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Fidelity opens center in Reno
Fidelity Investments has opened a new investor center in Reno. Located at 13921 S. Virginia St., the new 4,000-square-foot office is a state-of-the-art facility that provides area investors with more access to financial guidance as well as Fidelity’s broad array of products and services.
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City National Bank completes NV conversion
City National Bank announced Monday that the conversion of Sun West Bank products, systems, signage and branches is now complete. City National now has a total of 10 Nevada branch locations.
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Casino files suit against website over naming
The owner of Fitzgeralds casinos in Nevada, Mississippi and Colorado has filed a lawsuit against the operator of a website with a similar name to the online home of its Las Vegas casino.
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Spirit Airlines adds flights from Las Vegas
Spirit Airlines is expanding its flights from Las Vegas.
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Woman named Outstanding Fundraising Professional
RENO — The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Sierra Chapter named Gretchen Bietz, director of development for the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum (NVDM), the 2010 Outstanding Fundraising Professional.  Bietz will be recognized at the Cornerstone Awards Luncheon on Nov. 12 at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno. “I am truly honored to be recognized with this award,” Bietz said. “The Nevada Discovery Museum will play an i...
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Silvervoyages.com hires new director of sales
RENO — Golf industry professional and veteran businessman Mike Milligan has joined the team at Silvervoyages.com as director of sales. With more than 17 years of professional business experience and a vast knowledge of current golf and tourism market trends, Milligan will further enhance the overall group sales and marketing efforts to the region at the Reno-based travel package booking company. Milligan, a credentialed PGA pro and passionate ...
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Former Siena chefs open new bakery
RENO — Two former chefs at the Siena have combined forces to open Krumblz Deli & Bakery in Reno and have hired their former co-workers to staff the new business venture. Krumblz’s grand opening is set for Sunday starting at 6 a.m. Enjoy free pastries and complimentary Italian coffees during the grand opening celebration. The new deli and bakery, located at 80 Giroux St. Suite 102 (one block west of Kietzke Lane), boasts freshly baked breads, F...
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Nevadaworks launches new liaison program
RENO — To proactively improve workforce quality throughout the state, Nevadaworks has launched a new workforce liaison program to strengthen and fine tune workforce development efforts in northern Nevada’s rural regions. Nevadaworks is the only agency that coordinates workforce development programs and training to meet the needs of employers in northern Nevada. The federal Workforce Investment Act of 1998 established local workforce investment...
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Nevada ranks high in best tax climates
The Tax Foundation has released the newest edition of the State Business Tax Climate Index, which ranks from the tax systems of the 50 states from best to worst. South Dakota’s tax system is most welcoming to economic activity while New York’s tax code ranks 50th as the least hospitable.
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Ikea CEO focuses on customers’ needs in hard times
Well known for stylish but affordable housewares, Sweden's Ikea Group is cutting prices on some big-ticket items as it seeks to outfit more homes around the globe.
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BUZZ forums focus on local business issues
According to a recent survey of Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) member companies, the most frequently mentioned issue affecting businesses in the greater Reno-Tahoe region is workforce and the record unemployment rate.
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Clark and Sullivan named among the Best of 2010
Clark and Sullivan Construction announced Monday that the company was recognized for one of the best projects in Nevada by Southwest Contractor’s Best of 2010 Awards for construction of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Molecular Medicine.
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RSAR honored with Legal Services Award
As part of Nevada Legal Services’ (NLS) National Pro Bono Week celebration, the Reno/Sparks Association of Realtors (RSAR) has been selected to receive the 2010 Champions of Justice Award from NLS for its work on the Foreclosure Prevention Task Force and the grant aid it provided to assist in the counseling of homeowners facing foreclosure.
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RHP ranked among top specialty contractors
Northern Nevada-based RHP Mechanical Systems has been ranked among the country’s top specialty contractors, taking top spots in two different annual reports published by Southwest Contractor and the Engineering News-Record.
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Report finds ways to expand Internet access in Nevada
A report released Wednesday assessing the state of broadband access in Nevada is a major first step in expanding high-speed Internet availability across the state, research officials said.
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Reno Sparks Chamber seeks new CEO
The Reno Sparks Chamber of Commerce announced this week that its CEO, Doug Kurkul, has accepted the position of president and CEO of the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Partnership in Texas, effective Nov. 15.
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CMIT Solutions offers an IT makeover
This fall, CMIT Solutions of Reno and its nationally renowned technology partners, Microsoft and Dell, are reaching out to Reno’s small-business community to give one lucky company a chance to turn its technology horror story into a dream come true.
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CUBE monthly workshops focus on businesses
In a time when others are closing their doors, the Center for Unique Business Enterprise’s monthly workshops give insider knowledge on how to succeed. Get more detailed information on what to do and how to do it.
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Social media conference comes to Sparks
Social Media at Reno-Tahoe 2010 — the sm@rt conference — invites small businesses, nonprofits, tourism and gaming properties and professionals from all sectors to join the conversation, Dec. 8-10 at John Ascuaga’s Nugget in Sparks.
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Funding targets Nevada small businesses
More than $13 million in federal funding for local small-business lending programs is on its way to Nevada as part of the Small Business Jobs Act (SBJA) signed by President Barack Obama on Sept. 27.
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