Celebration of life for BobSasserr tomorrow

A celebration of life will be held for Bob Sasser on Friday, Dec. 1 at 3 p.m. at the VFW Post in Hawthorne.

Job Fair tomorrow at the convention center

A substitute teachers and volunteers Educator’s Job Fair will be held on Dec. 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hawthorne Convention Center. This fair will help those explore career opportunities with Mineral County School District and ways to give back to the youth of the county.

For more information, contact Mineral County Economic Development Authority at 775-945-5896.

prayer night at Trinity Temple Dec. 4

Trinity Temple will hold a prayer night on Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. They are located at 10th and A Street in Hawthorne.

‘Stuff the Cruiser’ event Dec. 9 at dollar general

The American Cruisers MC Chapter 127 will be assisting the Mineral County Toys for Tots program by hosting a “Stuff the Cruiser” event at Dollar General on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All toys stay local.

Winter Holiday Concert set for Dec. 13

Mineral County School District Music Department would like to invite you to their Winter Holiday Concert on Wednesday, Dec. 13. There are two show-. Hawthorne Elementary Beginner Choirs and Bands will perform their debut from 5:30-6 p.m. in the admin building gym. The combined Hawthorne Junior High and Mineral County High School concert will be shortly after from 7 to 8pm.

They have a fun selection of winter music and Christmas favorites as well as traditional band repertoire and important works by J.S. Bach. Please bring your family and support the hard work of these great kids.

Help them buy music and maintain our instruments Suggested donation is $1 per adult. (Not required).

Annual Toys for Tots Run on tap for Dec. 16

A Toys for Tots Toy Run hosted by the American Cruisers Chapter 127 will be held on Saturday, Dec. 16 at 11 a.m. The run will begin at the Mineral County Airport and will end up at the American Legion where there will be hot beverages served. Anyone can attend, cars, trucks and of course motorcycles.

Please bring an unwrapped toy and join the fun for the children.

Hawthorne Christmas Makeover contest

A Hawthorne Christmas Makeover is being sponsored by CAHS.

The purpose of this event is to “bring joy and sparkle back to our town for the holiday season by decorating your business or community organization.”

Decorating has begun but you must contact the CAHS office in order to be entered into this event by Dec. 8 as judging will take place on Dec. 15 at 3 p.m. The winner will receive a revolving trophy.

To enter, visit Diana at 924 5th Street or call 945-2471.

Construction begins on pumpkin hollow project

The Pumpkin Hollow project located in Yerington has moved to the construction phase. The Nevada Copper Corp. announced a development plan to advance the Pumpkin Hollow Underground Mine Project at the 100-percent owned property.

Moved to the construction phase, the corporation will make a construction decision by mid-2018 with possible first copper production scheduled for 2019.

Nevada Copper released a study which states they have found high-grade underground project with reserves of 5 billion pounds of copper with gold and silver deposits.