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2nd annual Bubbles, BBQ & Business Recognition Dinner, Aug. 31



CARSON CITY, Nev.Join Northern Nevada Development Authority (NNDA) in welcoming the new and expanded companies to the Sierra Region at the 2nd annual “Bubbles, BBQ & Business Recognition Dinner” Aug. 31 at 5:30 p.m. at the Supper Club at Genoa Lakes Golf & Country Club in Genoa, Nev. This recognition dinner will showcase six expanded companies and 12 new companies that have located in the Sierra Region during the past year. Combined, these companies add more than 550 new jobs to the region, as well as an estimated 600 seasonal workers, with a first year economic impact of more than $60 million.

“The primary focus of the ‘Bubbles, BBQ & Business Recognition Dinner’ program is networking,” Rob Hooper, executive director of NNDA, said.  “We want to introduce these new-to-the-region companies to our investors and community leaders while enjoying a relaxing social evening. It’s all about welcoming and getting to know our new business residents and also saying thank you to those existing companies who experienced growth this past year. We believe connecting our investors and business community to celebrate this great economic news is vitally important.”

Companies to be recognized include:

NEW TO THE SIERRA REGION:                                           

Benco Dental Supply – Storey County

BioFilm Management, Inc. – Douglas County

EMCO High Voltage Corporation – Douglas County

GSI Commerce Solutions – Storey County

Laco, Inc. – Washoe County                                                   

Nevada Copper Inc. – Lyon County

NO. NV. Laborers’ Training Center – Storey County

Richmond Mining / Nevada Iron – Churchill County

Scougal Rubber Corporation – Storey County

SureFire LLC – Washoe County

Tech Spec – Douglas County

Toys “R” Us – Storey County


Comstock Mining, Inc. – Lyon & Storey Counties

Continuum Packing Solutions – Douglas County

F&M Mafco – Lyon County

James Hardie – Storey County

North Sails Nevada – Douglas County

Rod Hall Events – Storey County

This year’s dinner will be at the beautiful Genoa Lakes Golf & Country Club, 1 Genoa Lakes Drive in Genoa, Nev.  The event begins at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 31. Cost is $60 per person. Tables are available for groups of ten. The event sold out last year, so advance registration is required by August 26 by calling 775-883-4413 or online at www.NNDA.org/events.aspx.  Visa, MasterCard and American Express accepted.

Sponsors of this year’s recognition dinner include:  Nevada Appeal, Southwest Gas, AT&T, Carson Nugget, Nevada State Bank, Carson Tahoe Regional Healthcare, Charter Business, Heritage Bank, Miles Construction, Monarch Direct and Shaheen Beauchamp Builders.  Sponsorship opportunities still available by contacting NNDA at 775-883-4413.

Additional information about NNDA and resources available for relocation and expansion as well as business assistance services may be found online at www.nnda.org or by calling 775-883-4413 directly.

NNDA’s mission is to facilitate the recruitment of new business and industry and the retention and expansion of existing businesses.  NNDA’s vision is to secure an abundant and sustainable economy for Nevada where all residents have the opportunity to grow, prosper and realize their financial goals.

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