Healthy Communities Coalition

Monthly Archives: May 2016


Annual Post Office Food Drive Brings Three Truck Loads of Donations to Dayton Pantry

Dayton, Nevada – The Dayton Post Office helped collect over 364 bags of food for the Dayton Food Pantry on May 14th! Every year on the second Saturday of May, letter carriers in more than 10,000 cities and towns across…

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Marijuana Legalization:Nationally Known Expert Speaks at Fernley Luncheon May 24

A free luncheon event is being offered in Fernley with a nationally known expert and speaker on the impacts of marijuana use legalization. The event is takes place at 11am on Tuesday, May 24th at the Fernley Community Center at…

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Healthy Communities Chosen for MacArthur Foundation Award

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties was awarded $10,000 by the MacArthur Foundation based on its model for exchanging information among state and private mental health groups, juvenile probation, schools, social services agencies and nonprofits, with regard to…

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$62,000 Will Help Two Proven Programs Continue

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties is subgranting $62,000 to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department to help continue two very successful strategies: the Mobile Outreach Safety Team (MOST) and the Forensic Assessment Services Triage Team (FASTT). The grant comes…

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Job Position: Project Manager for Community Health Worker Association

A full time Project Manager/ Operations and Communications Coordinator will be hired to manage the logistics of outreach strategies, scheduling of professional development, design of online evaluation tools and data collection of Community Health Workers, website development and maintenance and…

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Healthy Communities meets Thurs May 12

Healthy Communities’ monthly breakfast meeting takes place this Thursday, May 12th, 2016 at 9am at the Silver Springs Community Center. Join us for discussion and action planning on issues affecting community vibrancy in the Lyon and Storey regions; with updates…

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Applications for FREE Youth Leadership Camp at Tahoe

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties has been hosting summer camps for Northwestern Nevada’s brightest young leaders for over a decade now. This year, the free training for youth from the Lyon, Storey and Douglas region for ages…

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