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KOLO Interview on Sparks Museum Events

Posted by, Web Admin on September 14, 2018 | News

This was a great time. We may be Sparks best kept secret.

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Last chance Joe Restoration

Posted by, Web Admin on July 17, 2018 | News

Thank you to everyone, who supported Last Chance Joe’s restoration and Paint. The countless interest and efforts over the years have been a tremendous help to the overall outcome.

This is YOUR Board of Trustees with fully restored Last Chance Joe:Front row seated (L-R): Lyle Haven, Fred Horlacher, Barbara YoungStanding (L-R): Donald Abbott, Larry Champagne, Treasurer -Frank Lawrence, Secretary – Dick Dreiling, President – Richard Simmonds, Scott Carey, Museum Director – Tandy Gach, Gregg Shugar,Vice President – Eric Moody. Not shown – Angela Handler.

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Nevada Women’s History Project

Posted by, Web Admin on January 17, 2018 | News

We were honored to host the Nevada Women’s History Project. They were great to look over the files that pertain to our local woman’s history and have them archived in their system. You can visit their site and find valuable information about Nevada culture and history that they have documented.

Nevada Women’s History Project Site

MaryBelle S. and the Nevada Women’s History Project

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Sparks Tribune Features Last Chance Joe Plates

Posted by, Web Admin on December 11, 2017 | News

We are honored to be featured in the recent Sparks Tribune article. They capture our joy and excitement of the Last Chance Joe Plate going on sale December 18th in all Nevada DMV locations. Funds received from the sale of the plates goes to the Sparks Museum Foundation. Angela Crawford uses thoughtful words to express the trials of the this long awaited day. John Bryne of the Tribune took a captivating photo of Richard Dreiling holding the plate up for the viewers.

Sparks Tribune Article

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Our Own “B” St. was featured on Channel 2 News

Posted by, Web Admin on November 13, 2017 | News

Channel 2 News Coverage

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“Building Steam” Endowment Fund Campaign

Posted by, Web Admin on July 5, 2016 | News

Candace Nicol Garlock, right, and Haley Williams screen print T-shirts during the Building Steam fundraiser on June 25. Williams created the I HEART Sparks Heritage Museum design shown here.

The Sparks Museum & Cultural Center held its first fundraiser in the “Building Steam” campaign on June 25. Local artist and museum board member Candace Nicol Garlock screen printed T-shirts with custom steampunk designs created by TMCC graphic communications students, and guests took part part in fun activities to benefit the Sparks Museum Endowment Fund.

The fundraiser kicked off a campaign to raise $10,000 by the end of 2016 for the museum’s newly established endowment fund. The principle amount in the fund is invested more »

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Last Chance Joe

Posted by, Web Admin on December 23, 2014 | News

Last Chance Joe is finally at his new resting home in front of the museum. Here are some pictures of the move. Be sure to check out the video though of the move!

Last Chance Joe from AbbottOgraphy on Vimeo.

Video and Pictures taken by Donald Abbott.

Donate to the restoration of Joe: Donate to Last Chance Joe

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