Easy ways to save energy this winter

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Stay warm and comfortable this winter while holding down heating costs. NV Energy’s Chad Piekarz, an energy efficiency expert, says the following tips represent simple, inexpensive ways to save: Set the furnace thermostat at 58 degrees during the day when you are away from home and at night. When you’re at home […]

TMCC dental hygiene and assisting students provide more than $60,000 in oral health care during Dentistry from the Heart event

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE As a dedicated community partner, Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) continues to promote good dental health by delivering unparalleled care to Northern Nevadans. On Friday, Nov. 11, TMCC dental assisting and dental hygiene students joined forces with local dentists, Sala Family Dentistry and Dr. Scott Boyden, to provide free dental care to […]

Renown continues its commitment to quality care for seniors

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Providing additional resources for seniors needing emergent care, Renown Health announces expansions to its NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) Program. As part of this continued commitment, Renown recently opened a dedicated senior lounge in the Emergency Room at Renown Regional Medical Center. Seniors now have access to a lounge in […]

Forest Service seeks volunteers for 2012 Winter Trek Express

South Lake Tahoe, Calif. –The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is looking for volunteers to assist with the Winter Trek Express environmental education program for fifth-graders, beginning January 9 through March 30, 2012.   This three-hour environmental education program takes place at 9,000 ft. of elevation at the Heavenly Ski Resort via […]

The U.S. Forest Service looking for volunteers to assist with the Winter Trek Express environmental education program for fifth-graders.

South Lake Tahoe, Calif. –The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is looking for ski and snowboard volunteers to lead guided interpretive tours at Heavenly Mountain Ski Resort one day a week from January through April 2012.   These interpretive tours are intended to educate resort visitors about the natural and cultural history […]

City will monitor Santa Pub Crawl

CITY OF RENO NEWS RELEASE The city of Reno’s Community Safety and Service Team will be visiting downtown businesses to ensure Saturday’s Santa Pub Crawl is a safe and fun event for everyone. CSAST will be out monitoring businesses to make certain that efforts are made by business staff to inform patrons it is illegal […]

Reno Firefighters plan Community Assistance Program fundraiser

CITY OF RENO NEWS RELEASE The Garden Shop Nursery and Reno firefighters would like to turn the recent Caughlin Fire tragedy into a positive for the community by having an event/fundraiser. The fundraiser will be at the Garden Shop Nursery at 3636 Mayberry Drive on Dec. 14 from 4 to 9 p.m. Everyone is invited […]

University welcomes new project director for the Sanford Center for Aging

The University of Nevada, Reno welcomes new Project Director for the Sanford Center for Aging’s Volunteer Programs, Scott Trevithick, to campus.

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Scott Trevithick brings 20 years of experience to University of Nevada, Reno Scott Trevithick has joined the University of Nevada, Reno Division of Health Sciences as the project director for the Sanford Center for Aging’s Volunteer Programs. Trevithick, whose program development experience spans more than 20 years, will oversee the center’s volunteer […]

AT&T and United Way release family engagement for high school success toolkit

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Informed by best practices from United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra Recognizing the role that family engagement plays as part of a comprehensive strategy to keep teens in school and ensure that they graduate prepared for the future, AT&T,* United Way Worldwide, and Harvard Family Research Project unveiled a toolkit […]

The Children’s Cabinet achieves NACCRRA Quality Assurance

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE Northern Nevada nonprofit nationally recognized as one of the leading child care resource and referral agencies in the country The Children’s Cabinet announced that the organization has attained Quality Assurance, establishing it as one of the nation’s leading Child Care Resource and Referral agencies (CCR&Rs). The national recognition was awarded by the […]

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