SILVER DOLLARS AND WOODEN NICKELS: World War I veterans honored |


The Nevada Appeal’s Silver Dollars & Wooden Nickels feature recognizes achievements from the capital region and, when warranted, points out other acts that missed the mark.

SILVER DOLLAR: To the Nevada Department of Veterans Services (NDVS), in partnership with the Nevada Veterans Coalition, for hosting a Remembrance Ceremony on Saturday at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley to mark the 100th anniversary of the United States entering World War I. The U.S. entered World War I on April 6, 1917. There were 195 Nevadans who died in World War I and 11 World War I veterans are interred at Fernley cemetery.

SILVER DOLLAR: To all those who work in and volunteer to help out our libraries as we celebrate National Library Week, which began today and runs through April 15.

SILVER DOLLAR: To Carson City Public Works Director Darren Schulz who’s being honored by the American Public Works Association (APWA). He has been chosen along with nine other public works directors in the country to receive the Top 10 Public Works Leader of the Year Award.

SILVER DOLLAR: To the Carson High School Health Professional students and staff for their outstanding performance at th Future Health Professionals State Leadership Conference in which CHS was named “Chapter of the Year” which was among many honors the chapter received.