North Tahoe-Truckee community briefs: Week of Aug. 22, 2016 |

North Tahoe-Truckee community briefs: Week of Aug. 22, 2016

Coming Friday: 2016 Best Of results

During the month of July, the Sierra Sun and North Lake Tahoe Bonanza conducted the 2016 Best Of North Lake Tahoe & Truckee online contest.

After the contest wrapped on July 31, more than 54,000 votes were tallied from this year’s entries, 100 percent of which were write-ins from residents and visitors.

Results from 112 categories will be announced online Friday, Aug. 26, at, and you can also find the winners, runners-up and honorable mentions in a special 40-page section that will be inserted in the Friday, Aug. 26, edition of the Sierra Sun.

If you want to learn more about how we can market your business, or if you have questions about the contest, email Sun-Bonanza Advertising Director Ben Rogers at

InnerRhythms ‘Midsummer Nightmare’ production this weekend

Local nonprofit InnerRhythms Dance Centre will proudly present its 2016 Midsummer Nightmare production, TOTEMS, at the majestic Sand Harbor stage on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 26-27.

Joining the cast of TOTEMS is a powerhouse of guest artists ranging from Cirque du Soleil to Madonna videos. TOTEMS tells the story of man’s kinship with nature’s creatures and the power of the natural world through a spellbinding performance.

TOTEMS will ignite the audience’s spirit and leave them affected long after the lights go out. For info and tickets, go to

Regional Toastmasters International meetings

There are a number of Toastmasters International meetings that take place in the Truckee-North Tahoe region. Clubs offer a friendly, supportive and enjoyable environment in which members improve their communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth. 

Anyone 18 and older can be a member; residents are invited to attend one of the following local club meetings to learn more:

Truckee Talkers Club meets Tuesdays from noon-1 p.m. at the Truckee-Donner PUD Boardroom, 11570 Donner Pass Road, Truckee.

Jibboom Street Club meets Wednesdays from 7:30-8:30 a.m. at the Truckee Airport Community Room, 10356 Truckee Airport Road, Truckee.

Blue Tahoe Club meets Fridays from 7:15-8:15 a.m. at the Tahoe Community Art Center, 380 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe City.

Tahoe Toasted Nuts meets the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Non-Profit Center (Parasol) meeting room, 948 Incline Way, Incline Village.

Email or find a club near you at to learn more.

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