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Carson City

Feast set for Thursday at church

Stewart Community Baptist Church, 5340 Snyder Ave., will be holding its third annual Thanksgiving Dinner noon-3 p.m. Thursday. Menu includes roast turkey with gravy and dressing, mashed potatoes, candied yams, assorted salads, pumpkin pie. Everyone is welcome. Preparation help needed in the kitchen. Call 721-5126.

Nugget continues free holiday dinner

The Carson Nugget will offer free Thanksgiving meals to those who otherwise may not be able to afford one. These free meals will be available in the Coffee Shop, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Guests can sign their check, and tell the cashier, “I am a guest of the Nugget today.”

Douglas County

Winners of art association show announced

The 2007 Carson Valley Art Association’s Scholarship Benefit Show was held in the CVIC Hall, in Minden, Nov. 12-14. Samples of the 2007 scholarship recipients work were shown. The recipients were Ryan Bivens and Tiffany Costantini from Whittell High and Lauren Miller and Kevin Roberts from Douglas High.

The winners, by media are:

Best of Show

Carolyn Denning, Minden, “Forest Road,” mixed media. Carolyn’s work can regularly be seen in the East Fork Gallery, in Gardnerville and the Brewery Arts Center Gallery.

Oil – Donald Britton, Incline Village, “Late Afternoon, Quiet Stream”

Water Media – Margie Leslie, Minden, “Tire Truck”

Mixed Media – Margie Leslie, Minden, “Dolly Llama”

Photography – Marco Hyman, Gardnerville, “Emptiness”

Acrylic – Don Fotine, Minden, “Wood Duck”

Pastels – Lee Netzel, Carson City, “Moonlight Solitude”

People’s Choice Award – Don Fotine, Minden, “Winter Shadow” water media

Library changing hours during holiday

The Douglas County Public Library in Minden will close 5 p.m. Wednesday, and will be closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving and Family day. The library will resume its regular schedule at 9 a.m. Saturday. For information, visit douglas.lib.nv.us or call 782-9841.

Reno

Status of women and children in topic of seminar

Denise Yoxsimer, Nevada Women’s Fund CEO & president, will present, “Nevada Women’s Fund/Status of Women and Children in Nevada” 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 28 at TMCC Redfield Campus, 18600 Wedge Parkway, Room 128, Reno. For more than 25 years the Nevada Women’s Fund has been championing the needs of women and children. Cost is $10 for WEACT members; $25 nonmembers. RSVP http://www.weact.biz or call 813-6949.