Reno-Sparks Open Streets, a set of innovative health-centric events planned for July 31 and August 20, aims to encourage healthy communities by temporarily closing sections of road in downtown Reno and Sparks to car traffic and opening it up to walking, biking and more with local vendors populating the route. These events are a collaborative effort between The City of Reno, … [Read more...] about The Open Streets Movement doubles its efforts in 2016
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PAHRUMP, Nev. – Members of Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA) in districts 1 and 3 have the opportunity this year to select the individuals who will represent their communities on the cooperative’s democratically elected Board of Directors. District 1, which includes residents of Pahrump south of Nevada Highway 372, will finalize its election during a district meeting … [Read more...] about VEA Announces Elections
Legacy Now in its ninth year, Healthcare Heroes began with the dual goal of honoring individuals that excel in healthcare and helping fund scholarships for Nevada’s future healthcare educators. After realizing there wasn’t a program in place to honor individuals that have done amazing things to propel healthcare in the Silver State, Healthcare Heroes was born with 10 … [Read more...] about Ninth Annual Healthcare Heroes
Here’s the bad news. When it comes to overall health, Nevada ranks in the lower half among all 50 states. That’s according to the 24th annual America’s Health Rankings from United Health Foundation. The report, the longest running of its kind in the country, placed Nevada No. 37 among all 50 states for overall heath, which is the same ranking the state received last year. … [Read more...] about How Healthy is Nevada?