Free Auto Maintenance Workshop to be Hosted by WNC on Friday

    Get Ready for a Life-Changing Workshop That Will Revolutionize Your Auto Maintenance Skills!

    In a groundbreaking event that is guaranteed to blow your mind, Western Nevada College’s Workforce, Career and Technical Education department is presenting a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity – a free Roadside and Preventive Auto Maintenance Workshop! Get ready to embark on a journey that will not only enhance your knowledge but also empower you to take charge of your vehicle’s well-being.

    This workshop, set to take place at the prestigious E.L. Cord Automotive Technology Center located at 2201 W. College Parkway, is slated for Friday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. It is a must-attend for all auto enthusiasts, both seasoned and novice alike.

    But what makes this workshop so unique? Prepare to have your mind blown as you dive into a hands-on learning experience like no other. Led by the renowned expert, Sunshine Haupt, this workshop will equip you with the essential skills needed for roadside and preventive auto maintenance. Say goodbye to expensive trips to the mechanic and hello to self-sufficiency!

    From learning the ins and outs of performing an oil change to understanding the importance of vehicle maintenance, this workshop covers it all. But wait, there’s more! To ensure that you get the most out of this extraordinary experience, the organizers kindly request that attendees bring their vehicles along with them. This way, you’ll have the opportunity to be guided step by step through an actual oil change. Talk about hands-on learning!

    But what do you need to bring apart from your vehicle? Fear not, for we have all the answers. Attendees must come prepared with the year, make, and model of their vehicle or the 17-digit VIN located at the base of the driver’s side windshield. Armed with this vital information, you can visit any auto parts store to purchase the necessary oil filter and oil for your car. Trust us, being prepared is the key to success!

    Now, let’s talk logistics. Registration for this life-altering workshop is now open at We urge you to secure your spot as soon as possible because spaces are filling up fast. For those who crave further information or wish to have their burning questions answered, a dedicated helpline is available. Simply dial 775-445-4419, and an expert team will be delighted to assist you.

    In other news…

    While attending the workshop is an absolute must, we couldn’t resist sharing some other exciting updates from Western Nevada College. Prepare to be amazed!

    Spring 2024 is just around the corner, and it’s time to plan your future. New students can begin registering for spring classes starting Monday. But wait, there’s more! If you haven’t applied yet, fret not. Head over to to kick-start your admission process. We believe in making dreams come true!

    Returning and continuing students, we haven’t forgotten about you! Registration for your spring courses commenced on Nov. 6 through your myWNC accounts. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to shape your academic journey.

    To make things easier for you, we have a comprehensive list of Spring 2024 classes available at Discover a world of possibilities and embark on a future filled with success.

    For those who are considering joining the WNC family and would like to learn more about becoming a student, we’re just a phone call away. Dial 775-445-3277, and our friendly team will guide you through the process.

    Are you a fan of musical theater? Then prepare to be captivated by Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company’s production of “Mary Poppins.” Running for a limited time, until Nov. 19, at the esteemed Carson City Community Center, this show promises to transport you to a world of magic and wonder. Based on the beloved series of children’s books written by P.L. Travers, the production draws inspiration from myths, Eastern mysticism, and Celtic folklore. Immerse yourself in a tale that celebrates the power of imagination. Want a front-row seat to this extraordinary show? Visit for more information and to purchase your tickets today.

    Looking to add a touch of creativity to your life? We have just the thing for you. The Continuing Education program at Western Nevada College is proud to present a unique class where you can make holiday ornaments and trees from discarded books and magazines. Led by the renowned “My Thousand Words” creator, Debbie Lambin, this class promises to unleash your creativity like never before. Each participant will have the opportunity to create a minimum of four ornaments, with the freedom to create more if inspired. The class takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18. To secure your spot and be part of this awe-inspiring experience, head over to and register now. For any inquiries, feel free to reach out to us at 775-445-4210. Let your imagination run wild!

    Now, let’s take a moment to appreciate the enthralling snapshot above. ASWN recently held a Halloween costume contest, and the captured moment perfectly encapsulates the spirit of the event. Thirteen students and employees went all out, showcasing their incredible costumes. Congratulations to the winner, Maggie Densford! A special shoutout to ASWN President Alyssa Butler and Andy Torres for clinching the top three prizes. We love celebrating creativity and community spirit!

    But that’s not all the excitement that happened during Halloween at WNC. Between classes, students indulged in a delectable feast of pizza, candy, and refreshments. The fun didn’t stop there, as they also took part in pumpkin decorating and a costume contest. It was the perfect opportunity for students to learn more about the programs and services offered by the college. And if that wasn’t enough, the Psychology Club organized a prize raffle to raise funds for its functions. Lucky winners walked away with fantastic prizes such as a $50 gift card to Red’s 395 Grill, courtesy of Red’s, a $25 gift card to the Cheesecake Factory, thanks to Bighorn Mechanical, and a $25 gift card to Texas Roadhouse, also courtesy of Bighorn Mechanical. What an unforgettable Halloween celebration!

    Shifting gears to sports, WNC recently played host to an exhilarating event – the Nevada Interscholastic Cycling Association’s season-ending Carson Crusher, presented by Visit Carson City. More than 300 talented mountain bike riders from middle school and high school competed on the network of trails adjacent to WNC’s Carson City campus. It was a sight to behold, with over 1,000 spectators in attendance, leading to sold-out hotel rooms across Carson. This event, along with the Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Runs held in July, solidifies WNC’s position as a premier host for athletic events.

    As we conclude this monumental article, we encourage you to seize every opportunity that comes your way. Whether it’s learning essential auto maintenance skills or embracing your creative side, Western Nevada College offers an array of life-changing experiences. Remember, the choice is yours – will you simply read about it, or will you take the leap and embark on a journey to transformation? The time is now to unlock your potential and embrace the limitless possibilities that await you.

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