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Perenn Bakery in Reno

Breakfast for Adventures Seekers

Best Places to Fuel Your Day in the Sierra
By Tiara Wasner
Breakfast is hands down my favorite meal of the day. Okay, maybe right after dessert. There is something about waking up to freshly brewed Hell Yeah DRINK COFFEE DO STUFF coffee, a stack of banana chocolate chip pancakes, and a side of bacon. However, I get it when you’re on vacation-slow mornings, or cooking breakfast may not be your jam. You might be more into grabbing something delicious on the way to your next adventure. drinkcoffeedostuff.com

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Fayth Ross Executive Director of Urban Roots

Star Navigator Fayth Ross

Star Navigator Fayth Ross
By Natasha Bourlin
When she saw her eldest son, a super-finicky eater attending an Urban Roots farm camp, pluck kale from the ground, eat it, then suggest the family have it for dinner, a passion — not just incredulity — ignited for the organization within Fayth Ross.

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Star Navigator Chuck Shapiro

Star Navigator Chuck Shapiro

Star Navigator Chuck Shapiro Owner of Wildriver Grille
By Natasha Bourlin
The pandemic’s impact is widespread, but the arts, animal-based nonprofits and children’s causes have been especially hard hit.
So, Chuck Shapiro of Wild River Grille took them all on using restaurant proceeds.
Not that restaurants haven’t been heavily affected as well. However, Wild River Grille, celebrating its 14th anniversary in June 2021, has been “super crazy busy” since reopening its doors in May, Shapiro says.

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Colin West Founder of Clean Up The Lake

The Great Pandemic Pivot

Extraordinary people conquering extraordinary times.
By Natasha Bourlin
Many people and businesses have suffered during the pandemic, but many others have strived toward new goals while positively affecting others. In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, stories abound of organizations that have pivoted as gracefully as a ballet dancer towards new ways to serve their community, and even save their businesses. Inspiring people instilling new tactics relevant to the times to pursue their goals. Like these four forward-thinking folks.

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