Rogers Foundation To Also Be Recognized For Philanthropy
The Las Vegas City Council will recognize the Bishop Gorman High School varsity football team at the Wednesday, Jan. 16, City Council meeting at 9 a.m. in Council Chambers on the second floor of City Hall, located at 495 S. Main St.
Councilman Cedric Crear will honor the Gaels for winning the 2018 NIAA 4A State Championship. It is the school’s 10th straight state championship and 17th overall. In addition, the program was recognized as the national champions in 2014, 2015 and 2016.
In addition, Councilman Bob Coffin will recognize the Rogers Foundation for its many philanthropic contributions and investments in the Las Vegas community. Jim and Beverly Rogers’ philanthropic endeavors span multiple decades. In addition to hundreds of institutional grants and individual college education scholarships for students, there have also been notable donations distributed to the community. Jim Rogers passed away in 2014, but Beverly continues the legacy of the foundation.
Councilwoman Michele Fiore will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Poland’s Independence by welcoming the local Polish American Club to Council Chambers. Traditional dancers are scheduled to be part of the recognition.
Mayor Pro Tem Lois Tarkanian is scheduled to announce Kyle Stephens as the January 2019 Citizen of the Month. Stephens is a park ambassador who has helped to make sure citizens can enjoy safe, clean parks.
Finally, the City Council will also recognize the Employee of the Month.