November 1, 2005
Relay for Life will conduct its “Relay University” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Atlantis Hotel in Reno. It’s a great learning opportunity for everyone who will be involved in South Lake Tahoe’s Relay for Life that is scheduled July 22 and 23 at Kahle Community Park.
To make a reservation and for more information call Judi Sparrow at (775) 586-1066.
Faire to feature holiday treasures
The Barton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Holiday Faire is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Theresa Parish Hall, Lyons Avenue and Lake Tahoe Boulevard. Admission is free.
The event will feature a Kidz Zone, where only youth can shop; Attic treasures such as holiday items, dolls, silver, purses, linens, jewelry and collectibles; fashions from the Attic with strolling models; food zone featuring sandwiches, pies, snacks and beverages; and sale of the famous auxiliary cheese balls.
New this year will be free photos of children with the Holiday Faire Wish List Queen by Laine Photolabs from noon to 2 p.m. The faire will include a live remote with Larry Kay of KTHO radio.
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Event accepts used computers
It’s time again for computer recycling. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday any unwanted electronic equipment can be dropped off at the Burger King parking lot, Highway 50 in Stateline. Equipment will be refurbished, repaired, upgraded and donated back to families in the Lake Tahoe area.
All electronic waste, except TVs, will be accepted. Items that can be dropped off include computers, printers, monitors, cables, software, manuals, ink cartridges and cell phones.
A donation of $10 per car load is suggested to benefit ComputerCorps and Kingsbury Middle School. Local sponsors include Call-and-Haul, Windemere Distinctive International Homes, Systems Annex, Boy Scout Troop 468, Kingsbury Middle School Parents’ Club and George Whittell High School Booster Club.
Systems Annex has agreed to accept donated equipment before Saturday for people who can’t come to the scheduled collection. They are located at 195 Highway 50, Suite 302, by Round Hill in the Visitors Center Building.
Program seeks hats, mittens
Attention all you crafty folk who knit and crotchet.
The annual Caps for Kids collection is under way. Through cooperation of South Lake Tahoe Parks and Recreation Department, El Dorado County Community Services Department and Christmas Cheer, your handmade hats, scarves and mittens are wanted for distribution. All donated caps will be given to local needy children this holiday season by Christmas Cheer.
For timely distribution, caps should be dropped off at the Recreation Complex, 1180 Rufus Allen Blvd., by Dec. 14.
If you need a pattern, please drop by the Recreation Complex or give us a call at (530) 542-6056.
Thanks for your caring, by creating wonderful, warm and needed accessories for our local youth!
Send us info on holiday events
A calendar of events related to the holiday season will be published Nov. 24 and Dec. 9 in the Tahoe Daily Tribune Gift Guide, which will be inserted into the newspaper.
Any nonprofit organization, service club, or church that would like its holiday programs, parties, and services included must provide information in writing no later than Nov. 18. Deliver or mail information to Nancy Hayden at the Tahoe Daily Tribune, 3079 Harrison Ave.; fax to (530) 541-0373; or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Basic information including name of event, date, time and location should be submitted as soon as this information is determined. The calendar will be more complete if information is provided well before the deadline.
More detailed press releases for articles may be submitted closer to the date of the event.
For more information call (530) 541-3880, Ext. 213.