December 19, 2013
Dec. 18: — 5 p.m. Minor Details Christmas caroling at the Homestead Convalescent Center, corner of A and Taylor streets.
Dec. 18: — 7 p.m. All Choirs in the CCHS Theater
Toys for Tots news
The MCL High Desert Detachment, along with "The Lights of Christmas" program, are seeking support of the 2013 "Toys for Tots" drive. All donations stay in the community. The collection boxes are in many places around town; just look for the toys for tots poster or logo. Volunteers are needed to assist the Toys for Tots program, which is run strictly by volunteers.
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Collection boxes are now in the stores such as Walmart in Fallon and Fernley, Kent's, Walgreens in Fallon and Fernley, Fallon Auto Mall, Jeff's Digitex, Dollar Tree, Verizon, The Slanted Porch, Total Fitness, Louie's Dollar Store, UPS Store, and Big R.
Young and old, male or female are welcome to give whatever time they have available. The season extends through Jan. 1. Volunteers are also needed for Fernley.
Call 775-427-4054 or e-mail email@example.com for information or to volunteer.
Toys for Tots at Fallon Auto Mall
Bring a new unwrapped toy (over $10) to Fallon Auto Mall and pick up a ticket to win a $500 gift certificate.
Homestead Christmas event
The Homestead Christmas event is being held Dec. 18 from 3-7 p.m. There will be entertainment, hot drinks, sweets, pictures with Santa and an opportunity to make a handmade Christmas card for our local homebound seniors to receive with their Meals on Wheels delivery on Christmas day. Please come and share in the good cheer!
For information call The Homestead at 775-428-2428.
Christmas for Kids
The Christmas for Kids 2013 Toy Drive runs through Dec. 18.
The American Legion Post No. 37 has spearheaded this toy drive for 10 years. Toys collected from the Fernley locations will be distributed to those in need in the Fernley and the surrounding area.
Any family in need of assistance for toys can go to City Hall and fill out an application for their children Monday, Wednesday or Friday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Gerald C. Daniels of American Legion Post No. 37 will distribute gifts on Dec. 21 at the Main Street fire station from 8-11 a.m., in conjunction with a pancake breakfast provided by the firemen.
Families in need of assistance for toys may call 775-750-5823 or the American Legion at 775-560-5833 or 775-575-0420.