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The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services has launched a new Web site designed to be user-friendly, at The Web site allows visitors to log in and navigate to any of the divisions within the agency.

Photographer sought for Nevada Day

The Nevada Day Parade Board of Directors is looking for an “official” photographer. This position is part-time, volunteer and nonpaid. It is an opportunity to gain experience. Professional experience is requested but not required. Interested persons can fax their resume to 882-6815 or e-mail it to For information, call 882-2600.

Nevada Singles looking for members

Nevada Singles is looking for new members, especially men, over the age of 40. Those interested can call 882-0504.

Carson City

FISH needs volunteers

FISH needs volunteers to help pack food baskets for needy families. They also need referral specialists, who are trained in all of the services available to needy persons. Also needed are those willing to cook for the free family dining room, volunteer medical professionals, or thrift store volunteers. FISH provides insurance for those who are on-site. Visit FISH at 138 E. Long St. or call 883-FISH.

Pink Tea reservations due May 16

The members of the Nevada Women’s History Project and first lady Dawn Gibbons are hosting Pink Tea from 2-4 p.m. May 19 at the Governor’s Mansion, 600 N. Mountain St. The annual tea honors those women who worked to gain the right to vote for women in the United States. Cost is $25 and reservations must be made in advance. Write checks to the Women’s History Project and send them to: Mary Anne Convis, 2185 Courtside Circle, Carson City, NV 89703. Period dress is welcome.

Douglas County

Reservations due Thursday for Footprints meeting

The Carson Valley International Footprint Association will be meeting at 6 p.m. May 17 at the Carson Valley Inn in Minden. Sgt. Dan Britton will be the guest speaker. Reservations need to be made by Thursday. For information or to RSVP, call 267-4355 or 783-9759.


Open auditions for melodrama Thursday

The Misfits Theater Group will be holding open auditions for its upcoming melodrama “Klondike Gold, or Shenanigans in the Far North,” at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Dayton Round Table Pizza, 9 Retail Road, off of Highway 50 East. There are acting parts for six women and three men. For information, call 246-9622.