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Local Businessman, Philip Satre, Presents Medal to Actor Mickey Rooney at World War II Museum

By Jennifer Burton

Phil Satre, who is well known in Northern Nevada, recently stood shoulder-to-shoulder with some very well-known celebrities at the World War II Museum in New Orleans. One of his duties as incoming chairman of the museum's board was to present the organization's Silver Service Medallion to actor Mickey Rooney, in celebration of his "tireless work [...]

Bravo to Our Local Youth Orchestras

By Jennifer Burton

The future of classical music in Northern Nevada looks, and sounds, pretty good these days.  Three youth orchestras affiliated with the Reno Philharmonic took the stage last week to present their fall concert.  What impressed me was the number of young people who take up an instrument, practice it with perseverance, and then get up [...]

Friday Roundup and Today's Media Tip

By Jennifer Burton

It's been a busy week in Northern Nevada.  The Nevada Humane Society wrote me with some "Breaking Mews."  They are hosting a kitten shower Saturday, June 13th from 1pm to 5pm.   The shower "wish list" includes:  Kitten Chow, hand sanitizer, paper towels and cat toys, just to name a few items.   More information at www.nevadahumane [...]

Time to Invite Grandma to Visit

By Jennifer Burton

 
Visitors to downtown Reno witnessed an honest to goodness, full scale, pep rally under the Reno arch Tuesday morning, as tourism officials and local businesses kicked off a new campaign to bring more people to Reno, Sparks and Lake Tahoe.  
Representatives from the Reno Air Races, the Reno Balloon Races, Hot August Nights and just [...]

Welcome to PNN!

By Jennifer Burton

Meeting the people who are leading the way!
Welcome to "Positively Northern Nevada" a website and news segment featuring stories about people and events in Reno, Sparks and the surrounding communities.  Hosted by award-winning journalist, Jennifer Burton, this site is designed to inform and inspire you!  So many people are creating new ideas, helping others and [...]