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by Tribune Staff
Aug 12, 2011 | 610 views | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend | print
RENO — The Alliance with the Washoe County Medical Society (AWCMS) is now accepting grant applications for spring 2012 awards. Grants are funded by proceeds from the annual rummage sale, scheduled for March 3, 2012 at the Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center.

AWCMS is a nonprofit organization whose members are the spouses of physicians in the Reno-Sparks area. The Physicians’ Spouses Rummage Sale, aka the “Doctors’ Wives Rummage Sale,” has been held annually since 1951 and is the organization’s major fundraising event.

The grant applications can be downloaded at or by calling 829-1303 and leaving a message where an application can be mailed. Return completed applications to: AWCMS, 3660 Baker Lane, Reno, NV, 89509. The deadline for applications is Oct. 15. All applications postmarked after this date will not be considered for the 2011-2012 grants.

The Physicians’ Wives Rummage Sale has funded approximately $1,600,000 for local nursing scholarships and Reno-Sparks health and educational community programs.

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