Reno Rodeo Foundation: Supporting the Community:
The Reno Rodeo Foundation is committed to enhancing and enriching the lives of Northern Nevada families by aiding children with extraordinary needs, building community partnerships, providing grants and scholarships to eligible Northern Nevada high school graduates. As General Manager of the Reno Rodeo Association, George is involved in multiple foundation projects in addition to putting on the annual Reno Rodeo, “The Wildest, Richest Rodeo in the West.” He will tell us about what goes into running all these multiple projects in support for Reno and the surrounding areas.
Location: Twisted Fork Restaurant
George Combs's Bio:
George Combs was born and raised in Caldwell Idaho and grew up in the country with horses and western way of life. He owned a construction company for 25 years which allowed him to be involved with local rodeo and give back to community. In 2007 he sold his construction company and semi-retired. In 2009, he became Business manager for Caldwell Night Rodeo. Late in 2015 the opportunity came up to move to Reno and become the General Manager for the Reno Rodeo. He was hired and began his journey as General Manager in March 2015. He has been married to his wife (Shannon) for 32 years and has 2 grown children and 3 grandchildren. They truly love living in Reno and being part of the Wildest, Richest Rodeo in the West and the Biggest Little City.