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What’s Happening

The Alzheimer’s Aid Society of Northern California Support Group will meet at 10 a.m. today at the Elder Options Annex, 535 Main Street, Placerville, Calif.

A Share and Care time will follow the meeting. For more information call Bea Gorman at (916) 448-7001.

School benefit at Applebees

Applebees, the local neighborhood restaurant, has teamed up with Sierra House Elementary School for a benefit night. The event is scheduled between 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Applebees, 3987 Lake Tahoe Blvd. Come and see the principal and a few teachers work outside their classroom as servers.

Present a “25 percent night” flyer to your food server and Applebees will donate 25 percent of all proceeds during the hours of 5 to 8 p.m. to Sierra House Elementary School for educational needs. Flyers may be picked up at Sierra House Elementary.

This is Applebees’ chance to give back to the community and the future needs of youths. Don’t forget to bring a flyer. It must be presented to participate in this offer.

Winter Expo this week at Caesars

Tahoe Winter Expo – the event where locals discover what is in store for winter 2004-05 – is just days away. On Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Caesars Tahoe there will be approximately 60 booths ready to pump locals up for the season. There will be food, drinks and giveaways all evening.

Advance tickets are available at both chambers of commerce, Placer Title in California and McCall Realty in Nevada for $10. They will be $15 at the door. All proceeds benefit Core 24 Charities, a Stateline-based nonprofit charity dedicated to returning the profits to charitable organizations on the South Shore.

For more information contact Matt Krystofiak at (775) 586-3515, Ext. 3407.

Holiday food drive at Curves

Curves, 30-minute Fitness and Weight Loss Center, 212 Elks Point Road, No. 550, in the Round Hill Shopping Center in Zephyr Cove, will be joining Curves International, Inc., “Food For Friends” food drive to benefit Christmas Cheer, a local food bank in South Lake Tahoe. Last year, the Curves food drive collected more than 4,250,000 pounds of food for local communities across the nation.

Anyone joining Curves the month of November may bring a bag of groceries and have the normal service fee waived. Anyone may drop off non-perishable food items at Curves Monday through Saturday during business hours.

“The Food For Friends promotion allows us, the franchisees, to help more women reach their fitness goals, while giving back to the community simultaneously,” said Andrea Boyd, owner of the Round Hill club.

Curves offers a 30-minute workout that combines strength training and sustained cardiovascular activity through safe and effective hydraulic resistance. Curves also offers weight management counseling featuring a breakthrough, scientifically proven method to raise metabolic rate and end the need for perpetual dieting. Gary Heavin, Curves’ Founder and CEO, is the author of several books, including The New York Times best-sellers “Curves: Permanent Results Without Permanent Dieting” and “Curves On The Go.”

Curves franchises are 100-percent independently owned and operated. With more than 8,400 locations and 3 million members worldwide, Curves is the world’s largest fitness center franchise. For more information visit http://www.curvesinternational.com.

Elks crab feed fund-raiser

Lake Tahoe Elks Lodge 2094 will conduct its 24th annual fund-raiser for disadvantaged children Dec. 3 at the Elks Lodge, 1635 Elks Club Drive. The lounge opens at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7 p.m.

This year’s all-you-can-eat dinner will include fresh Dungeness crab from Oregon, clam chowder, cole slaw and garlic bread. The event also will offer great raffle prizes.

The crab feed fund-raiser is $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Tickets are available at Chris’s Café in Meyers and Key’s Liquor. For home delivery of five tickets or more call Ken at (530) 577-3111.

The Elks are dedicated to the well-being of children. Your support to this event will help the Elks achieve one of their goals – helping disadvantaged children in South Lake Tahoe.

For more information call the Elks Lodge at (530) 577-2094.

– Provided to the Tribune

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