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Staff Reports

Channel 26 program

As part of DCCA-TV’s AARP Lecture Series, Director Steve Thaler and Program Manager Tom Umphries of the China Spring Youth Camp and the Aurora Pines Girls Facility will speak on the subjects of the camps’ environment, routines and administrators. The program will be shown each Wednesday at 9 p.m. and each Thursday at 9 a.m. for three weeks beginning today. Information, 782-6010.

Speaker at business council

The Business Council of Douglas County will hear from Kami Dempsey at the membership meeting today at the Carson Valley Inn, 7:30 a.m. Dempsey is from the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce and will discuss the newly released business tax initiative petition. All are welcome. Information, 782-6715.

Youth activities

ProTeen and the Partnership of Community Resources will host meetings exploring options for providing youths after school and early evening activity options today, 7 p.m., in the Douglas High School counseling center. Phil McGovern of the YMCA of the Sierra will address the group and answer questions. All interested persons are invited. Information, 782-8611.

IHGID to meet

Indian Hills General Improvement District will meet at the district office, 924-D Mica drive, for a board of trustees meeting today, 7 p.m. On the agenda are a closed session to discuss the character, alleged misconduct or professional competence of an employee of the district and a discussion/possible action relative to the pay increase and bonus provisions of the current general manager’s contract. Information, 267-2805.

DHS teen pregnancy prevention

The Douglas High School teen pregnancy prevention group, made up of counselors, nurses and students, will be available to parents and teen-agers today at 7 p.m. to teach parents how to talk to their children about sex and teen pregnancy. Snacks will be provided at the meeting. Information, DHS counselor Mike Caughlan, 782-5136.

Christian concert, martial arts demonstration

A drug and alcohol awareness program will bring alternative Christian bands Day7 and S.W.A.T to Douglas High School April 22, 7 p.m. A martial arts demonstration by Dan Horrigan will be held. Tickets are $3 and are available at Manger Bookstore on Fairview Avenue in Carson City or by calling the Exciting First Baptist Church in Minden, 782-5513.

Easter play

Exciting First Baptist Church will be producing an Easter play April 23, 10:30 a.m., at Douglas High School. “My Deliverer” will be performed with a cast of over 20 people. There is no cost. Information, 782-5513.

Casino West tour

The Young at Heart Senior Citizens Club will host a tour to Casino West, Yerington, April 26 and 27. The excursion is open to anyone 21 years of age or older. Cost is $17.50 per person based on double occupancy and $20 single. The cost includes room, Wednesday night buffet and a discount coupon. Sign-up forms are available at the Young at Heart Gift Shop in the senior center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. Deadline is April 25 at noon. Information, Mary Jane Harding, 265-7074.

Spring Afternoon with the Authors

On April 30, 2-4 p.m., the Carson Valley Historical society docents will host the third annual Spring Afternoon with the Authors at the Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center, 1477 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Fourteen authors from Gardnerville, Minden, Genoa, Markleeville, Carson City, Dayton and Reno will be on hand to sign and discuss their books. The books cover the history of Nevada, Indian Tribes of the Great Basin, poetry, mining, famous characters, gamblers, lawmen, scouts, guide to Sierra adventures and many other historical subjects. The docent will serve food and refreshments that are featured in the historical society’s cookbook “Cherished Recipes.” This event is free. Information, Donna Algeier, 267-3996.


The High Sierra Fly Casters will hold the group’s April Fishout Saturday, April 22 at Indian Creek Reservoir. Information, Gene Young, 720-4363.

Radio show

Laurie Olson, secretary/treasurer of the Senior Services Network discussing “Senior Celebration” set for April 26 at the Carson Nugget, will be the guest on Around Douglas with Jane Lehrman, KGVM-FM radio show, April 22 at 8:25 a.m. and April 23 at noon.

Antiques and collectibles sale

On May 13, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., the Carson Valley Historical Society will hold an antiques and collectibles sale on the front lawn of the Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center, 1477 Highway 395, Gardnerville. There will be a wide selection of glassware, furniture, jewelry, coins, kitchenware and other collectable items for sale. The society will offer a used book sale table. Food and refreshments will be available for sale all day. Information, Grace Bower, 265-6097.

Genoa board

The Genoa Town Advisory Board will meet April 24, 6 p.m., Genoa Town meeting room. On the agenda is discussion and possible action on 2000-2001 budget. Information, 782-8696.

Hispanic services on agenda

The Partnership of Community Resources will meet April 20, 11:30 a.m., WNCC Douglas campus, 1680 Bently Parkway South, Minden. Services for the county’s Hispanic population will be discussed and an advisory group will be formed. All interested individuals are invited. Lunch will be provided for a small donation. Information,782-8611.

Pool board

The East Fork Swimming Pool District board of trustees will be April 20, 8 a.m., multipurpose room, Carson Valley Swim Center, 1600 Highway 88, Minden. On the agenda are a report from the subcommittee on facility enhancement, including change orders and review of fire damage insurance claim, and the boiler replacement project. Information, 782-8841.

Republican women’s group

Assemblywoman Dawn Gibbons will be guest speaker at the May 3 meeting of the Douglas County Republican Women’s Club, Carson Valley Inn, Minden, with social hour starting at 11 a.m. and lunch served at noon. Call for reservations before May 1. Information, Kay Oetting, 265-3344, Brenda Robertson, 267-2403, or Ann Hersey, 266-3435.

Tot egg hunt

The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department will host a tot egg hunt for children 5 and under, April 20, 11 a.m., Lampe Park, Gardnerville, sponsored by Minden Rotary, Carson Valley Kiwanis, Carson Valley Sertoma and the Sierra Nevada 20/30 Club. Two hunts will be available, for 3 and under and 4- and 5-year-olds. Because of the donations of the sponsors, the event is free. Pre-registration is requested. Information, 782-9828.

20-30 Easter egg hunt

The Carson Valley Active 2-30 Club will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt promptly at 1 p.m. Easter Sunday at Lampe Park, Gardnerville, for chidlren agee toddler to 3, 4-6 and 7-9, with prizes in each category. A tractor pull will be held after the hunt.

Food drive

First graders assisted by student council members will hold the fourth annual food drive at Pinon Hills Elementary School in Minden, April 17-21. Anyone wishing to assist by making a donation may do so by dropping off their donation at the school, 1479 Stephanie Way. Food items will be delivered to the Carson Valley Community Food Closet. Information, 267-3622


Joani Tabor will perform at Valley Christian Fellowship April 21, Good Friday, at 7 p.m., 974 Tillman Lane, Gardnerville Ranchos. Everyone is welcome. In 1990, Tabor released her first professional song, “Nothing’s Gonna Steal My Job,” which charted nationally. She has had 11 songs on the national Christian music charts. Information, 265-8868.

Unity concert

On Good Friday, April 21, the Unity Church of Today meeting in Genoa will sponsor an inspirational concert of traditional and sacred music featuring well-known Valley musician Patrick Jolly, who is director of music at the church. The church fund-raising concert will be held in the historic Genoa Community Church on Nixon Street in Genoa and will begin at 7 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and children 7 and under are free. Information, church office, 782-4429.