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Cheers & Kudos

Thanks for helping cheer team made it to regionals

Carson City Jr. Midget Cheer team would like to give a heartfelt appreciation to all of those who made our trip to regional’s in Santa Clara, Calif., a reality. The girls did not place in the competition, but it was a wonderful experience they will always treasure.

The following contributed gift certificates, cash, or items from their stores to be auctioned and raffled: Capital Jewelers, Old Globe Saloon, Bruno’s Boxing, Fitness Defined, Bens Liquor, The Car Wash, Chili’s, Grocery Outlet, Red’s Old 395, Rapunzel’s, McDonalds (Kassity Management Group), Comma Coffee, Pizza Factory, Platinum Salon, Trader Joe’s, Paradise Cove Cafe, Keva Juice, Flower Bucket, About Nails, Firkin Fox, Attitudes, Purple Avocado, InnerTouch Massage, Mane Connection, Cracker Box, Starbucks, Play it Again Sports, Katie’s Bar, Craft Market, Play it Again Sports, Bella Fiore, Partylite, TiAmo, Perfect Balance Designs, Lynne Owens, and George Allison.

The following stores allowed us to sell items in front of their stores to raise money: Savemart, Safeway and Smith’s.

Sheryl Tingle

Carson City

Shout of thanks to Community Roots

Community Roots in Dayton on Highway 50. are giving all proceeds from all Christmas trees purchased from the business to the Dayton community kids toy program. They have a great selection, the trees are fresh and beautiful and you help out the kids of the community. How awesome are these folks? It would be great if you could do a little piece on these folks and the kindness that they give to the Dayton community & children all year.

Thank you,

Mandy Williams

Dayton

ESL volunteers and donators help break barriers

The ESL In-Home Program of Northern Nevada wishes to send grateful thanks to the Nevada Appeal and the Wish You Well Foundation for their generous donations. The combined funds received enables our program to purchase needed instructional materials to start 80 adults on our waiting list who are eager to learn to speak, read, write and understand English.

Now, my next challenge is to recruit more tutors to join the 118 community volunteer tutors currently teaching English to 210 students in five counties. No teaching experience required. We train. If you wish to make a difference and be part of the solution to the language barrier, please call 775-888-2021 or e-mail: eslinhomenv

@aol.com.

Florence Phillips

Carson City

Thank you for being part of the miracle

The Division of Child and Family Services would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for providing food, candy, and support to make our annual Halloween party for foster and adoptive children a success: Adele’s, Costco, Trader Joe’s, Walmart, Little Caesers, Starbucks, Carson City Nugget, Donald “Slo Mo” Emerson with the Naval Air Station, Gold Dust West, Smith’s, Firkin & Fox, Geri Alt, Robin Eppard, Nicole Pupich, Kendra Wynar, Alyssa Rickard, Ethan Rickard, Gail and Alisha Struble.

Thank you to all of our foster parents. You are a great service to the children of Nevada.

If you are interested in becoming a foster and/or adoptive parent please visit our website at http://www.childs

journeyhome.org or call 775-687-4943.

Culley Gardner

Adoption Recruiter

Division of Child and Family Services

Thanks for wonderful surgical care

I would like to extend a warm thank you to the staff at Sierra Surgery for the wonderful care I received while I was there for two days.

I had a total knee replacement on November 8, 2010 and the staff that was on duty were incredible. I really appreciated the total care that I received.

Thank you again and have a wonderful holiday.

Madeline Brady

Carson City

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