Nevadan Jeanne Karadanis Elected to NCJFCJ Board of Directors

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has elected Jeanne Karadanis, a lifelong humanitarian, to the Board of Directors.

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) has elected Jeanne Karadanis, a lifelong humanitarian, to the Board of Directors. “Jeanne is committed to help make the world a better place,” said Judge Peggy H. Walker, NCJFCJ President. “Her work and philanthropy in our hometown headquarters of northern Nevada will bring knowledgeable insights and expertise … [Read more...]

Nevada State Bank recognized as a top business lender by Small Business Administration

At the 2015 SBA Small Business Awards, the Nevada Small Business Administration awarded Nevada State Bank the following Lender of the Year awards.

Bob Hart receives Small Business Lifetime Advocate of the Year award LAS VEGAS – At the 2015 SBA Small Business Awards, the Nevada Small Business Administration awarded Nevada State Bank the following Lender of the Year awards:  Silver – 7(a) Loan Production Bronze – 3rd Party Loan Production  The 7(a) Loan Program is the most frequently used financing program for … [Read more...]

FAA Streamlines COAs for UAS Test Sites

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LAS VEGAS – The Federal Aviation Administration has made it simpler for the six unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test sites to conduct research by giving them “blanket” authorizations to fly public aircraft operations throughout the National Airspace System at or below 200 feet. "Today's FAA announcement is great news for the future of Nevada's UAS Test Site effort," said Tom … [Read more...]

The PENTA Building Group Continues Workforce Expansion with New Staff Members

LAS VEGAS – The PENTA Building Group, a leading commercial contractor with offices in multiple states, announced recently it has hired 21 new staff members in Nevada and California, many filling leadership and executive positions. The company has also announced three new promotions. PENTA’s new hires in Nevada include: Bob Gaus, Project Executive With more than 35 … [Read more...]

Family Owned Business Awards Announced

Several hundred nominations were received, detailing the accomplishments and the history of family owned businesses in Nevada.

RENO – Winners have been announced for the fifth annual Family Owned Business Awards, presented by Nevada Business Magazine and sponsored by Nevada State Bank. Several hundred nominations were received, detailing the accomplishments and the history of family owned businesses in Nevada. Judges then narrowed the entries down to 60 finalists in 10 different categories, … [Read more...]

Holland & Hart Launches Free Entrepreneur Education Series ‘Law on Tap’ to Support New and Growing Reno Businesses

RENO, Nev. — Holland & Hart, Nevada’s largest full-service law firm, will launch its inaugural six-part series called “Law on Tap” on May 27 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Holland & Hart offices in Reno. “Law on Tap” gives local entrepreneurs and small business owners the opportunity to learn from Holland & Hart attorneys how to navigate the fundamental legal and … [Read more...]

Reno-Based Trinity Applied Internet Moves into New Headquarters

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RENO, NV -  Trinity Applied Internet announced a new location for their headquarters at 595 Double Eagle Court, Suite 2001 in Reno. The move keeps Trinity central to manufacturers and addresses the need for increased capacity. "We were bursting at the seams in our previous office, and with an expanding team of new developers, we really needed more space," said Erin Anderson, … [Read more...]

Education: The Key to Success

Education affects more than workforce, more than the economic development that comes as a result of the talents and training of employees.

A high school graduate, entering the workforce in Southern Nevada directly after graduation, earns on average $6,000 more annually than a non-graduate. At a very basic level, that’s the effect of education on the economy. Education affects more than workforce, more than the economic development that comes as a result of the talents and training of employees and more than the … [Read more...]

Death and Taxes: With Some Revision, Sandoval’s Tax Hikes Not Necessary

In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” — Benjamin Franklin Had Benjamin Franklin been living in 21st century Nevada, his famous quote might have read something like this: In Nevada, nothing seems certain, except death and tax increases. It appears that — regardless of who is elected, which party holds the majority, or how hard those in … [Read more...]

Around the State: May 2015

LandWell Company Donates 14-acres to Lake Mead Christian Academy The LandWell Company, developer of the 2,200 acre master planned community Cadence, has donated 14-acres of the community to the Lake Mead Christian Academy to accommodate the school’s expansion. The school, which was founded in 1989, begins construction immediately and is expected to open for the 2016 school … [Read more...]

Business Indicators: May 2015

Business Indicators: May 2015

The “third” estimate for fourth quarter 2014 shows U.S. real gross domestic product increasing at an annualized rate of 2.2 percent. Compared to the “second” estimate, personal consumption expenditures increased more, but were offset by smaller changes in private inventories. Nonresidential fixed investment, residential investment, and state and local government spending also … [Read more...]

Judge Lori A. Dumas Honored by the NCJFCJ For Significant Work in Sex Trafficking

Judge Dumas is first recipient of the NCJFCJ Innovator of the Year Award

Judge Dumas is first recipient of the NCJFCJ Innovator of the Year Award The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) announces the first-ever recipient of the NCJFCJ Justice Innovation Awards Innovator of the Year to the Honorable Judge Lori A. Dumas, Philadelphia family court judge and presiding judge of the WRAP Court: Working to Restore Adolescents’ … [Read more...]

The Children’s Cabinet Offers Parenting Education Workshops in Washoe County at No Cost to Families

RENO, NV – Parent education plays a critical part in helping families build and maintain healthy relationships with their children, promoting a better future for each child. The Children’s Cabinet is an excellent resource in Washoe County, offering parenting education workshops at no cost to families, in both English and Spanish. The Children’s Cabinet uses evidence-based … [Read more...]

RenOpen Streets Joins the Line-Up of Large Events in Reno

The global open streets movement comes to Reno Saturday, October 17, 2015 for RenOpen Streets.

Participants jog, dance, bike or play through a one and one-half mile closed route RENO, Nev. — The global open streets movement comes to Reno Saturday, October 17, 2015 for RenOpen Streets. The free event, which promotes a healthy community through good air quality, active lifestyles and a booming local economy, closes down one and one-half miles of streets to vehicles and … [Read more...]

US Small Business Administration Presents Entrepreneurial Spirit Award to NCET’s Dave Archer

The Nevada District office of the SBA has selected NCET’s Dave Archer as the 2015 recipient of the Entrepreneurial Spirit Award.

RENO, Nev. — The Nevada District office of the US Small Business Administration (SBA) has selected NCET’s Dave Archer as the 2015 recipient of the Entrepreneurial Spirit Award.  This award is presented to the person who “has shown initiative, collaboration and leadership in fostering the development of small businesses in Nevada in the areas of education, financing, mentoring … [Read more...]

NCJFCJ and UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Provide Updates and Recent Developments in Adoption & Family Law

Reno, Nev. – The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) and the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law conducted an informative summit on recent developments in adoption and family law in April 2015. The Honorable Justice Nancy Saitta, Supreme Court of Nevada, and the Honorable Judge Michael Nash (ret.), Los Angeles County Superior Court, were expert … [Read more...]

EMPLOYERS Chief Information Officer Richard Hallman Named Technologist of the Year by Nevada’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology

Hallman will accept the award from Mayor Hillary Schieve at the 2015 NCET Awards Dinner at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa on Thursday, April 9, 2015.

RENO, Nev. - Nevada’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (NCET) has recognized Richard P. Hallman, executive vice president and chief information officer of EMPLOYERS (NYSE:EIG), America’s small business insurance specialist, as Technologist of the Year. Hallman will accept the award from Mayor Hillary Schieve at the 2015 NCET Awards Dinner at the Atlantis Casino Resort … [Read more...]

Dermody Properties Starts Construction on Las Vegas Industrial Facility

Dermody Properties started construction on LogistiCenter Cheyenne in the Interstate 15 corridor of Las Vegas.

Construction Starts on Warehouse/Distribution Facility in North Las Vegas Submarket Dermody Properties has started construction on LogistiCenter Cheyenne, a 381,804 SF distribution facility on 20 acres in the Interstate 15 corridor of Las Vegas. LogistiCenter Cheyenne is located at 4025 East Cheyenne Avenue, two miles east of Interstate 15. The key West Coast markets of Los … [Read more...]