Sundance hosts book release party for The Short, Short Hitchhiker

SUNDANCE NEWS RELEASE What: Sundance will host a reception to celebrate the publication of The Short, Short Hitchhiker, the autobiography of Stanley Gurcze edited by Richard Menzies. The program will include a short presentation and reading by Menzies followed by Q & A and book signing. Where: Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Avenue, Reno. […]

Nevada now offering fallen military license plate to families of war dead

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By Sean Whaley, Nevada News Bureau: The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles announced today that a new license plate honoring fallen military personnel who died of injuries while on active duty is now available to family members. The Fallen Military license plate, authorized in the 2011 legislative session by Senate Bill 154, is now available […]

Events galore this holiday season at the museum

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE EXHIBITIONS The Altered Landscape: Photographs of a Changing Environment September 24, 2011 – January 8, 2012 Celebrating the institution’s signature photography collection that examines human interaction and intervention with environments, The Altered Landscape represents a diversity of artists, including Edward Burtynsky, Fandra Chang, Stephane Courturier, Pipo Nguyen-duy, Otobong Nkanga, Amy Stein, and […]

Veterans Day parade tomorrow

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CITY OF RENO NEWS RELEASE The city of Reno is proud to be holding a parade in honor of our veterans tomorrow. The entire community is invited to attend. The parade will begin at 11:11 a.m. on South Virginia Street at Court Street and will travel northbound to 5th Street. The theme of the parade […]

“Be in the Know” phone application developed for University students

Screenshot of the new “Be in the Know” phone application providing students access to campus events, coupons and alcohol education. Image provided by The Nevada Sagebrush.

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE The free iPhone, Android app gives students access to campus events, coupons and alcohol education The University of Nevada, Reno Office of Student Conduct recently unveiled its new campus and alcohol education application for students, “Be in the Know.” The app is available for a free download on iPhone and Android phones. […]

City of Reno closures for Veterans Day

CITY OF RENO NEWS RELEASE Reno City Hall and city administrative offices will be closed tomorrow in observance of Veterans Day. In addition, the Evelyn Mount Northeast Community Center and Pool, Neil Road Recreation Center, Teglia’s Paradise Park Activity Center, McKinley Arts and Culture Center and Sibayan R.E.C. and Southside Cultural Center will be closed. […]

United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra expands service area to include northeast Nevada counties

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE At the request of United Way Worldwide in January of this year, United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra’s (UWNNS) Board of Directors voted to accept responsibility for serving the Nevada counties that previously had been served by United Way of the Great Basin which include Elko, Eureka, White Pine, Lander […]

Governor proclaims Nov. 17 as Nevada’s Big Give Day

NEVADAGIVES NEWS RELEASE As the start of November ushers in the holiday giving season, Gov. Brian Sandoval has proclaimed Thursday, Nov. 17, as Nevada’s Big Give Day. The formal recognition of this one-day, online giving initiative, Nevada’s Big Give, encourages each Nevadan to give back to the community by donating to philanthropic organizations to improve […]

Nevada’s McKeen Motor Car nominated for National Historic Landmark status

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DCNR NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY — Ron James, chairman of the National Historic Landmarks Committee, announced today that the McKeen Motor Car at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City has been recommended for listing by his committee. “If the nomination clears the remaining hurdles, this will be the first piece of railroad equipment […]

Valerie Glenn and Kelly Glenn with The Glenn Group attend International Women’s Forum World Leadership Conference

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SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Valerie Glenn, CEO of The Glenn Group, and Kelly Glenn, Director of Account Service for The Glenn Group, recently attended the 2011 International Women’s Forum World Leadership Conference held in Washington D.C. The theme of this year’s conference was Balance & Power in the 21st Century. More than 800 members from 40 […]

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