Truckee Tahoe community announcements
January 1, 2010
andamp;#8220;The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.andamp;#8221; andamp;#8212; Francis Maitland Balfour
tone Soup Community Soup Night is looking for a volunteers to help organize and coordinate the weekly community soup night for it’s second season. They are also looking for groups of people that would like to prepare and serve soup at one of the weekly soup nights. If you are interested, please contact Penny Fink at email@example.com to receive further information.
The Monthly Pancake Breakfast fundraiser to benefit the Senior Meals program and the Meals on Wheels will be held on Jan. 3 from 8 until 11:30 a.m. in the dining room of the Truckee Donner Senior Apartments at 10040 Estates Drive in Truckee. This month’s sponsor is the Truckee Noon Rotary. Open to everyone! Adults $7, children $3. Come early.
Discounted lift tickets benefit schools, skiers and snowboarders. Participating resorts offer special discounted lift tickets and the opportunity to support Excellence in Education Foundation, which provides enhanced educational opportunities for local students. Tickets are $25 each and available at Porters Sports in Truckee, Tahoe City and Incline Village. Great snow, great price, great cause! Visit http://www.exined.org. The next Skiing for Schools date is Sunday, Jan. 3, at Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort. For more information and updates, call 550-7984 or visit http://www.exined.org.
Experts andamp; Insights: A History of Rock ‘n Roll andamp;#8212; Why Today’s Music Sounds Like It Does. Join Thomas W. Acord, Professor Emeritus of Music, for a musical evening exploring the many cultural, technological and commercial influences that have affected favorite music over time on Friday, Jan. 8, 7:30 p.m. at Sierra College, Truckee. Space is limited so please come early to secure a seat. No charge. More info: http://sierracollege.edu/AboutUs/campuses/tt/deans-lecture.html.
Gather at The Phoenix Executive Building, recently awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver Certification, for an evening of drinks and appetizers as well as the opportunity to meet the owners of the building. Building tours will be available every 30 minutes so donandamp;#8217;t miss your chance to take a peek at this milestone of environmental sustainability in our community. Jan. 13, 5-7 p.m., The Phoenix Executive Building, 12277 Soaring Way, Truckee. Drinks and Hors dandamp;#8217;oeuvres will be served.
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From Hong Kong to Paris, New York to San Francisco, the Falla Guitar Trio has been dazzling audiences with their stunning virtuosity, depth of expression and innovative programming. The Falla Guitar Trio brings a blend of original compositions, classical repertoire and improvised jazz to the Truckee High School Theater Friday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. Tickets: Adults $15, students $5. For tickets, call 582-8278 or purchase online at http://www.artsfortheschools.org/FallaGuitarTrio.Funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, California Arts Council, Tahoe Mountain Resorts Foundation, Nevada Department of Cultural Affairs, Nevada Arts Council, Excellence in Education, Truckee Tahoe Community Foundation, Western States Arts Federation, and the Lahontan Community Foundation Arts For the Schools is a non-profit corporation. For more information, call (530) 582-8278.
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