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REMSA announces paramedic program graduates

March 23, 2017 — The Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) Center for Prehospital Education announced 17 students successfully completed the organization's 14-month paramedic program. Members of the graduating cohort include: Jennifer Walters, program valedictorian; Keith Bland, Andrea Brown, Evan Brown, Mason Burkhart, Nick Castillo, Haley Cutter, Garrett Hekhuis, […]

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TMCC students sweep 2017 student ADDY Awards

March 23, 2017 — Truckee Meadows Community College graphic communications students swept the 2017 student ADDY Awards held by Reno's chapter of the American Advertising Federation on Friday, March 10 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. Those honored were: Murielle Campbell, (Silver ADDY); Veronica Chapman, (Gold ADDY); Zack Dehnhardt, (Silver […]

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Petroleum Card Services hires Pete Embs

March 21, 2017 — Pete Embs has been named vice president and business unit head for Petroleum Card Services, a provider of payment processing solutions geared specifically for independent petroleum and convenience store owners headquartered in Minden. Embs previously served as director of revenue and financial planning for iPayment […]

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The Abbi Agency makes staff announcements

March 21, 2017 — Kelly Benson, Adam Leinen and A. J. Miller have joined the staff at The Abbi Agency. Benson was named junior account executive at the agency. She has seven years of previous experience in public relations, marketing management, and content strategy. Leinen was hired as account […]

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Turner Park joins KPS3 Marketing

March 21, 2017 — Turner Park has been hired as a digital project manager for KPS3 Marketing in Reno. Park previously worked at The Abbi Agency where she curated content, led campaign design and developed e-newsletters. She also worked as a graphic designer for a medical marketing agency in […]

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Dr. Michael Casal joins Well Care Group’s Reno office

March 21, 2017 — Dr. Michael Casal has been hired as director and supervising physician for women's services in the Reno location of Well Care Group, a behavioral health and family care clinic. Dr. Casal is a provider and owner of one of only four freestanding birthing centers in […]

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TravelNevada hires Mowers, promotes Laursen

March 21, 2017 — Susan Mowers has been hired Nevada Division of Tourism (TravelNevada), while Teri Laursen has been promoted by the agency. Mowers was hired as art director at TravelNevada. She has more than 15 years of graphic design experience and previously served as the art director and […]

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Prospect Education promotes Marilyn Lim-Carreon

March 21, 2017 — Marilyn Lim-Carreon has been promoted to director of career services for Prospect Education, a provider of educational services through Charter College campuses in Washington, California, New Mexico, Montana and Alaska, as well as an online program. Lim-Carreon, originally from the Philippines, has worked for Prospect […]

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EDAWN promotes Shyla Pheasant

March 21, 2017 — Shyla Pheasant has been promoted to program manager for entrepreneurial development at the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN). Pheasant joined EDAWN in October of 2013 as coordinator for the entrepreneurial development team.

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Chase International agents attend Luxury Portfolio Summit

March 21, 2017 — Kerry Donovan, Adele Lucas and Megan Warren, real estate agents in the northern Nevada offices of Chase International, recently attended the Luxury Portfolio Summit held at the Fountainebleau Miami Beach. The invitation-only event took place with hundreds of luxury real estate professionals who gathered to […]

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Realtor Bryan Drakulich recognized by Council of Residential Specialists, REAL Trends

March 21, 2017 — Bryan Drakulich, a real estate professional with DoMore Drakulich Real Estate, Drakulich Luxury Properties and Drakulich Commercial Partners, has been recognized as one of the top producing real estate professionals in Nevada by the Council of Residential Specialists (CRS). Drakulich, who has over 35 years […]

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Brett Olson promoted by Alston Construction Company, Inc.

March 21, 2017 — Brett Olson has been promoted to senior project manager in the Reno office of Alston Construction Company, Inc. Olsen has more than 10 years experience in the construction industry. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Nevada, Reno.

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Nevada State Bank’s Herman named Salute to Women of Achievement luncheon chair

March 15, 2017 — Debby Herman, senior vice president and region manager for Nevada State Bank, has been named chair of the Nevada Women's Fund's 2017 Salute to Women of Achievement luncheon. Herman is a former chair of the NWF Board of Directors, was recognized as a Woman of […]

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Conrad, Hettrick named to posts with at the Nevada Department of Agriculture

March 15, 2017 — Jerri Conrad and Lynn Hettrick have been named to new posts at the Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA). Conrad was named as NDA deputy director. She has worked at the NDA for three years as the executive assistant to the director, and has more than […]

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University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine names assistant professor

March 15, 2017 — Cyprian Rossetto, Ph.D. has been named an assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. Rossetto, who joined the UNR School of Medicine in 2005, previously held the positions of graduate research assistant, postdoctoral scholar […]

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PDL BioPharma’s McLaughlin to present at healthcare conference

March 14, 2017 — John P. McLaughlin, president and chief executive officer of PDL BioPharma, Inc. that's headquartered in Incline Village, will make a presentation at the Oppenheimer 27th Annual Healthcare Conference next week in New York. The presentation will occur on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 8:35 a.m. […]

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University of Nevada Press publishes three books

March 14, 2017 — Three northern Nevada authors have released books published by the University of Nevada Press. Robin Holabird, former deputy director of the Nevada Film Office, founder of the Reno Film Festival, and a regular film reviewer on KUNR 88.7 FM, Reno Public Radio, released a book, […]

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UPS recognizes Reno driver John Hays

March 14, 2017 — John Hays, a UPS driver based in Reno, was recognized in the company's Circle of Honor designation. The Circle of Honor is an honorary organization for UPS drivers who have achieved 25 or more years of accident-free driving.

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Finalists named for seat on Second Judicial District Court

March 14, 2017 — Wesley M. Ayres, Barry L. Breslow, and James Eric Keller, all of Reno, were finalists to fill an open seat in the Second Judicial District Court. The final candidate will serve the remaining term vacated by Lidia S. Stiglich, who was appointed to the Nevada […]

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Allstate agency owner Terelak secures nonprofit grant

March 14, 2017 — Michelle Terelak, an Allstate exclusive insurance agency owner in Sparks, has secured a $1,000 grant from The Allstate Foundation to support the Reno Initiative for Shelter and Equality. The Reno Initiative for Shelter and Equality is one of 3,500 nonprofit organizations that will receive The […]

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