Volunteers needed to bring daffodils to life Saturday

MAY CENTER NEWS RELEASE Winter is still months away, but the staff at the Wilbur D. May Arboretum are already thinking about next spring! Volunteers are needed to help plant 4,000 daffodil bulbs on the annual Community Bulb Planting Day. Park staff will show you how to plant and care for daffodils. With your help, […]

Silver Stage Co-Op changes store hours, meeting times for winter

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SILVER SPRINGS — Silver Springs now has a community-owned store where locals get to make the decisions, create  jobs and contribute  to local agriculture. The Silver Stage Co-Op Association has a natural foods buying club that carries products from Northern Nevada farmers through the Distributors of Regional & Organic Produce and Products program. The co-op […]

American Red Cross launches Holiday Mail for Heroes Campaign

RED CROSS NEWS RELEASE – Join the American Red Cross for a light breakfast on Tuesday, October 29, at 9:30 a.m. to support our military by signing holiday cards to launch its Holiday Mail for Heroes Campaign. Supporters and volunteers of the Northern Nevada Chapter will also be recognized for their generosity, service, and volunteerism. […]

PHOTO GALLERY: Reno Bites Week chef’s showdown awes and inspires

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On Saturday, October 26th, Reno Bites Week culminated in the Chef’s Showdown which pitted eight of Reno’s best chefs against each other in a race to create dishes using the mystery ingredients from local farms. The mystery ingredients included fresh tilapia from Hungry Mother Farms, butternut squash from Perry and Sons Farms, Hawaiian Ginger from […]

Raffle supports Veterans Guest House

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VETERANS GUEST HOUSE NEWS RELEASE – The Salute and Support Our Veterans fundraising raffle is underway now through Saturday, December 14. With the purchase of a $100 raffle ticket donors get a chance to win either a $7,500 grand prize or one of five $500 prizes. Only 500 tickets will be sold which improves your […]

Boys & Girls Club celebrates 37th Annual Awards Banquet with “Dr. Seuss” themed evening – honors local attorney Leo Bergin

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BOYS & GIRLS CLUB NEWS RELEASE – The Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows recognizes the best in volunteerism and community support at this year’s “Dr. Seuss” themed 37th Annual Awards Banquet presented by Hot August Nights Foundation, Thursday, November 7 at the Silver Legacy Resort Casino. Cocktail service begins at 5:00 p.m. followed […]

More than 1,400 emergency managers gathering in Reno

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INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF EMERGENCY MANAGERS NEWS RELEASE – More than 1,400 emergency managers from around the United States and the world have gathered in Reno, to attend the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) 61st Annual Conference & EMEX 2013, now until October 30, at the Silver Legacy Hotel and Reno Events Center. The conference […]

Shakespeare’s “Foolish Mortals” Casting Call

SIERRA SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS NEWS RELEASE – On November 3 and 6, the Sierra School of Performing Arts is casting for their production of Shakespeare’s “Foolish Mortals.” Auditions on November 3 will be conducted from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. On November 6, auditions are from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The location is […]

The University’s featured events for Thursday, Oct. 25 – Friday, Nov. 1

Nevada Day – Friday, Oct. 25 No classes; administrative offices closed. March from the Arch and Homecoming Carnival– Friday, Oct. 25 5:30 p.m.: Social and Rally, Harrah’s Reno Plaza, Downtown Reno 7:30 p.m.: Homecoming Parade of Lights, Virginia Street and Commercial Row 8 p.m.: Homecoming Carnival, University Quad 9:30 p.m.: Homecoming Pep Rally, featuring the […]

Fallon shines bright at Nevada 150 kick-off event Oct. 31

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FALLON — Join Fallon Mayor Ken Tedford in kicking-off Nevada’s 150th birthday celebration with the official lighting of the historic Lariat Motel sign from 5 – 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31. The fully-restored sign, donated to the Churchill Arts Council (CAC) by Ray and Dee Dee Ferguson in 2005, is being re-lit as a commemorative […]