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Emerald Bay Center for Women’s Health will conduct a parking lot sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 1 at the center, 1154 Emerald Bay Road. All proceeds will be donated to the local Relay for Life, a fundraiser for cancer research.

The first South Lake Tahoe relay is scheduled July 22 and 23 at Kahle Community Park, 236 Kingsbury Grade. Dr. Kelly Shanahan and her staff are fielding a relay team and are raising funds for the fight against cancer. Anyone who would like to donate rummage sale items may call Gay at (530) 542-4961.

Everyone is encouraged to stop by Emerald Bay Center for Women’s Health July 1 and buy, buy, buy.

Gardnerville will be tasty

The Douglas County Historical Society will host the annual fundraising event, Taste of Gardnerville, beginning at 5 p.m. August 5. Tickets are $20 each and may be purchased at the Carson Valley Museum and at Nelson’s Restaurant in Gardnerville. Tickets are limited in number.

A variety of food tasting will be available at numerous cooperating restaurants along Main Street. Some restaurants offering tastings are The Overland Hotel and Bar, Nelson’s Take Five (last year’s overall winner), Shady Grove Coffee Company (new this year), Sharkeys, JT’s, Two Guys From Italy, and Woodettes.

New this year in the parking lot at the Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center are food tastings by Panchitas “Killer Salsa,” Full Belly Deli, and Holy Grounds Coffee House, along with Port of Subs, which has been with us every year. The museum will also have a full bar set up.

Entertainment will be offered at several locations. Ben Crocker will be playing guitar at the museum during the event, and Mike Maloney will sing and play guitar at JT’s. At the Shady Grove Coffee Company, the winner of the Battle of the Bands, Order 67, will be performing.

Besides food and entertainment, various shops will stay open for patrons’ perusal. Fresh Ideas will be serving wine. Classical Glass, McDuffys, Country Carousel and Old Town Antiques will be serving treats to people who browse their shops. Cheshire Antiques will have goodies from Russels Mercantile and Bakery. The music will be courtesy of the shops.

Fundraiser for skate park set

A fundraiser to benefit the expansion of the South Tahoe Skate Park has been scheduled from 6 p.m. to closing July 1 at the Legion Post, 2748 Lake Tahoe Blvd., across from Meek’s Building Center.

The fundraiser will include hot dogs, salads and desserts for $2 per person. Donations will be accepted at the door. Tickets for door prizes will be available at 20 tickets for $5.

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