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eWomenNetwork holiday dinner setThe eWomenNetwork Reno/Carson/Tahoe Chapter will hold its seventh annual Holiday Extravaganza dinner and fundraiser from 6-9:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at Harrah's Reno Hotel Casino's Bill Harrah Room, 219 N. Center St. in downtown Reno. Doors open at 5 p.m. The event will offer a sit-down dinner and shopping for unique gifts from local artisans and vendors. eWomenNetwork's trademarked Accelerated Networking will be featured and there will be a raffle to benefit local charities. Cost is $40 for eWomenNetwork members, $50 for non-members and $60 for late registration beginning Monday. Vendor display tables also are available. For more information or to register, call 775-525-5284 or go to earns retirement specialist designationSenior Investment Management Consultant William Creekbaum has earned the Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist designation.The designation is offered through the College for Financial Planning via a program of study for professionals who design, install and maintain retirement plans for the business community. Topics studies include types of retirement plans, installation, plan design, administration and amendments.Creekbaum has worked at Morgan Stanley and its predecessor firms since 1992. He works in the firm's Wealth Management office in Reno. For more information, go to supply store looking for partnersIt’s My Community Store, an office supply store that gives up to 10 percent of every order to a local charity or nonprofit of the customer’s choosing, is expanding into rural Nevada and is looking for local non-profits and charities to partner with.It’s My Community Store plans on being in Carson City, Elko, Ely, Gardnerville, North Lake Tahoe, Pahrump, Winnemucca and Mason Valley by spring of 2013 year. For more information, call 775-741-5041 or email


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