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Tahoe Truckee Health & Wellness announcements

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Content is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at aedgett@sierrasun.com. Send 200-word Health & Wellness briefs via e-mail. To enter an event online, visit http://www.sierrasun.com, locate the event calendar. Click on “submit an event,” follow instructions. Keep event description to 50 words. Submissions are published in the print edition news space permitting.

This presentation by Washoe County Sheriff’s Office’s Bruce Hobbs, for parents, will include information on trends in substance abuse among teens, drug types and their associated effects, paraphernalia, risk factors for use in children and teens, and prevention strategies to help children and teens say no to drugs. The presentation will also include personal accounts from two local young adults who are in recovery, Wednesday, March 30, 6-7:30 p.m., at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Non-Profit Center, Incline Village. This program is facilitated by Incline school counselors, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, Washoe County Sheriff’s Office and Tahoe Women’s Services. Babysitting will be provided. Contact mblount@washoe.k12.nv.us with questions.

Benefiting the American Heart Association’s Go Red Por Tu Corazn movement, Community Arts Center, 10046 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, Thursday, March 31, 5:45-7:15 p.m. Up to 100 people will shake, groove, rock their bodies and feel amazing inside and out, knowing donations will help fight heart disease, the number one killer of women in the U.S. Even will include a raffle with donations from the Resort at Squaw Creek and Sugar Bowl Ski Resort. Call Greta Dhamer 803-513-8777 for information. Entry is $20.

Clearwater Day Spa invites you to take advantage of a $35 all-day lift ticket at Northstar-at-Tahoe with your purchase of a Generosity massage or facial. Lift tickets and the Generosity treatment benefit Tahoe Women’s Services, that serves survivors of child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault. Get a fabulous massage after a day on the mountain – all for a good cause.Tickets are limited so hurry down to Clearwater Day Spa before they’re all sold out. Ski days are April 1-17. No blackout dates. Call 530-583-3141, or drop by 690 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City.

Resort at Squaw Creek is combining a spa treatment at Spa at Squaw Creek with an appetizer and glass of wine in either Six Peaks Grille or Sandy’s Pub for $109, valid Monday-Thursday through May 12, 2011, includes either a 50-minute Swedish massage or 50-minute deep pore cleansing facial, a glass of red or white house wine, and an appetizer. Restrictions apply. Call 530-583-6300 or visit http://www.visitsquawcreek.com.

As snow falls on Truckee streets, a group of runners plows through their miles … indoors. Protected from the elements, the Truckee Donner Recreation & Park District indoor track and fitness area lets runners and walkers train comfortably all winter. Meet at the Community Recreation Center Sunday mornings at 8 a.m. Absolute beginners and serious runners are welcome. Start at your own pace, and with encouragement and guidance work up to training for local 5K to marathon events. Cost: Free to TDRPD fitness members, or $3 drop-in. Truckee Community Recreation Center, 8924 Donner Pass Road, Truckee.

Truckee Community Recreation Center, 8924 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, April 7, Tahoe Trail Trekkers Annual Spring Meeting, new members welcome. Planning session for up-coming hiking, biking season and the July Volkssporting event. Free to all, refreshments at 4 p.m., meeting commences at 4:30 p.m. Information at http://www.tahoetrailtrekkers.org and http://www.ava.org. or 916-204-3839 or jgthelake22@gmail.com.

“The Flying Doctors” holds monthly potluck meetings the first Wednesday of every month at the Truckee Airport through June 1, 2011. Volunteers fly to Mexico in private airplanes to provide free medical clinics. Each team consists of a pilot, medical professional, translator and general volunteer. New members always welcome. More information at lmvtruckee.org or call 530-550-0337.

Sugar Bowl’s “Any Mountain, Any Turn, Any Time” clinics offer two and three-day mountain adventures focused on the application of modern contemporary techniques to improve personal skiing and riding. Elite PSIA instructors will assess movement patterns, skill sets, and equipment selection to make recommendations that will enhance the mountain experience. Skiers or riders must posses intermediate to advanced skills in their discipline. April 16-18: Spring Conditions. For more information or to register call 530-426-6772 or visit sugarbowl.com/anyturn.

This free six-week class, Exercise for Energy, is a supportive care program for current and recovering cancer patients. It offers patients guidance, support, and useful tools to return to and maintain health and wellness. The class will incorporate strengthening, stretching, breathing, balance, cardio, yoga and wellness education. Education topics may include foods that fight cancer, cooking demonstration, lymphedema prevention, stress, Feldenkrais and exercise strategies. All classes are supportive, medically managed and taught by health professionals, giving you the tools you need in a supervised environment. Classes are offered in Truckee and Incline Village. New sessions begin in Incline Village, Nev. April 13. Class meets Wednesdays and Fridays, 12:30-1:30 p.m., with Wednesday Wellness Educational Topics 1:30-2:30 p.m. at IVCH Physical Therapy and Medical Fitness, 333 Village Blvd. Suite 201, on the corner of Village and Alder, one block from Incline Village Community Hospital. Truckee session begins May 31.Prescreening required. For more information or to sign up call 582-7415 or e-mail mlarson@tfhd.com. Visit http://www.tfhd.com.

North Tahoe High School, Tahoe City, July 19. The summer volleyball camp series will bring in college coaches and college players to work with all the participants at the camps. A team camp for Varsity, JV, Freshmen, and Middle School teams. It is the ultimate team camp with skills training, team systems, team building and competitions. Sessions are from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and include lunches each day. Call 530-448-0519 or visit http://www.TahoeVolleyball.com.

Truckee, Calif., June 5, 9 a.m. Join Girls on the Run – Sierras, Sunday, June 5 at 9 a.m. for the New Balance/Girls on the Run 5K and newly added 10K Fun Run, Truckee River View Sports Park, 12200 Joerger Drive, off Soaring Way. The event is open to the entire community – runners, walkers, children and strollers are all welcome (please, no dogs). Online pre-registration through June 3. Cost for 5K is $20; families of four (two adults, two kids) $50; online pre-registration for the 10K is $30 at http://www.girlsontherunsierras.org. On race day, 5K is $25 and 10K is $35. Youths age 5-12 are $10 pre-registered, $15 event day. Event festivities include music, games, a great raffle and food for purchase. Registration and pre-race festivities begin at 9 a.m., 10K run starts promptly at 9:30 a.m.; 5K at 10 a.m. Participating in this event will help raise money for a program that creates strong, confident women of the future.


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