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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 Coalition Receives Support from NV Energy Foundation

The NV Energy Foundation made pandemic response and recovery its primary focus in 2020, providing more than $2 million to 91 nonprofit organizations. Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties was among the nonprofits to receive support to help…

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Help Your Community, Earn Money for College This Summer in Dayton, NV

The nonprofit Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties is pleased to offer summer AmeriCorps service opportunities in the large greenhouse we’re now operating in Dayton as part of our new Rural Health and Nutrition Initiative. Plans for the…

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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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Dayton Food Pantry Seeks Volunteers

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties’ Dayton Food Pantry is seeking additional volunteers. Due to the pandemic and ripple effects such as unemployment, there has been an increase in the need for the Pantry’s services. Volunteers are needed…

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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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Healthy Communities Meets in Silver Springs Dec. 12

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties (HCC) meets on the second Thursday of each month at 9am in various locations in Storey and Lyon counties. The Coalition’s next public meeting is Thursday December 12 at the Silver Springs…

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Over 4,000 Pounds of Food Donated Through Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

Dayton, Nevada -The annual Letter Carriers’ “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive was a big success in Dayton. The community donated over 4,000 pounds of food for Healthy Communities Coalition’s Dayton Food Pantry through the May 12th food drive! The postal…

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Everyone Invited to May 20th Beautification Day

Dayton, Nevada -The nonprofit Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties is inviting volunteers to help beautify the Dayton Food Pantry, the nonprofit garden center Community Roots & Shoots, and Healthy Communities grounds on Sunday, May 20th from 9am-4pm…

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