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Health announcements for North Lake Tahoe and Truckee

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Free flu shots from Nevada County

Nevada County Health Department, 10075 Levon St., Ste. 202, Truckee, 530-582-7814.

During the month of October, Nevada County Health Department will be offering free flu shots in their office Wednesday mornings by appointment only from 9:45 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, 1-3:30 p.m. walk-ins welcome, no appointment necessary.

Party for Hardy

On Sunday, Oct. 5, 5-8 p.m., join supporters of Whitney Hardy Sugar Bowl’s Mt. Judah Lodge at Party for Hardy, a gala evening fundraiser. The event will include dinner, a live auction with the Simon and Porter, a silent auction and raffle, as well as a no-host bar. The fundraiser will benefit Truckee-born Whitney, who suffered a brain injury when she was hit by a car last February in Boston. A limited number of tickets are available for $50 at Cake Tahoe, Specialty Beads, California Welcome Center, Truckee River Winery, Wild Cherries, Squaw Valley Realty, Mamasake, Tahoe Luxury Properties and New Moon Natural Foods (Tahoe City). Check out the Fighthardy Facebook page or call 530-587-7193.

Free LGBTQ Training

A fun, interactive and safe environment for learning more about what it means to be lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer on Friday Oct. 17, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., TTUSD Board Room, 11603 Donner Pass Road, Truckee

If your organization can benefit from this free training contact the Community Collaborative of Tahoe Truckee with any questions.

Register with the Community Collaborative of Tahoe Truckee at bulletin@communitycollaborative.org or call 530-587-1776.

Be a Challenge Day volunteer

Volunteers are needed for the ninth grade Challenge Days. Join an inspiring day of self-discovery and community. Participate in interactive activities teaching students to “Be the Change” in their lives. Challenge Day Leaders work to create trust and connection by helping ninth-graders step out of their comfort zones through music, games and small group activities. The students learn to recognize stereotypes and labels, which makes them more willing to reach out and connect with new peers. Your job as a volunteer is to actively participate with positive energy and an open heart. Interested volunteers may email kbradley@ttusd.org.

The Challenge Day dates are: Oct. 20 and 21 Truckee High School, Oct. 23 North Tahoe High.

Women Wellness Weekend

Granlibakken Resort is hosting the annual Lake Tahoe Women’s Wellness Weekend (WWW), Nov. 8 and 9. This long-loved program is alive with a complete schedule of speakers, exercise classes, vendor booths, health fair, food and wine. Medical doctors and health professionals present information on nutrition, aging, exercise tips, autoimmune disorders and more. The event starts with an optional yoga class and ends with a Zumba Party on Sunday. WWW is $120.00, additional charge for lodging and continuing education credit. Visit http://www.granlibakken.com or email shawnalee@granlibakken.com for questions.