United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra (UWNNS) has announced it has moved its operation to 639 Isbell Rd., in Reno. UWNNS will occupy 4,443 square feet in suite 460 of the four-story office building. UWNNS has spent the last 16 years at its location at 811 Ryland St., in Reno.
Although UWNNS is giving up traditional office space in the their new location, they are trading it for additional conference room space that will help them with partner and community outreach efforts. The new location will feature a 1,057 square foot “Community Room” that holds up to 60 people and can be used for meetings, conferences and events for its community partners, non profits and other local organizations. UWNNS envisions that this conference room will be a strategic resource for the community that will allow people to engage with one another with the goal of building a better community. The “Community Room” will be fully furnished and functional in the near future.
“It was UWNNS and our board’s vision of creating a space that allows to help build a better community by bringing together cross sector leaders and interested individuals to work together in order to solve community problems in our three focus areas of health, financial stability and education,” said Karen Barsell, CEO and President of UWNNS. “Our new location offers ample parking and easy access to the building helping to make it a desirable location for us to link the community’s will and resources to improve lives.”
The new UWNNS location also has a smaller meeting space that will help serve the same purpose. Each of the two meeting spaces will have improved technology to provide education and training allowing UWNNS and its partners to address community issues.