Feb. 16th Workshop in Truckee Focuses on Contract Law
Sierra Sun, January 31st

Mark L. Lasser, Managing Attorney of the Lasser Law Office, will lead the presentation. Lasser has over 20 years of legal experience in both Truckee/Tahoe and the Bay Area, including civil litigation, class actions, business counseling and startup assistance.

The Knowledge Bites series is presented by the Truckee Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Sierra Business Council’s Small Business Development Center.

Thinking of Starting a Business?
Tahoe Weekly, January 26th

Sierra Business Council is hosting a Start Up Basics course on Feb. 2 at 5:30 p.m. Join Sierra Business Council and SCORE of Northern Nevada to learn how to start a business. Topics will include: critical success factors; evaluating, testing and protecting ideas; legal structures; financial planning and cash flow; business plan and funding.

Baseball, golf tickets on Placer Supe’s List
Auburn Journal, December 29th

…Weygandt also listed income of between $1,000 and $10,000 for work as a financial consultant with the non-profit Sierra Business Council.

Computers, Monitors to Use Less Energy
The Mercury News, December 15th

“It’s a vampire,” said Steve Frisch, president of the Sierra Business Council, which focuses on business and environmental issues. “It just slowly drains your electricity without you ever thinking about it.”

SEDCorp Transitions with Sierra Business Council
Moonshine Ink, December 9th

The transition will enhance the organization’s work with the U.S. Economic Development Administration. Sierra Business Council will be assisting SEDCorp in identifying and transitioning all program, business, financial, and operational activities from SEDCorp to new fiscal and programmatic agents. Kristin York, director of business innovation at SBC, has been named interim CEO of SEDCorp for the transition period.

Free Digitial Marketing Seminar in Tahoe City
Sierra Sun, November 2nd

This workshop will be co-taught by Kevin Wallner and Jessica Carr. Kevin Wallner is a Truckee-based marketing consultant, and founder of First Chair Digital Marketing. Wallner is a strategic thinker with over a decade of professional experience, including training as a WordPress developer and computer programmer, and he maintains a Google Analytics certification.

Carr is Program Manager at the Sierra Small Business Development Center at Sierra Business Council, and specializes in social media strategy. Carr has worked for small businesses and nonprofits all over Northern California.