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September 7, 2013
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‘How Divine Spirit Works’ service set for Sept. 21

Eckankar, Religion of the Light and Sound of God, will sponsor “How Divine Spirit Works in our Lives” at 10 a.m. Sept. 21 at the Carson City Community Center.

The one-hour worship service includes a brief talk, readings, small-group discussion and a short contemplation.

For more information, call Clay Brant at 775-358-9013 or visit www.

Crafters sought for Christmas fair

Crafters are sought for the Silver Bells Christmas Craft Fair, to be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Carson City Community Center.

Booth rentals cost $65 to benefit the Carson City Senior Center’s meals program.

For more information, call Dawn Beck at 775-883-0703, ext. 120.

Program aimed at promoting energy efficiency is available

The Sustainable Living & Renewable Energy Roundup non-profit is kicking off the 20% Energy Challenge program to reduce home energy consumption by 20 percent over the year.

Organizing meeting and sign-ups will be from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Sept. 21 during the Green Living Festival at the Nature Conservancy’s River Fork Ranch on Genoa Lane. NV Energy will be on hand to demonstrate how to use the tools available on its website.

The program includes a free workshop to be offered monthly to focus on the ways energy is lost ways to increase efficiency. October’s workshop will focus on identifying and reducing air leaks and heat loss with a home-energy audit demonstration.

For more information, go to or call Vicki Bates at 775-790-0721, or send her an email at

Tour of historical homes is set in Gardnerville

The Douglas County Historical Society will sponsor a tour of six historical homes in Gardnerville from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 14. Parking is permitted in Trinity Lutheran Church’s parking lot on Mill Street.

Interior photos of homes will not be allowed. Participants are advised to wear soft soled shoes, not high heels or boots.

Tickets cost $15 for Society members and $20 for nonmembers and can be purchased at the Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center in Gardnerville or by calling 775-782-2555. Will call tickets will be available at 1478 Douglas Ave. on the day of the tour.

Woodett’s Diner, 1492 U.S. Highway 395 in Gardnerville, will offer ticket holders a 10 percent discount on breakfast or lunch from 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the day of the tour.

For more information, call Marlena Hellwinkel at 775-721-9599 or Grace Bower at 775-265-6097.

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