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Squaw Valley Chapel to hibernate
Squaw Valley Chapel, United Church of Christ, is suspending worship services for seven weeks this winter season. From Sunday, Feb. 12 through Sunday, March 25, 2012, the Rev. Art Domingue will be on vacation and, except for retreats and the occasional wedding, the Chapel will be closed.
In recent years February and March have been the months of lowest attendance and highest propane costs. Many of our regular attendees are visiting warmer climes. The membership has decided upon a one-year experiment at hibernation and will evaluate the savings vs. the inconveniences in the spring.
NTHC Speaker Series and#8212; American Israel Public Affairs Committee
North Tahoe Hebrew Congregation, 7000 Latone Ave., Tahoe Vista, Calif. Jan. 27, 7-9 p.m. David Meyerson, Pacific Northwest Regional Political Director of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), will review legislative issues and discuss the compelling events of the Arab Spring, events in Syria and Iran, and the U.S. sale of F-15s to Saudi Arabia. For more information, call NTHC 530-546-0895 or visit www.TahoeTemple.org. for a complete listing of services and community events.
YoungLife and WyldLife Clubs and events
YoungLife for high school students meets Monday nights, 7:07-8:15 p.m., with a Woodleaf summer camp July 7-13 and Adventures in Santa Cruz Aug. 5-10. WyldLife, for middle school students grades sixth through eighth, meets at the Community Arts Center on Church Street in Truckee, 7-8 p.m. every other Friday night. Visit www.truckee.younglife.org, call Area Director Ryan Hunter at 530-414-1290.