February 2015 Newsletter
What a great month!


The 2015 Awards & Installation Dinner was a huge success!  We had a great time, wonderful food, wine and dancing!  Special thanks to the 2014 Board of Directors, and welcome to the 2015 Board.  We want to thank the people who helped make the event a success; The Grove for amazing venue and dinner, Whispering Vine for wine & gifts and Western Nevada Supply as our dinner sponsor.  Embroidery Doctor did an amazing job on our wine bottle awards and jackets.  Special thanks to Jim Peckham with FISH, a great organization, for making sure our Carson City attendees made it to and from safely.  Finally, thank you to Rackstar for donating the truck utility rack that was raffled; see more below. Click here to see pictures on our blog!  We also want to thank everyone who participated in the Social Media Challenge, congratulations to Frame Architecture as the winner; find out how to connect with us below! 


Thank you and Welcome to our new members for January:

Eagle Valley Construction Co. (Carson City), Embroidery Doctor (Sparks), Jim Groth Excavation (Carson City), Kaempfer Crowell (Las Vegas), Lumens Electric LLC. (Dayton), Majestic General Contractors (Las Vegas), Manhard Consulting (Carson City), Meeks Lumber Company (Carson City), Modern Elements Development LLC (Las Vegas), Northwest Builders Inc. (Reno), Realty Maintenance Co (Incline Village)

Support BAWN, Support the Construction Industry and Support our Communities: Find out about the benefits of Corporate Sponsorship with The Builders Alliance HERE.

ProGroup and the BAWNSIG
Workers' Comp that works for you... 


Membership in the BAWNSIG continues to grow, becoming the largest construction related self insured group in the state. In the past twelve months, new members joining the BAWNSIG have realized an average savings of 10%-25% on their work comp coverage.

Members of the BAWNSIG enjoy many value added services such as safety training, claims training, customized return to work programs and much more. Once you look at the alternatives, available for your business, we think you will agree that membership in the BAWNSIG is the best option in today's market.

Talk with a Pro Group specialists at (800) 859-3177 Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or by emailing us at info@pgmnv.com.  REQUEST a Free Cost Savings Analysis now and learn how to qualify for this exceptional workers compensation program. There is no obligation. 




Congratulations to Builders Alliance on the installation of your new leadership, and for recognizing the great work performed by the 2014 team. We are proud to be affiliated with such a dynamic organization and look forward to working with all of you and your new Board of Directors.

As you embark on planning your 2015 strategies remember to include The Applied Companies' Professional Employer Organization (PEO) for:

  • Human Resource Solutions

  • Healthcare Benefits

  • ACA Compliance

  • Payroll

  • Risk Management / Worker's Comp

  • Remote Time Clock System

Builders Alliance (BAWN) works hard to find partnerships that bring added value to the membership.* Take a moment right now to click here and view the list of affordable benefits The Applied Companies provides.

To talk with your Applied business partner call Greg Perkins at 775.398-5138 or email Greg.Perkins@TheAppliedCompanies.com 

*According to Slavic 401(k) with Florida Atlantic University and Intuit Small Business Employment Index, PEO clients compared to other businesses grow faster and have lower employee turnover.

Legislative Update:
Tell your legislator that Chapter 40 needs repair


Learn more HERE


A Very Special Thanks to Rackstar!

Thank you Rackstar for donating an AWESOME utility rack for our installation dinner raffle. Congratulations to the winner, Heidi McFadden of RCM Realty!
Have you seen the BAWN Mascot around town?  We appreciate all of our partners: Carson City Toyota, Custom Truck Accessories, Rackstar, Vital Signs, Unique Sounds and Quick Space.  Thank you for making this happen!

Don't miss these upcoming BAWN events:

March Madness Golf Outing in Las Vegas:

Friday, March 20th, 2015 at Siena Golf Club


Women's Council:
March 3rd at 3:00 pm, Special Guest Jed Block- State Agent and Transfer Syndicate, Inc.  
RSVP to Michele Creasey  775/283-4224 to attend or participate via video conference

and these industry events:

BANN: February 6 - Love by the Glass

NAIOP NNV: February 17 - Re-inventing Local Development
NAIOP SNV: February 28 - Spotlight Awards

SNHBA: February 18 - Builders Breakfast