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Ex in Ed recognizes top donors

Staff report

On Thursday, Oct. 2, 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.

Approximately 200 people attended and enjoyed lively entertainment by the Truckee High School Jazz Ensemble.

During the 2013-2014 fiscal year, Excellence in Education funded nearly $300,000 in grants to the teachers and programs of the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District.

The following organizations contributed greater than $20,000 to Excellence in Education in 2013-14 through participation in various fundraising programs: Tahoe Donner Association, Tahoe Mountain Club, Sugar Bowl, Martis Camp, Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows and Northstar California, Coyote Moon Golf Course, Resort at Squaw Creek and Tahoe City Golf Course.

Visit exined.org to learn more about the foundation.