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A car wash to benefit the wife and child of slain Iraq war veteran Army Sgt. Timothy “Timmy” Smith will take place from 8 a.m. to noon today at the Lake Tahoe Unified School District bus barn on Al Tahoe Boulevard in South Lake Tahoe.

Smith was killed April 7 after a roadside bomb exploded during routine patrol in Baghdad. He was 25 and a 2001 graduate of South Tahoe High School.

This is a group effort of the Lake Tahoe Community College Fire Academy cadets.

For more information, contact Leona Allen at (530) 541-4660, ext. 554, or allenl@ltcc.edu.

The South Tahoe Pop Warner football season begins Aug. 4. All boys and girls ages 5 to 15 and parents wishing to participate can sign up at all the elementary and middle school open houses this week on Wednesday and June 5. Applications also are available online at http://www.southtahoepopwarner.com.

Register online early to receive a discount. This is a nationwide football program that is safe, fun and promotes team spirit, sportsmanship and character building.

Currently, the team needs to double its numbers to have a full practice. The Tahoe team also competes with teams in the Minden and Reno areas.

Pop Warner raffle tickets currently are available for an all inclusive Hawaiian vacation. The second-place prize is a fishing trip on Lake Tahoe for six, donated by Mile High Fishing Charters of Lake Tahoe. Many more prizes are being offered by local merchants.

Tickets can be purchased for $10. You do not need to participate in the Pop Warner program to enter the drawing. All proceeds from the raffle will stay in our community to help the South Tahoe Pop Warner Association with the purchase of new equipment and offering free scholarships for families that may not be able to afford to have their children participate in the program.

If you have any questions, would like to participate or would like to purchase a raffle ticket, please contact Chuck Leonard, South Tahoe Pop Warner president, at (530) 542-3970, or e-mail him at chuck@evidently.net.

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