Fund established to aid officers’ families
The South Lake Tahoe Police Department has established the New York Police Survivors Fund to benefit families of officers whose lives were lost in the World Trade Center terrorist attack on America.
Donations may be sent directly to U.S. Bank, USA Police Survivors Donation Fund, 2850 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 or to South Lake Tahoe Police Department, 1352 Johnson Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150.
Checks should be made payable to USA Police Survivors Donation, Account No. 153490515597. Any uniformed officer will accept donations. No telephone solicitations will be conducted.
For more information call (530) 542-6100.
Sales of decals will benefit relief fund
Trying to find an American flag is becoming increasingly difficult in light of the recent terrorist attack on the nation. One local resident has found a solution for those who wish to show their patriotism by displaying the Stars and Stripes.
Leah Rhodes has created three different designs of window decals and is selling them for $1 each. The 4-by-6-inch decals carry the message God Bless America, I Love the USA and Sweet Land of Liberty.
The decals are available during business hours at the administration office of Sierra Recovery Center, 972 Tallac Ave., or requests may be sent by e-mail to Tahoegal firstname.lastname@example.org. All proceeds will benefit the Victims Relief Fund in New York City.
Nail trim proceeds to go to Red Cross
To assist those in need in the face of the nation’s recent tragedy Alpine Animal Hospital is donating 100 percent of the proceeds from all nail trims through Oct. 15 to the American Red Cross.
To participate with a pet come to Alpine Animal Hospital, 921 Emerald Bay Road, between the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. No appointment is needed.
For more information call the hospital at (530) 541-4040.
Bike race supports BMX scholarship fund
South Tahoe BMX and Laine Photo Labs Inc., will present on Oct. 2 the Mike Hart Memorial Full Moon Madness BMX Race. Race registration is scheduled from 4 to 5:30 p.m., with the race following immediately.
The entry fee is $10 and all riders must be members of the American Bicycle Association. Applications will be available at the race site, South Lake Tahoe BMX Track,1100 Lyons Ave., Al Tahoe Elementary School.
All rider registration proceeds will support local youth through the South Lake Tahoe BMX Scholarship Fund. The fund provides memberships and equipment to qualified youth. All donations will be accepted, whether participating in the race or not.
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