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Inspired by Loss, Elko P.E. Teacher Models the Importance of Sun Safety
04.11.2022
When you’re a 13-year-old boy, and the father you idolize – a man who’d been a lifelong athlete and All-American high school football and basketball…
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The key to prevention: Education
02.07.2022
Sometimes it seems like sun safety is a bit like flossing: you have to be reminded every six months or so when you’re younger, and when you’re older…
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Sparks Athletic Director Seized Sun Smart Partnership Opportunity
04.30.2020
Dilworth Middle School Athletic Director Kelly Mitchell is a sun safety warrior. This melanoma, basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma survivor…
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Sun Smart Schools Vies for 'A Community Thrives' Grant
03.19.2018
We've thrown our wide-brimmed hat into the ring for the Gannett Foundation's 'A Community Thrives' program for a chance to win a $25,000 fan favorite…
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Sun Smart Schools Wraps a Successful 2017
12.19.2017
Sun Smart Schools, NCC's signature skin cancer prevention program for Nevada's students, kicked off its second year of programming in the 2016-17…
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Sun Smart Schools - In Review
12.06.2016
As we near the end of 2016 we're taking a look back at Sun Smart Schools, from the start of our pilot program in 2015 to now. Check out our recent…
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Gardnerville Elementary Assembly Kicks Off Sun Smart Schools for Douglas County
10.21.2016
The Douglas County School District (DCSD) and the Nevada Cancer Coalition (NCC) kick off Sun Smart Schools district-wide with an assembly at…
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Pilot Program Yields Results
09.14.2016
Results from the pilot year of the Sun Smart Schools program show that the program is effective in increasing knowledge and behaviors regarding sun…
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$10,000 Raised at Skin Cancer Awareness Day on the Farm
06.01.2016
The inaugural Skin Cancer Awareness Day on the Farm, May 21 at Bill and Rocky’s Bella Vista Farm in Minden, raised $10,000 to benefit the Sun Smart…
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Scarselli Elementary Hosts Sun Smart Assembly
04.28.2016
The Sun Smart Schools team headed to Gardnerville's Scarselli Elementary in April to share the 5 S's of sun safety and tips for students on how to be…