Smoothies, haircuts to benefit CHS

Come have fun at Attitude's Hair Salon during a hair-raising fundraiser to help the Carson High School baseball team. Salon owner Brandi Plattsmeir is again offering help raising much needed funds.

Come help the CHS baseball team in the second annual cut-a-thon. So please take a moment to support the team and get clipped from some great stylists. There also will be a raffle with the grand prize of a $300 salt-water aquarium.


What: Cut-a-Thon, raffle tickets available. You can win an assortment of prizes from Gold Dust West Gift Certificates, Sun Spot Basket, Starbucks, Sun King tinting, car washes, and come enjoy a barbecue with donated hot dogs from the Sausage Factory

Where: Attitudes, 559 South Saliman Road

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday

Cost: Minimum donation of $20 per haircut

Contact: Brandy Plattsmeir at 883-2887 or 882-2061


Carson High Culinary Arts is taking the cake locally, statewide and now nationally. After strong finishes in the ProStart Nevada Championships in Las Vegas - the culinary team finished second and the management team finished first - the group is headed to the national competition April 24-26 in San Diego.

Of course first they must raise $8,000 to attend the national competition. They have scheduled several fundraisers and are accepting donations to help with the trip, including this Friday at Maui Wowi.

The Culinary Arts program it is entirely funded by donations, fundraisers, individuals and local restaurateurs. So thanks to Charlie and Karen Abowd, John Hurzel, owner of Grandma Hattie's, and Mr. Russell as well as his daughter, Jennifer.

Through the generosity of community members, culinary teacher Penny Reynolds is able to keep the kitchen door open.

The recent donation to the Culinary Arts program comes from Gold Dust West, who is gifting all the booths from their restaurant.


What: Fundraiser and tasty drinks from Maui Wowi

Where: 1910 E. College Parkway, in the Irwin Financial Center

When: 2-6 p.m. Friday

Contact: Penny Reynolds, 283-1771

Proceeds Benefits: 20 percent of all proceeds from 2-6 p.m. will go to Carson High School Culinary Arts. Donations may be sent to Penny Reynolds, Carson High School, 1111 N. Saliman Road.


The 15th annual Golf Gourmand is right around the corner. This tournament is always tasty and benefits our only local Community Counseling Center.

Everyone is a winner in this tournament.


What: Four-player scramble includes golf with cart, breakfast buffet, fabulous tee-prizes and lunch after the round. Continental breakfast includes Gin Fizzes.

Where: Eagle Valley Golf Course

When: May 4, breakfast at 7:30 a.m., shotgun start at 9 a.m. and lunch 2 p.m.

Contact: Call 887-2380 or stop in at J's Bistro, Cracker Box or Adele's to get application. Entries close April 25.

Proceeds Benefit: Community Counseling Center

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