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Groundbreaking for gastroenterology building today

A groundbreaking ceremony will be at 5:15 p.m., today for gastroenterology Consultants, Ltd., 1350 Vista Lane, on the grounds of Carson Tahoe Medical Campus. The public is invited. Gastroenterology Consultants, Ltd., anticipates completion of the building by fall 2009. For information, call 329-4600.


‘Building on the Past’ featured at historical society meeting

The Nevada Historical Society hosts “Building on the Past,” noon, today, as part of the “High Noon: series, 1650 N. Virginia St. Following the video will be a presentation and question-and-answer period will be hosted by Mellow Harmon, Curator of History. For information, visit or call 688-1190.

Bring Bri Justice Center to open

The Bring Bri Justice Foundation hosts a grand opening and appreciation celebration for the people of Northern Nevada, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 1. The Center is located at 5000 Smithridge Drive, Suite A-9 on S. Virginia Street and McCarran Boulevard. The event is to introduce the community to the functions of the Foundation’s Center for Justice as well as provide safety awareness. For information, visit or call 544-5183.

Silk and Steel perform at Gold Canyon Steak House

Silk and Steel perform at the historic Gold Canyon Steak House and Saloon, 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 31, 160 Main St. Also featuring blues, country, rock and oldies by Las Vegas entertainers Rob and Karin. Best Halloween costume contest offers a $100 prize. For information, call 246-7331.