Week of July 15
Saint mary’s, reno fire department, stonegate and more
INCLINE AT TAHOE
Incline at Tahoe announced that it has officially rebranded its 20-year-old business to “Sun Bear Realty and Property Management”.
Sealed bids for the Backflow Compliance Project at Westergard Elementary School will be received by the Washoe County School District’s Purchasing Department located at The Brown Center 14101 Old Virginia Road until 2:00 p.m., on August 5, 2016 and will be publicly opened and read beginning at 2:00 p.m.
Scope of Work: Installation of Domestic, Irrigation and Fire Backflow Devices
Sierra Nevada Construction is requesting sub quotes from certified DBE subcontractors and suppliers for NDOT’s contract No. 3648 SR 399 in Pershing County. The bid date is July 21. Scope of work is cold milling and placing plantmix chip seal. They seeking suppliers for construction Area Signs; Traffic Control System; Portable Changeable Message Signs; Cold Plane Asphalt Concrete; Remove Pavement Markings; Erosion Control; Place Screenings; Asphalt Paving; Thermoplastic Traffic Stripe & Marking; and Painted Traffic Stripe & Marking; Bottom Dump Trucking; Truck Rental/ Broker; Trucker; Water Truck Rental; Sweeping; Construction Equipment Rental; and Heavy Equipment Rental. All bid items are available and when practical, will be split apart to assist in bidding.
Southwest Airlines announced a new seasonal air service flying non-stop once a week from Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) to Dallas Love Field (DAL) from Jan. 7 to March 4, 2017. The new flight will depart Dallas Love Field at 11 a.m. and land in Reno at 12:30 in the afternoon. It will depart Reno at 11 a.m. and land in Dallas at 4:05 p.m.
The Love Feld service is the 11th new flight announcement by Reno-Tahoe International in the past 14 months.
Dermody Properties recently broke ground on a 546,000-square-foot industrial facility in Shepherdsville, Ky. Known as LogistiCenter at 480, this new bulk warehouse and distribution center will feature e-commerce-compliant design, including 36 feet of clear height, 49 dock doors, expandable to 99 dock doors, 63 trailer stalls and 320 car parking stalls. Construction is expected to be complete in late 2016.
Saint Mary’s Medical Group has officially announced a new, full-service pharmacy at the Robb Drive Medical Campus, located at 6255 Sharlands Avenue. The pharmacy will be open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and weekends from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saint Mary’s has also expanded their imaging services to offer mammography services at the Robb Drive Medical Campus location.
On June 22nd, 2016 the Northern Nevada Development Authority and the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada announced the formation of the Western Manufacturing Alliance (WMA), an alliance of manufacturers, for manufacturers, and led by manufacturers to support next generation manufacturing. On July 7, the second set of round tables was held at the NNDA office in Carson City to continue discussions aimed at identifying key issues facing all manufacturers in the state.
Meadowood Mall, a Simon property, announced that, through continued efforts to increase shopper safety in the face of severe weather, the centers were awarded the designations of being “StormReady®” and ”Weather-Ready Nation Ambassadors™” by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Weather Service.
Pro Group Captive Management Services, Inc. has been named the top winner as the Best of the Best in Finance at the Acquisition International’s annual “America’s Most Outstanding Firms” Awards. The prestigious Business Excellence Awards highlight and celebrate the outstanding performance and results achieved for their clients by the leading firms across the corporate world, despite working within increasingly competitive markets and challenging economic times.
Orangetheory Fitness announced the opening of their Reno studio located at 8056 S. Virginia Street, Suite 1.
StoneGate, a 10-year build-out, multi-phased master planned community located within the City of Reno, submitted plans on July 11 for a Master Plan Amendment and Planned Unit Development Handbook. This newly proposed community is located in northwest Reno near Peavine Mountain.
The Rotary Club of Reno (Downtown) celebrates its 100th birthday Monday, Aug. 1 with a special dinner event at the Atlantis Casino & Resort. Rotary International President John Germ will be the special guest speaker for the event, which is open to the public. Reservations are available through the club’s website at http://www.renorotary.org.
RENO FIRE DEPARTMENT
The Reno Fire Department recognized the successful completion of its 12-week Recruit Academy by 16 recruits who will transition into probationary firefighters. This is the second graduating class of 2016. The Reno Fire Department received about 750 firefighter applications for this recruitment period. 31 new firefighters have joined the Reno Fire Department this year after graduating from the recruit academy. They are the first new hires for the department in nearly eight years.
In early 2016, Nevada Urban Indians, Inc. opened its doors in northern Nevada, not only to the Native American community, but to the general public as well. NUI is a non-profit organization that provides healthcare and community services. These include primary care, immunizations, a victim services program (domestic violence), substance abuse and mental health counseling, family support social services, and an educational program.
Laura Zander of Jimmy Beans Wool is the keynote speaker at the July 29th WIN breakfast meeting. The sponsor of the July breakfast is Adlington Eye Center on behalf of Canine Rehabilitation Center and Sanctuary. For more information, please visit http://www.winevada.com.
For the sixth year in a row, Renown Regional Medical Center was honored by the American Heart Association (AHA) for high quality heart care.
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa’s Atlantis Steakhouse and Bistro Napa have both received the prestigious Wine Spectator Magazine’s Award of Excellence. Wine Spectator’s Restaurant Wine List Awards recognize restaurants whose wine lists offer interesting selections, are appropriate to their cuisine, and appeal to a wide range of wine lovers.
A&K EARTH MOVERS
A&K Earth Movers, Inc. is requesting for Sub Quotes from certified DBE Sub’s and Suppliers for the following project: Contract #3648 SR 399, Pershing County Nevada Department of Transportation Bid Date: July 21, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.
All sub bids are required 48 prior to bid date. Seeking Subs & Suppliers for the following: Cold Milling, Asphalt, Striping, Trucking, Erosion Control and Traffic Control. Email: email@example.com
The Nevada Department of Transportation began heavy construction to improve and extend the Parkway to connect Interstate 80 and U.S. 50. The $75.9 million project by design-build contractor Ames Construction is expected to complete in late 2017, opening the new USA Parkway extension to traffic. Project information is available at http://www.usaparkway.com or by dialing (775) 888-7000.
GBS Enterprises is holding a hiring event on Tuesday, July 19 from 9:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event will be held at Reno JobConnect located at 4001 South Virginia St., Suite H. Positions include administrative assistant, customer service, junior accountant, shipping clerks, industrial sewer, procurement specialist and customer service manger.
Noble Studios’ community outreach program, Noble Deeds, which annually donates hundreds of hours of pro bono digital services to one northern Nevada nonprofit in need, has selected Safe Haven Wildlife Sanctuary as its 2016 recipient. Learn more about Noble Deeds at http://www.noblestudios.com/company/noble-deeds/.
Small businesses, those firms with fewer than 100 employees, added 19,000 jobs in the fourth quarter of 2015, totaling 596,000 in employment. This represents the second consecutive quarter in which small business employment stands at a record-high. During the final three months of 2014, small business employment registered at 577,000. Prior to the recession, small business employment peaked at just over 585,000 in the fourth quarter of 2007. As the downturn unfolded, jobs fell to 510,000. NEVADA HOUSING DIVISION
The Nevada Housing Division has launched a new website, http://www.homeispossi blenv.org, to showcase Home Is Possible (HIP) programs that offer homebuyer grants to low and middle-income Nevadans.
Eldorado Resorts, Inc. will report its 2016 second quarter financial results after the market closes on Thursday, August 4, 2016. The company will host a conference call and webcast at 4:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, August 4, 2016 to review the results.
To access the conference call, dial 719-325-2361, conference ID 4541657. Participants can also access a live webcast of the call through the “Events & Presentations” section of Eldorado’s website at http://www.eldoradoresorts.com/.
SonoCiné, based in Reno, released 3D multiplanar reconstruction software to improve breast cancer detection. This new software package augments the high-resolution transverse imaging SonoCiné is known for. Once an area of suspicion has been identified using SonoCiné AWBUS, users of the new 3D software will be able to apply whole breast multiplanar reconstruction to further investigate the region. The 3D view shows the area being interrogated from all three planes — coronal, transverse and sagittal.
In all, 47 people and projects that showcase the best of Northern Nevada’s building and development community earned BANN-ER Awards at the 23rd annual event on Nov. 15.