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My Family’s Year-of-Service Project

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I’ve sentenced my family to a year of community service. Let me explain. At the end of 2016, my husband and I bought a house. I mean, it’s the kind of house we feel like we never want to leave. Granite countertops, hardwood floors. We have a great view of …

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Go Forth and #Light the World

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For the last few years, my family has followed the LDS #LightTheWorld service calendar during the holidays. The calendar has acts of service for each day in December accompanied by short videos. Some suggestions require a little more effort than others. Most are things that can be done very easily, like “love …

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Nevada Toys for Tots Drive Plus A Chance To Win A Free Car Detail!

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Calling all Christmas elves!!! The annual, northern Nevada Toys for Tots Drive is happening NOW through December 10! Dolan Auto Group is proud to partner with the Marines for this campaign yet again. We have participated in Toys for Tots for 6 years running and we look forward to helping …

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

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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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