Jan. 22 declared 'Sparks Chamber of Commerce day'
The City of Sparks is celebrating the Sparks Chamber of Commerce's 30th Birthday by recognizing the organization on January 22, 2008 as Sparks Chamber of Commerce Day. "On behalf of the Sparks City Council, it gives me great pleasure to recognize our hometown chamber of commerce for all they have done to help our local businesses succeed," Mayor Geno Martini said. "Congratulations to the Chamber's Director Len Stevens and his entire team. We a...
“I think it’s good to give back to the community,” said volunteer Shina Baxter at the St. Vincent’s Dining Hall on Thursday. It was the second year the Sparks resident and her 8-year-old daughter, Cypress, spent part of their Thanksgiving Day serving dinner to the elderly, homeless, motel residents and anyone else who showed up. No one was turned away and nobody left hungry said Ray Trevino, dining hall supervisor. “The Sparks Nugget is very g...
Straw Hat slices the red ribbon
Larry and Lori Lancelle love pizza. The couple opened Straw Hat pizza in the Spanish Springs Galleria a little over two months ago, but yesterday they welcomed Mayor Geno Martini and members of the Sparks Chamber of Commerce over for free pizza and a ribbon cutting.