Tahoe/Truckee Dining for Schools cards on sale Aug. 27 | SierraSun.com

Tahoe/Truckee Dining for Schools cards on sale Aug. 27

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TRUCKEE, Calif. andamp;#8212; Tahoe Truckee Excellence in Education Foundationandamp;#8217;s Dining for Schools Cards go on sale Aug. 27, 2010, offering card holders discounts on meals at 43 local restaurants. Each card purchase raises money for the foundation, which supports the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District. The foundation is pleased to welcome two new restaurants to the program this year, Christy Hill in Tahoe City and Pizza on the Hill in Tahoe Donner.The Dining for Schools Card costs $45 and entitles the bearer to 50 percent off any individual dinner entree at each participating restaurant in the Truckee and North Tahoe area. The card is non-transferable but may be used an unlimited number of times at any participating restaurant during the valid period. Cards are valid Sunday through Thursday only, (holidays excluded) Sept. 12 – Dec. 16, 2010, and April 10 – June 9, 2011. Several restaurants offer an extended period from Jan. 2 andamp;#8211; March 31, 2011.Participating restaurants include: Baxterandamp;#8217;s Bistro andamp; Lounge, Blue Agave, Caliente, Cottonwood, Christy Hill, Dining Room at Sugar Bowl, Dragonfly, El Toro Bravo, Evergreen, Fifty-Fifty Brewing Co., Fireside Pizza, Gar Woods Grill andamp; Pier on the Lake, Grahamandamp;#8217;s at Squaw Valley, Jakeandamp;#8217;s on the Lake, Jasonandamp;#8217;s Beachside Grille, JAX at the Tracks, Las Panchitas, Mamasake, Manzanita at The Ritz-Carlton, Mikuni Japanese Restaurant andamp; Sushi Bar, Montagna at Squaw Creek, Moodyandamp;#8217;s Bistro andamp; Lounge, Pacific Crest, Pianeta, Pizza on the Hill, PlumpJack Caf, Rainbow Lodge, River Grill, River Ranch, Rosieandamp;#8217;s Caf, Rubicon Pizza, Sandyandamp;#8217;s Pub at Squaw Creek, Summit Restaurant at Soda Springs, Sunnyside, Six Peaks Grille at Squaw Creek, The Soule Domain, TCandamp;#8217;s Pub at Northstar, Twenty-Two Bistro andamp; Bar, The Lodge at Tahoe Donner, Village Pizzeria, Wild Goose, Wolfdaleandamp;#8217;s and Zanoandamp;#8217;s.Cards are available at Porterandamp;#8217;s Sport locations (Tahoe City, Truckee and Incline Village), Save Mart (Truckee and Tahoe City) Safeway (Truckee and Kings Beach), Mountain Hardware and online at http://www.ExinEd.org. Please call 530-550-7984 or visit http://www.ExinEd.org for inquiries.This is the 17th year for Dining for Schools, which raises more than $40,000 annually for the foundation. Funds generated through the program go directly back to local school programs through grants and partnerships to benefit students, teachers and the educational community as a whole.andamp;#8212; Submitted to the Sun via kmacmillan@sierrasun.com.