Craig A. Ruark is a freelance writer, journalist, and marketing and PR professional.
Craig started his professional career in broadcasting; as a radio announcer, news reporter, and advertising account executive. He wrote and produced radio and television commercials, public service announcements, and gathered news stories.
Since 2014, Craig has worked as a freelance writer providing newsletter and blog content for clients in various industries. From May 2018 to March 2019, he was the editor of bizNEVADA Magazine and has been a contributing writer for the Las Vegas Business Press and Las Vegas Review-Journal, producing over 200 in-depth articles on a wide range of subjects including technology, medical advances, economics, and local businesses. He has also interviewed some of Las Vegas’s most prominent individuals and written over two dozen business profiles.
Craig is an avid fitness participant, sailor, SCUBA diver, enjoys singing Karaoke, listening to jazz, and is working on his next book.
On May 28, 2015 I celebrated my 60th Birthday. It passed without much fan fair, a simple dinner with a friend at the Tommy Bahama restaurant along with two tickets to the Smith Center to see James Tormé in the … Continue reading →
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By Craig A. Ruark You don’t need to build a new office building to become green. In fact, building a new building is quite counter-intuitive to the basic premises and mantra of being green, “Reuse, Reduce, Recycle.” The following are … Continue reading →
The other night my wife and I were watching television when a familiar humanitarian plea appeared. There was the face of a little girl, saddened and dirty from hunger and poverty, the underlying lyrical song…”The children are the future”…and a … Continue reading →
There have been a lot of comments about last night’s State of the Union address by President Obama. One of the issues that the President has put on his agenda is current Federal Minimum Wage rate that businesses are obligated … Continue reading →
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,700 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading →
Buy Local, Buy Organic When you choose organically grown local foods, you avoid the pesticides that can cause health issues. Organic produce is also high in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. By choosing wild-caught and free-range fish and grass-fed beef and lamb, … Continue reading →
Posted in Business, Collaboration, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR),, Environment, Green, Stakeholder Engagement, Sustainability, Waste Minimization
Tagged Cooperative, Farmers Market, Food cooperative, Grocery store, Local food, Local purchasing, National Cooperative Grocers Association
What is the future for people who perform unskilled labor at a minimum wage? Will they be able to earn enough money to live a comfortable life? Or has corporate profitability destined these individuals to become modern day slaves who … Continue reading →
There have been of late, numerous articles and comments made about green energy, wind and solar in particular, and the viability of those energy sources to dominate the now prevalent natural gas and coal power generating plants. Much of the … Continue reading →
Posted in Business, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR),, Environment, Ethics, Government Incentives, Green, Green Energy, Photo Voltaic, Price of Gas, Price of Oil, Solar Energy, Sustainability
Tagged Cost of electricity by source, Electricity generation, Energy development, Kilowatt hour, Sustainable energy, Wind power
When you’re organizing your spring cleaning keep in mind that switching to green cleaning products will improve your health, lessen adverse environmental impacts and save money. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), of the 2,863 most commonly used … Continue reading →
1 tree makes on average 16.67 reams of copy paper or 8,333 sheets The average U.S. office worker prints 10,000 pages per year In 2004 the United States used 8 million tons of office paper (3.2 billion reams). That’s the … Continue reading →