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Healthy Communities Expands Food Security Efforts to Large Greenhouse in Dayton

Dayton, Nevada – In 2010 Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties, a nonprofit based in Dayton, began strategically working toward improving our local food system to provide food to residents in need in our communities. These efforts have…

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Food Drive Brings In Over 1,000 Pounds for Dayton Pantry

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties reports that a March food drive at the Dayton Grocery Outlet brought in 1,082 pounds of food for the Coalition’s Dayton Food Pantry clients. Lisa Selmi, Healthy Communities’ fiscal manager, said, “We…

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Dayton Food Pantry Seeks Volunteers

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties’ Dayton Food Pantry is seeking additional volunteers. Due to the pandemic and ripple effects such as unemployment, there has been an increase in the need for the Pantry’s services. Volunteers are needed…

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Food Pantries Seek Donations for Thanksgiving

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties’ food pantries in Dayton, Yerington and Silver Springs are asking for donations of typical Thanksgiving side dish ingredients. This week, the food pantries are seeking donations of canned pumpkin. Next week, they…

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Potluck at Silver Stage Pantry’s New Location March 1

Silver Springs, Nevada – Healthy Communities Coalition’s Silver Stage Food Pantry is moving. We are thrilled to be partnering with Veterans Healing Camp for our new home! Visit us in our new location at 1775 US Highway 50 East, Silver…

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October 19 Golf Tournament Will Raise Funds for Dayton Food Pantry

Dayton, Nevada – A Fall Harvest Golf Tournament (“Drive Out Hunger”) with breakfast and lunch takes place on Saturday, October 19th at the Dayton Valley Golf Course. The event, hosted by Js’ Bistro and the golf course, will raise funds for…

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Thursday Event Includes Free BBQ, Family Activities, Music and More

Lyon County, Nevada – New “3rd Thursday” events in Lyon County aim to bring groups, families and communities together with family friendly activities. The first event kicks off in Dayton this Thursday July 18th from 4pm-7pm with music, family activities…

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Free Cooking Class Tues April 9th

Dayton, Nevada – Healthy Communities’ fabulous cooking classes are back! Join us Tuesday, April 9th, starting at 5:30m at the Dayton Community Center at 170 Pike Street. Everyone is welcome. This month, we’ll focus on ways to create nutritious, delicious…

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Free Cooking Class and Dinner Feb 26

Dayton, Nevada – Healthy Communities’ free cooking class and dinner is on February 26th at 5:30pm at the Dayton Community Center at 170 Pike Street. This month, the focus is on ‘Boosting Moods With Foods.’ Dietitian Kim Mason will explain…

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Super Bowl Sunday Benefit for Dayton Food Pantry

Dayton, Nevada -The annual Chili Cook-off and Super Bowl Party at the Dayton Valley Golf Club takes place on Super Bowl Sunday from noon to 3pm. The event includes a ‘People’s Choice’ Tasting; an All-you-can-taste for $5; a bowl of…

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