SALVE VARGAS EDELMAN
Email: Cell: 702-418-8968
Salve is a Topnotch Real Estate Professional, Realtor, and Top Sales Agent of the Year from 2012-2017! Currently, working for Weichert Realtors-Millennium in Las Vegas, Nevada, holding many awards and designations from the National Association of Realtors and Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors.
Salve was crowned Ms. Senior Asia Pacific Universe 2017 and Founding Queen and Hall of Fame, by Founding Ms. Senior USA and Ms. Senior Universe, Kat Ray, on September 16, 2017 at Texas Station Hotel and Casino. Currently, she is the Ms. Philippines World International 2019!
She has been recognized and honored as one of 200 Distinguished Women in Nevada and her profile was published in 2014; highly recognized as an International Performing Artist, Performing Arts Instructor, Community Leader, Business Leader, Lector, Eucharistic Minister of Holy Communion, and Public Speaker for over 38 years.
Salve has traveled in Asia and Europe as an International Performing Artist and sang in various languages since 1975. She was the Lead Singer for Roy Leano and His Orchestra in San Francisco and the Bay Area for over 16 years, since 1980.
She has been nominated as Ms. Senior Las Vegas, representing the Asian Pacific American community in Las Vegas, competing in the Ms. Senior Nevada 2015, August 18-19, 2015 in South Point Hotel and Casino. Salve won the Best Talent Award and was Third Runner-Up.
Salve was honored as one of Filipina Women Network’s 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World, under Builder Category, at the 12th Leadership Summit and Awards Gala Night at the Marines Memorial Club in San Francisco, California, on October 29-31, 2015.
Salve received the RUMI 2016 Award as an Outstanding Business and Community Leader on January 9, 2016 at the Tommy Wind Theatre in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Salve is the Founder and President of the Rising Asian Pacific Americans Coalition for Diversity; Executive Director of the first-ever RAPACD Cultural Center, inside the historic Lorenzi Park; Creator, Executive Producer, Director, Host of the Isla Vegas, the Ninth Island TV Show, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Seasons; Chapter President of the Las Vegas Spring Valley Lions Club; Founder, President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board of the first-ever Twin Lakes Community Clinic, inside the historic Lorenzi Park, in Las Vegas; Charter President of the Las Vegas Twin Lakes Lions Club; and the National Vice President and COTB of the National Filipino Heritage and Arts Museum, where she received 3 Awards on April 7, 2018 from the FAHAM Founder, Mrs. Ditta Camomot: Leadership Award, Humanitarian Award, and Philanthropy Award. Salve also received the Jefferson Award for Outstanding Public Service in April 2016 and Protector of Legacy Award also in April 2016.
It took Salve 17 years to finally obtain the first-ever RAPACD Cultural Center and 13 years to establish the first-ever Lions Twin Lakes Community Clinic of Southern Nevada, inside the historic Lorenzi Park, serving the Asian Pacific Americans and the underserved community in Las Vegas.
Salve was nominated and honored as one of Nevada's Most Prominent Asian 2018 by the Asian Chamber of Commerce.
Salve is also a well-known Patriotic Singer, Entertainer, Performer, and Emcee for various community and fundraising events in Southern Nevada. She is one of the Cultural Ambassadors for the Filipino American Community for CNY in the Desert and Las Vegas Spring Festival from 2012 to present.
Salve is currently the Asia Pacific Correspondent/Columnist for the Philippine Times in Southern Nevada.
As Founder and President of the Rising Asian Pacific Americans Coalition for Diversity, Salve is nominated as one of the Top 5 Non-Profit Organizations who have consistently served our Community since she established it in 2011, and will be honored on August 29-30, 2019 by the Board of Editors during the Pre-Launching of the New and Improved Philippine Times at Lord of Harvest Church and Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall, respectively.
Salve has over 48 years working experience in Travel, Entertainment, International Performing Arts, Management, Business Administration, Engineering, Construction, Contracts Management, Insurance and Financial Services, Banking, Mortgage, Government, Radio and Television, Community Leadership, Non-Profit Organization, Public Speaking, Real Estate, and Journalism.
Salve’s philosophy in life is to live life to the fullest and with love, passion, and purpose; and to share her God-given talents wholeheartedly and unconditionally. To Live! Love! Learn! Listen! And Leave a Lasting Legacy!
She believes that, “There is a Fountain of Youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of the people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.” -- Sophia Loren
Salve currently lives in North Las Vegas for over 23 years, with her husband, Paul and their dog, Angel!