Helmets are Cool Instagram contest promotes safety in action sports

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HIGH FIVES FOUNDATION NEWS RELEASE TRUCKEE – Win gear from POC Sports in the High Fives Non-Profit Foundation’s #HelmetsAreCool photo contest! In celebration of its new, upcoming video documentary on helmet safety, the High Fives Foundation has teamed up with POC Sports for an Instagram-based photo contest called #HelmetsAreCool. Happening now, photos uploaded to the […]

Art, Food and Roots is July 28

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SUBMITTED NEWS–Happy kids learning on the Urban Roots farm, educators working in the garden, beautiful dishes of food prepared by 4th St. Bistro, a tour of the hydroponic grow bus, and more. Information is here: www.urgc.org.

REMSA to conduct emergency medical drill at ‘Kids U’ Monday

REMSA MEDIA ADVISORY WHO: Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) WHAT: REMSA has partnered with the University of Nevada, Reno’s Kids University Summer Camp and the High Sierra Area Health Education Center and will conduct a mass casualty incident drill with kids in 6th through 8th grade enrolled in the program. This drill will demonstrate […]

Run on Tuna fundraiser is back in Sept.

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SUBMITTED NEWS — While Hunger Action Month is still a few months off, Run on Tuna is starting to collect items now for a garage sale fundraiser it will be holding in September to help raise money to purchase cans of tuna. This is the third year Run on Tuna has made the commitment to […]

Dolan Auto Group kicks off All-Star Week with free BBQ and Fanfest tickets

DOLAN AUTO NEWS RELEASE Dolan Auto Group, northern Nevada new and used Toyota, Scion, Lexus and Mazda-Kia dealer, is the title sponsor of the 2013 Triple-A All-Star Game being held at Aces Ballpark in downtown Reno on July 17. To commemorate, Dolan Auto Group is hosting several events around the city, offering free food, game […]

Discover your parks Thursday evening walks

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WASHOE COUNTY NEWS — In cooperation with our parks partners, Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation is leading weekly interpretive hikes in a park near you. Every Thursday evening at 7 p.m. you can explore a new location and learn about the unique and varied ecology and history of parks in our area. Each walk takes approximately 90 […]

Bartley Ranch hosts open house Saturday for Reno Rodeo

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS — The Reno Rodeo is the “Wildest, Richest Rodeo in the West” and has a long history in the Truckee Meadows. Bartley Ranch Regional Park has direct ties to the rodeo through former owner and bronc riding champion Gus Bartley, and the park is currently featuring an exhibit of artifacts and memorabilia […]

Whittemore Peterson Institute Hosts “Light Up the Night” Gala on September 13, 2013

 Whittemore Peterson Institute (WPI) will hold “Light Up the Night,” its eighth annual I Hope You Dance fundraising gala, on Friday, September 13, 2013, at the Atlantis Resort and Casino. The country themed event will kick off at 6:00 p.m. with cocktails and a silent auction, followed by fine dining and dancing. The celebration will […]

Reno Chamber Orchestra performs for Reno’s Artown and “Under the Stars”

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RENO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA NEWS RELEASE – The Reno Chamber Orchestra presents two chamber music concerts during the month of July. On Sunday, July 21 at 3:00 p.m., the “Nevada Chamber Music Festival in July” is an hour-long concert at South Reno United Methodist Church, 200 De Spain Lane in Reno. This concert is presented as part […]

District Attorney’s office to provide outreach at Sparks Farmer’s Market this week

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE The Washoe County District Attorney’s community outreach team will be at the Sparks Farmer’s Market in Victorian Square July 11 and August 22 to answer questions residents may have about a variety of topics and programs. “It provides an excellent opportunity for us to interact with the community because we get […]

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