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Art, Food, and Roots with Reno Bites, Dolan Automotive Group and Urban Roots on October 16

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With my babe snuggled against me in his Baby K’Tan and my four-year-old daughter holding my right hand, my kids and I stared in wonder at the surprising view that opened before us. We’d just walked around the corner of a somewhat dodgy-feeling building adorned in 70’s style brown and …

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Reno Race for the Cure: Why This Cancer Fighter is Joining The Race

The Sizzlebuns Race for the Cure Team

My name is Sarah Herndon. I am a 30-year-old breast cancer fighter. At 27-years-old I was diagnosed with late stage inflammatory breast cancer. I underwent 4 months of chemotherapy, a double mastectomy and 6 weeks of radiation. Unfortunately, my cancer spread to other parts of my body. I am not …

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Sierra Arts Foundation: Helping Local Students Think Creatively

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As a mother of two young Washoe County School District Students, I recognize the pressure our schools are under to develop well rounded students.  As the Executive Director for Sierra Arts Foundation, Reno’s designated Local Arts Agency, I also know what integrating arts curriculum can do to connect students to …

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Moms, Nevada Kids Need Mentors and Nevada Mentors is Helping!

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I want to take a moment and talk about mentors and their importance. A few weeks ago, the Community Foundation of Western Nevada reached out to me about a new program they are launching, Nevada Mentors. I consider myself incredibly lucky to have had and still have so many mentors …

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