Thank you all so much for the community interest in the column. I really appreciate it. There will be very little chitchat this week in order to get in all the great upcoming events of each these service groups and organizations. Let's get to itE
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 and children's shelter.
Where: Governor's Mansion
When: Friday, Dec. 13
Time: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Help needed: Assorted food to fill the on-site food pantry.
Contact: Rotary Media Coordinator Dr. Mary Pierczynski
Who: Capital City Humane Society
What: Raising money to build animal shelter.
When: Monday, Dec. 2
Time: 5:30 p.m. until the fun stops
Help needed: People who would enjoy a fabulous sit-down meal and lovely atmosphere. Call early to reserve, seating available for 80
Contact: Betty Horrocks
Cost: $12 and $10 for seniors and children under 12
Who: Carson-Tahoe Hospital Auxiliary
What: Supports the hospital through ongoing fund-raising.
Where: Carson Nugget, reservations are required
When: Tuesday, Dec. 10
Help needed: Women and men of all ages within Carson City and the Douglas-Lyon counties region to help with activities supporting the hospital. If you would like to become a member, applications are at Carson-Tahoe Hospital in the gift shop.
Contact: Ingrid Rooker
Who: Kiwanis of Carson City
What: Thanksgiving dinners for the needy.
When: Wednesday, Nov. 27
Help needed: Call to sponsor a Thanksgiving meal for a needy family. Kiwanis members deliver the meals to the family's home.
Contact: Ray Frederick
Next Monday: Boys & Girls Club of Western Nevada looking for after-school tutors for Empire Elementary and how Harley Davidson Financial Services roars through a special anniversary.
Contact Kim Riggs with information at firstname.lastname@example.org.