Business Briefs: W&T Graphix, MissBoarder, SiGBA Green Building Tour
October 16, 2008
W&T Graphix announced they are celebrating 20 years in business. Wes and Tonya Beyer opened their company in 1988 specializing in custom screen printed t-shirts. Over time they added services including embroidery, trophies, awards and plaques all produced in-house at 10434 River Park Place, Truckee. A huge selection of promotional products rounds out the services.I believe that the most important key to our longevity is service. Weve never wanted to be the biggest, just the best. We pride ourselves on our reliability and quality work, which is essential to the success of any business, said Wes Beyer. Giving back to our community through our involvement with local service clubs and support of school and sports programs is also extremely important to us.Wes and Tonya invite you to drop by their production facility and showroom, visit http://www.wt-graphix.com or call at (530) 587-0902.
Check out the all-female snowboard shop, MissBoarder Boutique, at their Grand Opening Saturday, Oct. 18, 10015 Palisades Drive. Doors will open at 9 a.m. leading to a day full of celebration including give aways and door prizes. MissBoarder will carry leading female snowboard brands for on and off the mountain such as Nikita, Roxy and Betty Rides. The MissBoarder Boutique is also proud to carry several Mervin-made female specific snowboards that feature Banana Traction from GNU and Roxy. The grand opening event will carry on over at the 50 50 Brewery and Restaurant starting at 9 p.m. with a snowboard video premier from Runway Films newest film, See What I See. This video will feature an all female line-up of todays most talented and progressive snowboarders.Outbox Records hip-hop group Canto I will take over the party and perform into the evening. Also, raffles and free swag from MissBoarders sponsors. Jessi Ernst, MissBoarders VP of Operations said This is an event you dont want to miss whether your female or male, with music and a video like this youre guaranteed to have a good time.MissBoarder is a one-of-a-kind shop that is devoted to the progression of women in snowboarding, but also to the snowboard lifestyle and pure love of the sport. Guys, dont be shy or intimidated. Youre welcome to join the party.Started in 2006 by a family of snowboarders, MissBoarder LLC owns and operates MissBoarder.com, the webs first online snowboard shop and lifestyle website dedicated to name-brand, womens-specific gear and information to female snowboarders. While visiting the site, you will find information such as the latest in snowboarding news, riding tutorials, videos, downloads, and chat/ information forums.For additional information call Jessi Ernst at 550-7400, or visit http://www.MissBoarder.com.
The Sierra Green Building Association is hosting a Green Building Tour in Truckee Saturday, Oct. 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration at the Truckee Donner PUD, 11570 Donner Pass Road at 8:30 a.m. Bus will depart at 9 a.m.See examples of ICF SIP construction, passive solar design, cellulose insulation, Zero-VOC paint, FSC framing, LEED certified construction, solar electricity and solar hot water. Explore the new green ideas for remodeling and new green construction, talk with homeowners and design and construction teams, see their projects and learn about their experiences. We will be visiting four homes and two commercial buildings in the Truckee area.Transportation and lunch will be provided. Event is $25 for members and $40 for non-members. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.