This Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., The Pizza Factory is helping to raise money for the Eagle Valley Middle School Parent Teacher Organization. The generous owners will be donating 20 percent off the entire day's earnings back to our school to help pay for CRT snacks for the entire student body and hopefully buy us some much needed outdoor picnic tables for our students and staff to enjoy during the beautiful weather.
The Nevada Recycles program has partnered with Las Vegas Sands Corp. to support a statewide recycled art contest to increase Nevadans’ awareness and interest in recycling.
Entrants must be Nevada residents and projects must be composed of used recyclable materials. Submission of entry form and photos of artwork are due by Oct. 31, 2014.
In addition to a $200 prize to the first place class project, Las Vegas Sands Corp. will provide first, second and third ($250, $100, and $50 respectively) prizes in four categories: Kindergarten-grade 5, grades 6-8, grades 9-12 and Adult.
On Sunday, Sept. 14 is the Carson City Democratic Women and Central Committee's annual candidates barbecue from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Marv Teixeira Pavilion formerly the Pony Express Pavilion.
Hear from candidates running for local and state offices plus get the latest information on ballot issues. Barbecue, salad and refreshments are $20 for adults, $5 for children and those under 5 are free. There will be a Bounce House and games for the kids.
John Eppolito has been called the foremost Common Core expert in the state of Nevada. John will share his fact based 45 minute PowerPoint presentation. As a former teacher, Eppolito's talk is appropriate for people who know nothing about CC and for people who have been studying CC for years. John was recently on Capital Crossfire discussing Common Core,
Reno, Nevada – On Saturday, October 25th, at the Atlantis Resort and Casino, located at 3800 S. Virginia Street, Reno, NV, 89502, CRCS, a local canine recovery center, is revealing their plans to build a campus in Northern Nevada. The event titled “Fall for CRCS” is the launch of a 4 year long campaign to raise $1,000,000.00 to complete the purchase and renovations to a 5.2 acre parcel and 12,000 sq ft of interior space that CRCS calls home. There are currently no programs of its kind in Nevada.
Mike Thomas is a very engaging, knowledgeable lecturer who will be discussing Kit Carson and John Fremont "Pathfinders of the West," Friday, Sept. 12. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Lecture begins 7 p.m. in the Sierra room of the Carson City Plaza Hotel and Event Center.
His lectures have been entertaining, thought provoking, informative and even humorous. His delivery of the subject matter is precise and leaves you wanting for more.
Another awesome NINE & DINE @ Empire Ranch Golf Course and Mallards Restaurant
***9 Rounds of golf with Luis' Famous Slow-Cooked BBQ Pork Ribs and Chicken with all the sides!
One of Carson City's oldest golf courses;Away from the hustle and bustle of the highway, semi-secluded with a private feel, a true golf oasis welcoming golfers of all skill levels. Three nines', protected wetlands, a panoramic view of the Sierras along with Mallards, our golfer's favorite eating place! Open 7 days a week for breakfast & lunch, full bar, 10 large screen TV's, gaming and weekly golf specials.
The Carson City Emblem Club No. 507 will hold its Annual Rummage Sale on Friday Sept 12, 5-7 pm and Saturday Sept. 13 fro 8 am- 2 pm.
Many gently used items, books, jewelry, clothes and more
515 N Nevada St. Carson City Elks Lodge
Proceeds will benefit our charities: WNC nursing scholarship, CC D.A.R.E programs, as well as hearing impaired programs.
Information: Cindy Byington (775) 882 2867.
The Carson City Emblem Club Annual Charity Bowling Tournament will be at the Gold Dust West Bowling Center, September 27 at 2 p.m.
Cash Prizes, Raffles, and lots of fun
$15.00 per person, Teams of 4 bowlers.
Proceeds to benefit our charities, WNC Nursing Scholarship, Hearing Impaired programs. Information Linda Wilson (775) 246-1543.
The Carson High Class of 1969 will hold a 45th reunion Friday Sept. 12 at Westside Pourhouse, 110 W Telegraph St. for a meet and greet.
We invite classes 1966 through 1972, and teachers.
Saturday will be a barbecue for classmates only at the home of Paul Sinnott.
For any furthur information please contact Gwen Johnson Hopper at 775-882-4044.
CAREPRO: CARE PARTNERS REACHING OUTDates in October will be announced for FREE Workshops to help you learn:About dementia and its impactHow to communicate with your loved oneHow to take better care of your own healthHow to manage your frustration, irritation, and stressFor more information call the Alzheimer's Assoc. Workshops begin in October and may be scheduled through November. 800 22-3900.Location: 1301 Cordone Ave, Reno, Nevada 89502
Carson City Ward 2 Supervisor Brad Bonkowski will hold his monthly “Breakfast with Brad” on Friday, Sept. 5, 7:30 a.m. at the Cracker Box restaurant.
All Carson City residents are invited to attend. Local citizens who are concerned or interested in topics such as the proposed animal shelter plan, the MAC or any other important matter facing Carson City are encourage to stop in. No food purchase is necessary and the coffee is on Brad.
The Breakfast with Brad meetings take place on the first Friday of each month. The Cracker Box is located at 402 E. William Street in Carson City.
Western Nevada College has named 68 students to the Summer 2014 Dean’s List. To qualify for WNC’s Dean’s List, students must complete at least six units during the semester and accumulate a grade point average of 3.50 or higher.
Students achieving the honor are:
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Silver State Charter High School
788 Fairview Drive, Carson City
Check in 6:30 p.m. Program starts 7:00 p.m.
Congressman Mark Amodei will be our guest speaker.
Bring any questions you might have for the congressman and join us at this meeting.
Carson City voters will have a rare opportunity to educate themselves on both the candidates and the ballot questions before voting this year. Two non-partisan debates have been scheduled in Carson City — one for the local candidates and one for the state candidates. There will also be a presentation by those in favor of and opposed to the four ballot questions.
The Browsers Corner Book Store will hold its biggest book sale of the year beginning Friday. Everything will be for sale at half price for more than a week - from Friday, August 29 through Saturday, Sept. 6. The store is open from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. On Saturday, August 30 the sale will spill over onto the parking lot.
Members of the Friends of the Library will receive an extra 10 percent discount on Friday, August 29 only - they must bring their membership card to receive a discount. All proceeds benefit the Carson City Library.
Food For Thought Inc., a local nonprofit organization, would like to announce the selection of Marlene Maffei, as its new executive director. The selection was made after an open application process, during which Maffei served as operations manager for the organization.
“We are very pleased to announce this appointment,” reports Lynette Conrad Board President, along with the entire Board of Directors. “Marlene will bring great leadership and creativity to the program and strengthen community relationships. She has served the volunteer nonprofit sector in Carson City for over 10 years.”
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 17, 2014KristenSpeesforCongess@gmail.com Congressional Candidate Kristen Spees Announces I-80 District TourTour campaign stops announced ELKO, NV-- Today Kristen Spees announced the start of her congressional campaign’s I-80 District Tour throughout Northern Nevada.
Soroptimist International of Carson City will hold a "Meet Your Candidates" luncheon on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at noon to 1 p.m. (registration will begin at 11:30 a.m.) at Glen Eagles Restaurant, 3700 N Carson Street, Carson City. The candidates who will be speaking are:
The Dayton Public Library will host an August Authors Event on Saturday, August 16, from 3-5 p.m. at the Dayton Public Library.
Five local Nevada writers will be available to talk about their books and how they started writing. This will be a wine and cheese event.
There will be a donation of $3.00 at the door for adults; it will entitle the patron to the first glass of wine or beer free. Children accompanied by adults attend free.
The Adopt a Vet Dental Program is a program providing dental care for low income veterans.
The event includes the motorcycle poker run through Dayton, Minden, Genoa and Zephyr Cove, live music, lunch, ride pouch and a raffle. Registration ($30) starts at 8:30 am, run at 10:00 am.
Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern Nevada, a non-profit organization that houses families with children at local hospitals, will be bringing its Red Shoe Gala to the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno for a third year. The Oct. 10, 2014, event will raise funds for the organization’s mission with the theme “Make Someone Happy!”
2014 Nevada ballot issues will be discussed at the monthly Carson City Women’s Democratic Club meeting which will be held this Saturday, Aug. 9 at 502 E. John St. in Carson City. The meeting starts at 9:30 a.m. with a continental breakfast and speakers begin at 10 a.m. The public is encouraged to attend.
Featured speakers will discuss ballot questions 1 and 3.
The Carson City Democratic Central Committee will hold a political discussion featuring local candidates.
Jason Woodbury, candidate for Carson City District Attorney, has confirmed his attendance and Michael Kelly, candidate for State Senate 16, has also confirmed.
Nicole Willis Grimes of The Ferraro Group will provide us with facts and figures in opposition regarding The Education Initiative (aka margins tax) and a brief explanation on Question 1, the Appellate Court Issue.
When: Wednesday, August 6th
Time: 6:30 pm for pizza and social
7:00 pm for speakers
Seniors are away so you get to Golf ALL DAY for $30 and...
YOU GET A $5 COUPON FOR THE RESTAURANT TOO!!!!
There will be no Senior Golf Leagues this Wednesday (August 6th), therefore Empire Ranch Golf Course is offering a golf deal that can't be beat. Come play this Wednesday, and play ALL DAY with a Cart for only $30.00, AND you get a $5.00 coupon for use in the restaurant!! Save money, be with friends and book your tee time today with Empire Ranch Golf Course!
Empire Ranch Golf Course
Directions: Hwy 50 E, South on Empire Ranch Rd (across from the post office), left on Clubhouse.
Mr. Jamie Vollmer, renown education author, speaker, and consultant will present an uplifting and entertaining message about education Aug. 13 at the Carson City Community Center theater beginning at 1 p.m.
Vollmer is an award-winning champion of public education, and the author of the highly acclaimed book, "Schools Cannot Do It Alone." Vollmer is not a professional educator.
The Carson City Chamber of Commerce Travel Club meets Wednesday at 5 p.m. at Red's Old 395 Grill to discuss their 2015 Trade Mission to China.
This will be the club's fifth year offering this incredible tour to China. New this year is the opportunity to join Kirk Caraway, publisher of CarsonNow.org, as he chronicles the tour for his readers.
Carson City Ward 2 Supervisor Brad Bonkowski will hold his monthly “Breakfast with Brad” on Friday, August 1, 7:30 a.m. at the Cracker Box restaurant. All Carson City residents are invited to attend.
“There are many issues right now that are provoking strong opinions from residents” Bonkowski said. He added “I’m hearing from lots of people regarding the MAC, the animal shelter, the potential corridor improvements and of course medical marijuana. It’s important that I get input from residents, and also to explain how the process will work.”
Join thousands of revelers and best fur friends at Art Paws, Artown's only dog-friendly event. Enjoy a variety of food vendors, animal artists, canine activities and contests, beer and wine libations, great live music, hourly raffles and a silent action. Sunday, July 20 from 10-5, McKinley Arts & Culture Center Park @ 925 Riverside Dr.
Pets of the Homeless, a nonprofit will be there collecting pet food for the disadvantaged in Northern Nevada. To learn more about Pets of the Homeless visit www.petsofthehomeless.org
(Carson City, Nev., July 17, 2014) – Local talent, Sarah A. Chichester, returns to the area and accepts associate position with Allison MacKenzie Law Firm effective May 15, 2014. Committed to providing exceptional service to clients, Sarah will practice in various legal areas with emphasis in family law and probate law.
The Northern Nevada Dream Center is partnering with six Northern Nevada Walmart stores for our annual toiletries drive. Volunteers will be at each store from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM collecting travel sized toiletries to fill our Rescue Bags that are distributed to folks in need in our local communities. Come by and make a donation! Visit us here.
$30 Golf w/ cart : ALL DAY - July 16th, 2014, Wednesday "Seniors Away Special" $5 Food coupon includedSubmitted by Carson Now Reader on Tue, 07/15/2014 - 1:22pm
$30 Golf with cart ALL DAY Special with $5 food coupon.
"Seniors Are Away, So Just Pay $30 and Golf ALL DAY!!!"
Book your tee time now at: 775.885.2100
Get Your Game On at Empire Ranch Golf Course!
Away from the noise and lusterless view of a main thoroughfare.
An exclusive feel without the exclusive price tag.
Protected wetlands, a panoramic view of the Sierras and three Nine's.
Have your BEST game ever at Empire Ranch Golf Course!
Directions: (Hwy 50 East, South on Empire Ranch Rd, left on Clubhouse.)
Newly crowned Miss USA 2014, Nia Sanchez, will return to her home state of Nevada for her official homecoming trip Wednesday, July 16 through Sunday, July 20. This will be Sanchez’s first celebration trip since becoming the first Miss USA from Nevada since she was crowned on Sunday, June 8.
Miss USA’s homecoming will kick off with a visit to the state’s capital, Carson City. Sanchez will have the opportunity to meet several government officials while visiting the historic Nevada State Capitol.
The Carson City Council of the United States Navy League will hold its bi-monthly meeting on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
The dinner and meeting will be held in the Banquet Room at Casino Fandango, 3800 S. Carson St., Carson City. The social hour will be at 5:30 PM and the dinner hour will begin at 6:15 p.m. Attendees can access the Casino buffett from the Banquet Room.
The speaker for the dinner will be Glenna Smith, local representative for U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nevada. She will be discussing Veterans Affairs.
Karen Abowd, Carson City Supervisor, Ward 1, hosts her monthly Walkabout today, July 11 at Mills Park. All interested parties are invited to attend.
This is an opportunity to discuss any topic or to bring up concerns, questions and ideas you may have about issues and challenges facing Carson City, and is the continuation of Abowd’s commitment to listen to her constituents.
To be a part of representative government and have a say, meet on the steps of Carson City Community Center at noon, and be sure to bring a bag lunch.
Empire Ranch July 4th Weekend Special!!!
$5 off our regular golf w/cart price; Includes a $5 food coupon.
A 27 Hole golf course, away from the noise & lusterless view of the highway
Directions:Hwy 50E, South on Empire Ranch Rd, left on Clubhouse.
Six types of beer on tap: Sierra NV Pale Ale, Stella, Icky, Shock Top, Bud Light, Coors Light. One of the largest selections of can and bottled beers.
***Daily Food Specials***Gaming***Ten Large Screen TV's***Full bar***
All are invited to attend this event, which features a no host bar and free appetizers. For more information go to www.ElectJohnMcKenna.com. Call (775) 883-9036.
The Carson City Chamber is pleased to sponsor the popular Comstock Cowboys as the featured act at the Nevada 150 Fair as their commitment to the success of this first-ever fair to be held at Fuji Park later this month.
Chamber Chair Terrie McNutt states, “The Chamber board voted unanimously to support the fair by funding the Comstock Cowboys as our contribution to what could become a major economic boom to our city this year and in the future.”
Sunset Rotary of Carson City is hosting a Ride for Rugrats Poker Run on July 12. Open to any vehicle. Cost $40 for player/driver $20 for passenger (non player) additional poker hands available.
The ride starts at Freedom Cycle registration begins at 8:30 am start run at 10 am, end by 4 pm at Roadrider of Reno
Call Cathy Greene 775.285.7358 or check the Carson City Sunset Rotary Facebook here for more info.
Carson Now is sponsoring Thursday Morning Soccer at 9 a.m. tomorrow at Firkin & Fox, where we will see Team USA taking on Germany in the final match for both teams in the group stage of the World Cup.
Firkin & Fox is opening up early to serve the needs of soccer fans excited by this year's competition in Brazil. As a special bonus, we will buy a Bloody Mary (or cup of coffee for those who need to go back to work) for the first 10 people who say they saw this on Carson Now.
Hope to see you there. USA! USA!