Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties to meet June 9 in Silver Springs

Everyone is welcome at Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties’ meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday, June 9, for discussion and action planning on issues affecting community vibrancy in the Lyon and Storey regions.

The breakfast meeting is at the Silver Springs Community Center. It will include news about upcoming Remote Area Medical free medical, dental and vision clinics in Silver Springs; paid youth job training internships and adult job training opportunities; summer farmers markets that accept WIC and SNAP and other elements of the regional Healthy Food Hub; elements of the regional Health and Wellness Hub such as community education in suicide prevention; upcoming arts and science events and updates about Stand Tall teams, food pantries, school-based resource coordinators and Lyon County’s Behavioral Health Task Force.

Coalition staff also will report on the quarterly meeting it convenes with the region’s faith leaders, social services providers, and local nonprofits in an effort to increase affordable housing options and to reduce homelessness in Lyon County. The next “Faith and Community” meeting takes place at 10 a.m. June 23 at the Silver Springs Community Center.

For more information, call 775-246-7550, or go to healthycomm.org.

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