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Each Friday at 9 a.m.-Take Pounds Off Sensibly with our fun group! Join us for motivation at the Methodist Church, 280 E. Stillwater Ave.

Cost is $5 per month with an annual fee of $32. For more information call Nancy at 775-423-4568 or Jo at 775-867-3244.

Lawyer advice

Attorneys and specialists will next offer their services for FREE on Aug. 2 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the County Commissioners Chambers, 155 N. Taylor St.

They will answer questions on family law and wills and probate. Walk-in appointments welcome or call 775-463-1222 to make an appointment. These sessions are being sponsored by the Nevada Legal Service and the Churchill Community Coalition.

Mark your calendars for future dates: Oct. 4 and Dec. 6.

Equivalency test

WNC/Fallon will be offering a special summer session for those interested in prepping for the HSE(High School Equivalency) test.

The next term of eight week classes will be starting Aug. 11.

Spaghetti fundraiser

A spaghetti feed and silent auction will be held July 9 at Eagles Hall for Scarlett Telford, a 3 year old who diagnosed with b-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Scarlett receives her treatments in San Francisco, taking her mother away from her business often.

The community is invited to come enjoy a spaghetti dinner and silent auction. The dinner is $10 per plate, $5 per plate for children 12 and under. Donations are being accepted for the auction.

Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner being served at 6 p.m.

For questions call Yessenia 775-629-2629 or go to facebook.com/RedneckShindig.

Redneck Shindig vendors needed

Vendors, volunteers, musicians, and participants in the 5K, redneck and classic car show, and other family friendly activities are needed for the Redneck Shindig on Aug. 6.

The Cancer Warriors for Central Nevada is supporting Scarlett Telford in this year’s Redneck Shindig at the Churchill County Fairgrounds. Scarlett is a 3 year old diagnosed with b-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

To participate or for questions, call Yessenia 775-629-2629 or go on facebook.com/RedneckShindig.

Community clothing drive

The fifth annual Community Clothing Give-Away will be held July 30 from 8 a.m.– noon at Oats Park Gym.

This is a free event for the whole family sponsored by Churchill County, Fallon Elks Lodge, city of Fallon, Churchill Community Coalition, and many local resources! The Community Clothing Give-Away is one of many events that make up Fallon Community Day. Donations of gently used, clean clothing can be dropped off in the Community Clothing Give-Away donation boxes at SP Counseling Center, Churchill County Library, Fallon Chamber of Commerce, WIC, or the Churchill County Social Services Lobby through July 28.

Call Holly Meader, Churchill County Social Services, at 775- 423-6695 Ext. 2 with questions.

Vendors, crafters needed for July craft fair

Vendors and crafters are needed as Fallon Lights of Christmas presents the Christmas in July Craft Fair on July 29-30 at the Wolf Center.

Proceeds from booth rentals go directly to support Toys for Tots. Contact fallonlightsofchristmas@yahoo.com for additional information.

Allen Road closure

The Churchill County Road Department will begin an asphalt paving project on Allen Road between Franklin Street and Sheckler Road starting the week of July 11.

Once the project begins, the road will be closed to thru traffic. The Churchill County Road Department would like to thank you in advance for your cooperation during this time. If you have any questions, contact the Churchill County Road Department at 423-4133.

Fallon Community Day

The fifth annual Fallon Community Day will be held July 30 from 8 a.m.– noon at Oats Park Gym.

This is a free event for the whole family sponsored by Churchill County, Fallon Elks Lodge, city of Fallon, Churchill Community Coalition, and many local resources.

There will be a BBQ, bounce houses, scavenger hunt/school supply/backpack give-away, community clothing give-away, free haircuts, free swim, emergency vehicles, car seat safety/install checks, community resource information, and so much more.

Caregiver support groups

The Alzheimer’s Association’s Caregiver Support Groups are designed to provide emotional and social support for caregivers through regularly scheduled meetings. Participants develop methods and skills to solve problems.

The groups encourage caregivers to maintain their own personal, physical and emotional health, as well as optimally care for the person living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related form of dementia. Free of charge and walk-ins are welcome.

Open discussion with a trained facilitator. Date: Second and fourth Wednesdays of the month. Time: 10:30 a.m.–noon. Location: The Homestead. 365 West A St.

Facilitators: Candy Foster & Jason Thornton. Contact: 800-272-3900. On-site Respite Services Provided. Please RSVP to use respite services.

Amateur radio

The Amateur Radio of Churchill County invites all current Amateur Radio operators or anyone interested in Amateur Radio to join us

The A.R.C.C. is a general interest Amateur (HAM) Radio Club serving Fallon, Fernley and surrounding areas. We have our monthly business social breakfast meeting each month. A NET Every Sunday at 6 p.m.(1800) local time on repeater 146.97 with PL of 103.5 Hz.

Interested in getting Your Amateur Radio license or current Amateur Radio operators wanting to upgrade license we offer local testing. For information contact Rick Bischoff — K7ET Phone 775-423-7665 or 775-294-1115 E-mail: k7et@live.com.

Storytime

Join us for Storytime at the Churchill County Library each Wednesday and Thursday at 11 a.m. and includes stories, songs, and a craft.

The library has hundreds of books on a wide variety of subjects for your enjoyment either in the building or at home.

Volunteers needed for food distribution

Volunteers needed in Fallon to help distribute food during the day, one Wednesday every two months. Must be able to stand at least five hours.

Contact Anne between 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays at 775-423-2670.

thrift stores

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.

Check out our weekly sales which include $5 basket sales on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the week; on Thursdays all seniors get 50 percent off clothing and shoes and surprise sales are every Wednesday and Friday. On Saturday all military and hospital personnel get 50 percent off clothing and shoes.

Check out our new Facebook Page at BCCH Auxiliary Store “Stuf’n Such”.

Stuf ’n Such Christmas in bloom sale

Stuf ‘N’ Such is having Christmas in Bloom in June 21-25. Items are 50% – 75% off.

Stuf ‘N’ Such is located at 99 S. Nevada St.

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, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

military & veterans

American Legion activities

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.


FRA meetings

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 6:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month at the American Legion Hall.

VFW Auxiliary meetings

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.

ONGOING

Square dancing

The Oasis Squares, Fallon’s square dance club, will meet 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 775-423-0471 or 775-217-3105.

Al-anon meetings

Al-anon meets every Wednesday and Sunday. Wednesday Al-anon, a 12-step program, meets every week, 10-11 a.m. at the Churchill County library annex. Sunday’s meetings are every weeks are from 2-3 p.m., also at the Churchill County library annex.

Sunday Al-anon, a 12-step program, meets every week, 7:30-8:30 p.m. at 1490 Grimes St.

Free masons meetings

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 information call 775-423-4625.

RPEN meetings

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 info, email jhorsley@cccomm.net or call 775-427-9741.

Domestic Violence Support Group

Domestic Violence Support Group meets each Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m. Call 775-423-1313 for location.

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 jfalk6808@cccomm.net or call 619-887-6808.

Artists Critique Workshop

The Artists’ Critique Workshop welcomes artists of all levels and media to join a monthly critique workshop held the first Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Churchill County Museum. The goal is to provide encouragement to like-minded artists with constructive suggestions and support within a positive environment.

St. Patrick’s bingo

St. Patrick Catholic Church invites the public to play bingo in its parish hall on the first and third Saturdays of each month.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and bingo games starting at 6:15 p.m. Monetary prizes will be awarded to bingo winners. Refreshments may be purchased.

Free popcorn and coffee will be available. Net proceeds will go toward the church’s building fund. Individuals must be 21 years of age or older to play bingo. For information call the parish office at 775-423-2846.

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. Contact 775-423-9511 for additional information.

Toastmasters

Toastmasters Fallon every Thursday. If you are interested in developing stronger speaking and leadership skills, join us at Highland Manor, 550 N. Sherman St. at 6:30 pm.

For information, call Carla at 775-867-5591.

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.

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.

Writer’s Workshop

Are you a writer looking for a place to work with like-minded people? The Churchill County Library is pleased to announce its Writer’s Workshop led by Sara Dowling.

Meetings are every Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. at the Annex for quiet work, or the library for a more conversational approach.

All writers on all levels are welcome to participate. Sara can be reached at waterfallprincess@gmail.com.

The library is at 553 S. Maine St. For questions, call 775-423-7581.

Child support enforcement

Child support enforcement services are available through the Churchill County District Attorney’s office. Contact the Churchill County DA, Child Support Division at 775-423-8423.

The staff may be able to help establish parentage and help obtain a child support order. 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 D.A.’s Child Support Division.


The office is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

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.

The Rainbow Treasures Gift Shop is owned and operated by Banner Churchill. Community Hospital Auxiliary, which is 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 more information.

Fallon Horseman’s Association

Fallon Horseman’s Association holds monthly meetings the first Thursday of each month at Pizza Factory, 2199 W. Williams Ave.

Anyone interested in our summer open horse shows and other events is welcome to come.

Foster parents needed

Abused and neglected children who are removed from their families often need to live outside of their communities, away from everything familiar.

To learn more on how you can become a licensed foster parent with the State of Nevada, call 1-888-423-2659 or go to http://www.dcfs.state.nv.us

In Nevada’s rural communities, many children, including teens and sibling groups, are in need of a safe and nurturing home.

Foster parents provide a temporary home so these children can heal and feel supported.

Foster parents can be single or married, male or female. They can be working, or a stay-at-home parent.

JOIN training

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. Fallon, 775-423-6162, 121 Industrial Way, Fallon, NV 89406; Fernley, 775-575-1222, 460 W. Main St., #111.

‘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.

Thrifty Finds

When you visit us, you can enjoy incredible savings on Military Monday for military members (with ID), Thrifty Tuesday for all our customers and Golden Thursday for folks 50 years and older (with ID). Each week we also offer a Surprise Special on selected departments throughout the store. Join us at 920 W Williams Ave, Suite 60, 775-426-9411. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m, Monday-Saturday. Thrifty Finds is a non-profit organization that benefits the youth of Churchill County.