Boys & Girls Clubs of Nevada announce Youth of the Year awards

(Photo): Felix Cox, outstanding teen of the year.

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF NEVADA NEWS RELEASE – Selected out of seven outstanding youth, Felix Cox, Boys & Girls of Truckee Meadows has been named the Nevada Youth of the Year by Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) for his sound character, leadership skills and willingness to give back to the community. Being […]

One woman, one dog, one horse and 450 miles across Nevada


SUBMITTED NEWS This spring, one Reno woman will embark on the adventure of a lifetime to help wild horses. Along with her horse and dog, Samantha Szesciorka will make a solo journey 450 miles across Nevada, through some of the state’s most remote and challenging terrain. Through this effort, Samantha hopes to encourage wild horse […]

TEDx University – Things I Love That Make My Business Successful (video)

Mark Estee

Things I Love That Make My Business Successful is the fourth video installation of This Is Reno’s TEDx University profile, description provided by Kendra Fleming. In this TEDx Talks video, Mark Estee, owner of the restaurant “Campo” in Reno, Nevada, talks about business and entrepreneurship, centering this talk with the subject of how he builds […]

Atlantis Steakhouse to present all-inclusive Scotch dinner on March 26

Atlantis Steakhouse, inside the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, will offer a Taste of Scotch Dinner at 6 p.m. March 26. A master of whisky will be on hand to guide guests as they sample different styles of single malt scotches from Highland to Islay. The menu pays tribute to Scottish cuisine, featuring traditional ingredients prepared […]

The Four Preps to perform March 29-30 at Carson Valley Inn

MINDEN – The Four Preps, which burst onto the music scene with 1958’s “26 Miles,” will perform at 7 p.m. March 29-30 at the Carson Valley Inn Ballroom, U.S. 395 in Minden. The group features original lead singer Bruce Belland and Bob Duncan, former leader of the Diamonds. Mike Redman and Skip Taylor, formerly of […]

TMCC students take home ADDY Awards at local competition


TRUCKEE MEADOWS COMMUNITY COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE TRUCKEE – On Friday, graphic communications students at Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) racked up 14 local Student ADDY Awards from the 2013 ADDY Awards Ceremony, hosted by the American Advertising Federation (AAF) Reno. The event was held at EDGE Nightclub at Peppermill Resort Casino and honored the best in […]

O’Hara performs March 14 in Fernley


SUBMITTED NEWS FERNLEY — Mig O’Hara arrived in Reno in 1992. After twenty years of performing in casino revue shows, lounges, clubs, theatres, festivals, conventions, and special events, she is reinventing herself as a concert artist. Regarding her upcoming show, “Young Dog, Old Tricks”, Mig reflects: I am many things: a daughter, a sister, a […]

Monster Jam drivers visit Renown Children’s Hospital

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RENOWN NEWS On March 8, Nicole Johnson, driver of Scooby Doo and Chuck Werner, driver of El Toro Loco celebrated the crushing power of courage and confidence with patients at Renown Children’s Hospital, 1155 Mill St., in Reno. Patients spent one-on-one time with Nicole and Chuck, received autographs and took photos with the duo, who […]

Reno Youth Jazz Orchestra to perform Saturday at Come in from the Cold series

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Washoe County Regional Parks presents the Reno Youth Jazz Orchestra this Saturday, March 9, at Bartley Ranch as the final presentation of the 17th season of the popular Come in from the Cold Winter Entertainment Series. Capacity is limited to 280 persons, and doors open at 5 p.m. The Come in […]

Reno River Festival returns in May


RRF News: The Reno River Festival returns to celebrate its 10th anniversary at the Truckee River Whitewater Park May 11-12, 2013. Based on athlete and spectator feedback from the 2012 event, event organizers determined a move back to its original Mother’s Day weekend is in order to help accommodate paddlers’ competitive schedule and take advantage […]

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