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Thanks for your generosity; plus stars and beauty on a budgets

Kim Riggs
For the Nevada Appeal

Special thank yous to everyone who assisted in Advocates to End Domestic Violence Food Drive, Toys for Tots, CASA Gift Card Night, adoption of foster children, Eagle Valley Children’s Home, Salvation Army’s food pantry and FISH. Everything you gave helped another and your generosity was very much appreciated by all. Merry Christmas and have a very happy holiday!


You might want to take a break from the hectic pace of the season and enjoy some stargazing at the upcoming open house and star party at the Jack C. Davis Observatory. There will be steaming hot chocolate hosted by Red’s Old 395 and cookies by the Western Nevada College Foundation. There will be a “stellar” presentation about the night sky and almost a full moon followed by viewing from a number of telescopes. At 8 p.m., there will be a raffle drawing for an autographed commemorative coin by Buzz Aldrin and the late Jack C. Davis.

WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 26, 6-9 p.m

WHERE: 2699 Van Patten Drive

COST: Free

CONTACT: 445-3240




Searching for deals? Have you cut out having your nails done or your hair styled? Well, Shannon Arnold is currently working on receiving her cosmetology license certification at the local beauty school ,which teaches nail technology, makeup, hairstyling, massage and the prices are meant to fit into anyone’s budget. Shannon graduated with her degree in financing and found that jobs are currently scarce in this line of work so she decided to move forward and wants to pass the deals on to you. Give the Carson City Beauty Academy a call and set up a styling session with Ms. Arnold.

WHAT: Haircut,s massages, manicures, pedicures and nails

WHEN: Monday-Friday 9:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

WHERE: 1851 S. Roop St., Ste A (Corner of Roop and Fairview streets)

CONTACT: 885-9977

GOLD Hill Hotel’s New Year’s Eve Bash

Enjoy a gourmet dinner by Executive Chef Randy Bryant while listening to Squeek Steele at the piano, then dance the night away until the New Year’s champagne toast, all at the beautiful Gold Hill Hotel. They offer a choice of appetizer and entree not to mention dessert. Check out the Web site and have a fun and safe New Year’s Eve.

WHAT: Fabulous gourmet dinner, dance and midnight celebration

WHEN: Dec. 31. Dinner served from 5-10 p.m.; Band 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

WHERE: Gold Hill Hotel

COST: $95 per person (plus tip & tax) Reservations Required

CONTACT: 847-0111


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