Jean Eick
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July 18, 2012
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Village Notes: Whatand#8217;s happening in our community

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — We are so fortunate to live in such an amazing place — not only is it beautiful but we can enjoy beautiful sunny days with cool Tahoe nights. No wonder visitors keep coming to Tahoe. I know that many have had guests in and out like all month long. Tom and Mary Rosenthal have been fortunate to have lots of family from the Wisconsin area in town this month. And I must admit it is great to have family visit too.

As we all know the construction of the new Galena Bridge has caused lots of traffic issues, but here is your chance to experience it up close and personal. Participate in the Rush to Washoe event on Saturday, July 28, sponsored by the Nevada Department of Transportation. Bikes can ride from the Galena Parking lot and do 12-32 mile ride options. A fun run will start on the freeway from the Reno side and bikes and pedestrians can walk or ride on the freeway, including the Galena Creek Bridge. For information go to and click on news and press releases about 1-580 Freeway. Or contact or call 775-720-4732.

Our Recreation Center continues to offer nonstop fun for all ages. Check it out! Stop over at the Rec. Center, go online to or call 775-832-1301.

Sierra Nevada College is going to again sponsor a community read in the fall. Book groups can contact for information about the book selected and upcoming events for promoting it. The book is Tim O’Brien’s “The Things They Carried. “

Looking to know more about the new meters you will be receiving from NV Energy? The Rotary Club of Incline Village is hosting NV Energy on Smart Meters at its regular Monday noon meeting, July 23 at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Non-Profit Center. For information contact Gary Finch at 831-7813.

Carnival time in Truckee is here again. Tahoe’s connection for Families receives a portion of ticket sales for the California Carnival in Truckee from Wednesday, July 25 through Sunday, July 29. Help out this great local non-profit and enjoy the carnival.

It was really good to see Guy Burge at Tuesday’s Bonanza Community Meeting. We look forward to your visits, Guy.

Another hole-in-one to report this week. Congratulations to Susan Deatherage for a hole-in-one on June 27.

Lots of residents appeared at the IVGID board meeting last week looking for information about the trail plan in Incline Village so this is a reminder to be sure to attend the upcoming public workshop. It is from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 1, at the Chateau.

Tickets are on sale now for $60 for the Women’s Club of North Lake Tahoe’s annual fashion show and can be purchased by calling Nan Healy at 775-832-0939. It is on Sunday, Aug. 12, at the Hyatt.

Save the Date for Tahoe Family Solutions annual bowl-a-thon at Bowl Incline from noon-5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29. For information go to or call Amy at 775-298-0004.

A couple of late Happy Birthday messages: to Lilia Gutierrez on July 12 and Megan Weiss on July 14. Birthdays for this week: Brenda Beltramo, Amanda Enger, Dani Flores and Drew Morris on July 19; Annie Berry, Betsy Garfinkle, Sergio Gonzales-Niaves and Cole Steinberg on July 20; Alan Marshall, Stephanie Mancuso and Tanya Seidel on July 21; Susan Cheatley and Susan Mandio on July 23; Barry Brown and Bob Olsen on July 24; Brett Courtney on July 25. Go celebrate and Happy Birthday!

Best deal or steal around is to attend one of our Rotary Club meetings. For information about the two clubs you can check online at or or talk to a member of either club and learn what is happening.

As always send in your birthdays, anniversaries and news along with the best deals and steals you can find to

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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Jul 18, 2012 03:35PM Published Jul 18, 2012 03:34PM Copyright 2012 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.