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Nevada Appeal Staff Reports

All nonprofit organizations and agencies with a wish list can send them lists to the Nevada Appeal.

For example, if the Boys and Girls Club is seeking indoor board games for teenagers, playing cards or perhaps just hats and gloves for winter, read on to see how to get a wish list to the newspaper in time for the community to help.

With Christmas right around the corner, we have some wonderful fund-raisers. The Greenhouse Garden Center hosts the Carson High School Band on Dec. 6. The band will play Christmas music from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The Band Boosters (parents) will sell refreshments. Nursery owner David Ruff is donating a portion of the day’s sales to help the Carson High School Band.

The staff at Seeliger Elementary designs teddy bears with unique themes then a Bear Silent Auction is in the school’s lobby.

The Salvation Army is gearing up the “Joy for Toys” children’s toy program. Drop off new, unwrapped toys at Carson City Toyota, Capital Ford-Mercury, Carson City Mazda or Michael Hohl Motors. Do not forget older children who might like a football, video, curling iron, makeup, hair items etc.

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Who: Nevada Appeal Newspaper

When: Until the end of December

Time: Drop your nonprofit’s wish list at the Appeal 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. weekdays or e-mail them

What: Gather a wish list for your group, organization or agency, and the Appeal will print it

Call: Editor Barry Smith at 882-2111

E-mail wish lists to: editor@nevadaappeal.com

Who: Seeliger Elementary School

Where: 2800 S. Saliman Road, in the lobby

When: Now until Dec. 9

What: Silent auction for cuddly bears that have been specially decorated.

Call: Gina Heinz, 283-2200

Who: Carson High School Band Boosters Club

When: Dec. 6

Where: The Garden Greenhouse Center, 2450 S. Curry St.

What: The band will play Christmas music from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and Band Boosters (parents) will sell refreshments

Call: Mary Thrones, 882-8600

Benefits: Carson High School Band

Who: Toys for Joys Program, Salvation Army

When: Until Christmas

What: Drop off a toy for a child in need

Where: Dick Campagni’s Carson Toyota-Mazda, 3659 S. Carson St.; Capital Ford-Mercury, 3660 S. Carson St.; Michael Hohl Motors, 3700 S. Carson St.

Call: Vi Bibee, 887-9120

Contact me at:kimriggs@att.net.