Healthy Communities Coalition

Monthly Archives: July 2015

Youths Design and Auction Art Chairs To Benefit Local Scholarships

Dayton, Nevada – A joint summer project by teens from Central Lyon Youth Connection’s “Take A Seat” program and the Comstock Youth Works program has resulted in the transformation of old chairs into functional works of art. Show and Silent…

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Nevada Tobacco Quitline: It’s free!

Did you know there’s a very helpful FREE online service for Nevada residents ages 18 and older called the Nevada Tobacco Quitline ( 1-800-784-8669)? This service offers an array of helpful support as you become free of tobacco. It is…

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Recipe for Success: Collective Impact with Love and Acceptance

In a 2014 podcast, Healthy Communities Coalition director Christy McGill spoke about acceptance and love as essential parts of strategic actions for positive social change. She also gave examples illustrating how and why collective impact strategies are effective. You can listen to the…

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Silver City Summer Program Continues With Free Classes for Adults and Children in July 2015

Silver City, Nevada – Jim Barcellos of University of Nevada Cooperative Extension (UNCE) is back in Silver City this summer by popular demand with his hands-on, fun science experiments for ages 8 to 12 on Wednesday, July 15 and Wednesday,…

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Free Engineering Fun for Kids on July 7th

Some of Nevada’s sharpest engineering minds will lead hands-on activities that encourage innovation and problem solving. Guest teachers from the Society of Women Engineers will teach a FREE class for boys and girls ages 5 to 15 on Tuesday July…

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