Tahoe Truckee health announcements: Truckee Pool open, Clearwater Day Spa gives back, do the wieght loss challenge | SierraSun.com

Tahoe Truckee health announcements: Truckee Pool open, Clearwater Day Spa gives back, do the wieght loss challenge

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Sheri Gerber and Amber Finch, wellness educators will be facilitating a 12-week weight loss challenge based on the Wellness Forum 101 program (Columbus, Ohio) in Truckee Wednesday evenings, 6:30-8 p.m. beginning Jan. 12 (location TBA). Do you want to look and feel your best? Are you ready to make your health a priority? This fun and supportive program will change your life. This will be done in a fun, accountable way to keep everyone motivated and engaged. Cash prizes awarded to the persons with the highest percentage of weight and inches lost. Create your best life now! E-mail Sheri@TeamTahoeHealth.com for program details or leave a message at 866-830-5062. This program is not a fad diet but a program of lifestyle change to help you create lifelong healthy habits.

As part of the North Lake Tahoe community, Clearwater Day Spa believes it is their duty to give back to the community to make this world a better place. Clearwater Day Spa would like to introduce the Generosity Massage and the Generosity Facial, with Clearwater donating 10 percent of its profits to Tahoe Womenandamp;#8217;s Services when purchased. Tahoe Womenandamp;#8217;s Services is committed to reducing the incidence and trauma of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse in the North Lake Tahoe and Truckee communities. Begun in 1982 as a grass roots effort, Tahoe Womenandamp;#8217;s Services was incorporated in 1985 as an independent nonprofit agency. Help support TWS, pamper yourself or purchase as a gift certificate.Terms and conditions: Services are unlimited. When booking you must specifically ask for the generosity massage or generosity facial. The generosity massage and facial cannot be bought with discount coupons or coincide with any other discount spa promotion and must be bought at full price. Clearwater Day Spa, 690 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, 530-583-3141 or info@clearwatertahoe.com.

Bring the whole family and play with pool toys, or jump off the diving board. And swim a few laps. In addition to regularly scheduled hours, the Truckee High School pool will be open for combo swim, noon-2 p.m. Dec. 22-24 and Dec. 27-31. There will be no p.m. lap swim Dec. 24 or 31. The pool will be closed all day Dec. 25. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for children. For info call 530-582-7725.

Tahoe Forest Hospitalandamp;#8217;s Hospice Gift and Thrift Stores located in Truckee at 10026 Meadow Way and Kings Beach at 8611 N. Lake Blvd. are in need of community-minded individuals to volunteer. Volunteers are an important part of the Hospice team and are always needed. Flexible work schedule in a fun, friendly environment. Volunteers assist in processing and preparing donations for resale. Volunteering is a rewarding experience, even for just a few hours a week. All proceeds from the stores support Hospice services throughout the Truckee-North Lake Tahoe area. For information please call Val Sutter, Tahoe Forest Hospice Volunteer Coordinator 530-582-3534 or e-mail vsutter@tfhd.com.

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