June 28, 2007
Ernie’s hosts fundraiser for fire victims
Ernie’s Coffee Shop, 1207 Emerald Bay Road, will host a burger, fries and shake fundraiser for Angora fire victims from 5 to 8 p.m. June 29. The cost is a donation to the fund and all donations will go to the displaced through the Red Cross.
All food will be provided by Ernie’s owners Paul and Judy Bruso and Ernie’s staff will donate their time to work the event.
People who would just like to make a donation to the fund are welcome to stop by and make their contributions. For more information call (530) 541-2161.
Recreation center activities resume
The swimming pool, weight room, Jazzercise classes and swim lessons at the South Lake Tahoe Recreation and Swim Pool Complex, 1180 Rufus Allen Blvd., have resumed.
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Call (530) 542-6057.
Library to show ‘Harriet the Spy’
Join us at the South Lake Tahoe Library, 1000 Rufus Allen Blvd., at 2 p.m. Saturday for a fun-filled afternoon with “Harriet the Spy.” The movie about Harriet Welsch, the world’s most accomplished 11-year-old spy, stars Michelle Trachtenberg.
The event includes crafts, snacks and the movie. It’s free and open to all children. For more information call (530) 573-3185.
Special garbage pickup has been scheduled
South Tahoe Refuse Company will be running a special residential solid waste collection route beginning at 9 a.m. today at North Upper Truckee to Kiowa, the Chiapa area and Echo View Estates. The special pick up is for spoiled food and trash.
The route is in addition to the normal collection route for these areas, which will resume July 3. Residents can also bring their spoiled food and trash into the transfer station at 2140 Ruth Ave.. Please stop at the main office and request a voucher.
Residents can dispose of household hazardous waste at no charge from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. July 3.
South Tahoe Refuse Co. joins the community in expressing its sincere regrets for the losses experienced by so many friends and neighbors. They offer their deepest appreciation to the emergency responders and volunteers whose expertise and energy have joined together to secure the community from further loss.
Alpen Sierra helping with disaster recovery
Alpen Sierra Coffee Co. is collecting monetary donations at the café, 3940 Lake Tahoe Blvd., for Angora fire victims. All of these contributions go directly to the Angora fire victims. For the July coffee-of-the-month special, Organic Alpen Glow, Alpen Sierra will donate $1 for every pound sold to the benefit of the Angora fire victims.
Alpen is also donating coffee to the Red Cross and the evacuees at the Recreation Complex, the airport, the college and the Sierra Recovery Center. Alpen Sierra Coffee Café is giving away coffee to the firefighters and giving discounts to everyone working on the Angora fire.
Their condolences go to everyone affected by this event and they greatly appreciate everyone who has rallied together to help the community.
Meeting to help victims know their rights
A community awareness meeting has been scheduled from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday for property owners affected by the Angora fire. The meeting is sponsored by the Disaster Recovery Summit and will take place at Lake Tahoe Community College, One College Drive.
People are urged to know their rights and not settle their claims until they get all the necessary information. America’s top experts in disaster relief will be assembled to provide complete information regarding emergency services, insurance claims and rebuilding options.