Great Basin College Foundation Director Matt McCarty discusses the college fundraising campaign asking locals to “Invest a Day’s Pay” by donating at least $140 per resident. GBC has also embarked on a sports program which will require matching community donations. The Foundation reported on a successful GBC Dinner Dance Gala this spring. The institution continues to recover from state funding reductions and is eyeing more budget cuts in the upcoming biennium. Students are invited to explore two and four-year degree programs as well certificates and workforce training at www.gbc.nv.edu.
Elko County leaders are honing a final budget, anticipating change as a result of the Barrick Newmont joint venture now known as “Nevada Gold Mines,” and are anxious to learn how the region will be impacted by decisions made at the Nevada Legislature. Commissioner Delmo Andreozzi has identified mental health awareness and suicide prevention as priorities as the community navigates a growing