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Excellence in Education celebrates 2014-15 donors

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The following organizations contributed greater than $20,000 to the Foundation last year through participation in various fundraising programs. From left: Peter Avedschmidt, Sugar Bowl; Nicole Todd Bailey, Martis Camp; Robb Etnyre, Tahoe Donner Association; Beth Howard, Northstar California; Mike Livak, Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows; Jeff Brown, Tahoe Mountain Club. Also recognized in this category Coyote Moon Golf Course, Resort at Squaw Creek, Tahoe City Golf Course and Homewood.
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On Thursday, Oct. 1, the Tahoe Truckee Excellence in Education Foundation hosted its annual recognition event at PlumpJack in Squaw Valley.

The event is a celebration of donors, Fellow and Star award recipients and Foundation accomplishments.

Approximately 200 people attended the event and enjoyed entertainment by a North Tahoe High jazz trio. During the 2014-2015 fiscal year, Excellence in Education funded over $260,000 in grants to the teachers and programs of the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District.

Visit exined.org to learn more about the Tahoe Truckee Excellence in Education Foundation.