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Many reasons why business sales fall apart

November 19, 2017 — "Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle" — Plato There are a number of reasons why a business doesn't close escrow successfully. Some deals unravel because of the seller, some because of the buyer and even more unfortunately, some are caused

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Venture’s home focus helps productivity

November 19, 2017 — Two Reno entrepreneurs have developed an educational tool for businesses to help prepare employees for the challenges of caring for an aging family member. Called "LifeMap-Plan Your Story," the venture by LifeMap Ltd., is designed as a proactive wellness program to educate top-tier executives and

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Housing Element goes before Douglas County board

November 17, 2017 — The Housing Element of the 2016 Master Plan Update is scheduled to go before the Douglas County Board on Dec. 4, at 9 a.m. For those unable to attend the scheduled meeting, residents are encouraged to submit written comment to the Board members or the

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Tradesmen International launches Reno facility

November 17, 2017 — Tradesmen International, LLC., a construction staffing and labor-cost containment solutions, opened its 161st recruitment and operations facility in Reno. This new location will allow Tradesmen to service area construction and industrial businesses with job-ready skilled craftsmen while providing trade professionals with career opportunities and job

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Ground broken on new Boys & Girls Club entryway

November 17, 2017 — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada broke ground inside on its new controlled entry, at its facility at 1870 Russell Way in Carson City. "Two years ago when I first started here, we had 260 kids coming in daily," Katie Leao, chief professional

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Frontier’s Reno-Reno airline service celebrated

November 17, 2017 — Frontier Airlines and the Reno-Tahoe International Airport will celebrate the inaugural service of the airline flight between Denver and Reno on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 10:30 a.m. at RTIA’s Main Lobby Ski Statue. One hand will be Airport Board Chair Shaun Carey, executives from Frontier Airlines,

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Greater Nevada Credit Union named National Lender of the Year

November 16, 2017 — Greater Nevada Credit Union has been named the National Lender of the Year by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In 2017 GNCU obligated more than $472 million in loans, all guaranteed by the agency's programs, representing a nearly 400 percent increase over loan obligations from

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Lance Gilman Commercial Real Estate Services joins Chamber

November 16, 2017 — Lance Gilman Commercial Real Estate Services (LGCRES) has announced the company is joining the Reno Sparks Chamber of Commerce.

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Southwest Gas declares dividend

November 16, 2017 — Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc., has declared the following first quarter 2018 cash dividend of $.0495 per share to shareholders of record on Feb. 15, 2018 payable March 1, 2018.

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Nevada Builders Alliance members

November 16, 2017 — New Northern Nevada members of the Nevada Builders Alliance are: Reno: Reno Land Inc., and ADL Construction. Incline Village: Strada Capital. Carson City: CID Roofing.

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BLM seeks comment on geothermal project

November 16, 2017 — The Bureau of Land Management, Mount Lewis Field Office, has prepared and made available for public comment an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Phase III McGinness Hills Geothermal Expansion Project. The first McGinness Hills geothermal plant was established in July, 2012 and has been producing

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United Federal Credit Union gives to Washoe County schools

November 16, 2017 — United Federal Credit Union presented four $1,000 checks to Washoe County schools recently to bolster curriculum and advance technology. The donations stem from a UFCU sweepstakes for free balloon rides held during the Great Reno Balloon Race in September. For every sweepstakes entry, the credit

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Dermody Properties leases space in California

November 16, 2017 — Dermody Properties, a Reno-based real estate investment, development and management company, recently leased the remaining 99,830 square feet of its Huntwood Industrial Center in Hayward, Calif. The new tenant, CHawk Technology (CHawk), is a plastic component manufacturer that supplies semiconductor companies. This building will be

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Reno Buick GMC Cadillac makes donation to Susan G. Komen Nevada

November 16, 2017 — Reno Buick GMC Cadillac presented a $5,150 check from October sales campaign to support the Susan G. Komen Nevada organization. In a campaign coinciding with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and with the dealership's "Pay It Forward" campaign, Reno Buick GMC Cadillac pledged to donate $25

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PAR Electrical Contractors awarded NDOT contract

November 16, 2017 — PAR Electrical Contractors, Inc., was awarded a contract for construction of a portion on Nevada highway system on I-580 and U.S. Highway 395 in Carson City and Washoe County.

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Bresson Avenue B&G facility completed

November 16, 2017 — Construction has been completed on The Bresson Avenue Boys & Girls Club facility. The facility now boasts a new teen center and patio, new restrooms, lobby, remodeled classrooms and gym, as well as playground upgrades.

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Lake Tahoe community donations

November 16, 2017 — The Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority and the American Century Championship continue their support of area nonprofits with $51,000 in donations distributed among 30 local organizations as a result of funds raised during the golf tournament. Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 were distributed to American

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Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows donations

November 16, 2017 — The Hot August Nights Foundation, A&W Restaurants and First Independent Bank teamed up last week to collect over 500 coats for the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows. The annual coat drive is still accepting donations until Nov. 30. Community members can drop off

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Luke Walker, Gunderson Law Firm

November 16, 2017 — Luke Walker has joined Gunderson Law Firm in Reno as an attorney focusing on trusts and estates. Walker previously worked in Phoenix, Ariz., where he developed experience in real estate, state and local taxes, tax liability and estate planning. He earned his juris doctor in

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Dr. Troy Ross, ARC Health & Wellness Centers

November 16, 2017 — Dr. Troy Ross has been named a partner with ARC Health & Wellness Centers, an occupational medicine practice based in Sparks. Ross previously served in the U.S. Army where he worked as a flight surgeon and preventive medicine physician. He recently retired after 30 years

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