Local Katrina relief efforts
Northern Nevada American Red Cross donation drop-off locations:
Fast Signs, The Quail Center, 2300 S. Carson St.
Carson City Florist 1954 Highway 50 East
Fandango to match donations
Casino Fandango will accept donations to the Red Cross relief effort at its main cashier’s cage until Sunday. The casino, along with Navegante Group and Olympia Gaming, will match the community’s contribution up to $10,000. Checks must be made out to the American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Relief.
Water drive to benefit Katrina victims
Drop off bottled water at Irwin Union Bank, 1717 E. College Parkway, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. today. The water will then be flown to New Orleans by Fed Ex.
Call Debbie Nolan at 886-5907
Concert will benefit survivors
Carson City musician Jackie Maye and other entertainers will present a concert 10 a.m. Saturday at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King St. Requested donation is $10 to benefit the disaster relief. For information call 882-9571.
All proceeds will go the relief effort.
Piper’s Opera House Concert
A day of music is slated at the historic Piper’s Opera House in Virginia City from 1-9 p.m. Saturday.
Red Rose Musical Productions and Piper’s Opera House present the daylong event, with all proceeds benefiting the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. Musical guests include American Phlats Band, Red Rose, Rhythm Doctors, Jeff Bloyd, Stoan E. Pickens and more. Requested donations of $5.
Contact Sheree Rose at 847-7150.
Credit Union to match donated funds
Greater Nevada Credit Union has established a fund for the American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina disaster relief efforts. Greater Nevada members can make donations at any Greater Nevada branch or by calling the member service center at (800) 421-6674. The credit union will match total donations up to $20,000.