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Open House in Dayton Nevada Kicks Off Farm to School Month

The public is invited to an open house at the Rural Health and Nutrition Initiative (RHNI) greenhouse at 175 River Road, Dayton, Nevada 89403 on Saturday, October 8 from 10am-1pm. The free event kicks off October as Farm-to-School month, an…

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Dayton Golf Tournament Benefits Local Food Pantries

Dayton Valley Golf Club and Healthy Communities Coalition (HCC) are joining together to hold the third annual Fall Harvest Classic Golf Tournament, “Drive Out Hunger” on Saturday, September 24, 2022. All proceeds benefit HCC’s food pantries. You can participate by…

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Student Recital with Kantu Inka at Dayton Senior Center August 12

Dayton, Nevada – This summer a group of Dayton adults have been learning to play a traditional Andean instrument, the zampoña flute, with Nevada Arts Council Teaching Artists Carlos Ocampo and Julie Lozada Ocampo of Kantu Inka. They will demonstrate…

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Comstock Youth Works interns explore art and design careers with Brian Schorn

This month dozens of interns from Healthy Communities’ Comstock Youth Works (CYW) program attended a workshop outlining opportunities for careers in art and design. The workshop ended with a fun art project. Multi-disciplinary artist and college instructor Brian Schorn, who…

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Community Helps Food Pantries in Yerington, Silver Springs and Dayton on Thanksgiving and Beyond

For the Thanksgiving holiday, Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties had lots of community support gathering and distributing donations for its Yerington, Dayton and Silver Springs food pantries. “We knew we could count on the generosity of our…

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Help Your Community, Earn Money for College This Summer in Dayton, NV

The nonprofit Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties is pleased to offer summer AmeriCorps service opportunities in the large greenhouse we’re now operating in Dayton as part of our new Rural Health and Nutrition Initiative. Plans for the…

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COVID-19 and Healthy Communities Coalition

Dear Friends: In order to be part of efforts to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, Healthy Communities is making several temporary changes, including: Boxes of food will be provided to our Yerington, Dayton, and Silver Stage food pantry…

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Diabetes Self Management Course in Dayton

Dayton, Nevada – Registration is open for a free, seven week Diabetes Self Management course at the Dayton Valley Library beginning Monday, March 23, 2020. This is a fantastic course both for those with diabetes and for caregivers looking for…

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Community Roots’ Dec. 7 Holiday Open House

Community Roots & Shoots’ annual Holiday Open House is Saturday December 7 from 11am-6pm at 209 Dayton Valley Road. Save the date for opportunities to shop local. Everything in the shop will be 10% off during the event. Complimentary treats…

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Healthy Communities’ Big Rummage Sale Sat. Sept. 21!

Dayton, Nevada – Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties is hosting a special rummage sale on Saturday September 21 from 8am-4pm, at our building at 209 Dayton Valley Road. Items include new sinks, refrigerators, dishes, pots and pans,…

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