COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD
Knights of Columbus dinner
Knights of Columbus Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner is on March 21.
Dinner will be held in the Saint Patrick’s Parish Hall starting with cocktails at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Cost is $12 per plate and tickets can be purchased from any Knight or at the door.
Relay for Life Spring Fling
The Relay of Life is having its Spring Fling at the Old Post Office on March 20 from 4-7 p.m. and March 21 fom 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Shop local in support of Relay for Life and support the community’s small businesses.
The event will have a raffle, bake sale, teams plus homemade items, Jamberry, Scentsy, Kelly’s candies, Paparazzi, It Works, D&D photography, Client &Isabel, Jewelry in Candles, Natural foods, Tupperware, Mary Kay, and so many more.
Lahontan Republican Women
Lahontan (Churchill County) Republican Women will meet March 25 at noon at the Pizza Factory, 2199 W. Williams Ave.
The speaker will be De Vere Karlson, CASA Program Manager, CASA’s initials stand for Court Appointed Special Advocates, for children. A question and answer period will follow the presentation. Reservations suggested. Call Jackie at 775-423-6886 or Cecilia at 775-423-4627.
Call or visit a local JOIN office for immediate, free enrollment in career training and education classes.
JOIN has received federal funds that will allow us to pay for your instruction, class materials, and certification fees.
The Federal funds will also pay private employers to provide you with on-the-job-training.
Call or visit your local JOIN office immediately. Fallon, 775-423-6162, 121 Industrial Way, Fallon, NV 89406; Fernley, 775-575-1222, 460 W. Main St., #111,
For the 15th year, Soroptimist International of Fallon presents the Home, Garden and Recreation Show on April 17-18 at the Fallon Convention Center.
Vendors are wanted for the spring event. Indoor and outdoor spaces are available. Proceeds from the Home, Garden and Recreation show will benefit the Domestic Violence Intervention, Students in Transition, and the local Soroptimist Scholarship Program. Soroptimist International is an organization for women donating their time and talents to doing what is best for women. To be a vendor or for more information, contact Marcia Vinson at 775-867-3503.
e-Media classes at the library
Learn to download eBooks and eAudio books onto your iPad, Tablet, Kindle, Kindle Fire/HD, Android phone, PC, laptop or Nook Color/HD using the Overdrive Media or One-Click Digital platforms.
We’ll show you how to download library materials and to sidestep any common pitfalls you may encounter. Bring your library card, your device and any questions.
Drop in on 26 between 9-11a.m.
The library is located at the 553 S. Maine St.
Join us for Storytime at the Churchill County Library each Wednesday at 11 a.m. The program includes stories, songs and a craft.
Logos Christian Academy, a private Christian school located at 665 Sheckler Road, is presently applications for kindergarten for the 2015-16 school year.
Contact Heidi at 775-428-1825 to schedule an appointment and for more information.
The Amateur Radio of Churchill County (ARCC) invites all current amateur (Ham) radio operators or anyone interested in amateur radio to its monthly meeting, which is on the first Tuesday of the month at the Churchill County Administrative Complex, conference room 102, 155 N. Taylor St.
Amateur radio operators are invited to attend a weekly NET on Sundays at 6 p.m. at repeater 146.97 with a PL of 103.5 Hz to exchange information relating to general amateur radio topics.
Informal breakfast meeting and social on the third Sunday of every month at 8 a.m. at The Eagles Hall on the Reno Highway.
All current amateur (HAM) radio operators or anyone interested in getting their amateur (HAM) radio license come to our bi-monthly Volunteer Examination (Testing) Session, held on the third Saturday (March 21) of every other month.
For information contact Rick Bischoff — K7ET Phone 775-423-7665 or 775-294-1115 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Service Thrift Shop
The Community Service Thrift Shop at 169 E. Center Street is open 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. each weekday.
We are a non-profit organization run by a group of dedicated community volunteers. We do not have room for bicycles, beds, couches or large televisions.
We will close the shop by the end of March after 28 years of service and assistance to the community.
Clearance sales all month and the shop display fixtures are also being sold to be removed before March 31. We are not receiving donations.
March 16-20; $5 a bag sale! any merchandise in the store that will fit inside the bag except items inside the glass counters.
March 23-27; Our FINAL week Sale “reasonable” offers accepted on all merchandise in the store
The proceeds from our sales support families with emergency help, with a written referral from Churchill County Social Services, and also for the scholarship programs for graduating CCHS students and local nursing students. Call JoAnne Baumgart at 775-423-3719 for information.
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, $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
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 are accepted Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
There are two Proms coming up soon. Don’t let the cost of proms stress you out. We have everything you’ll need for the special occasion, and it’s all free to students who come shopping with a parent.
Senior prom is scheduled for April 4. We have everything you’ll need for this occasion in our “Prom Closet”. Just call or come by to schedule an appointment. It’s all free to any student with a current school I.D. accompanied by a parent or guardian! New items: Come see our vintage collection. The nonprofit organization raises funds to benefit BCCH and other health-related events. Check out the new Facebook page at BCCH Auxiliary Store “Stuf ‘n Such.”
Boutique Thrift Store
Standing Through The Rain Foundation, at 190 E. Center St., shop hours are 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Standing Through The Rain Foundation is a non-profit organization. Proceeds benefit local women and girls programs. To make a donation or schedule a free pick-up call 775-423-7974.
Thrifty Finds business hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.
Donations accepted during business hours.
Visit us for Senior Sunday (50 years+), Military Monday (with current or retired military ID) and/or Thrifty Tuesday (everyone) where you will enjoy 50 percent savings on clothing and shoes (excluding specially tagged items). Located at 920 W. Williams Ave., Ste, Call 775-426-9411 for information. Thrifty Finds is a non-profit organization whose revenues benefit the youth of Churchill County.
Out of Egypt
Out of Egypt Thrift and Gift, providing for ongoing needs of food and hunger, is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 121 S. Allen Road. Phone 775-217-0542.
Our donation center is located at 1075 Taylor Place (behind Walmart) Phone 775-737-3784, hours are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
military & veterans
The monthly Navy League meeting will be held March 25 at the Silver State Officers Club, Naval Air Station Fallon.
Gary Wick, supervisory general engineer with the NAS Fallon Public Works Department will present information on the future capital improvement projects at the air station.
Cocktails begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:15 p.m. Dinner is $40 each.
RSVP by March 23 to email@example.com or call 775-423-9863.
The American Legion at 90 N. Ada St., Friday night dinners are open to the public. A $5 donation is asked. The second Friday is Chef’s Choice. The fourth Friday is steak dinners. Call the American Legion 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 at 7 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month at the American Legion Hall.
Marine Corps League
The High Desert Detachment of the Marine Corps League meets the first Saturday each month at noon at 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 info.
The Oasis Squares, Fallon’s square dance club, meets every Friday, 7-9 p.m., at Highland Estates, 570 N. Sherman St.
Experienced dancers are always welcome. Come dance in a square and make a circle of friends. Call Ernie at 423-0471 or 217-3105.
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 more information call 775-423-6819.
Fallon Tea Party
The Fallon Tea Party meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday and third Thursday of each month 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 619-887-6808.
The Churchill Chapter of the Retired Public Employees of Nevada (RPEN) meets the second Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. in the meeting room at Jerry’s Restaurant,1801 W. Williams Ave. For information, email email@example.com or call 775-427-9741.
Toastmasters Fallon every Thursday. If you are interested in developing stronger speaking and leadership skills, join us at Jerry’s Restaurant, 1801 W. Williams Ave., at 6 p.m. For information, call Karla at 775-691-9537 or Linda at 775-848-3622.
Rainbow Treasures Gift Shop
Rainbow Treasures Gift Shop is located inside the front lobby of Banner Churchill Community Hospital, 801 E. Williams Ave.
Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday.
Rainbow Treasures Gift Shop is owned and operated by Banner Churchill Community Hospital Auxiliary, a nonprofit organization. Newborn gifts, handbags, See’s candy, watches, jewelry, home decor items and more are available.
Proceeds benefit BCCH and community events. Call 775-867-7104 for information.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly with a fun group each Friday at 9 a.m., Methodist Church, 280 E. Stillwater Ave.
Cost for individuals is $5 per month with an annual fee set at $32. For info, call Ann at 775-423-2546 or Jo at 775-867-3244.
Domestic Violence Support Group
Domestic Violence Support Group meets each Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m. Call 775-423-1313 for location.
Hearts of Gold Quilters
The Hearts of Gold Quilters meets Thursdays 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 working on our own projects.
Bereavement Support Group
Eden Hospice (Formerly XL Hospice): Drop in Bereavement Support Group meetings for the newly bereaved on the second Tuesdays of every month at 5:30 p.m. and the second Wednesdays of every month at noon. Groups meet at the office on 570 South Maine St.
No charge, no registration necessary.
Contact 775-423-9511 for more information.
Churchill County Library website
The Churchill County Library invites you to check out the http://www.churchillcountylibrary.org website.
In addition to the catalog which contains our holding, databases are available on such subjects as homework help, marketing and phone directory, language; auto repair and more.
Most are available remotely with a library card. Call 775-423-7581 for information.
Are you the Mother of a Preschooler, birth to 5 yrs.? Do you need a break a couple of times a month?
We hope at our meetings moms will find encouragement, support, relevant teaching, and opportunities to develop relationships with other women who are in the same stage of life. MOPS meets 10 a.m. to noon the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at Parkside Bible Fellowship.
Call 775-423-3855 for information and scheduling (childcare) or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Childcare for meetings is provided on the premises.
Child support enforcement
Child support enforcement services are available through the Churchill County District Attorney’s office.
The staff may be able to help establish parentage and help obtain a child support order to include medical support. Pick up an application at the Churchill County Child Support Office at 165 N. Ada St., or visit http://www.churchillcounty.org and follow the links to the District Attorney’s Child Support Division.
For information, contact Churchill County District Attorney, Child Support Division at 775-423-8423. The office is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
‘Celebrating Us’ art project
Help Churchill County “Celebrate” our local talent! Artists, photographers, artisans of all genre are invited to showcase their work at the County’s Administration Complex.
Exhibits are on-going and ever-changing.
Call the County Manager’s Office 775-423-5136 for more information.
Volunteers needed for tax preparation
Churchill County Social Services will be participating in the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program for the 2014 Tax Season.
e are looking for volunteers to assist with income tax preparation. Individuals don’t have to have several years of experience in preparing income taxes but should enjoy working with the public. Training will be provided and volunteers who complete the tax season will be paid a stipend.
If interested in volunteering, contact Holly Meader, coordinator at 775-423-6695 Option 2 or email email@example.com