Community bulletin board

Community bulletin board

Green Goddess
The Green Goddess Market and Fall Harvest will showcase fantastic craftsmanship, including a collaboration between Nevada-US Silver Works and Silver Fox Turquoise showcasing high-quality sterling silver jewelry and turquoise, all handcrafted and mined in Nevada.
The event will take place on October 7 from 4-7 p.m. at the Oats Park Art Center.

Applications of the wishing tree
Applications for the 2022 Wishing Tree program are available from Churchill County Social Services. Completed applications must be returned to Social Services by October 20 at 5 p.m.
The Wishing Tree program provides gifts during the holiday season to Churchill County youth ages 0-17 who meet income and residency requirements.
Applications can be picked up at Churchill County Social Services, 485 W. B St., Suite 105, Fallon during regular business hours.
The Wishing Tree program is made possible by the combined volunteer efforts of the CC Communications Independent Telecommunications Pioneer Association, Churchill County Social Services and community members who donate both time and gifts.
For more information, contact Melessa Walraven at 775-423-6695 ext. 1280.

No-Hill Hundred
The No-Hill Hundred Century Bike Tour is Saturday.
Close out the season and enjoy the start of fall in Churchill County. Spend the day biking through the Nevada desert oasis with a friend and enjoy the beautiful October weather.
Visit our website,, to register.

Crowns Across America
To order a wreath for Fernley’s NNVMC event, go to and click Wreaths Across America for the pdf form, or send your donation to: Nevada Veterans Coalition; CP 415; Fernley, NV 89408.
To order for Fallon, go to Group ID is NV0063 and Slot ID is NVCHCC. Roger Elliott handles the Fallon campaign.

For those interested in COVID testing and vaccine opportunities offered by the county, the timeline is posted:
Vaccines offered at Miners Road Health Site and Pennington Life Center; testing is only offered at Miners Road.
Anyone six months and older is eligible. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Library activities
Stop by the Churchill County Library in October to enjoy its activities for all ages.
“1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” encourages young people to read age-appropriate books before entering school. Book titles are suggested and offered by library staff. Registrations accepted at any time.
In-person “Storytime with Mrs. Jes” offered Wednesdays and Thursdays at 11:00 a.m. Wear your Halloween costume October 26 and 27. Children’s librarian Jeslyn MacDiarmid reads picture books to children and has a craft to go along with most stories. Each session is recorded and posted to the library’s YouTube account for on-demand viewing at your convenience.
Reading with Rover takes place October 13 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Children read books to dogs to improve their reading skills and confidence to a staunchly captive audience.

Learn about 3D printing during participatory workshops without an appointment on October 12 and 26 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Using the library’s 3D printer, make objects that are both useful and pretty and learn about this popular technology.
Virtual reality walk-in sessions take place on Tuesdays from 3:15 p.m. to 5 p.m. Welcome to all!
The knitting club meets Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and Thursdays at 4 p.m. All are welcome, from beginners to advanced.
STEAM sessions with VR are Fridays from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
A problem with your computer or smartphone? Come to the William N. Pennington Life Center on Fridays from 10-11 a.m. and get answers from Technical Services Librarian Joe Salsman, a tech expert!

The Writers’ Group meets Tuesdays at 5 p.m. Find out which region writers draw inspiration from and work in and bring your own manuscript to inspire you.
Check out the Hidden Cave Virtual Reality Experience by making an appointment to don the headset and see Churchill County’s hidden cave from a whole new perspective.

October’s featured artist is Dennis Doyle. You may have seen his work in the halls of the County Administration Building at 155 N. Taylor Street. Come discover his exhibition of petroglyphs from the American Southwest at the library until October.
A conversation with author (and Fallon native) Dale Erquiaga, discussing his book “Three Wives’ Tale” will take place on Tuesday, October 25 at 5:30 p.m.

Business hours
Library hours are Monday, Thursday, and Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. closed on Sundays and holidays.
Call 775-423-7581 for more information on any of the above activities. The Churchill County Library is located at 553 S. Maine St., Fallon. The library website is:

Become a member of the chamber
Would you or someone you know in the business community like to get more involved?
The Fallon Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you to become a member of the Board of Directors.
The chamber provides resources, support and education to help businesses succeed. The chamber is currently working on vocational training, internships and scholarship programs for promising young people who want to enter the business world.

The chamber understands that it is made up of small businesses and wants to provide all the resources you need to run a successful business at the local, state and federal level.

The chamber works hard to represent the local business community, but as a 501(c)6 nonprofit organization, the chamber relies on its members and board of directors to partner with us to serve businesses. and our community as a whole! Many people wonder what exactly the Chamber of Commerce is.

By definition, a chamber of commerce is a local business organization whose purpose is to promote business interests. Business owners in towns and cities form these local societies to represent the interests of the business community. Local Chambers work at the grassroots level to bring the business community together to develop strong local networks, which can result in business-to-business exchange.

In most cases, local chambers work with their local government, such as their mayor, city council and local officials to develop business-friendly initiatives.

If you are interested, please nominate yourself or someone you think would be essential to helping our business community.

For more information, contact The Chamber 775-423-2544 or email

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