The South Lake Tahoe Disaster Action Team of the Sacramento-Sierra Chapter of the American Red Cross is having a meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
The group is looking for people to be trained to respond to local disasters and participate in a variety of community praparedness events. Nursing professionals are especially needed.
Volunteers may give as much or as little time as they are able. For the safety of volunteers and clients, a background check is required to become an active member.
For more information, call Jaymee Willison at (530) 544-2657.
Democratic Club invites community to event
The Lake Tahoe Democratic Club invites the public to join club members for a look at our current political climate and what it means for the future. Scott Lukas, Lake Tahoe Community College anthropology professor, will facilitate a discussion on civics and civil liberties after a viewing of “Bill Moyers’ Journal: Tough Talk on Impeachment.”
Discussion and refreshments will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday (the movie begins at 6 p.m., talk at 7 p.m.) at the South Lake Tahoe Branch Library, 1000 Rufus Allen Boulevard. Call (530) 541-0152 for more information.
Vision Fair Saturday near Placerville
Everyone is invited to attend a Vision Fair sponsored by the El Dorado Center for the Visually Impaired from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Mother Lode Lions Hall, 4701 Missouri Flat Road in Diamond Springs.
The fair features news about the latest information, treatments, and technology related to eye care and equipment for the visually impaired, blind, and those interested in the field. Vendors and eyecare specialists will be present for demonstration and answering questions. For more information or directions, call (530) 626-6715.