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Join Renown’s 150th Anniversary Celebration and be Entered to Win a Kindle Fire

By , March 2nd, 2012 | Events, News | 0 Comments

This year marks our 150th anniversary of providing medical care to the northern Nevada community. It all began in 1862 after a small pox outbreak prompted the community to start a hospital fund. That fund brought the first medical services to the region.

From those humble beginnings, our hospital grew to serve athletes of the 1960 Winter Olympic Games in Squaw Valley, perform the first pacemaker surgery in the region, become the first cancer treatment center in northern Nevada, and begin a lasting commitment to serve the youngest members of our community – the children of northern Nevada.

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