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Blood drive is Thursday

The Lake Tahoe Community College Associated Student Council will sponsor a community blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday in the Aspen Room near the library.

Appointments are available by calling the student council office at (530) 541-4660, ext. 229. Leave a message with your name, desired time slot, and phone number where you can be reached. Walk-ins are welcome but appointments are suggested since there could be a wait. Donors will receive coupons for a pint of Baskin-Robbins ice cream.

To give blood donors must be generally good health and free from cold symptoms for at least 48 hours; be at least 17 years old, or 16 years with parental consent; and weigh at least 110 pounds. There is no age limit to donate blood. Participants must bring a photo ID. Donors should drink plenty of fluid and eat a filling meal before giving blood.

Blood will be drawn by BloodSource, a not-for-profit community blood bank serving Northern and Central California. To learn more about BloodSource, including eligibility, call (800) 995-4420 or visit the Web site at http://www.bloodsource.org.

Variety show seeks acts

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Entertainers of all ages are wanted for a Variety Show – USO style, which will be performed Aug. 15 in the Lake Tahoe Community College Duke Theater. People interested in performing are asked to come to the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd., from 4 to 6 p.m. today. If music is required for their act, participants are asked to bring a CD, tape cassette or pianist with sheet music to accompany them.

Proceeds from the performance will benefit activities at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, which is used by many groups in the community. For more information call Ethel Aubrey at (530) 477-5767.

Booster club will meet

The South Tahoe High School Viking Booster Club will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the high school library. This is the final meeting for the school year. Recap of the golf tournament, election of officers and painting of the blue gym will be on the agenda.