The Notes: April 12-18

State Farm will sponsor the Nevada Department of Transportation’s Freeway Service Patrol vehicles in Las Vegas and Reno through 2017.

A Goodwill Store and Donation Center opened at 1390 American Pacific Drive, Henderson.

Security Partners, which provides safety and emergency monitoring services, acquired Henderson-based 1 Time Inc., which provides fire systems. Security Partners is opening an operation center in Las Vegas.

City National Bank provided Exotics Racing a loan package totaling $7.5 million to buy new race cars and build a new 14,000-square-foot facility at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

The Golden Nugget completed a $6.5 million renovation of its convention center and entrance.

DC Building Group has completed more than $1 million in real estate projects in recent months. The firm completed the Art of Shaving’s new store in Downtown Summerlin and Ethan Allen’s new 8,995-square-foot store. It also expanded the offices of Design Cell.

Fitmoo, a sales app for athletes, trainers and gym owners, retained Forte PR as its public relations agency.

Collicutt Energy Services Inc. signed a deal with MTU Onsite Energy Diesel and Gas to expand its reach to Nevada. Collicutt provides power generators and ancillary services.

Centennial Hills Hospital was one of 37 hospitals nationwide and the only in Nevada to be recognized by Consumer Reports magazine for preventing surgical-site infections, bloodstream infections from central lines and infections from the use of urinary catheters.

Raising Cane’s opened a new restaurant at 1950 E. Craig Road, North Las Vegas.

Zirtual, a Las Vegas-based company that provides businesses with remote assistants, added more than 100 jobs on the West Coast.

Preferred Public Relations is the agency of record for the Downtown Grand.

Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar opened in Downtown Summerlin.

Central Valley Insulation’s parent company, Masco Contractor Services, is a new, independent publicly traded company separate from Masco and named TruTeam; it will trade under the name TopBuild (NYSE:BLD). TopBuild installs and distributes residential insulation.

NetEffect will partner with the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce to offer chamber members a discount on Microsoft Office 365 software.

The Nevada Health Care Association Perry Foundation honored three Southern Nevada post-acute care facilities for performance and quality of nursing-home care. Silver Ridge Health Care Center won the Gold Endeavors Award. Highland Manor of Mesquite won the Silver Endeavors Award. St. Joseph Transitional Rehabilitation Center won the Bronze Endeavors Award.

Solutions Recovery added 20 licensed beds to its facility at 2975 S. Rainbow Blvd., Las Vegas.

Rachel’s Kitchen opened in the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.

Martin & MacArthur, a Hawaiian furniture and accessory store, opened a store at Grand Canal Shoppes in the Venetian.

SuperShuttle expanded its service area to include Anthem, Seven Hills, Silverado Ranch and Green Valley Ranch.

AT&T made 42 wireless network upgrades in the Las Vegas area last year, adding cell sites, network capacity and wireless high-speed Internet connections. The company launched free Wi-Fi on the Strip and deployed Cell on Wheels (COWs) for network support at major local events.