Lander County Community Announcements
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 5:00 PM
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training will be held July 11 at the Battle Mountain Civic Center at 5:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. This training is specifically for members of the community who are interested in preparing for disasters. For more information, call Keith Westengard at (775) 635-5595.
Rabies clinics to be held July 13 and July 20
Two rabies clinics will be held by the Lander County Sheriff's Office - one on July 13 in Battle Mountain from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the fire station and the other on July 20 in Austin from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Austin firehouse. No need to pre-register. The cost is $29 for a rabies shot for a dog, which includes a required exam. For a cat the cost will be $20. Micro-chipping is available for $25. Distemper/parvo shots are $25. Bordatella is $10.05 and a county license is $5. The county license is mandatory for those who live in an incorporated area. Local checks or money orders will be accepted. No cash.
Nevada Guard Open House July 13
The Nevada Army National Guard is set to host an open house at its Elko Armory, 1375 13th St., on July 13 at 11 a.m. Everyone in the community is welcome to attend.
Crescent Valley BBQ & Drawing
Crescent Valley Emergency Fund, Inc. is having a barbeque and drawing at the Ranch House. The kick off is at 1 p.m. on July 27. There will be door prize tickets and jewelry prize tickets available. Refreshments available through the Ranch House.
First Baptist Church offers Services
The First Baptist Church would like to announce services and reach out to families of our community. Sunday services begin at 10:45 a.m. and Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. All are welcome! First Baptist Church is located on the corner of 7th and Weaver. For more information, please call 635-2055. We look forward to meeting you!
Hospice accepting gently used donations
Don't want to have a yard sale but want to get rid of your good quality stuff? Call hospice at (775) 635-8790. We will pick up your items or call us and we can meet up with you to collect them. Please no clothes or old appliances. We are accepting donations through July 24. We are going to be having our sale on July 27 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Battle Mountain Civic Center. Thank you from the hospice gals!
Kingston days will be going on Aug. 2 - 4. There will be loads of fun activities. Check out the Inside Northern Nevada to see what is going on each day. Come to Kingston and enjoy good food, games, fireworks, music, raffles and much more. Free camping will be available in town Friday, Aug. 2, to Monday, Aug. 4.
Take a drive down and see what all the fun's about.
Free high school sports physicals offered
Free high sports physicals are being held by the Battle Mountain Clinic on Aug. 5. Please call the Public Health Office before July 29 for an appointment at (775) 635-2386.
Ms. Senior Nevada to
perform in Austin
Ms. Senior Nevada rolls into Austin from Las Vegas on Friday, July 12, to perform a variety show to benefit the Austin Senior Center. Twenty talented ladies will grace the stage of the Emma Nevada Town Hall for an hour and 45 minute show featuring singing, dancing and comedy. The fun begins at 5:30 p.m. Kids are free and a $5 admission is requested - all of which goes to the Austin Senior Center. Around 2:30 p.m. a caravan of 40 to 42 people will arrive in Austin to tour the Austin historic museum and courthouse. The Ms. Senior Nevada organization last performed in Austin in 2007 and has run the picture of that visit in their pageant program every year since. Please welcome them with a large turnout and enjoy their many talents. You won't be disappointed! Reception to follow at the Golden Club on Main Street. For information please call Austin Chamber of Commerce at (775) 964-2200.
Lots of 4-H activities going on
Crochet is every second and fourth Tuesday of every month ages 5 and up from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Shooting sports is every first and third Tuesday of every month, ages 9 and up at the gun range at 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Legos Robotics is every second and fourth Thursday of every month ages 5 and up from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Crochet and Legos are held at the Extension Office. 4-H will also be presenting Story Time at the Battle Mountain Library starting July 19 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. It will be every Friday after that at the same time through summer months. Those under 5 must be accompanied by a parent/older sibling or a sitter. For more information, call Tonya McKenzie at (775) 635-5565.
Quilt Show to be held at Civic Center Aug. 3 - 4
The How the West Was Warmed Quilt Show is being put on by the Battle Mountain Quilt Guild and will be held at the Battle Mountain Civic Center on Aug. 3 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will feature more than 100 quilts, vendors and concessions. The concessions will feature local products. There will also be door prizes.
The Gospel Project Bible study
The Fellowship Baptist Mission began a new Bible study last month and will continue ever y Sunday at 9:45 a.m. The Gospel Project is a three-year study from Genesis through Revelation. The study teaches how the Gospel is reflected throughout the whole Bible. There are classes for all ages, from birth to adult. For more information, contact Bob at (775) 635-3470.