Showing optimism that things will come up all aces in August, Minden renewed its contract with Hot August Nights for another three years.
The classic car rally based out of Reno is scheduled for July 31 through Aug. 9 and features as many as 6,000 vintage vehicles.
Minden serves as the lunch stop for the annual poker run, where hundreds of classic vehicles are expected on Aug. 5.
Organizer Roxanne Stangle said she felt the annual rally was a good way to attract business to Carson Valley.
“It’s good for the town of Minden and good for the community,” she said. “It brings people to Carson Valley who might not ever find us.”
Stangle said that there are four other towns on the poker run that…