Northern Nevada Family Magazine

Parent Resource Directory – October/November 2003

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Business Classifieds

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Photographer: "Moments by Marshay": Enjoy a relaxed, personalized photo session in your favorite scenic setting. Perfect for Senior Portraits, engagements or to capture that rare moment in your child's life. Mention this ad for a FREE 8x10. (775) 677-1376
Family Return Address Labels: Visit us at http://www.familylabels.com/ or call for a Free Color Brochure: 1-800-342-9297
Usborne Books At Home
Business Opportunity for Book Lovers! Phenomenal Children's Books you market through Home Parties, Direct Sales, Book fairs or Fundraisers. You Decide! Reasonable Start-Up Cost; NO Large Inventory, No Sales Territories. Join a growing yet proven industry leader and earn $$ now! Contact Jo at 1-888-832-8377 or visit www.usbornenevada.com
Honor your family with a beautiful custom watercolor portrait in your favorite setting. Celebrate the moment! Call for a free consultation. Michelle Gabler 782-4313
Label It or Lose It
Personalized Name Labels with a Difference
Personalized Candy Bars for all Occasions
Your personal message on full-color, glossy wrappers for Weddings, Bridal & Baby Showers, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Fundraisers, Holidays & more!
Call Sweet Expressions of Carson Valley
Shelley 887-1476 or Maria 220-0884
Cherubs-N-Chocolate Dealers
You can receive free candles, accessories, decorating tips and ideas; simply by hosting a candle party! Excellent at-home income opportunities are also available. For more information or to book your party, call Molly: 359-7585
easy living with style

Now is the time, if you'd like to experience a debt-free holiday season!
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Gift certificates, bridal gift registry & fundraisers are also available
Your Princess House Lifestyle Consultant:
Jennifer Dolder (775) 677-8955
Natural Bodycare is dedicated to the business of promoting nurturing rituals through the use of natural products. Our goal is to nurture health, wholeness & individual beauty.

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Treat yourself & your friends to a Home Spa Experience
Catalog & Specialty Classes or fundraisers available!

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See our product line, place orders & get your gift sets now for the holidays!
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Independent Representative #2609
775/829-2035 or 775/287-6900
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Edward Jones
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Call or stop by today for a free evaluation of the investment options that best meet your needs.
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844 West Nye Lane #204
Carson City, NV 89703
Bus. (775) 882-0371
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Olsen's Carpet Care
Now featuring Procyon, an all natural soap free product
that is safe for your family as well as your pets.
Please call 866-4OLSENS or visit our website at www.olsenscc.com for additional information on Procyon, other services available, and money saving coupons.
Mick Olsen • Owner & Operator
Bianca's Maid Agency
$19.00 an hour
Home Cleaning
No Estimate Needed
Insured Bonded
We do Windows & Carpets

Kid's Stuff/Crafts

Shrinky Dinks:
Toys that you had as a kid; such as Sea Monkeys, Magic Rocks, Make a Plate, Cats Cradle & more! Based out of Gardnervile. (Great for parties!) Call for a free catalog. 782-4710, (800) 319-9470,
www. shrinkmagic.com

Help Wanted

Northern Nevada Family magazine
Are you an at-home mom who wants to earn extra money? We are seeking part-time phone advertising salespeople for Northern Nevada Family Magazine. For information, call 883-5515.
Hot Jobs For Cool People! Douglas County Parks & Recreation Division is looking for seasonal and year round part-time help. Benefits and child care are available for those who qualify. For more information call 782-9828 or apply at the Douglas County Human Resources, 1616 8th Street, Minden, 782-9860.
Northern Nevada Family magazine
is looking for help distributing the magazine in Douglas County and the Washoe County area. Call 883-5515 for further info.
Now hiring reps to work from home, 50% commission,
Only $10 for start up.
Career or pocket change-you decide!
Call or email 775-841-5579, 1-877-879-5639
sarahbrown@avon.net (ISR)
Childcare position opening:
The Unitarian Univarsalist Fellowship seeks a childcare provider. Must be good with kids, know First Aid. $10/hr. 8:30-noon Sundays (additional hrs. available).
Call Virginia Castleman, 851-7100. EOE

For Sale


Volunteers Needed

Hands on Northern Nevada offers a variety of short-term, family friendly volunteer opportunities. If you are interested please call our Volunteer Line at 333-8286 for more information. http://www.uwayreno.org/
The Nevada Rural Counties Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP):
has been providing volunteers for community needs across Nevada for over 30 years. Based in Carson City with representatives in all Nevada counties, these RSVP volunteers work as Home Companions, to help keep elder Nevadans independent & in their own homes as long as possible & in a wide variety of other community service settings like libraries, schools, museums, food pantry's, thrift shops, hospitals, sheriff's & fire departments, city & state agencies & many more. Also just recently a call has gone out for basic math & English tutors who are desperately needed for 1 hour, 2 days a week at the high school or at the Boys & Girls Club to help high school & middle school students who are well below proficiency. All volunteers are covered by insurance & can receive a modest reimbursement for mileage & meals if needed.

For more information contact Mike Hughes at 687-4680, or by email at branded@rsvp.carson-city.nv.us, or visit our website at www.nevadaruralrsvp.org.
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Play Groups

Carson City M.O.M.S. Club: Carson based playgroup which meets twice weekly, open to children of all ages. Activities, filed trips, crafts, fun, and friendship! Call Maria @ 841-3956 or Marlo @ 267-2814 for a calendar or information.
Carson Valley Play-Group: Come socialize with other moms. Call for time & meeting location. Call Kathy: 267-1216
Fernley Mom’s Club: Play Group: Meets every Fri., 11am at various locations with activities. 575-6795
Jewish Mommy & Me: All infant to preschool age children and their moms are welcome to participate in this comfortable, social and "kid friendly" environment. Make great friends and join in the fun! For more info call Sarah at 828-2634.
MOPS - Mothers of Preschoolers;
Covenant Presbyterian Church: NW Reno, 746-8118.
First Baptist Church: SW Reno, 323-7141.
Grace Community Church: NW Reno, 747-9000.
Reno Christian Fellowship: S. Suburbs, Reno, 853-4234.
St. John's Presbyterian Church: SW Reno, 826-0990.
S. Reno Baptist Church: 787-9659
New Beginnings Church Youth Center, Washoe Valley, 849-2930.
Hilltop Community Church: Carson City/Carson Valley, 782-7866.

For more information about MOPS, visit http://www.gospelcom.net/mops/
Northern Nevada Mothers of Twins Club: Northern Nevada Mothers of Twins Club: Support group for families of multiples. Meetings 2nd Thursday of each month - 7pm. Hot-line number is 954-5663. http://www.nnmotc.org/
Parents & Tots Play Group: Every Mon. 9:30-11am at South Reno United Methodist Church, 200 DeSpain Lane. (next to Galena High School) Contact Sherri @ 852-7999
RENO MOMS: Need some adult conversation? Is your child ready for a playgroup? We provide age-specific playgroups & newfound friendships with other moms. Lori: 354-1045, TLHendu@msn.com. Visit their website: http://www.renomoms.1hwy.com
"God's Gifts" play group at St. Teresa Catholic Church, Carson City:
Play, bible stories, songs, games & lots of FUN for toddlers & their moms/caregivers on Wednesdays, 10-11am. Call for more info: Terese 885-2110 or Cindi 882-5715
Homeschool Groups: Discovering Fun meets in Carson City each Thursday. Contact Darla at NSrubberstamps@aol.com or 883-9351 OR Ann at atisue.3sigma@775.net or 267-5760
Carson City Attachment Parenting Moms: This is a new play/support group for Moms & kids. If you are an attachment parent, who is in need of support & fun, please contact us! Carsoncityapm@charter.net or visit http://pages.ivillage.com/carsoncityapmoms/index.html
Nevada Playgroups: Nevada Playgroups is a free service providing information to other moms & dad's (and grandparents too!) regarding playgroups throughout Nevada & we also offer a free buddy matchmaking system! www.NevadaPlaygroups.com
PEACE Project Playgroups offering playgroups ranging from Wonderful Ones to Fabulous Fours & Fives. For times/days & info: Carlyn or Cynthia: 355-6880
Mom & Baby Support Network: A group for moms of infants & toddlers in the Carson City area. Interested in meeting other moms, weekly activities, age-based playgroups, community service, family activities, moms night out? Holly: 882-3381 or Anne: 841-4072, or e-mail mommy2grant@msn.com
Family to Family Connection:
Carson City center has a toddler play room available for children 1 yr. & up and their parents. Room includes various play areas & activities. Call 445-3286 for dates/times.
M.O.M.S. (Mothers Offering Mothers Support):
Play groups for children from birth to age 5. Meets weekly by age, plus annual holiday parties. Serving Incline Village & north Lake Tahoe. Established for 15 yrs. Info: (775) 831-8922
Attachment Parenting of Northern NV:
Be with others who believe that parenting is about caring for your child in a consistently responsive, caring & affectionate manner. Davinia: 853-2849, Hope: (530) 993-4813

Support Groups

Northern Nevada Home Schools: Support and Encouragement for Home Educators. Call 852-NNHS for more information and a free brochure. www.angelfire.com/nv/NNHS
Hidden Miracles: (support group for families of special needs children) Sparks Christian Fellowship. Christy: 674-6467 or Kathy: 857-2631
Caregivers’ Support Group: Last Tues. of each month 2-3:30pm. Merrill Gardens, Gardnerville. Sponsored by the Family Support Council of Douglas County & Merrill Gardens. Contact Judy Walsh at 782-8692 for more information.
Diabetes Support Group: 2:30pm-4pm; Meets 1st Wed. of each month. Topic Oriented. Community Wellness Center, 1122 S. Stewart St. (Carson Mall) Carson-Tahoe Hospital. 885-4506
LA LECHE LEAGUE: Breastfeeding Information & Support. (800) LaLeche, (900) 448-7475 ext. 55 Help Line ($1.99/minute), (775) 982-5022 Warm Line, www.lalecheleague.org
I am looking for someone who is seriously interested in coordinating a Parents Without Partners group in the northern Nevada area. 883-5515
For more information about Saint Mary's services & programs, please call 770-3627 or visit the website at http://www.saintmarysreno.com.
Footprints Pregnancy/Newborn loss Support: Third Tues. of each month, 7pm-8:30pm. Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center, 235 W. Sixth St., Reno. Info: 770-3627
CFIDS Support: For people with Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome. Second Sat. of the month, 1:30-3:30pm. Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center, 235 West Sixth St., Reno. Info: 770-3627
Diabetes Awareness: Second Thurs. of the month, 9:30-10:45am. Saint Mary’s Community Wellness, 745 W. Moana Ln. Suite 100. Info: 770-6100
Life with O2 Support Group: Third Thurs. of the month, 10:30-11:30am. Saint Mary’s Community Wellness, 745 W. Moana Ln., Suite 100. Info: 770-6100.
Stroke Support Group: Every other Wed., 3-4pm. Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center. Info: 770-3176
Tears and Rainbows Bereavement Support Group:
Saint Mary’s Hospice in Reno & Carson. Info: 770-3627
Widows & Widowers Support Group: Third Wed. of the month, 7-9pm. Saint Mary’s Community Wellness, 745 W. Moana Ln., Suite 100. Info: 770-6100
Parents of Preemies Support Group (POPS): First Saturday of the month 10 a.m. to Noon Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center, 235 W. Sixth St., Reno. Info: 770-3627
Home School Group: Home-to-Home Co-op is an open home schooling support group that meets weekly in Minden during the traditional school year. We offer classes & activities for all ages. Contact: Holly Tollefson, 267-9638, for more information.
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group:
10am-11:30am; 3rd Sat. every month; People who are raising or caring for their grandchildren can gain advice & support. Washoe County Senior Services Center, E. Ninth & Sutro St. Info & to arrange for child care: Dawn Costa LSW: 353-3112


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nevada: Enhancing children’s lives through exceptional mentoring relationships. Persons interested in finding out more about becoming a volunteer mentor through Big Brothers Big Sisters should call (775) 352-3202 or visit http://www.bbbsn.org/
Boy Scouts of America: For information call 787-1111 or visit http://www.scouter.org/
Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada: For information call 322-0642 or visit http://www.gssn.org/
Boys & Girls Clubs: The Positive Place for Kids in Northern Nevada
Carson City: 882-8820
Reno: 331-3605
Yerington: 463-2334
Kings Beach, CA: (530) 546-4324
South Lake Tahoe, CA: (530) 542-0838

Family Resources

A variety of parenting classes and other programs are offered at the following organizations. Call for more details.
The Children's Cabinet Inc. in Reno offers Community Education Workshops that are designed to offer families in the northern Nevada area parenting information & resources on a vast array of current topics, in a format that is easy to understand. Workshops are also offered at your location with a minimum of 5 people in attendance in Washoe County & in the surrounding rural area. The workshops range from 45 min. to 2 hrs. & are available Mon.-Fri.; 8am-7pm. No charge. For further details & information call 856-6200. www.childrenscabinet.org
Ron Woods Family Resource Center
625 Fairview Drive # 113
Carson City, NV
Family Support Council
1255 Waterloo Lane Suite A
Family Support Council, in Gardnerville offers through their PACT (Parents and Children Together) program, a family-enhanced program, which provides offices and home-based parenting skills and support to families in Douglas County. For more information call 782-8692. www.family-support.org

Pre-registration is required for classes. Free child care on premises for all classes.
Family to Family Connection - New Baby Centers
Carson City: 445-3286
Northeast Reno: 353-5589
Central Reno: 786-5809
Dayton: (Silver Springs) 577-4440
Incline Village: 832-2224
Fallon: 423-8628
Lovelock: 273-7303
Winnemucca: 623-1166
To find other New Baby Centers throughout Nevada, call (800) 742-4545
Parent Education & Child Enrichment (PEACE) Project
Sparks: 355-6880
Fallon: 423-8628
Lovelock: 273-7303
Winnemucca: 623-1166
Toll Free: (866) NV-PEACE
Nevada P.E.P. (Parents Encouraging Parents),
a non-profit agency focusing on parent education & training for families of children with disabilities.
Info: 448-9950


KINDERMUSIK is a music and movement program for infants and children through age 7. Your child will listen to music, sing, move creatively, pretend, listen to the sounds of the world and explore instruments. Kindermusik will bring a lifelong love of music to your child and entire family!
Classes are held in Carson City & Gardnerville.
Please call Vicky Sweet at 265-9199 for more detailed information about classes
Step Into Music
Discover the wide variety of music classes
we offer for young children.

Music for Children!
Ages 2 months to 7 years

Call Valerie at (775) 329-9915
Check our Web site for our class schedule:
http://www.stepintomusic.com or call 329-9915
at Maytan Music Center 777 So. Center St. Reno
Teddy Bear Dancers
is a creative dance program
for children aged 3 to 6 years.
Classes are held at some of the day-care centers in Reno and Sparks as well as at a studio location.
Call Yevette Watts at 852-3732 for more information.
Washoe Tribe Head Start is now accepting applications for Steward Head Start Program in Carson City. Application for the Woodfords and Dresslerville Head Start Programs are also being accepted for the 2003-2004 school year. Enrollment is open to all low-income children ages 3-5 years, including children with disabilities and special needs. Head Start is a free developmental preschool program. Call 265-4191 Ext. 147 for applications & information.
The Brewery Arts Center
Carson City
Call for class listings, registration & fees or visit http://www.breweryarts.org/
NEVADA MUSEUM OF ART E. L. Cord Museum School: Interested in taking art classes? Call Amy Oppio, Director of Communications at 329-3333 or oppio@nma.reno.nv.us or visit http://www.nevadaart.org/
Classes are available for adults & children & scholarships are available for all ages.
Western Nevada Community College
"College for Kids"
WNCC College for Kids offers fun & educational classes at the Carson City & Douglas County campuses. Call the appropriate number below to find out their current schedule and for more information.
Carson City
Community Education: 887-3113
Douglas County
Community Education: 782-2413
VSA arts of Nevada
Reno & Sparks: 826-6100, http://nv.vsarts.org/
Offered at the Sacred Spiral Studio
The Zen of Seeing
Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
782- 4313 for more information

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