Governor’s proclamation and radon poster contest winners’ certificates and awards presented Jan. 3

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Radon Education Program (NREP) was presented with a proclamation from Governor Brian Sandoval designating January 2013 as National Radon Action Month in Nevada. The presentation was held in conjunction with the Radon Poster Contest Award Ceremony on Thursday, Jan. 3 at the close of a radon seminar at the Washoe […]

Reno Chamber Orchestra’s College Concerto Competition winner performs

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RENO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA NEWS RELEASE – Violist Kayleigh Miller, the winner of the Reno Chamber Orchestra’s twenty-fourth annual College Concerto Competition, will be the featured soloist with the Orchestra in its concerts on Saturday, January 26 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, January 27 at 2:00 p.m. at UNR’s Nightingale Concert Hall. Ms. Miller will perform […]

Sugar Bowl’s 49ers NFC championship game party

SUGAR BOWL NEWS RELEASE DONNER SUMMIT — Do you want to hit the slopes on Sunday but not miss the San Francisco 49ers’ NFC championship game against the Atlanta Falcons? Sugar Bowl Resort has you covered with a full-on football party at the resort’s Judah Lodge, featuring two big screens, drink specials on Sugar Bowl […]

Discovery Museum open on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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DISCOVERY MUSEUM NEWS RELEASE – The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum (The Discovery) will be open on two upcoming Mondays, a day the museum is normally closed to the public. The Discovery will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 21, and on Presidents Day, Monday, February […]

A natural sense of the music

The Reno Philharmonic Orchestra presents the fourth concert in the Classix series on January 13 and 15, featuring Beethoven and Tchaikovsky.Internationally-renowned Argentinian pianist and Gilmore Artist Award recipient Ingrid Fliter will perform Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major op. 58. Plus, Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6, op. 74 Pathétique. Prior to the performance, music director and […]

E-Book reader help available at Washoe County libraries

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Do you own or are you planning to buy an e-reader, smartphone or tablet computer?  Learn how to find and download free e-books and audiobooks from the library.  Six libraries offer ongoing E-Book Café’s to help patrons take advantage of the over 7,000 e-books available for free at the library. “Many […]

New artwork on So. Virginia St. to be dedicated Thursday

CITY OF RENO NEWS RELEASE The city of Reno will dedicate the Reno Star (by Artist Mark Suzulgit) Thursday, Jan. 17. The celebration will begin at 4 p.m. at the northwest corner of South McCarran Boulevard and South Virginia Street. The city of Reno Arts and Culture Commission collaborated with the Reno Sparks Convention and […]

Winners of 2012 Silver ACE Awards include Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey

Volunteer dentists and hygienists treated over 200 people during the Medical Outreach Response Event (MORE) in 2012, organized by Healthy Communities Coalition. An expanded MORE event will be offered to under-insured residents of Lyon, Storey and Mineral counties March 16-17, 2013.

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey has been selected as one of the recipients of the 2012 Silver ACE Awards. The Nevada State Health Division, Chronic Disease and Health Promotion Section created these awards as a means of recognizing outstanding chronic disease prevention and health promotion efforts by their community partners. […]

New Laxalt building gallery debuts

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SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE “Stop the Car, Dad!” is the debut exhibit featured in the new Laxalt Building Gallery at the offices of Nevada Magazine in Carson City through March 1. The new art space is in the historic building that rings chimes throughout the community at 401 N. Carson St.  The gallery is open to […]

Martin Luther King Jr. events planned

RAJAN ZED NEWS RELEASE The Northern Nevada Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Committee and the Nevada Clergy Association announce the 27th annual Interfaith Community Memorial Service on Sunday, Jan. 20, at 3 p.m. at the Second Baptist Church, 1265 Montello St. in Reno. This year’s program theme is “Moving Forward with the Dream.” The keynote […]

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