North Tahoe-Truckee community briefs: Week of June 6, 2016 | SierraSun.com

North Tahoe-Truckee community briefs: Week of June 6, 2016

Volatility and Investment Trends forum Thursday

Tahoe-Truckee residents are invited to join the Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation for a free forum on Volatility and Investment Trends from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Non-Profit Center in Incline Village.

Attend to learn more about important economic trends, insights and relevant issues presented by Canterbury Consulting and members of Parasol's Investment Committee.

Knowledge is exchanged and shared between the audience and presenters throughout the forum. Forum Panel: Michael Laven, Sean Touhey, Elbridge (Bridge) H. Stuart III, David Hardie and Aaron Moore. Bring questions and participate in this interactive discussion. This is a free event. RSVP to http://www.parasol.org/reservations or call Jean Eick at 775-298-0184.

Free paper shredding event Friday

A free paper shredding event sponsored by the Tahoe City Rotary Club is set to take place on Friday, June 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the LightHouse/Post Office complex on the eastern end of Tahoe City. Visit tahoecityrotary.org to learn more.

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English tutors sought for Read Up program

Want to make a difference in our community by helping others understand/write/use English? The Truckee Library's Read Up Literacy Program is seeking four enthusiastic, knowledgeable volunteer tutors who speak, read and write English well to give individualized instruction to four adult community members who are interested in improving their reading comprehension, writing and communication skills.

A five hour literacy/ESL tutor training will be scheduled during June 2016 at a mutually convenient time. Tutor guides and student workbooks are provided free. For more information, call Rolann Aronson, Truckee Read Up Coordinator, at 530-575-7030.

Pearl Harbor survivor, veteran to speak in Tahoe Donner

December 7, 2016, will mark the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Louis Conter was on the USS Arizona that day and is currently one of only six survivors from the USS Arizona. Mr. Conter, U.S. Navy (retired), served 28 years and is a veteran of WWII, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.

On Saturday, June 18, Conter will speak at the Truckee Tahoe Republican Women Federated salad social beginning at noon. Along with Mr. Conter, Congressman Tom McClintock will also be briefly speaking. The public, especially veterans, is invited to attend this event. For $10, attendees will also receive a luncheon of salads and desserts plus a beverage (beer, wine, coffee or water).

The event takes place at 11025 Mougle Lane in Tahoe Donner. Please RSVP by June 11 by emailing cherylastull@sbcglobal.net.

Truckee Fire gearing up for Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast

The Truckee Fire Protection District wants to invite residents to its 18th annual Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast, benefiting Truckee Firefighters Charitable Fund. Breakfast will be served 7-10 a.m. at Truckee Fire Station 92, located at 11473 Donner Pass Road.

Adults are $7 and children are $5. All proceeds go back to the community. High school scholarships, Relay for Life Cancer Walk Breakfast, and many other community functions are funded by proceeds from the Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast. Stop by before the parade to fuel up for the day's events. Visit truckeefire.org to learn more.

Concours registration deadline extended

The boat registration deadline for the 2016 Lake Tahoe Concours d'Elegance wooden boat festival has been extended to June 30. There will be no late fee associated with entries received up to that date.

At this summer's festival, a Tahoe boating icon will be celebrated with the featured Marque of Chris-Craft Racing Runabouts marking their 80th anniversary.

Presented by Tahoe Yacht Club Foundation, the nationally acclaimed show will be open to the public for viewing Aug. 12-13 at the historic Obexer's Boat Company in Homewood. Visit laketahoeconcours.com to register and learn more.