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Tennis professionals will play Friday and Saturday, Aug. 18 and 19, at the Incline Village Tennis Center, 964 Incline Way in Incline Village.

An exhibition match featuring Glenn Weiner and Thomas Blake will begin at 1 p.m. Friday and Pro/Am doubles matches will get under way at 11 a.m. Saturday. General admission is $5 and there is no charge for youths under 18 years of age.

The event will feature a silent auction that includes one-half hour hitting sessions with Weiner or Blake as well as raffles with prizes such as racquets, bags, apparel and certificates. The highest bidders in a live auction will play doubles with the pros on Saturday.

5K run raises CALSTAR funds

CALSTAR will host its second annual 5K run, “Run for Your Life – Flying 5K,” in conjunction with the 17th annual Lake Tahoe Air Fest, Sept. 2 at the South Lake Tahoe Airport.

The race starts at 9:30 a.m. Proceeds will go to help fund CALSTAR outreach projects. Registration will also get participants in to see the air show. For registration information contact http://www.flying5k.org or call (530) 544-2339.

Time to apply for grant funds

Soroptimist Community Service Grant applications are available for Soroptimist International of South Lake Tahoe Foundation’s 2006-2007 Community Service Grants program. Community organizations are encouraged to submit creative grant proposals that will create a lasting benefit for women and/or youth in the community. Deadline for receipt of applications is Sept. 29.

Most noted for its annual food and wine tasting, “The Best of Tahoe,” Soroptimist International of South Lake Tahoe Foundation is also known for service to the community. Throughout the years the service club has become increasingly effective in raising and creatively distributing funds among various organizations within the community as well as donating time and effort toward these projects.

The Community Service Grants program began in 1997 as a more equitable way for the club to award funding requests received from many worthy community groups. By receiving and reviewing applications at one time each year, all applications compete on equal footing.

Applications are available at http://www.sislt.org. They may also be picked up at South Tahoe Refuse main office, 2140 Ruth Ave., or at Dr. Steven Kline’s office, 276 Kingsbury Grade, Suite 103. For more information call Karen Kurtzman at (530) 541-5119.

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