Business happenings

"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.; 8 a.m.-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.-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. 21

American Marketing Association's insider's forum will feature the executive directors of Hot August Nights and Artown, providing an opportunity for members and guests to learn from the marketing success of these events; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Harrah's Reno Casino. The cost is $16 for AMA members and students; $26 for non-members; $10 additional at the door. RSVP by Sept. 19 by calling 786-3030 or e-mailing

The Commercial Real Estate Women's Network of Northern Nevada's luncheon will feature Frederick Steinmann, who will deliver an update on the University of Nevada Reno's master plan and retail study. For information on membership, contact Katie Morrison at 355-8828 or Andie Wilson at 888-6168. For reservations to attend the luncheon, contact Autumn Corey at or 888-6160.

Sept. 22

Westwall Militaria grand opening at 412 N. Curry St. The ribbon cutting will take place at 4 p.m. and the entire house will be open for touring until 6 p.m. Fresh baked cookies and tea will be served. Westwall sells military antiques and collectibles. It mainly specializes in World War II and World War I items, but it also carries Civil War and some modern items.

Oct. 1

Lo Piccolo Beauty Fountain & Day Spa grand opening at 725 Basque Way, Suite 4, from noon to 3 p.m. Grand opening includes three-minute massages and facials, nail touch-ups and gift bags filled with Redken and Pureology product samples.

Oct. 4

The Nevada Commission on Tourism free classes in the Hawthorne Convention Center, 932 E St., on marketing, media relations and international tourism from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For information call 687-4322.

Oct. 5

Northern Nevada Development Authority membership mixer at the Nevada Appeal, 580 Mallory Way, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 6

Third Annual Northern Nevada Development Authority Business & Tech Expo at the Nevada Appeal, 580 Mallory Way, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The expo showcases regional businesses and manufacturers and features breakout sessions led by leaders discussing issues important to the business and industrial community. For information call 883-4413.


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