Giving Back

Thanksgiving Side Dishes You Have to Try

Written By: Farah Vitale Thanksgiving is coming up! We found some of the so-called proclaimed “best side dishes of all time” for Thanksgiving dinner. Try them out, we think they will be well worth the shot! Chanterelle and Green Bean “Un-Casserole” This is a fresh take on the Thanksgiving green bean casserole, without the processed…

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The Food Banks Need Your Help

Written By: Farah Vitale The Food Bank of Northern Nevada and other local food banks have seen a decrease in donations recently. The holidays are coming soon and they need more people to donate.  St. Vincent’s Food Pantry, which is run by Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada, is also struggling. They are disheartened by the…

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Be a Part of Super Pet Adoption Day

Written By: Farah Vitale Northern Nevada’s animal welfare groups are going to hold “Super Pet Adoption Day” in Reno on Saturday, October 14th. The event is scheduled at Rancho San Rafael Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be dogs, cats and small animals available for you to give a home. The organizations involved…

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8-Year-Old Raises Money to Fight Cancer

Written By: Farah Vitale  You’re never too young to help fight against cancer! Eight-year-old Peyton Ricciardi has been spending the last few golf seasons at Somersett Golf and Country Club in Northwest Reno raising money. She set up her own stand right between her house and the holes. With the help of her dad, she collects Pro…

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Reno unveils “Master Plan”

Written By: Celeste Harper ReImagine Reno is the Biggest Little City’s multi-year project in efforts to reexamine the way our city is perceived as well as designed. The City’s “Master Plan” has been released to the public. The vision, required steps and timeline for this project are explained in this master document. A survey was…

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Humane Society Marry Fitness & Furry Friends

Written By: Celeste Harper Nevada Humane Society is the only non-profit, open admission and no kill shelter in the Silver State.  The shelter has come up with fun and clever ways to support their cause while promoting healthy living.   Bunny Yoga The Humane Society is combining the relaxation and tranquility of yoga with the…

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Wine, Beer, and Paws

Written By: Celeste Harper Clear your schedule, mark your calendars, and grab the leash because not one, but two different fundraisers for man’s best friend are taking place the third week of July. Paws 4 Wine Tasting Date & Time: July 13th 6 pm – 8 pm. Tickets: $20-$25 Wine is best paired with tail…

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Bowling To Help Endangered Animals

Written by: Celeste Harper If you have paid a visit to the local farmer’s market at either the Summit or the Sands you may have came across the  Bowling For Rhinos stand.  The cheery volunteers are selling their vibrantly orange t-shirts and inviting you to come out and bowl. Events October 28th and October 29th…

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Gold Dust West CEO Donates to Reno Housing Authority

Written By: Farah Vitale The CEO of Gold Dust West, Jeff Jacobs, donated $1.5 million to the Reno Housing Authority in April. Jacobs Entertainment agreed to buy $1.5 million in housing and donate it to the Reno Housing Authority. He also purchased two land parcels from RHA for an additional $1 million. Two months later a…

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Discover Nevada, Help A Student

Written by: Celeste Harper   TravelNevada has challenged silver state residents to explore their own backyard through six road trips. The road trips range from 200 – 400 miles filled with funky art, spooky ghost towns and breathtaking state parks. If natural beauty wasn’t enough incentive to hit the road, you can now use the…

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