March 15, 2006
A free wellness lecture titled “Poison Prevention: It’s Not Just Kid Stuff” will take place from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuestay at the Barton Hospital board room. The speaker will be Terry Cherry, Ph.D.
March is National Poison Prevention Month. The presentation will provide information on poison prevention in both children and adults. A growing number of seniors experience poisonings through misunderstanding of their medication regimens. Poison Information, phone stickers, children activity booklets, and brochures for all age groups will be provided.
For more information call the Barton Health Resource Center at (530)-543-5537.
Fundraiser for AIDS awareness
The George Whittell High School Leadership Class will present “Jam Against AIDS!” from 5 to 8 p.m. March 30 at Caesars Tahoe.
The fundraiser is a benefit to raise awareness about AIDS and raise money for Sierra Foothills AIDS Foundation, and to help local people with expenses and problems associated with AIDS.
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The cost is $25 for youth under 18, $35 general admission and $30 for seniors 55 years and up.
The event will include live music, free food donated by local restaurants, tons of giveaways, and an evening of fun and enjoyment.
“Together we can make a difference.” Everyone is encouraged to attend and show their support. For more information call Jeremy Worley at (775) 901-1440.
Writers group meets tonight
The Lake Tahoe Writers Group will hold their bi-weekly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Today. The meeting will take place upstairs at the Avant Garde’n Art Supplies store, 2707 Lake Tahoe Blvd., between Meek’s Building Center and the Red Hut.
All Lake Tahoe writers, current and aspiring, are encouraged to attend and offer and receive support for submitted stories and poetry. For more information contact Avant Garde’n at (530) 544-3116.
– Provided to the Tribune