Ribbon cutting at Surgery office, Silver State Barricade
SPARKS — Ribbon-cutting ceremonies will be held next week at two Sparks businesses.
A ribbon-cutting and open house for the Northern Nevada Medical Center’s new general surgery office, 2385 E. Prater Way, Medical Office Building, Suite 205. will be held Tuesday at 5 p.m. Come network with friendly medical staff and fellow members of The Chamber
At 10 a.m. Thursday, a ribbon-cutting and open house will be held Silver State Barricade & Sign, 1...
Lunch talk about doing it right first
RENO — The Reno-Tahoe Network of the American Businesswomen’s Association (ABWA) will hold its next luncheon program April 25 at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. Matt Westfield will present “Strategies for Growing Your Busines — Doing The Right Things First.” RSVP to www.abwa-reno.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Price is $20 for members with reservations or $25 for non-members without reservations.
For more information, call 225-7388.
Construction jobs up in 171 of 337 metro areas
ARLINGTON, Va. — Construction employment increased in 171 out of 337 metropolitan areas between February 2011 and February 2012, decreased in 119 and stayed level in 47, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said employment was increasing in many metro areas thanks in large part to growing private sector demand for construction.
“It is enco...
Site helps fight biz identity theft
CARSON CITY — Secretary of State Ross Miller’s battle against business identity theft is getting additional support through the launch of the first national website dedicated to the problem.
The site, www.BusinessIDTheft.org, provides expert information on the many ways that business identity theft can occur; risk management and prevention information; victim assistance; comprehensive local resources for each U.S. state and territory; fraud...
Vanadium mine to get renewable energy veal
EUREKA — American Vanadium, a Canadian company developing the only vanadium mine in the U.S, announced the engagement this week of Hanlon Engineering to evaluate the installation of renewable energy generation at the company’s Gibellini Project site located in Eureka, a central Nevada community. The system will include a vanadium flow battery combined with integrated solar and wind electric power generation capable of providing energy in exces...
Another new manufacturer lands in Douglas County
MINDEN — The Northern Nevada Development Authority (NNDA) announced this week the arrival of Life Enhancement Products, Inc. to the Sierra Region. The company will relocate to Minden from the San Francisco Bay Area on Aug. 1. The company plans to hire 18 people in the areas of customer service, shipping, quality control, reception, manufacturing and others.
The company’s founder, Will Block, said that in Nevada, more than in California, busin...
Local doctor to speak at
RENO — T. Brian Callister, MD, FACP, FHM, has been selected as a speaker for the American Hospital Association’s 2012 Leadership Summit, to be held July 19-21 in San Francisco.
The AHA summit draws more than 1,200 top executives who gather to hear from nationally recognized speakers on topics of strategic interest to hospitals and health systems.
Dr. Callister will present “Successful discharge options for your medically complex patients: The...
Local broker speaks at world conference
RENO — Harvey Fennell, broker/owner of Dickson Realty, was recently a selected speaker at the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World 2012 Conference held in late March in Orlando, Fla. The event had nearly 1,000 top real estate brokers, managers and relocation professionals in attendance from the U.S. and more than a dozen countries. Participating brokerages represented a significant share of the U.S. real estate market with annual sales ...
Wells Discovery Museum
RENO — The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum welcomes new Chief Financial Officer Jack Buchold to its full-time staff of 20.
With 30 years of experience as a financial executive for privately held and publicly traded organizations, Buchold will manage the overall financial health of the museum, including operational, fundraising and strategic growth efforts and will oversee information technology.
“The Discovery is a new, vital and grow...
SBA announces 2012 Nevada Small Business Award Winners
LAS VEGAS — The Nevada District office of the U.S. Small Business Administration has selected its small business award honorees for 2012. Winners will be recognized at an awards reception on May 23 in Las Vegas.
Nancy Munoz, Leah Munoz and Rachel Drenk with Specialty Vehicles in Henderson have been named SBA’s Small Business Persons of the Year for the State of Nevada. They also have been invited to attend SBA’s National Small Business Week a...
Glenn Group hires traffic manager, designer
RENO — The Glenn Group, a Nevada-based advertising firm, announced two new hires this week.
Charlene Brewer joined The Glenn Group as a traffic manager/producer in the Las Vegas office. Brewer manages the project flow and serves the liaison between multiple departments at the Nevada-based advertising, interactive and public relations agency. She also handles daily project status updates, manages production timelines and monitors long-term pro...
GSR to start charter air
RENO — The Grand Sierra Resort announced this week a new charter air service, GSAir. The only northern Nevada property to offer this type of program, GSR gaming guests who visit the resort can now arrive via the charter and experience door-to-door service, eliminating security lines, baggage claims and added airline fees. The resort will begin offering the service to select markets in the middle of this month.
All GSAir packages include round...
launches ‘Strategic Plan’ section on
RENO — Investors and local community members can now follow the development of a three-year Economic Development Plan for Greater Reno-Sparks-Tahoe through a new section on the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) website.
The “Strategic Plan” section, launched Wednesday at www.edawn.org/strategicplan, includes a regularly updated draft of the plan, a schedule of community input meetings and important deadlines around the ...
Local Businesses and Schools “Go Green” with Cartridge World
RENO — This month, Cartridge World encourages the Reno community to “refill” their commitment to Earth Day, April 22, 2012. This store is just one of 600 Cartridge World locations across the U.S. and Canada that is promoting recycling programs that help save the planet and help local organizations, schools and businesses save money.
Cartridge World offers three simple recycling programs:
• Cartridge World offers a recycling and fundraising pr...
shoppers can now find fresh groceries at one-stop shop
MINNEAPOLIS — This month, Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) has completed remodels at more than 100 general merchandise Target stores, including the Reno and Spark, NV stores. The remodeled stores will now offer a full selection of affordable and quality fresh foods to guests across the country just in time for one-stop Easter shopping, making a trip to Target an even more convenient option.
At remodeled Target stores, 10,000 square feet will be dedi...
T-shirt company to open Reno location
TYSON CORNER, Va. — CustomInk, the “design online” custom t-shirt company, announced this week it will open a new location in Reno.
The new facility will occupy 25,000 square feet in the Capital Commerce Center. Operations at the new location will include customer service, pre-production services, logistics and production. CustomInk expects to hire 75 to 100 people in the first year of Reno operations.
The Reno location will be the first outp...