News Briefs

Edible Pedal feature

April 22, 2015 — 

Edible Pedal 100 was featured in the recent edition of Bicycle Magazine.

In a story titled “Will Pedal for Panini,” writer Evelyn Spence discusses the gourmet century bike ride movement with mention the cycling event.

CAMPN meeting

April 22, 2015 — 

The Carson Area Marketing & PR Network meets at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 6, at the Lake Tahoe Brewing Company, 302 North Carson Street in Carson City.

Guest speaker will be Steve Sinovic, the new editor of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly in February. Most recently a business writer and editor for newspapers in San Diego and Santa Barbara, Steve previously worked in Reno as editor of the Business Report of Northern Nevada in 2006-2007.

The meeting is free. For details or to RSVP, visit, or send email to

Airport honors

April 21, 2015 — 

Revenue News and was honored at a gala March 8-11.

The RTIA received the Best Concession Design Program and the Airport with the Best Amenities awards.

ReKnow Mixer

April 21, 2015 — 

Signature Landscapes and its network partners established a free networking group, ReKnow. Its next networking meeting is scheduled from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 28 at the Twisted Fork, off of Steamboat Parkway in Reno.

For details, email

Noodle Hut remodel

April 16, 2015 — 

The Nugget Casino Resort has begun new renovations of its Noodle Hut Restaurant.

The renovations will clear space for a new large limit slot and VIP Lounge area. The area is expected to reopen in early-to-mid July.

Women's health center opens

April 15, 2015 — 

Saint Mary’s Medical Group has opened the Women’s Health Center at 645 N. Arlington Street.

The center supports women with continuum care, while assisting in high-risk pregnancies and health coaching. For details, contact Saint Mary’s Women’s Health Center, call 775-770-6940 or visit

QuantumMark display

April 15, 2015 — 

QuantumMark, LLC will be a featured vendor at the Nevada State Medical Association’s annual meeting April 24-26 in Lake Tahoe.

QuantumMark will display information on its medical revenue retrieval, auditing, coding and billing services systems.

Dispatcher earns accreditation

April 14, 2015 — 

Douglas County Dispatch earned accreditation for Emergency Medical Dispatch from the International Academy of Emergency Dispatch.

The Abbi Agency joins chamber

April 14, 2015 — 

The Abbi Agency, a media relations firm, has joined the North Lake Tahoe Chamber/CVB/Resort Association.

Sparks projects

April 14, 2015 — 

Spanish Springs Construction was awarded a $422,444 contract for Mariam Way and 6th Street improvement project in Sparks. The project will replace existing curb, gutter, sidewalks, driveways and trees in the area.

Sierra Nevada Construction Inc. was awarded a $406,007 contract to replace curb and gutter infrastructure on Prospect Way from Rock Boulevard to 17th Street.

Kirkman Web site

April 10, 2015 — 

Kirkman, a manufacturer of dietary supplements for individuals with allergies and environmental sensitivities, has redesigned its’ new Web site,

Job placement service moves

April 7, 2015 — 

The NevadaJobConnect’s Sparks office has relocated to 2281 Pyramid Way and will be ready for business on Tuesday, April 14.

CREW luncheon

April 7, 2015 — 

Dr. Yvonne Stedham, professor of management at the University of Nevada, Reno, keynotes the next CREW of Northern Nevada luncheon, “Transformational Leadership Part 2” Wednesday, April 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa.

Cost is $25 for CREW members and $35 for non-members.

For details, email

Yogurt Beach in Carson

April 7, 2015 — 

Yogurt Beach has opened a location at 3228 N. Carson Street in Carson City.

NIE seminar

April 6, 2015 — 

Nevada Industry Excellence presents “STOPfakes.goc Road Show: An Intellectual Property Seminar” Wednesday, April 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Redfield Campus, 18600 Wedge Parkway in Reno.

Cost is $50 per person.

For details, contact Rhea Gustafson at 775-682-6440, or Janis Kalnins at 775-301-0037,

AMA luncheon

April 6, 2015 — 

The Reno Tahoe Chapter of the American Marketing Association presents its April luncheon, featuring entrepreneur Mary Cravets as guest speaker. The luncheon is set for Tuesday, April 21 and runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Atlantis Casino, Resort, Spa.

Cost is $25 for AMA members, $32 for non-members, and $20 for students with RSVP; and $40 without RSVP. Deadline to RSVP is Thursday, April 16 at noon.

For details, call 775-233-4920 or go online at

Lumos adds service

April 3, 2015 — 

Lumos & Associates, Inc., a civil engineering, architecture, surveying and construction firm in Reno, has added an in-house development group.

Michael was named principal of the new department, which will handle residential, retail and commercial disciplines.

Coombs joins 107.3-FM

April 3, 2015 — 

“Uncommon Sense,” a radio show hosted by Katie Coombs, has joined the lineup at Reno’s KNEWS 107.3-FM.

Coombs’ show, which discusses family and parental topics, will air Saturdays from 5 to 7 p.m.

BevMol opens in Lake Tahoe

April 3, 2015 — 

BevMol, a specialty beverage retailer has opened at 961 Emerald Bay Road in South Lake Tahoe.

Van line honored

March 31, 2015 — 

Sierra Moving Systems, a Reno household goods carrier, was awarded the Million Dollar Club Award at the $1 million level as a top producer by its parent company, Mayflower, the nationwide van line.

Sierra Moving Systems was recognized for its professional performance.

Fortifiber product

March 31, 2015 — 

Fortifiber Building Systems Group of Fernley, has introduced a new beige color to its weather-resistive barrier, WeatherSmart Commercial.

Edible Pedal featured

March 31, 2015 — 

The Edible Pedal 100 bicycle race was featured in the March issue of National Bicycling Magazine.

The race, presented by Rotary Club of Reno Sunrise, is scheduled for September 20 and begins and ends at Bowers Mansion in Washoe Valley.

PRSA workshop

March 27, 2015 — 

The Public Relatins Society of America, Sierra Nevada Chapter presents “Elevate Your#Practice,” a workshop from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa.

Early bird registration is $99 for PRSA members, APRs, students and retirees and $159 for nonmembers by April 1. Regular registration is $129 for APRs, $149 for members, $199 for nonmembers and $99 for students and retirees.

For details, go online at

Heritage opens branch

March 27, 2015 — 

Heritage Bank of Nevada will open a new branch at 1101 Corporate Boulevard in Reno.

East opens PR firm

March 26, 2015 — 

Tiffany East, a public relations professional, has opened Tiffany East PR.

East, who has more than 25 years experience in the public relations industry, previously was vice president of public relations of The Glenn Group.

For more information, visit

NNDA, GOED attend summit

March 26, 2015 — 

Staff members from Northern Nevada Development Authority and the

Governor’s Office of Economic Development attended the SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington D.C. last week to promote the northern Nevada’s economy.

BAWN's new members

March 26, 2015 — 

New members of the Builders Alliance are:

Reno: Protec Finishes LLC, First American Title, Banner Construction Inc.,

Sparks: L&L Reclaimed Wood LLC, Reno Lumber, Hulery Drywall LLC

Gardnerville: GB Carpentry & Construction LLC.

Spring Creek: Baseline Construction.

Winnnemucca: Aspen Creek Construction LLC.

CBC Reno recognized

March 25, 2015 — 

Coldwell Banker Commercial Business Properties in Reno has earned the top ranking among Coldwell Banker Commercial offices in the state of Nevada. This designation is based on closed adjusted gross commission income among the offices.

Noble Studios expands

March 23, 2015 — 

Noble Studios, a digital marketing agency based in Reno, has opened satellite offices in San Francisco and Las Vegas.

IQ honored

March 23, 2015 — 

IQ Technology Solutions, a Reno-based information technology management firm, has been named to The Channel Company’s 2015 CRN Managed Service Provider 500 list. IQ also was the only Nevada firm to make the MSP Pioneer 250 list. The honors recognize the top technology providers and consultants in North America.

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