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McClellan Park News

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The Camellia Lanes Bowling Alley at McClellan is being revamped and will soon be the new home of two Gateway Community Charters schools, offering innovative educational programs in the charter school construct, to meet the needs of our local communities. The six-lane bowling alley was created inside a single-story WWII utility building, then was expanded in 1970, and refurbished in 1983, to where it became a 20-lane facility with a bar and grill, and computerized scoring.
Featuring more than 140 exhibitors, ranging from corporations to government departments to sole operators, the McClellan Business Expo gives the busy small business owner a chance to see and experience the wide range of services and products available to them all in one place, with one visit. Sectors represented include construction, manufacturing, government, education, professional services, telecommunications, marketing, technology, leasing and finance. A range of interactive events and activities will also be on offer.
Solar Power, Inc. (OTCBB: SOPW) announced today that it has selected McClellan Business Park as the site for its U.S. manufacturing facility, subject to finalization of building agreements. As announced on March 9th, the Company has received an initial commitment of $24.7 million in Recovery Zone Facility Bonds ("RZFB") from Sacramento County and plans to use the proceeds from the sale of these bonds to help finance renovation and outfitting of the manufacturing facility to build its high-performance solar panels.
Blue Diamond Growers, the world’s largest tree nut processing and marketing company, has committed to a long term 80,000 square foot lease at McClellan Park. With its headquarters located in downtown Sacramento, the new facility will be a cold storage facility for Blue Diamond Growers. Blue Diamond Growers anticipates moving into the 80,000 square foot warehouse space in June 2010.
The Sacramento Area Commerce and Trade Organization (SACTO), the County of Sacramento, and McClellan Business Park jointly announced today that N Solar Inc., a newly incorporated U.S. company that is a subsidiary of Millinet, an IT equipment manufacturer, business services provider, and solar cell manufacturer based in Seoul, Korea, has chosen the County of Sacramento for its first North American facility.
McClellan, CA, April 22, 2009 – McClellan Park, formerly the McClellan air force base, is offering their tenants the service of properly disposing of their e-waste. Based on contribution, Sims Recycling Solutions will be donating a portion of the proceeds back to the Twin Rivers Unified School District. Every business that participates will be acknowledged. This donation process is easily done and doesn’t take much time. It is a simple 1,2,3 process. (1) A business or participant must call Dianna Sorby at (916) 772-5681, to schedule a time for Sims Recycling Solutions to drop off the box. The box is a typical Gaylord box (4’x4’) so businesses must have the indoor space to accommodate for this. (2) It is up to the participant to fill the box with e-waste. (3) The week prior to Earth Day, (April 22, 2009) the participant can call and schedule the most convenient time for Sims Recycling Solutions to pick up that filled box. Therefore based on the amount received, Sims will give back a portion of the proceeds to the Twin Rivers Unified School District. The most desirable electronics for this collection and donation are televisions, laptops and computer monitors. However Sims Recycling Solutions will accept the following: Cell Phones, Telephones, Printers, Speakers, Keyboards, Mice, PDAs, Radios, Stereos, MP3s, DVDs, CD Players, and VCRs (etc). Sims Recycling Solutions cannot accept household appliances, microwaves, batteries, toner/ink cartridges, and cans/bottles. Sims Recycling Solutions held an ongoing campaign last fall with the City of Roseville and helped donate over $7,000 to the outdoor expansion of IDEAscape, an environmental learning center for children. It proved to be a success and with the help of these businesses the Twin Rivers Unified School District can raise some extra funding. For additional information on the McClellan Park and Sims Recycling Solutions Fundraising campaign please contact Dianna Sorby at (916) 772-5681 or visit www.SRSroseville.com. About Sims Recycling Solutions – Sims Recycling Solutions is the World’s leading electronic recycler with over 250 operations worldwide. The Roseville location is unique to the Sacramento area because it is ISO 14001 and the 200,000 sq.ft facility where the recycling process is conducted is powered by renewable energy. Sims Recycling Solutions is committed to making a difference in the environment, by not exporting or creating landfill of electronic hardware. About McClellan Business Park, LLC – The County of Sacramento selected McClellan Business Park, LLC, in 1999 to acquire and redevelop McClellan Air Force Base. McClellan Air Force Base was renamed McClellan Business Park (McClellan Park) in 2001. McClellan Park boasts a fully-operational airport, full-service hotel, fitness facility, rail system, office, industrial, retail and dormitories. The project consists of 3,000 acres with approximately 8.5 million square feet of useable buildings and 500 acres of developable land and is fully entitled for over 16 million square feet of commercial, retail, office and residential buildings. For additional information, please visit McClellan Business Park’s website at http://www.mcclellanpark.com. ###