Truckee Tahoe community announcements
March 16, 2010
Send your holiday serviceinformationPlease send faith-based items, from holiday services, potlucks, plays to after school programs to Community Editor Amy Edgett at email@example.com. Item should be 200-300 words and include the 5ws: Who, what when, where, why and how (contact information, phone number, website). Hi resolution photos with credit and identification also welcome. Remember to enter your event/service online at sierrasun.com/calendar with a 50-75 word description.Scolariandamp;#8217;s supports Truckee Wolverine BoostersScolariandamp;#8217;s Markets is now supporting the Truckee Wolverine Boosters through its Friendship Fund. Scolariandamp;#8217;s will donate one percent of eligible sales to the Boosters Club.The Wolverine Boosters will then use those funds to support student activities at Truckee High School. This includes athletic teams and clubs, scholarships for graduating seniors and other staff-supervised activities.Those who already have a Scolariandamp;#8217;s Card can change their designation to the Boosters, by notifying Scolariandamp;#8217;s of the Boosters Organization Number: 2790. Those without a Scolariandamp;#8217;s card can sign up for the store discounts and should also use 2790 as the Organization Number.Of course, those shopping at Save Mart or Safeway should continue to use their Shares Card at Save Mart and E-Scrip at Safeway.The Boosters will distribute $30,000 this school year to support Truckee High School students and is always trying to raise more funds to increase the amount of giving. All are welcome to attend monthly Board meetings on the first Tuesday of each month (other than July and August) at 5:30 p.m. in the Truckee High School Library.Career Day for high schoolThe Rotary Club of Truckee will connect high school students with a broad range of local and regional career options with their second Career Day, Friday, March 19 at the North Tahoe Event Center in Kings Beach. The club partnered with TTSUD to provide bus transportation for more than 280 juniors from three area high schools. Topics will focus on green technology, job trends, service opportunities, local jobs and vocational work opportunities. Sierra College and Sierra Nevada College representatives will be present. Florianandamp;#8217;s Fine Wine and Specialty Foods is providing a lunch barbecue for the students, and several local businesses have donated prizes for a raffle.North Lake Writerandamp;#8217;s GroupEvery Thursday through April 22, 7 p.m. Join fellow writers in a safe, supportive and inspired writing environment. The group will be run using the Amherst Writerandamp;#8217;s Workshop model. Drop-ins are welcome. Each two-hour session will feature a series of prompts, followed by free writing. Some free writes will be 20 minutes, some 10 minutes, some two minutes! The prompts are designed to unleash your creative juices and will vary each week; using photos, music, other works of writing, even smells! After we write together, each writer will have the opportunity to read aloud to the group. As listeners, you don’t critique others, you only talk about what worked, what you liked, and what you remember. Contact facilitator Karyn Stanley if you are interested in joining the group and for location and times: firstname.lastname@example.org.Passover SederNorth Lake Tahoe Hebrew Congregation will hold the Second Night Passover Seder at Granlibakken, March 30, 2010. Seating is at 5:30 p.m. and the service begins at 6 p.m. (sharp!). For more information and reservations, call Rose Orenstein at 546-2559.Attention North Shore knitters!Are you interested in joining a knitting club in the Tahoe Vista/Kings Beach area? The club would be a place to meet and socialize with fellow knitters, crocheters, and other needle-workers. We would exchange ideas, learn new skills or teach skills to beginners. It would be a place for you to work on projects in the company of others with similar interests. If youandamp;#8217;re interested, call Chris at 546-2359. We will set a time and place for the first meeting depending on the response to this notice.TRTA seeking artistsVocalists, choirs, sculptors and other visual and performing artists are invited to submit work samples for Trails and Vistasandamp;#8217; September 2010 art hike that takes place in the Sierra Nevada. Submissions are due by March 31, 2010. Trails and Vistasandamp;#8217; annual art-hike combines thought-provoking and innovative art pieces along a 2.5-mile guided hike for adults and children. The Theme of the hike is andamp;#8220;If Dreams were Clouds.andamp;#8221; Inquires and submissions go to Nancy Tieken Lopez, 10309 Cromley Square, Truckee, CA 96161 or e-mail Nancy@trailsandvistas.org or call (530) 550-8262.After-school guitar classesRegistration for third to fifth graders is now open for Guitar Grooves, an eight-session after-school class offered through the Glenshire PTO and the Truckee nonprofit, Got Music andamp; More. Classes taught by Steven Kershisnik, $95 class fee, scholarships available. Guitar Grooves will meet Tuesdays, 3:25-4:15 p.m. Call Colleen Jackson at 308-5053. Spanish speakers call Reyna Lopez at 386-2148. Classes will begin as soon as enrollment is filled. Please inquire if an instrument is needed. Make homemade cards for our troopsOur nationandamp;#8217;s armed forces deployed in the Middle East canandamp;#8217;t just stop into a drug store to buy a greeting card to send to their family. So Auntie Joan Stamping is going to make 600 handmade cards for them! Auntie Joan organized and assembled all the necessary supplies to make 300 Motherandamp;#8217;s Day and 300 Fatherandamp;#8217;s Day cards. Everyone is invited to help and show their support of our troops in this very personal way, Saturday, March 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Cedar House Sports Hotel, 10918 Brockway Road, Truckee. No crafting experience is necessary. Itandamp;#8217;s fun and easy to make cards by hand. Children over age 5 are welcome. This event benefits Operation Write Home, whose mission is to support our nationandamp;#8217;s armed forces by sending blank, handmade greeting cards to write home on, as well as cards of gratitude to encourage them. Call 582-2080, email@example.com, 12219 Business Park Drive, Suite 14, Truckee, visit http://www.auntiejoan.com.