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Councilmember David Bobzien and Renown Health Support Parks and Rec and Benefit Local Charities

Only five weeks left to buy your Reno license plate! >> Reno.gov/Plate << Reno, Nevada (November 29, 2017) — The City of Reno and Renown Health have launched a five-week campaign aimed at selling 500 additional Reno license plates, which provide dedicated funding for the City’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services programs. This effort will also support...

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Washoe Education Association Pays Fees for Members, Families to Participate in “Run for Education”

The Education Alliance of Washoe County is planning the 2017 Run for Education to raise money for PE and nutrition in Washoe County elementary schools. The event will be held on Sunday, October 22 at the Outlets at Legends in front of SCHEELS. There will be 5k/10k races, as well as the Sparks Marina March...

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Support PE in schools at the Run for Education Sunday, October 22, 2017

The Education Alliance of Washoe County, coming off of a banner year in 2016, is planning the 2017 Run for Education. The event will be held on Sunday, October 22 at the Outlets at Legends in front of SCHEELS. There will be 5K/10K races, as well as the Sparks Marina March and ½ Mile Kids...

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Education Alliance Names New Executive Officers and Board Members

At the annual Board of Directors’ meeting, the Education Alliance of Washoe County elected new officers and members. 2017-18 Officers include: Alex Woodley, City of Reno-President; Kyle Dalpe, Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC)-1st Vice President; Dave Bianchi, Northwestern Mutual Financial-Treasurer; Nanette Quitt, NV Energy-Secretary; Members-At-Large: Mariluz Garcia, University of Nevada Reno (UNR) Dean’s Future Scholars;...

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Nevada State Apartment Association Adopts the Education Alliance of Washoe County for the Second Year

The Nevada State Apartment Association (NVSAA), a not-for-profit organization that provides the Nevada multi-housing industry with legislative support, education and community outreach, recently adopted the Education Alliance of Washoe County as its chosen charity for the second year in a row. The Education Alliance of Washoe County is a nonprofit organization that supports Washoe County...

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Teacher Appreciation Week and Shop ‘Til You Drop Event 2017

A Note from Superintendent Traci Davis to Washoe County School District Teachers: We had such an exciting week celebrating the work our teachers do each and every day. I hope you have enjoyed many of the discounts that were emailed to you and were able to take some time out to treat yourself. Myself as well...

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Education Alliance Sponsors SkillsUSA Job Interview Competition

The Education Alliance sponsored the Job Interview contest at the SkillsUSA Nevada Conference on April 5th at Circus Circus Reno. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. Volunteer judges from Truckee Meadows Community College, University of Nevada, Reno, the City of Reno, NOW Foods, StartHuman, and Northwestern...

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Executive Director Spotlight in Association of Fundraising Professionals Newsletter

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WCSD Wellness Department Donates to Run for Education

The Washoe County School District Wellness Department donated $762.50 to support the Run for Education at their Women’s Wellness Day. The February 25th event was well attended at the Whitney Peak Hotel and a portion of raffle ticket proceeds was presented to the Education Alliance for student scholarships for the 2017 Run for Education scheduled on Sunday, October 22nd at the Outlets...

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Circus Circus Reno Partners with Hunter Lake Elementary School

The Education Alliance of Washoe County is proud to announce Circus Circus Reno and Hunter Lake Elementary School have joined together as Partners in Education. “Education is a top priority in our community,” said Tony Marini, Director of Casino Operations for Circus Circus Reno. “We are happy to help students and staff of the school...

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