Laughlin Buzz

Oct 25, 2015

2015 Community Achievement Award Winners

Laughlin, Nevada

The 18th Annual Community Achievement Awards took place last night at the the Aquarius Resort Resort.  The awards honor members and businesses that help contribute to the Laughlin/Bullhead City area.   

Sean Hammond, the General Manager of the Aquarius was named Citizen of the Year.

CAA award winners in other categories were:

Youth Citizen of the Year 
Jacquelynn O’Campo, Senior at Mohave High School

Civic Service Award
Stacey Stutsman 

Humanitarian Award 
Jessica Brown

Communications Award
Julie Fairman, Laughlin Nevada Times Editor

Community/Social Service Organization Award  
Topock66 Foundation, represented by Autumn Boyle-Robinson

Educator of the Year 
Traci Bender of Laughlin's Bennett Elementary School

Tourism Award
Laughlin Tours, LLC, Craig and Christine Young

Small Business of the Year
Regency Casino in Laughlin

Public Service Award
Cheryl DeBatt

Large Business of the Year
Sam's Club of Bullhead City

Green Business Award
Harrah’s Laughlin 

Entrepreneur Award 
Ezekiel Kesitilwe, EZYFast Pharmacy in Laughlin

Spirit of Nevada Award
Tony Petrik, Laughlin Teacher/Coach

Spirit of Arizona Award
Maureen Anderson

Spirit of the Colorado River Award
Aquarius Resort Casino

Congratulations to the award winners and all the nominees.  Great job serving your communities!

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Oct 11, 2015

Laughlin Visitor Volume Down for August

Laughlin visitor volume was down 8.1% for August*.

The (LVCVA) Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority reported that the number of visitors to Laughlin in August of 2015 dropped by % compared to the same period in August  2014.

(See the graphic below from the LVCVA report/website)

Visitor Volume was down 8.1 percent to 165,200.
Average daily room rates dropped 2.3% to $50.32
Occupancy was down 1.8% to 63.1 percent.

Overall for the year visitor volume to Laughlin is down 7% to 1,308,117.

Previous month's statistics are shown below:

-3.7     percent decrease in July (2015)
5.46    percent increase in June (2015)
1.55    percent increase in May (2015)
0.12    percent increase in April (2015)
4.5      percent increase in March (2015)
10.6    percent increase in February (2015)
-0.79   percent decrease in January (2015)
17.84  percent increase in December (2014)

*Gaming numbers are comparisons based on the same month for the previous year.

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