Current Happenings

Community Heroes Dunk for COWs

Community Chest, Inc. announces its

First Annual Classrooms on Wheels (COW Bus) Fundraiser

photo WHO: Our local heroes from the Storey County Sheriff, Lyon County Sheriff, Storey County Fire, and Central Lyon County Fire

WHAT: Basketball Tournament and Fundraising Competition

Storey County Sheriff versus Lyon County Sheriff
Storey County Fire versus Central Lyon County Fire

The winners play for the trophy in a third game. The second trophy goes to the agency that raises the most money for our preschool kids!

WHERE: Virginia City High School
95 South R Street, Virginia City, NV
WHEN:Saturday May 3, 2014
Doors open at 3:00pm
Free: age 0 to 5
$5: students 6 to 18 and seniors
$10: adults
Please call Pam Abercrombie (847-9311) or Cindy Boyd (721-7176) for tickets or
The event will include:
Pledge of Allegiance by our COW Bus Students
Three basketball games, 50/50 raffle, food and drinks for sale, Cheerleaders, Balloons, Face Painting, Competitions, Sponsor Recognition, Thank Yous, and the Trophy Ceremony
Call Pam Abercrombie @ 847-9311 or Cindy Boyd @ 721-7176


Virginia City’s Annual Community Yard Sale

Community Chest, Inc. (CCI) in partnership with Storey County Community Services Department is hosting the Virginia City Annual Community Yard Sale

Saturday, May 3, 2014 between 8:00am – 4:00pm

Time to spring clean, donate discarded items to CCI, and support Global Voice

(Global Voice is a Youth Leadership Program offered through CCI that provides global community service learning opportunities to youth in Storey and Western Lyon Counties.)

How to donate yard sale items to CCI

1. Donations accepted April 1 – April 22 at CCI on the corner of Main Street and Toll Road, please drop off at the Thrift Store on Toll Road. Call Pamela Abercrombie or Pam Trabert (847-9311) to arrange donation drop-offs if preferred.

2. Please, drop large items at the CCI Yard Sale location on E. Street and Union Street in Virginia City the day of the sale – May 3 – between 6:30am and 10:00am


Would you like to host your own Yard Sale?

1. Virginia City residents – sign up to have your address on the Virginia City Annual Community Yard Sale Map

  • Call Pamela Abercrombie or Pam Trabert at CCI 847-9311 for information or to register your address to be on the map or your table at the CCI Yard Sale location on E Street & Union Street
  • Minimum $5 donation to be on the map (proceeds support the Global Voice Program)
  • Map with your address on it will be distributed to yard salers at the CCI location, as well as directions provided by our Global Voice youth volunteers
  • Or….for a minimum of $5 per table, you can join Pam and Pam at the CCI yard sale on E Street and Union Street. Set up begins at 6:30am on Saturday, May 3

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