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Staff Reports

4-H Bug Club.

The first meeting of the new 4-H Entomology Bug Club will be today, 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.

DHS parent club.

The January meeting of the Douglas High School Parent Club will be held today, beginning at 4:30 p.m. The meeting will include a tour of the Company. A meeting will follow. Bev Jeans will be on hand to answer questions and address parents’ concerns. All parents are welcome and are encouraged to attend. Information, 782-5136.

Republican women.

The Sierra Nevada Republican Women’s Club will hold the first meeting of the century today, noon, at Two Guys from Italy. Guest speaker will be David Byerman, government Liaison for Nevada, who is currently the U.S. Census Bureau representative for the state. He will speak on the importance of the upcoming census report, what’s at stake for the business community and how residents can get involved with the Census 2000 effort. Call LeAnne Lummus at 782-4437 or 265-3702 to make a reservation.

Ranchos GID.

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

Masonic family breakfast.

The Masonic Family Breakfast will be held at Sharkey’s Nugget Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. Information, Vern Gray, 265-2831.

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. 15 at 8:25 a.m. and Jan. 16 at noon.


The Young at Heart Senior Citizens Club will host a Bingo party Jan. 16 at the senior center, 2300 Meadow Lane, Gardnerville. Doors open at noon. Early games start at 1 p.m. followed with regular games at 1:30 p.m. Bring you own daubers. The public, 18 years or older, is welcome. The cost is $7 for a Bingo package and $5 for each additional pack. Free coffee and popcorn will be served. Information, Bill Saurer, 782-0223, or Mary Jane Harding. 265-7074.

Ski tour.

The Carson Pass Ski Tour will be held at Grovers Hot Springs State Park Jan. 16, starting at 10 a.m. and it will last 5 hours. Meet in the parking lot area at the Carson Pass on Highway 88. Participants are asked to bring skis, lunch and appropriate clothing for variable weather. A Sno-Park permit is required. Information, (530) 694-2248. Information on Sno-Park permits, (916) 324-1222.


The Douglas County Planning Commission will host a series of workshops on open space and agricultural preservation. All meetings will start at 6 p.m. The meeting dates are Jan. 18, Old courthouse, 1616 Eighth Street, Minden, Jan. 25, Topaz Park recreation facility and Jan. 31, Old courthouse, 1616 Eighth Street, Minden.

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.


There will be a class for beginning snowshoers Jan. 22 starting at 10 a.m. and lasting for 3 hours. The class will be held around the Grass Lake area at Luther Pass on Highway 88. Participants are asked to bring snowshoes, snacks, water, sunscreen and layered clothing. Information, (530) 694-2248.

VFW meeting. V

eterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Carson Valley Post 8583, Gardnerville will meet Jan. 13, 7:30 p.m., upstairs at Sharkey’s Casino. Information of membership, Bob, 783-1744 or John, 783-1801.

Genoa sesquicentennial. The next meeting for the Genoa Sesquicentennial is scheduled for Jan. 17, 7 p.m., in the Genoa town meeting room, (northeast corner of the old fire house.) Everyone is welcome to attend. Agenda topics include: Carson Valley Pops Orchestra Concert in March, Sesquicentennial Fair plans, grant application and much more. Information, Nancy Miluck, 782-2486.

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 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.

Annual meeting.

The Carson Valley Historical Society will hold its annual meeting Jan. 20, 7 p.m., at the Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center, 1477 Highway 395, gardnerville. The date in the newsletter is incomplete. Trustees election will be held. Information, 782-2555.