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Donors who donate blood up through Valentine’s Day will be automatically entered into a drawing to win one of two waterfall-style, heart-shaped 1 carat diamond pendants, to be awarded Thursday. The pendants were donated by Hart’s Fine Jewelry.

For information or to make an appointment, call 887-9111 or visit http://www.bloodhero.com.

Carson City

Miss Carson City accepting applications

The Miss Carson City Scholarship Program will be accepting applications through Tuesday. The pageant will be held March 6.

Girls must be a graduating high school senior or older, never been married, and never been pregnant.

For information, call 721-2928.

California employees’ association to meet

There will be a meeting of the California Retired Public Employees Association, northern Nevada chapter, at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Grandma Hattie’s restaurant, 2811 S. Carson St.

For information, call 674-6449.

Mile High Jazz Band plans Valentine concert on Tuesday

Treat your Valentine to a Jazz Sampler for Sweethearts, an evening of big-band music for listening and dancing at Comma Coffee 8 to 10 p.m. Tuesday.

General admission is $5 at the door; $4 for members of the Mile High Jazz Band Association and free for age 18 and under. Dance instruction, 6 to 7:30 p.m., is $5 additional.

Jazz Sampler for Sweethearts features the 17-member Mile High Jazz Band with vocalist Sheryl Adams, presenting jazzy versions of favorite love songs for Valentine’s Day. Call 883-2662.

Douglas County

Bedtime stories with Miss Carol Monday

The Douglas County Public Library’s Minden branch will be holding Bedtime Stories with Miss Carol at 6:45 p.m. Monday. Valentine’s Day stories will be featured. Children of all ages and families are invited; children may come dressed in PJ’s and bring a favorite blanket or stuffed animal.

For information, call 782-9841.

Young at Heart to meet Monday

The regular monthly meeting of the Young at Heart Senior Citizens Club Board of Trustees will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane in Gardnerville.

For information, call 783-6455.

Douglas County Senior Services to meet Tuesday

The regular monthly meeting of Douglas County’s Senior Services Advisory Council will be 8 a.m. Tuesday at the Douglas County Senior Citizen’s Center.

This meeting is a reschedule of the original Monday meeting.

For information, call 783-6455.