COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD
Pinwheels for Prevention
Join FRIENDS Family Resource Center and Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe for the planting of pinwheels at Millennium Park and an awareness walk to Fox Peak on April 25. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 9 a.m. Free Child Abuse Prevention T-shirts will be given to the first 125 participants who register for the free walk.
Following the walk, participants and attendees are invited to join the Earth day celebration at Oats Park; there will be fun activities, food and informational booths.
For information, contact Lori Lombardo at FRIENDS Family Resource Center 775-428-2600 or Charissa Dunnett at Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe Youth and Family Services, 775-423-1215.
Kindergarten registration for the 2015-2016 school year will be held April 1-April 23 from 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Northside Early Learning Center, 340 Venturacci Lane.
Incoming students must turn 5 on or before September 30, 2015. Parents must provide current immunization records and state issued birth certificate. Registration packets may be picked up in advance during regular school hours.
For information contact Northside Early Learning Center at 775-423-3463.
Fernley Republican Women Scholarship
The Fernley Republican Women will offering a $1,000 college scholarship to a female accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited school of higher education to be used toward education expenses.
The applicant, if over 18 years of age, must be a registered Republican; if she is under 18 years of age, her parent or legal guardian must be a registered Republican. She must reside in Fernley, Silver Springs or Wadsworth and meet certain other criteria listed on the application which can be downloaded from their website: fernleyrepublicanwomen.com.
Preference will be given to applicants/parents/guardians who are members of Republican clubs/organizations.
The application deadline is April 15.
For information, contact Anita Trone at 775-575-7810 or email@example.com or check the FRW website fernleyrepublicanwomen.com.
Mother’s Day Extravaganza
The fourth annual Mother’s Day Extravaganza is May 6 from 5-8 p.m. at the Fallon Convention Center.
More than 40 vendors will be there, and free admission and door prize entries just for attending!! Plus, a drawing will be held for a lucky mom to win an amazing gift basket…so come nominate your mother!
Lyon County Republicans
The Lyon County Republican Central Committee (LCRCC) will hold its next meeting on April 11 at the Lyon County Building, 27 S. Main Street, Yerington.
The meeting begins at 10 a.m. The speaker will be Jeffery A. Page, Lyon County manager who will speak on Title 15. The public is invited to attend to hear his comments, learn more about grassroots politics and meet with Republican officials.
For information about the LCRCC, call Richard at 775-409-7076 or check their website http://www.lyoncountynvgop.org.
Banner Churchill Community Hospital along with United Blood Services will be hosting a blood drive on April 14 from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. in the Lake Tahoe room. To schedule an appointment log on to http://www.bloodhero.com click “Donate Blood” use sponsor code; FALLON or call 775-867-7006.
Purses with a Purpose
Churchill County Senior Center invites the public to come to its second annual Purses With A Purpose on April 11 from 8 a.m.- noon at 310 E. Court St.
On sale at the fundraiser will be new or slightly used purses, scarves and jewelry donated by the community for the event. For the first time attendees can also choose to enjoy breakfast for only $5 before or after they browse through the wide selection of merchandise.
Proceeds will benefit CCSC’s Meals On Wheels program.
CEDA’s Business Council breakfast meeting is April 15 at 6:45 a.m. Guest speaker will be Adrienne Snow of Little Smudgeez.
The meeting will be held at the Fallon Convention Center.
AAUW film festival
The American Association of University Women’s annual film festival and dessert extravaganza is on April 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Churchill County High School auditorium.
“The Hundred-Foot Journey” starring Helen Mirren and Om Puri is a scrumptious film about battling restaurant owners operating across the street from each other.
Movie historian Howard Rosenberg will discuss the film. The donation of $20 includes movie, drink and dessert buffet. Purchase tickets at Jeff’s, AAUW members or call Kathleen at 775-423-1814. All proceeds fund local scholarships.
Fernley Republican Women
The Fernley Republican Women (FRW) will hold its next meeting at the Fernley High School Library, 1300 Highway 95A, on April 21. A light meal will be served at 6:00 p.m. and the meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. The public is always invited to attend.
The scheduled speaker is Tim Dyhr, vice president-Environment & External Relations-Nevada Copper. He will bring FRW up to date on the progress made at the Pumpkin Hollow copper mine since the lands bill was passed on December 19.
For information, contact Anita Trone at 775-575-7810 or check the FRW website fernleyrepublicanwomen.com.
eMedia 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 Thursday- April 9, 23, or 30 between 9-11 a.m.
Churchill County Republican Women
Lahontan (Churchill County) Republican Women will meet April 22 at noon at the Pizza Factory, 2199 W. Williams Ave.
The speaker will be Carmen Schank, Churchill County School Board trustee. A question and answer period will follow the presentation.
Call Jackie at 775-423-6886 or Cecilia at 775-423-4627.
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.
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.
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. Donations are accepted Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
There are special “sales” available daily. Don’t miss our super $5 basket sale on April 14 and April 28, which includes clothing as well as shoes. Check out the new Facebook page at BCCH Auxiliary Store “Stuf ‘n Such.”
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.
Spring Extravaganza Sale. April 24, 25 & 26 — 50 percent off every item in the store. 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
Sons of the American Legion Icelandic cod fish fry first Friday of the month. Steak dinner third Friday monthly. Public is welcome, Help support our vets. Hall rental 775-423-3008 or 775-217-3845-
Call the American Legion at 775-423-3008. 90 N. Ada St.
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.
VFW Ladies Auxiliary meetings
Ladies 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 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.
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.
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 775-427-9741.
Class of 85 reunion
The Churchill County High School Class of 1985 is having its 30-year reunion on Aug. 14-15. The committee is looking for “lost” classmates, and a list may be found on the LVN website and Facebook page.
The reunion will have a Friday dinner, tours of Churchill Vineyards and the Old High School and a private tent at the All-School Reunion.
For information contact Michael Ward (775-400-3900), email@example.com or the CCHS Class of 1985 30-year Reunion, 65 N. Taylor St., Fallon, NV 89406.
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.
Bereavement Support Group
Eden Hospice provides grief support for the ‘newly bereaved’ at 570 S. Maine St., on the second Wednesdays of each month at noon. The group will not meet in April.
Contact 775-423-9511 for more information.
Domestic Violence Support Group
Domestic Violence Support Group meets each Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m. Call 775-423-1313 for location.
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.
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.
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.