning and development program. The article features our first Sands Academy External Speaker Series guest, Shawn Henry, president of CrowdStrike Services and world-renowned cyber security expert.