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Truckee Tahoe Community Announcements

The community is urged to join local public health experts from Placer and Nevada Counties and the Tahoe Forest Hospital for a conversation about critical health issues, Wednesday, May 13, 2009, from 9:30-11 a.m. at the Sierra Mountain Community Education Center, behind the Fire Station. Entitled Public Health: Swine Flu Epidemic and Beyond, it will cover what processes are in place when faced with a potential epidemic like Swine Flu?

What other health issues are urgent in our community?

RSVP to Phebe Bell, Program Officer, Truckee Tahoe Community Foundation, 587-1776. Visit

Summer is a great time for music and voice lessons! Learn how to play a new instrument or keep improving the skills you have already developed in a relaxed and supportive environment. Are you the next Yo-Yo Ma or American Idol rock star? Tahoe Conservatory of Music offers flexible schedules and private lessons taught by university-trained instructors. Summer sessions begin July 6. Studios are conveniently located in Truckee and Kings Beach. Call 546-2356, e-mail or visit

Sage Ridge School, an independent college preparatory school for grades fifth through 12, in Reno, Nev. will be presenting information for parents who are pursuing educational opportunities for their children. Lori Williamson is hosting Friday, May 15, 2009, 9:30 a.m., at 10611 Buckhorn Ridge Ct., Truckee.

Sage Ridge School guided by five value pillars ” community, respect, scholarship, integrity and courage” taught and reinforced through an innovative, nurturing, and challenging curriculum. Achievement and standardized test scores are the highest in northern Nevada and 100 percent of graduates go on to colleges and universities.

Bound by common goals and aspirations in class sizes no larger than 18, students find an environment of peers where academic achievement is valued and stimulated through intellectual curiosity. The Sage Ridge School experience lays the foundation for a lifetime of achievement.

The public is invited to the informational coffee. Please call to confirm at 582-6912. A second coffee is scheduled for Thursday, May 21, 2009, 10 a.m., in Reno, Nev. Please call (775) 852-6222 to confirm.

Wes Havens, son of Andrea Carabetta and Ron Havens, has attained his Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy. He attended Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, and Sacramento State College in the Graduate Studies Program; College of Health and Human Services. He is practicing in Tacoma, Wash.

The California Scholarship Federation club is a Truckee High School club that raises money for graduating seniors of the club and strives to make the school a cleaner atmosphere by picking up trash and recycling. The club will host a local film fest of Truckee high school students’ original films Wednesday, May 20 at 7 p.m. at the Tahoe High School Auditorium. The films are judged by the audience, based on categories such as best effects, best story and best overall. Trophies will be awarded to the winners. There will be an assortment of baked goods, pizza and drinks at 6:30 p.m.

Commander Michael J. McClintock relieved Commander Christopher M. Saindon as the Commanding Officer of Patrol Squadron Forty at a ceremony held in hangar six at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash. May 1, 2009 at 1000. Commander McClintock is a native of Soda Springs, Calif. He completed elementary school at Donner Trail in Kingvale, and graduated from Tahoe-Truckee High School in 1983. He graduated from California State University, Sacramento, where he earned a Bachelors Degree in Social Science. He received his commission through Aviation Officer Candidate School and following flight training was designated a Naval Flight Officer in January 1992.

Commander McClintock earned his Masters Degree in Global Leadership in May of 2002 from the University of San Diego. He has held various billets in the United States Navy during his 19-year active duty career. Commander McClintock’s parents Ray and Ann reside in Reno, Nev.

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