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Business briefs for North Lake Tahoe and Truckee

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Hymanson named TERC associate director

The UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center is pleased to announce that Zach Hymanson has been appointed associate director. Zach replaces John Reuter, Ph.D., who served in this position since the inception of TERC in 2004. Hymanson was previously the founding executive director of the Tahoe Science Consortium and a senior staff member at the California Tahoe Conservancy. He brings many years of experience working at the interface between science, government and environmental management, and will continue working in this area with TERC. TERC locations: Incline Village Lab, 291 Country Club Drive, Incline Village, Nev., 775-881-7560 and Tahoe City Field Station, 2400 Lake Forest Road, Tahoe City, 530-583-3279.

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“Knowledge Bites” series announced

The Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the launch of the Knowledge Bites Series, providing business skill strategies broken into digestible pieces. Each session will focus on specific business topic. Two chamber businesses will be featured as a case study, examined by two chamber members who are experts in their field. The first Knowledge Bites will address marketing basics with Donner Lake Marina & Watersports and MPLA Inc. as case studies. Experts will be Dave Sick of Brand Breadcrumbs and Meg Urie Rab of SmallPond Studio.

The first Knowledge Bites will be held June 18, 8:30-10 a.m. at the Truckee Airport, 10356 Truckee Airport Road. Cost to attend is $10 for chamber members and $20 for non-members and includes light breakfast. Registration is required at Attendance is limited to 30 people.

Knowledge Bites will be held third Wednesdays, presented by the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Plumas Bank. The June breakfast sponsor is the Truckee Tahoe Airport District.

Call the Chamber at 530-587-8808 or e-mail

Boosters Club tee sponsorships

The Truckee Wolverine Boosters Club will host its 2nd annual golf tournament on Sunday, June 1, at the Golf Club at Gray’s Crossing. It will be a four-person scramble format and the cost is $125 per person. Check in at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start at 11 a.m. This event will be a fun filled day with raffle prizes, silent auction, putting contest, closest to the pin and long drive contest. Truckee High’s Envirolution Club will have a Trashion show after the tournament and food and beverages will be available for purchase at P.J.’s restaurant during the day.

Tee sponsorships are available for the first time. Cost to sponsor a tee is $100.

Sign up at, call Sharon Fereira at 530-582-9181 or email All proceeds benefit the Boosters Club and the students of Truckee High School.

July 3rd Fireworks & Beach Party

Preferred seating tickets now available for the July 3rd Fireworks & Beach Party — a North Lake Tahoe tradition the North Tahoe Business Association has brought to Kings Beach for 35 years.

The Beach Party will take place 4-10 p.m. outside of the North Tahoe Event Center with food vendors, a beer/wine and mixed drink garden, free watermelon eating, sand castle building and patriotic costume contests, games, music and live entertainment, fireworks, glow toys and souvenirs. Entry into the Beach Party is free.

Back by popular demand, a limited number of preferred seating tickets are available for $12. To donate to the July 3rd Fireworks or for more info visit

One-Stop Business Center for professionals

Are you a professional who’s been laid off? Whether you’re interested in returning to school, learning a new industry, or relocating for a new opportunity, One-Stop Business and Career Center can connect you to a plan of action and results. Special funds are available.

The Truckee One-Stop Business & Career Center is positioned and funded to help professionals just like you. Contact Charlotte J. Hawley at 530-550-3015 or


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