Out & About Community Calendar Of Events & Activities

Please do not forget about the Noon Rotary food drive for Advocates to End Domestic Violence. Just drive up to the Governor's Mansion with your food donations.

The Carson Chamber of Commerce called again this year asking to help local children. To my great delight, I had just received a call from CASA Director Chris Bayer stating he had 50 children in need of Christmas adoption.

So the chamber stepped right in to help children in need from the Children's Home. Larry Osborne said the chamber will continue with its tradition of supporting Salvation Army Toys for Joys program and Food for FISH. Thank you, Larry, and your whole staff in helping such worthy causes in our community.

Out & about

Who: Advocates to End Domestic Violence/Noon Rotary/Girl Scout Troop No. 401 and news station KTVN

What: Food drive to help benefit the local women's/children's shelter.

Where: Governor's Mansion

When: Friday

Time: 7 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Help needed: Assorted food to fill the on-site food pantry.

Contact: Rotary Media Coordinator Dr. Mary Pierczynski

Call: 283-2100

Who: CASA of Carson City

What: Children in need of Christmas and volunteers

Help Needed: Volunteers to advocate on behalf of children removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect.

Contact: CASA Director Chris Bayer

Call: 882-6776

E-mail address: casaofcc@earthlink.net

Who: Carson-Tahoe Hospital auxiliary

What: Supports the hospital through ongoing fund-raising.

Where: Carson Nugget; reservations are required

When: Tuesday

Help needed: People of all ages in Carson/Douglas/Lyon region to help with activities supporting the hospital. To become a member, applications are at Carson-Tahoe Hospital's Gift Shop.

Contact: Ingrid Rooker

Call: 882-7052

Who: Division of Child and Family Services

What: Christmas Adoption of children in foster care

Help needed: Call to sponsor a local child in need of Christmas gifts, who has been removed from the home due to neglect or abuse. Child and Family Services is also looking for foster/adoptive parents. Please call Candia Tolbert at 687-4943, ext. 250

Next Monday: Harley-Davidson Financial Services and Karson Kruzers team up with local Super Kmart to help make Christmas brighter for 130 middle- and high school students.

Contact me with your information at kimriggs@att.net


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