Non-Profit Spotlight: Veterans Guest House

Non-Profit Spotlight: Veterans Guest House

by Noreen Leary & Melissa Davis, Veterans Guest House What is the Veterans Guest House? The Veterans Guest House is a nonprofit organization which provides United States military service veterans and their families temporary overnight accommodations when receiving treatment at a medical facility in the Reno-Sparks area. The people we serve fall into three categories: [...]

Non-Profit Spotlight: STEP2

Non-Profit Spotlight: STEP2

What is STEP2? STEP2 is a private, local non-profit located in Reno, Nevada.  This organization was started in Reno and is the only STEP2 in the country; they are not part of a national affiliation.  STEP2’s vision is to save lives and restore families by providing comprehensive, coordinated services related to the treatment and recovery [...]

Mindy’s Dentistry: Uniquely Yours

Mindy’s Dentistry: Uniquely Yours

Last summer, Mindy Fugett’s close friend, Dr. Katy Wallace, passed away. While Mindy was helping her family and volunteering in the office, she realized how much she enjoyed treating her patients. She also admired the amount of hard work and dedication Dr. Wallace had put into the practice itself. After much thought and consideration, Mindy [...]

Made With Love, From Their Family To Yours

Made With Love, From Their Family To Yours

by Cheree Boteler Donna Amato had no idea that her first-place wins at the Nevada State Fair in 1996 and again in 2010 would become something much, much bigger. After her second win, she decided to capitalize on her well-known local reputation and follow her dream of turning her love for cooking into a career.  [...]

Orangetheory Fitness Rolling in Reno

Orangetheory Fitness Rolling in Reno

“You can influence change here,” said Alexis Riggs, owner of two Orangetheory Fitness locations in Reno. And she has. Just over two years ago, Alexis and her husband, Russ, picked up and moved from Atlanta to Reno to chase Russ’ dream of opening a business, and both of their dreams, to relocate to Reno. Alexis [...]

Over 125 New Tech Jobs Announced by Five New Startups

Over 125 New Tech Jobs Announced by Five New Startups

This morning the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN), along with Governor Brian Sandoval, announced five new startups that will contribute over 125 new tech jobs, with an average wage of over $40 an hour. The five companies are as follows: Breadware - The company relocated their headquarters from Santa Barbara and has hired [...]