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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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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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Healthy Communities Announces VISTA Service Opportunity

Would you like to serve your community by becoming a full time VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) member? Your service (May 2021 -August 2021) will be in Dayton, Nevada with the nonprofit Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey…

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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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Part Time AmeriCorps Service Position in Silver Springs, Nevada

Would you like to serve your Silver Springs community by helping to increase food security and teaching people about good nutrition? You’ll also have a chance to earn a certificate in nutrition and to become a certified Community Health Worker…

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Free Diabetes Self Management Program

Registration is open for a free, online series of classes on Diabetes Self Management that begins July 23, 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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Diabetes Self Management Course in Dayton

Dayton, Nevada – Registration is open for a free, seven week Diabetes Self Management course at the Dayton Valley Library beginning Monday, March 23, 2020. This is a fantastic course both for those with diabetes and for caregivers looking for…

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Thursday Event Includes Free BBQ, Family Activities, Music and More

Lyon County, Nevada – New “3rd Thursday” events in Lyon County aim to bring groups, families and communities together with family friendly activities. The first event kicks off in Dayton this Thursday July 18th from 4pm-7pm with music, family activities…

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