Community news in brief: Natives and Newcomers meet Thursday

Natives and Newcomers meet Thursday

A representative from Care Chest of Sierra Nevada, which supplies medical equipment, diabetic supplies and more for those in need, will be on hand at Carson City Natives and Newcomers’ meeting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Grandma Hattie’s, 2811 S. Carson St.

The club’s business meeting will follow the presentation.

For more information, call Heidi DePuy at 775-267-3009 if you have any questions.

Pancake supper set to celebrate Mardi Gras

St. Hugh of Lincoln Episcopal Outreach Center, 4280 U.S. Highway 50 in Silver Springs, is hosting a pancake supper and potluck in celebration of Mardi Gras at 3 p.m. Feb. 17.

For more information, call 775-577-9606.

Rep. Amodei hosting town hall for vets

Congressman Mark Amodei will hold a town hall meeting about veterans issues from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Feb. 17 at the McKinley Art and Culture Center, 925 Riverside Drive in Reno.

Representatives from federal agencies who serve veterans are also participating.

For more information, call Tracy Soliday at 775-686-5760.

Workshop sheds light on ear infections

Advanced Chiropractic and Wellness Center, 3232 Carmine St., is hosting a free workshop about ear infections at 6 p.m. Feb. 18.

The event is an interactive community workshop sponsored by the National Wellness Foundation. It’s designed to give parents and consumers information and options for treating common health issues.

To reserve a space, call 775-883-4114.

Accountant will present at Footprinters meeting

Drew Aguilar, a certified public accountant, will talk about protecting assets at Carson Valley Footprinters’ next dinner meeting on Feb. 19 at the Carson Nugget.

A no host bar starts at 5:30 p.m. The meeting follows at 6:30 p.m.

Dinner costs $19 per person. For reservations, call 775-267-4355.

Event Feb. 20 helps DHS student musicians

Douglas High School’s music department will perform at its spaghetti dinner and silent auction fundraiser at 6 p.m. Feb. 20 at Douglas High School.

Tickets cost $7 per person or $30 per family of up to five.

For more information, go to www.douglastigermusic.com.

Program for veterans visiting Yerington March 3

The Nevada Department of Veterans Services Veterans Outreach ROVER Program will visit Yerington Senior Center, 117 Tilson Way, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, so veterans and family members can meet with a veterans service officer to learn about benefits and services.

Participants are asked to make an appointment by calling Josh at 775-688-1653; walk-in appointments are welcome, but can only be seen as time permits.

Veterans are advised to bring a copy of their DD-214 discharge document, current VA paperwork, medical information and banking account information. If the claim involves dependents, bring birth certificates, current and prior marriage certificates, divorce decrees and Social Security numbers.

For more information, go to http://veterans.nv.gov/page/rural-outreach-rover.

Beekeeping conference set in Yerington

Nevada Fresh Pak, a local organic farm, is sponsoring the Mason Valley Beekeeper’s fifth annual beekeeping conference Feb. 27-28 in Yerington.

Beekeeper Randy Oliver is scheduled to attend the conference and talk about the evolving beekeeping and agricultural industries.

Other experts in the field of beekeeping will present throughout the conference, and a banquet will be held in honor of Oliver’s appearance.

Registration is $60 for both conference days including the banquet, $50 for both conference days, $25 for the banquet, and $35 for the conference and banquet with a student identification.

For more information about the conference and sponsorship with the Mason Valley Beekeepers, go to www.masonvalleybeekeepers.org.

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