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Love On The A-List

Everyone’s favorite Hallmark holiday is just around the corner and A-List Media clients have a lot to offer this month. Here’s a sampling:

Amy’s Rules of Romance
The February issue of 944 is out NOW and it features relationship expert Amy Rubin sharing the Rules for Dating in Las Vegas. Amy takes a modern look at dating in Sin City, what to strive for and what to avoid. Pick up a copy today. Amy Rubin is the host of Amy’s Heart After Dark click here for more info.

Helping Hearts on Valentines Day
Want to look your best for your valentine without breaking the bank at an overpriced Strip salon? Global House of Hair, headed by the dynamic husband-and-wife team of Jill and Michael St. Onge, is creating a buzz in Summerlin. Not only do they have style in spades, they also have some big hearts. This Valentine’s Day GHH is offering haircuts for just $25, regularly their cuts start at $55. All proceeds from the $25 haircuts will go to the American Heart Association.  How cool is that? Global House of Hair is located at 11700 W. Charleston Blvd. To make an appointment call (702) 476-5300.

Focus on Your Health
The look of love is a lot brighter at iFocus Vision Center, where Dr. Vivienne Velasco is hosting a health and wellness event Saturday, Feb. 20. Along with free vision screenings, attendees will experience live cooking demos from Oiga,Mire,Vea Columbian Restaurant. Dr. Joan Leaks of Southwest Wellness Center will be there providing nutrition and diet information and handouts. Enjoy free facials and samples of Juice Plus. There is a little something for everyone.
iFocus Vision Center is located at 9484 W. Flamingo Rd. Suite 280, Las Vegas, NV 89114.

Rocket to Bliss
World-renowned yoga instructor Larry Schultz will be presenting his Rocket Yoga series on February 5 & 6 at Yoga Sanctuary’s West side studio. His inventive, inspiring routine ranks him among the most highly regarded yoga teachers in the country. His famous Rocket Series is a fun, upbeat Ashtanga yoga approach that encourages people to keep their energy high while connecting to their inner power.  For more info click here.

Next week, the A-List blog takes a closer look at local media. Don’t miss our interview with KVBC’s Kim Wagner, host of southern Nevada’s No. 1 morning show, Wake Up with the Wagners.

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As the World (of Vegas PR) Turns

It has been said that the one constant in life is change. Recently an editor friend and I were talking about the latest happenings in the world of Vegas PR. Suddenly it seems like there is a bevy of movement and if you ask me, that’s a good thing. She recommended I fill in readers, so media know where to find some of their favorite publicists.

Below is a recap of some of the latest changes in the city’s PR landscape.

Movin’ and shakin’

Rob Stillwell will soon be heading over to NVEnergy as executive of corporate communications. Currently serving as VP of corporate communications at Boyd Gaming, Rob is making the jump from gaming to energy. With all the attention energy has recently received I am certain Rob will enjoy this new endeavor. Rob starts August 3.

Katie Conway is now public relations senior account executive for the folks over at Wicked Creative. We think this a great fit and Wicked Creative owner Stephanie Wilson must be very pleased to have someone like Katie on the team. If you need to reach Katie, you can get in touch at: katie.conway@wickedcreative.com or find her on Twitter at: http://twitter.com/katieconway8.

Alex Acuna once a Light Group superstar, Alex has taken on the communications manager position at Mandarin Oriental which will open this winter at City Center. You can reach Alex at aacuna@mohg.com. There is no doubt Alex will be a great success, Mandarain is a global brand and he will serve that brand well.

To fill the large void resulting in Alex’s departure, Light Group has picked up PR services from Shadow PR. Shadow PR is based in NY with offices in LA and Miami. Michelle Davidson is handling the account, reach her at Michelle@shadowpr.com.

Cheryl Bella, former VP at the Firm Public Relations and Marketing, has moved into the non-profit world as the marketing manager for Three-Square. Three-Square has quickly become one of Las Vegas’ favorite charities and why not? With unemployment through the roof, more families than ever need assistance to get food on the dinner table. You can reach Cheryl at cbella@threesquare.org.

Finally, Melinda Scheckells has taken the editor reigns over at 944. I know this isn’t a PR thing but there are still a few who aren’t sure how to get in touch with Ms. Sheckells. If you need her contact her at melindasheckells@944.com. You can also follow her on twitter at http://twitter.com/Melindasvegas. No doubt Melinda will rock this job, because, hey, that’s what she does.


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