Greater than 900 folks loved cuddling rabbits with Cotton Sweet Clouds, meals tasting with Sierra Chef and the Chocolate Shoppe and receiving swag throughout the annual Enterprise Showcase on the Douglas County Group & Senior Heart on Thursday.
Hosted by the Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Showcase featured greater than 50 organizations and companies presenting a possibility for residents to study what providers can be found.
The showcase’s featured sponsors included Carson Valley Well being, Park Ranch, Tahoe Manufacturing Home, Douglas County Sheriff’s Workplace, Douglas County and The File-Courier.
“In comparison with previous turn-outs, this 12 months was slightly smaller and attendance was decrease,” mentioned Chamber of Commerce Govt Director Alicia Essential, “however regardless of that the expertise for the companies and attendees was actually good and I feel went effectively.”
This 12 months, new companies in meals, web and pest management introduced recent faces to the neighborhood.
Including to the meals providers, have been new house owners of Nik n’ Willie’s take and bake pizza within the Gardnerville Ranchos, Franda and Matthias West.
The Wests took possession of the pizza parlor a 12 months and 5 months in the past, in response to Franda.
“We’re so excited to be right here and need to serve the neighborhood,” she mentioned. “We plan to usher in new pizza choices and extra to please our clients.”
One specialty the pizza parlor is providing is booze infused cookies by Suga Pusha.
“It incorporates 5 p.c alcohol, which reinforces the flavors,” mentioned Franda. “We even have nonalcoholic baked goodies too.”
Franda mentioned as they set up extra locally, they plan to supply extra together with a patio, new meals choices comparable to rooster wings and extra.
“Ultimately we need to change the identify to One Love Pizza and pour our love into the neighborhood.”
Nik n’ Willie’s is positioned at 751 Tillman Lane, Gardnerville. For extra info or place an order name 775-265-2775.
Different new providers have been Maxsip Telecom and Summit Built-in Pest Administration.
Maxsip Telecom is a federal reasonably priced connectivity program that gives free excessive velocity web to those that qualify.
“It’s been very useful in offering households, households and people with reasonably priced web providers,” mentioned Maxsip Telecom Group Outreach Specialist Maye Salavea.
The service connects eligible households to jobs, crucial healthcare providers, digital lecture rooms and extra. Eligible applications embrace Medicaid, SNAP, SSI, WIC, Tribal ID Help Packages, Federal Public Housing Help, free or diminished college lunch, veterans and survivors pension advantages, Pell grant recipients or if whole family earnings is inside 200 p.c or much less of the federal poverty tips. Go to www.Maxsipconnects.com/Reno, electronic mail [email protected] or name 207-814-0338 for extra info.
Summit Built-in Pest Administration does the work nobody else desires to do which is rid of bugs, rodents, weeds and extra.
“We handle all of it from high to backside, you identify it and we’ll handle it,” mentioned Conrad Lundgren.
Lundgren and proprietor Garrett Brogan present providers from Reno to Topaz. The 2 labored collectively for a much bigger pest management supplier and not too long ago opened the brand new service two months in the past.
“We’re actual small proper now, however we’re rising,” mentioned Brogan. “It’s a service folks want and we benefit from the enterprise and serving to folks.”
Go to www.summitipm.com., electronic mail [email protected] or name 775-386-3874 for extra info.
The Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce promotes the civic and enterprise neighborhood by way of such connectivity occasions and extra.
“On behalf of the Members, Board of Administrators, and employees of the Chamber of Commerce, thanks once more to our members for the time, effort and funding in establishing cubicles and offering providers and knowledge to the neighborhood and to the attendees for coming,” mentioned Essential. “We hope you had the possibility to seek out new alternatives and providers and we thanks for considering ‘native first,’ and supporting the Carson Valley.”
For extra alternatives the Chamber is internet hosting a Job Truthful and Volunteer Expo 11 a.m. to three p.m. April 27 on the Douglas County Group & Senior Heart in Gardnerville.
Go to www.carsonvalleynv.org, electronic mail Alicia Essential at [email protected] or name 775-782-8144 for extra info.