Churchill Democrats

The Churchill County Democrats will hold their regular monthly meeting on June 11 at 6 p.m. at the Churchill County Administration Complex on the corner of North Taylor and A streets in room 136. Special guest will be Hawah Ahmad, president of the Young Democrats of Nevada.

Golf fundraiser

A golf tournament fundraiser is being held by the History Explorers of Northern Nevada on June 13 at 8 a.m. T

here will be a long drive and closest to the pin competition, great prizes, raffle items, and mulligans, Cost is $20 for members and $60 for non-members with lunch and cart included.

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

The Mothers of Preschoolers group will be taking a summer break from regular meetings. The last scheduled meeting is an informal Play Day on May 27, 10 a.m.-noon at Laura Mills Park.

There is no child care for that day; just bring a blanket or chairs, snacks or lunch and something to drink for you and your children. Don’t forget the sunblock! If you’ve been thinking about coming, this would be a good time to come and get to know some of the moms, their children and the steering team. Call 775-423-3855 for information.

Fernley Republican Women

The Fernley Republican Women (FRW) will hold its next meeting at the Fernley High School Library, 1300 Highway 95A, on June 16. A light meal will be served at 6 p.m. and the meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

Their scheduled speakers are State Controller Ron Knecht and State Treasurer Dan Schwartz. They will update us on political matters from Carson City, especially the tax issues that were argued during the recent legislative session. For information, check the FRW website

Museum membership meeting

The Churchill County Museum will hold the annual association membership meeting on June 11 at 7 p.m. at the Museum, 1050 S. Maine St.

Join the Museum or renew your membership for the coming year.

For more information, stop by or call the museum at 775-423-3677.

Adult Ed new location

Churchill County Adult Ed. is at its new building at 280 S. Russell St. (West End library/art room) holding summer school until June 12.

Hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday. For information call 775-423-1191.

Museum Spring Lecture Series

You are invited to attend the Churchill County Museum 2015 Spring Lecture Series held on Tuesday from 7-8:30 p.m.

On June 9, wildlife biologist Susan Sawyer reconnects us with nature in her presentation “Go Outside.”

Admission is free.

WBC literacy & language program

WNC’s Adult Literacy and Language program will be offering summer school classes (a 3-week session) for those interested in obtaining their high school equivalency diploma. Registration will be held on July 6 and 7 from 9 a.m.-noon in Piñon room 204. For information, call 775-423-7565.

Those interested must attended both days to complete testing and paperwork. This is a limited engagement session. Students will meet one hour each week with the instructor. The other time, students will be required to spend at least three hours each week on their own working on the online program.

Lyon Republicans

The Lyon County Republican Central Committee (LCRCC) will hold its next meeting on June 6 at the Fernley High School library, 1300 Highway 95A, Fernley.

The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. The LCRCC will be electing a chairman for the 2015-2016 term.

For information about the LCRCC, call Peggy at 775-575-2058 or check their website

eMedia 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.

Drop in on Thursdays at the Churchill County Library or Saturdays between 9-11 a.m.


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

The library has hundreds of books on a wide variety of subjects for your enjoyment either in the building or at home.

Studies have shown that books in the home are an important indicator of a child’s future success.

So join us for a fun-filled storytime and check out books to read at home.

Amateur radio

The Amateur Radio of Churchill County invites all current Amateur Radio operators or anyone interested in Amateur Radio to join us

The A.R.C.C. is a general interest Amateur (HAM) Radio Club serving Fallon, Fernley and surrounding areas.

We have our monthly business social breakfast meeting each month. A NET Every Sunday At 6:00 PM (1800) local time on repeater 146.97 with PL of 103.5 Hz.

Interested in getting Your Amateur Radio license or current Amateur Radio operators wanting to upgrade license we offer local testing.

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

Duplicate bridge

Duplicate bridge games are held every Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Churchill County Senior Center.

Players are needed. For information or to find a partner, call Bill Shepard at 775-423-5606.

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.

Help celebrate our birthday this month!

Our store opened in June of 1957. We will be celebrating 58 years of service to our community.

Check our weekly sales which include, $5 basket sales on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the week, on Thursdays all seniors get 50 percent off clothing and shoes and surprise sales are every Wednesday and Friday. On Saturday all military and hospital personnel get 50 percent off clothing and shoes.

Thrifty Finds

Change is good! For the next while, Thrifty Finds will again experience some construction with the Oasis Academy Charter School expanding for the addition of their high school classrooms.

We are still offering our weekly 50% off specials: Senior Sunday for those 50 years and older, Military Monday for those with current, retired or veteran’s ID and Thrifty Tuesday for everyone. These sales are on clothing and shoes (excluding specially tagged items).

Every week we also offer a Surprise 50% off special in different departments rotating within the store.

Our entrance is still at 920 W Williams Ave, Suite 60 (Behind Big 5). We accept donations during business hours 7-days, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you have a question, contact us at 775-426-9411.

Thrifty Finds is a non-profit organization whose profits benefit the youth of Churchill County. We appreciate your continued support.

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

Sons of the American Legion Icelandic cod fish fry first Friday of the month. Steak dinner third Friday monthly. Public is welcome. Help support our vets. Hall rental 775-423-3008 or 775-217-3845. Call the American Legion at 775-423-3008. 90 N. Ada St.

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.

VFW Ladies Auxiliary meetings

Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post #1002 meets the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Post on South Maine street. New members and transfers are always welcome. For information call 775-423-6201 or 775-423-4606.

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 information call 775-423-6819.

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

Contact 775-423-9511 for additional 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.

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.

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.

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.

‘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.


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.

Class of 70 reunion

The Class of 1970 is planning on holding its 45th Class Reunion this summer, August 14, 15, & 16 in conjunction with the Churchill County Community-Wide all-classes Reunion.

There will be a Friday7 dinner. On Saturday the class members will join others on tours around town as well as attending a picnic and concert in Oats Park.

For information, call Colleen Palludan at 775-423-4822, Crystal Wickware 775-423-5323, Mike Ansotegui at 775-423-6126 or Janet Sanches at 775-423-2068. Or contact us by email at or check out our Facebook page at CCHS Class of 70.

Class of 75 reunion

The Churchill County High School Class of 1975 is having its 40-year reunion on Aug 14-16. Our next planning meeting will be June 1 at 5 p.m. at the Daily Grind.

A Friday dinner is planned for Aug.14 at the Oats Park Arts Center.

A get together is planned at the community-wide reunion and concert at Oats Park on Aug. 15 and also a Breakfast on Sunday morning. Several Fallon sightseeing tours will be offered on Saturday.

For information contact Mike Berney at 775-427-3211 or email or Andrea McNair at

Class of 65 reunion

The Churchill County High School class of 1965 is having its 50-year reunion on Aug. 14-16.

A Friday night dinner is planned at the Fallon Trap Club. We will be joining the Community Reunion on Saturday, taking advantage of activities planned including the City Concert in Oats Park. We will meet at the Eagles Breakfast on Sunday morning for a final visit.

For a complete schedule of activities and more information contact Chris Hansen at 775-423-6786 or


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