Nevada Girls State tea at Governor’s Mansion

From left, Girls State delegates from Douglas: Steph Williams, Leah Heydman, Jocelyn Contreras, Emily Tuggle, Shreya Khosla. Delegates from Carson: Taylor Vizzusi, Genoa Donaldson, Callen Aten and Isabella Favero inside the Assembly chambers on July 5.

by Christine Ritger, President, ALA Capitol Unit 4

Recently  the American Legion Auxiliary Capitol Unit 4 held their annual Girls  State Tea at the Governor’s Mansion. Proceeds from the Tea benefit Girls  State delegates from Carson and Douglas High Schools. Delegates were interviewed and selected based on  academics and leadership qualities both in school and in our communities. Girls State  is an Americanism study program, and delegates are given information  and gain exposure in the affairs of government that will increase their  interest and usefulness as citizens. We would like to thank our  generous donors and supporters who helped make this event successful:

Bed Bath and Beyond
Cactus Jacks/Jackpot Crossing
C-A-L Ranch Stores
Carson Valley Beauty Supply
Carson Valley Community Theatre
Carson Valley Inn
Casino Fandango
Comstock Seed
Downtown 111
Due Sorella
El Charro Avitia Governor’s Mansion and Staff
Horseshoe Club
Ironwood Cinemas
Killer Salsa
Loretta Hetman
Minden Fortnightly Club
Minden Meat And Deli
Red’s Old 395
Reno Aces
Silver Strike Lanes
Slot World
Tahoe Ridge Winery and Bistro
The J.T. Basque Bar
The Purple Avocado
Trader Joe’s
Vaughn Russell Hair Studio
Wally’s Hot Springs

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