COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD
April 1, 2014
Relay for Life
The Relay for Life is Fallon's community gathering where everyone can join in the fight against cancer.
If you would like to help Finish the Fight against Cancer, call Lacey Lehman at 310-889-55055 or Peach Sims at 334-868-3300.
Prom clothing for students
Stop by Stuf N Such, with a parent or guardian and receive a dress, tux or suit for free as our gift to you.
The store will be open exclusively for students on April 10, 15, 24 and 29 from 4-7 p.m.
Stuf N Such at 99 S. Nevada St., is owned and operated by Banner Churchill Community Hospital Auxiliary, a non-profit organization which raises funds to benefit BCCH and other health related community events.
Lyon County Republican
The Lyon County Republican Central Committee will hold its next meeting on April 5 at 10 a.m. at the Smith Library, 22 Day Lane.
The public is encouraged to attend.
Guest speakers will be the two Republican candidates for Nevada Assembly District 39, Robin Reedy and Jim Wheeler, incumbent.
For information call Peggy at 775-575-4058 or lyoncountynvgop.org.
Fernley Republican Women
The Fernley Republican Women (FRW) will hold their next meeting at the Fernley High School Library, 1300 Highway 95A, on April 15 at 6:30 p.m. The feature event of the evening will be a debate between Norman Frey and Dr. Robin Titus, the two Republican candidates vying to represent Nevada in the State Assembly, District 38. For information, contact Anita Trone at 775-575-7810.
Banner blood drive
Banner Churchill Hospital and the United Blood Services will have a blood drive April 15 from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. in the Tahoe Room. To schedule your appointment, log on to http://www.BloodHero.com, use Sponsor Code: Fallon or call 775-867-7006.
Spring Basket celebration
It's time for the Spring Basket Auction sponsored by the Churchill Library Association.
Create a basket on the theme of your choice and deliver to the library (553 Maine St.) through April 7.
It will be displayed in the library with a card identifying you as the donor. All baskets will be sold in a silent auction ending at 3 p.m. on April 10.
All funds raised will benefit the Churchill County Library. For questions, call 775-423-7581.
Teddy Bear activities
Join the library through April 4 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. for these Teddy Bear related activities:
Monday — Reading Bear; Tuesday — Art Bear; Wednesday — Science Bear; Thursday — Writing Bear; Friday — Silly Bear.
The Teddy Bear Tea Party will be held April 5 at 1 p.m. Bring your bear and join your friends for tea and a special treat.
The library is located at 553 S. Maine St.
Request for proposals
Soroptimist International of Fallon has $11,800 available through the Margaret Oser Endowment Fund, administered through the Community Foundation of Western Nevada.
The funds must be used to benefit women and/or girls and will be granted to government entities, religious institutions, schools, and/or 501(c)3 organizations.
Applications must be postmarked by April 11 and can be obtained by calling Terri Pereira at 775-426-9786.
Churchill County Schools is accepting applications for kindergarten for the 2014-2015 school year Children must be five years old on or before September 30, 2014 to be eligible.
Apply at Northside Early Learning Center, 340 Venturacci Lane, Fallon.
Easter egg hunts
• Fallon Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt to be held Easter Sunday at Laura Mills Park. It starts prompt at 1 p.m. and there will be three age groups with prizes for each group.
• Epworth United Methodist Church, 285 E. Stillwater Ave., will have an Easter egg hunt on April 12 at 1 p.m.
Bring your own basket.There will be two age groups: 1-6 and 7-12. Food and refreshments provided.
Toastmasters Fallon will meet on 2nd and 4th Thursdays until May and then every Thursday. If you are interested in developing stronger speaking and leadership skills, join us at Jerry's Restaurant, 1801 W. Williams Ave., at 6 p.m. For information, call Karla at 775-691-9537 or Linda at 775-848-3622.
The annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner being held April 10 at the Fallon Convention Center and hosted by the Churchill County Democrats. The no-host social begins at 6 p.m, with the buffet-style dinner service beginning at 7 p.m..
The main speaker will be Nevada State Treasurer Kate Marshall, candidate for Nevada Secretary of State. Also speakingis Lucy Flores, candidate for lieutenant governor; candidates for office will also be introduced.
If you have items to donate, or would like to buy tickets, call 775-867-4229. Tickets are $35 and are also available at the door.
AAUW film festival
The American Association of University Women will hold its annual film festival and dessert extravaganza on April 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Churchill County High School Auditorium.
"Quartet" is a film about the fictional Beecham House for retired musicians. Movie historian Howard Rosenberg will discuss the film and he promises to have great juicy stories about the actors. The donation of $20 includes movie, drink and dessert buffet. All proceeds go to local scholarships. Tickets are available at Jeff's, high school auditorium, AAUW members, or call Kathleen at 775-423-1814.
Vendors for the Home & Garden show
Soroptimist International of Fallon will present the 14th annual Home, Garden and Recreation Show on April 12-13 at the Fallon Convention Center.
If you would like to be a vendor at this show, contact Marcia at 775-867-3503.
Common Core presentations
Common Core State Standards are now being implemented in Nevada's K-12 schools. Legislatures in 33 states have passed or are considering bills to delay or outright repeal the standards.
John Eppolito of Incline Village will give a power point presentation titled "The Truth About Common Core" at 6 p.m. on April 7 at the Convention Center.
Tax Day presentation
Tax Day is approaching and many of us are still fed up with how our government is operating.
Come to Millennium Park, Maine and Williams, noon-3 p.m. on April 6 and voice your concerns. There will be speakers on such issues as the 2nd Amendment, BLM/Sage Grouse, Agenda 21 and Common Core, as well as comments by candidates for public office.
The hot dogs are free.
Ask a lawyer
Attorneys and specialists will offer their services for free on May 13 from 12-3 p.m. at the County Commissioners Chambers, 155 N. Taylor St.
They will answer questions on family law, wills and probate. Walk-ins only, no appointments. Also mark your calendar for future "Ask A Lawyer" dates: July 22, Sept. 23 and Nov. 25. These sessions are being sponsored by the Nevada Legal Service and the Churchill Community Coalition.
Community Service Thrift Shop
The Community Service Thrift Shop at 169 E. Center Street is open 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. each weekday. We are a non-profit organization run by a group of dedicated community volunteers. We do not have room for bicycles, beds, couches or large televisions. We receive donations at the back door from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. weekdays.
April 1-4; Books $2 a bag.
The proceeds from our sales support families with emergency help, with a written referral from Churchill County Social Services, and also for the scholarship programs for graduating CCHS students and local nursing students.
Call JoAnne Baumgart at 775-423-3719 for information.
Blue Sky Thrift Store
The Blue Sky Thrift Store (formerly Fallon Humboldt Shredders) is located at 290 S. Maine St. Hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Bagged clothing sales, $4 per plastic shopping bag full of clothing available on Saturdays.
We are in need of re-sellable furniture, appliances, household items and clothing. To make donations or schedule a free pickup, call 775-217-0086 or 775-423-6140.
Drop-offs are made at the store location. Proceeds help provide services to individuals with developmental disabilities and families in need through community voucher programs.
Stuf'n Such Thrift Store
The Stuf 'n Such Thrift Store, owned and operated by Banner Churchill Community Hospital Auxiliary, is open Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 99 S. Nevada St., 775-423-6446. Donations are accepted Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
The nonprofit organization raises funds to benefit BCCH and other health-related events. Check out the new Facebook page at BCCH Auxiliary Store "Stuf N'Such."
Let us help you save some green in March! When you shop with us this month, at checkout pick a "lucky 4 leaf clover" and receive an extra discount on your purchase that day! Banner Churchill Community Hospital Auxiliary is a non-profit organization that raises funds to benefit BCCH and other heath related events in our community.
Boutique Thrift Store
Standing Through The Rain Foundation, at 190 E. Center St., shop hours are 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Standing Through The Rain Foundation is a non-profit organization. Proceeds benefit local women and girls programs. To make a donation or schedule a free pick-up call 775-423-7974.
Thrifty Finds is a nonprofit store supporting Churchill County youth, 920 W. Williams Ave., Ste. 60A.
Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. seven days per week. TF customers will no longer enter through Louie's Dollar Plus. Our new entrance is located on the NE corner of the building (previously the donation delivery door).
We thank our customers for your patience during construction and hope that you will continue to join us for our Senior Sunday, Military Monday and Thrifty Tuesday Sales. Each week, look for the "Special Sale" in departments throughout the store.
Out of Egypt
Out of Egypt Thrift and Gift, providing for ongoing needs of food and hunger, is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Fallon Church of the Nazarene, 121 S. Allen Rd.
Donations are welcome during open hours. Please only provide clean and usable items.
military & veterans
The American Legion at 90 N. Ada St., Friday night dinners are open to the public. A $5 donation is asked. The second Friday is Chef's Choice. The fourth Friday is steak dinners.
Call the American Legion at 775-423-3008.
Veterans of Foreign Wars
The VFW would like to thank everyone for there support at the breakfasts. However, there will be no more until further notice. Thank all of you that have supported it in the past.
Marine Corps League
The High Desert Detachment of the Marine Corps League meets the first Saturday each month at noon at the VFW Hall, 405 S. Maine St. The League is open to all Marines, active, reserve, retired or honorably discharged, FMF Corpsman, families and friends, to participate in programs designed to help the community.
Call Harry Hines at 775-423-6415 for info.
XL Hospice blood pressure clinic, grief groups
XL Hospice is providing a blood pressure clinic on the first Tuesday of each month from 10 a.m.-noon at the Senior Center, 310 Court St.
For information, call Lisa at 775-423-9511.
XL Hospice Drop-In Grief Groups meet the second Mondays at 5 p.m. and third Tuesdays at noon at the XL Hospice office 570 S. Maine St. No charge nor registration.
The Serendipity Bookstore at 507 S. Maine St., features used books for sale from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Proceeds benefit the Churchill County Library. All proceeds benefit the Churchill County Library.
The Oasis Squares, Fallon's square dance club meets each Friday, 7-9 p.m., Highland Estates, 570 N. Sherman St. Experienced dancers are always welcomed. Come dance in a square and make a circle of friends.
For information call Linda at 775-455-5997.
Fallon chapter, Nevada Alumni Association
The Fallon chapter of the University of Nevada Alumni Association is having its monthly meeting on April 2 at 6 p.m. at Pizza Barn.
All alums and friends of the university are invited to attend. Plans are underway to schedule a bus in May to see one of Sara Parsons final softball games in a Nevada uniform. Parsons is a Greenwave graduate who was a multi-sport star.
Domestic Violence Support Group
Domestic Violence Support Group meets each Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m. Call 775-423-1313 for location.
Churchill County Cowbelles
The Churchill County Cowbelles are having their April meeting on April 7 at 12:30 p.m. at La Fiesta, 60 W. Center St.
All ladies interested in promoting beef and agriculture are welcome.
For information call Kathy at 775-423-5065.
Cancer Warriors yard sale
The Cancer Warriors for Central Nevada will be having a yard sale April 4 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and April 5 from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Sierra Pawn building, 2030 Reno Hwy.
We are looking for donations to be dropped off at Choice from now until the yard sale. We will also be accepting donations at 2030 Reno Hwy from 4-6 p.m. March 31-April 3. For questions, call 775-629-2629.
Library story time
Story Time is held each Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. In addition to stories, children can make a simple craft.
The library has hundreds of books on a wide variety of subjects for your enjoyment either in the building or at home.
So join us for a fun-filled Story Time and check out books to read at home. The library is located at 553 S. Maine St. For questions, call 775-423-7581.
Hearts of Gold Quilters
The Hearts of Gold Quilters meets every Thursday 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Fallon Convention Center, 100 Campus Way. All quilters are welcome.
We are a group of 40 busy quilters who meet weekly to make donation quilts, as well as working on our own projects.
An average of 80 quilts per year are donated to our community.
The Mothers of Preschoolers group meets 10 a.m.-noon the second and fourth Tuesday each month at Parkside Bible Fellowship.
If you are the mother of a child up to 5 years and in need of a break, call 775-423-3855 to schedule a visit to a meeting or email email@example.com. Child care is provided on the premises.
Rainbow Treasures Gift Shop
Rainbow Treasures Gift Shop is located inside the front lobby of Banner Churchill Community Hospital, 801 E. Williams Ave. Hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday.
Rainbow Treasures Gift Shop is owned and operated by Banner Churchill Community Hospital Auxiliary, a nonprofit organization. Newborn gifts, handbags, See's candy, watches, jewelry, home decor items and more are available. Proceeds benefit BCCH and community events.
Call 775-867-7104 for information.
Fallon Tea Party
The Fallon Tea Party meets the first Tuesday and third Thursday each month at the Churchill County Library annex, 7 p.m., South Maine and Fairview (behind the bookstore).
Fallon Elks Lodge
Dinner — The Fallon Elks Lodge, 93 W. Center St., serves dinner the first and third Friday of each month. Dinners start at 6 p.m. and cost $7 for adults, and $4 for children under 12. Breakfasts — Breakfast is served on the last Sunday of the month from 8-10 a.m.
Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children under 12. For information, call the Elks Lodge at 775-423-2239 or Don at 775-427-9222.
Churchill County Library website
The Churchill County Library, 553 S. Maine St., invites you to check out its new http://www.churchillcountylibrary.org website.
In addition to the catalog which contains our holding, databases are available on such subjects as homework help, marketing and phone directory, language; auto repair and more.
Most are available remotely with a Library card. Call 775-423-7581 for information.
Masons of Fallon
The Freemasons of Churchill Lodge #26 meet the first Thursday each month, 7 p.m., 39 S. Maine St., in the Fallon Fraternal Hall and Community Center. Sojourning Masons are invited. For information call 775-423-6819.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly with a fun group each Friday at 9 a.m., Methodist Church, 280 E. Stillwater Ave.
Cost is $5 per month with an annual fee of $28. For information, call Ann at 775-423-2546 or Jo at 775-867-3244.
'Celebrating Us' art project
Artists, photographers, artisans of all genre are invited to showcase their work in the "Celebrating Us" project, a joint venture of the Churchill County Museum and the county.
Exhibits are on-going and ever-changing.
Call Barbara at 775-423-3677 for information.
High school equivalence classes
WNC Fallon will be offering free HSE classes for students interested in attaining their high school equivalence diploma. Registration for these classes will be held the first Monday and Tuesday of each month and is on going. You must attend both days of registration.
WNC Fallon will be offering free HSE classes for students interested in attaining their high school equivalence diploma. Students will need to register, complete testing, and then plan out their class schedule. Classes will be on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Lahontan Valley Concert Choir spring concert is scheduled for May 8.
ESL In-Home program
ESL In-Home Program of Northern Nevada is a nonprofit organization that provides English tutoring at no cost through the help of volunteer tutors.
The ESL In-Home Program of Northern Nevada would like to encourage people living in Fallon, Churchill County who are able to dedicate one to two hours of their weekly schedule to become a volunteer tutor. You have the power to make a difference in your community by helping others solve the language barrier. For information, call 775-888-2021 or 775-246-8765 or visit our website: http://www.eslinhome.org.
Child support enforcement
Child support enforcement services are available through the Churchill County District Attorney's office. The staff may be able to help establish parentage and help obtain a child support order to include medical support. Pick up an application at the Churchill County Child Support Office at 165 N. Ada St., or visit http://www.churchillcounty.org and follow the links to the District Attorney's Child Support Division. For information, contact Churchill County District Attorney, Child Support Division at 775-423-8423.
The office is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Class of 1964
The Churchill County High School class of 1964 is seeking the addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of class members in order to invite them to the 50th reunion in August in Fallon.
Dinner and a no-host cocktail party are scheduled for Aug. 15. Pre-registration is Aug. 14.
Information about class members may be sent to Lynn Bryant Biggs at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 775-423-5286 or 775-867-3388. The March 7 meeting is at 6:30 p.m. at the firehouse.
Class of 1984
The Churchill County High School Class of 1984 is planning its 30th reunion on June 27-29. See Facebook for information and announcements under the group, Churchill County High School, NV Class of 84.
The next planning meeting is March 21 at 7 p.m. at Sandwinds. For information via email contact email@example.com. Please help us connect with all our classmates.
Class of 1994
The CCHS Class of 1994 Reunion Committee is currently planning the 20-year reunion! Festivities will be held in Fallon from June 20-22, 2014. Please visit the class website at http://www.greenwave94.com for event and ticket info and links to the class Facebook page and email address. If you have any questions, please contact any member of the planning committee:
Kelley (Stewart) Shaw: (775) 426-8453 or at firstname.lastname@example.org; Chancy Scoggin: (775) 233-7495 or at email@example.com; Andrea Schell: (775) 423-8679 or at firstname.lastname@example.org; or Rachel (Novak) Leach: (775) 527-3842 or at email@example.com.