Business news & notes

After its third Board of Directors meeting today, the newly formed business development organization Nevada Business Connections (NBC) is now open for business. The nonprofit business recruitment group has offices located at 3535A Arrowhead Drive. For more information, call Kris Holt at 771-5747.

Last week, the state of Nevada kicked-off "Invest in America Week" with events in Carson City and Las Vegas. U.S. Commerce Department's Deputy Assistant Secretary Holly Vineyard addressed Nevada officials and members of the public at Taiyo America. She spoke about the significance of foreign investment to the U.S.

Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller spoke about the impact of foreign investment for the state - the total investment for property, plant and equipment being more than $7 billion.

Nevada Comstock Communications now has now has its fiber-optic communication network in the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center up and running. It is the only true 100-percent fiber optic system, from the provider to the premise of he client, of its kind in Nevada, according to the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center.

Upcoming events


Bodines Casino ribbon cutting and grand opening will be at 4 p.m. at the corner of Clear Creek Road and Highway 395. For more information, call the Carson City Chamber of Commerce at 882-1565.


Carson City Chamber mixer for Computer Corps. Tour the business. For more information about this event, call the Carson City Chamber of Commerce.


Ribbon cutting for Joanie's Creekside Cafe at 5:30 p.m. Celebration for the new meeting facility. For more information, call the Carson City Chamber of Commerce at 882-1565.

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