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Lyon Community Selected as Finalist for RWJF Culture of Health Prize

Community Health Efforts Recognized as Lyon County Region Advances in Prize Selection Process The Lyon County, Nevada community has been chosen as a finalist for the RWJF Culture of Health Prize given by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. “Selected from…

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Healthy Communities’ Welcomes VISTA Marielle Toll

Northern Nevada – Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey’s 2017-2018 VISTA staff member is Marielle Toll. “Marielle brings a whole host of skills and talents to the position,” said Healthy Communities’ director Wendy Madson. “She designed websites for area…

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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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Healthy Communities Meets Sept 14th

Regional Meeting – You’re invited to the Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties’ (HCC) monthly breakfast meeting on Thurs Sept 14th at 9am at the Silver Springs Community Center. Retirement Announcements: We will also be honoring Peggy Edwards…

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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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Healthy Communities Meets Nov. 10th

Silver Springs, Nevada – Please join us for the November breakfast meeting of the Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties (HCC) at the Silver Springs Community Center on Thursday November 10th at 9am. The meeting will include discussion of the…

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Healthy Communities’ Fall and Winter News

At first glance, the list of activities below may seem like random and unrelated activities. But as a whole, these activities reflect a deep collective impact. As HCC board member Sarah Adler phrases it, “While it may look like just a…

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