“I feel so much more confdent with this job. I’ve learned completely different skills, office skills, while making new friends. The workplace environment is so friendly and I feel like part of the team…
The Vegas Golden Knights hockey team loves giving back to their Las Vegas community. The team works directly with local Las Vegas non-profits supporting their initiatives by fostering fundraising partnerships. Through their Vegas Golden Knights Foundation, and with the non-profit food bank Three Square, the hockey team hosts a raffle [...]
Before Cristina, my last peer buddy Mary Ann passed away from stage four Colon Cancer. It was sad! But I didn’t want to give up on the Best Buddy Program. I wanted a new buddy who was near my age and didn’t live far from me … that’s when Cristina came to the rescue! She is so awesome! I want to influence people out there to join this wonderful program, it will better/change your life!
Best Buddies Month is a time for Best Buddies participants to reflect on the importance of friendship, jobs, and the development of future leaders. Most importantly, it is a time to show the world the significance of these essentials in every individual’s life.
When Missy and Natasha were introduced they knew they had a special connection. Both of them agree that the past four years have been filled with fun experiences and true friendship. Since their friendship began, the ladies have hung out at least once every two weeks, seeing shows, grabbing coffee […]
Paul began his journey with Best Buddies Nevada as a Friendship and Ambassador participant, but began his career path with Best Buddies Jobs as the Jobs program assistant in January, 2014. Paul gained transferrable skills that he included on his resume and learned the importance of professionalism. When the Best […]
Michelle and Rachel Smith, Co-host of MORE with FOX5 Las Vegas, have been long-time supporters of Best Buddies Nevada. Michelle and Rachel have been matched in a friendship for over six years, raising public awareness of the Best Buddies mission at community events and on air. Michelle and Rachel have […]
On Saturday, April 12 six Best Buddies participants attended our second meet-up in Reno. We began the day watching the museum movie about the history of the museum and the Bill Harrah story, Mr. Harrah was one of the key business leaders in Northern Nevada and his legacy lives on […]
Friends are people that you turn to in moments of happiness, sadness, or when you really need to talk. I am very fortunate that I have wonderful friends. I would not be the person I am today without them. When I see the buddies interact with their peer buddies, I […]
On Thursday, April 10 five Best Buddies Ambassadors gathered at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf on Maryland Parkway, across from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, to enhance their communication skills and prepare for a job interview. Three speech coaches, Nathan, Donny and Sabrina, as well as Best Buddies […]