April 2

There will be a "Pride In Our Heritage" committee meeting at 6 p. m. on April 2 at the Pershing County Community Center. Local history enthusiasts are invited to share their stories and ideas for upcoming events in celebration of Pershing County's heritage.

April 22

A Rural Veterans Service Officer (RVSO) will be in Lovelock, April 22, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Pershing County Community Center, 820 6th St. to allow veterans, military personnel and family members to meet with a representative of the Nevada Department of Veterans Services to learn about benefits and services they may be eligible for but unaware of.

Appointments are encouraged, as many outreach events fill up quickly. Walk-in appointments are welcome, but will be seen only if time permits.

To schedule an advanced appointment, contact Pamela (775) 688-1653. Veterans are advised to bring a copy of their DD-214 discharge document, current VA paperwork, medical information and banking account information. If the claim involves dependents, bring birth certificates, current and prior marriage certificates, divorce decrees, and social security numbers.

April 26

Steak and Lobster Dinner - MKC Rodeo Productions fundraiser for 2014 Hell on Hooves rodeo will take place at the Pershing County Community Center April 26; cocktails 6 p.m.; dinner 7 p.m. Auction and music following dinner. Tickets $30 each. On sale now at Crazy Corners Saloon.


Easter Week Services

Grace St Francis Community - Easter Week schedule begins on Sunday, April 13, with Bible study at 9:00 a.m. followed by our 10:00 a.m. Palm Sunday service. We will have our monthly potluck lunch following the service. Pastor Mike Northrup will be in the pulpit. Good Friday services will be at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Kathy Jakolat. Sunday, April 20 begins with our Bible study at 9:00 a.m. Easter Sunday service will be at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Kathy Jaakolat.

Senior Center Birdhouse Raffle

The Pershing County Senior Center is now accepting birdhouses for its annual birdhouse raffle. Birdhouses will be accepted until April 26. The raffle will take place May 2 at the center's lunchtime. Call 273-2291 for more information.

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 schardine@sbcglobal.net

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.

Animal control

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.


Food bank

Lovelock Community Food Bank is serving at the corner of 8th and Franklin 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 Speedway meeting

November - March, general meetings are held every other Thursday at 6 p.m. April - October general meetings held the Thursday prior to each scheduled race. Lovelock Speedway is seeking volunteers for various positions. If you are interested in helping out during the 2012 season, or want more information, please contact Maury Nelsen at (775) 842-5813 or go to lovelockspeedway.com.

Pershing County Recreation Board

First Thursday, 7:30 p.m. - The Pershing County Recreation Board meets at Lovelock City Hall.

Marzen House Museum

Second Thursday, 5 p.m. - The Museum Board meets at the Marzen House Museum. Call 273-4949.

Domestic Violence Intervention

Second Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - Domestic Violence Intervention board meets at the office in the Crow's Nest Plaza, 1475 Cornell Ave., Ste. 150. Call Flossie Redd at 273-7373.

Chukar Unlimited

Second Thursday, 6:30 p.m. - The Pershing County Chukar Unlimited group meets at the Eagles Hall. For more information call 273-2118.

Senior Center

Third Thursday, lunchtime - The Senior Center celebrates senior birthdays. Call 273-2291 for more information.

American Legion and American Legion Riders

Third Thursday, 7 p.m. - Attention all veterans. The American Legion Post #6 Lovelock meets at the Eagle Hall, 590 Cornell Ave. We welcome new members. Should you have any questions you may contact Al Nullman at 273-0419.