Business briefs

Dayton Valley Sports Expo canceled

The Dayton Valley Sports Expo, scheduled for Sept. 17-20 has been canceled.

The event was coordinated by the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce, and was canceled due to lack of vendor participation. Expo questions should be directed to Susan Skaggs, executive director, at 775-246-7909.

Mayor to address Chamber breakfast

Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell will speak at the Carson City Chamber of Commerce's "Changing Community" breakfast at

8 a.m. Sept. 16 at the

Carson Nugget.

Also in attendance will be city supervisors Pete Livermore and Shelly Aldean, and City Manager Larry Werner.

Cost is $20. For more information, call 882-1565.

Chamber's monthly mixer at Red's

The Carson City Chamber of Commerce will have its monthly mixer at Red's Old 395 Grill at 5 p.m. Sept. 16. The event is free, and a good place to network with other business professionals.

For more information, call 882-1565.

NBC September breakfast meeting

The next monthly Nevada Business Connections breakfast meeting will be on Thursday, Sept. 17 at 8 a.m. at the Carson Nugget.

This breakfast features two speakers: D. J. Whittemore of Western Nevada College and College World Series coach, will present "Developing Tomorrow's Leaders."

Guy Rocha, Nevada State archivist emeritus, will present "Nevada Classic Stories."

Doors open at 7:30 a.m. Cost is $20 for members and $25 for guests. RSVP to NBC at 775-882-8306 or kris@nevadabusinesscon

NBC welcomes 20 new members

Nevada Business Connections has 20 new members that joined the business development organization in the last two months.

The 20 new commitments include: Center Point Corporate Services - Alan Tiras/Lisa Gallaway; Alliance Business Appraisal; LLC - Toby Tatum; Central Sierra Construction - Steve Witfield, Douglas Gorgen (developer) - Doug Gorgen; Micromanipulator, Inc. - Michael S. Jackson; City of Fernley - Greg Evangelatos; Economic & Business Development Consultant - Bob Shriver; Nevada Works - Thomas Fitzgerald, Carson Nugget - Star Anderson; Fundis Co. Trucking - Ed Meyer; Gilmore Coons Real Estate Group - Chad Coons; MC-21 - Dr. David Schuster; Digiprint - David Spillers, Slot World - Jeff Smeath; U.S. Small Business Administration - David Leonard; Storey County - Pat Whitten / Dean Haymore / "Bum" Hess / Bob Kershaw; UNR College of Agriculture - Tom Harris; Ware Consulting - Aaron and Heather Ware; Ziehm Medical, LLC - John Dunn; Nevada Premier Properties - Sharon Swanson.

NBC is a business recruitment and expansion organization serving the Capital Region that includes Carson, Douglas, Lyon and Storey Counties.

Krolicki to deliver State of the Economy

Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki will be the keynote speaker for the Northern Nevada Development Authority's State of the Economy event on Sept. 30 at the Carson Nugget.

Krolicki will share the successes of the state's economic development efforts in recent months within the Sierra region. He will emphasize Nevada's ongoing strengths while also highlighting the resources Nevada has available to businesses.

Also speaking will be Michael Skaggs, executive director of the Nevada Commission on Economic Development, and Rob Hooper, NNDA executive director.

The event takes place from 4-7 p.m. and is free to the public. For questions, call 775-883-4413 or visit

New faces introduced at Mount Rose resort

Mount Rose hired new Food & Beverage Manager Thomas Monarrez and public relations/Web Manager Kayla Anderson in August 2009.

Monarrez is originally from Sacramento, Calif., but has been in the Reno/Sparks area since 1974. He served six years in the military and has been at the Golden Tavern Group as the Regional Operations Manager for the past five years.

"I'm very excited to be here and expand our horizons with catering and on-site events, as well as bring our guests new and exciting menu options," Monarrez said.

Anderson is originally from Redding, Calif. but has lived in Incline Village, for the past two years. She worked at Diamond Peak Ski Resort as the marketing coordinator before joining the Mount Rose team as the Web manager.

"I'm eager to promote the new Slide Lodge and publish information about Mount Rose specials, deals, and events on," Anderson said. "I also can't wait to try the chutes this season!"

Also, former administration assistant Susan Hahn has been promoted to office manager. Hahn has been with Mount Rose for six years and is known as the voice of the snow phone.

For information about the Food & Beverage Department, please contact (775) 849-0704 x229. To contact the Marketing Department, please call (775) 849-0704 x217.

Supervisory Skills workshops offered

The-6 session workshop entitled Supervisory Skills I is being offered in Carson City for the last time this year from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Thursdays from Sept. 10 through Oct. 15 at Casino Fandango, 3800 Carson St.

Topics include: Leading & Managing, Employment Law, Wage & Hour, Substance Abuse in the Workplace, Discipline & Discharge, Workplace Environment (avoiding harassment /discrimination & valuing diversity), and Performance Management & Reviews.

Fees are $275 for Nevada Association of Employers members or $425 for non-members.

Participants should register online at or call Carol A. Eastwick at 329-4241.


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