News Briefs

Eaglemark award

May 28, 2015 — 

Eaglemark Savings Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Harley-Davidson Financial Services, was presented the 2014 Most Valuable Partner award by the Nevada Rural Housing Authority.

NRHA recognized Eaglemark and Harley Davidson as its Most Valuable Partner for 2014 for donating nearly $100,000 to NRHA programs over the past ten years.

RRA report

May 28, 2015 — 

RE/MAX Realty Affiliates, with offices in Reno, Gardnerville and Carson City, ranked 316 (up from 358 last year) for sales volume among other real estate brokers across the United States in the RISMedia Power Broker Report.

Per Agent Productivity, who produces a similar list, has RRA ranking 14th in units and 36th in volume compared to real estate agencies across the United States.

Tamarack Junction sportsbook honored

May 28, 2015 — 

The William Hill Sports Book team at Tamarack Junction Casino in Reno, won the 2015 HOME Award for U.S. Customer Service Team of the Year.

The team was honored at the 2015 HOME Awards at The Grand Hotel in Brighton, England, on Thursday, May 21.

The Eldorado Resort and Casino in Reno was another finalist for the award.

Pershing County tourism videos

May 28, 2015 — 

Pershing County has again THS-Visuals to produce three more tourism promotional videos. The new videos will complete a video “mini-series” project for the county.

Contractors cited

May 26, 2015 — 

The Nevada State Contractors Board has cited several northern Nevada contractors for violations.

G Built Construction, LLC of Sparks, was cited for substandard workmanship, failure to take appropriate corrective action, acting beyond the scope of the license, failure to include the Residential Recovery Fund information on a contract or proposal, failure to pay any money due for any materials or services rendered, failure to establish financial responsibility. Its’ license was revoked and fined $2,350 and assessed investigative costs.

Imtiaz Ahmed, doing business as Lobo Roofing, of Reno, was cited for substandard workmanship, failure to include the monetary license limit or license number on a contract or proposal, failure to include the Residential Recovery Fund information on a contract or proposal, and commencing work on a project without obtaining the necessary building permits. Ahmad was fined $2,500 and assessed investigative costs. Failure to pay in time allotted results in license being suspended.

Sierra Construction & Development, LLC, doing business as S C D Framing of Sparks, was cited for substandard workmanship, failure to take appropriate corrective action, failure to include the Residential Recovery Fund information on a contract or proposal, failure to pay for materials or services, lending the license to an unauthorized individual who is not on the license, failure to prosecute a construction project or operation thereby causing material injury to another, diversion of funds, and failure to establish financial responsibility. Its’ license was revoked and fined $10,150 and assessed investigative costs.

Sierra Development of Sparks, was cited for substandard workmanship, failure to take appropriate corrective action, failure to include the Residential Recovery Fund information on a contract or proposal, failure to pay for materials or services, lending the license to an unauthorized individual who is not on the license, and failure to establish financial responsibility. Its license was revoked, fined $7,600 and assessed investigative costs.

Knighton Construction, LLC of Sparks, was cited for substandard workmanship, failure to complete a construction project in accordance with the plans and specifications, failure to complete a construction project or operation for the price stated in the contract, and failure to establish financial responsibility. Its license was revoked, was fined $2,000 and assessed investigative costs.

Millhouse Repair, LLC of Spring Creek, was cited for acting beyond the scope of the license, failure to include the Residential Recovery Fund information on a contract or proposal, failure to notify the Board of a change in personnel or address within 30 days, failure to include the monetary license limit or license number on a contract or proposal, failure to keep in force a bond or cash deposit, and failure to establish financial responsibility. The licenses were revoked, was fined $2,450 and assessed investigative costs.

Jordan River Construction, Inc. of Spring Creek, Nev., was cited for substandard workmanship, failure to take appropriate corrective action, willful disregard of the building laws of the state, committing a fraudulent or deceitful act, failure to respond to a written request from the Board, failure to prosecute a construction project or operation thereby causing material injury to another, diversion of funds, acting beyond the scope of the license, advising construction projects beyond the scope of the license, and failure to establish financial responsibility. The license was revoked, was fined $16,000 and assessed investigative costs.

EPIC moves

May 26, 2015 — 

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultant headquartered in San Francisco, has moved its Reno offices to 245 East Liberty Street, Suite 110.

lululemon athletica at Summit

May 26, 2015 — 

lululemon athletica, a yoga-inspired athletic apparel store, has opened at The Summit in Reno.

Tech Wednesday

May 26, 2015 — 

The Nevada Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology presents Tech Wednesday beginning at 5:30 p.m. June 10 at the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino.

Cost is $15 for NCET members, $25 for non-members and $10 for children under age 18 accompanied by an adult. For more details, contact NCET at 775-453-0130 or info@NCET.org.

CAMPN meeting

May 26, 2015 — 

The Carson Area Marketing & PR Network meets at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 3 at Lake Tahoe Brewing Company, 302 North Carson Street in Carson City.

Guest speaker is Pam Graber, information officer for the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, who will address the issues Nevada’s medical marijuana program and will share where the industry is headed.

For details, or to RSVP, visit www.campn.org, or send email to mike@prismphotographics.com.

Atlantis honors

May 22, 2015 — 

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa has received 10 2015 Certificates of Excellence from TripAdvisor for favorable reviews from travelers.

The Atlantis received one Certificates of Excellence. The other establishments within the resort that were honored were: Spa Atlantis, Atlantis Steakhouse, Bistro Napa, Purple Parrot, Café Alfresco,

Manhattan Deli, Toucan Charlie’s Buffet & Grille, Sushi Bar on the Sky Terrace, and Oyster Bar on the Sky Terrace.

NextGen agreement

May 22, 2015 — 

NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, LLC a subsidiary of Quality Systems, Inc., has entered into an agreement with Reno Sparks Tribal Health Center.

NextGen is provider of healthcare information systems and connectivity solutions.

Chamber's recognition winners

May 22, 2015 — 

Winners of The Chamber’s 2015 annual recognition luncheon were:

Raymond I. Smith Award Recipient, the Ascuaga Family were honored for donating to local scholarships and supporting charities.

Chamber Member of the Year: Charles White.

Non-Profit of the Year Winner: Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows.

Community Spirit Award Finalists: Rounds Bakery.

Business of the Year Finalists (large business): Noble Studios.

Business of the Year Finalists (small business): Marked Studios.

Business Impact of the Year: EDAWN.

2015 Leadership Reno Sparks Distinguished Alumni of the Year was awarded to Cheree Boteler, Leadership Reno Sparks Class of 2009 and Web marketing specialist for NV Energy.

BGCTM honor

May 22, 2015 — 

The Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows receiving the ‘Gold Award’ for comprehensive marketing strategy at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Marketing & Communications Awards.

Furniture store in Sparks

May 22, 2015 — 

Home Express Discount Furniture has leased retail space as Sparks Crossing Shopping Center.

CBS, UNR agreement

May 18, 2015 — 

Coldwell Banker Select has partnered with Learfield Sports’ Wolf Pack Sports Properties to become the Official Real Estate Company of the Nevada Wolf Pack.

DynaGraphics machinery

May 18, 2015 — 

DynaGraphics Printing, a commercial printer in Reno, has added a state-of-the-art automatic inserter machine to its mailing fleet.

The automatic inserter allows DynaGraphics to output up to 10,000 mail pieces per hour.

Ardagh agreement

May 15, 2015 — 

Ardagh Group, which opened a new metal packing and technology manufacturing facility at the Tahoe Regional Industrial Center in 2014, has an agreement with NV Energy’s Sure Bet Program to install energy-efficient systems in its warehouse.

RE/MAX award

May 15, 2015 — 

RE/MAX Realty Affiliates was awarded first place in the Best Places to Work-Medium Business category, at an awards ceremony and hosted by the Northern Nevada Human Resources Association.

Sunrise retail

May 15, 2015 — 

Sunrise Environmental Scientific, a supplier of industrial chemical formulations in Sparks, will open a retail store at 1175 Glendale Avenue in Sparks.

Sunrise has been in business for 40 years.

Chairlift upgrade

May 12, 2015 — 

Chairlift upgrade

Squaw Valley Ski Holdings, LLC today confirmed plans to upgrade the Siberia Express chairlift this summer in time for the 2015-16 winter season.

Swoon Bridal publicity

May 11, 2015 — 

Swoon Bridal of Reno will be featured in Deluxe Corporation’s Small Business Revolution documentary project which celebrates the impact small businesses have all across the country.

Fingerprinting Express in Carson

May 11, 2015 — 

Fingerprinting Express has opened its first Carson City location at 1958 E. William Street in Carson City.

For details on Fingerprinting Express, visit www.fingerprintscarsoncity.com or call (775) 222-0061.

The Jungle re-opening

May 11, 2015 — 

The Jungle, formerly Java Jungle and Jungle Vino, located at 246 W. 1st Street, will hosts its grand re-opening and anniversary celebration June 5-7.

SNC contract

May 11, 2015 — 

Sierra Nevada Construction, Inc., won a $199,007 contract with the City of Sparks for the permanent patching of city-owned streets.

Liberty projects

May 8, 2015 — 

Liberty Utilities has filed an application with the California Public Utilities Commission proposing to build two separate solar projects that would be built in Nevada and provide renewable energy to Liberty’s customers via NV Energy’s transmission lines.

Liberty is proposing to build the Minden Sunrise Solar Project south of Genoa and the Luning Solar Energy Center in Mineral County.

Lumos awards

May 8, 2015 — 

Lumos & Associates has been honored by the American Public Works Association for two 2015 projects of the year.

Lumos was honored in the Environmental Category for $5 million-$10 million category for the City of Reno North Virginia Interceptor Improvements, Phase II Project.

The contractor was also honored in the Transportation Under $5 million category for the Robins Street Improvements and Utility Upgrade Project in Eureka County.

NCC launch party

May 5, 2015 — 

The newly established Nevada Chiropractic Council presents a launch party on Wednesday, May 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Meadow Wood Courtyard, 5851 S. Virginia Street in Reno.

For details, call 775-883-4114.

Trinity moves

May 5, 2015 — 

Trinity Applied Internet is moving its headquarters to 595 Double Eagle Court, Suite 2001 in Reno.

Applied Companies rebranding

May 5, 2015 — 

The Applied Companies, a firm that has three divisions providing staffing, HR outsourcing and executive search services to clients, has revamped its digital media presence.

The company implemented a new Web site, social media presence and digital marketing strategy.

SMMG adds practice

May 5, 2015 — 

Saint Mary’s Medical Group has merged operations with a family and integrative medicine clinic at 10415 Double R Boulevard in Reno.

The clinic is lead by Dr. Katania Taylor. For details, call 775-829-2277 or go online at: www.saintmarysmedicalgroup.com.

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