AMA luncheonMarch 11, 2014 —
The Reno-Tahoe Chapter of the American Marketing Association presents Mark Estee, chef and restaurant owner who discusses marketing a “whole hog” restaurant.
The luncheon is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 18 at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. AMA will also present the 2nd Annual Marketing Workshop during the luncheon.
Cost is $25 for AMA members and $30 for non-members, $17 for students with RSVP, and $40 without RSVP. Deadline to RSVP is Friday, March 14.
For details, go online at www.renoama.com.
Douglas County awardsMarch 11, 2014 —
Douglas County last week announced its new Spotlight Award honoring local
businesses that invest in their business, train employees for job growth
and partner with the community. The awards are given in seven categories
and were awarded to Fresh Ideas, a Gardnerville gift shop; Red Hut Café,
a 55-year old eatery with restaurants in Lake Tahoe, Carson City and
Reno; American AVK, a Minden manufacturer of water hydrants and valves;
Edgewood Companies, which owns and operates Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course
and is building a new resort at Lake Tahoe; Soaring NV, a gliding school
and operator owned by Laurie Harden, who was awarded the Spotlight Award
for entrepreneur; RO Anderson, a Minden-based engineering firm that
started as a sole proprietorship and now employs 36 people; and Carson
Valley Inn, the recently remodeled casino/hotel located in the center of
EMC placementMarch 11, 2014 —
EMC Metals Corp. of Reno raised $213,331 through the private placement of 8.53 million shares are 2.5 cents (Canadian) each. Management and other insiders subscribed for 83 percent of the shares.
Miller Heiman recognizedMarch 11, 2014 —
Miller Heiman, a Reno-based sales training company, has been named to TrainingIndustry.com’s annual list of Top 20 Sales Training Companies.
Business matchmaker seminarMarch 10, 2014 —
The Nevada PTAC Procurement Outreach Program presents a free seminar for small businesses who want to sell products and services to the government.
The seminar is Thursday, April 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at McKinley Arts & Culture Center, 855 Riverside Drive in Reno.
For details, call 775-827-4923 or go online at http://matchmaker2014.eventbrite.com.
eWomenNetwork eventMarch 7, 2014 —
Andrea Jones, a veteran in professional sports management, discusses gender communication at the next Reno/Tahoe/Carson Chapter eWomenNetwork meeting, Wednesday, March 19 from 5 to 8:15 p.m. at Grand Sierra Resort.
Cost is $40 for eWomenNetwork members, $50 for non-members and $60 for late registration beginning on Saturday, March. 15.
For details, call Annie Goni-Stewart at 775-747-2726 or go online at www.ewomennetwork.com.
Contractor disciplinedMarch 5, 2014 —
Sun Leisure Inc., a pool and spa contractor in Sparks, was fined $2,050 by the Nevada State Contractors Board and ordered to pay the board’s investigative costs.
The board said the company contracted for job larger than the limit on its license, misused its license and didn’t properly communicate with a project owner.
BAWN’s new membersMarch 4, 2014 —
New members of the Builders Association of Western Nevada include Five Star Painting, M C Mojave Construction LLC, Milestone Construction Inc., Nevada American Construction LLC, North Lake Tahoe Bonanza, Parker Heating & Sheet Metal, Priority Plumbing & Air Comfort Flooring Southern Nevada Landscaping and Williams General Contracting LLC.
LP enters TruckeeMarch 4, 2014 —
LP Insurance Services Inc. of Reno has added a Truckee office headed by Randy House, formerly a vice president at HUB International Insurance Services.
House, who will be a vice president and principal with LP, is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno, and has worked in the insurance business in the area for 25 years.
Along with its offices in Reno and Truckee, LP has offices in Elko, Las Vegas and Sacramento.
Dakota Territory dealMarch 4, 2014 —
Dakota Territory Resource Corp. of Reno acquired 565 acres of mineral claims in the northern Black Hills of South Dakota from Deadbroke Mining Co. Inc. Terms weren’t diclosed in the transaction, which increases Dakota Territories holdings in the area to 3,057 acres.
Facebook advertising seminarMarch 4, 2014 —
A seminar on use of Facebook as an advertising medium has been scheduled by the Reno Tahoe Chapter of the Entrepreneurs Organization on March 13.
The seminar taught by Lindsay Downing, digital media manager at Creative Concepts Media + Marketing, will run from 11:45 to 1:15 p.m. at the Bosma Business Center, 401 Ryland.
The cost of $20 includes lunch, and registration is required through 775-527-3276 or email@example.com.
Strategy firm renamedMarch 4, 2014 —
“OnStrategy” is the name for Reno-based M3 Planning and its flagship product, MyStrategicPlan.
The 10-year-old company founded by Howard, Nancy and Erica Olsen has a staff of 15.
CAMPN meetingFebruary 27, 2014 —
Brian Sandford, Editor for the Nevada Appeal, will discuss the state of newspapers and the future of print media at Carson Area & PR Network’s next meeting, March 5.
The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Business Rsource Innovation Center, 108 E. Proctor Street in Carson City.
For details, email Mike Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org or go online at www.campn.org.
Federal contract awardedFebruary 27, 2014 —
Native American Transformer Services Inc. of Reno won a $28,525 contract from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to provide scaffolding and support hardware.
Renegades growthFebruary 26, 2014 —
A partnership between the Reno-Tahoe Open and the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada has led to growth in the golf tournament’s Renegades program.
The Reno-Tahoe Open said last week that membership in the Renegades, a support group, stands at 83 — including 23 first-time members — more than five months before the tournament. Last year, the program had 81 members when the tournament began.
A portion of the $1,000 membership fee paid by Renegades members is earmarked for EDAWN. Tournament officials said that’s encouraged new membership. They said early sign-ups also were encouraged by an exclusive event for Renegades to meet PGA golfer John Daly.
NCET Tech WednesdayFebruary 26, 2014 —
The Nevada Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology presents its next Tech Wednesday event from 5:30-7:30 p.m. March 12 at Pacific States Communications, 240 S. Rock Blvd.
Cost is $15 for NCET members, $25 for non-members, $10 for children under age 18 and $15 for walk-ins at the door.
For details, contact NCET at 775-453-0130 or at info@NCET.org.
Marina restaurantsFebruary 25, 2014 —
Trifecta Management Group will open two restaurants at Outlets at Sparks Marina this spring — O’Leary’s, an Irish pub, and CBQ, which serves cowboy barbecue. The two restaurants will occupy a total of 24,000 square feet.
Dakota Territory acquisitionFebruary 25, 2014 —
Dakota Territory Resource Corp. of Reno acquired 26 acres next to its existing holdings in the Black Hills of South Dakota.
Mining data acquiredFebruary 24, 2014 —
Renaissance Gold Inc. of Reno acquired a digital database on 42,000 samples from rock chips, soils and stream sediment from Redstar Gold Corp. for $60,000 in cash. The samples developed by AngloGold Ashanti focuses primarily on Nevada and Utah.
Mint wins contractFebruary 24, 2014 —
Northwest Territorial Mint of Dayton won an $86,100 contract from the Defense Department to manufacture sets of medals.
Phone contractFebruary 24, 2014 —
C.C. Communications of Fallon won a $2,834 contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency to provide business telephone service to a location northeast of Fallon.
3D Keepsake movesFebruary 20, 2014 —
3D Keepsake Imaging, a prenatal imaging center owned by Danae Beck and Dr. Robyn Mitchell, has moved to the South Creek Shopping Center, 65 Foothill Road.
Its Web site is 3dkeepsakeimaging.com.
Pediatric clinic movesFebruary 20, 2014 —
The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s pediatrics clinic will move from Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center to the Renown Regional Medical Center.
Clinic office hours will remain Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the new location. The phone number remains 775-784-6522.
Lounge still openFebruary 20, 2014 —
Orozko Lounge in Restaurante Orozko at JA Nugget will stay open daily from 5 to 9 p.m. on a trial basis, even though the restaurant will remain closed.
JA decided to keep the lounge open because of customer demand. Its fate will be reviewed after the hotel-casino’s renovation is complete.
Ekay, RCG partnershipFebruary 19, 2014 —
Ekay Economic Consultants, a Reno-based economic consulting firm, has partnered with RCG Economics of Las Vegas to provide economic, lodging and hospitality, real estate, public policy and financial consulting services for the U.S. particularly in Nevada and western region.
Gary Platt shipmentFebruary 18, 2014 —
Gary Platt Manufacturing sent more than 2,200 specialized Gazelle Royales ergonomic chairs to Valley View Casino in Valley Center, Calif.
Contractor pleads guiltyFebruary 18, 2014 —
Steve Charles Yon, a former member of the Nevada State Contractors Board’s ‘Most Wanted’ list, pled guilty to diversion of funds, in the Second Judicial District Court in Washoe County.
Yon received a suspended one-year jail sentence and was placed on probation for 36 months after his company Alpine Fence was paid $9,745 for a fencing project that was never completed.
Yon was ordered to pay the victim the amount in restitution and $400 in administrative fees and reimbursement to the county public defender’s office.
The board revoked his contractor’s license in March 2009.
Circus Circus going greenFebruary 18, 2014 —
Circus Circus Reno announced its 2013 green initiative results.
According to Recycle America, the resort recycled 209,309 pounds of cardboard, 59455 pounds of white paper, 12,230 pounds of plastic bottles and shrink wrap, 550 pounds of alkaline batteries, 1,950 pounds of E-waste, 2,900 pounds of phone books and more than 10,000 pounds of scrap metals, steel, aluminum and copper wire.
NCET eventFebruary 18, 2014 —
The Nevada Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology presents its new Jelly casual working event from 2 to 6 p.m. every third Wednesday of each month at Swill Coffee & Wine, 3366 Lakeside Court in Reno.
For details, go online at www.ncet.org.
SNC contractFebruary 10, 2014 —
Sierra Nevada Corp. of Sparks won a $111,603 contract from the U.S. Special Operations Command for PC-12 flight support.