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PBS Reno Spotlight Awards & Auction

PBS Reno is proud to recognize individuals, organizations, and businesses making a significant impact on the region with the 2022 Spotlight Awards!

PBS Reno Spotlight Awards & Auction

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.

Award Category sponsored by
Meadows Bank

2022 FINALISTS | Extraordinary Local Business



Edible Reno-Tahoe Magazine works as a dynamite team with a mission to promote community and local businesses in the food industry in our area. The magazine is published six times a year, including quarterly issues for each season, and promotes and celebrates the abundance of local foods in Northern Nevada and Lake Tahoe. They highlight and honor the dedication of local businesses and people who use the highest quality, local, seasonal foods, and want to share their stories with our community.



KPS3 marketing company, a PR firm, and a digital agency that works to create brands and advertising campaigns for companies and organizations across the nation. KPS3 has been involved in the education market for two decades. From building education software that engages and motivates better students to showing Nevadans that everyone can and should have the opportunity to go to college, KPS3 believes in working to help create better citizens.



Peterbilt Truck Parts & Equipment and Silver State International are locally-owned businesses that have dedicated themselves to the community and their clients. From carrying superior products and advanced technology to ensuring their employees are up-to-date on all industry-leading training, their passion for customer service and support is unrivaled. Peterbilt Truck Parts & Equipment and Silver State International are proud to give back to their community in a variety of ways. They donate their time, money, and company resources by advocating for local and national non-profit organizations.

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2022 Finalists In Additional Award Categories


Extraordinary Youth

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Extraordinary Individual

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Extraordinary Community Group 

Extraordinary Community Group

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Extraordinary Educator

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Gary and Carrie Carano

Bergdahl Associates | Chris & Parky May 

Chris & Parky May

E.L. Cord Foundation
The Diamond Vault
Carson Valley Inn Casino
Tamarack Casino
Marnell Companies
Bank of America
Snell & Wilmer
Meadows Bank
Farm Bureau Bank
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
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
Sierra Nevada Cosmetic + Laser Surgery
Net NV
TMCC | Truckee Meadows Community College
Alice Heiman
Estipona Group
James E. Murphy Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa
Friends of Pack
Greenbrae Trophy Center

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