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Building Community Through Food

Developing a Healthy Food Hub in the Lyon County region, 2010 to 2017 Northwestern Nevada– Although Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties began in 2001 with a focus on substance abuse prevention and community asset building, in 2010 we…

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HCC Meeting Features Employment Programs, AmeriCorps, NNDA, School Gardens

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties holds its August breakfast meeting on Thursday August 10th at 9am at the Silver Springs Community Center, 2945 Fort Churchill Street. Guest speakers include Valerie Melendez, Tribal Economic Development Director with Northern…

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Healthy Communities’ Summer 2017 News and Events

Building Hope –  Translating Hope into Action Hands-on Fun with Science Drones with Jim Barcellos of University of Nevada Reno Cooperative Extension (UNCE). For ages 8-12. Sponsored in partnership with Healthy Communities. Tues 10am-noon on Tuesday, June 13th at the…

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Community Roots Opens March 20th

Dayton, Nevada –  Community Roots is celebrating its 10th year in operation! It opens for the 2017 season on March 20th. Community Roots is located in Dayton at 60 Second (2nd) Avenue and Highway 50 (next to the Pizza Factory)….

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HCC Welcomes 10 AmeriCorps Workers

  Lyon County, Nevada – Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties recently welcomed ten AmeriCorps members who will serve communities throughout the Lyon County region during the 2016-2017 fiscal year. Christy McGill, director for Healthy Communities, explained that…

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Kathy McIntosh Wins Governor’s Points of Light Award

Silver Springs, Nevada – At the Governor’s Points of Light Awards Ceremony in Las Vegas on September 29th, 2016, Lieutenant Governor Mark Hutchinson presented Kathy McIntosh with a statewide award recognizing her exemplary work as Volunteer Manager at the Silver Stage…

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Lyon County Teens Learn Work, Academic, and Life Skills Through Unique Program

Lyon County, Nevada – This year the Comstock Youth Works (CYW) program expanded to serve four  of Lyon County’s high schools and 80 teens from communities across Lyon County, with funding from a Safe Schools/Healthy Students grant through Healthy Communities…

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