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Help Austin's House Win $100,000
Nevada Appeal
GE Bently Donates $5,000 to Austin's House
The Record Courier
Open house at Austin's House May 21
The Record Courier

Austin's House, an emergency shelter for children, is hosting an open house and food drive 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 21.

Third annual Mardi Gras event benefits Austin's House
The Record Courier

The third annual Mardi Gras Magic dinner dance to benefit Austin's House is March 4 at the Carson Valley Inn. The festive fundraiser recreates the party atmosphere of New Orleans on Fat Tuesday with food, music, dancing, raffle prizes and a grand prize drawing for a trip to the Big Easy.

Starbucks donates pajamas to Austin's House
The Record Courier

Employees from 13 Starbucks stores in the Northern Nevada and Lake Tahoe districts conducted a pajama drive for the Austin's House emergency children's shelter in Douglas County. Starbucks encourages partners, friends, families and customers to volunteer in their communities.

Evergreen sales benefit Austin's House
The Record Courier

Sales of fresh noble fir and mixed evergreen wreaths and decorations benefit Austin's House emergency children's shelter of Northern Nevada.

Drive any vehicle in Austin's House Poker Run
The Record Courier

Drive any kind of vehicle in the fourth annual Austin's House Poker Run on Sunday. Registration is 9-10 a.m. at Century 21 Clark Properties, 1674 Highway 395, Minden.

The poker run starts at Century 21 and continues to the Genoa Bar, Jethro's in the Gardnerville Ranchos, Wolf Creek Inn in Markleeville, Iggy and Squiggy's at Holbrook Junction and concludes with a barbecue and live music by Dean Brownell in Heritage Park in Gardnerville.

Construction starts on Austin's house
The Record Courier

There were about 100 people, many with pink shirts and shovels in hand, to break ground on a new residence for abused children Thursday.

The site for the Carson Valley Children's Center, a 5,382-square-foot residence named "Austin's House" as a tribute to Austin Kirby, is on North Sunridge Drive behind the Douglas County Sheriff's Substation.
Children's Center breaks ground June 1
The Record Courier

The entire community is invited 10 a.m. June 1 to celebrate the start of construction on the Carson Valley Children's Center at 3589 North Sunridge Drive, behind the Douglas County Sheriff's Substation.

A special use permit for the center was approved by the Douglas County Planning Commission on May 9.