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Healthy Communities Meets Nov. 10th

Silver Springs, Nevada – Please join us for the November breakfast meeting of the Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties (HCC) at the Silver Springs Community Center on Thursday November 10th at 9am. The meeting will include discussion of the…

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Silver City, Nevada Featured in Rural Connections Magazine

Silver City, Nevada, a community located in the historic Comstock region near Virginia City, was highlighted in the Fall 2016 issue of Rural Connections, a publication of the Western Rural Development Center. The magazine is published to inform the nation on…

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Healthy Communities’ Sept 2016 Events

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties is involved with a wide range of free community events this September. Below are 11 highlights: Sept 7th Free Vaccines in Silver Springs: Free pneumococcal vaccines for ages 18 and over, and…

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Healthy Communities Meets September 8th

Silver Springs, Nevada – The public is invited to join the Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties’ monthly meeting with discussion and action planning on a wide range of issues of regional importance on Thursday, September 8th at…

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Acclaimed Poet David Lee Comes to Nevada

Silver City, Nevada – While he’s in Nevada teaching a graduate level course on poetry at University of Nevada, Reno, acclaimed poet David Lee will also offer poetry readings on the Comstock in historic Silver City (dates to be determined)….

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Frances Melhop Comes to Resident Artist Program in Silver City

Silver City, Nevada – Narrative, story-telling visual artist Frances Melhop, voted “One of the World’s 200 Best Advertising Photographers 2009/2010″ by Luerzers Archive, will bring her skills and talents to the Resident Artist Program in Silver City this summer. She’ll…

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Internationally Acclaimed Photographer Comes To Lyon County Town

Silver City, Nevada – New Zealand born photographer and illustrator Frances Melhop, voted “One of the World’s 200 Best Advertising Photographers 2009/2010″ by Luerzers Archive, will bring her skills and talents to the Resident Artist Program in Silver City this…

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Healthy Communities’ Fall and Winter News

At first glance, the list of activities below may seem like random and unrelated activities. But as a whole, these activities reflect a deep collective impact. As HCC board member Sarah Adler phrases it, “While it may look like just a…

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Exhibit at St. Mary’s Art Center Will “Knock Your Socks Off”

*Healthy Communities Coalition adds support to free and public art and culture exhibits, performances, lectures and lessons whenever possible. The Coalition was delighted to add support to “Comstock Wabi-Sabi”, an outstanding exhibit that reflects the past and present of the historic Comstock,…

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Summer STEAM Program Attracts Youth and Adults from Comstock Communities

Silver City, Nevada – Silver City’s annual free program focusing on “STEAM” skills – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math – attracted about 50 different children, teens and adults from throughout the Comstock region during its 8 week span this…

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