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Northern Nevada Briefly

Carson City Photo club to meet

Carson City photo club will meet 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2805 Mountain St. Bring a 5″ x 7″ photo with a Valentine’s Day or President’s Day theme to share with the group. Bring your camera if you would like. For information, call 720-2549.

Airstream club to host luncheon

The Sierra Nevada Unit of the WBCCI Airstream Owners Club will host a member luncheon 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 21 at El Charro Avitia, 4389 S. Carson St. Cost is $15 per person. Guests of members as well as all current and potential Airstream owners welcome. For information, visit or e-mail or call 972-5011.

Scholarships offered to students

Application forms for the Alyce McCracken Memorial Scholarships, sponsored by the Sierra Nevada Association of Realtors, are available at local high schools in the counseling offices or directly from SNRA. Scholarships are offered to high school seniors in Carson City, Douglas County, Churchill County and Lyon County (except for Fernley, which is part of the Reno/Sparks Association of Realtors). Completed applications are due by March 13. For information, call 885-7200.

Silver Springs

AARP to give free tax preparations

AARP will offer free tax preparation for seniors. Taxpayers wanting their taxes prepared and electronically filed for free do not have to be AARP members or any specific minimum age. Now through April 15 representatives will be at the Silver Springs Senior Center, 2795 Fort Churchill Road, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday. Appointments are required. For an appointment and information, call 577-5014 or 577-0925.


Donations needed for dog park

The Dayton Valley Dog Park Committee has opened an account for donations at the Greater Nevada Credit Union branch. Funds donated will be used for the cost of grading the land, purchasing fencing and gates, labor costs and other costs necessary to build the dog park. Visit any Greater Nevada Credit Union and ask for the “Dayton Valley Dog Park” account. The account number is 896810. For information, call 246-7909 or 246-3064.

Douglas County

Library closed for Presidents Day

The Douglas County Public Library in Minden will be closed Monday, Feb. 16 in observance of Presidents Day. The library will resume its regular schedule 10 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 17. For information, visit or call 782-9841.