61°F
weather icon Partly Cloudy

IN PROFILE: Jennifer Jo

BUSINESS: Assistant

Account Executive for BRAINtrust Marketing &Communications

AGE: 32

BACKGROUND: “My past experiences include overseeing the public relations efforts for more than 20 shows at Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas Resorts and assisting in the launch of 10 different Ringling Bros. and Barnum &Bailey circuses. I got a B.A. in Public Relations with a minor in Business from George Mason University.”

FIRST JOB: “I worked the counter at a dry-cleaning business.”

YEARS IN BUSINESS: “I moved to Las Vegas several years ago and went to work for BRAINtrust in April. I work with Arlette Ledbetter to get Pahrump events updated and work to keep those events in the public eye. We work with budget allocations and gear Pahrump to the right demographics to increase visitors to the town. With social media outlets we have increased the number of likes and people following the town on Twitter and others.”

PERSONAL: “I love to travel to areas outside Las Vegas and explore what is around me. I also love to eat in the fabulous restaurants Las Vegas offers.”

BUSINESS CLIMATE: “Pahrump is a nice community but it needs more entertainment options to make it a more notable place to visit.”

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
THE LATEST
Nevada awarded $16 million through HUD for homeless aid programs

Dozens of homeless assistance programs in Nevada will receive more than $16 million in federal grants with more than $13 million coming to Clark County.

Pahrump sophomore Tiffini Thompson taking on public speaking

Pahrump Valley High School sophomore Tiffini Thompson stood beside a very proud Bill Newyear, of the Pahrump Valley Lions Club, to pose for photos, a bright smile on both of their faces. The purpose of the pictures? To commemorate the moment following her win at the club level of the District 46 Lions Club Student Speakers Contest.

California Lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Saturday, Jan. 18 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $7 million.

CASA Crab Fest tickets selling fast

Those who love to devour delectable fresh crab while supporting a valuable local nonprofit will want to move quickly, because Pioneer Territory Court Appointed Special Advocates will be hosting its 9th Annual Crab Fest fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 15.

Nye sheriff’s office hosts Citizen Awareness Academy

About a half-dozen Pahrump residents set aside four hours of their time on Saturday, Jan. 11, in an effort to get answers to one simple question.

VEA reports clean safety record for past 18 months

Despite very challenging and potentially hazardous work environments, crews at Valley Electric Association ended the 2019 calendar year with an impeccable safety record, according to Joe Fieldsted, manager of Safety, Health, Environmental and Efficiency.

2020 Census job fairs set for this week in Pahrump

The 2020 Census is just around the corner and the U.S. Census Bureau is gearing up for the enormous decennial undertaking.

Application period opens for rural development grants

Applications are being accepted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development for grants that support businesses and jobs in rural Nevada. The Rural Business Development Grant has several uses to rural areas: technical assistance, training and other activities.

Pahrump chamber holds 2020 awards gala

Business and other leaders around Pahrump gathered for the Pahrump Valley Chamber of Commerce’s 2020 Installation and Awards Gala in mid-January.

Pahrump Podiatry gets new home, expanded space

Pahrump Podiatry moved to a new location in the fall of 2019, giving the group more than three times the space it was previously in.