Radon causes lung cancer. A three-day test can determine if a house has a radon problem. If radon problems are found, they can be fixed.
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Northern Nevada Neighbor Network
Ana Daksina is an artist on the Central and Downtown Reno Neighborhood Councils. She tried out the N4 community village to learn more about the group and share her experience with Reno Sparks Neighborhoods. Neighbor Network of Northern Nevada uses time banking to manage a barter system between members. They created a unique opportunity to connect with your neighbors and live li ...
How to Prevent Addiction in Teens
Image via Pixabay by Greyerbaby Authored by Sarah Lockwood. She submitted this article to support healthy community norms for the town she grew up in, Reno NV. The teenage years are a common time to begin experimenting with drugs. As a parent, it can be worrisome to think your child may fall in with a bad crowd and start to abuse drugs and alcohol. Though addiction is not alway ...
Foster Care - June Monday Minute
UPDATE 2: Upcoming Events: If you have friends or family who are interested in fostering or adopting, please send them our way! We have an orientation coming up on July 19, from 6-8pm at 350 South Center Street. They can RSVP to 337-4470. UPDATE 1: the next Foster Care orientation. Anyone is invited to attend. Saturday 6/18 from 2-3:30 at the Evelyn Mount Community Center 13 ...
Grassroots Initiatives and the Art of Collaboration
We have one guiding principle at RISE when welcoming new volunteers: If you see something that needs to be done and no one is doing it, that means you're in charge. For many organizations, this concept may be a little too chaotic to practice in their day to day operations. Understandably, it is much easier for "leaders" at the top to issue a clear set of instructions to those ...
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