Investor & Partner Update: Executive update | Dec. 2016

Investor & Partner Update: Executive update | Dec. 2016

Thank you to the following new Investors for supporting EDAWN’s Mission to create quality jobs in our region.

We appreciate your support of our job creation efforts! EDAWN values the continued support of current investors and invites those who are not, to consider becoming involved with our organization. For more information, please contact Sheila Imsdahl or call 775.829.3704.

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Partner Updates

The University of Nevada, Reno Career Studio is sponsoring a Spring Career and Internship Expo on February  9th, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Joe Crowley Student Union ballroom. Employers are encouraged to participate and can register here.

In November Truckee Meadows Community College was named a 2017 Military Friendly® School. The designation was awarded by Victory Media, publisher of “G.I. Jobs®,” and “Military Spouse.” On Dec. 2, TMCC was awarded with an additional honor – the Bronze award – for being a community college with outstanding programs and support for veterans and their families. Each year the list of Military Friendly® Schools is provided to service members and their families, in order to help them select the best college, university, or trade school to receive the education and training needed to pursue a civilian career. For more information on the award and TMCC’s programs to serve military veterans, please see the attached media release.

TMCC Graphic Communication Students collaborate with EDAWN to design a new graphic to make the community aware, in a non-traditional way, of the abundance of higher-paying jobs opening in the region. Read more here.

UNR Extended Studies has created a new Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Program beginning in February 2017. It is applicable for leadership, management and employees in any industry (not just manufacturing), including healthcare, construction, government services, IT and more.

Northern Nevada Best Places to Work nomination are open! Nominate your company here.

If you have clients or friends looking for work, be sure they get registered and enter detailed information about their work history and skills in JobConnect’s database here. JobConnect regularly searches this database for people to fill the posted jobs.

ACE’s Middle College CTE Program is the future of College and Career Readiness, by allowing students to attend their high school and college graduation ceremonies within one week of each other.For more information, go here.

Have you thought about recommending our destination for your organization’s next trade show, function, conference or meeting? Be a superhero. Meet in Reno Tahoe USA. Meetings and conventions infuse hundreds of millions of dollars into the local economy every year, supporting thousands of jobs for your friends and neighbors. Please consider suggesting the area when you are participating in corporate events or trade organizations. The RSCVA can take care of the rest. For more information, call 775.827.7784 or go to their website today!

Homeownership can be closer than you think.  The Nevada Housing Division is pleased to offer great homebuyer programs and savings to low and middle income Nevadans. Its “Home Is Possible” program provides thousands in bonus money for homebuyers to put toward a down payment or closing costs. Homebuyers get up to 5% of the home loan value in the form of a grant which doesn’t have to be paid back. Homebuyers can check out the details of the programs, and then get started by finding an approved lender at the Housing Division website.

NVHousingSearch.org helps Nevadans find rental homes and apartments that fit their needs and budget. It’s fast, easy to use and updated daily. It’s free for property providers to list any type of Nevada rental housing. Whether someone is looking for an apartment, a townhouse, or a home with a yard, the road starts here.

The Stat Pack is a monthly business e-report, co-authored by Mike PeQueen of HighTower Las Vegas and John Restrepo of RCG Economics, with input from Brian Bonnefant of UNR. It combines important metrics relevant to business decision makers and financial commentary on current issues facing the Nevada economy. The Stat Pack features data and dialogue about the Southern and Northern Nevada economies.  Here is last Friday’s Fact Pack!

The Nevada Economy in Brief provides a wealth of Nevada workforce and economic information and is published monthly by the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation / Research (DETR) and Analysis Bureau. For questions, please contact DETR Ken PiersonThe economic pulse is an economic update provided by Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED). Here is more information.

Major Investor of the Week

Avison Young 

“We are a full service commercial real estate firm offering brokerage and management services throughout northern Nevada. Our parent company, Avison Young, has offices across the U.S. and Canada.”
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