Pershing County Community Calendar
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 4:00 PM
Girl Scouts Troop 469 will have Girl Scout cookies available at their booth in front of Safeway. Sunday March 9, from 12pm - 2pm. Hope to see you there.
Farm Bill information session - What can the Farm Bill do for you? Find out when Natural Resources Conservation Service and Farm Service Agency comes to Lovelock on Monday, March 10 from 2 - 4 p.m. at the Pershing County Community Center. For more information visit www.nv.nrcs.usda.gov or call Heather Emmons at (775) 857-8500 ext. 105.
March 13, 14, 15
Hunter Education - A Hunter Education course will be offered March 13, 14 & 15 at the Pershing County Community Center. Class times will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. until finished. Students must successfully complete an approved hunting education course before purchasing a Nevada hunting license and must complete all three sessions to become eligible. A class workbook must be completed prior to attending class. This workbook generally requires eight hours of home study to complete. Workbooks are available at Bigh R and Powder House. The class fee is $5 per person. New this year, you must register for class online. You can go to www.ndow.org to register. If you can't go online you have to call Gayle Gregg (775)688-1559 or Chris Vasey (775)688-1622.
Lions Club/Altar Society Corn Beef and Cabbage Dinner - 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Catholic Hall; $10.00 per ticket presale; $12.00 per ticket at the door.
Lovelock Frontier Days Scholarships
Frontier Days Scholarship Applications Due April 1 - Each year Lovelock Frontier Days gives up to 4 scholarships to high school seniors. Our scholarship emphasizes community service, particularly for Lovelock Frontier Days. Scholarships will be based on volunteering for Lovelock Frontier Days (1 point for each volunteer hour), application (possible 100 points) and interview (possible 100 points). Criteria on which the applications are judged: civic activities and other community service (20 pts), extracurricular activities (10 pts), financial need and personal employment (30 pts), GPA (10 pts), letter of recommendation from a teacher, letter from an employer or volunteer supervisor, and a letter from a personal acquaintance (3x5 pts), and thought and time spent on application (10 pts) for a total of 100 points. Submit a cover page with your PCHS Scholarship Application and 3 letters of recommendation to your high school counselor or LFD committee member Marianne Papa (273-1417) by April 1.
Spring League Shoot
The Flying Saucer Trap Club is looking for teams to sign-up for the Spring Trap Shooting League. The league will start on Saturday March 8, 2014 at the trapshooting range located at 1550 Airport Rd. Lovelock, NV. The shoots will be held on the following alternating Saturdays for five shoots. Teams consist of five members and awards will be given for the weekly high gun for both the A-league and B-league. In addition, awards will be presented to the "High Overall Men's Shooter" for both A and B Leagues, "High Overall Ladies Shooter", and the first and second place teams in both A and B Leagues will receive awards.
Any shooter under the age of 15 years old is welcome to participate. All youth shooters will receive free shell and free targets. Youth awards will be presented weekly to the high shooter.
Lunches and refreshments will be available at the shoots. If you would like more information contact: Mike Schottel at 775-273-0206.
Pershing County Senior Center
The Pershing County Senior Center is in need of volunteers. We are looking for more high energy volunteers who can work at least once a week for a few hours. If you are interested in helping others, and have free time once a week during lunch, or have to do some volunteer hours for work, we would love to have you! Please come by the Center any time between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm or call 273-2291 and talk to Stephanie Wenzel.
Pershing County Resource Center
The Pershing County Business Resource Center is now open. It is located at the Pershing County Community Center, Star Room, 820 6thStreet, Lovelock, NV 89419. The center has 4 computers for free use by persons ages 17 and older for business, job, and educational purposes. The Star Room is also used as a classroom, so a calendar of availability can be found at www.pershingcounty.net. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday. Call 273-7144 for more information.
Animal Rescue Group
If you are concerned about the welfare and the control of stray dogs and cats in and around the city of Lovelock, please call Dan at 273-0785 or email email@example.com
PGH needs volunteers
The Pershing General Hospital Nursing Home is in need of volunteers to spend time with nursing home residents, one on one visits and group activities. We also need donations of dollar store items for our Bingo Store. They win gold coins during bingo and bi monthly we set up a bingo store in the facility and let them shop. If you can help please call 273-2621 ext. 467.
Pershing County Library
The Pershing County Library is open Monday and Tuesday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Wednesday from 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Thursday from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Story hour Tuesdays with preschoolers (older than 3) from 10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. The library is located at 1125 Central Ave. For more information call 273-2216.
Lovelock Animal Control Officer Sheri Crim can be reached at 273-PAWS (273-7297) at the animal shelter or on her cell phone at 770-0933. For animal calls after business hours, Crim asks residents to please call the Pershing County Sheriff's Department at 273-2641.
Church of the Good Shepherd Food Bank
The Church of the Good Shepherd Food Bank currently has donated food available for those in need. Pastor D.W. Hutson asks that you call ahead to pick up the items from the church, located at 16500 state Route 400 in Unionville. The church accepts food and clothing donations to give away to those in need. Sunday services at 11:30 a.m. No charge for wedding services or funeral services regardless of membership. For more information call (775) 538-7570.
Daily Mass at St. John the Baptist Church
Daily masses are held at St. John the Baptist Church on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in the Father Vieages Room in the Annex.
Pershing County Water Conservation District
Meetings are held the fifth day of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Water Conservation District Office. Call 273-2387.
Fallon Naval Sea Cadets
Fallon Naval Sea Cadets is a non-profit youth program designed to educate youth from ages 11-17 about the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard. Education includes military bearing, marching, physical training, courtesy, responsibility and much more. Many opportunities are available for advanced training. Meetings are one weekend a month at the Naval Air Station in Fallon. For more information on joining the Cadets call (775) 428-6696.
NA Saturday Night Live
Narcotics Anonymous "Saturday Night Live" group meets at the Pershing County Community Center each Saturday from 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. For more information call (775) 427-3727.
Third Saturday, 7 p.m. - Cowboy Church is held on the third Saturday of the month at 1035 Cornell Ave. at 7 p.m. (where Creekside Variety Store was) Live music. Harmony Ranch Ministry, Pastor Diana Gonzalez. Call for more information (775) 867-3100. Everyone is welcome!
New Life Fellowship Assembly of God
The church is located at 515 12th St. (corner of 12th Street and Elmhurst Avenue). Office hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Wednesday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. For more information call (775) 273-2453 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Service times are: Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Service and Kids' Church (ages 4-12) at 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Evening Prayer Encounter at 6 p.m.; Wednesday Evening Bible Study at 6:30 p.m.
First Baptist Church
The church is located at 900 Western Ave., Lovelock. Sunday school at 10 a.m. and church services at 11 a.m. each Sunday.
Antique Church every Sunday morning. Old fashioned hymns, old fashioned preaching! The old stuff that is very valuable.
Sunday School at 10 a.m.; Morning Worship at 11 a.m.; Tuesday night Bible study at 6 p.m. We are on the corner of 9th St. and Franklin Ave. Call for more information: 273-7889.
Grace St Francis Community Church
Grace St Francis Community Church has a weekly Bible Study Sundays at 9:00 a.m. We are studying "The Bible Speaks to Me", A journey through the Bible from Genesis to Acts. On the third Sunday we have a potluck lunch following our 10 a.m. service. Come and join us. We are located at the corner of 8th Street and Cornell Avenue.
Lovelock Lions Club
Every Monday, Noon - The Lovelock Lions Club meets at Sturgeons.
Lovelock Community Food Bank is serving at 655 Cornell starting at 3:30 p.m. and will close at the discretion of the Food Bank. Everyone can receive free bread and dairy products, but a voucher will be needed in order to receive food. This can be obtained at the county clerk's office.
Lovelock Meadows Water District
Second Monday, 7 p.m. - The Lovelock Meadows Water District meets at Lovelock City Hall. Call 273-2387.
Imlay Town Board
Second Monday, 7 p.m. - The Imlay town board meets the second Monday of every month at the Imlay Community/Senior Center. Call 775-224-8912 for more information.
Pershing County School Board
Third Monday 5:15 p.m. - The Pershing County School Board meets at the district office. Call 273-7819.
Third Monday, 1:20 p.m. - The Frontier Community Coalition meets at the Community Center, 820 6th St. All county residents are encouraged to attend. For more information call (775) 273-2400.
Library Board of Trustees
Fourth Monday, 5 p.m. - The Library Board meets at the Library, 1125 Central Ave. For more information call 273-2216.
Grass Valley Advisory Board
Last Monday, 7 p.m. - The Grass Valley Advisory Board meets the last Monday of every month at the Grass Valley Community Center, 13295 Grass Valley Road.
Story Hour at the Library
Pershing County Library presents Story Hour every Tuesday from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. starting on Sept. 10. Children's interest in reading will be nurtured by listening to books being read and activities with music and games. Children must be at least three years old to participate.
Lovelock City Council
First and third Tuesdays, 7 p.m. - the city council meets at Lovelock City Hall. Contact Lisa Booth at 273-2356.
Pershing County CattleWomen
Second Tuesday, 7 p.m. - The Pershing County Cattle Women meet at the Pershing County Community Center. Call Amanda Burrows at 273-1419.
Imlay Volunteer Fire Department
Second Tuesday, 7 p.m. - The Imlay Volunteer Fire Department meets at the Imlay Community Center. Contact Jerry Monroe at 217-8111, or Steve Montes at 442-0080.
Lovelock Volunteer Fire Department
Second Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. - The Lovelock Volunteer Fire Department meets at the Lovelock Firehouse. Call 273-2423.
TV Advisory Board
Second Tuesday, 5 p.m. - The TV Advisory Board meets in the commission chambers. Contact Jeff Campbell at 857-7432.