Family-owned business recognized
Family-owned businesses based in northern Nevada were celebrated May 12 with an awards luncheon.
The Family Owned Business Awards began in 2010 as a way to recognize hardworking families throughout Nevada. The event is sponsored by Nevada State Bank, the corporate sponsor, and Nevada Business Magazine and was held in the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino.
Awards presented were:
Whippersnapper: Marked Studios — Mark and Christy McKinnon
Don’t Forget to Share: Pets of the Homeless — Genevieve Frederick.
When the Going Gets Tough: SilverBlu Signs & Media — Joe and Connie Lawrence.
Shape Up: Jüs — Adam Castleman and John Castleman.
Swimming Upstream: Genesis Home Health Services, Inc. — Dr.s Celestine Hernandez and Querubin Iguban.
It’s Good to be on Top: BJ’s Barbecue — Peter and Roberta Rathmann.
The More the Merrier: Sierra Nevada Corporation — Fatih and Eren Ozmen.
Outside the Box: Trinity Applied Internet — Keith and Erin Anderson.
Change is Good: Rubber Engineering & Development Co. (REDCO) — Mitch Watts and Gordon Gagnon.
Wisdom of Age:Reno Vulcanizing Works — Steve and Mitch Besso, Mitch’s son Josh and Steve’s daughter Stevee.
The full effects of the pandemic on commercial office space in Northern Nevada likely won’t be revealed for years, but landlords across America remain on edge as millions of white-collar workers transition to home offices — and those who remain work under new safety standards and distancing protocols.