Fallon Rotary Club hosts district dinner
The Rotary Club of Fallon is sponsoring the Area 10 Foundation District 5190 dinner on Nov. 13 with speaker Jean Irwin, a retired teacher of the deaf and 1989 Ambassadorial Scholar.
Irwin has taught in grades pre-school-12th grade in 12 schools. As an Ambassadorial Scholar, she conducted research into reading and deafness 22 years ago that earned her a master’s degree from Nottingham University in England.
She was also a grassroots coordinator for the passage of a legislative bill to make the testing of hearing mandatory before a baby leaves the hospital in Nevada.
Area 10 Rotary Clubs include Fallon, Fernley, Smith Valley, Tonopah and Yerington. The event will be held at the Fallon Convention Center with the social hour beginning at 5:30 p.m. and a catered dinner by the Greenwave Quarterback Club at 7 p.m.
Zip Upham, public affairs officer at Naval Air Station Fallon, will serve as the master of ceremonies.
This year’s theme is “City Slickers III — Curley’s Dinner Party.” Guests are encouraged to dress in western garb and join the costume competition for prizes. A prize for the best western get-up will be awarded. A live auction for the best dessert recipe, along with a silent auction for various items will also be held during the night.
Tickets for the dinner are $25 per person.
Contact Karla Kent at 775-691-9537 for tickets. Tickets are also available at Kent’s Supply Center.