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EWomen Network event 5-7 p.m. at Tamarack Junction, 13101 S. Virginia St. Randi Thompson will share tips on how to gain extra exposure for your business. The cost is $45 for guests and $35 for members. Register by calling 853-2120.


Tech Thursdays networking event from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Reno Tahoe Tech Center, 10315 Professional Circle, on Double R Boulevard off of South Meadows Parkway, past Washoe Medical Center. For information, visit The event is sponsored by Twelve Horses, Morrison University and Trans World Health Services. They will provide appetizers and a hosted bar for the first hour.

Jan. 17

Builders’ Association of Western Nevada 2006 annual installation of officers and awards banquet at the Piñon Plaza Resort, 2171 William Street in Carson City. RSVP before Friday to 882-4353. Cocktails begin at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. The event is black tie optional. The cost: $35 for members, $45 for nonmembers.

Jan. 18

The Sierra Nevada ARMA Chapter seminar on taxonomies and electronic-records systems presented by Brian Tuemmler, electronic-records management consultant, from 2:30-4 p.m. in the Sparks Police Department training room, 1701 E. Prater Way. To RSVP, contact Pat Norman at

Jan. 21

Grand opening of All About Yoga, 343 Fairview Drive, Suite 204, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free classes in yoga, tai chi and meditation and refreshments. Jim Eaglesmith and Beloved Choir will perform world rhythms and chants and devotional group singing. Call the studio at 882-8887.

Jan. 25

The 14th annual Directions 2006, Northern Nevada’s largest economic forum at the Reno Hilton, will address national business trends and their impact on Northern Nevada business owners. More than 1,000 local business owners, senior level executives and anyone interested in the growth, development and sustainability of their business can attend. Co-hosted by EDAWN and the Reno-Sparks Chamber of Commerce. For information, contact 829-3706 or

Jan. 30-Feb. 3

“Management of Slot Operations,” a five-day gaming management course offered by Extended Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno. Sessions are at the university’s Continuing Education Building, 1041 N. Virginia St., Reno. Course fee: $2,500, includes lodging, breakfasts, lunches and one group dinner; or $2,250, without lodging, includes orientation breakfast, lunches and one group dinner. Registration and information: 784-4062 or 1-800-233-8928. For more about Extended Studies gaming courses, go to

n To have a business event listed in the weekly calendar contact reporter Becky Bosshart at or 881-1212.