COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD
The Churchill County Democrats will hold their regular monthly meeting on August 10 at their regular location, the Churchill County Administration Complex on the corner of North Taylor and A streets in room 136.
They will be planning their fall activities. The meeting starts at 6 p.m.
Amodei to speak at FRW
The Fernley Republican Women (FRW) will hold its next meeting at the Fernley High School Library, 1300 Highway 95A, on Aug. 15.
A light meal will be served at 6 p.m. and the meeting will start at 6:30 p.m.
Guest speaker will be U. S. Representative Mark Amodei, who will update us on the House of Representatives plans for 2017 and his take on what is going on in Washington D.C. The public is always invited to attend.
Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias can cause a person to act in different unpredictable ways that can sometimes be hard for us to understand. Join us on Aug. 9 from Noon-1 p.m. at The Homestead, 365 West A St,
The Alzheimer’s Association will be presenting on how we can better respond to our loved ones experiencing behavioral changes. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Attendance is free. Please RSVP at 775-428-2428.
High-school equivalency classes
The Fallon campus of WNC will be having registration for the next session of high-school equivalency classes on July 31 and Aug. 1.
Registration will be in Pinon Hall on both days. Attendance from 9 a.m. to noon on both days will be required to complete paperwork and testing. A mandatory orientation for the program will also be held on Aug. 3 and 4 from 9 a.m. to noon. Take this opportunity to start that change for a better tomorrow.
Logos Christian Academy
Logos Christian Academy, a small private classical Christian school, located at 665 Sheckler Road, is currently accepting applications for the 2017-18 school year. We offer classes Kindergarten through 8th grade. If you require additional information or would like to set up a testing time, please contact Dayna at 775-428-1825.
Seventh-Day Adventist School registration
The Fallon Seventh-Day Adventist School, a small private Christian school, is currently accepting applications for the 2017-18 school year. The school is located at 380 E. Front Street and offers K-8th grade. For more information, go to http://www.fallonsdaschool.org or call 775-423-4185.
We are open to members and guests. Interested in knowing more of what we do for the community? Call 775-423-2239 and leave a message.
Elks Lodge 2236, 93 W. Center St., is offering a fried shrimp dinner July 21. Always a complete meal and truly a bargain at $8 a place. Lounge open at 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. and open stage karaoke. Open to members and guests.
Elks Lodge wishes to thank you for your years of attending our Sunday morning breakfast. This month will be the last scheduled breakfast at the lodge.
Coalition parenting classes
The Churchill Community Coalition is offering parenting courses to help parents learn to use conflict resolution, good communication and anger management. Classes are held Tuesdays from 2-3 p.m. and Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30p p.m. in the Churchill County Building Conference Room, 485 W. B Street. We also offer a Parenting Wisely, teen & young child classes, online for free.
Calling all artists
Please join fellow artists to create art each Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the meeting room located inside the Maine Street Café, 810 S. Maine St. Our vision is to share ideas, techniques and friendships through art in a supportive and accepting environment. Bring all that you need to create your art in whatever media you prefer.
Lost and found
The Churchill County Parks and Recreation Department has a collection of lost and found items at their office, located at 325 Sheckler Road at the Churchill County Fairgrounds. If you have lost an item at the Regional Park Ballfields, fairgrounds or North Maine Ballfields, please stop by the Parks and Recreation office. Unclaimed items are donated to the local thrift stores.
Outreach work here to help
The Division of Welfare and Supportive Services will have an outreach worker located at the Churchill County Social Services building on Mondays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and alternating Mondays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The Outreach worker will be able to assist you with SNAP, Medical or TANF application, renewal of SNAP, Medical, or TANF benefits, address changes to existing cases, answer questions regarding the application process, and answer questions regarding your on-going case.
New Day of the Week Change: Commodities now will be on Tuesdays, still at the American Legion Post #16, 90 N Ada St from 9 a.m.-Noon. The next date is July 18. Please bring your Nevada photo I.D. and if necessary, proof of Churchill County residency. Also, bring your own boxes and/or carts.
Learning computers at library
Need help navigating a computer, using the library website, using the Internet, setting up an email, downloading ebooks and audiobooks, or other computer related tasks and problems?
Drop in for assistance Thursdays (beginning Aug. 10) from 9-10 a.m.
If you have never used a computer or need help finding your way around a computer, this class is for you! Learn fundamental navigation and where to find help and resources to complete tasks. Tuesday from 9-11 a.m. on Aug. 8 and Aug. 29.
The library is located at 553 S. Maine St., and http://www.churchillcountylibrary.org.
Grief share support group
Grief share support group, 805 Esmeralda St. Thursday nights at 6:30 p.m. The group will provide help and encouragement after the death of a loved one.
Anyone is welcome to attend at any point as each session is “self-contained” so you do not have to attend in sequence. For information, visit http://www.griefshare.org or call 775-686-8375.
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 are $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
Celebrating Summer and preparing for Fall!
Ask about our shopper discounts and specials!
Other weekly specials too. Senior discounts on Thursdays. Basket day sales second and fourth Tuesdays.
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., 775-423-6446. (Donations accepted during open hours.)
BCCH employees and active-duty military (with ID) now enjoy a 50 percent discount every day. Other military family members also get the discount on Saturdays. All proceeds support the hospital and local health and welfare activities. No sales tax. Visit us on Facebook at BCCH Auxiliary Store “Stuf N’ Such”.
Out of Egypt
Out of Egypt Thrift and Gift, providing for ongoing needs of food and hunger, is open Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 121 S. Allen Rd. Phone is 775-217-0542. Our donation center is located at 1075 Taylor Place (behind Walmart). Hours are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Phone is 775-737-3784.
military & veterans
American Legion Post 16 activities
Help support our vets. Hall rental 775-423-3008 or 775-217-3845.
Fish Fry — Come and enjoy a great Fish Fry (Icelandic Cod) dinner the first Friday of every month from 6-8 p.m. for $5.
Also enjoy a rib-eye steak dinner the third Friday of every month from 6-8 p.m. for $15. (Open to the public.)
For more information, call 775-423-3008.
Meetings — The American Legion Post 16 general meeting is held on the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. All members are encouraged to attend.
The Sons of the American Legion Squadron 16 general meeting is held the first Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. All members are encouraged to attend. All veterans and sons of veterans interested in joining the legion or SAL, please contact the post at 775-423-3008.
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 on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the American Legion Hall.
VFW Auxiliary meetings
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 of each month at noon in 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 more information.
Each Friday at 9 a.m. – take pounds off sensibly with our fun group! Join us for motivation at the Methodist Church, 280 E. Stillwater Ave. Cost is $5 per month with an annual fee of $32.
For more information, call Nancy at 775-423-4568 or Jo at 775-867-3244.
Al-anon, a 12-step program, meets every Wednesday and Sunday. Wednesday from 10-11 a.m. at the Churchill County Library annex. Sunday meetings in the annex are from 2-3 p.m. Another Sunday Al-anon (12-step program) meets every week from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at 1490 Grimes St.
Crafters vendors needed for July event
Wanted crafters. vendors and entertainment for a Christmas in July event on July 22 at the Fallon Convention Center.
For information, call 775-315-6571 or 775-276-0421. We support Toys for Tots and seniors in need.
The Oasis Squares, Fallon’s square dance club, will meet Friday, 7-9 p.m., at Highland Estates, 570 N. Sherman St. Experienced dancers always welcome.
Come dance in a square and make a circle of friends. Call Linda at 775-455-5997.
Mark your calendars on the third weekend in August (Aug. 18-20) to join in the fourth annual community reunion. Alumni of all schools, teachers, support staff, families and friends are encouraged to attend.
A social at the Fallon Theatre Friday night (Aug. 18) will kick off the weekend. On Saturday there are many activities and tours planned … open swim at the city pool, a show-n- shine car show and breakfast at the new Senior Center, a visit with Mayor Ken Tedford at City Hall to mention a few.
Free registration at Oats Park to have your name included in our reunion archive begins at 4 p.m. Many classes will have tents in the park. We will be honoring graduates from the classes of 1947-1952.
Enjoy the concert sponsored by the mayor and City Council starting at 7:30 p.m.
Extend the evening at the Oats Park Art Center’s Art Bar. A Sunday breakfast at the new Senior Center will finish the reunion weekend.
For information or to reserve a tent space see our Facebook page at Fallon/Churchill County Community Reunion.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 775-423-5465.
CC Republicans lunch
The Churchill County Republican Committee meets on the second Wednesday of each month at noon.
The meeting is upstairs at The Depot with lunch available for $10. The meeting is generally open to all Churchill County Republicans and other interested citizens.
Rhapsody in Red is this year’s 15th annual Community Quilt 2017 from the Hearts of Gold Quilters.
The quilt is the creation of Hearts of Gold Quilters and sewn by Jan Recanzone of Yerington.
The drawing will be at the annual Fallon Cantaloupe Festival and Country Fair on Aug. 27 at 3 p.m. Tickets are six for $5 or $1 each and may be purchased at 3-D Shipping, Jeff’s Postage Plus, Workman’s, Churchill County Federal Credit Union.
Any businesses wanting to display and sell tickets or who have questions should contact Vicki Eckert at 775-423-2610.
Join us for Storytime at the Churchill County Library each Wednesday and Thursday at 11 a.m.; 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.
Did you know reading to your child is one of the most powerful ways to boost brain power? Well it’s true and the library can help with that!
Fallon Daily Bread
For over 11 years now, Epworth United Methodist Church has been home to Fallon Daily Bread, a hot meal program that is free to all who want to partake, regardless of income or ability.
Fallon Daily Bread serves meals on Monday and Thursday evenings at 5:15 p.m. at 457 Esmeralda St.
For information, call 775-423-4714.
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 further information, call 775-423-4625.
Fallon Tea Party
The Fallon Tea Party meets the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in Room 102 of the county administration building on North Taylor St. Find us on the web at http://www.fallonteaparty.org. For information, email jfalk6808 @cccomm.net or call 619-887-6808.
Volunteers needed in Fallon to help distribute food during the day, one Wednesday every two months. Must be able to stand at least five hours. Contact Anne weekdays between 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at 775-423-2670.
Toastmasters Fallon is every Thursday. If you are interested in developing stronger speaking and leadership skills, join us at Highland Manor, 550 N. Sherman St., at 6:30 pm.
Contact Carla at 775 867-5911 for information.
Domestic violence support
Fallon’s domestic violence support group meets each Tuesday from 6:30-8 p.m. Call 775-423-1313 for location.
St. Patrick’s bingo
St. Patrick Church at 850 W. 4th St. invites the public to play Bingo on the 1st Sat. of each month in the parish hall. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with games starting at 6:15 p.m. Refreshments are available for purchase. Coffee and popcorn are free. Enjoy a relaxing evening of entertainment! Call 775-423-2846 for more info.
Hearts of Gold Quilters
The Hearts of Gold Quilters meets Thursdays from 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 work on our own projects.
Child support enforcement
Child support enforcement services are available through the Churchill County District Attorney’s Office. Contact the Churchill County DA, Child Support Division at 775-423-8423.
The staff may be able to help establish parentage and help obtain a child support order. Pick up an application at the Churchill County Child Support Office at 165 N. Ada St. Or go to http://www.churchillcounty.org and follow the links to the DA’s Child Support Division.
The office is open M-F from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fallon Horseman’s Association
Fallon Horseman’s Association holds monthly meetings the first Thursday of each month at Pizza Factory, 2199 W. Williams Ave.
Anyone interested in our open horse shows and other events is welcome to attend.
Caregiver support groups
The Alzheimer’s Association’s Caregiver Support Groups are designed to provide emotional and social support for caregivers through regularly scheduled meetings.
Participants develop methods and skills to solve problems.
The groups encourage caregivers to maintain their own personal, physical and emotional health, as well as optimally care for the person living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related form of dementia.
Open discussion with a trained facilitator. Free of charge and walk-ins welcome. Date: Second and fourth Wednesdays of the month. Time: 10:30 a.m.–noon. Location: The Homestead. 365 West A St. Facilitators: Candy Foster & Jason Thornton.
Contact: 800-272-3900. On-site respite services provided.
Please RSVP to use respite services.
Visit our unique shop located inside Banner Churchill Community Hospital on Wast Williams Avenue.
We sell a variety of items including purses, jewelry, baby items and See’s Candy.
Hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
We are owned and operated by BCCH Hospital Auxiliary, a nonprofit organization.
Proceeds benefit BCCH and other community health events.