This new column will help provide information about community service groups and organizations.
To my great delight, I will be updating the public on the many project and events around Carson City to help and inform people. By working as the homeless advocate for the Carson City School District the past five years, I have had the unique opportunity of being involved with several of these amazing organizations.
Enough of my good fortune! Let's get the information out there and help participate with the following local events.
What: Capt. Ray Alcorn has had a distinguished career as a naval aviator. He will be discussing his eight years of captivity as a prisoner of war in Vietnam.
Where: B' Sghetti's
Contact: Dan Nevin, president
What: Toys for Tots Drive
Who: Marine Corps Reserve
Where: Over the phone application: 882-4317 or 882-4379
When: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Help needed: Purchase an unwrapped toy at participating merchants
Contact: David W. Wyble Sr.
What: Salvation Army Community Christmas project
Who: Matthew, Elizabeth, Stacey, Alex, Adam, Bobby, Serena and Nikki
Where: 661 Colorado St.
When: Starting Friday
Help needed: Adopt a child or family, drop of a toy by Carson Toyota or give a call to Salvation Army
Contact: Vi Bibee
Rotary teams up with Advocates To End Domestic Violence and Kwainis delivers turkey dinners for needy families. Stay tuned. This town is great!
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