News Briefs

NNMC center moves

October 1, 2014 — 

Northern Nevada Medical Center’s Diagnostic Breast Care Center has moved to the Sparks Medical Office Building at 2385 E. Prater Way. The center previously was at 2345 E. Prater Way. Its phone number, 775-356-5800, remains unchanged.

SNC contract

October 1, 2014 — 

Sierra Nevada Corp. of Sparks won a $3.9 million contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory at Rome, N.Y., for analysis visualization and information sharing.

Crowdfunding workshop

September 30, 2014 — 

Crowdfund Critical, in conjunction with EDAWN, will offer another session of its Crowdfunding Basics workshop Tuesday at Swill Coffee & Wine in Reno. Tickets are $50. For registration, see

BAWN’s new members

September 30, 2014 — 

New members of the Builders Association of Western Nevada include ARJ Inc., Celtic Lawn and Landscape, Century Communities of Nevada, Courtney Landscape & Pools, Dave Peterson Framing Inc., JJ Handyman, M&D Paint and Drywall LLC, Reno Floors LLC, Tahoe Fence Co. Inc. and The Electric Service Company.

Jacobs open in Elko

September 30, 2014 — 

Jacobs Engineering of Pasadena, Calif., has opened an office in Elko to serve the mining industry.

Hectatone distribution deal

September 30, 2014 — 

Western Lithium USA Corporation of Reno says its wholly-owned subsidiary Hectatone Inc. has signed a distribution agreement with Raw Materials Corporation of Houston to sell the company’s oil-field clay products in five states.

The Hectatone plant at Fernley is scheduled to come on line in November.

Sun Mesa picks Associa

September 29, 2014 — 

The Sun Mesa Homeowners Association has named Associa Sierra North to provide full community management services for its Sun Mesa community in Sun Valley.

Hampton Inn solar

September 29, 2014 — 

Hamilton Solar of Reno will install at 149-kilowatt carport solar system at The Hampton Inn of Carson City this month.

The project, which takes advantage of an NV Energy cash rebate program, is projected to save $18,000 a year on the hotel’s energy bills.

Venus wins contract

September 26, 2014 — 

Venus Communications LLC of Reno won an 8,378 contract from the U.S. Army to supply antennas.

NNDA networking event

September 26, 2014 — 

The Northern Nevada Development Authority presents a free networking event Tuesday, Oct. 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Gold Hill Hotel in Virginia City.

For details, call 775-83-4413 or email

Pathways contract

September 25, 2014 — 

Spanish Springs Construction of Sparks won a $327,295 contract from the City of Reno to to reconstruct the asphalt pathways at Mira Loma Park.

Sierra Nevada contract

September 25, 2014 — 

Sierra Nevada Corp. of Sparks won a $1.5 million contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory for a demonstration project ion commercial data delivery.

SNC contract

September 24, 2014 — 

Sierra Nevada Corp. of Sparks won a $3.5 million contract from the U.S. Army for electronic countermeasures, counter-countermeasures and quick reaction capability equipment.

VA architectural work

September 23, 2014 — 

Dube Group Architecture of Reno and Hilliard Architects of San Francisco teamed to win a $732,842 contract from the Department of Veterans Affairs for medical center work.

Uhalde affiliates with MDVIP

September 23, 2014 — 

Dr. Marjorie Uhalde of Reno this week will open a practice affiliated with MDVIP, a concierge-medicine company based in Boca Raton, Fla.

MDVIP practices are limited to no more than 600 patients who pay an annual fee. Patients receive 24/7 access to the physician and a personalized wellness plan.

Uhalde is a graduate of the Medical College in Pennsylvania.

Tech Wednesday

September 23, 2014 — 

The Nevada Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology presents its next Tech Wednesday event, October 8 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Healing Healthcare Systems in Reno.

Cost is $15 for NCET members, $25 for general admission and $10 for children under age 18.

For details, call 775-453-0130 or email

Morris Ag Air contract

September 23, 2014 — 

Morris Ag Air and Sons In. of Orovada won a $103,478 contract from the Bureau of Land Management for aerial application of herbicides.

Atlantis design recognition

September 22, 2014 — 

Atlantis Steakhouse in Reno won Travel Weekly’s Silver Magellan Award for Best Restaurant Design in an upscale property. The restaurant was designed by Las Vegas-based Tandem.

Fencing contract

September 22, 2014 — 

Boss Tanks Inc. of Elko won a $38,766 contract from the Bureau of Land Management to provide fence materials for the Bison Fire area.

Hamilton contract

September 22, 2014 — 

Hamilton Medical Inc. of Reno won a $30,897 contract from the U.S. Army to provide ventilators to Winn Army Community Hospital at Ft. Stewart, Ga.

Water-hauling contract

September 22, 2014 — 

Steamboat Services of Lovelock won a $40,800 contract from the Bureau of Land Management for water-hauling services.

Contractor’s license revoked

September 22, 2014 — 

The Nevada State Contractors Board has revoked the plumbing, heating and air conditioning licenses of A Plumberman Inc. of Sparks.

The board found the company failed to respond to a request from the board and failed to establish financial responsibility. A Plumberman also was fined $750 and assessed investigative costs.

D&D Roofing jobs

September 22, 2014 — 

D&D Roofing and Sheet Metal of Sparks has won contracts for 15 jobs totaling $4.5 million, including:

Reno: Logisticenter in Lemmon Valley; Hunter Lake Elementary; Daimler Distribution Center in Stead; Redfield Promenade; Starbucks on Virginia Street; Intuit; E.L. Cord Museum; Hampton Inn; Skyline Villas and Ramada Casino.

Winnemucca: Grass Valley Elementary.

Lake Tahoe: Kingsbury Water Treatment plant.

Elko: Vogue Laundry and J.C. Penny.

Austin: Lander County Sheriff’s Office.

Belvedere HOA contract

September 22, 2014 — 

FirstService Residential of Las Vegas won a contract to provide homeowners association management services to the Belvedere Towers Owners Association.

Belvedere Towers is a 175-unit high-rise community at Arlington Avenue and 5th Street.

AMA meeting

September 22, 2014 — 

The Reno-Tahoe Chapter of the American Marketing Association presents its next luncheon Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa.

Guest speaker is Kimberly Elliot, a certified international business protocol officer.

Tickets are $25 for AMA members, $32 for non-members, $20 for students with RSVP; $40 without RSVP.

For details or to buy tickets, go online at

CAMPN meeting

September 22, 2014 — 

The Carson Area Marketing & PR Network presents its October meeting Wednesday, Oct. 8 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Business Resource Innovation Center.

Melissa Blosser, community relations coordinator and public information officer for Douglas County will discuss the crisis media relatons management.

For details, email or go online at

NCET milestone

September 19, 2014 — 

NCET, the Reno-based nonprofit that supports small businesses and entrepreneurs, has crossed the milestone of 400 members, increasing from 300 members in about six months. The 400th member is Lola Wei, founder and chief executive of Empress’ Secret in Reno.

Women’s Leadership Summit

September 18, 2014 — 

True Life Coaching and The Chandelle group present LEXI Women’s Leadership Summit, Friday, Oct. 24 at The Grove at South Creek from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Featured speakers include: Wendy Damonte of KTVN, Abbi Whitaker of The Abbi Agency, Alice Heiman of Alice Heiman LLC, Jill Tolles of the University of Nevada, Reno, Cindy Faber-England of Jessica Ann Faber Foundation, Debra Trappen of D11 Consulting, Laura Patridge of Creative Concepts and Shandel Slaten of True Life Coaching.

LEXI is offering a $99 individual registration rate (use promotional code 50off). Registrants who sign up two people at once will be offered a $75 registration rate. (use promotional code 75off). Purchase tickets online at

Parsons wins contract

September 18, 2014 — 

Parsons Drilling of Fallon won an $8,500 contract from the U.S. Forest Service for decommissioning of a well near Austin.

HOA contract

September 18, 2014 — 

FirstService Residential of Las Vegas won the contract to provide homeowners association management services for the White Lake Ranch Association in Cold Springs. The association includes 296 single-family homes.

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