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Help support Girls on the Run – Sierras

A commitment to healthy living and self respect create the foundation of and#8220;Girls on the Run.and#8221; The non-profit prevention program encourages preteen girls to develop self respect and healthy lifestyles through running. There are several ways to support the local chapter of Girls on the Run – Sierras: Volunteer, become a member, attend Dragonflyand#8217;s nonprofit night or the LUNAFEST evening at the Village at Squaw.

Girls on the Run Sierras. Making a difference in girland#8217;s lives, one girl at a time. Call 587-1690 for more info or visit

Girls on the Run – Sierras has launched a new membership campaign. They invite you to become a member of this amazing local organization committed to educating and preparing girls for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living.

Membership funds help Girls on the Run Sierras reach more girls in the community with a 10-week healthy living and prevention program. There are three levels of membership:

and#8226; $50 individual membership—————

and#8226; $100 family membership

and#8226; $150 sponsor a girl membership

Your Friend of Girls on the Run Sierras Annual Membership benefits include:

and#8226; Girls on the Run window decal

and#8226; $5 off annual Girls on the Run Sierras fundraising event

and#8226; Discount coupons for New Balance shoes and apparel (New Balance is a corporate sponsor of Girls on the Run)

Need an excuse to go out to dinner? Do you love dining at Dragonfly? On Wednesday, Nov. 4, treat yourself to a night out and Dragonfly Cuisine will donate 10 percent of all the food and drink checks to Girls on the Run. You’ll be supporting Girls on the Run – Sierras with a A night of great foodand#8230; in support of Girls on the Run!! Dragonfly Cuisine located in downtown Truckee.

Girls on the Run Sierras will present the LUNAFEST National Touring Film Festival, featuring award-winning short films by, for and about women on Saturday, Nov. 14, at 6 p.m. at the Village at Squaw Valley. This special fundraiser will be held in conjunction with the Womenand#8217;s Wellness Weekend to be hosted at the Village at Squaw Valley Nov. 14-15.

Tickets for the film festival are $49 each (Womenand#8217;s Wellness participants receive a $5 discount) and include wine tasting from Uncorked, delicious food samplings from various Village venues.

Remember your checkbook: The event’s live auction includes enticing items such as a whitewater rafting trip in Patagonia, a Squaw Lovers package and various season passes, ski tickets and much more.

The LUNAFEST event kicks off at 6 p.m. with wine and film viewing begins at 7:30 p.m.

For more information or to purchase tickets online, visit

GOTR Sierras needs coaches for the new winter season at Truckee Community Center starting December Dec. 7 at the Truckee Community Center. Meets every Monday and Wednesday for 10 weeks from 3:45 to 5:15 p.m. Or Dec. 8, every Tuesday and Thursday for 10 weeks from 2:25 to 4:15 p.m. For more information please call Jennifer at 587-1690.

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