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Empowerment When It Really Counts

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Empowerment When It Really Counts

by John Dunia The tragic event on Sunday night left an ugly wound on our beautiful landscape. No city known for its hospitality, ever wants to have something like this on its resume. But in some ways we outdid ourselves. Our police worked tirelessly to secure the location and while all this was happening, concertgoers […]

An Artistic way to Empower

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An Artistic way to Empower

by John Dunia Artist and faux finish professional Diane Mifsud moved to Las Vegas in 1991. Art had always been her passion and her first murals were completed for her children. There remained, however, a driving need to give back to her community which she would soon fulfill. While volunteering with organizations that were helping […]

Natalie Manning: An Empowerment Leader

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Natalie Manning: An Empowerment Leader

by John Dunia In order for Las Vegas to earn a reputation of empowerment, it needs to have selfless leaders who are willing to give without any thought of reimbursement. It takes dedicated lives of all ages to help others with no other expectations than the thrill of seeing the satisfaction on the faces of […]

Empowering our children

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Empowering our children

by John Dunia It doesn’t take much effort at all to find posts on social media which criticize the younger generations. We baby boomers as well as some of the older Gen-Xers are quick to point out how lazy, entitled, or disinterested the Millennials appear as though this harsh communication is going to point out […]

Always Dream Big!

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Always Dream Big!

by John Dunia Las Vegas is not only the gambling capital of the world, it is also bursting at the seams with incredible talent. It’s even more amazing when that talent combines her efforts to uplift and inspire the community. That is a perfect description of Lisa Song Sutton. In 2014, Lisa entered her first […]

An Overview of Empowerment

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An Overview of Empowerment

by John Dunia Believe me, it is no easy task to rally such an incredible and diverse community we all enjoy and inspire a feeling of empowerment. There is no doubt in my mind that it needs to be something around which we all unite and give input. It must be in part, a goal […]

Keep That Empowerment Going!

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Keep That Empowerment Going!

by John Dunia I want to thank all of you for making a tremendously successful beginning for this column. Last week, my article was the most read article on Las Vegas Informer and it had over 2,000 views on the Informer’s Facebook page. After the article featuring Merideth Spriggs was published, I found out that […]

A Little Empowering goes a Long Way

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A Little Empowering goes a Long Way

by John Dunia It doesn’t take much at all to empower others. Sometimes it can be as little as a gentle smile. However, those who most often need a little empowering are people whom we too often tend to overlook and neglect. When the economic recession hit just over 10 years ago, many who never […]

Empowerment: Beyond the 4th of July

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Empowerment: Beyond the 4th of July

by John Dunia If there is one place on this planet that knows how to celebrate it’s Las Vegas. Where else can an incredible display of fireworks be seen over an entire valley? Our unique style and branding have initiated not only many firsts but we have also surpassed others by our innovation. However, the […]

My First Recollection of Las Vegas Empowering Moment

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My First Recollection of Las Vegas Empowering Moment

by John Dunia In the fall of 1994, I relocated from just outside of Los Angeles to Boulder City.  Accompanied by my three boys and their mother, we had taken several trips to Las Vegas and we were all excited about this next venture in our lives. I had my own business at the time […]

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