A new student club at Western Nevada College in Minden is already making a difference in the community.
The Student Diversity Club, which only became official in October, raised $900 during an art show and silent auction Nov. 16 to benefit Austin's House and WNC student scholarships.
"We exceeded our expectations with great support from the community," said Sergio Arteaga, the club's adviser and also the Douglas campus interim manager.
The 15-member club had hoped to raise $600 in the first of two fundraisers planned for the 2012-13 school year, so exceeding their goal was a pleasant surprise.
"All of …