Truckee Tahoe Announcements
April 23, 2009
The Tahoe Truckee Excellence in Education Foundation is announcing its 2009 Golfing for Schools card. Cards go on sale Saturday, April 25 at Porters Sports in Truckee. The transferable pass is only $400 and provides 18-holes of play at seven premiere North Tahoe and Truckee area golf courses. Eight cards per person. Golf courses honoring the card include: Coyote Moon Golf Course, Northstar-at-Tahoe Golf Course, Old Brockway Golf Course, Old Greenwood Golf Course, Resort at Squaw Creek Golf Course, Tahoe City Golf Course and Tahoe Donner Golf Course. Some restrictions do apply; see http://www.exined.org for details. Sold on a first come, first serve basis.
The Agate Bay Animal Hospital will be providing “pay what you can” DHLPPC and Rabies vaccinations, Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for local dogs whose owners could not otherwise afford preventative veterinary vaccines. This outreach program is for apparently healthy dogs,. If your dog has a medical problem or needs medical or surgical assistance, please contact your local Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Call 546-7522 or visit http://www.tahoedog.net.
Enjoy an afternoon of fun and fashion to support North Tahoe seniors and a “safe and sober” post-graduation celebration. The “Class of 2009 ” Passport to Your Future” Fashion Show will take place on Sunday, April 26 from 2 to 5 p.m. in the NTHS theater. Complimentary refreshments will be served. A silent auction and raffle will also take place. Some of the silent auction items include a therapeutic massage, a cruise on the Tahoe Gal, lodging at the Grand Sierra Resort, Squaw Creek Resort and at a villa on the island of Kauai. Tickets are $15 or $10 for children 12 and under and may be purchased at Kings Beach Elementary, Inside Outfitters, The Store and at the door.
Members of Truckee’s Sunrise and Noon Rotary clubs will participate in the annual Rotarians at Work Day on April 25 at the Truckee High School fields and grounds. Rotarians worldwide set aside a day to work on a community project.
“I’d like to think that most of the community derives benefit from well-maintained school facilities,” said Kane Schaller, Noon Rotary club coordinator of the event. “I am happy to see this work done because this clean up has been needed for quite some time.”
Started in 2006, Rotarians at Work Day happens the last Saturday in April each year. Clubs around the world identify hands-on projects members can participate in to help their local community thrive. It is estimated that more than 70,000 Rotarians in 26 districts worldwide will work on this day.
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“‘Service Above Self’ is the motto Rotarians live by, and it’s great to fulfill this here at home in a local setting,” said Jeff Sparksworthy, president of the Truckee Sunrise Rotary Club.
North Tahoe High School Project Graduation is holding a fundraising rummage sale on Sunday May 24 at Tahoe Lake Elementary School. It’s time to clean out the closets and garage and donate. The proceeds will benefit North Tahoe High School senior class of 2009 trip, funding trip scholarships, transportation, and chaperones.
Donations of used items in good condition are being accepted now. Acceptable items include furniture, household and kitchen, sports and recreation, baby things, clothing, cd’s, dvd’s, videos, art etc. Please no computers, or mattresses. Donations will also be accepted the day before the event, May 23. For donation information call 583-1089.
Don’t miss the SOS (saving open space) Glenshire signature clubhouse fundraising event on Saturday, May 2 from 5 to 9 p.m. Dance to live music by talented local musicians and enjoy dinner, beer and wine ” all for $20 per person. Children 0 to 10 are free. Raffle and auction items include kayak rentals, local art, snow removal certificates, lift tickets and more!-
Tickets are available at Glenshire General Store, Cabonas and Between The Notes (also available at event, if not sold out). All proceeds will go toward continuing efforts to preserve valuable open space and wildlife corridors around the Glenshire/eastern Nevada county region. Visit http://www.sosglenshire.org for details or to join the wildlife sightings and letter writing projects.