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Homeowners who had damage to property during the floods and reside in Washoe, Storey, Lyon or Douglas counties or Carson City can receive up to $5,400 for flood damage to their homes.

The Homeowner’s Disaster Assistance Program is being administered by the Nevada Department of Public Safety’s Division of Emergency Management. For information, call 687-4240.

Carson City

Library Board of Trustees to meet

The Carson City Library Board of Trustees will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St.

Among topics: Discussion about placing a measure on 2008 General Election ballot; report on current fiscal year budget; discussion and possible action on the next fiscal-year budget; and reports about staffing levels and other operations.

Senior gift shop candy to benefit Meals on Wheels

The Carson City Senior Gift Shop will be offering See’s Candy, gift-wrapped and ready for giving, at the Carson City Senior Citizen’s Center, 911 Beverly Drive in Carson City. Boxes can be purchased from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Chocolates and special Easter novelty items are available. All proceeds from candy sales go toward the Senior Center’s Meals on Wheels program. Call 883-0703.

Indian taco sale to benefit powwow

The Spring Awakening Pow-Wow Committee will be holding an Indian taco sale from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at 2900 S. Curry St. in Carson City to support this weekend’s powwow. There is free delivery.

There will also be a raffle for $1 a ticket or $5 for six tickets. There will be American Indian artwork, CD’s purses, beadwork, and other items for raffle.

For information or to place an order, call 841-3182.

Carson ATA and Code Amber hold child safety day

Carson ATA – Karate for Kids, in conjunction with Code Amber and Amber Alert, will be holding a Child Safety Day and abduction safety seminar at 10 a.m., noon, and 2 p.m. April 1 at the Carson ATA black Belt Academy. Cost is $5 and each child gets a free Safety NET DVD, valued at $20, to teach them how to say no to strangers, and they will be fingerprinted by the Carson City Sheriff’s Department. The first 100 children to register will receive a free Safety NET T-shirt sponsored by McDonald’s.

Parents should register their children by Saturday. Only 200 spots are available. Call 883-5425.

Lake Tahoe

Ninety-Nines to award $1,000 flying scholarship

The Lake Tahoe Chapter Ninety-Nines is offering a $1,000 scholarship towards private pilot certification during the 2006-07 calendar year. This scholarship is limited to female student pilots within 60 miles of the Truckee Tahoe Airport. Additional criteria must be met.

Applications must be received by May 15. Call (530) 583-1770.