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Tahoe’s Response

American Legion the place to be

The South Tahoe High School Naval Junior ROTC car wash scheduled for Sept. 22 has been postponed until a later date.

Everyone is encouraged to attend the American Legion fund-raiser scheduled from noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 22 at the American Legion Post 795 on Lake Tahoe Boulevard across from the Lake Tahoe Community Presbyterian Church. Proceeds will benefit the New York Fire and Police departments.



Tuesday event at Horizon Casino

American Fare, a patriotic rally to benefit the Red Cross Disaster Relief Effort will take place from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Horizon Casino Resort.



Sponsored by Tahoe Businesses Who Care, Horizon Casino Resort, KRLT/KOWL radio, Resort Sports Network and Sealed with a Kiss, the fund-raiser will donate 100 percent of the proceeds to the effort.

Activities will include an opportunity to shake hands with local firefighters and police officers, a silent auction, American food, American general store, DJ, prizes, booths, fun for kids and a chance for people to express what they love most about being an American. Costumes and American dress are encouraged.

Entry fee is $5, which includes one raffle ticket, or five raffle tickets will be sold for $20. Tickets may be purchased at Alpina Cafe, Alpen Sierra Coffee, Sealed With a Kiss and other businesses. They will also be available the door.

Show patriotism on shirt and car

Lake Tahoe Printing Co. is raising money for the efforts in New York and Washington, D.C. The company is printing up patriotic bumper stickers and window decals for $1 each and various T-shirt designs ranging from $10 for short sleeves to $15 for long sleeves. Proceeds will be donated to the United Way Sept. 11th Fund, which is an established account for the victims of the tragic events and their families.

The items are available for purchase at the Chevron Station at Lake Tahoe and Ski Run boulevards. In addition, Lake Tahoe Printing is seeking area businesses with high foot traffic such as banks, gas stations, convenience stores, restaurants, bars and grocery stores to help out in distribution of these products. Call Sheri or Steve at (530) 546-5935 and they would be glad to bring T-shirts and stickers to each place of business.

“I’m sure you join us in prayers for the victims, their families and all those helping in the rescue/recovery and clean up efforts. Our hearts go out to them,” said Sheri Eberhardt, president and owner of Lake Tahoe Printing Co., 8393 N. Lake Tahoe Blvd. in Kings Beach, Calif.

Warriors wash cars on Sunday

Whittell High School’s leadership class will conduct a car wash from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 23 at Aspen Realty, corner of Elk Point Road and U.S. Highway 50 in Round Hill.

Donations of any kind will be accepted and all proceeds go to the New York relief fund.

Boat rides benefit the firemen’s fund

Action Watersports at Timber Cove Marina would like to do their part to help people involved in the tragedy at the World Trade Center in New York City. On Sept. 22 and 23 the company will donate 100 percent of the proceeds from Tahoe Thunder and Windsong to the Firemen/Police Relief Fund.

For reservations and more information call Action Watersports at (530) 541-7245.

A cool idea and a nice, cool drink

The children of the South Lake Tahoe Child Development Center will sponsor an ice cream and lemonade sale Sept. 22 at the center, 3441 Spruce Ave. The fund-raiser will begin at 2 p.m. and continue until the ice cream and lemonade run out.

Proceeds will be donated by the children and the center to families of the victims of the New York City World Trade Center tragedy. The minimum donation is $1.50 for one ice cream with a glass of lemonade, but additional donations will gladly be accepted and forwarded to the victims’ families.

Go see a movie on this Tuesday

The National Association of Theatre Owners will sponsor Victims’ Benefit Day at the Movies on Sept. 25. All Wallace and Hollywood theaters worldwide will be participating on that day and 100 percent of ticket and 100 percent of concession sales will be donated to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund and the Sept. 11 Fund of the United Way. The Wallace Theaters inside the Horizon Casino Resort will be participating in the event.

“We wish to express our heartfelt sympathy to all those whose lives were so painfully altered by the terrible events on Sept. 11 in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania. We also recognize and commend the heroic efforts of the individuals and organizations who have worked so tirelessly in the rescue and relief operation. We want to help the cause,” said John Fithian, president of the National Association of Theatre Owners.


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