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Truckee Tahoe Business Announcements

BNI, an international networking organization specializing in business referrals among members is holding a Visitors’ Day April 28 from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at For Goodness Sake, 10157 Donner Pass Road, Truckee for its Mountain High BNI chapter.

The organization generated more than 5,500,00 referrals for member’s businesses in 2007, and more than $2.2 billion worth of business.

BNI was founded in 1985 by Ivan R. Misner, PH. D., author of “The World’s Best Known Marketing Secret.”

John Lisle, BNI Director, will be sharing information about why BNI is the number one referral organization.

Anyone interested in attending is welcome. Please call Carmen Carr for reservations at 550-5192. Visit http://www.bni.com.

Get certified to be a green builder now and get the competitive edge. The Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe (CATT) will be hosting a workshop and training April 24 and 25 at the Village at Northstar-at-Tahoe. Space is limited. The cost is $400 for Build It Green members, $450 for non-members. Visit http://www.BuildItGreen.org or call (510) 845-0472 ext. 603

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At the North Tahoe Events Center May 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the North Tahoe Events Center in Kings Beach. Leading design and transportation professionals from around the USA and Truckee/Tahoe will present and answer questions on key topics including Main Street economics, revitalization, roundabouts, multi-modal transit and more. Cost is $15 public, $50 professional, includes lunch. More info at http://www.NTBAMainStreet.org or download the flyer or call 546-9000.

Everyone is talking about the problems with the economy. Plumas Bank and Strategic Communication Consulting Company are partnering with women in the community to support business growth, development and success.

Leslie Brown, owner of Strategic Communication Consulting and Rose Dembosz, Executive Vice President and Manager of Operations at Plumas Bank, invite the Lake Tahoe communities to participate in the first of a series of free, community forums. They will discuss the area’s current employment climate, how to put forth your best to attract the best, how to maximize your hiring process and how to retain top employees.

The first Women in Business event is scheduled for Wednesday, May 6, 2009 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Sawtooth Ridge Cafe, Tahoe City, 877 North Lake Blvd. Seating is limited. Please contact Debbie Sajdak, Plumas Bank at 581-2857 ext. 1010 to reserve.