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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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Community Roots’ Dec. 7 Holiday Open House

Community Roots & Shoots’ annual Holiday Open House is Saturday December 7 from 11am-6pm at 209 Dayton Valley Road. Save the date for opportunities to shop local. Everything in the shop will be 10% off during the event. Complimentary treats…

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Nov – Dec Healthy Communities News

During November and December, Healthy Communities is hosting a blood drive, a Third Thursdays event, and a holiday open house at Community Roots & Shoots. Our food pantries in Yerington, Dayton and Silver Springs are seeking donations such as canned…

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Community Wellness Survey

Lyon County communities – Healthy Communities Coalition is beginning the process of writing our next 3-year Comprehensive Community Prevention Plan (CCPP) and we need your help. Healthy Communities has created a short Community Wellness Survey and we value your input….

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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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August 12th Panel Highlights Opportunities For Employers

  Dayton, Nevada- The Dayton Chamber of Commerce, Lyon Human Services, JOIN Inc, and Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties are partnering to sponsor a panel presentation for area employers on Saturday, August 12th from 11am-1pm at the…

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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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No Healthy Communities Meeting in July

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties does not meet during July each year. Meetings resume as normal in August on Thursday, August 10th, 2017 at 9am. In the meanwhile, check out our volunteer-powered food pantries in Yerington, Dayton,…

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School Gardens – Part of a Healthy Food System in Lyon County, Nevada

Lyon County, Nevada – In Lyon County, located in rural northern Nevada, a recurring theme from community members and staff from schools, social services and health care agencies was a dream to increase access to affordable, local produce. Healthy Communities Coalition…

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Summer Arts and Science Program in Historic Silver City, Nevada

Silver City, Nevada– Each summer, Healthy Communities partners with the historic Comstock community of Silver City,  plus many regional groups and volunteers, to organize a  summer science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) program that’s free to youth in the Northern Nevada…

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