You are here
Meet the people and personalities behind the spectacular stuff happening in our community.
We’ve all heard that parenting is the most important job we can have, but it rarely comes with training to help us be better at it. The Dad-E Academy is stepping in to help Northern Nevada fathers improve their dad skills.
Christina Reynolds, who is the director of the Regenerations Adult Day Club at the Continuum, believes in creating a fun safe space for all people with Dementia, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and much more. The adult day club includes a variety of entertaining events that are largely focused on intergenerational activities. This place offers people an escape from the stresses of everyday life and allows for the building of important relationships. The Regenerations Adult Day Club includes mostly older adults, but some in attendance can be as young as 45.
Have you ever met someone who has found such meaning in assisting others? Our community is full of them and I would like to recognize one person. Jennifer Baker has made a huge impact in the community and has impacted me personally at the same time.
There are approximately 30 puppies being raised in the Northern Nevada area that will grow up to help people with visual disabilities better navigate their surroundings and live independent lives. Get to know Lakeshore and her puppy raisers, CJ Manthe and Denny Sauer.
In 2011, Cortney Knudson and Brooks McMullin began creating a dirt playground for their community.
Barbie Marcoe has found a way to channel her love for her daughter, who unexpectedly passed away in a car accident, into novel ways to support the community.
Don and Patricia Gallimore have worked to improve the communities they lived in for most of their lives. Luckily for us, they brought their passion for giving back to Reno in 1990.
The Neighbor Network of Northern Nevada empowers people to discover their talents to help others, while also receiving the assistance they need.
High school is tough enough, but even more so for students who don’t have access to clothing, toiletries or sometimes even a home. Liz McFarland and Project 150 Reno are dedicated to getting them access to the basic necessities to make it easier for them to graduate.