Harley-Davidson Financial Services' motorcycle raffle raises money for cancer center

A business can contribute to the community in its own unique way, and Harley-Davidson Financial Services of Carson City has done that.

The business donated a Limited Edition 2005 Sportster XL 1200C valued at more than $13,000 to benefit the Carson Tahoe Cancer Center. Raffle tickets are $20 and all proceeds from the raffle will go to the cancer center.

The drawing will be held Nov. 12 at the community open house for the Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center on Medical Parkway. You can see the motorcycle on display at Sharkey's Casino in Gardnerville.

Raffle tickets are available at Sharkey's Casino, Carson Valley Golf Course, Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce, Carson-Tahoe Hospital Cancer Resource Center and the Carson-Tahoe Hospital Gift Shop. For information, call Pam Graber at 883-3308.

The cancer center broke ground in February 2005 and construction is expected to be completed in early 2006.

The See Center, 2874 N. Carson St., Suite 200, will host a free vision screening for children May 27 from noon until 5 p.m. by appointment only. To make an appointment, call 887-8866.

The Carson Valley Inn has added wireless, high-speed Internet access availability for all hotel and motor lodge rooms plus all RV resort sites. The wireless access is available in one- or 24-hour increments. The Carson Valley Inn is on U.S. Highway 395 in Minden.

Laurie Hancock joined New York Life as a financial services professional. Hancock has lived in Carson City for more than 15 years. Her new office is at 307 W. Winnie Lane, No. 3.

Sperry Van Ness completed the sale of Crystal Bay Plaza Offices, a 7,442-square-foot building, to a Reno based private investor for $1.6 million. The property is at 10 Stateline Road in Crystal Bay.

Derrick Parish of Sperry Van Ness Gold Dust Commercial Associates in Reno represented both the buyer and the seller, an Austin, Texas-based private investor. Parish said the buyer is a Reno casino owner and real estate developer.

Brad Woodring has joined Sierra Pacific Power Co.'s Economic Development Department as the economic development executive. He has responsibility for helping attract new companies to Northern Nevada, specifically the rural Nevada areas.

PC-Doctor chose KAHL to furnish their continuing expansion office in Reno. Over the past three years KAHL has been widely recognized by Northern Nevada leading organization's leader in office furniture planning, supply and management services.

The Nevada Minority Business Council has named MGM MIRAGE its Corporation of the Year to recognize the organization's contributions to corporate diversity. This was the second consecutive year MGM MIRAGE was honored with this award. Additionally, Kenyatta Lewis, supplier diversity manager, received the Community Relations Advocate of the Year award.

n Contact reporter Becky Bosshart at bbosshart@nevadaappeal.com or 881-1212.


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