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The Giving Circle awards grant to Northern Nevada HOPES

August 23, 2017 — The Giving Circle at the Nevada Women's Fund announced today that it has awarded $65,423 to Northern Nevada HOPES.  The grant funds will assist in creating a Financial Wellness Clinic to provide clients with financial literacy coaching and education for effectively managing financial resources, as […]

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D&D Roofing and Sheet Metal celebrates 40th anniversary

August 23, 2017 — D&D Roofing and Sheet Metal, a Nevada-based roofing company, is celebrating its 40th anniversary in business as a locally based company.  Ken Dillon, President, is proud of the success the company has achieved since opening in 1977. Since then Dillon expanded and grew his company […]

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Reno’s unemployment rate up slightly in July

August 23, 2017 — CARSON CITY —Nevada's metro areas saw a slight increase in the unemployment rate in July, but experienced decreases year over year. Reno's unemployment rate is up 0.2 of a percentage point to 4.2 percent and is down over the year. Carson City's rate increased by […]

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Nevada loses entrepreneur

August 22, 2017 — Reno has lost an pioneer who enriched the entrepreneurial and start-up culture in the area. Eric D. Madison, co-founder of StartUpNV, and former executive director for the CUBE, was killed in a head-on collision early Saturday morning in Reno. He was 46. Another vehicle was […]

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Sparks brewing company expands distribution to Washington and Hawaii

August 22, 2017 — SPARKS – Revision Brewing Company located in Sparks, Nevada, has expanded distribution into Washington and Hawaii. In the month of August, Revision Brewing Company signed agreements for distribution with Alpha Distributing out of Washington and with Underground Wine out of Hawaii and will soon begin […]

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Industry exhibitors needed for Construction Career Day

August 22, 2017 — BuildNV.org, in partnership with the Washoe County School District Department of Career and Technical Education, is seeking exhibitors for the 2nd annual Construction Career Day at the Reno Sparks Convention Center on Thursday, Sept. 28, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event features hands-on, […]

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Reservations required for EDAWN’s Arts & Business Luncheon & Awards

August 22, 2017 — Local businesses and individuals that have shown outstanding support and engagement with the local arts and culture community will be honored Sept. 14 by the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada, cities of Reno and Sparks, and the Sierra Arts Foundation. During the Arts & […]

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Zephyr Cove internet security company enters into Paten Standstill Agreement

August 22, 2017 — ZEPHYR COVE — VirnetX Holding Corporation (NYSE AMERICAN: VHC), an internet security software and technology company, on Monday announced it has entered into a Patent Standstill Agreement with HTC Corporation (TWSE: 2498), a global leader in innovation and design.  The deal was facilitated by VirnetX’s […]

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American Business Women’s Association hosts annual luncheon

August 21, 2017 — American Business Women's Association hosts its annual National American Business Women's Day luncheon Wednesday, Sept. 6 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. The luncheon will include the recognition of the 2017 scholarship winner, distinguished guest speaker Dr. Erin Oksol, and a […]

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LP Insurance named a Top 100 Agency

August 21, 2017 — LP Insurance Services, Inc. was named a Top 100 Agency by Insurance Journal, a leading industry magazine. "Congratulations to the entire LP Insurance team for this amazing ranking," said Nick Rossi, President of LP Insurance Services, Inc. "This milestone illustrates the dedication, success and efforts […]

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NNHRA hosts Carson Area breakfast meeting

August 21, 2017 — The Northern Nevada Human Resources Association hosts a Carson Area breakfast meeting, “Influence | Attract | Retain: Building the Right Culture” Thursday, Sept. 21 from 8 to 9:45 a.m. at Silver Oak Executive Conference Center, 1251 Country Club Drive, in Carson City. Guest speaker is Dr. […]

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Douglas County launches Transparency Portal to increase government accountability

August 21, 2017 — Minden – Douglas County has launched a new Transparency Portal at https://douglascountynv.opengov.com/ which consists of a cloud based platform in partnership with OpenGov, the leader in government performance management, to increase government accountability and improve access to important public information. The announcement delivers on the County Manager, […]

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Generation Z has arrived and is entering the workforce

August 21, 2017 — There's a new generation in town and it's one that employers better get ready for, because it's 23 million strong and will be flooding the workforce by the end of the decade. Ladies and gentlemen, meet Generation Z; a confidence-filled group that doesn't want to […]

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Minden-Tahoe Airport diversifies revenue stream

August 21, 2017 — MINDEN — Two new businesses recently located at Minden-Tahoe Airport continue to grow and diversify the airport's customer base — and its revenue stream. Bristow Academy, which provides commercial helicopter training to foreign military pilots, subleased commercial hangar space at the airport a few months […]

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JobConnect continues putting Nevadans back to work

August 21, 2017 — Nevada JobConnect, which provides on-the-job training, job related equipment support, incentives for qualified businesses, recruitment services, a database for job seekers, online access to post job openings and up-to-date labor market information has grown immensely since launching in 2002. The Northern Nevada Business Weekly published […]

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Demolition of old Tahoe hotel makes way for Whole Foods 365

August 21, 2017 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Construction of the Bijou Marketplace began earlier this month with the demolition of an old motel at the corner of U.S. 50 and Ski Run Boulevard in South Lake Tahoe. "Now when our locals and our visitors come down Highway 50, […]

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Got Facebook ad issues? Here’s how to troubleshoot

August 21, 2017 — Facebook ads are a business necessity now more than ever before. More than 5 million businesses are advertising on the social network as of April, according to Business Insider. But if you don't have a social media manager to rely on, where do you turn […]

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Then and Now

August 21, 2017 — Designed by Nevada's preeminent architect, Frederic J. DeLongchamps in an Art Deco Moderne-style with unique archetectural details, the building at 50 South Virginia Street opened in 1934 as Reno's main U.S. Post Office. It continued to be used as an auxiliary post office when the […]

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Best practices to comply with new Nevada employment laws

August 21, 2017 — Nevada employers face new obligations and notice requirements due to a myriad of new employment-related laws that were passed by the Nevada Legislature this past session. Non-Compete Agreements (AB 276) Effective June 3, 2017, Nevada's non-compete statute was amended to require that a non-compete covenant: […]

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Reno-Tahoe International Airport | Then & Now

August 21, 2017 — Reno Tahoe International Airport passenger traffic: June 2017 367,600 June 2015 319,309 June 2012 325,260 June 2009 347,038 June 2006 466,271 June 2003 391,753

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