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Healthy Communities Hosts Teen Leadership Camp at Beautiful Lake Tahoe

It?s time for our annual, free Summer Youth Leadership Camp at Lake Tahoe, August 10th-12th, 2015, for youth ages 12-17 from Lyon, Carson, Mineral, Churchill and Douglas counties. See below for details: This is a great opportunity for youths ages 12-17 who are interested in being leaders in health and wellness advocacy in their communities and schools. The camp will be at beautiful Lake […]

June 23rd Fun Fair for Kids Ages 3 to 6

Silver City, Nevada ? The always popular ?Tune into Kids? arts and science fun fair hosted by United Way is back in Silver City again this summer! The fair, which includes lunch provided by United Way, is for parents and their children ages 3 to 6.  Any family from the region is welcome to attend on Tuesday, June 23rd from 10am to noon in […]

Free Art Lessons for Teens and Adults with Artist Karen Kreyeski

Silver City, Nevada ? Professional artist Karen Kreyeski will share her skills and talents through beginning art lessons for teens and adults on Tuesday June 9th from 10-noon,  and on Tuesday June 16th from 10am until 1pm. The lessons will take place in Silver City?s shady park and adjacent community center (known as the School House), at 385 High Street, Silver […]

African Scholars & Nevada Community Leaders To Exchange Ideas

Western Nevada ? This summer, youths and adults in rural Lyon County will have opportunities to exchange ideas with some of Africa?s brightest emerging civic leaders between the ages of 25 and 35! The twenty-five leaders from the Mandela Washington Fellowship, a flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), are trailblazers in entrepreneurship and community economic development. The Fellows visiting Nevada […]

Family Fun in the Lyon/Storey Regions June -Aug 2015

So many?groups are hosting free or low cost family-friendly events and programs this summer! Below we?ve?listed just a few of our favorites ? ??library reading programs ??Nevada Museum of Art?s free?Barrio Block Party ??free art and science lessons in Silver City ? family movie nights in Mark Twain- children?s?Shakespeare on the beach at Sand Harbor- a 5K Run in Dayton […]

Families with Young Children?We Need You as Partners

There?s no time like the present?join us in getting your child ready for school and ready for learning! Who is sponsoring this message? The Health and Wellness Hubs in the Lyon/Storey Counties Region, which is funded in part from a Safe Schools/Healthy Students federal grant through SAPTA and Healthy Communities Coalition. WHAT WE DO?The Health and Wellness Hubs in the Lyon/Storey region is conducting […]