Announcements for Truckee Tahoe |

Announcements for Truckee Tahoe

For Goodness Sake presents A Dialogue with the Truthslinger, an informal evening about Truth with Geraldine Evans, Friday, March 20 from 7 to 9 p.m. at For Goodness Sake, 10157 Donner Pass Road.

Google quotations about “truth” ” you will find more than half a million, all of which contain words of amazing wisdom. Some of the most common themes are truth is avoided, skipped over, danced around, hidden shamefully, hidden skillfully, awkwardly, openly, tripped over, ignored, outlawed, punished, slaughtered, diced and sliced, attacked, smacked and essentially an elusive commodity…what is that about?

Geraldine Evans is your facilitator and promises to offer laughter, poetry, prose and an exploration into the possibility of living a more integral life.

Evans spent the last eight years on a personal journey of discovery which has taken her to Ashland, Ireland, England, Germany, Iona, Sedona, Canada, California, New York and workshops in Australia. Call 550-8981 for information. Donations will be gratefully accepted.

Donner Memorial State Park offers a variety of Winter interpretive programs. Visitors are welcome year-round at the Emigrant Trail Museum and at the Pioneer Monument, built to commemorate those who emigrated to California from the east in the mid-1800s.

All programs are free; there is a $7 per vehicle parking fee which also includes museum entrance. Participants in outdoor activities must bring their own equipment. Dress for winter conditions and carry water. Call 582-7892 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.

Donner Party Snowshoe Hike

10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 21. Meeting place: The flagpole in front of the museum. Leader: Veneta Stewart. Experience the winter wilderness through the eyes of the Donner Party who were stranded here in the winter of 1846-47. Visit the sites where they camped then snowshoe through the woods to the shore of Donner Lake for a glimpse of the barrier of Donner Pass. Two hours, one mile.

The Rotary Club of Tahoe City presents a raffle to raise money for polio eradication. Drawing to be held March 24 at Sawtooth Ridge Cafe, Tahoe City, 7:15 p.m. No need to be present but you are invited to join us.

Three great prizes: Sony 52″ LCD Flat Screen Bravia TV, Sony Blue Ray DVD Player, Sony Cybershot Camera with 4GB Card.

Buy a raffle ticket to support Polio Plus, the global effort of Rotary club members in more than 200 countries to eradicate polio worldwide. Your chance to win at Evergreen Restaurant, Subway Sandwich, Plumas Bank, Sawtooth Ridge Cafe, Swigard’s Hardware, EZ-Mail and Uncorked.

Rotary is the leading private partner on the global eradication team, having contributed $633 million.

Tickets are $10, no more than 500 will be sold. For details call Art 525-7879.

Project Grad 09 parents would like to invite you to the Annual Truckee High School Senior Fashion Show. This Mardi-Gras themed event offers an opportunity for the community to contribute to a safe and sober grad night benefiting the 2009 graduating seniors. In conjunction with a fashion show there will be live jazz, savory treats, a raffle and silent auction. If this is not enough to entice you, perhaps a complimentary round of golf to Catta Verdera (a $120 value) with every paid attendee will. Catta Verdera Country Club in Lincoln is Northern California’s only 4 1?2 Star Semiprivate Country Club and we thank them for their very generous donation. We hope to see you at the show. We will be having two performances on April 5th at 1:00 and 4:00 respectively. Tickets may be purchased at Florians, Truckee High School and at the door.

This six-week Golf Performance Training performance training is a small, hands-on group training program for up to six golfers. These detailed training sessions will offer each participant customized training for golf specific movements. Each week you’ll have a high quality training session personalized by Mark Tedsen, MPT and Certified Titleist Golf Fitness Specialist.

Increase balance and stability, build golf specific muscles to add speed and power to you swing, prevent injuries and improve your overall performance.

The clinics take place in the sports training room at the Tahoe Center for Health and Sports Performance (TCHSP) with state of the art golf fitness equipment and indoor driving range. Training sessions begin March 23, from 4:45 to 6 p.m. for six weeks. The cost is $195. To register call 587-3769 or stop by the TCHSP Front Desk, 10710 Donner Pass Road, Truckee.

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