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February was Black History Month

By: Linda Mendizabal Harriet Tubman, A Champion of Freedom Born into slavery around 1822 in Bucktown, near Cambridge, MD. On the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Tubman was one of nine children of Harriet Green and Benjamin Ross. She escaped the bonds of slavery in the summer of 1849, traveling by night through Maryland and Delaware […]

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Support Plus

I invite each of you to please let me know if there is some difficult situation in your life so that we may offer our support as a club.  AND, to also, when you note another member in a stressful time, to please (with their permission) call me and let me know. This month, our long time […]

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Challenge Days Needs Volunteers

Challenge Day at South Tahoe High School needs volunteers on Monday, March 18, 7:30 am-3:00 pm.  Challenge Day mission and vision: Mission: Challenge Days provide youth and their communities with experiential programs that demonstrate the possibility of love and connection through the celebration of diversity, truth and full expression. Vision: That every child lives in […]

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Program Schedule for March and April

March 13               Annual Awards Presentation—Live Your Dream, G.I.V.E. and Ruby Awards, Harrah’s March 20               Using DNA Technology to Solve Crimes Now and in the Future—Advances in Forensics, Laurie Ault, Harrah’s March 27               Managing Menopause, Dr. Clare Rudolph, Harrah’s April 3                     Business Meeting, Harrah’s April 10                   Featured Member/Social:  […]

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Actions Taken at the March Board Meeting

Passed unanimously to elect Jenn Lukins to fill the President-elect position for the remainder of the 2018-2019 year Passed unanimously to pay up to $500 toward member expenses to attend the 43rd Annual Sierra Nevada Region Conference including $50 for a raffle basket at the conference from the Contingency Fund Passed unanimously to pay $240 […]

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A Message From President Pam

Spring is on the way although it may not look like it when you look out your window.  I am so excited that we elected Jenn Lukins to fill the President-elect position for the remainder of this year and she has every intention of continuing on as President next year!  I am also excited that […]

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Newsmonger

By: Linda Mendizabal SISLT and SITS have been participating in the Camp Fire Childrens’ Book Drive – members have generously donated children’s books to replenish the books children lost in the Paradise fire … CHERYL CHAMBERS welcomed a new grandson, Nolan James on January 22 and introduced him to us at a recent meeting (and his mom, Katie) … MARYLOU […]

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Recruitment & Retention

February 2019 brought us two great new members;  Nina Brox and Donna Sohan!  They were oriented together by myself and Aletha Nelligan.  They were inducted at the March Business Meeting. Nina Brox Nina’s return to Lake Tahoe brings her full circle.  She grew up in the Bay Area, spending weekends at the lake. Nina studied international political science and modern […]

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Attendance Reminder

Just a reminder to all that your RSVP to the weekly attendance notice is important.   We need to give Harrah’s or Harveys numbers by 12:30 on the Monday before a meeting.  An accurate count keeps our expenses way down and helps the venue plan the amount of food needed.  Remember that if you register […]

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