Community bulletin board for Feb. 6-12

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Churchill Dems to meet

The Churchill County Democrats will hold their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, Feb. 9, at the public library annex, 507 S. Maine St., on the corner of South Maine Street and East Fairview, just north of the library. They will be electing officers for the next two years. The meeting starts at 6 p.m.

Youth awards

Nevada Department of Veterans Services is seeking nominations for the Youth Serving Veterans Award.

If you know of someone, age 19 or younger, or a group of young people (same age requirement applies) who is making a difference in the lives of veterans or the veterans’ community, now is the time to speak up and nominate them.

Mother-son movie

The annual mother-son movie night hosted by the Grad Night 2023 committee will be held at Fallon Theatres on March 18.

“How to Train Your Dragon 2” starts at 6 p.m. and “Despicable Me” starts at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets are $20 per couple, $5 for each additional person and can be purchased at the door.

Funds raised help graduating seniors have a safe and sober celebration.

Father-daughter dance

Annual father-daughter dance will light up the night.

The neon party Grad Night 2023 fundraiser is Saturday from 6-8 p.m. at the City-County Gym at Venturacci Park.

The cost is $20 a couple and $10 for each additional person.

Tickets may be purchased from Enamel Salon at 37 and 41 Whitaker Lane and will also be sold at the door with cash or card accepted.

WNC nursing

WNC's Nursing program applicants are reminded of upcoming dates to take the required entrance exam (Test of Essential Academic Skills). Testing is scheduled Feb. 24, March 3 and March 16. Testing is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Cedar Building 320 on the Carson City campus.

Check in at 8:30 a.m. Students must complete the entrance exam no later than April 1 to be considered for admission.

For information, contact the Nursing and Allied Health office at 775-445-4425 or email

Churchill Lincoln Day dinner

The Churchill County Republican Central Committee has announced Gov. Joe Lombardo will attend this year’s Lincoln Day Dinner on March 18.

Lt. Gov. Stavros Anthony and Controller Andy Mathews also are scheduled to attend

Tickets are available on Eventbrite:

Radon awareness

Reducing high levels of radon in your home helps reduce your risk of lung cancer. Here are some steps to protect yourself radon-caused lung cancer:

• Stop smoking and discourage smoking in your home.

• Seal cracks in floors and walls with materials designed for this purpose.

• Increase air flow in your house by opening windows and using fans and vents.

• Ask about radon-resistant construction techniques if you are buying a new home.

Learn more at

Churchill County Library

Need a new job in the new year? Let EmployNV help you with aspects of finding a new job on Feb. 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the library. EmployNV staff will help you with most aspects of job hunting!

Author Michael Branch will be at the Churchill Arts Council discussing his work on Feb. 25 at 5 p.m. Sponsored by Nevada Humanities in conjunction with the Churchill County Library.

Oats Park Arts School

Lots of fun workshops in store from Carly Strauss, Jeanne Evatt, Lori Bishop, Mandie Koeckes of Great Basin Apothecary, Megan Peterson, and our Art School Director Anne Johnson.

Classes are already filling up quickly – visit the school website at soon to reserve your spot!

Pennington Center

What's for lunch? Check out the January offerings at the Pennington Life Center and stop by for your favorites! Lunch served promptly at 11:30 a.m. in the dining room. All ages are welcome.



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