Healthy Communities Coalition

Monthly Archives: April 2016


Healthy Communities’ News & Notes Spring 2016

Community volunteers of all ages, dozens of group partners, HCC’s board and staff have been very busy this spring! Below are 20 short highlights about HCC’s events and recent good news (for full details, follow the links to articles with complete details). Scroll…

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Back in 2006: Healthy Communities Coalition

Building Healthy Communities for Positive Youth Development, 1st Edition., 2010, 240 pages. Northwestern Nevada – Way back in 2006, researchers from Illinois, Ohio, and Pennsylvania spent time in communities in Lyon and Storey Counties, preparing to write a book describing…

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Youth Leadership Camp at Lake Tahoe 2016

Would you like to join us for several days with some of Nevada’s brightest young leaders?Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties has been hosting leadership conferences for Northern Nevada teens for over a decade now.  The Coalition is accepting applications from…

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Yerington Stand Tall Hosts Evening “Glow” Community 5K Walk/ Run

Yerington, Nevada – Healthy Communities Coalition’s Yerington Stand Tall team is hosting the second annual community 5K Glow Walk/Run on Friday, April 22nd at 8pm. The 5K starting line is at Yerington High School parking lot at 114 Pearl Street….

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Tour Fernley’s New Hoop House Durng April 23rd Earth Day Celebration

Fernley, Nevada – Fernley has a new school hoop house where students can garden year-round. The low tech green house was funded by generous donations from many area groups, and constructed with volunteer labor by farmers, nonprofits, and community volunteers….

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Free Cooking Class & Dinner Monday April 18

Dayton, Nevada– Join dietitian Kim Mason for a free healthy cooking demonstration, followed by dinner, on Monday April 18th, 2016 at 5:30pm at the Dayton Valley Community Center at 170 Pike Street. Cooking begins at 5:30pm and participants will sit…

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Special Healthy Communities Meeting April 14

During Healthy Communities Coalition’s monthly breakfast meeting at the Silver Springs Community Center on Thursday April 14, 2016, the group we will consider the question, “Are we collectively leading our community towards thriving?” Coalition director Christy McGill explains that the discussion…

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