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Excellence in Education honors Fellow and Star recipients, donors

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The following organizations contributed more than $10,000 to the Foundation last year through participation in various fundraising programs. From left: Jeff Brown, Tahoe Mountain Club; Ed McGargill, Coyote Moon; Peter Avedschmidt, Sugar Bowl; Jennifer Rock, Northstar; Mike Livak, Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows; Carla Yeager, Martis Camp; Jerusha Hall, Northstar; Brinn Talbot, Tahoe Donner; Heather Whitney, Martis Camp. Also recognized in this category, Resort at Squaw Creek and Tahoe City Golf Course.

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — On Thursday, Oct. 3 the Tahoe Truckee Excellence in Education Foundation hosted its annual recognition event at Squaw Valley's Olympic Village Lodge. The event is a celebration of donors, Fellow and Star award recipients and Foundation accomplishments.

Excellence in Education also honored its major donors from the 2012-2013 fiscal year.

More than 200 people attended the event and enjoyed lively entertainment by the North Tahoe High School Jazz Band. During 2012-2013, Excellence in Education funded more than $200,000 in grants to the teachers and programs of the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District.

The Excellence in Education Foundation was founded 25 years ago as a business / education partnership to enhance public education within TTUSD and strengthen the learning experience for students. For more information visit http://www.exined.org.

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