Sierra Business Council to honor four with ‘14 vision awards |

Sierra Business Council to honor four with ‘14 vision awards

Special to the Sun

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Sierra Business Council recently announced winners of the 2014 Sierra Vision Awards.

Vision Awards, established in 1996, recognize and honor leadership in restoring and invigorating our local economies, communities, and environment.

“Vision Awards recipients are recognized for their major contributions to the realization of community vitality, environmental quality, economic prosperity and social fairness in the Sierra Nevada,” said Steve Frisch, president of the Sierra Business Council.

The 2014 Winners include:

Mayumi Elegado, publisher of Moonshine Ink; Richard Rowe, president of Kern River Valley Revitalization; Scott Paris, owner of the High Hand Nursery and Café in Loomis; and Tim Beals, Sierra County planning director.

The Vision Awards Ceremony will take place Thursday, Oct. 9, during SBC’s 20th Anniversary Conference, “Peak Innovation: The Next 20 Years,” at Granlibakken Conference Center and Lodge in Tahoe City.

Tickets to the Vision Awards dinner and reception are available for $50 at

This article was submitted to the Sun by Sierra Business Council, a 501c3 nonprofit “dedicated to building a better Sierra through on-the-ground projects that promote, develop and amplify the area’s social, natural and economic capital.”


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