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Three ways to help children in your community

Kim Riggs
Special to the Nevada Appeal

The 30-year reunion committee for the Carson High School Class of 1977 would like to “Pay it Forward.” This year they decided to donate $50 to a scholarship to help future Carson High School graduates. Starting on Friday and going through Sunday you can help raise funds, visit with old friends and have a great time. The schedule below is for those 1977 graduates to check out and have some fun raising money.

Class reunion

Who: The class of 1977

What: Reunion, fun and scholarships fundraiser

When/Where: Mo & Sluggo’s, Free Street Dance starts at 7 p.m. Friday, Golf Tournament at Eagle Valley West Course at 10 a.m. Saturday. Cost is $40. Dinner at Carson Nugget, cocktails at 6:30 p.m. and dinner at 7:30 p.m. Entry into Club Vu at Carson Nugget after our festivities. Cost is $50 per person.

Contact: Loretta Pedro Evenson at 690-0396 or levenson@allisonmackenzie.com, Bret Andreas 883-6363 or BTA1959@sbcglobal.net.

Make checks for dinner payable to 1977 Carson High class 30-year reunion and mail to 810 N. Nevada St., Carson City, NV 89703.

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Kerri Oxoby attended the University of Nevada, Reno, where she earned her degree in Sociology and Criminal Justice. During her years at UNR she participated in many campus activities. She was an active member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority. Kerri also volunteered time to the Rape Crisis Center in Reno.

Each year a fundraiser is held to raise money for two scholarships that are given each spring to two local Carson High seniors. The first scholarships were given in May of 2001. The scholarships were originally valued at $1,000 each. In the spring of 2006 friends and family were able to raise enough money to award two $2,500 scholarships. The CHS Scholarship Committee chooses the scholarship recipients.

If you would like to help raise money for this continuing scholarship program in honor of Kerri, come join family and friends at the annual golf tournament.

Golf tournament fundraiser

WHO: Kerri Oxoby Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament

WHERE: Silver Oak Golf Course, 1251 Country Club Drive, Carson City

WHEN: Sunday, September 16, 2007. 8-9 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. shotgun start. The tournament is a scramble.

COST: $110.00 per player to include green fee, golf cart, range balls and prizes. A sand barbecue is being held at 1224 Crain St. following the tournament.

CONTACT: Silver Oak Golf Course 841-7000.

DONATIONS: If you would like to donate and not play, please send information to Steve or Shirley Oxoby, 1224 Crain Street, Carson City, NV 89703.

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Platinum’s Salon and The Ron Wood Family Resource Center is currently seeking donations of backpacks and school supplies for the upcoming school year. Your donation will provide a bright start to the school year for local children. If you are shopping purchase a few extras and drop them by.

BACKPACK SUPPLIES NEEDED

Who: The Ron Wood Family Resource Center, 775-884-2269.

What: Donations for the new school year.

Where: Donation are being accepted at 212 E. Winnie Lane.

For more information: Contact Platinum’s Salon, 716 N. Carson St., Ste. 110, at 884-1001; Kummer Kaempfer Law Firm at 510 W. Fourth St. in Carson City or 5585 Kietzke Lane in Reno or Sally Zola at 884-8308.

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The Carson City Calendar girl signing event will be held at the Bliss Mansion to help raise funds for the Danielle Conway Foundation. A group of local “mature” and community-conscious women has formed a charitable foundation, The Danielle Conway Foundation, in Danielle’s name to raise money for this young mother. The money will help with her medical bills that have accumulated from a catastrophic illness. These “mature” women are angels to come up with this idea to help assist a young mother … come on down and get your photo taken with these hotties!

Carson Calendar GirlS

WHO: Danielle Conway Foundation

WHAT: Calendar signing and unveiling event

WHERE: Bliss Mansion, 608 Elizabeth St.

WHEN: 6 p.m. Aug. 25

COST: $30, which includes an advance copy of the calendar, wine, appetizers and a chance to have the photos autographed by the Carson Calendar Girls. The calendars will officially go on sale Sept. 1 for $20 each at various businesses or may currently be ordered online at http://www.carsoncalendargirls.com.

CONTACT: Pat Josten (Ms. October) at 887-0438.

NEXT WEEK: Frank Taylor with Sertoma International has a great deal for all you football fans so stay tuned.

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