North Tahoe-Truckee community briefs: Week of March 7, 2016 |

North Tahoe-Truckee community briefs: Week of March 7, 2016

Twin Ridges hosting K-Roundup, SB 277 meeting

Twin Ridges Home Study Charter School Kindergarten Round Up and SB 277 meeting will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 10, at 10046 Church St., Truckee, in the Donner Room.

Drop in and learn about Twin Ridges, meet teachers and view a sample curriculum, and join principal, Dr. Jaynie Aydin, to learn more about independent study and SB 277. Visit to learn more.

Little League sponsorships

North Tahoe Little League fields baseball teams from the West Shore to Incline Village. Consider supporting area youth by sponsoring a baseball team this season.

This year’s sponsorship ($475) prints your company name on uniforms, your company name/logo banner hung at your chosen field, your company name/logo on the NTLL website, and a team photo thank you plaque to hang at your business location. Please sponsor by March 21. Contact Mark Sura at to learn more.

‘Play’ reception this Friday in Truckee

Everyone is invited to the opening reception for the art exhibit “Play” on March 11, from 5-7 p.m. at the TDRPD Community Center. The newest exhibit at the Truckee center celebrates sport and recreation of all kinds. Join us for an evening of live music, refreshments, and playful art. This is a free event, everyone is encouraged to join the fun.

Tahoe Sports Hub event to raise money for SAC

Tahoe Sports Hub in Truckee is hosting a free event to thank customers for their loyalty and raise awareness for Sierra Avalanche Center. The third annual Tahoe Sports Hub customer appreciation party will take place from 3-7 p.m. on Saturday, March 12.

Refreshments and entertainment will be provided for this free community event, as well as a raffle, and the entire store will be on sale with discounts up to 70%, with some proceeds going to the nonprofit SAC.

The store is located at 10095 West River St. Visit to learn more.

Input sought on future of service to older residents

Tahoe Truckee’s Area Agencies on Aging, known as Area 4, has a mission to create and support opportunities that enhance the lives of older adults and their families to be safe, healthy and independent.

In an effort to best serve eastern Placer and Nevada counties, Area 4 is soliciting input via a community survey and town hall meeting on March 16, from 3-4:30 p.m. at Truckee Town Hall, 10183 Truckee Airport Road.

The North Tahoe Truckee Transport Senior Shuttle will provide Œfree transportation for Nevada and Placer residents 60 years of age and older. Call 530-550-7451 to schedule your ride at least two days in advance.

For questions on the meeting, call Tamaran Cook at 530-265-7160. Also, visit to take the survey online.

CATT mixer set for March 17

The Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe is holding its third annual free St. Patrick’s Day mixer on Thursday, March 17, starting at 5 p.m. It will be hosted by Western Nevada Supply, at 10990 Industrial Way, Truckee.

General public, prospective members, new members and existing CATT Members are invited to attend. Light appetizers will be served. Wear green to receive five free raffle tickets, and get ready to play some Ice Breaker Games! Questions should be directed to CATT at 530-550-9999 or Visit

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