Free yoga series loosens up Mondays

Anyone is welcome to join Partnership Carson City for its free Wellness Yoga series, beginning Monday, Nov 4 at 5:15 p.m. for one hour at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. Williams St. “All ages, genders — absolutely anyone is encouraged to come and take a physical and mental break with us,” said Hannah [...]

2019-11-13T17:27:05-08:00November 2nd, 2019|Community, Events, Front Page News, Health, News|

Drug round-up collects hundreds of items

Connie Biba, of Genoa, drops off unused medications to Ron Swirczek, a board member of Partnership Carson City, during the fall drug round-up at Save Mart in Carson City on Oct. 19. Officials collected 273 pounds of medicine and 114 pounds of needles during the round-up event at three locations. In addition to the biannual [...]

2019-10-28T14:44:27-07:00October 28th, 2019|Community, Drug Info, Events, Front Page News, Health, News|

Talking to kids about being drug-free

Our Hispanic Outreach Coordinator Diana Alonso talked with third graders at Empire Elementary School on Tuesday. Students were encouraged to sign a pledge to be drug-free as part of the Red Ribbon Campaign. The campaign organization shares that children of parents who talk to their teens regularly about drugs are 42% less likely to use [...]

2019-10-28T14:42:20-07:00October 23rd, 2019|Community, Drug Info, Events, Front Page News, Health, News|

Free summit offers public safety CE

By Aly Lawson A free continuing education opportunity for those in public safety is available at the 2nd Annual National Summit of State Tip Lines: Intersection of Law Enforcement, Education and Mental Health. The Oct. 22-24 conference in Reno will have speakers and deliberations on topics such as preventing school shootings, tip line operations and [...]

2019-10-08T15:15:16-07:00October 8th, 2019|Community, Events, Front Page News, News|

Next drug round-up is October 19

By Aly Lawson The next prescription drug round-up is 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 19 in front of both Save Mart Supermarkets, Smith’s Food & Drug Store and FoodMaxx. This event helps protect the community with proper disposal of unused or expired prescription drugs, over-the-counter products, prescription liquids, pet medications, syringes and more. The effort is [...]

2019-10-28T14:42:00-07:00September 18th, 2019|Events, News, Prescription Drugs|

Suicide awareness walk takes steps Saturday

By Aly Lawson The 13th annual “Walk in Memory – Walk for Hope” suicide prevention awareness walk will occur Sept. 14 in the Bob McFadden Plaza, with registration starting at 9 a.m. Walk participants are asked to donate $20 per individual. All donations are used to help fund National Coalition for Suicide Prevention programs statewide. [...]

2019-10-23T16:38:42-07:00September 10th, 2019|Community, Events, News, Suicide Awareness|

Submit Letter of Intent to Apply for Carson City grant funding

Carson City is now accepting Letters of Intent to Apply for their Community Services Grant Program. If you are a non-profit organization or government agency – you may qualify! Proposals must meet one of the following critical needs of the community: Mental health/substance or domestic abuse services Youth services Disabled services Health/dental services Senior services [...]

2019-03-08T15:54:14-08:00February 1st, 2019|Community, Events, News|

Life-saving class offered by Partnership Carson City

By Teri Vance A training offered by Partnership Carson City on Wednesday could help save lives. The 30-minute lunchtime class will teach participants how to use the nasal spray Naloxone, a drug that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. The training will also include a history of opioids and an overview of the [...]

2019-02-02T10:14:57-08:00December 17th, 2018|Events, News|

Life-saving class offered

By Teri Vance A training offered by Partnership Carson City on Wednesday, Nov. 7, could help save lives. The 30-minute lunchtime class will teach participants how to use the nasal spray Naloxone, a drug that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. The training will also include a history of opioids and an overview [...]

2019-02-02T10:15:17-08:00November 5th, 2018|Community, Drug Info, Events, News, Prescription Drugs|

Police lieutenant gives tools for avoiding online danger

By Teri Vance   Navigating the dangers lurking online can seem overwhelming, even impossible with the latest developments in technology. That’s why Lt. Raymond Spencer, commander of vice and sex trafficking sections with the Las Vegas Metro Police Department, created “The Dark Side of Social Media” presentation in 2011. “Many years ago, we noticed a [...]