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Churchill Community Coalition News

Churchill County Library April Events Calendar

Have you seen all the Exciting events the Churchill County Library has to Offer for the month of April? Check it out below!

Fallon Chamber Job Fair 

The Fallon Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Job Fair April 8th from 9am-1 pm Located at The WOK Banquet Hall Located next to the WOK at 257 Maine St.    There will be resume and interview seminars and one on one consultations for resume help along with local businesses looking to hire! Be sure to show…

Building Women Career Fair

Building Women Career FairOn Behalf of Nevada Job Connect –The Building Women Career Fair Will Be HeldFriday, April 8, 2016 from 8:30 am-1:30 pm.Women are highly encouraged to attend this free career fair to learn how to apply and qualify for free apprenticeship programs in the building trades. Space is limited, so reserve your space by…

Mobile Crisis Response Team

The Mobile Crisis Response Team now has a website! http://virgeninc.com/ClientStaging/mcrt/ ​“The Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT) was created to provide crisis intervention and support to Nevada families dealing with a behavioral or mental health crisis. For so long, families have had no choice but to go to the emergency room due to lack of resources…

Churchill Community Coalition Receives National RECOGNITION  

The Churchill Community Coalition staff along with two community members and a representative from Elko recently returned from a weeklong Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) Forum- Community Leadership Conference in Washington DC, February 1st-4th . Churchill Coalition Executive Director, Andrea Zeller, and Projects Coordinator, Mary Beth Chamberlain, accepted an award from CADCA Chairman and…

S.T.O.P. YOUTH PRESENTATION AT NUMA ELEMENTARY 

The Churchill Community Coalition staff and the High School Organization, Students Taking On Prevention (S.T.O.P.) Presented to 60 youth at Numa Elementary School on Wednesday Feb. 10, educating them about the dangers of substance abuse. The students led an interactive educational training to Numa students teaching them about the effects of tobacco and marijuana abuse,…

Parents, Junior Prom is this Saturday! Have you talked to your Teens about the dangers of underage drinking?

Parents: Junior Prom, Senior Prom, and Graduation are all fast approaching… have you talked to your kids about the Dangers of Using drugs and Alcohol?  Talking with your kids and showing them you care are very valuable moments you can have with your teens. Even though you may think they aren’t listening, they hear you! Here…

WNC Basic Computer Class

DO you or someone you know want to learn more about computers?  WNC is holding a class to educate people on basic computer skills. Students will learn Tips and Tricks for basic computer operations. If you or someone you know may need a little more help with computers sign up for this class! It is…

JOURNAL PRINTS CORRECTION: MARIJUANA USE LINKED WITH 2.5-FOLD INCREASE IN PSYCHOSIS                                         Psychology of Addictive Behaviors journal makes corrections, SAM calls on media to correct stories

​FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 19, 2015 Contact: Jeffrey Zinsmeisterjeff@learnaboutsam.org+1 (415) 680-3993 [WASHINGTON, DC] – A prominent journal article about marijuana and health which resulted in media outlets reporting on marijuana’s harmlessness has now been corrected. A recheck of the statistics has now found that the incidence of psychotic disorders trended toward a 2.5-fold increase in marijuana users, a difference that…

Dangerous Pesticides Are Being Found In Colorado’s Weed

THE STATE DOESN’T YET REQUIRE MARIJUANA BUSINESSES TO CONDUCT PESTICIDE TESTING, LEADING TO A “BUYER BEWARE” MARKET. Link to the article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/colorado-marijuana-pesticides_5655fcf4e4b079b28189fb8c By:Andy Campbell Reporter, The Huffington Post ​Colorado’s agricultural agencies are in panic mode after several independent studies found dangerous levels of pesticides in marijuana products.A CNN report published Wednesday found that at least one over-the-counter product tested…