University of Nevada, Reno Extension is offering an online town hall and a webinar this week to help inform small business owners of resources available to them, and how using streaming video may help them to market their businesses. Wednesday’s town hall will focus on resources available to help small businesses get started and survive, including the Small Business Stabilization Forgivable Loan Program, loan applications and approval. Friday’s webinar will focus on how live streaming videos can help market a business, and the dos and don’ts of creating them. Both the town hall and the webinar are free, and there will be English-language and Spanish-language sessions.
With COVID-19 posing more and more challenges to small businesses, having and understanding pertinent data can help businesses make adjustments to improve their chances of success. University of Nevada, Reno Extension is offering an online town hall this Wednesday and a webinar this Friday on market research, and finding and using data to grow small businesses. During Friday’s webinar, there will be a demonstration of what it’s like to go through industry reports and economic data, and what the numbers may mean for a small business. Both the town hall and the webinar are free, and there will be English-language and Spanish-language sessions.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ largest independently owned franchise is now offering group health insurance plans for its self-employed real estate sales executives in Nevada, California and Arizona. Americana Holdings is one of the first major real estate firms to offer group health insurance, which is available to all of its 3,500 Realtors.
Subaru of America Inc. (SOA) and Findlay’s Subaru of Las Vegas presented a check for $24,697 to Discovery Children’s Museum and $31,802 to Red Rock Search Rescue. Discovery Children’s Museum and Red Rock Search Rescue were local beneficiaries in the 2019 Subaru Share the Love Event.
“Since our employees are working from home, we wanted to do something to thank them for all they do and show them how much we appreciate them.” said Rod Truman, the company’s talent success manger. “We decided to do an employee appreciation drive-through event where they stayed in their cars and we handed out gift bags to each employee.”
Camino Verde Group recently completed the purchase of a 28-unit multifamily property at 2556 S. Van Patten St. in the historic Commercial Center District of Las Vegas. The units will be rebranded as Camino 2556.
The statewide Nevada Realtors issued a statement from NVR President Chris Bishop about Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak’s order prohibiting open houses in Nevada.
Besides needing funds available for small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis, small business owners need additional support and guidance, as well as opportunities to talk with other small business owners. University of Nevada, Reno Extension is offering virtual question-and-answer “Coping With COVID-19 Town Halls” for small businesses every Wednesday, and webinars on specific topics for small businesses every Friday. The town halls and the webinars will be offered in Spanish and English and are aimed at helping small businesses “pivot and adapt” during this challenging time.
Cox Media announced it is offering free television advertising to local restaurants amid the COVID-19 pandemic.