FRA offers multiple scholarships

The Sierra-Tahoe Branch 137 Fleet Reserve Association's national organization will be offering multiple scholarships to qualified applicants. Applications are available online and must be submitted before Saturday. The FRA is comprised of current and former enlisted members of sea services.

For information on scholarships, visit For information about Branch 137, call 267-9592 or 267-3132.

Biodiversity Initiative holds photo contest

The Nevada Biodiversity Initiative will hold its annual photo contest through May 15. The categories are Nevada landscapes, native plants and wildlife. Black-and-white and color photos, slides or CDs are accepted. Photographs with buildings or people as primary subject matter will not be accepted.

Cash prizes of $50 for first place and $25 for second place in each category will be awarded.

Entries must be postmarked by midnight May 15 and should be accompanied by an entry form and a $10 entry fee, which covers up to 10 photos.

Carson City

Convention and Visitors Bureau to meet today

The regular board meeting of the Carson City Convention and Visitors Bureau will be at 5:30 p.m. today in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center at 851 E. William St.


Seeliger Elementary holds golf tournament

Seeliger Elementary School is holding a golf tournament at 9 a.m. May 7 at the Empire Ranch Golf Course. The cost is $95 per person; sponsoring a hole costs $600.

Each player will receive a goody bag full of golf equipment, a round of golf, range balls, a cart, a catered lunch and entry into a raffle.

Proceeds go toward new playground equipment. Preregistration is required.

For information or to register, call 841-1779 or 883-9290.

Library Board to meet

The Library Board of Trustees will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Carson City Library Administrative Office, 900 N. Roop St.

Discussion and possible action on a compromise proposal to address the materials budget shortfall for the next fiscal year are scheduled.


Documentary about Las Vegas history to be shown

"Las Vegas 100 Years," a documentary featuring the history of Las Vegas, will be shown at noon today at the Nevada Historical Society at 1650 N. Virginia St. in Reno.

Call 688-1190.

Reno Rodeo accepting applications for volunteers

The Reno Rodeo is now accepting applications for volunteers.

For an application, visit For information, call 329-3877, ext. 101.

'Miss Reno Rodeo' pageant applications must be in by Friday

The Reno Rodeo is now accepting applications for the "Miss Reno Rodeo" pageant. The deadline for submitting an application is 5 p.m. Friday.

The Reno Rodeo Queen is the year-round ambassador for the rodeo and will maintain a public relations schedule throughout the year, visiting schools and rodeos throughout the nation.

The Reno Rodeo Queen pageant will be held June 6-9.

For information and applications, visit


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