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Friday’s winning Calif. lotto numbers

Friday night’s winning California lotto numbers were: Daily 3 Evening: 5-9-1; Daily 3 Midday: 3-3-3; Daily 4: 1-6-5-7; Daily Derby: 1st:6 Whirl Win-2nd:10 Solid Gold-3rd:11 Money Bags, Race Time: 1:45.00; Fantasy 5: 13-14-18-23-27; Mega Millions: 16-33-39-58-69, Mega Ball: 2.

The jackpot for Saturday’s Powerball drawing is estimated at $101 million.

For more information visit the California Lottery website: http://www.calottery.com.

Natives & Newcomers meeting is July 10

Brenda Mothershead of the Department of Aging and Disability will talk about elder abuse at the next Carson City Natives & Newcomers meeting at 11:15 a.m. July 10 at Grandma Hattie’s Restaurant, 2811 S. Carson St. The presentation and lunch will be followed by a short business meeting.

Natives & Newcomers supports scholarships to Western Nevada College nursing students and Carson High School students. It supports local charities and provides braille playing cards to the visually impaired.

For more information, call Linda Wilson at 775-246-1543.

Donations sought for Elks fundraising sale

Tahoe/Douglas Elks Lodge, 1227 Kimmerling Road in the Gardnerville Ranchos, accepts donations from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays until Sept. 1 for its annual flea market fundraiser.

Only clean items that work and are of good quality will be accepted. Cathode ray tube TVs will not be accepted.

For more information or to schedule a pick-up of furniture or other large items, call Neil Peddicord at 775-220-7250.

Sheriff’s Office seeks volunteers

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office seeks volunteers for its Volunteers in Partnership with the Sheriff program.

Volunteers will help with the office’s Patrol Division, front counter and jail visiting program.

To qualify, candidates must not have any felony arrests and must present a valid Nevada drivers license, pass a background check and work well with others. The Carson City Sheriff’s Office will provide training. To apply, call Ken Smith at 775-887-2020 or 775-283-7810.

Carson Valley Desert Brushes meets

Attendees of Carson Valley Desert Brushes’ meeting at 10 a.m. July 10 at the Johnson Lane Firehouse, 1400 Stephanie Way in Minden, will paint toy cradles for a Christmas charity project.

Painters of all levels, and those who would like to learn to paint, are welcome.

For information, Call Carol at 775-883-9340 or Jaymee at 775-392-0532.

Centennial celebration of Nevada battleship set

A ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the battleship USS Nevada commissioning in Carson City will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon July 11 at the Capitol Building.

Officials will re-dedicate a plaque at the USS Nevada Memorial. A reception will follow in the Old Assembly Chambers in the Nevada State Capitol.

The event is an official Nevada 150 event. For more information, go to http://www.nevada150.org, or call 775-687-0608.

Education Initiative topic of July 12 event

Manuel “Manny” Martinez, a co-founder of NVJOBS PAC, will be featured at Lyon County Republican Central Committee’s meeting at 10 a.m. July 12 at Fernley High School Library, 1300 Highway 95A.

NVJOBS PAC was formed to help defeat the Education Initiative, or Margin Tax.

Martinez attended Rutgers University and had a 33-year career in communications. He was the first Latino to be inducted into the National Association of Minorities in Communications Hall of Fame.

For more information, call Peggy at 775-575-4058, or go to lyoncountynvgop.org.

Session about healthy brains scheduled

The Alzheimer’s Association will sponsor “Healthy Body, Healthy Brain: How to Live a Brain Healthy Lifestyle” from 2:45 to 4 p.m. July 16 in Carson Senior Center’s Joshua Tree Room, 901 Beverly Drive.

The free workshop will feature nutritional and lifestyle advice, strategies to keep memory sharp, interactive activities and more.

For more information or to register, call Jennifer Baker at 775-786-8061, or send an email to jbaker@alz.org.

Annual food drive benefits FISH

Grocery Outlet, 1831 N. Carson St., is holding its fourth annual Independence from Hunger food drive through July to benefit Friends in Service Helping.

Marked food items that FISH has requested can be purchased and placed in a collection bin located at the front of the store. Cash donations can be made upon checkout; all donations go directly to the nonprofit pantry, which also runs three thrift stores and a clinic and shelter.

For more information, call 775-882-6199.

Cancer screenings offered

Carson Tahoe Health will offer head and neck cancer screenings by appointment from 4 to 6 p.m. July 14 at 1470 Medical Parkway, Suite 260.

For more information or to make an appointment, call 775-445-7500.

Registration opens for charity golf tournament

Thunder Canyon Ladies Golf Club will hold its charity golf tournament to benefit the Food Bank of Northern Nevada on July 20. Registration, breakfast and raffle ticket sales will begin at 7:30 a.m.; the tournament will start at 9 a.m.

The four person team scramble tournament includes a continental breakfast, golf cart and tournament play, driving range access and lunch after the tournament.

Registration costs $125 per person; lunch only costs $35 per person. To sign up, contact Veronique Chacon at vchacon@thundercanyon.com or 775-882-0882.

Sponsorship opportunities are available for hole sponsors, raffle prizes, and the silent auction. To sponsor, contact Chacon or LeAnne Crowell at tcfoodbank2014@earthlink.net or 775-882-0882.

Douglas library presents science programs

The Douglas County Public Library will host a family program presented by Mad Science at 6:30 p.m. July 15 in the CVIC Hall, 1602 Esmeralda Ave. in Minden, and from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. July 15 at the Lake Tahoe branch, 233 Warrior Way in Zephyr Cove.

The program encourages scientific learning in children, who will watch chemistry and physics experiments including booming balloons, bungee jumping “pets,” and a rainbow created by a rainbow maker. All ages are welcome.

For more information, go to douglas.lib.nv.us, or call 775-782-9841, or find the library on Facebook and Twitter. To reach the Lake Tahoe branch, call 775-588-6411.

Fernley Republican Women meet July 15

Sherry Dilley and Alice Clark, leaders of the Nevada Federation of Republican Women, will be featured at Fernley Republican Women’s meeting at 6:30 p.m. July 15 at Fernley High School Library, 1300 Highway 95A. Attendees are encouraged to arrive at 6 p.m. for snacks and socialization.

Sherry Dilley, NvFRW parliamentarian, will talk about a new project titled WOMEN = RESULTS, providing education on increasing membership and getting women elected to political office.

Alice Clark, NvFRW leadership chair, will talk about the differences between Democratic and Republican philosophies using examples from current news issues along with excerpts from Charles Krauthammer’s book, “Things That Matter.”

Donations are also encouraged for Fernley Republican Women’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. Items sought for soldiers include: single serving food and personal care items and cards and letters from home. The group also collects children’s books during the year to deliver to the Shriners Hospital in September. Money donations can also be sent to Fernley Republican Women, P.O. Box 412, Fernley 89408.

For more information, call Anita Trone at 775-575-7810, or send an email to Anitatrone@gmail.com, or go to fernleyrepublicanwomen.com.

Yoga, meditation & Zumba event planned

A morning of outdoor yoga, guided meditation and Zumba with Theresa Simmons and Coco White will be from 9 a.m. to noon July 19 at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center, 1600 Medical Parkway.

For reservations and information, call 775-445-5169.

Women’s club hosts annual golf tournament

The women’s club of Eagle Valley Golf Course will hold its annual Invitational Golf Tournament with the theme “Under the Sea” on July 30. A shotgun start will be at 8:30 a.m.

The tournament, whose format is 2-Gal Best Ball, includes a water chipping contest, sea creature putting contest and a par-3 starfish hole.

Entry costs $75 and includes green fees, continental breakfast, Hawaiian lunch buffet, prize fund, raffle, best dressed team, pictures and more.

For entry forms and more information, call Annette Ramirez at 775-882-2951 or 775-721-5828.

Elks annual Summerfest and carnival planned

The Tahoe/Douglas Elks will hold its annual Summerfest and carnival, offering rides, games and food, from 5 to 11 p.m. July 23-25 and from noon to 11 p.m. July 26 at Lampe Park in Gardnerville.

Pre-sale tickets, which are transferred to all-day wrist bands at the carnival, are available for $15 each until 3 p.m. July 23 at the Chamber of Commerce, Accolades Trophies, Especially for You, Les Schwab Tires, Main Street Barbers, Pizza Barn, La Hacienda Del Sazon Mexican Restaurant, and Tahoe/Douglas Elks.

This year’s event will feature a craft fair on Friday and Saturday. The Elks booths will have hamburgers, hot dogs, cheesesteak sandwiches, French fries, ice cream, sodas and water. There will also be a beer wagon with draught beer, wine and margaritas.

For more about vendor spaces, call Rich Retterer at 775-392-2249. For more about the carnival and tickets, call Gary Wendt at 775-265-6136.

Silver Dollar Car Classic Sock Hop set

High Sierra Swing Dance Club’s monthly dance party will be the Silver Dollar Car Classic Sock Hop from 6 to 10 p.m. July 26 in Carson Nugget’s Grand Ballroom, 507 N. Carson St. Vintage 1950s and 60s dance music will be played; costumes of that era are encouraged. The fun includes dance, hula hoop, costume and limbo contests with door prizes.

The cost is $5 for car show participants, $7 for members of HSSDC and Reno’s Biggest Little Swing Dance Club, $10 general for individuals and $15 for couples.

For more information, call 775-230-6750 or 775-721-4276, or go to http://www.silverdollarcarclassic.com.

Volunteers sought for annual CASI event

Carson Animal Services Initiative seeks volunteers to help serve food, clean up, sell raffle tickets and run a silent auction at its annual Bark, Whine & Dine fundraiser from 1 to 4 p.m. July 27 in Fuji Park’s Exhibit Hall.

To help, call Patti Stewart at 775-720-4048, or send an email to paulpatti@att.net.

Elder law topic of July 31 event

Lora Myles, an elder law specialist who also works with the Retired Senior Volunteer Program and Carson City Public Guardian, will talk about advanced directives, power of attorney, legal guardianship and more at 2 p.m. July 31 at Carson Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 2898 Highway 50 East.

Carson Nursing and Rehabilitation Center specializes in short-term rehabilitation and long-term care. For more information, call 775-882-3301.

Volunteers sought for Meals of Hope event

Sierra Lutheran High School will host its inaugural Meals of Hope meal packing event to benefit underprivileged families in Carson Valley from 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 5.

Volunteers from local organizations, churches, and civic groups will gather to assemble 100,000 meals to deliver to the Carson Valley Community Food Closet, an organization that operates through contributions made by Carson Valley residents, local service groups, churches, businesses and local food merchants.

Individuals, civic groups and businesses can help by calling Dustin Funk, the program’s director, at 775-783-1177 or emailing dfunk@mealsofhope.org.

Event about Alzheimer’s scheduled

The Alzheimer’s Association will sponsor “Know the 10 Signs,” a session about Alzheimer’s disease, from 10:30 a.m. to noon Aug. 6 in Carson Senior Center’s Tahoe Room, 901 Beverly Drive.

To register for the free event, call Jennifer Baker at 775-786-8061, or email jbaker@alz.org.

Reunion planned for Carson High class of 1973

Carson High School’s class of 1973 is holding a “Better Late than Never” reunion from 5 to 10 p.m. Aug. 23 at Red’s Old 395 Grill, 1055 S. Carson St.

No pre-payment is necessary; attendees can order and pay at the event.

To RSVP, contact Vicki Watson Bates by Aug. 8 at vrbates@charter.net or 775-790-0721.