Bank establishes community partnership to help children in crisis

Several smaller companies are moving into facilities at the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center such as the Riverview One flex building owned by Vince Griffith's Reno Cattle Co.

Griffith said the Riverview One structure has six 5,000-square-foot bays, and that he has leased three of the bays to Northern Nevada Rebar and another single bay to Triple A Carpet. Both companies are presently in Sparks.

Sugerarbo Soto, owner of Triple A Carpet said they would be moving the entire operation to TRI. They sell and install carpets and other floor coverings.

The 15,000-square-feet area occupied by Northern Nevada Rebar will be an expanded production facility. The company will maintain its facility in Sparks. The company purchases rebar and then cuts it to meet the specifications of its customers.

Griffith is about to begin construction of a second 30,000-square-foot flex building with the same configuration of six 5,000-square-foot bays to be called Riverview Two.

Signup deadline for seminar on advertising by NNDA is today

Northern Nevada Development Authority presents "The Power of Advertising" 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursday at the NNDA office, 704 W. Nye Lane, Suite 201. Open to NNDA members only. Cost is $15 per person. Payment and RSVP are required by Monday by contacting or 883-4413.

Discussion on sexual harassment and gender inequity Thursday

Commercial Real Estate Women's Network of Northern Nevada will host a panel discussion on sexual harassment and gender inequity 11 a.m. -1 p.m. Thursday at the Peppermill. The panel will cover basic issues, such as the definition of sexual harassment, its prevalence in Northern Nevada and the nation, as well as useful applications, such as what to do if you are a victim or you learn of an associate's situation. The cost for the is $20 for CREW members and $35 for future members and friends. For information, visit or contact 888-6168.

Women's network hosts holiday event

"eWomenNetwork" hosts a Business Women's Holiday Shopping & Networking Extravaganza at Tannenbaum Event Center 5-8 p.m. Nov. 14. Informal networking begins at 4:30 p.m. Cost is $35 for members and $45 for future members. Price goes up to $55 Nov. 11. Contact 853-2120 or go online at

Three added to Contractors Board's most wanted list

Jamie David Brennan, Jeri Dean Franchini and Rodney Lee Pursley have been added to the Nevada State Contractors Board's Ten Most Wanted in Northern Nevada.

Brennan is wanted on two Reno Justice Court misdemeanors of contracting without a license and advertising without a license.

Franchini is wanted on a gross misdemeanor for use of a false license and a misdemeanor of contracting without a license, both from Reno Justice Court.

Pursley is wanted on two misdemeanors counts of failure to comply after conviction of contracting without a license.

To assist in prosecuting illegal contracting, the Nevada State Contractors Board has launched an online "Ten Most Wanted." The person(s) listed on the Nevada State Contractors Board Ten Most Wanted Web site and in press releases have not been convicted of the charges and are presumed innocent.

Consumers can verify contractors' licenses and obtain helpful tips for working with contractors by calling 688-1141. Licenses can be verified 24 hours a day by logging on to

Mining company earns incentive for energy savings

Round Mountain Gold Corp. has earned a $202,824 Sure Bet incentive from Sierra Pacific Power Co. for investing in energy conservation at its gold mining operation about 50 miles north of Tonopah.

The payment was made through a utility program that offers financial incentives to commercial electric customers for being more energy efficient. The incentive is the largest that's been paid to a customer in Sierra Pacific Power's service area.

To qualify for the rebate, the mining company upgraded 1,600 fluorescent lights at the company's administration building and assay laboratory to more energy efficient models. Round Mountain also installed new digital controls on three of the mine's huge electric-powered shovels that allow operators to vary the amount of electricity used to run the equipment, which changes depending on the motion and use of the shovels.

Carson River Community Bank, giving away the bank

For three months, beginning Monday, Carson River Community Bank is offering a specially designed savings bank to depositors opening one or more new accounts and meeting the minimum deposit requirement. Actual postal box doors from U.S. post offices in Nevada were used in the construction of the banks.

Besides the traditional savings account, most banks offer a variety of vehicles for short-term and long-range saving and investing, including money market accounts and CDs (certificates of deposit).

For details about the "Give Away the Bank" offer, call 783-3224.


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