Truckee Rotary to host second annual Career Day for high school juniors
February 8, 2010
TRUCKEE and#8212; For the second year in a row, the Rotary Club of Truckee is answering an unmet need in our community: Connecting high school students with a broad range of local and regional career options.
Topics will focus on popular themes such as green technology, job trends, service opportunities, local jobs and vocational work opportunities. Sierra College and Sierra Nevada College representatives will also be present to answer questions about career training and educational degree options.
and#8220;The Tahoe Truckee Unified School District appreciates the efforts of the local community to provide support to the students at our high schools,and#8221; said Steve Jennings, Truckee Rotary Club member and superintendent of the school district. and#8220;This is an excellent example of how local businesses and service clubs can work with TTUSD for the benefit of the schools. We live in a community that is rich in knowledge, talent and resources, and TTUSD values these efforts that benefit our students.and#8221;
Truckee Rotary is sponsoring the event on Friday, March 19 at the North Tahoe Event Center in Kings Beach. The club has partnered with TTSUD to provide bus transportation for more than 280 juniors from three area high schools. Florian’s Fine Wine and Specialty Foods is providing a lunch barbecue for the students, and several local businesses have donated prizes for a raffle.
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The Rotary Club of Truckee was chartered on Feb. 14, 1978 and has a membership of nearly 100 active members who share a compelling sense of duty to their community. The club supports local organizations and returns more than $80,000 annually to the community through grants, services, events and special funding. For more information, visit http://www.truckeerotary.com.