Pelosi in Mammoth
Okay, so it may not be the Pelosi you’re thinking of, but it’s close.
The Mono County Democratic Central Committee is pleased to welcome Christine Pelosi to Mammoth next Thursday, Sept. 16.
Pelosi, daughter of the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, is an attorney, author and activist. She is also a member of the California Democratic Party Platform Committee and the Democratic National Committee.
Pelosi will be the keynote speaker at the Mono County Democratic fundraising dinner to be held at The Bistro inside Snowcreek Athletic Club. No-host cocktails begin at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6. For reservations, call Jean Wuamett at 760.387.1012.
Fore-cast calls for golf
Tee off for a good cause on Sunday, Sept. 12, during the annual Mammoth Lakes Golf Classic at Sierra Star Golf Course. Shotgun start at 10 a.m. Registration is $125; sign up as an individual or a foursome … includes greens fees, cart, lunch, a nice gift, the awards after-party and silent auction.
Proceeds support Mammoth’s Cerro Coso Community College campus. Info: Maya at 760.934.3781/Maya@MammothLakesFoundation.org.
Ride appreciation day
Bike Park fans, mark your calendars, as Rider Appreciation Day is coming up on Saturday, Sept. 18. Hang with MMSA outside the Yodler and hit up the free barbecue for bike park passholders, and get in on a raffle for a bunch of prizes, including a 2011/12 Bike Park Pass. Non-passholders are welcome, too! In addition to the Panorama Gondola and the Bike Shuttle, Mammoth is running Stump Alley Express from 10 a.m-4 p.m on weekends. Stump Alley Shuttle Van runs Monday-Friday for laps through Twilight Zone, Chain Smoke and Velocity. The Bike Park Shuttle (Village to Main Lodge) operates 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily through Sept. 19.
Title 24 Class
A free Title 24 class, sponsored by the Eastern Sierra Energy Initiative and Cerro Coso College, will be held on Sept. 27 at Cerro Coso College’s Bishop campus. Learn how the new Energy Efficiency standards that took effect on Jan. 1 will affect building design in new commercial and residential projects as well as alterations. Lunch is provided, but registration is required. Contact Pamela Stayden at High Sierra Energy Foundation, 760.934.4650 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, to sign up.
Program funding administered by Southern California Edison under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission.
Tioga Pass Run
Do you have it, what it takes to conquer the Tioga Pass Run, this Sunday, Sept. 12? Race starts 7 a.m. (walking) or 8 a.m. (running) in Lee Vining on Main Street (US 395) in front of the Mono Lake Committee Information Center and Bookstore for 3,200 feet of elevation gain over a 12.4 mile course. Run finishes at the Tioga Pass entrance to Yosemite. Car shuttles will be available for transport to the finish line during the run and to Lee Vining after the run. Celebration follows at Tioga Toomey’s Whoa Nellie Deli in the Mobil Gas Mart Proceeds benefit the Mono Lake Committee.
Dedicated to the memory of Ferdinand Castillo, who cheered on finishers for the first 13 years. Registration ($40) includes: T-shirt, aid stations raffle prizes and refreshments. Enter until 30 minutes before start. Info: Ken Corathers 760.648.7288 or www.tiogapassrun.com.
SOS season finale
Make sure you don’t miss the season finale of the 2010 Summer of Stewardship Trail Day at Convict Lake, co-hosted by Convict Lake Resort, this Saturday, Sept. 11.
Meet at 8:30 a.m. on the resort front lawn. It’s your last chance to do volunteer trail work around Mammoth with Friends of the Inyo and Mammoth Lakes Trails and Public Access for trails maintenance and site enhancement, followed by lunch and raffle prizes. Volunteers of all ages and abilities are welcome! Wear work attire (sturdy shoes, long pants/shirt, sun protection).
Info: e-mail email@example.com.