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Hunter safety class to be held Saturday

Staff Reports

The first of two spring hunter safety classes hosted by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will be held on Saturday.

The class will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the sheriff’s office. The second class is set for April 2.

Classes are each limited to 35 students and pre-registration is required. Go online to to pre-register.

Completion of a work book is mandatory prior to attending the class. The work book can be obtained at the sheriff’s office or purchased online.

The cost is $5. Registration fees for students under 18 will be paid by the Carson Valley Chukar Club.

Call the sheriff’s administration at 782-9900 during regular work hours for information.

Cow Pasture golf set for April 2

The Antelope Valley Lions Club is hosting its 16th annual Cow Pasture Golf Tournament on April 2 near Coleville.

The Saturday tournament is set for a 10 a.m. shotgun start at the “Baldo Giorgi Country Club” located on Topaz Lane just off Highway 395 (seven miles south of Topa Lake). Registration opens at 9 a.m.

Cost for golfers is $30. Lunch only tickets are $15. Teams are chosen by a blind draw for the nine-hole tournament. Prizes are awarded to the top three teams.

The Lions Club will provide barbecue ribs after the tournament.

Proceeds go to the Antelope Valley Lions Club Scholarship fund that benefits Coleville High School graduates in memory of longtime coach and athletic director Jackie Georgi.

Call Dave at 530-495-2822, Mike at 530-495-2552, or Clint at 530-495-2935 for information.

Knights of Columbus golf on April 15

The Knights of Columbus Golf Fundraiser will be held April 15 at the Genoa Lakes Golf Club.

A 10 a.m. shotgun start is scheduled. Check-in starts at 9 a.m.

The $85 entry fee includes the round of golf with cart, range balls and lunch. The tournament offers a four-man scramble format. Awards for closest-to-the-hole will be available on all par-3 holes.

Proceeds of this event will allow the local Knights of Columbus Council to support many community groups and events. Entry forms are available at the St. Gall Church office or Edward D. Jones (1389-2 Lampe Drive, Gardnerville). Forms should be submitted by April 1.

Call Ron Bankofier at 782-9102 for information.

Travel package part of Molly Awards

Me-For-Incredible-Youth, Inc. (MEFIYI) is offering a raffle to win an Orlando Getaway Vacation as part of the 12th annual Molly Youth Awards Banquet on May 9 at the Carson Valley Inn.

The grand prize to be given away is a seven-day, two-bedroom condo at the Westgate Lakes & Spa in Orlando, Fla. This resort is just minutes from both Universal Studios and Disney World.

All proceeds will go toward college scholarships for high school graduating Seniors. Tickets are $5. The raffle winner will be announced at the Molly Youth Awards. The winning ticket will have up to May 1, 2017 (one year) to reserve the vacation.

Call 775-781-5954 or email to purchase a ticket or for information.

Applications are still being accepted for Molly Awards recognition to Douglas County students between the ages of 9 and 18.

Nominated student-athletes must qualify in the following areas: Academic excellence, athletic participation and community service. Three $1,000 college scholarships will be awarded to seniors. A nomination form must be postmarked by mail or emailed by April 11.

This event is named in memory of former Douglas High School student-athlete Molly Lahlum.

Email or call 781-5954 for information.

Spring Sports Bash March 29-31

MEFIYI and the Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department are putting on the annual Spring Sports Bash March 29-31 for girls and boys 6-14 years of age.

Instruction in basketball, volleyball, tennis and speed/track will be offered at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center. The basketball camp will be held each day from 8:30-10:30 a.m., the speed/track camp from 10:30 a.m.-noon, volleyball 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and indoor tennis 12:30-2:30 p.m.

The cost for each camp is $75. Athletes need to bring a snack or sack lunch and water bottle.

Call 782-5500, ext. 1, or email for information.

Genoa Lakes Ladies Golf Club season opens April 5

The Genoa Lakes Ladies’ Golf Club will open its season with “open play” at the Lakes Course on April 5.

Women golfers age 18-and-over are invited to join a group that plays weekly tournaments on Tuesday mornings at one of the Genoa Lakes courses beginning in April and continuing through mid-October.

A $5 buy-in is required to participate in the weekly tournaments. Membership dues are $145 and cover GHIN handicap dues, three luncheons, a hole-in-one fund and year-end awards.

Club members with an established GHIN handicap are eligible to participate in Northern Nevada Women’s Golf Association High Sierra Team Play for an extra $5 per year. Team play provides an opportunity to meet players from all over Northern Nevada and play many of the area’s golf courses.

Call club president Mary Zimmerman at 435-655-5267 for information or for a membership application.