Bently Biofuels closes retail store, still serves gas |

Bently Biofuels closes retail store, still serves gas

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The Bently Biofuels Outpost retail store on Buckeye Road in Minden was closed Nov. 1 in order to prepare for the new direction Bently Biofuels Co. will be taking in 2013.

According to a company press release, Bently Biofuels will be focusing on wholesale biodiesel sales to retail outlets in Northern Nevada and California.

The Outpost in Minden will continue to sell fuel 24/7, and clients will be able to use credit or debit cards to pay at the pump.

The following fuel types will continue to be available for purchase: E10, regular gas; E85 for flex-fuel vehicles; B5 biodiesel blend (5 percent biodiesel, 95 percent petroleum diesel), approved for all diesel engines; B20 (20 percent biodiesel, 80 percent petroleum diesel); B50 in the winter months; and B99 in the summer months.

Off-road red dye B20 and B50 will continue to be available.

In addition, Bently Biofuels is offering delivery of home heating oil. Red dye B20 is a safe, clean-burning, and cost-effective way to heat homes, the company stated.

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Bently Biofuels Co. has been producing biodiesel from seed and recycled cooking oil since 2005.

For more information, visit or call 783-0123.

Mary Cioffi, broker/sales manager for Coldwell Banker Select in Minden, recently announced that agent Lee McKinney completed a four-week, intensive online course to further her career in real estate.

McKinney completed eFastStart, a Coldwell Banker University program designed exclusively for new sales associates. The online course provided McKinney with insight into working in today’s fast-paced business environment.

Coldwell Banker University is the national education center for franchisees of Coldwell Banker Real Estate, LLC.

“Lee completed this extensive course, which provided her with tools that will allow her to have a successful career in real estate,” said Cioffi. “It is critical for new sales associates to quickly gain the skills necessary to compete, and by virtue of taking this course, Lee has shown a desire to succeed.”

“I want to bring fresh ideas and a competitive zeal to my new job,” said McKinney. “This Coldwell Banker University course gave me a great head start, and I’m now more confident than ever that I will succeed in real estate.”

Coldwell Banker Select is located at 1657 Highway 395, Minden.

For more information, call 782-2205.

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