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Carson City

Free lab screenings available today

Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center offers affordable lab screenings on the second Tuesday of each month. Doctor's orders are not required. Included: Comprehensive Metabolic and Lipid Panel, PSA, CBC, TSH, and Hemoglobin A1c. Appointments are required. For information, visit or call 1-866-284-9355.

Jamba Juice offers free breakfast

Jamba Juice is having a Free Breakfast morning 6:30-10 a.m., today. Every customer will receive a free 12 ounce breakfast smoothie of their choice. New granola toppers and chunky strawberry will be featured. Jamba Juice is located at 921 Topsy Lane, Suite 412. For information, call 267-6642.

Free home buyers class on Wednesday

Free home buyers class, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Stewart Title, 1886 College Parkway. For information, call 885-8446.

Learn about Japanese streetcars

Phil Stevenson presents a program about Japanese streetcars, 7 p.m., Wednesday at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, 2180 S. Carson Street. For information, call 687-6953.

Residents to be honored for tourism excellence

Carson City residents will receive Excellence in Tourism awards Thursday at the Nevada Commission on Tourism's annual Rural Roundup conference in Elko.

Janet Jones, group sales manager for the Carson City Convention and Visitors Bureau, received an Excellence in Tourism Award for her strong commitment to the region, participating in trade and consumer shows and developing niche and motorcoach markets.

Chris Gibbons of Carson City, administrative assistant for the Nevada Indian Commission, received an Excellence in Tourism Award for helping to implement a Rural Tourism Grant to promote tribal outreach and assisting with an Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada conference.

Gold Hill

Reserve seats for Cowboy Poetry Week

Celebrate "Cowboy Poetry Week" with poetry and a buffet at the Gold Hill Hotel on April 22. Buffet available 5-7 p.m.; cowboy poetry reading starts at 7:30 p.m. Dinner and Show $25 per person. Limited seating. For reservations call 847-0111.


'eWomen Network' event slated

"eWomenNetwork" hosts an Accelerated Networking Dinner Event, 4:30-7:30 p.m., April 23. Tamarack Junction, 3101 South Virginia Street, Reno.

Idora Silver will present "Women-Speak; Making A Point Without Making An Enemy!" Cost is $40 for members and $50 for future members. RSVP before April 19. Price goes up to $60 on April 19.

For information, visit or call 853-2120.


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