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Truckee Tahoe Health andamp; Wellness announcements

Content is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at Send 200 word Health andamp; Wellness briefs via e-mail. To enter an event online, visit, 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.

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

Sure, chillin’ out is cool. But rockin’ out is a blast! That’s why you’re gonna love the Zumbatomic fitness program for youths ages 8-12 at the Community Arts Center, 10046 Church St., Truckee, 4:45 p.m. It’s a fast-forward fusion of the Zumba program’s moves (salsa, cumbia, reggaeton, hip-hop and more) and high-octane workouts designed to let children max out on fun and fitness. Watch their energy and fitness levels soar as they get the groove. Class is hosted by Truckee Donner Recreation andamp; Parks District. No pre-registration necessary. Class skips every second Tuesday, call 803-513-8777.

Monday night volleyball clinic sessions for six weeks. Middle school players sessions are 6-8 p.m. which include one hour of training followed by one hour of games. High school player sessions are 8-9 p.m. which includes small group personalized advanced training. All sessions are led by Mike Welch, a 17-year veteran NCAA college head coach and past USA Youth National Team Head Coach, Rideout Community Center, Tahoe City, March 14-25. Call 530-448-0519.

Tahoe Forest Hospice needs patient and family support volunteers, assisting patients in the Truckee/Tahoe area, Incline Village, Nev. and parts of Eastern Plumas and Sierra Counties. Volunteering is a great opportunity to help those in your community at end-of-life. Volunteers provide companionship, respite for caregivers, run errands, read, play games, garden, help with meals, etc. Training is provided and hours are flexible. Please call Val Sutter, volunteer coordinator at 530-582-3534.

Time to dust off those old Chuck Taylor’s and play some basketball. Now there is a andamp;#8220;drop inandamp;#8221; basketball program for the 50 and over guys at the Vet’s hall, on High Street in Truckee every Tuesday night 6-7:30 p.m. Fee is $4. Play runs through March 29. Get a good workout, have fun and don’t be too competitive. Call TDRPD at 582-7720 for more info.

Exercise Heart Disease, Wendy Buchanan, MS. Whether your goal is to lose weight, maximize athletic potential, manage your cholesterol and blood pressure, navigate through menopause, or prevent other chronic diseases, professional registered dietitians will help design a customized nutritional program to meet your needs. Tahoe Forest Hospital Esckridge Conference Room, 10121 Pine Ave., Truckee, 530-582-3285.

Introducing a variety of affordable lab tests and screenings available monthly. No appointment is necessary. Regular physical exams by your healthcare provider and screening tests are an important part of preventive healthcare. Tahoe Forest Laboratory Draw Station, 10956 Donner Pass Road, Ste. 230, Truckee. For more information, please call 530-582-3277.

Sugar Bowl’s andamp;#8220;Any Mountain, Any Turn, Any Timeandamp;#8221; 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. Camp Dates: March 11-13, Conditions of the Day and April 16-18, Spring Conditions. For more information or to register call 530-426-6772 or visit

Carmen Carr shares her passion with the community by providing monthly, guided hikes and snowshoe trips of our beautiful backyard and its endless trail systems. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Cabin Creek trailhead on Saturday, March 19, 1 mile up Cabin Creek Road, 3 miles south of Truckee on Highway 89. Take the turn off to andamp;#8220;Sanitary Land Fillandamp;#8221; also known as the dump. Visit for the future hiking schedule as well as fun pictures. Call 530-550-5192 for information.

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