Tahoe-Truckee community briefs, week of Aug. 17 | SierraSun.com

Tahoe-Truckee community briefs, week of Aug. 17

Donner Docks Cleanup Day this weekend

The first-ever Donner Docks Cleanup Day is scheduled for the weekend of Aug. 21-22, in an effort to clean up trash on the public docks and in the surrounding area. The Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District is hosting the event in an effort to help sustain and preserve the docks at Donner Lake for years to come.

To sign up, go the Truckee Community Recreation Center main office to sign a waiver and obtain orange bags. Then, pick up trash between your assigned docks, and drop off the trash at the lake’s boat ramp Dumpster.

It’s the district’s goal to make Donner Docks Cleanup Day an annual event, said TDRPD spokesman Kyle Jost. Call the district at 530-582-7720 for information.

Boreal ‘Old Timers’ Reunion set for Sept. 12

Jay Price, general manager for Boreal (originally “Boreal Ridge at Castle Peak”) from 1964 to 1987, is hosting a special Open House/Reunion at his Donner Lake home on Saturday, Sept. 12.

The celebration will commemorate Boreal’s 50 years of successful operation and will also celebrate John Booth’s 40 years of service to Boreal.

Jay, no 84, is hoping for a great turnout of former employees who worked under his management and are still in the area. If you read this invitation and are in touch with any former employees living out of the area, please give them a call and encourage them to also attend.

Jay has begun reaching out to former employees including Jim Adams, Bill Sim, Mike Hinrichs, John Booth, Norm and Alice Nicholls, Parky and Chris May, Charlie and Diane White, Roxanne Duffield, Betty Baker and others.

The reunion will take place between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. He and his wife, Paula, will provide hot dogs, beer, chips, etc. and attendees are encouraged to bring something simple to share.

Please RSVP directly to him at 530-587-3150.

Trails & Vistas seeks volunteers for Sept. 12, 19 events

Trails & Vistas is looking for a few more volunteers for the Art Hikes on Sept. 12 at Spooner Summit and Sept. 19 at Donner Summit.

Volunteers can act as a trail leader, caboose, or base camp helper. Volunteers on Sept. 12 will receive a complimentary ticket to the World Concert at Sand Harbor that evening.

Volunteers on Sept. 19 are invited to an after party on the deck of Donner Ski Ranch with live music by Ian Ethan.

Please reach out to elizabeth.wainscoat@gmail.com if you are interested in volunteering.

Truckee attorney contributed to legal publication

Truckee attorney Brent Collinson has recently been published in “Strategies for Family Law in California,” a book published by Aspatore, a division of West Publishing.

Described as providing other family law attorneys with “proven business and legal intelligence from leading lawyers,” Collinson’s chapter addresses key qualities for attorneys in representing clients in California family law cases.

“It was quite an honor to have a request from West Publishing to contribute to this book so other family law attorneys can have a source from the 5 family law attorney-authors throughout the state that were selected to create this publication” Collinson said.

Collinson has been practicing law in Truckee since 1979 and is a partner with Jason LaChance. They can be reached at Info@BCJLLaw.com.

Old Buddies Softball Tournament set for Aug. 29

The Truckee Optimist Club’s Old Buddies Softball Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Truckee Regional Park.

This annual slow pitch softball tournament is open to both local and out of town teams. Emphasis is on fun and camaraderie. Call Jon Traeger at 530 587-7572 for information.

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