Standing room only for Lisa Dobey
October 26, 2007
It was standing room only at the Glenshire Clubhouse last week for the Soroptimist International of Truckee-Donner’s “Woman of Distinction” reception.
That’s what happens when recipient Lisa Dobey has made such an impact on the community.
The evening started off with wine and a buffet dinner for approximately 150 guests who populated the clubhouse. , a former Sierra Nevada Region Governor of Soroptimists, presented a slide showoff the Soroptimists’ work in Nepal building a dorm for girls to live in while going to school.
Dobey, who is the CEO of the Truckee Tahoe Community Foundation, was surprised with a cleverly written song sung in unison by her staff. After all, every serious event needs a little comic relief! Dobey graciously accepted her award and spoke of her passion ” philanthropy, and how she genuinely enjoys going to work each and every day.
Former recipients of the Woman of Distinction award were in attendance including .
Some of those in the audience giving Dobey a much deserved standing ovation included , a very proud , Truckee Mayor of Tahoe Mountain Resorts and .