Mesquite Mayor, Allan Litman; Mesquite Region Economic Development (MRED) CEO, Colton Teerlink and Eureka Casino Resort General Manager, Frank Toddre recently recorded a segment for a PBS show, “Nevada Week” which will air on Friday, Aug. 9 at 8 p.m. Pacific Time.

Nevada Week is a State-focused public affairs program which airs each Friday at 8 p.m. on Vegas Channel 10; the show is currently in its second season.

The show’s host, Kipp Ortenburger explores current and important issues that are compelling and critical to Nevada.

In season two, Ortenburger and show’s producers will explore the upcoming elections, sex trafficking, affordable housing, gender equality in the workforce, climate and other important issues relative to the state of Nevada.

In the half hour segment, Mayor Litman will discuss what sets Mesquite apart from other communities, how the private and public sectors work together, livability, where Mesquite is headed in the next 25 years and how Mesquite manages to grow while still retaining its small town charm and safety.

MRED CEO, Teerlink talks about the challenges of economic development in a small town, workforce development, projected growth and Mesquite before and after the recession.

Eureka General Manager, Toddre discussed Mesquite’s demographics, trends in tourism, gaming, youth sports and the Rising Star.

The airing date of Aug. 9 is just the first time the show will air on PBS. Other scheduled dates and times are Saturday, Aug. 10, 1:30 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 11, 7 a.m. & 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 13 7L30 & 11 p.m. and Wednesday, Aug. 14, 4 a.m.

If you don’t catch the show on PBS during the scheduled air times, you can always stream it after the Aug. 9 show at

Vegas PBS is dedicated to enriching lives in Southern Nevada by using television and other technologies to educate and empower individuals as well as amplify the effectiveness of community organizations.

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