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!

CC Social Services remodeling

Churchill County Social Services will be closed May 26-27 for an office remodel. There will be no appointment schedule on either of these days.

The office will reopen on May 28 with regular business hours.

Fernley Republican Women

The Fernley Republican Women (FRW) will hold its next meeting at the Fernley High School Library, 1300 Highway 95A, on May 19. A light meal will be served at 6 p.m. and the meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. The public is always invited to attend.

Their scheduled speaker is Phyllis Westrup, northern director for the Nevada Federation of Republican Women (NvFRW). Westrup will discuss some of the activities of the Nevada Federation and present some information on the upcoming biennial convention.

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 — May 7, 14, 21, 28 or Saturdays May 2, 9, and 16 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.

Foster/adoptive parent training

The Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) will hold foster/adoptive parent training on May 9, 16 and 17 in Fallon. Each day runs from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Training sessions will be held in the Lake Tahoe rooms at Banner Churchill Community Hospital,

FAWG meeting

The Fallon Animal Welfare Group (FAWG) meets May 8 at The Pizza Factory, 2199 W. Williams Ave, Fallon. Come at 5 p.m. to order and socialize; the meeting will start at 5:30 p.m. Join us to review what we have accomplished so far this year, upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Like us on Facebook or visit for more information.

CC Democrats meeting

The Churchill County Democrats will hold their regular monthly meeting on May 14 at the Churchill County Administration Complex on the corner of North Taylor and A streets in Room 136.

The meeting starts at 6 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to attend.

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:

Food Service Manager class

Environmental Services Ltd. (ESL), a Reno-based consulting firm, will be offering a Food Service Manager Certification class on May 11 from 8 a.m.-6 the Depot Casino & Restaurant, 875 West Williams Ave.

This is a ServSafe® Certification class for Food Service Managers in all Nevada counties with the exception of Washoe County.

ESL classes are recognized and approved by the Washoe County District Health Department, as well as the State of Nevada Health Division, and meet all criteria for certification under both jurisdictions.

The class fee of $215 includes the ESLLC Study Guide,” the National Restaurant Association ServSafe Exam, as well as all other class materials. Lunch will be provided, with the lunch hour being devoted to the provided exam review questions. Reservations for this class may be made by submitting a non-refundable $100 deposit to ESL at the address to 2365 Camelot Way, Reno 89509.. Seating for this class is limited.

Call for additional course information: 775-329-8272; 775-722-6291 (cell).


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 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 May 19 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

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

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.

Fire hydrant testing

The Fallon/Churchill Fire Department will be testing fire hydrants during April and May in the evenings to May 17. During this period of peak fire demand water testing, it is common for water consumers to experience discolored water.

For questions, contact the city engineer’s office at 775-423-9863.

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.

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.

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.


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. 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.

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.

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.

WNC Earth Week

Western Nevada College Fallon Campus Earth Week schedule:

April 20 — A showing of “Switch” is at 3 and 6 p.m., VRGH 302

This is a documentary about the different energy sources. Popcorn will be provided.

April 22 — Earth Day with the Recycled Art reception from 12:30-5 p.m. in VRGH GETTO. Light drinks and snacks will be served, and an information booth will be available.

April 23 — “Episode 8 of a dangerous future Heat Waves and Water ” starring Matt Damon and “Dexter’s” Michael C. Hall. will show at 5 p.m. in VRGH.

All listed events are open to the community and sponsored by the WNC Student Government and WNC’s recycling/sustainability committee. For information or questions, call 775-423-7565, ext. 2264.


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