Skate to help fire victims
South Tahoe High School cheerleaders will conduct a family skate night fundraiser July 28 to benefit Angora fire victims. The benefit will take place from 7 to 10:30 p.m. at the South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena, 1176 Rufus Allen Blvd.
The cost of $10 per person includes admission and skate rental, and 25 percent of proceeds will go to people affected by the fire. Tickets are available at the door. Family skate night will have skating, games, a silent raffle, music and food with additional fees for extra activities. Bring your entire family and support your community.
Concert is an Angora benefit
Lake Tahoe Elks Lodge will present a music concert to benefit victims of the Angora fire from 4 to 9 p.m. July 29 at the lodge, 1635 Elks Club Drive. The concert will feature the Steve Walker Band, Fabrizio and B.J. & Friends.
The event will include a no-host bar. Hamburgers, hot dogs, chili and other food will be available for purchase from 4 to 7 p.m. No admission will be charged, but donations will be accepted for people affected by the Angora fire.
Bring your friends and enjoy the day.
Democrats host barbecue
The Douglas County Democratic Central Committee will present Blues on the Ranch from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, July 29, at the Hollister Ranch in Genoa. Three local bands will perform at the fourth annual barbecue. The Hollister Ranch is at 2510 Ranch House Road, one mile north of the Genoa intersection off Jack’s Valley Road
The Blue Haven Blues Band, Hellbusters and Jeff of the Jeff Jones Band will accompany a gourmet barbecue of spit-roasted steamship round of beef, barbecued chicken, a surprising selection of delicious side dishes, desserts and beverages. There will be hot dogs for the children, too.
Elected officials as well as representatives of the Democratic presidential candidates will be available to discuss issues and the 2008 caucuses. Tickets for the event are $10 per person at the door and children under 12 are free.
Call Gim Hollister at (775) 782-2874.
Groups are there for pets
The Lake Tahoe Humane Society and S.P.C.A. remind Tahoe’s pet people that complete pet support is available. The community is asked to help pass the word.
This service includes pet food, supplies and equipment. Instant ID tags for new or temporary contact numbers also are free. Special needs can be met. Come by or call for an appointment at (530) 542-2857. The Lake Tahoe Humane Society Center is located at 1221 Emerald Bay Road near Ernie’s Coffee Shop. Look for the sign behind Snowshoe Thompson’s Ski Rental.