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Truckee Tahoe Health & Wellness announcements

Truckee Donner Public Utility District, 11570 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, June 18, 7 p.m. Current research in the areas of nutritional science, behavioral medicine, health psychology and the science of the mind-body connection, underscores the principle that what we feed our mind and how we handle our emotions is as important to optimal health as what we feed our bodies. Phone (866) 303-1254 for information.

The 2010 Charleston Sage classic will be held to defray medical costs for the Goeppert family, whose son Charleston Sage Goeppert was born with a rare genetic disorder: Spinal Muscular Atrophy. The Monday, June 28, benefit golf tournament will be a scramble format, with a barbecue and silent auction immediately following. Parents Ashley and Cameron Goeppert, who is a volunteer paramedic with Verdi Fire department, could use your help. Cost is $110 per person, or $440 per foursome. Silent auction and monetary donations also welcome. Make checks payable to Verdi Volunteer Fireman’s Association and mail to: 1930 Dream Sky Court, Reno, NV 89523 by June 21. Contact Jon Sieben at (775) 745-4894.

As a way to promote Consciousness Based Health Care and community outreach, CJ Ware (Tahoe Hypnotherapy) and Brooke Butler (BodyTalk Tahoe) will collaborate offering sessions on Tuesday, June 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., by donation. To schedule an appointment with CJ for hypnotherapy session/consultation please call 386-4353 and for BodyTalk/energy medicine with Brooke call 386-1237. To be held 925 N. Lake Blvd., Suite B-207, Tahoe City (behind Sawtooth Ridge Cafe on the right).

Enjoy an evening out at Jake’s on the Lake restaurant and support Girls on the Run-Sierras June 22 at 5 p.m. A portion of the evening’s proceeds donated to Girls on the Run – Sierras, a nonprofit organization. Reservations are recommended 583-0188. Visit Jake’s on the Lake, 780 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City.

The Truckee Neuropathy Support Group meets Wednesday, June 23, 1 p.m., Sierra Senior Services, 10040 Estates Drive, Truckee. Bev Anderson, president, The Northern California Chapter of The Neuropathy Association, will lead the meeting with informative handouts and possibly show a video of a neurologist speaking. If your feet or hands tingle, feel numb, burning hot or freezing cold or like you are wearing a sock or glove when you aren’t, or you have sharp stabbing pains, you may have neuropathy. Anyone interested in finding out more is welcome. Call Bev at (877) 622-6298.

June 28 and 29, 2010. Two days of skating, camping and saving lives. Co-founders of Skate The Lake and a few select athletes will skateboard 72 miles around Lake Tahoe to help save Sarah Pugh, a local girl battling stage 4 breast cancer and desperately needs help! Preskate fundraiser party for Sarah at the Hard Rock Caf, South Lake Tahoe, Sunday, June 27, noon to 5 p.m. Live music and special guests. Meet Sarah (health permitting). See you on the Journey … honk for your support! For details visit the facebook page “Skate For The Cure” or e-mail

By Adrift Tahoe, 8338 North Lake Blvd., Kings Beach, (888) 676-7702. Owners Marcus Tingle and Jim Moore introduce the Women on Water series every Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. It’s great exercise and awesome cross-training. Grab your friends and head down to Adrift Tahoe for a fun morning of guided paddling. Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m., Adrift Tahoe, Kings Beach (next to Jason’s). Paddle tours will vary from week to week. Keep your eyes open on the Adrift Tahoe Blog for update and news. Price: $15, includes board, paddle (up to two hours or time of tour), first time lesson for beginners, 10 percent discount coupon good at Adrift Tahoe. Have your own board? Join us and receive the 10 percent discount coupon. Get exercise, core strength training, upper body workout, improve your balance and improve your skiing for next season!

The Foothill Farmer’s market is back! Tuesdays in the parking lot at Kings Beach State Recreation Area. Pedal on out and enjoy the sunshine, support regional farms, shop through the great selection of fresh in season fruits and vegetables, artisan foods and much more. The market will continue every Tuesday through Aug. 31.

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