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J’s Bistro hosts dinner fundraiser

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js fundraiser and more organizersSUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE

DAYTON — Js Bistro is once again giving back to the community and hosting a dinner fundraiser in their charming, historic dining room. On March 5 from 4–8pm, they’ll offer a great bargain – a $10 spaghetti, bread and green salad dinner with $5 of each meal going to support MORE 2013. Js Bistro is located at 30 Pike Street in Old Town Dayton. No reservations are needed.

What is MORE? The Medical Outreach Response Event (MORE) is a free medical, dental, vision and mental health event for un-insured people of all ages who reside in Lyon, Storey or Mineral Counties. There is no application process for people who want services – it will be a “first come, first served” event.

Where and When is MORE 2013? The event will be held at the Silver Stage High School, 3755 West Spruce Street, Silver Springs, Nevada, on Saturday, March 16 from 8:30am-5pm and Sunday March 17 between 8:30am-3pm.

Who can get services at MORE and what are those services? Services will be offered on a first come, first served basis to un-insured residents of the Lyon, Storey and Mineral region. Services offered include medical, dental, mental health and/or vision services and medical insurance counseling. Services such as glucose tests, vision screening, HIV tests with instant results, STD risk reduction counseling, vaccinations for uninsured adults and children, chiropractic adjustments, child developmental screening, breast exams, etc as well as access to a large health information fair with information on family planning, diabetes, nutrition, tobacco and other drug use prevention and treatment, suicide prevention, etc. are also included.

Christy McGill, Director of Healthy Communities Coalition on MORE: “People have been asking why we’re doing this. My answer is that volunteers from all over Nevada are working at this event because every member of our rural Nevada family deserves basic healthcare. We’re doing this because we can, because we should, because our neighbors and our families are valuable to this great state.”

General Volunteers, Dentists and Other Health Care Volunteers Needed: Additional volunteer dentists, nurses, and physicians are needed for MORE. To volunteer, or for more information about the event, please call Healthy Communities Coalition’s volunteer coordinator, Freida Carbery, at 220-2749 or director Christy McGill at (775) 246-7550.

 

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