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Menezes wins flight in men’s club tourney

Staff Reports

Marc Menezes carded a net 66 win Flight A Sunday during Carson Valley Men’s Golf Club individual stroke play.

Menezes won by eight shots at the Carson Valley Golf Course. Marc Prause and Paul Cwalina shared second-place at 74.

Chris Willing and Fred Coons tied for first-place in Flight B at 68, while George Chighizola shot 71 for third.    

Richard Torok won Flight C with his 63. Neil Bain and Willie Tenney tied for second-place at 70.

Jim Tavernier edged John Guidicatti to win Flight D, as they finished with respective scores of 68 and 70. Bob Van Nort shot 71 to take third-place.

Closest-to-the-pin winners were Menezes on the first hole and Dan Essary on No. 18.

Knuth to speak before Rotary

University of Nevada Athletic Director Doug Knuth will be the guest speaker for the Rotary Club of Minden’s weekly meeting on Tuesday.

The meeting will be held in one of CVI’s lower level convention rooms from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The meeting is free of charge and the cost of lunch is $20.

King crab, steak cookout Aug. 11

The eighth annual “All 4 Charity” King Crab Feed & Steak Cookout will be held on Aug. 11 at 6 p.m. at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center.

Proceeds from the event will support Me for Incredible Youth (MEFIYI) and Douglas High School’s volleyball program. MEFIYI’s REWARD Club Program provides life skills, sports education and job-career training for middle school and high school student-athletes.

The Big Heart Rock and Roll Band will provide an acoustic classic rock entertainment that will include raffle, silent and live auction. Tickets are $40 for either the one-pound king crab or 12-ounce ribeye steak dinner.

Send an email to or call 775-781-5954 for information.

Lacrosse clinic, fundraiser Saturday

A fundraiser/clinic is being hosted by the Douglas Lacrosse Club of Carson Valley Saturday in Gardnerville.

The club will hold a car wash from noon-2 p.m. in the Yogurt Beach parking lot. T-shirts also will be sold.

Yogurt Beach will donate a percentage of its proceeds on sales between 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. to help with equipment and other costs.

A youth lacrosse clinic will be held from 10 a.m. until noon at Stodick Park for girls 13-17 who are interested in playing lacrosse next year.

There is no cost for the clinic. Anyone interested may RSVP to in an email.

Girls are asked to bring water and sunscreen, and if available, a lacrosse stick, goggles, and mouthguards If not available, mouthguards will be available at a small cost. Some sticks and goggles will also be available.

Hunter safety class on Aug. 19

A hunter safety class is being hosted by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office on Aug. 19 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

The class at the sheriff’s office administration building in Minden will cover several topics including but not limited to, wilderness survival, gun safety, wildlife habitat and conservation, archery and hunting regulations.

To pre-register, visit and click on Learn and Participate/Hunter Ed Class. Call the sheriff’s administration at 782-9900 for information.

Pancreatic cancer fundraiser on Sept. 16

Three sports — golf, running and power lifting — will be featured on Sept. 16 when the Carson City Kiwanis Club presents its fourth annual Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Golf Tournament at Silver Oak Golf Course in Carson City.

In addition to the golf tournament, a four-person scramble scheduled for 9 a.m., a 5K fun run is set for 8 a.m. and the Carson City Bench Press Championships from 7-9 a.m.

The golf tournament fee is $90 per player, which includes range balls as well as lunch and prizes. Lunch tickets for guests can be purchased for $10. Hole sponsorships are available for $100.

The 5K fee is $30 and $10 for the kids half-mile 12-and-under fun run. The bench press fee is $10 for three lifts, with a variety of categories available.

Proceeds benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network as well as the Carson City Kiwanis scholarship fund.

Contact Robey Willis at for information.