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Opening for VISTA service in Dayton Nevada area

There’s a fantastic service and training opportunity being offered in the Dayton, Nevada area. A VISTA member with a dedication to teamwork is needed to help increase access to food, thereby improving food security and wellness in the community. As…

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Healthy Communities Sept 9 Speakers Discuss Rural Nutrition Initiative Plus Fernley Foundation

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties hosts it’s September meeting on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 9am via Zoom (connection details below). The public meeting includes member updates and introductions, discussion of matters of regional importance to health…

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Dayton Farmers Market Opens

It is almost Farmers Market season! Healthy Communities Coalition’s Dayton Farmers Market will take place each Thursday June 10 through September 30, 2021. Cash, major credit cards, USDA Senior Farmers Market coupons, WIC (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants,…

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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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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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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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Dayton Farmers Market Vendor Application 2019

Healthy Communities Coalition is inviting farmers to participate in our annual Dayton Farmers Market, Thursdays this summer from 4-7 pm.  Healthy Communities does NOT charge vendors a weekly booth fee. We do encourage vendors to kindly consider a weekly donation…

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Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Meets Thursday January 10

Healthy Communities Coalition’s January breakfast meeting includes a discussion and request for input on the Coalition’s updated Comprehensive Community Prevention Plan with the Storey and Lyon regions. The public meeting is on Thursday, January 10th, 2019 at 9am at the…

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