The Yerington Chapter of the IBEW 1245 Retirees Club presented checks in the amount of $250 each to the Soroptimist Club and Walker River Youth Baseball for their services to the community of Yerington. The donations were made from the IBEW 1245 Community Fund.
The Yerington Soroptimist holds a “Bunko Tournament” fund raiser annually for breast cancer awareness month. The proceeds benefit the breast cancer project, which includes funding for advanced diagnostics and support for women undergoing treatment.
Walker River Youth Baseball is a program for youth, ages four to 14. The program begins in March and runs through July. Approximately 280 youth players participated in this program in 2013.