CategoriesGiving Back

StoryBook Homes Donates $50,000 to COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund; Will Match Another $50,000 in Donations from Southern Nevada Home Builders

As published in Nevada Business:

The owners of StoryBook Homes, Wayne and Catherine Laska, are donating $50,000 to the Nevada COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund to help the State of Nevada respond to the COVID-19 outbreak. The Laskas are also challenging individuals who work in the Southern Nevada homebuilding industry to join them in this important effort.

In addition to their own $50,000 donation, the Laskas will match donations from other members of the Southern Nevada Home Builders Association, up to $50,000, for a total contribution of $100,000.

“We are asking the Southern Nevada home building community to join with us,” said Wayne Laska, Owner, StoryBook Homes. “We know that many in our industry can reach into their pockets and donate in support of our state, our neighbors, friends, and families. Governor Steve Sisolak has been supportive of our industry, and in turn, homebuilders should support the task force leading the state’s relief and recovery efforts,” said Laska.

The Nevada COVID-19 Response, Relief and Recovery Task Force, a public-private partnership overseen by Governor Steve Sisolak, will manage the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund. The fund, headed by former MGM CEO Jim Murren, will  assist response, relief and recovery efforts, including: 

Grants and payments to support the State of Nevada and its political subdivisions in responding to COVID-19
Provide assistance and supplies to first responders and healthcare providers (individuals and institutions)
Aid Nevada nonprofits in addressing and recovering from the COVID-19 emergency
Assist Nevada residents impacted by COVID-19; especially those vulnerable because of health, economic or other circumstances
To take such actions and make payments as Nevada Community Foundation and the Governor’s Task Force determine appropriate in responding to COVID-19

Anyone can donate to the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund at  The Laskas will match those donations (up to a total of $50,000) from members of the Southern Nevada Home Builders Association (SNHBA).

Locally owned and operated, StoryBook Homes is one of Southern Nevada’s largest family-owned construction companies. Over the past three decades, StoryBook Homes has helped thousands of families find the quality home of their dreams. StoryBook Homes is also committed to building stronger communities through its philanthropic contributions to local charities, including Spread the Word Nevada, Cure 4 The Kids Foundation, and Make-a-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada.

CategoriesBelle Ridge Floor Plans

StoryBook Homes Offers Flexible Floor Plans

StoryBook Homes is announcing the debut of its newest community, Belle Ridge, offering a limited 45 homesites in one the most desired areas of the Las Vegas Valley.

The Belle Ridge community is near Russell Road and the 215 Beltway, and like every StoryBook Home, offers buyers the value, adaptability and included upgraded features that have attracted first-time homebuyers and empty-nesters.

Homebuyers can choose from four floor plans that incorporate an open-concept design perfect for large gatherings. Additionally, buyers have the option to adapt a three-bedroom plan to a four-bedroom plan. The two-story, single-family homes range from 1,430 square feet to 1,645 square feet and are priced from $289,990 to $309,990.

“Belle Ridge is a must-see community for buyers seeking value and quality in their new home, and an excellent opportunity for families to live in a more manageable community of just 45 homes. Combined with the premier location and easy access to the 215 Beltway – and the pricing — we expect the homes to sell quickly, “ said Wayne Laska, principal at StoryBook Homes.

Belle Ridge homes offer buyers many included upgrades. Belle Ridge upgrades include large owners’ suites and baths, granite counters in the kitchen with under mount stainless steel sink, General Electric appliances, ceiling fan openings in all bedrooms and the great room, recessed lighting with LED lighting, ceramic tile in the kitchen and baths, 42-inch cabinets with crown moulding and second-floor laundry rooms. Belle Ridge will feature a private park area for the community.

With super-quick access to the 215 Beltway, homeowners are minutes away from many popular areas of the valley including Downtown Summerlin, Wet’n’Wild Water Park, Red Rock Canyon, shopping and restaurants. For those buyers with young children, Lucille S. Rogers Elementary School is located within short walking distance.

To schedule a tour of the Belle Ridge show home, call 702-261-0007, or email us at Belle Ridge is off Spanish Ridge Avenue between Durango Drive and the 215 Beltway.

StoryBook Homes is a locally owned and operated company whose leadership has been responsible for building more than 22,000 homes in Las Vegas over the past 35 years. As one of Southern Nevada’s largest family-owned construction companies, the owners of StoryBook Homes, Wayne and Catherine Laska, have helped provide the most important foundation for families across the valley — their home. StoryBook Homes also recognizes the importance of supporting local charities and needy families and has been a leader in philanthropic contributions that strengthen the community. 

CategoriesGiving Back

StoryBook Homes Helps Students at King Elementary School

Published in Boulder City Review:

“When it comes to telling a good story, a local homebuilder is an expert, and it was eager to share its talents with students at King Elementary School.

StoryBook Homes recently donated $2,400 to the school to fund its monthly Storyworks program.

Storyworks is a magazine published by Scholastic Inc. for students in third through sixth grade and their teachers. It is filled with fiction, nonfiction, debate and poetry, as well as puzzles and games that trigger a student’s interest to read and use their critical thinking skills. Teachers are provided with lessons, digital media tools and materials to incorporate the magazine into their classrooms.”

Read the full story here.

(Hali Bernstein Saylor/Boulder City Review) Qloiana Skousen, front, a student greater leader at King Elementary School, shows a Storyworks publication that a $2,400 donation from StoryBook Homes, presented March 5, will fund distribution to students at the school for a year. She is joined by, standing, from left, Catherine Laska, owner of StoryBook Homes; Anthony Gelsone, principal at King Elementary; Kiernan McManus, Boulder City mayor, and Janet Love, president of StoryBook Homes.

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