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Out & About: Community Calendar Of Events & Activities

by Kim Riggs

Advocates to End Domestic Violence needs trained volunteers to help with the aftermath of domestic violence. Lisa Lee and her group do such a remarkable job behind the scenes of our town.

Domestic violence is often a silent crime The victims are generally women and children who finally stand up for their lives and need support to get through the ordeal.

Starting today, Advocates to End Domestic Violence will train qualified people in a two-part session consisting of six classes.

Helping Advocates raise money is Bill Burnaugh from Capitol City Loans, which is donating a car to be raffled off at the Taste of Downtown. To order a $10 ticket, call Advocates.

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Saturday is the Italian Fest Spaghetti Feed sponsored by the Carson City Jaycees and the Carson City Kiwanis. Pooling their resources, they are hosting a family night out with food and games to benefit children and seniors. The money-raised goes to help other great city programs.

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OUT & ABOUT

Who: Advocates to End Domestic Violence

When: Today through Wednesday and April 28-30, 6 p.m. to about 9 p.m.

Where: Call for address

What: Today, staff introductions and program information.

Tuesday, parenting coordinator, court avocation, victims of crimes program.

Wednesday, tour of emergency room and producers; presentation by sexual assault nurse practitioner and crisis hot line volunteers.

April 28, presentations by the Division of Child and Family Services, Carson City Sheriff’s Office, self-defense trainer.

April 29, testimony from a survivor, confidential-address program, shelter procedures, discussion of volunteer opportunities.

April 30, role playing, tour of Classy Seconds, handing out of certificates, setting up one-on-one opportunities.

Contact: Heather, 883-7654

Who: Carson City Jaycees and Carson City Kiwanis

What: Family spaghetti feast, including salad, bread, dessert and drinks. Bingo will be played throughout dinner with prizes.

When: Saturday

Where: Carson City Recreation Gymnasium, 851 East William St.

Cost: Adults, $5; children under 13 and seniors, $3; family of four, $15. Tickets can also be purchased at Carson City Recreation Division’s main Office

Proceeds to benefit: Meals on Wheels and Carson City Sheriff’s Reserves Santa program.

Contact: Lori Brown, 882-7207, or Bryan Bibee, 883-8445

What: Carson City Republican Women’s Luncheon

When: May 20, 11 a.m. social time, 11:30 lunch

Where: Carson Nugget second floor

What: Gene Milligan will present the difference between the Republican and Democrat parties. Also, the finalist for the Agatha Kain Scholarship. Call by May 18 to reserve seating.

Cost: $14. Reservations required; call by May 18.

Contact: Kitty, 888-2088

Next week: A new director takes over the Ron Wood Family Resource Center. And at the Carson City Kiwanis 2003 golf tournament, get a hole in one and win a 2003 GMC Sonoma pickup. For more information call, Bob Browne at 246-7747, or stayed tuned.

Contact me with your organization’s information at kimriggs@att.net

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