Cow County Ball kicks off Saturday
Tribune News Service
GARDNERVILLE – It’s time to don your cowboy boots and hat to help a worthy cause – the semi-annual Cow County Ball kicks off Saturday.
The fundraiser for Volunteer Attorneys for Rural Nevadans and the Domestic Violence Victim’s Assistance Project will be held in Gardnerville this year for the first time, said Odessa Ramirez, assistant executive director for VARN.
The ball is 6-10 p.m. Saturday at the Corley Ranch, 859 Highway 395 South.
The event starts with a chuck wagon grub dinner catered by the Gourmet Cowboy, followed by dancing to the country rock music of Rick Hays & American Steel. There will be raffle prizes and silent auction items, including ski, golf and hotel packages.
More than 100 people have so far replied to reserve seats.
“We can always use more,” Ramirez said, “but we understand times are tough right now for people.”
She said the Corley Ranch will provide an authentic western experience.
“The atmosphere was great. They have a big old barn and a funky bar. It just seemed like a perfect fit,” Ramirez said.
The cost of $50 per person in advance or $60 at the door includes dinner, dancing, and a hosted bar of beer, wine and non-alcoholic refreshments.
A table for eight is $375. There is no charge for children younger than 15. RSVP to 883-8278 or firstname.lastname@example.org
VARN and DVVAP provide free civil legal services to low-income people and victims of domestic violence living in Nevada’s rural communities.
In addition to its staff attorneys, VARN recruited a panel of private and government attorneys in Carson City, Douglas County and other rural counties who provide free legal services to low-income people.
Those who need legal help but cannot afford a lawyer can call the VARN office at 775-883-8278 to learn whether they are eligible for assistance. Information, http://www.varn.org.
Support Local Journalism
Support Local Journalism
Readers around the Lake Tahoe Basin and beyond make the Tahoe Tribune's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.
Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.
User Legend: Moderator Trusted User