Nevada County Local News: Local Community Groups


All Local Local Community Groups News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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04/19/2024
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In a significant step toward enhancing forest health and addressing wildfire risks, the Northstar Community Services District Wood Energy Facility has received a $250,000 boost from the Tahoe Fund and Vail Resorts EpicPromise program.

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04/17/2024
Input is sought from local seniors for what programs and services are desired at the new Senior Service Center located at 231 Colfax Avenue in Grass Valley.

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04/17/2024
Interfaith Food Ministry announced it had exceeded its March Matching Campaign goal and raised $160,000 to address food insecurity in Nevada County.

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04/16/2024
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Bread & Broth is extremely fortunate to have Adopt A Day of Nourishment sponsors that have hosted the organization's Monday Meal on a regular basis.

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04/16/2024
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The Excellence in Education Foundation Skiing for Schools program ended with $138K in new funding.

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04/15/2024
Image for display with article titled Nevada County, Truckee, Friends of the Truckee Library Select Architect for New Truckee Library

Nevada County, the Town of Truckee, and Friends of the Truckee Library took another step forward toward building a new 20-000-square-foot Truckee Library facility at Truckee Regional Park.

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04/12/2024
Image for display with article titled NTCA Invests $4.3 Million in TOT-TBID Funding for 13 Community Projects

The North Tahoe Community Alliance Board of Directors voted to invest $4.3 million in Transient Occupancy Tax and Tourism Business Improvement District Dollars At Work funding toward 13 projects benefiting the North Lake Tahoe community.

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04/10/2024
Having reached the Phase 1 fundraising goal of $1.5M, the project to acquire the 230+ acre project and return it to the descendants of its original native inhabitants is advancing.

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04/09/2024
Image for display with article titled Tahoe Prosperity Center Seeks Project Ideas for Economic Prosperity

The California Jobs First Initiative, with the Tahoe Prosperity Center as the sub-regional lead, is spearheading efforts in the Tahoe/Nevada Subregion to identify visionary projects that will drive economic growth across various sectors.

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04/07/2024
Image for display with article titled Truckee Chamber of Commerce to Host Job Fair

The Truckee Chamber of Commerce, through its  Truckee Jobs Collective, program, is hosting a Truckee Job Fair on Wednesday, May 1, 2024, from 3-5:30PM at the Truckee Community Recreation Center in the north parking lot.

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04/02/2024
Image for display with article titled Northstar Wood Energy Facility Gets $250,000 Boost From Tahoe Fund, Vail Resorts EpicPromise

The Tahoe Fund and Vail Resorts today announced a contribution of $200,000 in support of the new Northstar Community Services District Wood Energy Facility.

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04/02/2024
Image for display with article titled Truckee Chamber Board Seeks New Members

The Truckee Chamber of Commerce is seeking three passionate individuals to join its Board of Directors.

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03/31/2024
Image for display with article titled Truckee Donner Soroptimist Grants $26,000 to Local Women for Education, Training

Soroptimist International of Truckee Donner honored 14 women and two girls at their Celebrating the Best for Women event on March 21 at the Glenshire Club House.

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03/29/2024
Image for display with article titled Pines to Mines Trail Unites Community, Expands Accessibility, Drives Economic Growth in Nevada County

About a decade ago, former Nevada County Supervisor Richard Anderson spearheaded a project that united trail advocates from across the county to explore ways of creating an interconnected trail network.

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03/28/2024
Image for display with article titled Sierra Community House: Uniting for a Holistic Approach to Combat Domestic, Sexual Violence

Five years ago, the decision to merge four local core service organizations was unprecedented and initially met with skepticism.

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03/27/2024
Image for display with article titled Nevada County Approves $250,000 Contract With Community Foundation

The Board of Supervisors approved a three-year contract today with the new Community Foundation of Nevada County to help with emergency preparedness and further other county priorities.

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03/23/2024
Image for display with article titled Community Pantry Opens in Truckee

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Sierra Community House has launched a Community Pantry format in Truckee, which allows individuals to select their own food items, which in turn empowers the community and reduces waste.  The new client choice distribution model incorporates dignity, empowerment and connection into hunger relief services, according to a press release.
Food distribution in Kings Beach already operates with client choice principles, while Incline Village still functions as a traditional model due to the logistical challenges that come with a pop-up pickup and home delivery distribution, according to the release. The agency said that it is looking to rework all its programs in the area. | sierracommunityhouse.org
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03/21/2024
Image for display with article titled Empowering Farms, Enriching Communities: Inside the Force of Tahoe Food Hub

The Tahoe Food Hub isn't just about providing fresh produce; it's a comprehensive endeavor that promotes regenerative farming practices, fosters fair market opportunities for family farms, and strives to enhance access to locally sourced food.

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