Lander County Community Announcements
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 4:00 PM
BMHS community dodge ball tournament
The BMHS Student Council is sponsoring a dodgeball Tournament on Wednesday, Jan. 29, and is open to the general public. You may sign up at the high school gym on the evening of the event at 6 p.m. Teams must consist of six to 10 players and the cost is $2 per player. The tournament is single elimination and the winning team will be awarded $50. Spectators are encouraged to come to the event and the cost is $1 to come and watch and cheer on your team. You may contact Sondra Torgerson at 775.374.1734 for more information.
Christ Lutheran Preschool drawing tickets available
Tickets for Christ Lutheran Preschool's 11th annual February Family Fun Festival Drawing to be held Feb. 20, 2014 are now available for purchase. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. Tickets may be purchased from preschool staff and parents of preschoolers. Tickets are also available at the office of Christ Lutheran Church and Preschool located at 55 Bastian Street (across from the BLM). It is not necessary to be present during the drawing to win a prize. The grand prize is a 2006 Ford Explorer donated by Newmont. Assorted items, gift baskets and gift certificates are among the 100 prizes donated by the community for the drawing. Proceeds of the ticket sales will go toward preschool operating costs and the tuition assistance fund for the 2014-2015 school year. Thirteen students (25 percent of the enrollment) are benefitting from tuition assistance grants during the current school year. The school officials' fundraising goal is $12,000 in ticket sales.
Knights of Columbus Youth Free Throw
Knights of Columbus will be holding a Youth Free Throw Championship. Boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level competition for 2014. The event will be held on Jan. 25, 2014 at 10 a.m., at the Battle Mountain Junior High School gym. Participants must show proof of age and written parental consent. For entry forms and additional information contact Dan Baldini at (775) 421-2118 or (775) 635-2117.
Conservation volunteers needed
The Lander County Conservation District has an empty board supervisor position. The position is volunteer. The board meets approximately quarterly (every 3 months) to discuss possible conservation projects in our County. If you would like more detailed information please call our office at 635-5565 or stop by at 815 N 2nd St. Battle Mountain, NV 89820.
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!
Sober Seniors chorizos
Pete's Chorizo for sale from the Sober Seniors 2014. Buy 5 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.
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.