Business briefs

Encore moves to new location in Carson

Encore women's clothing consignment store has moved to a new location on North Carson Street.

The store, formerly in downtown Carson City, is now located in the Frontier Plaza, 1921 N. Carson St., next to Essentially Yours beauty salon. Call 885-2595 for more information.

Carson City Toyota earns national award

Carson City Toyota has won the Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. President's Award for outstanding sales and service, the 21st time the dealership has received such an honor.

The President's Award pays homage to Toyota dealerships throughout the U.S. that achieve high standards of performance in all facets of the automotive dealer profession, including vehicle and parts sales, service and customer satisfaction.

Wisdom Audio expands headquarters

Wisdom Audio has expanded its corporate headquarters in Carson City to address increased production. A new product evaluation sound room has been integrated to train and educate domestic and international dealers on the Sage Series audio systems.

"Now, we have an in-house facility that will complement and expand upon the training sessions we are currently conducting by our field sales team on-site at our dealers' place of business," said Mark Glazier, Wisdom Audio president, in a press release.

For more information, visit or call 887-8850.

Legal survivor course

A one-day legal seminar conducted by the Nevada chapter of the National Association of Legal Secretaries will be on Friday, May 1 at the Gold Dust West. The class is designed to give all legal support staff a "survivor course" on working with the Nevada Supreme Court, discovery rules, law office ethics, liens, probate court updates, and improving your grammar skills. Contact Sharon Coates at 885-1896 or for more information.

WNC student wins BAWN award

The Builders Association of Western Nevada announced that Cody Cummings, a student at Western Nevada College, has been awarded the Edd P. Furgerson Memorial Scholarship. 

Cummings will use the scholarship for tuition and books to participate in the four-year construction degree program now offered at Western Nevada College and supported by BAWN. 

"I can't tell you how excited I was when I received the award letter for this scholarship," Cummings stated in a press release. "I look forward to becoming a partner with BAWN and helping to promote the construction industry in Nevada."

Currently the BAWN endowment fund is making available three $1,000 scholarships per year to students in this program.

For more information call 882-4353 or visit

First-time home buyers seminar

A seminar for first-time home buyers will be 5:30 - 7 p.m. Thursday, April 23 at Western Title Company, 2319 So. Carson St, Suite 5-B.

The free home-buying seminar is offered by Sheri Wilson of Prudential Nevada Realty, Janet Willson of Nevada Property Mortgage, and Donna Peacock of Western Title Company. The seminar will cover the advantages of buying over renting, new loan products for first- time buyers and the home buying and escrow process.

Space is limited. For reservations or more information, call 450-2657 or 790-0595.

RTIA unveils New Web Site

The Reno-Tahoe International Airport unveiled a new Web site today featuring a new flight-mapping tool. The Innovata tool helps travelers find flights by clicking on the city of their choice on an interactive map, which then displays a pop-up menu listing all the flight options from RTIA to that destination. Visit

Made in Nevada Marketplace

The Nevada Commission on Economic Development says 40 vendors have already signed on to display and sell their merchandise at the event May 13 at the Nevada State Library and Archives atrium in Carson City and seeks approval to add more vendors from a waiting list.


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