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Tahoe-Truckee health, development project updates set for Tuesday

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Residents can get updated information on the community’s health, and the latest on several looming development projects at first Good Morning Truckee of 2015.

Community Collaborative of Tahoe Truckee Director Alison Schwedner will be on hand Tuesday, Jan. 13, to update the group on the 2014 Tahoe Truckee Community Report Card.

The culmination of a three-year effort, the report updates key indicators measured in the 2004 Community Report Card, and provides data and trends designed to help agencies and the community review strategies and programs that creative positive change for children, families, seniors and all residents.

Data has been collected is the following key areas: education; health; economics and demographics; youth substance abuse; and third grade reading.

“A program of the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation, CCTT’s effort provides a really important opportunity for the community to align our work and resources to take on some of our toughest challenges,” TTCF CEO Stacy Caldwell, one of 45 partners of the project, said in a statement.

Also, John McLaughlin, community development firector for the town of Truckee, and Paul Thompson, assistant director for the Placer County Planning Department, will provide an overview on “all the developments in the pipeline for the area and their current status,” according to a press release.

Good Morning Truckee is a community forum presented by the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce to provide timely and relevant information on a variety of topics and create a networking opportunity.

Meetings are open to the public. They are held the second Tuesday of every month at Truckee Tahoe Airport from 7 to 8:30 a.m. Price at the door for general public is $12; Truckee Donner Chamber members pay $10, and it includes continental breakfast and raffle.

For more information, contact the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce at 530-587-8808 or e-mail info@truckee.com.

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