Itronics, Green Technology

Imagine a World Without Waste

by Corrine Casanova Most people cannot imagine a world without waste. However, the concept of zero waste is nothing new to Dr. John Whitney, CEO of Itronics, Inc., a “creative green technology” company headquartered in Reno, NV. Not only has Dr. Whitney imagined a world without waste, he’s creating it by taking hazardous toxic waste…

Get Curious About the Discovery

Get Curious About the Discovery

by Allyson Lambert When I first relocated to northern Nevada in spring 2014, the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum (a.k.a. The Discovery) was one of the first places that helped my new city feel like a home. With their dedication to the community and commitment to providing educational opportunities, they truly go out of…

Think first Northern Nevada

An Ounce of Prevention – Think First

by Corrine Casanova We’ve all heard the adage, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure which essentially means it’s easier to stop something before it happens than to repair it after the damage is done. This statement couldn’t be more true when it comes to brain and spinal cord injury. In fact,…

Access to Rural Healthcare

Giving Locally to Impact Globally

By Corrine Casanova Working toward a world in which all communities have access to quality healthcare is the mission of Advocates for Rural Community Health (ARCH) which is located Reno. It’s the brainchild of Leissan Sadykova, a human rights advocate, who got her master’s degree in Diplomacy and Military Studies with an emphasis on Post-Conflict…

Diversified Funding Base Keeps This Non-Profit Afloat

Diversified Funding Base Keeps This Non-Profit Afloat

By Corrine Casanova Since 1986, Arts for All Nevada (AFAN), a non-profit (501c3) organization, has been helping the community appreciate art. Annually, they hold 3,000 workshops and camps for children and adults of all ages and abilities throughout Nevada in schools, hospitals, nursing homes and after-school programs. They are housed in the historic Lake Mansion…

The Other 355 Days of the Reno Rodeo 2

The Other 355 Days of the Reno Rodeo

Although the ten days of the Reno Rodeo provides world-class entertainment and excitement, it’s the other 355 days that tells the story of its true success. We’ll dig behind the scenes to see what makes the Reno Rodeo Foundation and Reno Rodeo Association tick. It’s no secret that the rodeo is big business here in…