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October 2, 2012
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Tahoe Truckee health and wellness announcements

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. - Content is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at Submissions are published in the print edition news space permitting. To enter an event online, visit, locate the event calendar. Click on submit an event, follow instructions. Keep event description to 50 words.

Hyatt Lake Tahoe to honor

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino will celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness month with a kick-off event Friday, Oct. 5, 10 a.m. The event will mark the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month with resort-wide offerings that include pink cosmopolitan cocktails, pink sweets from Tahoe Provisions, a pampering package from the Stillwater Spa, and a special Awareness Celebration for locals, guests and resort, casino, and Hyatt High Sierra Lodge associates.

Hyatt associates will take part in Lee National Denim Day on Oct. 5 by donating $5 each to the American Cancer Society and wearing their favorite jeans to work. Team members will also decorate old jeans with messages honoring loved ones affected by breast cancer.

To learn more call 775-832-1234 or visit

Bunco for Boobs!

Rachelle Anderson will host a breast cancer found raiser at the Glenshire Club House Sunday, Oct. 7, 2 p.m. It is a ladies day for the cure to raise money in memory of Norma App, her mother-in-law and a long-time local Truckee/Tahoe City child care provider who passed away June 18, 2011 after a 14-year battle. Anderson and her husband will walk 60 miles in three days with the Susan G. Komen Foundation Nov. 16-18 in San Diego. There is a $20 buy in to play two games of Bunco, raffle tickets and beverages and 100 percent of the proceeds will go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. If you are unable to attend but would like to donate visit and search for Nicholas App and Rachelle Anderson.

SnowFest! Scarecrow Sprint and Stroll

Following the success of last year's inaugural SnowFest! Scarecrow Sprint and Stroll, the event will return Oct. 13 with a new location and format.

Held as a fundraiser for SnowFest!, this year's event will start at Commons Beach in Tahoe City with four different races. Small children will be able to participate with a run around the Commons playground. Youth will run from Commons Beach to Christy Hill and back, or can participate with the adults in a 5K or 10K run on the newly completed Tahoe City Trail featuring views of the lake and surrounding area.

SnowFest! is encouraging teams of friends, families, co-workers or nonprofit organizations to come in costume. Awards will be presented to race winners and for the best costumes.

For information or to register, go to and find the Scarecrow Sprint and Stroll.

Call the SnowFest! office at 530-583-7167 or email

Women's Wellness Weekend announced

The Women's Wellness Weekend at Granlibakken Resort will be held Nov. 10-11. Cost for the two-day event is $99, and includes one breakfast, two lunches, speakers, exercise classes, local artisan vendor booths and wine, interactive health fair and more. Health professionals and nationally recognized speakers come together to offer information and inspiration on health and well-being. Add a lodging room for $59 per person. Health professionals can earn nine continuing education credits for an additional $50. Visit for registration and event details.

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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Oct 2, 2012 07:20PM Published Oct 2, 2012 07:16PM Copyright 2012 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.