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Remote Area Medical (RAM) Will Visit Yerington, Carson City, and Vegas in 2015!

Nevada – It’s official! Remote Area Medical (RAM) will bring free medical, dental, and vision services to Nevada again, this time visiting 3 areas of Nevada in October 2015: Yerington, Carson City AND Las Vegas! To find out more about what happened…

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Cortney Bloomer newest member of HCC Board of Directors

The regional nonprofit Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey is delighted to announce Lyon County resident Cortney Bloomer as the newest addition to its board of directors! We count ourselves lucky to have access to her energy, wide-ranging knowledge, and…

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New Program Serves Parents of Newborns in Lyon and Storey Communities

Lyon/Storey Nevada Towns – Healthy Communities Coalition has great news for families in Lyon and Storey communities! In late 2014, the Coalition was awarded $679,559 from the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health for a Home Visiting program through the Healthy Families America…

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More Than $8 Million in Federal Funding Coming To Lyon, Washoe and Nye

Nevada – In 2014, the Nevada Department of Health and Human Service’s Division of Public and Behavioral Health was one of only 7 states to receive the federal Safe Schools/Healthy Students grant. The award is for $8,677,011 over 4 years…

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Farm to School Helps Get More Local Produce into Lyon Schools and BGC

Lyon County, Nevada– In 2013, Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey got great news –  the collaborative was one of 71 groups spanning 42 states and the District of Columbia receiving support through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm to School…

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Learn how to make Salmon Albondiga at the Dayton Community Center

Dayton, Nevada -There will be another free cooking demonstration at the Dayton Community Center on Monday, January 19th at 5:30pm. This month, Alaska Salmon Albondiga (meatball soup) is on the menu. Freida Carbery of Healthy Communities Coalition says, “Mark your…

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Supportive, Fun Weight Loss Support Group and Zumba Class Meeting in Dayton

Dayton, Nevada – Healthy Communities Coalition hosts a weight loss support group which meets every Wednesday at the Dayton Valley Community Center at 170 Pike Street. Participants report that the meetings are fun and full of support, with members sharing nutritious recipes…

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Play Bunco and Help the Tooth Fairy “Save a Smile!”

Bunco is coming! Bunco is coming! We can all use a fun night out for a good cause. When you join us for dinner and an evening of Bunco, you’ll also be adding to funds to help children in our…

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FREE Nevada Tobacco Quitline and Tobacco Cessation Classes

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey offers IN-PERSON, free tobacco cessation classes with wonderful instructor Kathy McIntosh. Call Kathy (559-303-8759) if you’d like to attend upcoming classes in Silver Springs or Dayton. There is also a very helpful free ONLINE service called the Nevada Tobacco…

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Wow, 2014 was productive! Join us for an even better year in 2015?

Wow, what a productive year 2014 has been! As this year comes to a close, we wanted to share some of the wins that YOU helped achieve with your communities in 2014– and a sneak peek of what’s to come in 2015. Healthy…

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