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Truckee Tahoe Health andamp; Wellness announcements

Do you have a Health andamp; Wellness item for publication? Send it to Amy Edgett, Community Editor, at, subject Health Release. Deadline for Wednesday publication is the Friday previous at noon. Articles printed news space permitting.Community acupuncture and chiropracticGet an acupuncture or chiropractic treatment to reduce your stress, relax your back and keep your body healthy during this busy season. Polucha Chiropractic and Tyler Bruno Acupuncture will be hosting another Community Wellness Outreach on Saturday, Dec. 12 at 13450 Donner Pass Road, Suite A. Chiropractic and acupuncture treatments will be offered from noon to 4 p.m. for $25. If you’ve ever been curious about either of these amazing healing methods or you already know how wonderful they are, make an appointment by calling 582-1228 or (530) 563-6060. Appointments get taken quickly, call today to reserve your spot.Military wellness eventA free, benevolent military event will be held in the Palisades Room at The Village at Squaw Valley USA, Saturday, Dec. 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., put on by the nonprofit Forgotten Soldiers Program and the Healing Light Institute. Event will provide military soldiers, officers, nurses, veterans and their families: Counseling, bodywork and massage therapy, education and career building tools, acupuncture, life and health coaching, nutritional advice and lunch. And a safe, nurturing environment for soldiers to speak freely about their experiences. For more information, please visit or call the Healing Light Institute at (530) 889-2300.Tahoe Women’s Services to educate salon professionalsTahoe Women’s Services (TWS) will educate hairdressers, manicurists, massage therapists, and other beauty professionals on Monday, Dec. 14. There will be two trainings, one from 2-3 p.m. and one from 5-6 p.m. at the North Tahoe Event Center, 8318 N. Lake Blvd., Kings Beach. Food and beverage will be provided and door prizes will be available to participants. Participants will receive certificates of completion and information for their salons. Call (775) 298-0010. Space is limited so please sign up early.Recreation Swim TimeThe Truckee Community Pool is now open Monday Mornings for recreation swim time with little ones in mind. Don’t get cabin fever stuck in the house this winter, go to the pool. Cost is $2 for children and $3 per adult. Also available are private swim lessons. Call Amanda at 582-2361 or e-mail at Truckee Tahoe Aquatic MastersJoin TTAM for a coached swim workout four days a week. Swim with TTAM and improve your fitness, endurance and technique. Practice Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:45-8 a.m., Friday 5:30-6:30 p.m., and Saturday 7-8:30 a.m. Open to any and all swim levels. Call or e-mail Amanda for more information 582-2361 or CPR classesSUMMIT Medical Training Solutions will be offering two CPR classes for the community. The first class will be a Heart Saver CPR course for the general public which includes the use of the Automated External Defibrillator (AED). This is a four hour class, Dec. 10, 2009 at 5 p.m., Trout Creek Recreation Center, cost is $10. This second class will be a pediatric CPR course including adult CPR and use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Dec. 17, 2009 at 5 p.m., Trout Creek Recreation Center, for $10. Call to register as space is limited at (530) 214-8891. Visit