It’s tax preparation season, and Nevadans with questions about deductions, Social Security benefits, 401(K) accounts and other personal finance issues can get thorough, reliable answers through University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and

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Pamela Van Pelt, Instructor

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension will offer the Nuts and Bolts of Grant Writing on Wednesday, March 10. The one-day class session will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lifelong Learning Center located at 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, (I-215 and Windmill Lane).  The Nuts & Bolts of Grant Writing is available statewide. If you are interested in having Ms. Van Pelt conduct a class in your community, please don’t hesitate to contact her at 702-257-5525 or e-mail  Visit our site  for all the details.

Dr. Mae Gustin receiving her award from Dean Karen Hinton

Three University of Nevada Cooperative Extension (UNCE) faculty and staff members, and a collaborating researcher from another college, have each received Extension’s Award of Excellence. The Cooperative Extension award winners included Mary Wilson, a nutrition specialist in UNCE’s Southern Area office in Las Vegas; Leo Audet, a budget analyst in the Statewide Administrative Office; and Deb Cobb, the 4-H Program Coordinator in Northern Nye and Esmeralda counties. Read more about the awards here.

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