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August 3, 2012
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July Fourth request hits sour note with Minden board

An effort to alternate July Fourth performances by the Carson Valley Pops Orchestra between Minden and Gardnerville fell flat Wednesday when Minden board members failed to approve a request from their neighbors.

The orchestra, which uses the CVIC Hall in Minden for free to rehearse and store equipment, performed July Fourth in Minden Park before hundreds of celebrants.

Prior years, the all-volunteer orchestra played at Heritage Park in Gardnerville, but committed to four free concerts in Minden in exchange for use of the CVIC Hall.

Gardnerville Town Board members attended Wednesday's meeting to request that the orchestra's talents be shared. …

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