Mary Vail, MBA Publicist


"The Philanthropic Publicist (TM)"

2013 Hometown Heroes Leif Erikson Award
In recognition of the unique individuals with Viking spirit who serves our community.
2013 Communitas Awards
Recognizing exceptional businesses, organizations and individuals for excellence in community service and CSR.

2012 Distinguished Women & Men of Nevada

Recognizing the accomplished women and men who make up the community.

2012 Key To The City of Las Vegas
Presented by Mayor Pro Tem Stavros Anthony for Vail's many years of philanthropic service to the community.

2012 Make A Difference Day Award

Presented for hosting the annual food drive benefiting the Salvation Army Food Bank at Smith's Food & Drug as part of the USA Weekend Magazine Make A Difference Day in collaboration with Points of Light and Newman's Own Charities.  Presented with a $10,000 check earmarked for the charity.  Actor-Philanthropist Kevin Bacon was the Keynote speaker at the awards ceremony in Washington, DC.

2010 Salvation Army Outstanding Volunteer  Presented for hosting the annual food drive at Smith's Food & Drug as part of the USA Weekend Magazine Make A Difference Day benefiting the Salvation Army Food Bank.

2010 Jefferson Award
Presented by Wells Fargo Bank and ABC TV-13 in recognition of the time, energy and love devoted to enriching the lives of so many in the Southern Nevada community through volunteerism and grassroots efforts.
2007 Proclamation Float Like A Duck Day May 20, 2007  Presented by the Honorable Mayor of Las Vegas Oscar Goodman, to acknowledge Mary Vail, OSG , Joe Vassallo, CBP and Paragon Pools efforts to promoting water safety in the Las Vegas valley.
2007 Salvation Army Appreciation Plaque 
For remarkable work on the annual Make A Difference Day food drive.
2004 Governors Point of Light Awards Finalist
Honored by the Governor of the State of Nevada, the Honorable Governor Kenny Guinn. Recognizing individuals and organizations for their dedication, commitment and determination in promoting and supporting volunteerism throughout Nevada
2003 Proclamation- Mary Vail Day Dec 1, 2003
Presented by the Honorable Mayor of Las Vegas Oscar Goodman, to acknowledge her many accomplishments and contributions to the community.

2003 Individual PRSA Paul M. Lund Public Service Award

Presented by the Public Relations Society of America, awarded for participation as a volunteer that has increased the common good and reflected credit on the Society.

2003 Clark County Volunteer Mother of The Year Award
Presented by the Awards Committee and the Mayor of Las Vegas honoring the "unsung heroes"-mothers, of the community for their dedication and giving natures.

2001 Peacemaker Of The Year Award

From the Mediators of Southern Nevada, Inc. For using her mediation skills to open many doors and minds to allow people to communicate. Her commitment to providing positive publicity has brought peace and harmony to the community through her business and community non-profit works.

2001 Nevada Women's Role Model Award Presented by the State of Nevada Attorney General Frankie Sue Del Papa. On behalf of the State of Nevada, Mary is recognized for her outstanding contribution in providing valuable guidance and leadership to the citizens of Nevada through her activism, dedication and community involvement.

2000 Humanitarian Community Achievement Award

From the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce for Humanitarian works in the Community.

2000 Knighted Lady Mary Leon Vail, Dame Of Grace in the Order of Saint George, Knights of Chivalry by Prince Henri Paleologo for Worldwide Philanthropic Work