Reno-Sparks Chamber to host annual Business Recognition Awards
The Reno-Sparks Chamber of Commerce will recognize all finalists and announce its annual Business Recognition Awards during its luncheon, April 20 at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa.
Listed are the finalists, all of whom represent renewed vitality in the local economy, business success, and strong engagement with consumers and clients.
Business of the Year Finalists (Small Business)
Benefit Resource Group, Wild River Grille, Kelly Brothers Painting
Business of the Year Finalists (Large Business)
Dolan Auto Group, Ebara International, Northern Nevada Medical Center
Non-Profit of the Year Finalists
Washoe CASA Foundation, SPCA of Northern Nevada, Alzheimer’s Association
Community Spirit Award Finalists
Jersey Mike’s Subs, Nevada Museum of Art, Riverwalk Merchants Association
During the event, University of Nevada, Reno Men’s Basketball Head Coach, Eric Musselman, will be presented with the Raymond I. Smith Civic Leader Award for his outstanding contributions to community pride, his team’s accomplishments, and the enthusiasm created by his leadership and determination.
Musselman was named Head Coach at UNR in March 2015 and led the 2016-17 men’s team to the NCAA tournament. He will resume his coaching responsibilities with the Wolf Pack for the 2017-18 season.
He previously served as Head Coach for seven NBA teams including the Golden State Warriors and Sacramento Kings and earned the NBA’s D-League Reno Bighorns its only Western Conference title in franchise history. Musselman also served as Head Coach for several international teams and worked in professional sports broadcasting.
The luncheon, presented by Wells Fargo and sponsored by NV Energy is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. with registration at 11 a.m.
Tables of eight are $335.00; individual tickets are $55.00. Chamber members are $35.00 per seat.
To attend, visit http://www.TheChamberNV.org and click “events” or call: 775-636-9550.
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