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PBS Reno Spotlight Awards & Auction

It’s time to vote for the Spotlight Awards winners from our amazing finalists! Learn about what makes these finalists extraordinary to make your vote today. 
 

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This year’s Spotlight Awards & Auction will be at 5:30pm on September 16, 2022 at the Silver Legacy Grande Exposition Hall! 
PBS Reno will recognize individuals, organizations, and businesses making a significant impact on the region. PBS Reno will be recognizing the Carano Family as the Extraordinary Philanthropists of the Year!

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Want to support the Spotlight Awards and Auction in another way? We are collecting items to include in this year's auction!

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Extraordinary Local Business 

Extraordinary Local Business

This award recognizes a business whose dedication and contributions have demonstrated a tremendous impact on their local communities. Eligible businesses must have on-the-ground operations in PBS Reno’s northern Nevada and northeastern California viewing areas. Businesses do not have to be locally owned.
 

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Extraordinary Youth

This award recognizes an individual, under the age of 21, who has distinguished themselves in in northern Nevada through their inspiration, dedication, motivation, or acts of kindness. Eligible nominees must be located in PBS Reno’s northern Nevada and northeastern California viewing areas.


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Extraordinary Individual

This award recognizes an individual who has distinguished themselves in northern Nevada through their inspiration, dedication, motivation, or acts of kindness. Eligible nominees must be located in PBS Reno’s northern Nevada and northeastern California viewing areas.
 


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Spotlight on Education 

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Extraordinary Community Group 

Extraordinary Community Group

This award recognizes an organization that has offered outstanding service, guidance, knowledge, emotional or physical support, and/or mentorship to their community. Eligible community groups must have on-the-ground operations in PBS Reno’s northern Nevada and northeastern California viewing area. Past winners have worked to provide resources to our community on various needs, from healthcare to housing and resources.
 

 

 
 

Extraordinary Educator

This award recognizes an educator who has distinguished themselves in their community; by going above and beyond the regular duties of an educator to truly make an impact on a school, district, college, or community. Eligible nominees must be located in PBS Reno’s northern Nevada and northeastern California viewing areas.


Award Category sponsored by
JOIN INC  
 
 

Sponsorship Opportunities

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More about the 2021 Spotlight Awards and Auction

2021 Winners and Finalists

More about the 2020 Spotlight Awards and Auction

2020 Winners and Finalists

It’s time to vote for the Spotlight Awards winners from our amazing finalists!
 

VOTE HERE 

Want to support the Spotlight Awards and Auction in another way? We are collecting items to include in this year's auction!

Click here to donate today! 

Sponsored in part by 

 

 

Gary and Carrie Carano

Bergdahl Associates | Chris & Parky May 

Chris & Parky May

Carson Valley Inn Casino
Tamarack Casino
Bank of America
Snell & Wilmer
Meadows Bank
JOIN INC
The Diamond Vault
The Row
Renown Health
Bill Pearce Motors
Cordillera International Film Festival
Teneral Cellars
Women & Children's Center
John Dermody Ventures

Gigi and Lash Turville

Susan and Mark Herron

Western Nevada Supply
Dermody Properties
University of Nevada, Reno
Brownstein
Dynagraphics
Savage Son
Reno + Sparks Chamber of Commerce
Erlach Computer Consulting
Erlach Computer Consulting
Dermody Properties
Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows
Lobardi Construction
Erlach Computer Consulting
Reno Carson Lumber
Washoe County
Lancor
Sierra Nevada Cosmetic + Laser Surgery
NetNV
Alice Heiman
James E. Murphy Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa

Contact: Diane Barrett, Community Partnership Executive
PBS Reno • O: 775-600-0584 • C: 415-385-5657 • dbarrett@pbsreno.org