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The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will host two alcohol-sales compliance seminars today at Lake Tahoe.

The seminars are two hours in length and will be held at the Horizon Casino Resort in Stateline.

The first class begins at 9 a.m.; the second is at 11 a.m.

The seminars are designed to instruct business owners, managers, supervisors, clerks, bartenders, waitresses or any other person involved in the legal sales of alcohol on the following:

— Federal, state and county liquor laws.

— Douglas County Liquor Board policy.

— Establishing a valid company policy for sales of alcohol.

— Steps for preventing alcohol sales to underage youths and limiting liability.

— Consequences for violating liquor-sales laws.

— How to check IDs thoroughly.

— Recognizing characteristics of false IDs.

— Questions to ask customers attempting to purchase alcohol.

— Dealing with hostile or uncooperative customers.

The classes are free to attend. For enrollment, contact Capt. David Aymami at (775) 586-7251 or Sgt. Jim Halsey at (775) 782-9931.

Information provided at these seminars has limited the liability of many businesses and employees by reducing or eliminating illegal sales of alcohol to minors within Douglas County.

The classes come highly recommended by Sheriff Ron Pierini for owners/employees of any business which sells alcohol on- or off-premises.

Are you a man? Do you like the library? We have a club for you! The South Lake Tahoe Library Club for Men meets the third Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the South Lake Tahoe Library conference room.

Tonight, the group will be discussing Greg Mortenson’s “Three Cups of Tea.” Free drinks and nibbles will be served. All are welcome.

For more details, contact Mark at (530) 573-3185.

The Tahoe Green Party will host a forum Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Lake Tahoe Community College, in the Aspen Room in the library building.

Things to talk about include Measure A, green education and buildings for schools, 2008 elections, fundraiser results and more.

El Dorado County Superior Court judges Steven Bailey and Robert Huckaby also will be present to answer questions.

All are welcome and encouraged to participate in the conversation.

Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Rod Walton at (530) 541-7729 or e-mail tahoegreenparty@yahoo.com.

Kingsbury Middle School offers performances from the band and choir at 7 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, call (775) 588-6281.

Zephyr Cove Elementary School’s choir will be performing at 6 p.m. May 27. Call (775) 588-4574 with questions.

Finally, George Whittell High School’s spring concert, featuring the band and the Black & White choir, will perform at 7 p.m. May 28. For more information, call (775) 588-2446.

Both family and friends are encouraged to come and offer their support to these music programs at the schools.


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