CATT to celebrate anniversary with public party

Special to the Sun

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe (CATT) invites the public to attend a fun-filled, family friendly celebration on Friday, Aug. 16, commemorating CATT’s 15th anniversary.

The anniversary party will run from noon to 7 p.m. at the Truckee River Regional Park.

The kickoff activity is a free lunch for the public, noon-1 p.m.

A trade show and carpentry skills contest will provide plenty to see and do during the afternoon. Both events are free to the public and run from noon to 4 p.m.

The trade show will feature a variety of suppliers showing off their latest and greatest products. The carpentry skills contest pits CATT company against CATT company in a timed event with two categories: rough carpentry and finish carpentry. The rough carpentry contest requires each two-man team to build a sawhorse while the finish carpentry contest requires each two-man team to build a birdhouse.

All teams will be judged on design, speed, and quality. First, second and third-place winners will be announced at 5 p.m. If there is a tie, a “build-off” will be held.

Dinner will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. The dinner menu consists of barbecued ribs or chicken with beans and salad. Anniversary cake will complete the meal. Cost is $12 per person in advance or $15 at the party. A live band, Angele and The Wildwood Band, will entertain the crowd during the dinner service.

Reserve lunch or dinner by calling 530-550-9999, email or visit for a downloadable form.

CATT Party Chairman Mark Tanner said, “The construction industry is an integral part of our region. The Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe was created in 1998 with a community mindset that endures today. Come help us celebrate 15 years of building our communities.”


CATT is a regional, nonprofit trade association composed of 307 member companies, representing a broad cross section of the building industry and related professions. CATT’s mission is to promote a positive business environment for the building and housing industry and enhance opportunities for its members and the community.

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