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Nevada wildland fire vendor workshops scheduled

By ThisIsReno

BLM NEWS RELEASE

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Nevada and the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest have scheduled six workshops for vendors who are interested in providing miscellaneous goods and services during the 2011 fire season. The workshops are designed to help local vendors interested in contracting with the federal government to support the work of wildland firefighters and will be held during February and March in communities around the state.

“Conducting business with local vendors helps local economies,” said BLM Acting State Fire Management Officer Paul Petersen.  “We want to encourage new and returning vendors to attend these workshops so they are ready to do business with us during the fire season.”

The workshops will be held at the following locations and times:

  • Winnemucca: February 10, 5-7 p.m. at the BLM Winnemucca District Office, 5100 East Winnemucca Blvd.  For additional information on this workshop, contact Irene Burkholder at (775) 623-1587.
  • Elko: February 12, 10 a.m.-noon at the BLM Elko District Office, 3900 E. Idaho Street. For additional information on this workshop, contact Jacky Anderson at (775) 753-0305.
  • Las Vegas: February 17, 5-7 p.m. at the BLM Southern Nevada District Office, 4701 North Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas.  For additional information on this workshop, contact Joe Majewski at (702) 515-5188.
  • Ely: February 19, 10 a.m.-noon at the BLM Ely District Office, 702 North Industrial Way.  For additional information on this workshop, contact Martha Braddock at (775) 289-1802.
  • Carson City: March 9, 5-7 p.m. at the BLM Carson District Office, 5565 Morgan Mill Road.  For additional information on this workshop, contact Jennifer Glancy at (775) 885-6123.
  • Reno/Sparks: March 23, 5-7 p.m. at the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest Office, 1200 Franklin Way, Sparks.  For additional information on this workshop, contact Jennifer Glancy at (775) 885-6123.

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