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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 is needed to work together with our highly motivated team to increase access to food, thereby improving food security and wellness in the…

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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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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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Classes for Home Gardeners Who Want to Sell Their Bounty at Farmers Markets

A free, three-part course will be offered online beginning March 24, 2021. The Home Grown, Market Fresh Course is designed to provide the enthusiastic home gardener with everything they need to know to scale up their production and sell at…

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Dayton Community Garden Welcomes Applications for Garden Spaces

Sign-up forms are now available for garden plots at Healthy Communities Coalition’s Solidarity Garden in Dayton. Gardening spaces are available on a first come, first served basis, and are free for food pantry clients and SNAP recipients. All others pay…

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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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New “Connecting Lyon County Resource Line” Opens

Call the Connecting Lyon County Resource Line to speak with locals who are also certified Community Health Workers. They will work with you to locate any resources you may be searching for: housing; food; clothing; social connections; dental, medical, or…

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Free Online Diabetes Self-Management Classes Begin September 10

Registration is open for a free, online series of classes on Diabetes Self Management that begins September 10, 2020. What: This 6 week self-management class was developed at Stanford University and offers anyone living with diabetes – or anyone living…

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Free Online Diabetes Self-Management May 28-July 2

Please join us for a FREE online series of classes on Diabetes Self Management beginning May 28, 2020. What: This 6 week self-management class was developed at Stanford University and offers anyone living with diabetes – or anyone living with…

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Dayton Golf Course Hosts Chili Cookoff, Tasting, and Silent Auction to Benefit Food Pantry

Dayton, Nevada -The Dayton Chili Cookers are partnering with Healthy Communities Coalition’s Dayton Food Pantry for their annual chili cookoff, silent auction, and raffle to benefit the Pantry. Organizers say the community made this event a big success last year,…

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