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Since its inception, the Lake Tahoe Educational Foundation has granted more than $30,000 in fellowship grants. These grants, in the amount of $1,000, have been awarded to South Tahoe High School graduates who are pursuing teaching credentials.

Any South Tahoe High School graduate who is approaching his or her college post-graduate year in pursuit of a teaching credential is encouraged to apply for the foundation’s fellowship.

To receive an application contact Le Anne Kankel at (530) 543-5563 or e-mail http://www.lkankel@bartonhealth.org by Friday.

The fellowship will be awarded May 26 at the Lake Tahoe Educational Foundation Celebration of Education at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe.

Hockey league is now forming

The city of South Lake Tahoe is starting a 15-game Adult Summer Hockey League that will take place May 15 through Aug. 24. A new format is being offered for the adult divisions.

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(A) Division is the top division, followed by the (B) Division, and the beginner division is the (C) Division.

A league-wide draft and ratings meeting has been scheduled May 1.

Players are encouraged to get their 10-player team signed up before May 1 or sign up as a free agent by calling (530) 542-6262, stopping by the South Tahoe Ice Arena, 1176 Rufus Allen Blvd., or by e-mailing bpelkola@cityofslt.us.

Hawaii is theme of Friday dance

Tahoe Dance Band invites everyone to a dance from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Friday at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd. The theme is “Springtime in Hawaii.” It is suggested that those who wish wear Hawaiian clothes or something with a Hawaiian motif.

The band plays all kinds of music for dancing and listening pleasure. There are always men and women who come alone to find dance partners or to just enjoy listening to the music. Come and join everyone for a lot of fun.

Admission is $6 and includes appetizers, cheese, wine, desserts and coffee. Participants can win a free door prize. There also will be a raffle for some good prizes. For more information call Jonquil at (530) 544-6892 or John at (530) 541-2773.

Leave the kids behind Friday

The city of South Lake Tahoe Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor a Parents Night Out from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Recreation and Swim Pool Complex, 1180 Rufus Allen Blvd.

The Parents Night Out is for students in kindergarten through eighth grade. The fun all starts at 6:30 p.m. with swimming and movies.

The cost is $5 per child and advance registration is required. For an extra $2.50, two slices of pizza and a cup of soda can be purchased.

Participants can bring their own dinner.

For more information, call (530) 542-6056.

Planning starts for child event

Lake Tahoe Community College celebrates the community’s children every year at Day of the Young Child. This year the event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 18 on the LTCC campus. It is a free day of fun and learning for families with activities geared for preschool children through third grade.

Anyone interested in participating in Day of the Young Child should contact event coordinator Sher Eymann at (530) 544-4355.

Benefit show for fire victims

A concert to benefit Paul and JP Howell will begin at 8 p.m. Saturday at Hoss Hoggs. A fire that took place March 9 consumed the Howell’s home in Meyers with all their possessions including musical equipment, three dogs and a ferret.

All proceeds from the concert will go to help the Howells get back on their feet.

Bands to be featured include Heroes To Know One, The Danny Parslow Experience, The Versatiles, The Hyena’s, the Dimwits, Lavish Green, Desire to Die and Mind Vice.

Tickets are $5 at the door and raffle tickets will be sold for $2 each. Raffle prizes will be provided by favorite local venues.

Historian seeks help with project

Wallace Wyss, a historian and editor from Riverside, is seeking information on former South Shore businessman, Carroll Shelby.

Wyss is updating a book he wrote on Shelby titled, “Shelby’s Wildlife: the Cobras and Mustangs.”

Wyss is asking Tahoe Daily Tribune readers to send a humorous anecdote they remember about Shelby, creator of the Cobra cars, involving either the Ford dealership he owned or the Sky Terrace hotel with its Trophy Bar. He also would like old snapshots of “Shel.”

For more information, please contact Wyss at P.O. Box 55095, Riverside, CA 92517 or by e-mail at Photojournalistpro@hotmail.com.