The American Red Cross South Lake Tahoe Disaster Action Team meets at 1:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd. The next regularly scheduled meeting will be Wednesday.
Anyone interested in helping serve the community is welcome to join the team.
For more information call Sharon Marlowe at (530) 542-4972; write to P.O. Box 16264, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96151; e-mail info@laketahoeredcross; or visit the Web site at http://www.laketahoeredcross.org.
Family support group gathers
Compassionate Friends, a support group for families who have lost a child of any age, will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
Rebecca Phillipsen, social worker with Barton Hospice, is the professional adviser to the group. She has worked with families to cope with grief at the loss of their loved ones.
Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information call Arline at (775) 588-6997 or Jonquil at (530) 544-6892.
Longtime teacher leaving legacy
A collectible plate sale will take place Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m. at Kahle Community Center, 236 Kingsbury Grade.
The sale is in remembrance of Sue French, who was a teacher for 40 years at Lake Tahoe and a member of Kahle’s Senior Walking Club.
French’s family has graciously donated her collection of plates to sell, with the proceeds going toward the expansion of the rock-climbing wall. Plates include Pickards, Hummels and more. Donations of $10 per plate or $30 for three will be accepted.
For more information call Kahle Community Center at (775) 586-7271.
6-week baseball league starting
Sign-ups for the non-competitive ages 6-18 boys and girls Junior Giants Baseball League are available at the Boys and Girls Club of Lake Tahoe, Al Tahoe Elementary School.
The six-week league will start July 19 with practices and games from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. The league is free and offered to all children in the community. Equipment, including gloves, will be provided. Adult volunteers also are needed.
To volunteer and for more information telephone (530) 542-0838.
GOP meets at judge’s chambers
The Douglas County Republican Central Committee is inviting registered Republicans of the county to become members.
To become a voting member you must be a registered Republican voter in Douglas County and attend the monthly meetings.
Meetings alternate between the Carson Valley and Lake Tahoe areas of the county at 7:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month. The next meeting will take place Thursday at the sheriff’s substation in Judge Glasson’s courtroom, 175 Highway 50, Stateline.
Coffee and social begin at 7 p.m. and the meeting will get under way at 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker is Bill Reinhard, who has worked as a deputy for both the secretary of state and controller and will speak on those offices.
For additional information contact Valida McMichael, chair, at (775) 721-4744; Joe Denton, valley vice chair, at (775) 265-7465; or Kathleen Sloan, lake vice chair at (775) 588-3726. Visit our Web site at http://www.douglasnvgop.com.
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