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Harrah’s Reno Steak House kicks off 50th Anniversary celebration

May 26, 2017 — Harrah's Reno Steak House is celebrating its 50th anniversary. To commemorate the event, Harrah's Reno held a media event May 25 with some of the Steak House's longest-tenured employees giving demonstrations on making some of its favorite dishes. Team members on hand were Bong Genio […]

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Contract Flooring and Interior Services, Inc. wins parking garage job

May 24, 2017 — The Reno City Council unanimously approved to award a contract to Contract Flooring and Interior Services, Inc., to repaint portions of the Reno Parking Gallery at 135 North Sierra Street in an amount not to exceed $120,000.

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Alex Meruelo, Meruelo Group agree to purchase SLS Las Vegas

May 24, 2017 — Alex Meruelo and Meruelo Group, owners of the Grand Sierra Resort & Casino in Reno, have agreed to purchase SLS Las Vegas from Las Vegas Resort Holdings LLC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to be completed in the third […]

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McLernon & Co. hosts Meet-Up and Styled Shoot

May 24, 2017 — McLernon & Co., Reno's newest social media marketing firm, will host an Instagram Meet-Up and Styled Shoot for local bloggers, influencers, small businesses, and social media fanatics at West Elm on Wednesday, June 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. This free to attend event will […]

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Reno Bighorns earn Community Appearance Award for third straight year

May 24, 2017 — The Reno Bighorns received the Community Appearance Award for community service at the 2017 NBA Development League Meetings in Indianapolis, Ind. It was the third year in a row the Bighorns earned the honor. Bighorns personnel made more than 200 appearances in the community; supported […]

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Mix Bakeshop hosts grand opening of expanded facility

May 24, 2017 — Mix Bakeshop will host a grand opening of its newly-expanded location at 1117 California Avenue in Reno on May 31 from 12:0-5:30 p.m. For information about Mix Bakeshop, visit http://www.mixreno.com, email info@mixreno.com or call (775) 329-1748.

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Groundbreaking commences on Phase 2 of the Storey County Youth and Community Resource Center

May 24, 2017 — Ground was broken last week on Phase 2 of the Storey County Youth and Community Resource Center, located at 175 E. Carson Street in Virginia City. Construction was made possible by a collaboration between Community Chest, Inc., along with an group of donors and volunteers. […]

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USDA Rural Business Development grants still available

May 24, 2017 — USDA Rural Development Nevada Acting State Director Herb Shedd has announced the agency has about $67,000 available for a second round of Rural Business Development Grants (RBDG). The Rural Business Development Grants are available to public bodies, non-profit organizations and federally recognized tribal groups to […]

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The Chamber of Commerce Reno-Sparks announces non-profit membership rate

May 24, 2017 — The Chamber of Commerce Reno-Sparks announced a new non-profit membership rate, effective June 1, 2018. Non-profit organizations that are not currently members should e-mail Ryan Parrish, Director of Member Engagement (RParrish@thechambernv.org) or call 775-636-9552 for an application. It will be necessary to provide documentation validating […]

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Itronics starts silver bullion production

May 24, 2017 — Itronics Inc., a Reno-based diversified zinc fertilizer and silver producing green technology company, has started silver bullion production using e-scrap (ground up computer circuit boards) as a "cost reducing" precious metal bearing raw material. E-scrap is readily available in large quantities, creating the opportunity to […]

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120 West Strategic Communications named one of Reno’s best

May 24, 2017 — 120 West Strategic Communications, which just celebrated its first anniversary, was named one of the Top 15 PR Firms in Reno by Expertise.com. Expertise.com reviewed 67 agencies in the greater Reno area and chose the top 15 based on this criteria: Reputation, credibility, experience, availability […]

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RSCVA launches new marketing campaign

May 22, 2017 — The Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority (RSCVA) unveiled Thursday, May 11, its new logo and marketing campaign to attract more visitors to the Reno-Tahoe region. The campaign contrasts the beauty and outdoor adventure of Lake Tahoe and the urban vibe of Reno. The new campaign […]

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VOICE program honored by Food Bank of Northern Nevada

May 19, 2017 — VOICE, a program that assists students with disabilities obtain employment, was honored by the Food Bank of Northern Nevada for its volunteer efforts with the organization. The Food Bank of Northern Nevada's Volunteer Appreciation Night recognized the top 16 Food Bank volunteer groups for 2016. […]

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Dickson Realty partners with Boston Logic

May 19, 2017 — Dickson Realty of Reno-Sparks and Lake Tahoe, has partnered with Boston Logic, an online marketing and technology provider for real estate brokerages, have partnered to bring end-to-end real estate marketing solutions to the market. The Boston Logic platform powers desktop and mobile websites, CRM, email marketing, […]

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Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows wins marketing award

May 19, 2017 — The Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows received the 'Gold Award' for Comprehensive Marketing Strategy at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Marketing & Communications (MAC) Awards. The Club's marketing director, Colie McManus and executive director, Mike Wurm accepted the award last week […]

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Great Basin Brewing recognized with two awards

May 18, 2017 — Great Basin Brewing Co., headquartered in Sparks, has been recognized with two awards at the 2017 Los Angeles International Beer Competition. Nevada's oldest brewery took home a Silver Medal in the Sweet Stout or Cream Stout category with its Outlaw Milk Stout and an Honorable […]

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Arrow Electronics honored with IT award

May 18, 2017 — Arrow Electronics Inc., in Reno took second place in the IT Excellence in Cloud division at the InformationWeek IT Excellence Awards. The awards were a part of InformationWeek IT Leadership Summit at Interop ITX. The awards recognize companies that have distinguished themselves through the use […]

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Nevada’s Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reports falling unemployment rates

May 17, 2017 — Nevada's unemployment rate fell slightly to a seasonally adjusted 4.7 percent in April, the 67th straight month of year-over-year declines of 1 percent or more, according to a report by Nevada's Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation. Nevada has seen a 56 percent decline in […]

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Twenty under 40 Awards announces print, media partners

May 17, 2017 — The Reno-Tahoe Young Professionals Network (YPN), has announce the 2017 selections for its official Media and Print Partners of the 11th Annual Twenty under 40 Awards. Northern Nevada Business Weekly will serve as Print Partner while KOLO 8 News Now will serve as Media Partner.

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Noble Studios opens UK office

May 17, 2017 — Noble Studios, a digital marketing agency based in Reno, is opening an office in the United Kingdom. The new location compliments the firm's existing headquarters in Reno, Nevada and satellite offices in San Francisco and Las Vegas. The European presence will allow the firm to […]

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