Pier 1 Imports at South Lake Tahoe to close
April 3, 2009
Pier 1 Imports, in South Lake Tahoe near the “Y,” began its closing sale this week.
“The South Lake Tahoe Pier 1 store will be closing on May 26, and we hope our customers will continue to visit us until then. Pier 1 has enjoyed serving our loyal South Lake Tahoe customers over the years. We now look forward to serving South Lake Tahoe shoppers at the Carson City location and other Pier 1 stores,” Pier 1 Imports spokeswoman Whitney Rogers said in an e-mail.
The store is the latest in a string of closures at the South Shore. Other businesses that closed last month include Fire & Rain Galleries and Maison Rustique.
Barton HealthCare System received a $21,450 grant to provide free mammograms to women and men who qualify.
The 2009-10 Susan G. Komen For The Cure grant should last for about seven months, Barton spokeswoman Denise Sloan-Smart said. In the 2007-08 grant cycle, Barton diagnosed six women with breast cancer through the Komen funds. And in last the grant cycle, four women were diagnosed with breast cancer using the Komen funds.
All 10 of those women have been treated for breast cancer and are on the road to recovery, Sloan-Smart said.
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For more information, call Pamela Stoddart, Barton Community Clinic’s referral coordinator, at (530) 543-5632.
People who need to make repairs on their homes can apply for a Housing Rehabilitation Loan from El Dorado County.
Loans are available for homes in the unincorporated areas of the county. The funds can be used to weatherize homes, repair and replace roofs and foundations, upgrade electrical and plumbing systems, replace heating and air conditioning coils, and more.
There are income restrictions for applicants. For example, the maximum income is $40,800 for a one-person household and $58,250 for a four-person household.
For more information on the loans and the requirements, call the El Dorado County Human Services Housing Department at (530) 621-6377.