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Truckee Tahoe health and wellness announcements

Send your health itemContent is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at aedgett@sierrasun.com. Submissions are published in the print edition news space permitting. To enter an event online, visit www.sierrasun.com, locate the event calendar. Click on submit an event, follow instructions. Keep event description to 50 words.Summer Food Service ProgramThe Boys and Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge. Acceptance and participation requirements for the Program and all activities are the same for all children under the age of 18 regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Healthy, made-from-scratch meals will be provided for free at the site as follows:Boys and Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe, 8125 Steelhead Ave., Kings Beach. Breakfast served 8:45-9:30 a.m.; lunch served 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.Meals provided Monday-Friday June 25 through Aug. 24, on a first come, first serve basis. In accordance with the Federal law and the U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.To file a complaint of discrimination, write to: USDA; Director, Office of Civil Rights; 1400 Independence Ave., SW; Washington, D.C. 20250-9410. Or call 800-795-3272 or 202-720-6382. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.University of Earth | The Human and Our Sacred Living UniverseCultural historian Thomas Berry warns humanity is trapped in an unconscious entrancement with industrial civilization. University of Earth’s orientation course is intended first and foremost as a reorientation of culture to solve the many challenges ahead. In addition, this course is an introduction to the “deep cultural therapy” they believe is necessary to reinvent ourselves and society.Through weaving the insightful work of three profound thinkers investigate humanity’s perennial questions in the light of a new cosmology. Additionally, participants will explore a broader and deeper relationship with Nature. The online course begins on the summer solstice, June 21, with the first write-up due July 3. The course fee is $225 and includes a two-night stay for two at the Feather River Campus / Eco-Retreat Learning andamp; Healing Center. Visit www.uofearth.org or email info@uofearth.org.Mindful Parenting GroupFor Goodness Sake, 10157 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, Wednesdays, 5 p.m. Join other parents in conversation about supporting each other in becoming more present and mindful parents. This group will be self-run by parents and will involve reading books and sharing tools to help approach parenting with curiosity, humor, compassion and awareness.Babysitting and snacks for the children will be provided. Contact info@goodnesssake.org or 530-550-8981.JazzerkampCalling all kids grades first through sixth … don’t miss the fun! Sign up now for Jazzerkamp at the Truckee Community Center. Jazzerkamp is a fun dance fitness program designed for kids. Each four-day session will include aerobics, nutrition, dance technique, crafts, games, snack, T-shirts and an end-of-camp performance. Each session is $95 and will be held July 23-26, Aug. 6-9, and Aug. 20-23, 8:45 a.m. until noon.For more information please contact Karen Aulwurm at 925-286-5316.Truckee YoungLife InvitationalIt is Younglife’s pleasure to extend an invitation to participate in the fourth annual Truckee YoungLife Invitational hosted by the Martis Camp Community Foundation on Monday, June 25. You are sure to enjoy this memorable event at Martis Camp’s breathtaking, Tom Fazio-designed championship golf course. This all-inclusive event offered in prime golf season will once again feature a level of service an camaraderie that has become synonymous with Martis Camp. The Truckee YoungLife Invitational is an extraordinary opportunity to enjoy a fine day of golf in the Sierra pines while supporting a great local organization and making a difference in the lives of Truckee teens. The cost to participate is $500 per golfer, contact YL Area Director Ryan Hunter to register at 530-414-1290 or rbhunte@mac.com.Hey, kids, climb!The North American Ski Training Center announces its annual “KidsClimb!” rock-climbing camp, June 29 and ongoing dates throughout the summer. The camp in June is 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and costs $75. Price includes shoes, harness, helmet and T-shirt. Climbing enhances kids’ ability to focus and set in-the-moment goals while building confidence. NASTC offers beginning through advanced climbing groups and privates all summer and fall on Donner Summit. Students ages 3-100 will build confidence and technique with their experienced and professional guides. NASTC has offered rock-climbing on Donner Summit for more than 18 years. For more information call NASTC 530-582-4772 or ski@skiNASTC.com.IRIE Rafting Company to present “Boating for Benefit”On selected Fridays June through September, IRIE Rafting Company will donate 50 percent of Lower Truckee River Gorge rafting trip to selected nonprofits. Locally owned and operated, IRIE Rafting believes in supporting nonprofits who work diligently to create community, provide service to those in need, open opportunities, and give individuals a hand up, not a hand out. Please join them in supporting the incredible work of their beneficiaries. Book online at www.raftirie.com or e-mail info@raftirie.com for one of the following: June 29, Adventure Risk Challenge, www.arcprogram.org; July 20, The Zawadisha Fund, www.zawadisha.org; Aug. 10, CR Johnson Foundation, www.crjohnson.org and Sept. 7, Project GO, www.projectgo.org.Hello from the Lost Trail Lodge in TruckeeLost Trail Lodge will host a yoga retreat July 13-15. Cost is $360 and includes two nights shared accommodations at the Lost Trail Lodge, two yoga sessions daily, guided meditation, organic meals and baggage assistance for those who want to hike in to the lodge from the winter parking area.Space is limited to 14 guests, so folks should sign up early at 530-320-9268, info@losttraillodge.com. There is a 10 percent locals discount.Truckee women’s sober living facility accepting applicationsThe C.A.S.T.L.E (clean and sober transitional living environment) House, Truckee/Tahoe’s only sober living facility for women, is now accepting applications for residents. Women ages 18 and over accepted, with no pets allowed. Candidates must have at least 30 days of sobriety and be willing to participate in outclient services at Community Recovery Resources. To schedule an appointment for an interview and receive an application, please call Community Recovery Resources, Supportive Housing Manager, Chris Frye at 530-273-9541, ext. 231.

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