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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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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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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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Feb 8th Healthy Communities Meeting

Silver Springs, Nevada – Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties, a private nonprofit, convenes for its monthly public meeting at the Silver Springs Community Center on Thursday, February 8th at 9am. One of the guest speakers this month…

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Groups Add Extra Support for Silver Stage Food Pantry During the Holidays

Silver Springs, Nevada – This week’s Silver Stage Food Pantry news includes recognition for several groups that recently added support to the Pantry: Dollar General Stores, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of Virginia City, Northern Nevada Motorcylcle Association, and…

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Yerington Food Pantry Thanks Community For Support

Yerington, Nevada -The Yerington Food Pantry, located at 124 West Bridge Street in Yerington, is one of three “volunteer-powered” food pantries managed by the nonprofit Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties. Although it has only been open since…

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Healthy Communities Nov News and Notes

Below are few November 2017 highlights from Healthy Communities. Thank you to everyone who volunteers and works together to make our Lyon and Storey communities warm and welcoming places where everyone can thrive. Nov 18th Dayton Food Drive at Smith’s Grocery…

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Dayton Food Pantry Needs 300 Turkeys

Dayton, Nevada– Healthy Communities Coalition’s Dayton Food Pantry is hoping for lots of turkey donations this week. Their goal is 300 turkeys by November 16th. Food Pantry Director Alie Trier said donors have been making the best of grocery store…

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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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