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Staff Reports

DHS Parent Club

The February meeting of the Douglas High School Parent Club will be held today in the media center,4:30 p.m. On agenda will be night school, GED and adult education. Guest speaker will be Mike Phillips from DHS, who runs all those programs. General questions about the school will follow. Information, Principal Bev Jeans, 782-5136.

Kite to speak.

Sierra Nevada Republican Women will meet today, Two Guys from Italy, 11:30 a.m. Guest speaker is Douglas County Commissioner, Kelly Kite, who will talk about Carson Valley issues. Information, LeAnne Lummus, 782-4437 or 265-3702.

Transportation commission.

The Douglas County Regional Transportation Commission will meet today, 5:30 p.m., CVIC Hall, 1604 Esmeralda Avenue, Minden. On the agenda are discussion and possible action regarding the Douglas County Transportation Improvement Plan. Information, Jeffrey Foltz, 782-6233.

Estate protection.

The Aid Association for Lutherans and the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Ladies will sponsor “Passing on Your Legacy Why Protecting Your Estate is Important Today,” a program that focuses on ways for people to share their values and pass on their wealth to the people they love by looking first at the spiritual and emotional aspects of the estate planning process. The program will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church Feb. 13, 12:30 p.m. Attendees should take a sack lunch, and drinks and cookies will be provided. Reservations are due by Feb. 10. The program includes a videotape and tips on writing a journal. Information, Linda Reid, 782-8210.

Ski tour

California State Parks will sponsor a ski tour at Grover Hot Springs State Park, Feb. 13. This trek is for those who already have a basic knowledge of cross-country skiing and is semi-easy ski with good, gentle, practice hills. The tour is five to six miles round-trip, 4-5 hours. Participants will meet 10 a.m. at the Red Lakes parking area off Highway 88. They should take cross-country skis, lunch, camera, sunscreen and sunglasses. Information, (530) 694-2248.

Prostate cancer group

The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacist Kirk C. Wentworth will speak at the Feb. 10 meeting of the Carson Prostate Cancer Support Group, 7 p.m., at the Cancer Resource Center, 990 N. Minnesota, Carson City. The group meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. Information, Dave Bernard, 882-5264.


The Douglas County Community Access Television Board of Directors will meet Feb. 15, 3:30 p.m., at the Minden Inn, Room 201 (1594 Esmeralda Avenue, 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.

Christian women

Collectors may share the treasures they collect at the Carson City Christian women’s Club buffet luncheon, Feb. 15, noon to 2 p.m. at the Carson Station Grill and Rotisserie, 1105 South Carson St., Carson City. Betty Childs of Byrn, Calif. ,will tell her story of becoming “A New Woman with a New Image.” Musical guest is Daryll Wells. Tickets are $14.50 inclusive. Complimentary child care will be provided by reservation only. Information or reservations, 829-1413.

JVES dance.

A party night will be held Feb. 11, 5:45-8:30 p.m., at Jacks Valley Elementary School, with fun, food and dance for all area 4th, 5th and 6th graders. Admission is $4. There will be cotton candy and sno-cones, door prizes, pizza and soda. Music will be provided Dan Kim and Rockit Productions.

Bilingual storytime

The Douglas County Public Library will present a bilingual story hour Feb. 12, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Minden library. Library Technician Michelle Rachal will read stories in English and Spanish. Children of all ages and their families are welcome. Information, 782-9841.

Kiwanis show. The Kiwanis Club’s Stars of Tomorrow 2000 show, featuring 19 acts by Valley young people, will be held at Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School cafetorium, Feb. 12, 8 p.m. The show will raise funds for scholarships to the first, second and third place winners, with the financial help of Minden Urgent Care. Awards will also be presented for graphic art, photography, drawing, painting and pottery.