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March 18, 2014
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Health care questions

A representative will be able to answer your health care questions on March 15 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Job Connect, 121 Industrial Way.

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.

Churchill County Democrats

The Churchill County Democrats will hold their regular monthly meeting on March 19 at the Library Annex meeting room in the Serendipity Bookstore on the corner of Maine and Fairview.

They will be finalizing plans for the JJ Dinner on April 10. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to attend.

2015 Batter Up Tour

The 2015 Batter Up Tour is a planned trip for July 2015. The itinerary includes three Major League Baseball games, three stadium tours and the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. The informational meeting will be Wednesday, March 19, at 6 p.m. in room B1 of CCMS (on Front Street near the cafeteria). Everyone is welcome to attend. Email Robbie Wickware @ wickwarer@churchill.k12.nv.us with questions.

Fernley Republican Women

The Fernley Republican Women (FRW) will hold their next meeting on March 18 at the Fernley High School Library, 1300 Highway 95A, at 6:30 p.m.

Guest speaker, U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, will give a report on recent congressional activities and how they affect local interests. The FRW will also hold a debate among the Lyon County Sheriff’s Republican candidates.

Lyon County Republican

The Lyon County Republican Central Committee will hold its next meeting on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the Smith Library, 22 Day Lane, Smith, on April 5 at 10 a.m. 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 check their website: lyoncountynvgop.org.

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.) between March 10-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 March 31-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.

ROCCC meeting

The Restore Our College Camus Committee (ROCCC) will meet this month March 24 at 7 p.m. at the City Hall Council Chambers, 55 W. Williams Ave., Fallon.

Included will be discussion of the Feb. 27 Board of Regents (BOR) meeting at which the Chancellor and the presidents of the state’s community colleges were expected to report on their workshop held to consider key issues, goals and objectives surrounding institutional service areas and a shared services model

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.

Radio club meeting

Every Sunday at 6 p.m. the Amateur Radio Club of Churchill County invites all current amateur (HAM) radio operators to join us for our on air NET meeting on the Lahontan Peak. repeater 145.35 with a PL of 100.0 Hz.

For information contact Rick Bischoff-K7ET Phone 775-423-7665 or 775-294-1115 or email k7et@live.com.

Toastmasters

Toastmasters Fallon will meet on 27 and then every other Thursday.

If you are interested in developing stronger speaking and leadership skills, join us at Jerry’s Restaurant, 1801 W. Williams Ave., Fallon, at 6 p.m. For information, call Karla at 775-691-9537 or Linda at 775-848-3622.

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.

Ask a lawyer

Attorneys and specialists will offer their services for free on March 25 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: May 13, July 22, Sept. 23 and Nov. 25. These sessions are being sponsored by the Nevada Legal Service and the Churchill Community Coalition.

REUNIONS

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 biggs@cccomm.net 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 greenwave84@hotmail.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 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 kelroy201@yahoo.com; Chancy Scoggin: (775) 233-7495 or at ctyrees@yahoo.com; Andrea Schell: (775) 423-8679 or at fallonkaiafit@hotmail.com; or Rachel (Novak) Leach: (775) 527-3842 or at rleach1975@gmail.com.

military & veterans

American Legion

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 in Fallon has an Omelet in a Bag Breakfast the third Saturday of each month.

Build your on Omelet with hash browns, biscuits and gravy and juice for $6. Half orders are $3. Next breakfast is Feb 15 from 7:30-10 a.m. For information call 775-423-4606.

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.

ONGOING

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.

Serendipity Bookstore

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.

Square dancing

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.

Domestic Violence Support Group

Domestic Violence Support Group meets each Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m. Call 775-423-1313 for location.

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.

Studies have shown that books in the home are an important indicator of a child’s future success.

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.

MOPS meeting

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 fallonmops@parksidebible.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).

You can find us on the web at www.fallonteaparty.org. For information, email jfalk6808@cccomm.net or call 619-887-6808.

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 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.

TOPS Club

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.

LVCC rehearsals

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: 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 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.

thrift stores

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.

March 17-21; St. Patrick’s Day Sale Green and or white items half-price all week.

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

Thrifty Finds is a nonprofit store supporting Churchill County youth, 920 W. Williams Ave., Ste. 60A. Enter through Louie’s Dollar Plus.

Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. seven days per week.

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.


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