Nevada City, California, November 1, 2012 – Ensemble Designs is one of four finalists for the Education Innovator of the Year Award, sponsored by Tri Counties Bank. Innovate North State” has announced finalists for the prestigious 2012 North State Innovation Awards. Winners within fifteen different award categories will be announced at the annual North State Innovation Awards dinner on November 1, 2012 from at the Sierra Nevada Big Room in Chico.
Ensemble Designs is the founding sponsor of the new Business School at Sierra Commons in Nevada City, California.
“We were inspired to contribute to Sierra Commons’ Business Ignitor School because we believe it will have an impact at the grass roots level on our community’s vitality,” said David Wood, President and Chief Design Engineer at Ensemble Designs. “When I started Ensemble Designs I was following my passion, a drive to create. Supporting that same drive in others is a way to give back to Nevada County and help it thrive.”
The financial gift from Ensemble Designs enabled Sierra Commons to purchase technology, hire instructors and build infrastructure for the new school, ultimately helping create jobs in the community.
“We delve deep into each aspect of what’s required to build a great business – from video blogging to cash flow to guerilla marketing,”said Robert Trent, Executive Director at Sierra Commons. “The school provides a comprehensive business education curriculum that is tailored to our community.”