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North Lake Tahoe and Truckee community announcements

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — Content for briefs is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at E-mail for print submissions may be 150 words. Items are published in the print edition news space permitting. To enter community events online, visit, for entertainment

Cannibis Crusades return

KVMR (89.5fm) returns The Cannabis Crusades to the airwaves Friday, Sept. 20, noon-1 p.m. with a stimulating conversation about the benefits of medical marijuana therapy for some types of cancer. Guests will include Dr. Sean Devlin of Highland Springs Wellness Center in Grass Valley and Stage Four cancer survivor, Ed Bost, who will discuss his “miraculous” remission from liver cancer using a highly concentrated form of cannabis oil called Phoenix Tears. Patients are encouraged to call the studio line at 530-265-9555 to share their experiences.

Harvest moon cruise

The Rotary Club of Tahoe City will once again hold their Harvest Moon Dinner Cruise on the Tahoe Gal Friday night, Sept. 20. Enjoy a delicious dinner and watch the sun set and harvest moon rise. Boarding at 5:45 p.m. and cruise from 6 to 9 p.m. For details go to the Rotary Club of Tahoe City website

Small business owners continuing education

The North Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce is providing affordable small business classes to their members (at a discount) and to the public at large in Tahoe City in September. The Chamber has selected choice classes to be presented in their area taught by experienced instructors which will be conducted by the Sierra Economic Development Corporation (SEDCorp). Topics range from Internet Marketing, How to Create an Effective Business Plan, QuickBooks, Survival Tools to Manage Your Business Finances and Thinking of Selling Your Business. For class details call SEDCorp at 530-823-4703 or visit

A World of Peace

2013 International Day of Peace for the Tahoe-Reno area, Saturday, Sept. 21: “A World of Peace, A World of Neighbors.” Free interfaith community event: 9-11:15 a.m., Alternatives to Violence Project workshop, North Tahoe Hebrew Congregation, 7000 Latone Ave., Tahoe Vista, Calif., adults and teens welcome; 11:30 a.m.-noon, Interfaith Peace Service, Tahoe Vista Recreation Area, North Lake Boulevard at National Avenue, Tahoe Vista. For workshop sign-up or questions contact Rabbi Meredith Cahn, 530-546-0895 or Rev. Clare Novak, 775-831-1418. Co-sponsored by United for Action, Alternatives to Violence Project, North Tahoe Hebrew Congregation, St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, Kings Beach United Methodist Church, St. Nicholas Episcopal Church, Center for Spiritual Living Tahoe-Truckee, and Universal Society of Hinduism.

SiGBA welcome back mixer

Sierra Green Building Association (SiGBA) announces the rollout of new lowered membership price structure. Business members may now join for as little as $95 for a “Basic Business” membership. Check out the new price structure at The Welcome Back Membership Mixer is set for Sept. 27, 5:30-7 p.m. at Art Obsessions in downtown Truckee. Take a friend and your business card or brochures to share. SiGBA Green Building Tour, Oct. 26. SiGBA will take tour participants on a bus visiting several green buildings in the Truckee area. Look for further details on SiGBA’s website. For general questions, contact Scott Terrell at 530-214-9156. For membership questions contact Rick Solinsky at 530-587-1920.

Smithsonian Magazine’s annual Museum Day Live

Museum-goers can head to to download a free ticket for Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live! A ticket grants free admission, on Sept. 28, 2013, to the ticket holder plus a guest to participating museums across all 50 states. Area museums participating include Tahoe Maritime Museum in Homewood; Nevada State Museum, Carson City; Historic Fourth Ward School, Virginia City; National Automobile Museum, Reno; and Sheppard Contemporary, Reno. The Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum and research complex consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park and nine research facilities. Approximately 30 million people from around the world visit the museums annually.

Bud Davis Memorial Abalone Dinner

Tahoe SAFE Alliance will be the beneficiary of Wolfdale’s 17th Annual Bud Davis Memorial Abalone Dinner on Monday, Sept. 30. The suggested donation is $95 per person and includes a three-course dinner prepared by acclaimed Executive Chef Douglas Dale, a glass of wine, tax and tip. Seating starts at 5:30 p.m. This event sells out every year, and community members are encourage to make a reservations by calling Wolfdale’s at 530-583-5700. The suggested donation of $95 per person should be mailed to Tahoe SAFE Alliance at 948 Incline Way, Incline Village, NV 89451.

Dine for Ducks Unlimited

The event is Thursday, Oct. 3, at the Community Arts Center, directly behind Moody’s in downtown Truckee. Tickets are $55 per person, or $85 per couple. Buffet dinner is included, along with a full open bar for $20 extra, which includes a commemorative pint or wine glass. There will be a large raffle and auction of some 13 guns, a trip to Costa Rica, a Go Pro camera with gun mount, turkey fryer, hand-carved decoys, artwork, and all types of hunting accessories. Tickets may be purchased at or by calling Keith at 530-415-8328.

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