PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THE ELKO AREA
Elko County Library
Family History Workshop- 4/27
Elko County Library will offer a free family history workshop on Monday, April 27th, starting at 6:00 pm in the Library Meeting Room.
The workshop will offer a basic introduction to genealogical research, using resources available through the library and at the Elko Family History Center.
The workshop should last approximately one hour. It is free to the public, but registration is requested.
Call Patrick Dunn at the library for more information, 738-3066
Teen Scene Program- 4/27
The Elko County Library invites young adults, ages 12 and up, to Teen Scene Program on Monday, April 27th at 4:30 pm. This month teens will have fun with Duct Tape Art. The Library will supply the duct tape and provided ideas from making an art masterpiece. Don't miss the fun! For more information, please contact the Library at 738-3066 or visit elkocountylibrary.org
Elko High School
Elko High School Boys and Girls golf team will be hosting their annual 4+1 Scramble Golf Tournament with 9:00 Shotgun start on April 25th, 2015. The cost will be $30 per person which includes lunch. Carts and green fees are extra.
There will be a live varsity and silent JV auction as each team must buy one of Elko High School's golf members to be their 5th member. The starting bid will be $10 per player.
This tournament will be limited to the first 30 teams. Please sign up prior to April 23rd. IF you have any questions or would like to take part in this tournament, please contact Varsity Head Coaches- Marc Suyematsue at 934-4798 or Dave McCabe at 340-3069. You can pick up an entry form at the Ruby View Golf Course Pro Shop.
Mother's Day Hanging Basket Sale
Flowers and hanging baskets will be available for the public to purchase. Enter off 13th St. by the ambulance barn and continue west until you see the greenhouse on your left. Sale is from April 27th to May 8th. Hours are from noon to 1:00 and 3:00 to 6:00 pm.
Handmade Grass Roots Uganda items will be available to purchase from the Hospital Auxiliary. Handmade jewelry, baskets, a large variety of African fabric purses, aprons, and much more will be for sale. This sale will be April 23rd & 24th, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm in the hospital lobby. Grass Roots Uganda women will receive all proceeds from this sale.
By wearing purple on Friday, April 24th during purple up for military kids, Northeastern Nevadans can show their support for the children of military families. The event is being promoted locally by PACE Coalition, who is asking participants to email photos of their purple up activities to
so that they can be uploaded to the pace Coalition website. Call 777-3451 form more information.
Each year, during Take Pride in Your Community Clean-up/Green-up, local residents have an opportunity to safely rid their homes of unused and expired medicines. Elko County's Prescription Drug Roundup offers two drug collection locations: behind Sherman Station in Elko's Main City Park and at the Spring Creek Marina. Collection hours this year are 9 am to 1 pm on Saturday, April 25th.
Disposing of unused or expired prescriptions and over-the counter medicines helps keep children and teens safe, and keeps these drugs out of the hands of abusers. During the rest of the year, collection barrels can be found a the following locations: Elko County Sheriff's Office, 775 W. Silver St. Elko, 738-3421; Elko Police Department, 1401 College Ave, Elko, 777-2210; Western Shoshone Department of Public Safety, 1509 Shoshone Circle, Elko, 738-2850; Carlin Police Department, 152 S. 8th St., Carlin, 754-2222; and West Wendover Police Department, 111 N. Gene L. Jones Way, West Wendover, 664-2930.
Take Pride in Your Community Cleanup/Greenup
This year's Take Pride in Your Community Cleanup, Greenup, and Recycling Event has been set for Saturday, April 25th. Volunteers are needed throughout Elko County to give a few hours of time to clean, green, or recycle our public areas that we all enjoy. There are a number of incentives and raffle prizes for volunteers. For an opportunity to leave an everlasting sense of pride in our communities, call 777-3451 or 777-7210. Volunteer and make a difference!
Spring Creek Christian Academy
Enjoy a night of worship with Christian recording artist Lindsay McCaul at the Elko Convention Center. Sunday, May 3, 2015- 7:00 pm Doors open at 6:30. General admission tickets are $8 or $10 at the door. VIP - Meet & Greet- Gold Circle tickets are also available. For more information call 777-1222