Lander County Community Announcements
Tuesday, October 08, 2013 5:00 PM
Foster homes needed
The Sixth Judicial Youth and Family Services and the Division of Child and Family Services is having an open house orientation for those interested in fostering and/or adopting children in the Battle Mountain area. It will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 9, from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. at the Battle Mountain Juvenile Probation Department located at 190 W. Third St., Battle Mountain. For more information, contact Michele at (775) 635-2117. No appointment necessary!
4-H Open House
4-H will be having their open house on Oct. 12 starting at 10 a.m. We will be showing off our new livestock facility that will be available to all youth in town who would like to raise an animal for livestock. There will also be events for the whole family with prizes of all ranges. We will be having an concessions and our leaders will have this year's projects on display. Come talk to our Lego leader's about our "Tribute to Mining" project that we are starting up. Take a look at what's inside our shooting sports trailer. Come see all the opportunities that 4-H has to offer the whole family. For more information, call Tonya McKenzie at 635-5565.
Jacob's Well holding quilt raffle
The youth center is holding a raffle to raise money for movie equipment. They are raffling off a beautiful handmade quilt that was donated by a local quilter (and great friend!) Betty Thompson. The quilt is on display at Jacob's Well. Tickets will be sold until Oct. 31. Buy one ticket for a dollar or six for $5.
Homecoming for Battle Mountain High School will be Oct. 7 - 12. The theme is Level Up to the Longhorns and it is based on video games. The following is a schedule of events. There will be other additional information to follow closer to the week of Homecoming. If you have any questions contact Sondra Torgerson at the high school at (775) 635-5436. For the rest of the week, activities include: Thursday, Oct. 10 - Vanities at 7:30 p.m. at the Civic Center with the bonfire to follow; Friday, Oct. 11 - Parade at noon, football at 7 p.m. against Yerington; Saturday, Oct. 12 - dance at high school from 8:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Sober Seniors chorizos
Pete's Chorizo for sale from the Sober Seniors 2014. Buy five pounds for $30. Stop by Haney's Furniture or call (775) 635-9088. Other contacts: Sheila Campbell at (775) 635-9760 or Misty Quintana at (775) 374-0783.
First Baptist Church offers Services
The First Baptist Church would like to announce services and reach out to families and the youth of our community. Sunday services began at 10:45 a.m. and Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. Youth group will be held from 6 - 9 p.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!
Craft Show at the Cookhouse Museum
Craft show Nov. 1-2 at the Cookhouse Museum. It will be open 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 1, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2. Vendors needed with handmade items only. Contact Salle at 635-2450, Coxie at 635-2582 or the Cookhouse Museum at 635-8584.
4-H fair project sheets need to be signed
All 4-H youth who plan to put static entries (projects) in the Lander County Fair must bring them to the 4-H office to have their project sheets signed. Please call your 4-H/Youth Coordinator Tonya McKenzie at (775) 635-5565 or stop by the extension office.
The Gospel Project Bible study
The Fellowship Baptist Mission began a new Bible study last month and will continue every 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.