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Business briefly: Carson High grad named partner at law firm

JoEtta Brown

Angela Bullentini, a native of Carson City and graduate of Carson High School, has been made a partner in the law firm of Kilpatrick, Adler, and Bullentini as of January.

Bullentini has practiced personal injury law under the direction of Charles Kilpatrick since 2007. Her two partners, Charles Kilpatrick and Ernest Adler, have served Carson City residents since 1975 and 1977.

Bullentini’s office, located at 412 N. Division St., is housed in the historic Norcross Building. She can be reached by calling 775-882-6112.

Brown elected executive VP of Alliance for Retired Americans

Gardnerville resident JoEtta Brown was elected executive vice president of the Alliance for Retired Americans at the recent Alliance for Retired Americans national membership convention in Las Vegas.

After 30 years of corporate banking experience and significant community involvement, Brown put her skills and interests to work with the Nevada Alliance for Retired Americans in 2007, working as its treasurer. She joined the Alliance Regional Board for the Western Region in 2010 and led trainings in the western states.

Brown was appointed to the Mayors Council under Mayor Bradley in Los Angeles where she conducted community block grant funding and urban development projects. She testified before the United States Congress regarding Affordable Housing and Urban Development and had her work referenced in the “Lending & Diversity” handbook used in the USC School of Business Management. She also assisted with the creation of a community-based bank and helped to write over 275 business plans.

Brown served as the governor of Soroptimist International of the Americas, Desert Coast Region. As a Douglas County Planning Commissioner, she helped to determine age standards for seniors, resulting in the first affordable housing project for seniors in the area.

Dollar General awards Boys & Girls Clubs in Yerington

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded Boys & Girls Clubs of Mason Valley in Yerington a literacy grant in the amount of $1,200 to support adult, family and summer literacy programs.

The award is part of over $6 million in grants awarded to approximately 700 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the 40 states the company serves. Since its inception in 1993, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded more than $92 million in grants to nonprofit organizations, helping more than five million individuals take their first steps toward literacy or continued education.

A complete list of grant recipients can be found at