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Generosity is alive and well in Pahrump by Mary Lamar Gazette Staff PAHRUMP--Saturday's blood drive brought everyone from retired citizens to Sheriff's deputies. People from all walks of life rolled up their sleeves and gave the gift of life. Jan Dolan of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Ladies Auxiliary and this year's blood drive chairperson, was pleased with everyone who came out for this worthy cause. But there were far less people than needed. "There are so many people here, if just half came out what a difference we could make." Dolan recalled her earlier days with the blood drive, in 1980 about 80 percent of the population came out to support this much-needed service. "These days, you're lucky to get 10 percent of the town to show up. Our town is growing so rapidly and we really need people to come and give blood." On October 25 1997 Pahrump will get a second chance to do its part. United Blood Services will be visiting once again. Nye County Deputies would like to take this opportunity to challenge the fire department and the ambu- lance bay to see who can raise the most blood donations. Everyone is encouraged to join all three agencies in a Two local firefighters friendly competition to see who will donate the most blood. The sponsors ask, remember to eat good and healthy meals, drink plenty of water and show up you at the next blood drive on October 25 at the Bob Ruud Community Buildin at 9 a.m. PROTECT AND SERVE- Deputy gives till it hurts Pahrump Valley Gazette, Thursday, August 21, 1997 21 Gazette Staff achieve the title of Instructor One. This most prestigious honor has two men gleaming with pride. Emergency Services Training Division and the Pahrump Volunteer Fire Department are delighted to announce that on November 3, 1996 Captain Tim Taggart, and August 7, Captain John Ashcraft, have successfully completed the requirements for State of Nevada Fire Instructor One. strated the knowledge and ability to deliver instruction effec- tively from a prepared lesson plan. Organizing a learning environment so that learning is maximized, and meeting all record'keeping requirements of authority having jurisdic- tion. This is a certified posi- Service Forum Pahrump Valley Insurance Life Group Medical 727-5700 Phone & Fax Roger W. Burnley C.L,U. From Pahrump to Bishop has you covered! For the latest news, information and the finest music programming be sure to tune to KHWK, broadcasting from Tonopah. If you're traveling the vast distances of Central Nevada's desert terrain you still can't miss us! Member:. Associated Press Great Basin Radio Network 92.7 - Tonopah 93.5 - Beatty 94.3 - Lida and Scotty's Junction : 94.3 - Gold Point 95.9 - Pahrump 103.9 - Bishop, Mammoth and Big Pine 104.9 - Round Mountain 105.5 - Hawthorne Pahrump's Only Complete One Stop Music Mart Instruments; Lessons .Sales, rvice, Rentals & Repair Cammtte Tapes + Compact Disk Pill lrllNm of Music Includin6 bnish Startins at $4J)9 tape $7.1)!11 disc. Over 4,000 Plants in Stock Cactus (702) 727-8155 -Fax (702) 727-6303 201 S. Frontage Rd, PRINTING, Inc. Quality offset printing done in PAHRUMP Monday - Friday 8am/5pm Saturday ~ lOam/3pm Member Pahrump Chamber of Commerce Beatty  of Commerce Death Valley Chamber of Commerce tion and instructs certified classes per the State of Ne- vada. Tim Taggart, was the very first person in Nye County to procure the title of Instructor One; he worked for the state of Vermont as a firefighter from 1985-91. Ta.ggart is currently a resident of Pahr- ump, he started working with the Pahrump Volunteer Fire Department as Captain for station three in 1992. He has six years experience as a wild land seasonal firefighter hold- ing the rank of captain for the Las Vegas Bureau of Land Management. Recently, Taggart took a full time posi- tion with the Las Vegas BLM District where he currently is a captain. John Ashcraft, was the second in Nye County to pro- the title of Instructor He has been a wild land firefighter for two years for the Las Vegas Bureau of Land Management District, before becoming a volunteer for the Pahrump Volunteer Fire De- partment in 1991. Ashcraft is a resident of Pahrump, and currently holds the rank of captain for Station Two. Battalion Chief Steve M. Maison of PVFD stated, both men have been instrumental in the growth of the PVFD, and Nye County Training Division is proud to award them with the Fire Service Instructor Certification. "Both men should be com- mended on a job well done." KHWK l00adio .N.& achieve excellence r. 0rod . , Menlnwdi+e ] by Mary Lamar PAHRUMP--Nye County has its fwst two firefighters to aieve the title of Instructor One. This most prestigic us nor has two men gleaming with pride. 17 i,/_ g A joint cooperative effort between Nye County Office of I &+ I "Vll v aergency Services Trtining Division and tile l'ahrump  mmmmm dunteer Fire Departme at are delighted to annc unc; that on 1 wember 3, 1996 Captain Tim TaggarL anl A lgust 7, .plain John Ashcraft, have successfully co npl,,ted, the luirements for State ot Nevada Fire Ins tructo" O, e. II[ LJOt Instructor I --A fire service instructor who has demon- F-.v