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Radio show

Fred Gulley, Gardnerville postmaster, discussing the role of the post office during the holidays, will be the guest on Around Douglas with Jane Lehrman, KGVM-FM radio show, Jan. 8 at 8:25 a.m. and Jan. 9 at noon.

Respite care

A respite presentation, “What is respite? Who uses respite? Where is respite provided?” will be held at a community presentation Jan. 11, 3 p.m., presented by Stan Dowdy from the Rural Nevada Respite Organization. Information, 782-3100.

Health fair

Booth participants are being sought for Your Health in 2000, a health fair sponsored by the Senior Services Division of Douglas County with support from the Carson Valley Inn and The Record-Courier, Jan. 19, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Spaces for booths at the event are available at a cost of $75. The health fair will cover a variety of health screenings, educational information and other services for seniors, although all ages are welcome. Information, Senior Services Division, 782-8267.

Volleyball clinic

A volleyball clinic for girls in grades 6th, 7th and 8th will be held at Douglas High School Jan. 9, 1-5 p.m. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m., and the clinic starts at 1 p.m., sponsored by the DHS volleyball program. Information, David or Karen Myers, 782-2821, or Janis McCreary, 783-9760.

4-H Bug Club

The first meeting of the new 4-H Entomology Bug Club will be Jan. 12, 5 p.m., at the Nevada Cooperative Extension office. Anyone interested in joining this or the many other clubs offered by the 4-H program in Douglas County may call Nevada Cooperative Extension at 782-9960 or stop by the office at 1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville.

Support group

The Parkinson’s Disease “Good Vibrations” Support Group will present the 11th video of a 12-part series called “Wonders of the Brain” Jan. 6, noon-2 p.m., at the Pizza Factory, 811 Short Court, Gardnerville Ranchos. Information, Carol Hathaway, group leader, 266-3402.


The Carson Valley AARP, chapter 3683, will meet Jan. 6, 2 p.m., senior center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. Guest speaker will be Ron Renaldi, pharmacist at Barton Hospital in South Lake Tahoe. He will speak about alternative medicine, hormonal replacement and anti-aging issues. The public and members of the national AARP are invited to chapter meetings. Information, Faye Pekar, 265-5235.

Parks and recreation commission

The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Commission will meet Jan. 6, 6 p.m., Kahle Park Community Center, 236 Kingsbury Grade, Stateline. On the agenda are a Nevada Recreation and Park Society presentation and discussion and possible action on the five-year capital project plan. Information, 782-9835.

Ranchos GID

The Gardnerville Ranchos General Improvement District meeting set for Jan. 5 has been changed to Jan. 12, 6 p.m., at the district office, 931 Mitch Dr., Gardnerville Ranchos. All are welcome. Information, 265-2048.

DCCATV board

The board of directors of the Douglas County Community Access Television will meet Jan. 18, 3:30 p.m., in room 102, Minden Inn, 1594 Esmeralda Ave., Minden. Douglas County Community Access Television is a non-profit organization which oversees the operation of public access cable television in Douglas County. Information, 782-6010.