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VOLUNTEER BEAT The Community Service Committee of the Kiwanis Club of Pahrump Valley is a group that asists senior citizens. We are able to clean your house, make minor repairs, do yard work, read or just visit with a homebound senior along with sharing our volunteers with other orgamzations throughout the valley. If you would like to share some of your time and talents with needy seniors, please give us a call at 727-1038 (Judy) and we will add your name and number to our list of volunteers and call you tbr your assistance as needed. Our hope is that in the future, when one of us needs help, maybe someone will be there. Members: Persons interested in joining Kiwanis and assisting with the following volunteer work, or those 1 &apos; " who would just like to help us help the va Icy s semors. Contractors: Contractors willing to donate time to assist with home repairs. ( Electrical: Electrical contractors willing to volun- teer their expertise to help with electric needs. Maintenance: To provide general help, repairs, paint- ing, etc. Mechanical: Auto mechanics willing to volunteer their skills to repair cars or Plumbing: Plumbing willing to vol- unteer their expertise. THE HUMANE SOCIETY is in need of persons willing to donate their time and skills, orin exchange for carpeting, to call June Frye at the Thrift Shop, 727-8609. There is always a need for help with care and maintainance of the animals. To all Citizens of the Tonopah Area If the NRMC is closed, do you realize fl-6-t we must travel for medical aid? Think about it. We must save our hospital, keep our doctors and nurses. We need all the support we can muster. Please attend the Board of County Commissioners meeting, Tuesday, Februrary 4th, 1997, at 1:30 pm when the matter will be discussed by the board of trustees for the <ospit01. , ,, j Pahrump Valley Gazette, Thursday, January 30, 1997 25 Pahrump Visual and Performing Arts Council A Fiber Arts Showcase will be held February 7 and 8 at the Bob Ruud Colnmunity Center in Pahrump. Organized by the Pahrump Visual and Performing Arts Council (PVPAC), the show will feature a hanging display of quilts crafted by local quilters. A "heritage collection" of antique quilts, needlework and other fiber arts has been gathered fbr display. Sales booths will offer a variety of fiber arts, including quilted pillows, hand-beaded and painted apparel, ribbon em- broidery, leather work, and much more. Demonstrations of weaving, spinning, embroidery, beading and quilting are sched- uled throughout both days of the showcase. A quilt-in-progress will be set up on an antique frame for people to try their hands at stitching. A special showing of children's artwork will also be on display, created by children from Pahrump's elementary schools. Each child will receive a ribbon for participating. One of the PVPAC's goals is "to be a creative resource for the schools, encouraging and promoting participation in the arts among the children of our community," according to Brian Buckingham, President. A fund-raiser reception, "Just Desserts," will be held on Friday, February 7 fl'om 7 to 9 p.m. to open the showcase. Fancy desserts, along with fresh fruit, champagne punch, and coffee will be served, accompanied by special music. Tickets, at $5 per person, may be purchased at The Reading Oasis. Tlaquepaque and Common Grounds. The Fiber Arts Showcase will be open from 2 to 9 p.m. February 4 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on February 8. Admission is free for children and"Just Desserts" ticket holders. Adults will be asked to donate $1 at the door. Proceeds from the showcase will benefit the PVPAC' s building fund to construct a center for all the arts, Buckingham stated. 4-H leaders return from annual conference Emily Cadamagnani and Mary Smith of Tonopah returned home this week from Tucson, Arizona where they attended the annual Western Regional 4-H Leaders' Forum, January 9 to 12, 1997. They were two of 18 leaders from Nevada participating in the conference, designed to help volunteers enrich leadership skills to improve local 4-H programs. More than 600 leaders from 13 Western states, Canada, Guam, American Samoa and Micronesia attended. Workshops covered a variety of topics designed to further the effectiveness of 4-H in meeting the needs of youth in the '90s. One of the most productive parts of the conference according to Smith was the exchange of ideas and the testimonials with other leaders and their experiences what they gained personally and what they were able to return to the community s 4-H Leaders. At the Forum Cadamagnani was awarded the Teen Pinnacle Award, given tbr her outstanding leadership and citizenship abilities within her community, county and state. Thank you to The Station House for providing playing cards as souvenirs to share at the conference. Appreciation was ex- pressed that the cards read "Tonopah, Nevada." Learn more about opportunities for youth and adult involve- ment in the 4-H program by contacting your local Extension office in Tonopah at 482-6794 and in Pahrump at 727-5532. Looking for the Best Cigars in the valley? We have them! 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