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Tahoe League for Charity donates $4,000 to 7 nonprofits

Linda Schwoob
Special to the Sun
Back row, from left: Heidi Alstead, Anne Greenwood, Jan Potter and John Singlaub; seated is Coral Amende and Amy Kelley. All were on hand to accept their awards last month.
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TAHOE CITY, Calif. — On Sept. 14 at Jake’s on the Lake in Tahoe City, Tahoe League for Charity honored its grant award recipients for 2015.

In our effort to do the most good for the largest number of people with our limited funds, we awarded a total of $4,000 to the following:

$500 was awarded to AAUW-North Tahoe to help support a middle school female student attending Tech Trek Math and Science Camp. Jan Potter accepted the award.

$500 was awarded to the Friends of the Kings Beach Library. Our donation will enrich the library’s local interest section of books and materials written by local authors encompassing local trail guides, local history etc. Anne Greenwood accepted the award.

$500 was awarded to the North Tahoe Resource Center to support the development of a comprehensive financial literacy and coaching program for low-income community members. Amy Kelley accepted the award.

$500 was awarded to Project MANA for the emergency food needs of low-income children, seniors and families and was accepted by Heidi Alstead.

$1,000 was awarded to Sierra Senior Services, providing daily meals to 400 at-risk seniors at the community dining room or the Meals on Wheels Program in the Tahoe Truckee area. The award was forwarded to Sarah Deardorff.

$500 was awarded to The Tahoe Rim Trail Association to support a 2016 Youth Backcountry Camp provided to the Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe encouraging active outdoor lifestyles. John Singlaub accepted the award.

$500 was awarded to the Wylie Animal Rescue Foundation, which provides low cost spay/neuter assistance, as well as emergency and basic veterinary care for injured and sick pets. Coral Amende accepted the award.

The Oct. 12 Tahoe League for Charity meeting featured Lora Nadolski, executive director of The Tahoe Maritime Museum. She was scheduled to provide the group with information on the museum’s wooden boat exhibits, which rotate annually, and its changing array of public programs, which provide a unique look at Lake Tahoe’s maritime past.

Linda Schwoob is Publicity Chair for Tahoe League for Charity. Visit tahoeleagueforcharity.org for information.