Out & About Community Calendar of events and activities

This new column will help provide information about community service groups and organizations.

To my great delight, I will be updating the public on the many project and events around Carson City to help and inform people. By working as the homeless advocate for the Carson City School District the past five years, I have had the unique opportunity of being involved with several of these amazing organizations.

Enough of my good fortune! Let's get the information out there and help participate with the following local events.

Who: Kiwanis

What: Capt. Ray Alcorn has had a distinguished career as a naval aviator. He will be discussing his eight years of captivity as a prisoner of war in Vietnam.

Where: B' Sghetti's

When: Thursday

Contact: Dan Nevin, president

Telephone: 841-7347

What: Toys for Tots Drive

Who: Marine Corps Reserve

Where: Over the phone application: 882-4317 or 882-4379

When: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Help needed: Purchase an unwrapped toy at participating merchants

Contact: David W. Wyble Sr.

Telephone: 882-7864

What: Salvation Army Community Christmas project

Who: Matthew, Elizabeth, Stacey, Alex, Adam, Bobby, Serena and Nikki

Where: 661 Colorado St.

When: Starting Friday

Help needed: Adopt a child or family, drop of a toy by Carson Toyota or give a call to Salvation Army

Contact: Vi Bibee

Telephone: 887-9120

Next Monday:

Rotary teams up with Advocates To End Domestic Violence and Kwainis delivers turkey dinners for needy families. Stay tuned. This town is great!

Contact me with your information at kimriggs@att.net


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