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14Thursday, May 1, 1997 Pahrump Valley Gazette NATURAL COLOR DECORATIVE ROCKS * GRAVELS * BOULDERS SANDS IN OVER 100 DIFFERENT COLORS AND SIZES! FOUNTAINS - LAWN ORNAMENTS - BIRD BATHS - CONCRETE & PIASTER ANIIvI_AI , STATUES, POTS COYOTES - CACTUS- DEER - DONKEYS - BIRDS ' or...save money... [ Let us show you how to do it yourself 6i ANY StZE LOADS . ] We also design & place landscapm OPEN 7 DAYS A WLK .,. on Rachel Court- East of Vickie , Furniture Warehouse Corner of Leslie & Irene PEOPLE FOR TREES-A successful fund.raiser for NO TO ABUSE. Pahrump Art & Sol, a fine arts and crafts fair, will be held May 3, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the grounds of the Calvada/Library complex, 2101 E. Calvada Blvd., about 1/4 mile west of Hwy. 160 in Pahrump. Sponsored by the Pahrump Visual and Performing Arts Council (PVPAC), Art & Sol showcases 28 fine arts and crafts booths, a children's art activity booth and junior high and high school student art display. The following local performers will appear between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.: the Pahrump Children's Choir; Martha Reedy and T.H.E. Dancers; Jeff Wales; Scott Riley; Donna's Desert Dancers; and Lynn Peterson. Clowns will be seen throughout We are the Oldest & Largest Fizrniture store in Palmm HELP Recliners ordered at the San Francisco, California furniture show. All came in at the same time. Help us and get a great deal on a recliner for yourselfi $50.00 off on our already discounted recliners Come early For The Best Selection Stratolounger-Douglas*Califomia motion Free Delivery Easy Layaway Hours lOam - 5pro 7 days a week Undersold $50.00 off Coupon Valid Through May 31, 1997 $50.00 off '27-1168 We Will $50,00 off Good For any recliner in Stock ) off Visual and Performing Arts Council the day. Freshly grilled hamburgers and hot dogs will be available, along with soft drinks, bottled water, coffee and brown- ies. More than two dozen artists will dis- play and sell their work in a variety of media, from acrylics, oils and watercolors to pottery and sculpture. Crafts booths feature angels, wooden dalmation puzzles, Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls, doll furni- ture, hand-tooled leather holsters, hand- crafted knives, wood craft, clocks, and much more. The artists and crafters come from Pahrump, Death Valley, Las Vegas, Henderson and Boulder City, according to Brian Buckingham, PVPAC president.. "The goal of the PVPAC is to create an environment for the arts to flourish in our community," Buckingham said. "We in- vite everyone to bring a chair or blanket to sit on and come enjoy a day with the arts." Funds to help buy Arena lights and other town notes by Patti Babcock Some Board members expressed surprise at the spe- cial Board meeting Tuesday night when they were told there is $12,500 in grant money available for arena lights. Buildings and Grounds Director Gordon Scott said the $25,000 grant from the Department of Forestry was split between Simkins Park and the Arena, Board member Steve Rainbolt said, "I didn't know we had $12,500 for lighting for the arena. Scott said, 'Tin doing an update for you people." Charlotte LeVar, chairman of the board, wanted to know why the arena was not on the agenda. Town secretary Peggy Warner said the light bidding for the arena is on the May 13 agenda. LeVar said she though the panels were to be on this agenda. They were discussed curing the "old business" section when the Board voted 5-0 to seek bids for the panels. The information should be available for the next meeting. In other town business, the Board voted unanimously to make May 1, 1997 the closing date for applications for town maneger. They also voted 5-0 to pay $102.48 quar- terly to insure ten people, volunteers and community service workers, who answer phones and perform other duties but are not fire fighters. Insurance for these workers "go lost" during the transition to Public Agencies Com- pensation Fund (PAC). Board member Bob Little abstained when the rest of the board voted to refer the need for "welcome" and directional signs and the removal of one state sign to the Economic Development Task Force. Board member Charlie Gronda said there is a need for 12 signs. Some need only repair, some need to be replaced and a few need to be added. Roger Burnley, a member of the now defunct Pahrump Planning Committee, gave a detailed account of the signs and what is needed. The Board will revisit signs when the task force makes its recommendation.