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Wednesday, May 13, 2009 06:41 | Roger Reed
Las Vegas and The NAB was great!
My wife Cece and I were recently in Las Vegas on a joint venture of The Blue Pyramid  and SWVBRC. Were had been invited to the National Association of Broadcasters convention and had the great fortune of being hosted by one of SWVBRC's wonderful sponsors Platinum Interchange. This allowed us to focus on reaching out to those in the industry who had an interest and ability to sponsor or contribute in any way possible to helping our Veterans live a richer and more rewarding life. We had a very busy 3 days!
We met with others from the SWVBRC, Daniel Booth and his wife were there as was Frances Lowe the SWVBRC Corporate Community organizer. Frances was instrumental in organizing and interfacing with the exhibitors and attendees. The 3 of us, Frances, Daniel and myself were interviewed by Dave Gardy's TV Worldwide and streamed live from the convention floor. Frances and Daniel got to meet with the New Las Vegas learner Steve Sanson, an signed him up on the convention floor!!
Long time supporter of SWVBRC and our good friend Maureen Halpert showed up and was a part of the support network, providing her on air talents conducting interviews and even working as one of our photographers to assist SWVBRC that made the whole trip worthwhile and immensely enjoyable. We have plans to post the video and photos of the trip very soon so stay in touch and watch the great stuff happening for our Veterans. Again we cannot thank Platinum Interchange enough for their generosity in hosting the Learners from the Southwest Veterans Business Resource Center and more importantly in supporting Veterans in achieving a future that reflects their sacrifice and service to country.

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  • Saturday, June 20, 2009 08:43 | Jeffrey Backus
    Roger, thanks for continueing to support our Veterans. I would have liked to make the NAB show also, but it didnt fit into my schedule. Hope to see you at the next event. Jeff
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  • Wednesday, July 01, 2009 12:38 | Laurel Ho
    Sorry I missed NAB and hanging with all you great peeps! Hope to see you at the next Event.
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