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Business briefly: Miles Construction brings on Patrick Carr

Patrick Carr

Miles Construction recently hired Patrick Carr as project manager. In this position, Carr will oversee all aspects of the construction process for projects he's assigned.

Carr brings a vast amount of experience to the Miles team, including several years as project manager for SGPA Architecture and Planning in San Diego where he led large projects such as Westfield's $125 million Plaza Bonita expansion and received an award of merit from the San Diego chapter of the American Institute of Architects for his work on the San Diego International Airport expansions. Carr also has several years of experience as West Coast Regional Project Manager for Petco Animal Supplies where he led new store builds, remodels, expansions and prototypes for the company.

For more information on Miles Construction, visit online, on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter, or call 775-246-3722.

Nonprofit serving seniors receives $5,000 grant

Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation, a nonprofit that offers Dream Flights to U.S. military veterans living in retirement communities and long-term care facilities, received a $5,000 grant from Vital Life Foundation.

AADF relies on donations, sponsorships, and grant money to fund the Dream Flights, which are provided free of charge.

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The volunteer crew travels the country year-round in one of three fully restored Boeing Stearman two-seater biplanes, the same aircraft military aviators used to train in during World War II. Dream Flight recipients strap on headsets and leather helmets and take to the skies at 1,000 feet for a 30-minute flight.

To learn more or to apply for a Dream Flight, visit http://www.agelessaviationdreams.org.