Northern Nevada Briefly

Diabetes swim event organizers looking for memories

Organizers of A Swim for Diabetes that is planned for June 18 at the Carson City Aquatic Facility is looking to make a memory board to display at the event.

If you have lost someone to diabetes, please submit pictures, letters, etc., to include on our board to the attention of Monica, 444 E. William St. Suite 14, Carson City, NV 89701, or call 775-884-0400.

Fashion show to help historical society

The Douglas County Historical Society's "Second Hand Rose" Fashion Show will be at 1 p.m. April 16 at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 1477 Highway 395 N., Gardner-

ville. Tickets are available now for $15, including salad and dessert bar.

Second Hand Rose and her models invite you to join them in the main gallery of the museum at beautiful tables, with a salad and dessert luncheon, fashion show and shopping for gently used clothing and accessories.

Kids & Horses hires new equine manager

The Kids & Horses Therapeutic Riding Center has hired Cynthia Valentine as equine manager and special programs manger. Valentine's job duties will be to maintain a sufficient number of well-trained and suitable horses for the therapeutic riding program's use.

She also will train new volunteers with horse experience to be horse handlers.

Valentine also will coordinate and teach Kids & Horses new educational programming that will be open to children of all abilities in the community to learn the basics about horses and how to ride.

Information on the workshops can be found at www.


summer-classes/ or call Kids & Horses at 775-691-8185 or e-mail horses@

Kids & Horses has benefited those who are faced with blindness, paralysis, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, autism, emotional issues, amputation and many other impairments.

Scholarships are available for students.

For information, call Alexis Roman Hill at 775-771-5512, or e-mail alexis@kids


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