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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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Photos from HCC’s 2022 Summer of STEAM

There was lots of fun and interactive learning this summer during HCC’s annual STEM + Arts = STEAM program. Check out the photos below to see some of the activities from this summer’s 8 weeks of STEAM activities for kids…

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Healthy Communities Aug Meeting Includes Zoom and In Person Options for Attending

Silver Springs, Nevada – Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties (HCC) hosts its August meeting on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 9am, with an option to attend either in-person or via Zoom (connection details below). Those who choose…

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Meditation with Brian Schorn July 5

Silver City, Nevada – The current artist-in-residence in Silver City, Brian Schorn, is also a certified meditation instructor. On Tuesday July 5 at 10am, he is offering teens and adults a free session in Calm-Abiding meditation, which is used in…

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Kids Dental Services in Fernley and Yerington

Please see the two flyers below describing free dental services for children this June in both Fernley (June 11) and Yerington (June 26). Contact Norma Espinoza of Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties to make an appointment. Flyers:

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Medical Services on June 11 in Silver Springs

Silver Springs, Nevada – There will be free medical services with a University Nevada Reno School of Medicine Rural Outreach Clinic Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 3595 Hwy 50, Suite 3 in Silver Springs. The clinic will be open from…

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Free Dental Services for Kids

Free dental exams, x-rays, extractions and fillings will be available for children on April 30 and May 1 from 9am-3pm in Yerington. To make an appointment, contact Norma Espinoza at Healthy Communities Coalition at 455-1700. Translators are available to assist…

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Free Dental and Medical Services in Silver Springs March 5th

Free dental services will be available in Silver Springs, Nevada on March 5 from 9am-1pm. To make an appointment, call Norma Espinoza of Healthy Communities Coalition at 455-1700. Additional details are in the flyer below. In addition, University Nevada, Reno’s…

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New Cooking Videos Offer Help with Basting, Roasting, Deglazing and More

Rural Health and Nutrition Initiative, in partnership with SNAP-Ed and AmeriCorps members, has a brand new series of cooking techniques videos just in time for the holidays and all the cooking the season entails. Need guidance on basting? Roasting? Sauteing?…

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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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