Youth advisor retreat

Partnership Carson City is hosting a Youth Advisor Retreat, July 14, 16, 21 and 23 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The virtual training is designed for anyone working with youth or youth groups and wants to gain or enhance their skills on effective youth engagement. The workshop is FREE and contains four sessions. The [...]

2020-07-06T11:12:50-07:00July 6th, 2020|Community, Front Page News, Health, News, Teen Health|

Free family engagement webinar series

Partnership Carson City is teaming up with Carson High School, presenting a free family engagement webinar series to help promote health and wellness for youth and adults alike. This ongoing series starts May 7 through June 3 with all programs held at 6 p.m. via Zoom conference call. The topics are designed to help promote [...]

Carson Now shares essential resources in Carson City for COVID-19

Local publication Carson Now has shared a list of key community resources around Carson City, along with telephone numbers, website addresses and other contact information. Due to COVID-19, many offices are closed. The guide was developed in collaboration with The Elder Care Program of the First Methodist Church, Senior Service Network, Ron Wood Family Resource [...]

2020-04-17T09:41:03-07:00April 15th, 2020|Community, Health, News|

Free educational webinars to promote health and strength

Partnership Carson City is hosting a free informative webinar series every Tuesday at 3 p.m., each week covering a different topic that focuses on continuing to build a healthy, strong community. “As a coalition, the way we’re set up, we can easily adapt to our community needs,” said Hannah McDonald, executive director of PCC. “And [...]

2020-07-02T16:13:59-07:00March 30th, 2020|Community, Drug Info, Events, Front Page News, Health, News|

Free virtual yoga brings community together

Partnership Carson City is going virtual with its yoga series in an effort to continue to provide a needed respite with the ongoing limitations as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The free one-hour Wellness Yoga series takes place at 5:15 p.m. on Mondays. Instructions for joining the sessions are available below. The classes will [...]

2020-07-02T16:11:51-07:00March 20th, 2020|Community, Events, Front Page News, Health, News|

Office closed temporarily, available remotely

Partnership Carson City is closing their office until further notice to be cautious about the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), and the staff will be working remotely. Partnership staff will also be checking the office voicemail as well as will remain readily available via email. They will also provide their cell phone numbers for texting or calling [...]

2020-04-17T10:44:34-07:00March 16th, 2020|Community, Drug Info, Events, Front Page News, Health, News|

Student educates community on drug deactivation system

Carson High School senior and Partnership Carson City Community Prevention Coordinator Cruz Bulmer, 19, is spreading the word about the Deterra Drug Deactivation System. “A lot of people don’t know what Deterra is,” Bulmer said. “Not many have heard of this great product that keeps drugs out of the wrong hands and protects our ecosystem.” [...]

2020-03-12T10:16:02-07:00March 12th, 2020|Community, Drug Info, Front Page News, Health, News|

Students ramp up homeless drive for “Count Day”

With the annual nationwide homeless “Count Day” around the corner, two Carson High School seniors are conducting a homeless drive and have created a GoFundMe page (external link) for monetary donations to support the effort. “Count Day” is when cities across the county conduct an annual point-in-time count of homeless individuals. The seniors are also [...]

2020-04-17T10:42:50-07:00January 21st, 2020|Community, Events, Health, News|

Finding Stacia: A story of addiction and survival

Part III: A breath of new life   This is the third in a series about Stacia Nepper, the new deputy director for Partnership Carson City. She hopes her story of overcoming addiction will inspire others to seek help. Reach her or find additional resources at pcccarson.org.   By Teri Vance   In the chaos [...]

2020-04-17T10:42:57-07:00January 17th, 2020|Adult Health, Community, Events, Health, Meth, News|

Mock teen bedroom helps parents spot warning signs

Partnership Carson City youth high school program participant Nancy Mejorado, 17, is creating a mock teenage bedroom for parents and community leaders to better know how to spot drugs among youth belongings. The mock bedroom, which is Mejorado’s Carson High School senior project, opens to the public 2:30-7 p.m. Jan. 22-23 at Partnership’s main office, [...]