Solace Tree Founder Named Citizen of the Year

Emilio Parga, founder of The Solace Tree, has been honored with RGJ’s Reno Citizen of the Year 2007.

About the Award

Each year, hundreds of local residents help make Northern Nevada a better place to live.  Some have jobs or responsibilities that make headlines, but their accomplishments go beyond their job descriptions. They have a strong commitment and dedication to the community.  Parga has been instrumental in the community by providing support for grieving children, teens, and families.

About The Solace Tree

The Solace Tree aims to provide grief sharing and counseling for kids and teens throughout the Reno / Tahoe area through meetings, arts, games, and outings like Camp Solace.

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