JOIN training

Call or visit a local JOIN office for immediate, free enrollment in career training and education classes.

JOIN has received federal funds that will allow us to pay for your instruction, class materials, and certification fees.

The Federal funds will also pay private employers to provide you with on-the-job-training.

Call or visit your local JOIN office immediately. Fallon, 775-423-6162, 121 Industrial Way, Fallon, NV 89406; Fernley, 775-575-1222, 460 W. Main St., #111,

Churchill County Democrats

The Churchill County Democrats will hold their regular monthly meeting on April 9 at the Churchill County Administration Complex on the corner of North Taylor and A streets in Room 136. They will be finalizing plans for the April 23 JJ Dinner. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to attend.

Kindergarten registration

Kindergarten registration for the 2015-2016 school year will be held April 1-April 23 from 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Northside Early Learning Center, 340 Venturacci Lane.

Incoming students must turn 5 on or before September 30, 2015. Parents must provide current immunization records and state issued birth certificate. Registration packets may be picked up in advance during regular school hours.

For information contact Northside Early Learning Center at 775-423-3463.

AAU re-entry scholarship

The American Association of University Women (AAUW), Fallon Branch, is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a Churchill County resident who wishes to resume college studies.

Financial need, career goals, and academic ability are among the criteria for the scholarship. Applications are available at the main office at Western Nevada College, Fallon Campus, or online through the financial assistance office at

Applications must be typed and submitted to Dr. Doris Dwyer at WNC by April 3.

AAUW high school scholarship

The American Association of University Women (AAUW), Fallon Branch, is offering a $1,000 scholarship for a graduating high school student. Applications can be found at the Churchill County High School website under Counseling and Guidance.

Completed applications must be typed, signed by a parent or guardian, and returned to Renie Knittle, high school counselor, by the deadline, April 3.

Fernley Republican Women Scholarship

The Fernley Republican Women will offering a $1,000 college scholarship to a female accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited school of higher education to be used toward education expenses.

The applicant, if over 18 years of age, must be a registered Republican; if she is under 18 years of age, her parent or legal guardian must be a registered Republican. She must reside in Fernley, Silver Springs or Wadsworth and meet certain other criteria listed on the application which can be downloaded from their website:

Preference will be given to applicants/parents/guardians who are members of Republican clubs/organizations. The application deadline is April 15. For information, contact Anita Trone at 775-575-7810 or or check the FRW website

Mother’s Day Extravaganza

The fourth annual Mother’s Day Extravaganza is May 6 from 5-8 p.m. at the Fallon Convention Center.

More than 40 vendors will be there, and free admission and door prize entries just for attending!! Plus, a drawing will be held for a lucky mom to win an amazing gift come nominate your mother!

Lyon County Republicans

The Lyon County Republican Central Committee (LCRCC) will hold its next meeting on April 11at the Lyon County Building, 27 S. Main Street, Yerington.

The meeting begins at 10 a.m. The speaker will be Jeffery A. Page, Lyon County manager who will speak on Title 15. The public is invited to attend to hear his comments, learn more about grassroots politics and meet with Republican officials.

For information about the LCRCC, call Richard at 775-409-7076 or check their website

Kindergarten registration

Kindergarten registration for the 2015-2016 school year will be held April 13-April 23 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Northside Early Learning Center, 340 Venturacci Lane.

Incoming students must turn 5 on or before September 30, 2015. Parents must provide current immunization records and state issued birth certificate. Registration packets may be picked up in advance during regular school hours. For information contact Northside Early Learning Center at 775-423-3463.

Blood drive

Banner Churchill Community Hospital along with United Blood Services will be hosting a blood drive on April 14 from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. in the Lake Tahoe room. To schedule an appointment log on to click “Donate Blood” use sponsor code; FALLON or call 775-867-7006.

Churchill County Republican Women

Lahontan (Churchill County) Republican Women will meet April 22 at noon at the Pizza Factory, 2199 W. Williams Ave.

The speaker will be Carmen Schank, Churchill County School Board trustee. A question and answer period will follow the presentation.

Call Jackie at 775-423-6886 or Cecilia at 775-423-4627.

Vendors needed

For the 15th year, Soroptimist International of Fallon presents the Home, Garden and Recreation Show on April 17-18 at the Fallon Convention Center.

Vendors are wanted for the spring event. Indoor and outdoor spaces are available. Proceeds from the Home, Garden and Recreation show will benefit the Domestic Violence Intervention, Students in Transition, and the local Soroptimist Scholarship Program. Soroptimist International is an organization for women donating their time and talents to doing what is best for women.

To be a vendor or for more information, contact Marcia Vinson at 775-867-3503.

e-Media classes at the library

Learn to download eBooks and eAudio books onto your iPad, Tablet, Kindle, Kindle Fire/HD, Android phone, PC, laptop or Nook Color/HD using the Overdrive Media or One-Click Digital platforms.

We’ll show you how to download library materials and to sidestep any common pitfalls you may encounter. Bring your library card, your device and any questions.

The library is located at the 553 S. Maine St.


Join us for Storytime at the Churchill County Library each Wednesday at 11 a.m. The program includes stories, songs and a craft.

Logos kindergarten

Logos Christian Academy, a private Christian school located at 665 Sheckler Road, is presently applications for kindergarten for the 2015-16 school year.

Contact Heidi at 775-428-1825 to schedule an appointment and for more information.

Amateur radio

The Amateur Radio of Churchill County (ARCC) invites all current amateur (Ham) radio operators or anyone interested in amateur radio to its monthly meeting, which is on the first Tuesday of the month at the Churchill County Administrative Complex, conference room 102, 155 N. Taylor St.

Amateur radio operators are invited to attend a weekly NET on Sundays at 6 p.m. at repeater 146.97 with a PL of 103.5 Hz to exchange information relating to general amateur radio topics.

Informal breakfast meeting and social on the third Sunday of every month at 8 a.m. at The Eagles Hall on the Reno Highway.

All current amateur (HAM) radio operators or anyone interested in getting their amateur (HAM) radio license come to our bi-monthly Volunteer Examination (Testing) Session, held on the third Saturday (March 21) of every other month.

For information contact Rick Bischoff — K7ET Phone 775-423-7665 or 775-294-1115 E-mail:

thrift stores

Blue Sky Thrift Store

The Blue Sky Thrift Store (formerly Fallon Humboldt Shredders) is located at 290 S. Maine St. Hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Bagged clothing sales, $4 per plastic shopping bag full of clothing available on Saturdays.

We are in need of re-sellable furniture, appliances, household items and clothing. To make donations or schedule a free pickup, call 775-217-0086 or 775-423-6140.

Drop-offs are made at the store location. Proceeds help provide services to individuals with developmental disabilities and families in need through community voucher programs.

Stuf ’n Such Thrift Store

The Stuf ‘n Such Thrift Store, owned and operated by Banner Churchill Community Hospital Auxiliary, is open Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 99 S. Nevada St. Donations are accepted Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

There are special “sales” available daily. Don’t miss our super $5 basket sale on April 14 and April 28, which includes clothing as well as shoes. Check out the new Facebook page at BCCH Auxiliary Store “Stuf ‘n Such.”

Thrifty Finds

Thrifty Finds business hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.

Donations accepted during business hours.

Visit us for Senior Sunday (50 years+), Military Monday (with current or retired military ID) and/or Thrifty Tuesday (everyone) where you will enjoy 50 percent savings on clothing and shoes (excluding specially tagged items).
Located at 920 W. Williams Ave., Ste, Call 775-426-9411 for information.

Thrifty Finds is a non-profit organization whose revenues benefit the youth of Churchill County.

Out of Egypt

Out of Egypt Thrift and Gift, providing for ongoing needs of food and hunger, is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 121 S. Allen Road. Phone 775-217-0542.

Our donation center is located at 1075 Taylor Place (behind Walmart) Phone 775-737-3784, hours are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

military & veterans

American Legion

The American Legion at 90 N. Ada St., Friday night dinners are open to the public. A $5 donation is asked.
The second Friday is Chef’s Choice. The fourth Friday is steak dinners. Call the American Legion at 775-423-3008.

FRA meetings

The Fleet Reserve Association is an active opponent of the Sea Services, Navy, Marine Corp and Coast Guard, active duty,retired or any who served a tour of duty. Join us or just check out a meeting at 7 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month at the American Legion Hall.

Marine Corps League

The High Desert Detachment of the Marine Corps League meets the first Saturday each month at noon at the VFW Hall, 405 S. Maine St.

The League is open to all Marines, active, reserve, retired or honorably discharged, FMF Corpsman, families and friends, to participate in programs designed to help the community. Call Harry Hines at 775-423-6415 for info.


Square dancing

The Oasis Squares, Fallon’s square dance club, meets every Friday, 7-9 p.m., at Highland Estates, 570 N. Sherman St.

Experienced dancers are always welcome. Come dance in a square and make a circle of friends. Call Ernie at 423-0471 or 217-3105.

Freemasons meetings

The Freemasons of Churchill Lodge No. 26 F&AM of Fallon meet the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at 39 S. Maine St, in the Fallon Fraternal Hall and Community Center.

Sojourning Masons are invited to join us. For more information call 775-423-6819.

Fallon Tea Party

The Fallon Tea Party meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday and third Thursday of each month in Room 102 of the county administration building on North Taylor St. Find us on the web at

For information email or call 619-887-6808.

RPEN meetings

The Churchill Chapter of the Retired Public Employees of Nevada (RPEN) meets the second Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. in the meeting room at Jerry’s Restaurant,1801 W. Williams Ave.

For information, email or call 775-427-9741.

Class of 85 reunion

The Churchill County High School Class of 1985 is having its 30-year reunion on Aug. 14-15. The committee is looking for “lost” classmates, and a list may be found on the LVN website and Facebook page.

The reunion will have a Friday dinner, tours of Churchill Vineyards and the Old High School and a private tent at the All-School Reunion.

For information contact Michael Ward (775-400-3900), or the CCHS Class of 1985 30-year Reunion, 65 N. Taylor St., Fallon, NV 89406.


Toastmasters Fallon every Thursday. If you are interested in developing stronger speaking and leadership skills, join us at Jerry’s Restaurant, 1801 W. Williams Ave., at 6 p.m.

For information, call Karla at 775-691-9537 or Linda at 775-848-3622.

Rainbow Treasures Gift Shop

Rainbow Treasures Gift Shop is located inside the front lobby of Banner Churchill Community Hospital, 801 E. Williams Ave.

Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Rainbow Treasures Gift Shop is owned and operated by Banner Churchill Community Hospital Auxiliary, a nonprofit organization. Newborn gifts, handbags, See’s candy, watches, jewelry, home decor items and more are available.

Proceeds benefit BCCH and community events. Call 775-867-7104 for information.

Bereavement Support Group

Eden Hospice provides grief support for the ‘newly bereaved’ at 570 S. Maine St., on the second Wednesdays of each month at noon. The group will not meet in April.

Contact 775-423-9511 for more information.

Domestic Violence Support Group

Domestic Violence Support Group meets each Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m. Call 775-423-1313 for location.


Take Off Pounds Sensibly with a fun group each Friday at 9 a.m., Methodist Church, 280 E. Stillwater Ave.

Cost for individuals is $5 per month with an annual fee set at $32. For info, call Ann at 775-423-2546 or Jo at 775-867-3244.

Hearts of Gold Quilters

The Hearts of Gold Quilters meets Thursdays 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Fallon Convention Center, 100 Campus Way.

All quilters are welcome. We meet weekly to make donation quilts, as well as working on our own projects.

Churchill County Library website

The Churchill County Library invites you to check out the website.

In addition to the catalog which contains our holding, databases are available on such subjects as homework help, marketing and phone directory, language; auto repair and more.

Most are available remotely with a library card. Call 775-423-7581 for information.

MOPS meeting

Are you the Mother of a Preschooler, birth to 5 yrs.? Do you need a break a couple of times a month?

We hope at our meetings moms will find encouragement, support, relevant teaching, and opportunities to develop relationships with other women who are in the same stage of life. MOPS meets 10 a.m. to noon the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at Parkside Bible Fellowship.

Call 775-423-3855 for information and scheduling (childcare) or email to Childcare for meetings is provided on the premises.

Child support enforcement

Child support enforcement services are available through the Churchill County District Attorney’s office.

The staff may be able to help establish parentage and help obtain a child support order to include medical support. Pick up an application at the Churchill County Child Support Office at 165 N. Ada St., or visit and follow the links to the District Attorney’s Child Support Division.

For information, contact Churchill County District Attorney, Child Support Division at 775-423-8423. The office is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

‘Celebrating Us’ art project

Help Churchill County “Celebrate” our local talent! Artists, photographers, artisans of all genre are invited to showcase their work at the County’s Administration Complex.

Exhibits are on-going and ever-changing.

Call the County Manager’s Office 775-423-5136 for more information.


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