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Truckee Tahoe community announcements

The Incline Community Business Association meeting is from 8 to 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 30 at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Center. Guest speaker at the meeting will be Cheri Sprenger, executive director of the North Tahoe Business Association. The theme of the meeting is andamp;#8220;Advocacy and Collaboration for Incline businesses.

Presented by Kim Bateman, Ph. D, Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 6 p.m. at the Tahoe Center for Health andamp; Sports Performance, 10710 Donner Pass Road. Dr. Bateman, Dean of Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee campus is known for her engaging and entertaining teaching style andamp;#8212; skills which earned her awards at both Sierra Nevada and Sierra Colleges. Join Dr. Bateman as she takes an entertaining, multi-media approach to laughing, and leaves you with new thoughts and many smiles. Call 587-3769 for information.

The Kings Beach Merchants’ Association will hold its first event, a holiday open house, on Dec., 5, from 4 to 8 p.m., at area businesses (including Brockway Bakery, Robin’s Nest, As You Wish and 7-Eleven). There are no official members of the Kings Beach Merchants’ Association, as the group wants to avoid fees.

Elizabeth and Olof Carmel are partnering with the Truckee Donner Land Trust to host a book launch event for andamp;#8220;The Changing Range of Lightandamp;#8221; at the Carmel Gallery, 9940 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, Saturday, Dec. 5, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The event is open to the public. Signed copies of andamp;#8220;The Changing Range of Lightandamp;#8221; and andamp;#8220;Brilliant Watersandamp;#8221; will be available for purchase, with a portion of the proceeds donated to the Truckee Donner Land Trust. Wine tasting from Truckee River Winery and hors d’oeuvres from Dragonfly will be served. Out-of-town guests may request a special rate at the Truckee Hotel (www.truckeehotel.com). Call the gallery at 582-0557, or visit http://www.TheCarmelGallery.com.

Veterinary Emergency of Truckee with Dr. Kristi Whitten is available Friday from 6 p.m. through Saturday 8:30 a.m., Saturday from 6 p.m. through Monday 8:30 a.m. and holidays at the Donner Truckee Veterinary Hospital, 9701 Highway 267 in Truckee. Phone 587-0881 for information.

My Morning Out is a once a week child care program provided by the First Baptist Church of Tahoe City for children ages birth through five years old. Tuesday mornings, 9 a.m. to noon, through Dec. 15; Jan. 5 through June 8. There will be no MMO on Feb. 16 or April 6. If TTUSD cancels school on Tuesday due to snow, My Morning Out will be canceled that day. First Baptist Church of Tahoe City, 390 Fairway Drive, $10 per child per day. This is a drop in program. For more information call 583-1534.

Tahoe Forest Hospice Gift and Thrift Stores located in Truckee and Kings Beach are in need of donations. Donations are an important part of hospice fundraising. All proceeds from the stores support hospice services throughout the Truckee-North Lake Tahoe area. They welcome clothing, shoes, books and house wares including small appliances in good working order. Please ask for approval before unloading furniture or TVs. Call 582-4947 in Truckee or 546-5494 in Kings Beach.