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Positively Fourth Street

by Corrine Casanova Although Reno’s East 4th Street has a checkered past, the former Lincoln Highway was once a main east-west corridor through Reno. As the landscape changed and blight moved in, buildings along East 4th Street sat vacant and fell into disrepair. Besides better connecting downtown Reno and downtown Sparks, The RTC 4th Street/Prater…

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…

Why Reno, Why Now?

Why Reno, Why Now?

by Corrine Casanova In mid-September, bizNEVADA Publisher, Richard Moore and I sat down with the following three gentlemen for a joint interview Chris Hoff, Tournament Director, Barracuda Championship Eric Edelstein, President, Reno Aces and Reno 1868FC Dustin Toms, Vice-President, Business Operations, Reno Bighorns Here’s some background: Reno 1868 FC was founded in 2015 and made…

Treating Prostate Cancer with CyberKnife Technology

Treating Prostate Cancer with CyberKnife Technology

by Stephanie Audain   September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, a month observed every year in the United States by health experts, advocates and individuals concerned with men’s prostate health. Designating a month for the disease serves the purpose of increasing public awareness of the importance of prostate health and screenings, educating about risk…

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…

Vacation: It's a Family Affair

Vacation: It’s a Family Affair

by Brian Wheeler Say “summer” and most people think “vacation.” The reality is that most adults work year-round, and some seasonal workers may even be busier in the summer than during other seasons. Children of working parents may continue to have schedules just as structured as school—even if it’s called camp—to accommodate their parents’ long…

Spring Into Style!

Spring Into Style!

by Angela Robinson, Savvy Boutique “Spring into style” they say, but what is the trend for spring 2017? My goodness, it’s confusing. Runway is showing a very bad version of the 80’s. Something crossed between bold prints, cutouts and graphic tees paired with leggings that got attacked by scissors.  Perhaps 2017 is about making a…