Garvey fund-raiser is tonight |

Garvey fund-raiser is tonight

Staff Reports

Western Nevada Community College’s fund-raiser for its athletic programs, featuring keynote speaker Steve Garvey is tonight.

The event will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center. Channel 8 sports anchor Bryan Samudio will be the master of ceremonies.

The event will feature tri-tip, chicken, hot dogs, nachos, pretzels, cracker jacks and ice cream.

There will be silent and live auctions. The first section of the silent auction will be closed at 7:10 p.m., the second section of the silent auction will close at 7:20 p.m. and the third section of the silent auction will close at 7:30 p.m. The live auction will begin at 8 p.m.

Steve Garvey will speak at about 8 p.m. and a question and answer session is scheduled for 8:30-8:45 p.m. There will also be other activities, including a speed gun and agility ladder.

Every adult who buys a ticket to the event will receive a $40 gift certificate to Thunder Canyon, which is also providing all the wine for the event. Other sponsors include Albertsons, Java Joes, Capital Beverages and the Sausage Factory.

Tickets are $75 each and $50 for ages 16 and under. Reserved tables for 10 can be purchased for $1,000 and includes 10 autographed baseball. Tickets can be purchased at Carson Citys’ Bullys, Douglas County’s Play It Again Sports, the Sportsman in Reno, Tommy’s Grandstand in Sparks or through the WNCC Foundation, (775) 445-3240.