Big Heart Band Headlining Aug. 11 ‘All 4 Charity’ King Crab Feed & Steak Cookout

Courtesy of the MEFIYI Foundation · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The Big Heart Band will provide music entertainment at the 8th Annual “All 4 Charity” King Crab Feed & Steak Cookout Friday August 11th at Douglas County Community Center. Big Heart Rock and Roll Band plays classic and southern favorites. More information at this link. Tickets are still available online or at Carson Valley Chamber … Continue reading Big Heart Band Headlining Aug. 11 ‘All 4 Charity’ King Crab Feed & Steak Cookout

Carson Valley Community Food Closet Moves Forward With Capital Campaign

Courtesy of the Carson Valley Community Food Closet · 4 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — “You’re a blessing.” “I don’t know what I would do without the Food Closet.” “It is great just knowing that people care.” Clients of the Carson Valley Community Food Closet share these and similar testimonials daily. Now an army of volunteers, community partners and donors are coming together ensure the Food … Continue reading Carson Valley Community Food Closet Moves Forward With Capital Campaign

An Afternoon At The Pink House With Lillian Virgin Finnegan Aug. 19

Special to the Carson Valley Times · 1 min read GENOA, Nev. — The Centennial Genoa Candy Dance Statue Project committee and The Pink House are hosting a public event to inform the public about the Lillian Virgin Finnegan statue project. It’ll be held at 193 Genoa Lane, Genoa, Saturday, August 19, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Travel back in time at Genoa’s beautiful Pink House, home … Continue reading An Afternoon At The Pink House With Lillian Virgin Finnegan Aug. 19

Douglas County Accepting Applications For The Community Development Block Grant Program

by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Community Relations · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Douglas County is now accepting applications for the 2017 Second Round of Funding of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and the 2018 CDBG Grant Cycle. The public is invited to provide ideas and comments, and present potential projects. An informational meeting will be held at the following time and location: Friday, … Continue reading Douglas County Accepting Applications For The Community Development Block Grant Program

Project School Days Enters 20th Year As Coordinator Marilyn Malkmus Prepares To Retire

Staff Reports · 2 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — After 20 years of coordinating Project School Days to help Valley schoolchildren in need obtain backpacks and school materials, Marilyn Malkmus will be retiring and transferring operations of the annual outreach to the Carson Valley United Methodist Church. Malkmus, who was featured, along with the history of this project, in this article by Sheila Gardner in 2015, … Continue reading Project School Days Enters 20th Year As Coordinator Marilyn Malkmus Prepares To Retire

Minden Block Party To Benefit Local Charities & Non-Profits Aug. 18

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com · 3 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Come Aug. 18, a pair of summer event fundraisers will join forces to throw one big block party in downtown Minden. Mike Schiller’s 2017 Main Street Event car show — an event with roots in the Valley going back 29 years — will line Esmeralda Avenue from 4 p.m. into the later hours of the … Continue reading Minden Block Party To Benefit Local Charities & Non-Profits Aug. 18