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The Arts Center & Pennington Life Center Day at Greater Nevada Field

FALLON, Nev. (August 8, 2017) - Let’s have Fallon go to the ball game! A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Arts Center and the Pennington Life Center. The game will be August 20th, 2017 at 1pm. The deadline for the ticket purchases is Sunday, August 6th. For more information, call Jennifer Freeman from the William N. Pennington Life Center at (775) 423-7096.

William N. Pennington Life Center - August Activities & Menu

FALLON, Nev. (August 3, 2017) - View the calendar of activities and lunch menu from the William N. Pennington Life Center.

Writer's Workshop - Creative Writing

FALLON, Nev. (May 25, 2017) - An upcoming creative writing workshop will be held at the Churchill County Library on May 9, May 23, June 6, and June 30 from 6:00-7:30pm. The instructor will be Lorel Topken. View the flyer for additional information about the workshop.

Clothing Drive

FALLON, Nev. (May 4, 2017) - We are officially kicking off our event with the request for gently used, clean clothing donations for the Community Clothing Give-Away portion of the event. All donations will be given away at the Annual Fallon Community Day on July 29th. View the flyer to learn how you can donate today!

Diabetes Self-Management Class

FALLON, Nev. (April 19, 2017) - A 6 week workshop for self-managing diabetes is for anyone with pre-diabetes, diabetes, and/or is a caretaker. Call 775-671-7455 to register. View the flyer to learn more about the workshop.

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

FALLON, Nev. (March 16, 2017) - The ASIST program is designed for caregivers seeking to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. Training begins on August 16 & 17, 2017 from 8-5 both days. Location of training is the Western Nevada College Campus at 160 Campus Way, VGH Hall- room 304, Fallon, NV. Fee for training is $60 per person. Room for 30 people. Visit nvsuicideprevention.org to register for the class.

Lahontan Valley News

Reports: President Trump to address American Legion National Conference Wednesday
American Legion officials confirmed to the Nevada Appeal and Lahontan Valley News that President Trump will be speaking to the 99th annual American Legion National Convention. Trump is expected to speak about 2 p.m. Wednesday. About 9,000 participants are expected in Reno for the convention, […]
Good money values
The book, "The Financially Intelligent Parent: 8 Steps to Raising Successful, Generous, Responsible Children," by Eileen and Jon Gallo, focuses on the idea that the way in which parents spend money sends messages to their children about their values and priorities. It helps you become […]
WNC Fallon campus hosts community education classes
Western Nevada College is offering several classes through its Community Education Division. Classes are designed to enrich the cultural, social and recreational life of our community. Course details, fees and registration information are available at http://www.wnc.edu/fallonce or by calling 775-423-7565. Sign Language for Adults: Meets […]
New art exhibit features unique fascination with the West
The Oats Park Art Center had an artist's reception for Willem Volkersz and a gallery walk-through Saturday to present his exhibit on "American Landscapes." Valerie Serpa, executive director of the Churchill Arts Council, said attendees to this year's community-wide reunion will find Volkersz's work fascinating […]
Odds and ends
Sometimes there are topics that aren't lengthy enough for a column but still deserve comment. Today's column is a collection of those. The Democrat Party is broke. According to a new Federal Election Commission report, the DNC finished June 2017 $3.3 million in debt. The […]
Births
Banner Churchill Community Hospital July 3, 2017 A boy, Sterling Cash Henning, to Tyffani Helen Henning and Clint Duncan Henning, weighing 6 pounds 10 ounces and measuring 19.5 inches. July 21, 2017 A girl, Audrey Mae Sinnett, to Nicole Griffin and Joshua Sinnett, weighing 6 […]
Why are dogs so friendly
Leave it up to scientists to question things we take for granted. In this case they have been stumped to come up with a reason why dogs are so innately friendly. Well, new studies suggest it may be a mutation in doggie DNA. The mutation […]

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