April 16, 2013
Humboldt Shredders Thrift Store
The Fallon Humboldt Shredders Thrift Store is open for business at 290 S. Maine St. Hours are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
April 15-27 sales — all books 10 for $1; all women's clothing, dishes 50 percent off.
Bagged clothing sales, $4 per plastic shopping bag full of clothing, are available on Saturdays.
The store needs re-sellable furniture, appliances, household items and clothing. For donations or to schedule a free pickup, call 775-217-0086 or 775-423-6140. Drop-offs are made at the store location.
All proceeds help provide services to individuals with developmental disabilities and families in need through community voucher programs.
Community Service Thrift Store
Community Service Thrift Shop, 169 E. Center St., is open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays.
April 15-19 sales — 50 cents for all non-tagged items for anniversary week.
April is our 26th anniversary of volunteering and assisting community members by recycling donations and also providing scholarships for college.
We continue to receive requests for assistance from people of our community. We help with written referrals from county Social Services. Please leave donations of clean, resalable items during store hours. We do not accept beds, bicycles or large appliances due to lack of available space.
Contact JoAnne Baumgart, president, at 775-423-3719 for information.
Churchill County Democrats
The Churchill County Democrats will hold their regular monthly meeting on April 17 at Jerry's Restaurant, 1801 W. Williams Ave.
They will be discussing plans for the Rurals Retreat in Fallon on May 11. Everyone is encouraged to attend.
Standing Through the Rain
The Peter Pan charity dance show is April 19-20 in the Churchill County High School Fine Arts Auditorium, presented by Standing Through the Rain. Show times will be 5 p.m. on April 19, 1 and 7 p.m. on April 20.
Tickets, priced at $5, are available at Dairy Queen, Country Health, Louie's Home Center, Koshinkan Martial Arts School and Standing Through the Rain Foundation.
Standing Through the Rain clothing and gift shop is open at 190 E. Center St. The shop stocks women's and girls clothing and a nice selection of gift and household items. Money raised will fund other programs at the foundation to help women and girls in our community.
Anyone who would like to donate gently used clothing and household items please may call for a drop off time or set a time to pick your donation up.
To help fund other programs, donate online at http://www.standingthroughtherain.org
Restore Our College Campus Committee (ROCCC) meeting is April 22 at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 55 W. Williams Ave.
Dog Obedience Class — Join Judy for formal training sessions and build a better relationship with your dog.
The next session is April 25–May 30. Classes will help problem areas and will be key to teach the commands needed to have a well-trained dog. Beginner and Intermediate classes available.
Price is $60, some discounts available. (Classes taught at the Multi-Purpose Building for this session at the Churchill County Fairgrounds.)
Call the Churchill County Parks and Recreation office for details or to sign-up at 775-423-7733 or follow on Twitter @ChurchillCoPR.
St. Patrick's Blood Drive
St. Patrick's Catholic Church Blood Drive hosted by the Knights of Columbus is April 20.
The Blood Drive will be held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Church Hall on 850 W. 4th St. Call Pat at 423-2436 for appointments or information.
Stuf'n Such Thrift Store
Visit the Prom Closet at Stuf 'n Such "The Store" for your prom night apparel through April 26. If you find a dress or tux/suit, it's FREE. Our requirements are that you must show your current school ID card and be with your parent/guardian when you visit.
Stuf 'n Such now makes it more convenient for you to shop by using your debit or credit card. Same great prices, specials, people and store at 99 S. Nevada St.
Open Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (closed Sunday and Monday) Donations accepted. Visit us often because our inventory changes every day.
Stuf 'n Such The Thrift Store, is owned and operated by Banner Churchill Community Hospital Auxiliary, a non-profit organization, which raises funds to benefit BCCH and other health-related events.
Grad Night rummage sale
Rummage sale May 4 from 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Louie's Home Center parking lot. Donated items are needed to sell.
Please contact Dana Barton at 775-423-8814 if you have items you can donate or if you can work a couple hours or so that day.
Dinners — The American Legion at 90 N. Ada St., serves Friday night dinners.
On the first Friday each month the Sons of the American Legion has a fish fry including Alaskan cod.
The second Friday includes Bubba Burgers and all the fixings.
The third Friday dinners have been cancelled until further notice.
The fourth and fifth Fridays are steak dinners. We are open to the public.
Street tacos, $1 each or four for $3, are served on Thursdays.
Lunch — Served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.
On the fourth Thursday of each month the Legion serves a prime rib sandwich and fixings.
Open to the public. We ask for a $5 donation.
Breakfast is served the second Sunday every month from 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Call the American Legion at 775-423-3008.
Lahontan Garden Club
The Lahontan Garden Club meets the third Monday each month January through October at 1 p.m.
The Garden Club discusses the challenges of growing vegetables and flowers in our local area.
Newcomers to the area and long time residents are invited to join the Garden Club to share ideas and information about gardening.
For information, call Ann at 775-428-2010.
The Oasis Squares, Fallon's square dance club meets every Friday evening, 7-9 p.m., at Highland Estates, 570 N. Sherman St.
Mainstream and plus tips called by Dennis Mastin of Winnemucca. Experienced dancers always welcomed. Come dance in a square and make a circle of friends.
For information call Linda at 775-455-5997.
Rainbow Treasures Gift Shop
Come in to welcome Lynn and Maria as they start a new adventure as new management for the Gift Shop, located inside the main entrance of Banner Churchill Community Hospital.
The same great prices, people and store are available. You can find gifts for the whole family.
Rainbow Treasures is located inside the front entrance of Banner Churchill Community Hospital at 801 E. Williams Ave., 775-867-7104. Hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday.
The Rainbow Treasures Gift Shop is owned and operated by Banner Churchill Community Hospital Auxiliary, a nonprofit organization that raises funds to benefit BCCH and other community events.
Marine Corps League
The High Desert Detachment of the Marine Corps League meets the second 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 information.
The Young Marines is looking for prospective members and for a home base of operation in Fallon.
The Young Marines is a youth education and service program for boys and girls ages 8 through the completion of high school.
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Don't miss the "Omelet in a Bag Breakfast" the third Saturday each month. Build your own omelet with hash browns, biscuits and gravy and juice.
The cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children under 10.
The VFW is located at 405 S. Maine St., and the breakfasts are from 7:30-10 a.m. For information, call 775-423-4606.
Churchill County Library
The Churchill County Library and the CC Communications Independent Telecommunications Pioneer Association are looking for support for this year's Summer Reading, Read-to-Me and Story Time programs.
Please aid them in their efforts by donating a prize or making a cash contribution.
For information, call Joyce at 775-423-7582, ext. 3 or Dawn Ballard, 7755-423-7654, ext 1269.
'Celebrate Us' art project
Artists, photographers, artisans of all genre — showcase your work in the "Celebrate Us" project, a joint venture of the Churchill County Museum and Churchill County Administrator.
We want to show off your talent to hundreds of viewers throughout county facilities. Register to become a featured artist in the "Celebrate Us" project, an on-going program with no deadline at the Churchill County Museum.
For information, call Barbara at 775-423-3677.
Churchill County Museum
Churchill County Museum is open Monday through Saturday. Spring hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission is free. Bring your family and friends to tour the museum, 1050 S. Maine St.
Call 775-423-3677 for information.
Fallon Tea Party meetings
The Fallon Tea Party meets the first and third Thursday each month at the library annex, South Maine and Fairview (in the rear of the bookstore) at 7 p.m.
Join our discussions on ways to protect our rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. You can find us on the web at http://www.fallonteaparty.org. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 619-887-6808.
Logos Christian Academy registration
Logos Christian Academy is accepting applications for students grades K-8 for the 2013-2014 school year.
For information, call the school at 775-428-1825 or visit our http://www.logosfallon.com.
The Community Health Nurse's office has flu vaccine for children 6 months to 18 years old who do not have insurance coverage for immunizations and those children who are enrolled in the Medicaid or Nevada Check Up programs.
To make an appointment, please call the Community Health Nurse's office at 775-423-4434.
Churchill County Parks and Recreation (CARE) is offering its CARE after school program for children ages 6-12 for the school year.
Each day includes homework time, a snack, fun and games as well as arts and crafts. The children will also go swimming three days a week at the indoor pool.
Costs are $30 per week or $10 a day for drop-in. We are open on early release days and on teacher workdays. Discounts are available for multiple children and monthly reservations.
For information, contact the Parks and Recreation office at 775-423-7733 or follow us on Twitter @ChurchillCoPR.
Nonprofit store for youth
Thrifty Finds is a nonprofit store supporting Churchill County youth located at 920 W. Williams Ave., Ste. 60A. Enter through Louie's Dollar Plus.
Business hours are Tuesday-Sunday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Mondays.
Donations are accepted on the east side of the building during regular business hours.
Storytime at the library
Churchill County Library conducts Storytime every Tuesday and Wednesday morning at 11 a.m. in the library.
In addition to enjoying a story, children can look at books and magazines or work a puzzle.
Domestic violence support group
Domestic violence and emotional abuse are behaviors used by one person in a relationship to control the other.
Partners may be married or not living together, separated, or dating. Violence takes many forms and can happen all the time or once in a while. Important steps to help yourself or someone you know in preventing, or stopping violence is recognizing the warning signs and by receiving support.
If you want to listen or share, you are encouraged to attend our weekly support group Tuesday from 6:30-8 p.m.
Free childcare is provided. Please call us at 775-423-1313 for meeting location.
If you are a victim of domestic violence please call our confidential crisis hotline 775-427-1500.
Serendipity Corner Bookstore
Churchill County Friends of the Library invites you to browse the used books at the Serendipity Corner Bookstore, 507 S. Maine St.
Hours are Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fallon Writer's Group
The Fallon Writer's Group meets the second and fourth Monday each month. Meetings are held starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Senior Center, 310 Court St.
This is an informal group of Fallonites who enjoy all genre of the written word, and an opportunity to join for a fun time of sharing your writing and learning about your personal style of writing.
Call Mary Meckler at 775-217-0327 for information.
Fallon Elks Bingo, 93 W. Center St. is the second and fourth Wednesday each month from 6-10 p.m.; games, paper cards, hot ball, progressive blackout.
Holy Trinity Church
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church at 507 Churchill Street, Fallon holds Sunday Service at 10 a.m. with a fellowship hour and refreshments following.
Episcopal Church Women meet Wednesday morning at 10 a.m, and Wednesday night services are at 7 p.m. There is a class on Discipleship following the church service.
Fallon Elks Lodge
Dinner — The Fallon Elks Lodge at 93. W. Center St., serves dinner on the first and third Friday of each month. The first Friday features a fish fry, and the third Friday night dinner varies.
Dinners start at 6 p.m. and cost $7 for adults, and $4 for children under 12 years old.
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. The Elks hall and catering are available for renting.
For information and rental fees, call the Elks Lodge at 775-423-2239 or Gwen at 775-423-9144.
Alumni luncheon — CCHS alumni have a no-host luncheon the last Thursday each month. Everyone is welcome. Join us and visit with your classmates. Lunch this month is at La Casita at 11:30 a.m.
Retired Public Employees of Nevada (RPEN) meetings are held on the second Tuesday each month at 1 p.m. at the Ag Extension Office.
Call Ron Dunham at 775-423-1117.
Out of Egypt
Out of Egypt Thrift and Gift operates to provide funding for the ongoing needs of food and hunger in our region of Nevada.
We are open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Donations are welcome during open hours. Please provide clean and usable items only.
The Mothers of Preschoolers group meets 10 a.m.-noon the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at Parkside Bible Fellowship.
If you are the mother of a child up to 5 years and in need of a break, please call 775-423-3855 to schedule a visit to a meeting or email email@example.com.
Child care is provided on the premises.
Each Friday at 9 a.m., Take Off Pounds Sensibly with this FUN group!
Join them for motivation at the 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.
Spiritual Health Class
Join in on our spiritual health class! This is a nondenominational basic Bible study program. If you are confused about a lot of things in the Bible, this will help to get rid of what appear to be contradictions.
Classes are at 10:30 a.m. every other Saturday and every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Standing Through The Rain Foundation, 190 E. Center St., across from the Koshinkan Martial Arts School.
Call 775-423-7974 for information.
Masons of Fallon
The Freemasons of Churchill Lodge #26 meet the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at 39 S. Maine St., in the Fallon Fraternal Hall and Community Center.
Sojourning Masons are invited to join us. For more information call 775-423-6819.
ESL In-Home program
ESL In-Home Program of Northern Nevada is a not-for-profit organization that provides one-on-one English tutoring at no cost through the help of volunteer tutors.
We have adult students waiting in Fallon who are anxious to learn to speak, read, write, and understand English. We train you at no cost on how to teach English as a Second Language.
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.
Fernley Republican Women
The FRW are collecting funds and care-item donations for our adopted soldiers, non-perishable food for the Fernley Food Bank and donations for our "Wreaths 4 Warriors" fundraiser.
For information, contact Anita Trone at (775) 575-7810, Cindy O'Toole at (775) 835-8315 or visit fernleyrepublican women.com.
The Good Fellas meet Monday-Friday from 2-3 p.m. The Saturday meeting is at 10 a.m.
For information, contact Carol at 775-427-4546 or James at (775) 427-3727. The 24-hour help line is 888-850-2205.
For a state schedule of NA meetings, visit http://www.sierrasagena.org.
Eagles OHV Group
All ATV side x side enthusiasts are welcome.
The Eagles OHV group is starting its riding season all members and their guest are welcome to join in our off highway adventures.
There are many more rides in the works. For information, attend our meeting the third Thursday of each month or contact John Caetano at 775-217-0791, or Bruce Cooper at 775-427-4435.
There are many adults living in Fallon who would like to learn to speak, read, write and understand English.
The ESL In-Home Program of Northern Nevada exists in five counties including Churchill. We need tutors living in Fallon to teach these adults.
We are a volunteer service organization operating on a no-cost-to-student basis, teaching one-on-one. If you are willing to make a difference in your community and help solve the language barrier, please call Donna at 775-246-8765 or 775-888-2021.
We train and provide instructional materials at no charge. Training at your convenience takes one hour. We will match you with an adult near you who is anxious to learn.
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.
CEDA needs small farms
The Churchill Economic Development Authority (CEDA) is looking for small farms in the area to participate in the Fallon Farmer's Collaborative.
The network is an association of small farmers who market collaboratively at area farmer's markets. Market fees and promotional materials are provided by CEDA through a Specialty Crop Block grant through the Nevada Department of Agriculture to assist Fallon small farmers in entering area farmers markets.
Farmers interested in participating should contact the CEDA office in Fallon for details at 775-423-8587.
The Elks Lodge at 93 W. Center St. has karaoke every Friday at 6 p.m.
Community Service Thrift Shop
The Community Service Thrift Shop at 169 E. Center St. is open weekdays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
We receive many requests for assistance from people in our community. We do help with one-time assistance if we receive a written referral from County Social Services.
Leave donations of clean, resalable items during store hours. We are not able to accept beds, bicycles or large appliances as we don't have room to store them.
For information, call 775-423-3719.
Rainbow Treasure Shop
Rainbow Treasure Shop is located inside Banner Churchill Community Hospital, 801 E. Williams Ave.
You are invited to shop all the many other beautiful gift items available knowing that all proceeds go to help promote good health and wellness as well as enhance our beautiful hospital.