Community briefs

Donors who donate blood up through Valentine's Day will be automatically entered into a drawing to win one of two waterfall-style, heart-shaped 1 carat diamond pendants, to be awarded Thursday. The pendants were donated by Hart's Fine Jewelry.


For information or to make an appointment, call 887-9111 or visit www.bloodhero.com.




Carson City


Miss Carson City accepting applications


The Miss Carson City Scholarship Program will be accepting applications through Tuesday. The pageant will be held March 6.


Girls must be a graduating high school senior or older, never been married, and never been pregnant.


For information, call 721-2928.




California employees' association to meet


There will be a meeting of the California Retired Public Employees Association, northern Nevada chapter, at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Grandma Hattie's restaurant, 2811 S. Carson St.


For information, call 674-6449.


Mile High Jazz Band plans Valentine concert on Tuesday


Treat your Valentine to a Jazz Sampler for Sweethearts, an evening of big-band music for listening and dancing at Comma Coffee 8 to 10 p.m. Tuesday.


General admission is $5 at the door; $4 for members of the Mile High Jazz Band Association and free for age 18 and under. Dance instruction, 6 to 7:30 p.m., is $5 additional.


Jazz Sampler for Sweethearts features the 17-member Mile High Jazz Band with vocalist Sheryl Adams, presenting jazzy versions of favorite love songs for Valentine's Day. Call 883-2662.




Douglas County


Bedtime stories with Miss Carol Monday


The Douglas County Public Library's Minden branch will be holding Bedtime Stories with Miss Carol at 6:45 p.m. Monday. Valentine's Day stories will be featured. Children of all ages and families are invited; children may come dressed in PJ's and bring a favorite blanket or stuffed animal.


For information, call 782-9841.




Young at Heart to meet Monday


The regular monthly meeting of the Young at Heart Senior Citizens Club Board of Trustees will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane in Gardnerville.


For information, call 783-6455.




Douglas County Senior Services to meet Tuesday


The regular monthly meeting of Douglas County's Senior Services Advisory Council will be 8 a.m. Tuesday at the Douglas County Senior Citizen's Center.


This meeting is a reschedule of the original Monday meeting.


For information, call 783-6455.

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