June 18, 2007
Golfers will play all day to raise funds
The South Lake Tahoe Moose Lodge will conduct its second annual Longest Day of Golf on Wednesday at Tahoe Paradise Golf Course in Meyers, where the golfers will play from sunup until sundown.
The event is sponsored by Moose Lodge, Sierra at Tahoe, El Dorado County Employee’s Association Local 1, South Tahoe Refuse Company and Harrah’s/Harveys. The goal is to raise $10,000 and all proceeds will be donated to the South Lake Tahoe Cancer League.
Donations may be mailed or dropped off to the Moose Lodge, 961 Eloise Ave., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150. For more information contact Glen Gates at (530) 416-1640.
Cruise on in for Wednesday night fun
The public is invited to Cool Car Wednesdays Cruise Nights from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the Horizon Casino Resort. The event is sponsored by the Horizon and International Good Samaritans Safe Ride Club.
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The event features free entry to all cool cars, trucks and motorcycles and secure parking for the first 30 cars. Every entered vehicle owner will receive a two-for-one drink token.
Every Wednesday night there will be a random drawing for dinner for two (must have car and be present at 8:30 p.m.) T-shirts and raffle tickets to win a hot rod and a Harley. Attendance at Cruise Night helps determine Best Tahoe Cruiser in September. Call (530) 541-7300.
Long locks sought for cancer patients
Sessions Salon is offering the opportunity for anyone willing to cut 12 or more inches of their hair to donate to Locks of Love. Sessions will contribute any donation for the new hairstyle to Relay for Life, which will take place July 28 and 29 at Kahle Community Park.
The children who have lost hair due to treatment will benefit immensely from your hair donation as wigs are created free of charge to them. The American Cancer Society will receive funds generated from Relay for Life.
To make an appointment call Sessions Salon at (530) 541-2722. You will help many people and look great, too.
Cancer patients share info, support
The South Lake Tahoe Breast Cancer Support Group meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd. The next meeting will be June 21.
The support group offers an opportunity to meet other women who are breast cancer survivors and share information and support. An invitation is extended to all women at the South Shore who have experienced cancer of any kind. For details contact Christine Triggs at (530) 577-0363.
Democrats to open new headquarters
The grand opening of the Douglas County Democratic Central Committee’s new headquarters will take place from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at 1662 Highway 395, Suite 105, in Minden.
There will be light refreshments, music, raffle prizes and special guests. Many of the Democratic presidential candidates will have representatives present. For more information contact Cindy Trigg at F4Trigg@aol.com or (775) 338-1561.
Summer swim lessons starting soon
Sign-ups are going on for swim lessons at the South Lake Tahoe Parks and Recreation Swim Pool Complex. The summer sessions begin June 25 for the Monday through Thursday evening classes, June 26 for morning classes, and June 21 for Saturday.
Group swim lessons are for 3 to 13 year-olds and the cost is $35 for any eight classes. The Session A evening and the Saturday sessions each cost $26.25 for six classes.
Private swim lessons are ongoing and great for all ages and abilities. Prices begin at $20 per 25 minutes for one student. Group and private swim lessons are offered year-around.
Register for all classes at the South Lake Tahoe Recreation and Swim Pool Complex, 1180 Rufus Allen Blvd., Monday through Saturday. For questions call (530) 542-6056 or visit the Recreation Complex.