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Out & About: Community Calendar Of Events & Activities

Kim Riggs

The Ron Wood Family Resource Center has appointed a new executive director, Jill Manit. She will be a welcome addition, bringing fresh ideas.

A native of Reno, Manit has worked with several substance abuse prevention coalitions throughout the state. With extensive experience in community organizing and coalition building, she hopes to enhance the services provided to families and youth in Carson City.

One of her newest ideas is “Break Free.” It will focus on empowering teen girls, dealing with topics like communication, family situations, drugs/alcohol, healthy relationships, victimization, self-image, self health, and goal planning. If you are interested in this program for your daughter, see below for more information.

OK, it’s time to get out the fishing poles and check your tackle boxes. The Carson City Elks Lodge has planned fun for the family at Davis Creek — Tommy’s free, annual fishing derby for kids.

Also listed are two fund-raisers for scholarship programs. You pick the fun E from golf to tea.


Who: Ron Wood Family Resource Center’s Break Free program for teen girls

When: Open starting date

Time: After school is out for an hour

Where: Carson High School

What: A strength- and asset-based program that empowers young women to “break free” of social stereotypes, peer pressure and negative messages. Provides a safe place to explore creativity and individuality while developing healthy relationships.

Cost: $25 nonrefundable fee; scholarships available.

Call: 884-2269

Who: Carson City Elks Lodge

When: May 10

What: Tommy’s annual Fishing Derby for ages 2 to 12. Free hamburgers and hotdogs for families following fishing and the picking of the prizes.

Where: Davis Creek Park

Time: Registration 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Fishing 9-11 a.m. followed by lunch.

Cost: Free

Call: 882-2177

Who: Carson City Kiwanis

What: 2003 Golf Classic. Begins promptly at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start. Prizes for a hole in one include a 2003 GMC Sonoma pickup courtesy of Michael Hohl Motor Co.. Other prizes for men and women closest to the hole and for longest drive. A barbecue steak lunch follows play.

When: May 17

Where: Eagle Valley Golf Course

Cost: $100 per player, $400 for a foursome. Price includes green fees, cart, barbecue steak lunch and golf shirt.

Proceeds to benefit: The Kiwanis Vocational Trades Scholarship fund for allied trades training.

Contact: Bob Browne, 246-7747; or go to http://www.carsoncitykiwanis.com.

Who: PEO Chapter N

When: May 17, 1-3 p.m.

What: Third annual Springtime Scholarship Dessert, Tea, Auction & Social. Hear a program on antique, museum-quality music boxes while dining at theme-decorated tables and bidding on gifts baskets. Afterwards, browse in the “Vintage Boutique.” There will also be hand-painted note cards and the Chapter N cookbook for sale.

Where: Nevada State Library and Archives lobby, 100 N. Stewart St.

Proceeds to benefit: Women’s scholarships

Cost: $12; reservations required by May 13

Contact: Nicole, 884-3856; or Kelly, 267-5862

Contact me with your organization’s information at kimriggs@att.net