Tahoe/Truckee leadership program participants plan todayandamp;#8217;s Sierra Sun news section | SierraSun.com

Tahoe/Truckee leadership program participants plan todayandamp;#8217;s Sierra Sun news section

Paul ThibodeauSpecial to the Sun
Photo by Jenell Schwab The group discusses todayandamp;#8217;s front page during Thursday afternoonandamp;#8217;s session. From left, Paul Thibodeau, Sierra Nevada College; Amanda Birchenough, Tahoe Donner Association; Kristen Lew, Sugar Bowl Academy; Michael Lavallee, Town of Truckee; Nathan Chorey, Auerbach Engineering; and Rachel Lyons, Granite Peak Management.
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TAHOE/TRUCKEE andamp;#8212; The North Tahoe-Truckee Leadership Program gives local professionals a chance to develop leadership skills and become involved in our local communities.Participants in the program all love living and working in the area, and the six-month course provides an opportunity to meet other professionals, hear about local issues and plan and execute projects to help make a difference in our community.Six of the programandamp;#8217;s participants were present Thursday at the Sunandamp;#8217;s Truckee office to plan and edit todayandamp;#8217;s news section as part of the paperandamp;#8217;s third annual Editors for a Day exercise.Other projects this year include encouraging small business development in the area, affordable housing options for local professionals, providing education on home fire safety, building a young professionals networking organization and creating a regionally grown food distribution network.Learn more about the projects on Thursday, May 31, at 2:30 p.m. at the North Tahoe Events Center in Kings Beach. Visit http://www.tahoetruckeeleadership.com to learn more about the program.