Ken Gray, Lyon County Commissioner, and Mona Reno of the Nevada Women’s History Project will speak at Fernley Republican Women’s meeting on Feb. 21.
The event will be at 6 p.m. at Fernley High School Library, 1300 Highway 95A. A light meal will be served at 6 p.m.
Ken Gray is a 26-year veteran of the United States Air Force and the Nevada National Guard. After leaving active duty, he joined the office of U.S. Representative Mark Amodei handling issues concerning the welfare of veterans, public lands and defense. He then worked at the Veterans Administration before retiring. Gray was elected as Lyon County Commissioner District No. 3 on Nov. 8.
Mona Reno is the Past President of the Nevada Women’s History Project, which was founded by former Clark County State Senator Jean Ford to collect and disseminate information about Nevada women to historians and the general public.
Additionally, donations are sought for the group’s Caring for America/Adopt-a-Soldier program, which collects non-perishable foods for the Fernley Food Bank along with donations of funds and care items for soldiers.
Children’s books are also being collected for the Ronald McDonald House and Renown Hospital’s children’s ward. Money donations can be sent to Fernley Republican Women, P.O. Box 412, Fernley 89408.
For more information, contact Carol Franich at CDFranich@gmail.com, or go to fernleyrepublicanwomen.com.