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School of Medicine to discontinue infusion service
RENO — The University of Nevada School of Medicine will discontinue its infusion service in the medical offices of the Department of Internal Medicine, located at 1500 E. Second St., Suite 302 in Reno, effective Aug. 30. This decision was made as the result of the retirement of one of two School of Medicine Reno-based oncologists. The infusion service is the only service affected by this decision; all other physicians and services at the Schoo...
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Animal Ark hosts Ark at Dark Aug. 17
RENO — Wolves and coyotes howling and big cats growling in the night: It’s the Ark at Dark! Animal Ark is open for this night safari from 7:30 to 9:45 p.m. on Aug. 17. After dark is an active time for the Animal Ark’s predators. Enjoy a flashlight-led tour under the stars during the comfortable cool evening temperatures. Prior to the tour, learn about Nevada’s owls. A biologist from the Nevada Department of Wildlife will bring live birds to th...
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Adoption fees reduced at Nevada Humane Society
RENO — There are more than 100 kittens in need of loving homes at the Nevada Humane Society today. Now, more than ever, the Nevada Humane Society is asking the community to open their heart and home to an adorable kitten, or two. “We’re offering special reduced adoption fees to help these kittens find loving homes,” Kimberly Chandler, Communications Manager for Nevada Humane Society said. “You can adopt two kittens for the price of one — for j...
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Nevada Historical Society free admission day to celebrate ne...
In celebration of newly expanded hours of operation, all seven Nevada state museums are offering free Saturday admission July 20.
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Sparks Grocery Outlets July food drive fights local hunger
Sparks Grocery Outlet store is kicking off the third annual Independence from Hunger food drive, a month-long, company-wide campaign.
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Children’s Cabinet’s office on Kings Row relocates
The Children’s Cabinet announced that its office previously located on the corner of Kings Row and McCarran Boulevard in northwest Reno has moved to 4055 S. Virginia St.
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American Cancer Society seeks volunteer drivers
The American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery program provides rides to patients who have no way to get to their cancer treatment.
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School of Medicine sets free clinic date for July
The University of Nevada School of Medicine has scheduled one free Student Outreach Clinic for July: the general clinic will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 13.
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Cabela’s honors ‘Hometown Heroes’
Cabela’s stores nationwide will honor the contributions of those who serve our country and communities by offering employee pricing to all veterans, active duty military and reserves, law enforcement, firefighters, and EMS personnel through Friday.
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Bacon, Bourbon and Brews inaugural charity event Friday
CARE Chest of Sierra Nevada presents the inaugural Bacon, Bourbon and Brews event from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater at Bartley Ranch.
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Dash for Dads raises $25,000 for prostate cancer
More than 500 people participated in this year’s 5K race and walk on Father’s Day.
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Levco receives award from Sparks program
The Sparks award program has chosen Levco Transmission and Auto Repairs for the 2013 Sparks Awards in the Oil Changes and Lubrication Classification.
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Sparks court admin selected for award
Janine Baker, the administrator at Sparks Justice Court, was recently selected by the Nevada Association of Court Executives as its 2012 Executive of the Year.
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Sleep-away summer Girl Scout camp open to all girls
Girls will have an unforgettable summer at Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada’s Camp Wasiu II in the beautiful Sierra Nevada mountains.
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Give Hope Foundation raises $8,500 for local children
Northern Nevada’s Give Hope Foundation hosted its 2013 Annual Golf Tournament at LakeRidge Golf Course on May 31.
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Reno Rodeo Parade marches on downtown Saturday
More than 160 entries, including local non-profit organizations and 16 performance equestrian drill teams will be participating in the parade.
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JA Nugget Rib Cook-Off makes national summer festivals list
The Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off has been named one of the top “10 Summer Festivals Worth the Pit Stop,” according to the popular website Salon.com.
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Summer food service program offers food free to local children
The Boys & Girls Club will serve meals and snacks to all children free of charge from June 10 through Aug. 9.
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Guided summer hikes with the Tahoe Rim Trail Association
With the start of the summer hiking season upon us, Tahoe’s peaks, wildflowers and vistas are beginning to beckon.
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The Loneliest Art Collection opening at the Comstock History...
The Comstock History Center presents “Wally’s World: The Loneliest Art Collection in Nevada,” featuring 35 pieces of art from Wally Cuchine’s collection.
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