Tahoe Truckee Health & Wellness announcements
The Gogain Group of Keller Williams Boice Realty, in cooperation with the Gift of Sight and Lions Clubs International, is participating in Sight Night, an international effort to provide used eyewear to needy people across the globe. Used glasses will be recycled and hand delivered to the underprivileged. Donate used prescription eyeglasses and non-prescription sunglasses at: Keller Williams Boice Realty, 11382 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee; Tahoe Donner’s Trout Creek Recreation Center, 12790 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee; Keller Williams Downtown, 10192 Donner Pass Road, Truckee; Keller Williams O’Neal Brokers, 660 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City or Alice’s Village Market in The Village in Squaw Valley. Visit http://www.givethegiftofsight.org or call 530-550-5164.
Thursday, Oct. 14, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., in honor of JP Avilla. Sponsored by The Truckee Rotary. Located at the Truckee Veterans Hall, 10214 High St. Free T-shirt to all participants. No appointment necessary. Call Gayle at 800-995-4420, ext. 60042. BloodSource serves patients in hospitals throughout Northern and Central California and tries to collect 700 units of blood every day.
Moment Skis presents, with High Fives Nonprofit Foundation, Skirp Clothing and Level 1 productions, will present the premier of the ski film “Eye Trip,” an award-winning film following skiers from Helsinki to Alaska, Saturday, Oct. 16 at FiftyFifty Brewing Co. in Truckee. “Look on the Bright Side” by Voleurz will also be showing. All proceeds to benefit High Fives, a local, nonprofit foundation dedicated to raising money and awareness for athletes who have suffered a life-altering injury. Donations requested at the door. Doors open at 10 p.m., show time at 10:30 p.m. This is a 21-and-over event. After party featuring Silver Boombox Thief plus raffle with prizes from Alpine Meadows, Mt. Rose, Marker, Volkl, Look, Lange, Outdoor Technologies, Skirp,FiftyFifty Moment and more.
The healing professionals at the Lake Tahoe Wellness Center know a tough economy doesn’t mean people need to put health and wellness on the back burner. In response, LTWC is offering “Doctors with a Heart,” which offers discounted acupuncture or chiropractic care for uninsured or financially challenged people, Saturday, Oct. 16, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Chiropractor Dr. Lily Kuehne D.C. and acupuncturist Mark Kuehne L.Ac will offer chiropractic adjustments for $20 and acupuncture treatments for $35 on a first-come, first-served basis. No appointment needed and no insurance accepted. Yoga instructor Deborah Scarborough will teach a free yoga class. The program resonates with Lake Tahoe Wellness Center’s mission statement: Good health is not merely the absence of pain and disease. It is a state of well-being to fully enjoy life by being at our best, physically, mentally and socially. LTWC is located at 695 Wolf St., Kings Beach. Visit http://www.laketahoewellnesscenter.com or call 530-546-8201.
Mike Welch, a 17-year veteran NCAA college head volleyball coach and two-time USA Youth National Team Head Coach, will lead a four-week volleyball clinic. The Peak Volleyball Clinic will run four consecutive Mondays beginning Oct. 18. Expert training for all level players in fifth through eighth grades, 5-7 p.m. at Alder Creek Middle School, Truckee. Every session and all players will be coached by Mike Welch. Pre-register online as space is limited at http://www.PeakVolleyball.com. For information e-mail info@VBcamps.com or call 530-448-0519.