The Reno-Tahoe chapter of the American Marketing Association August Insider's Forum will feature Lt. Gov. Lorraine Hunt at Harrah's Reno Casino from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $16 for members, $26 for non-members and $18 for students. Please RSVP by Aug. 15 by calling 786-3030 or e-mailing email@example.com. Hunt will discuss a variety of issues related to the marketing and branding of Nevada in a program titled "Marketing Nevada: Gateway to the West."
The Nevada Procurement Outreach Program and Wells Fargo will co-host a workshop on "Government Business Opportunities." Sierra Army Depot, State Purchasing and others will present at the Washoe County Complex 1001 E. Ninth St., Building C, Room C110, in Reno from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, contact Tina Baldassare at 687-1813 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Northern Nevada Development Authority Membership Networking Mixer at 2232 Meridian Boulevard, suite K in Minden. RSVP by Aug. 22. It's hosted by Tahoe-Ridge Winery & Marketplace and JVK Cellars. New member orientation is 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., mixer begins at 5:30 p.m.
The Commercial Real Estate Women's Network of Northern Nevada, a professional networking group, will celebrate the organization's one-year anniversary from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at The Chocolate Bar, 475 S. Arlington St. in Reno. For information on membership contact Katie Morrison at (775) 355-8828 or Andie Wilson at (775) 888-6168.
Defensible-space workshop and Neighborhood Watch puppet show for the kids from noon to 2 p.m. at the Citizens for Affordable Homes Inc. office in Dayton, 100 Pine Cone Road. Contact Jo Misuraca at 882-4410.
"Project Management for Executives" - a one-session project management course that covers essential project management issues and information for executive managers and project sponsors, offered by Extended Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno. Held from 8 a.m. to noon at the university's Redfield Campus, 18600 Wedge Parkway, Reno. Course fee: $100. Registration and information: (775) 784-4062 or 1-800-233-8928.
"Elements and Legalities of the Nonprofit" - a one-session course focusing on specific steps related to nonprofit incorporation, application as a federal charitable tax-exempt organization and protection of charitable status, offered by Extended Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno. Held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the university's Continuing Education Building, 1041 N. Virginia St., Reno. Course fee: $185, includes lunch. Registration and information: (775) 784-4062 or 1-800-233-8928.
Sept. 15 and 23-24
"Project Management Essentials" - a three-session project management course provides essential concepts and basic techniques for working effectively in all stages of project management for new and experienced project managers, offered by Extended Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno. Held 1-8 p.m., and Sept. 23 to 24, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the university's Redfield Campus, 18600 Wedge Parkway, Reno. Course fee: $775, includes lunch Friday and Saturday. Registration and information: (775) 784-4062 or 1-800-233-8928.