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Nonprofits can apply for IT makeovers

March 9, 2018 — Microsoft and IQ Technology Solutions are providing a combined contribution of $20,000 in funding and services to local nonprofit charitable organizations as part of the 10th annual IT Makeover campaign. Organizations have until April 10 to submit applications. The select nonprofit agencies will be able

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State of Nevada expands electric vehicle infrastructure to Hawthorne

March 8, 2018 — CARSON CITY – Governor Brian Sandoval, the Nevada Department of Transportation and the Governor's Office of Energy  activated a new electric vehicle charging station at Veterans Memorial Park in Hawthorne. Located at the junction of U.S. 95 and Business U.S. 95 in downtown Hawthorne, the charging

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Jacobs Entertainment preserving historic Reno homes

March 5, 2018 — Jacobs Entertainment, Inc. in an effort to hold onto some of Reno's historic landmarks. is in the process of preserving several historic homes along Reno's West 4th Street corridor.   The company will continue work on revitalizing the West 4th Street corridor creating a mixed-use

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Redevelopment plans give Reno’s Shoppers Square a fresh look

February 28, 2018 — RENO — Shoppers Square in partnership with Foothill Partners announces plans to revitalize the long-established retail center. Located at the corner of Plumb Lane and South Virginia Streets, the 150,000 square-foot shopping center will be redeveloped into a contemporary environment to accommodate Reno's ever-growing needs,

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Bently Nevada nominated for the Secretary of Defense Employer Freedom Award

February 28, 2018 — Bently Nevada, a manufacturer in Minden, has been named a semi-finalists for the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest honor the U.S. Defense Department bestows to employers for providing outstanding support to the nation's Guard and Reserve. Bently Nevada will enter the

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Tahoe Beach Club sales reach more than $100 million

February 27, 2018 — MI Worldwide Properties, a leading luxury real estate marketing and sales firm, reported record sales numbers for Tahoe Beach Club, a new private residential community on the southeastern shore of Lake Tahoe. During the first 15 months of pre-construction sales, 41 of 46 Phase 1

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Reno-Tahoe International Airport records highest yearly passenger count in a decade

February 26, 2018 — RENO, Nev. — For the first time in a decade, Reno-Tahoe International Airport posted more than 4 million passengers in a year. These numbers for 2017 were an increase of 9.6 percent over 2016. The last time RTIA recorded 4 million passenger was in 2008.

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Reno ranked as a 3-Star community based on sustainability initiatives

February 23, 2018 — RENO — The Reno City Council and City Manager are proud to report that in 2017 the City of Reno became a Certified 3-STAR Community. STAR Communities® is a national framework for communities to measure progress toward a healthy environment, strong economy and improving the

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Dermody Properties begins additions to Reno’s LogistiCenter at 395

February 22, 2018 — Dermody Properties recently began construction on an additional building in its LogistiCenter at 395 Phase 2 in the North Valleys area of Reno. The new construction will 436,368 square feet, bringing the total to 1,158,880 square feet. The project is expected to be completed in September. The

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City of Reno, Flirtey announce drone delivery coalition

February 21, 2018 — The City of Reno and Reno-based Flirtey have formed a partnership to fast-track drone delivery of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) wherever needed. The coalition is an application to the Integration Pilot Program (IPP) that was introduced by President Donald Trump and U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao

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Inspire Reno hosts grand opening March 2

February 20, 2018 — Inspire Reno, a center focused on professional and personal development for women, celebrates its grand opening on Friday, March 2 from 3-8 p.m. at their headquarters, located at 615 Riverside Drive in downtown Reno. The celebration includes a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4 p.m. provided by

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Reno’s Lakeridge Pointe ownership changes hands

February 20, 2018 — Lakeridge Pointe Shopping Center, a 35,000 square-foot neighborhood center located in at Lakeside Drive and S. McCarran Boulevard in Reno, was purchased by an affiliate of Alignment Real Estate from the original developer Lakeridge Pointe Associates. The principals of Alignment are Scott Beggs and Cathy

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Pathways to Aviation hosts career mentoring opportunity

February 15, 2018 — Pathways to Aviation is hosting a career mentoring workshop for local high school and college students on Tuesday, Feb. 20, at the Nevada Wing-Civil Air Patrol, located at 601 S. Rock Boulevard in Reno. The career mentoring program, officially known as the Reno Flight Plan,

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Conformance Technologies releases TransactionTrap software

February 13, 2018 — Conformance Technologies, a Reno-based provider of technology solutions, education and expertise used to manage business compliance requirements, has released the TransactionTrap, a software module that enhances performance of its  InConRadar service for merchant acquirers and independent sales organizations (ISOs). TransactionTrap identifies fraudulent merchants attempting to

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Clear Capital expected to expand its Reno workforce

February 13, 2018 — Clear Capital, a provider of technology, services and analytics to the nation's largest banks and investment firms, says it plans to hire more than 50 new employees at its Reno headquarters by the end of the year. "We're creating permanent jobs, meaning more dollars will

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Seminar on running a cannabis business scheduled for Feb. 28

February 12, 2018 — NCET, a resource for business-related technology and networking opportunities, is a behind-the-scenes look at Nevada’s  cannabis industry on Wednesday, Feb. 28. The event begins at 11 a.m. and concludes at 1:30 p.m. at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. Topics include: The unique security challenges faced

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Sierra Sotheby’s opens at The Summit Reno

February 12, 2018 — Sierra Sotheby's International Realty is opening a new office at The Summit Reno, the shopping center located in South Reno. The new location will be the tenth for the independently owned luxury real estate brokerage company. "As we concluded our best year ever in 2017, our

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EDAWN, Startup Angels host investing workshop

February 9, 2018 — The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) recently received a grant from the office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, within the U.S. Economic Development Administration, to launch a Reno-based seed fund and venture conference. EDAWN and Startup Angels will host an The Startup Angel Workshop

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Texas connection: Reno-Tahoe International Airport adds non-stop service to Austin

February 8, 2018 — Steeped in culture and plugged into the tech sphere, Reno is often compared to other cities cut from the same cloth — perhaps none more than Austin, Tex. Now, the Biggest Little City has a direction connection to the River City. The Reno-Tahoe International Airport

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Truckee Meadows Community College apprentice program approved by the state

February 8, 2018 — Truckee Meadows Community College in Reno was one of two educational institutions approved for a co-sponsored apprentice program in high-demand industries. Members of the Nevada State Apprenticeship Council approved the applications for the program that will offer more than 600 apprenticeship opportunities across five industries

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