Rosen Recognizes Alpen Sierra Coffee Roasting Company in March Small Business Spotlight

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, announced that Alpen Sierra Coffee Roasting Company, located in Minden, Nevada, has been chosen for her March Small Business Spotlight, a monthly initiative to highlight Nevada small businesses.

“Nevada’s small businesses embody the entrepreneurial spirit of our state,” dijo el Senador Rosen. “This month, I’ve chosen to highlight Alpen Sierra Coffee Roasting Company, a Nevada small business that started from the grounds up, committed themselves to sustainability and community support, and have created a product that countless Nevadans enjoy. I’m proud of the success that Alpen Sierra has achieved, as well as the work they have done to support the preservation of Lake Tahoe and Nevada outdoor recreation. During this challenging time, I will continue working tirelessly to support the small businesses in our state.”

“We at Alpen Sierra Coffee Roasting Company believe in the pursuit of the good life, and we strive to ensure quality in every bean roasted and cup brewed.” said Christian Waskiewicz, Founder and Owner. “Having been inspired to start this business by the majesty of nature and the outdoors, we are committed to sustainability, ethical practices, and giving back to our community. We’re grateful to Senator Rosen’s office for choosing to spotlight our business, and for the work she is doing to help Nevada’s small business community.”

BACKGROUND: In November, Senator Rosen announced that her office would be launching a Small Business Spotlight initiative to regularly highlight Nevada small businesses in order to help lift them up during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nevadans can nominate small businesses to be highlighted aquí.

Senator Rosen’s office is working every day to ensure Nevadans stay up to date on the latest news on the coronavirus, as well as provide a list of resources to assist Nevadans.

Senator Rosen’s website includes a bilingual online resource portal to assist small businesses in Nevada affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Small businesses that are experiencing difficulties navigating federal assistance can also send their inquiries and questions to, and a team of dedicated bilingual professionals will respond to provide assistance.