Active Adults: Truckee event raised needed funds for Meals on Wheels program
TRUCKEE and#8212; Through the community support and local service clubs the Sierra Senior Center annual Spaghetti and Bingo bash raised more than $20,000. In addition to great food, the silent auction, raffle and BINGO put a smile on many faces.
The black-out BINGO winner was Mark Tomasello.
An unnamed individual won $1,200 in BINGO.
The grand prize winner for the Mt. View Hotel and Spa was Joe McGinity, which included a two-night stay in Calistoga for two, with two massages, three-course dinner, wine tasting and passes to Old Faithful Geyser
Pat Callahan won Disneyland passes for four.
Nona Jacobsen won a round of golf at Resort at Squaw Creek with cart for two.
Food donations for appetizers or items for the Pasta Feed were given by Cottonwood, Dragonfly, Fireside Pizza, Joe Foster – US Foods, Margaret Holmes – Tahoe Forest Hospital, Ritz-Carlton Highlands Lake Tahoe, Moodyand#8217;s, Safeway – Truckee and Truckee Sourdough.
Sponsors were Al Pombo, Inc; Martis Camp; McDonalds; Rock N Rose, Inc; and the Sierra Sun. Porter and Simon kept the crowd laughing as official emcees. Jody Sweet from Cabin Fever provided entertainment, with the following service clubs on support: Optimists, PEO Sisterhood,Soroptimis Club, Sunrise Rotary, Tahoe City Rotary, Truckee Host Lions Club, Truckee Noon Rotary and Truckee Vice (high school children who helped clean up).
Special mention goes to Dan Oand#8217;Gorman who volunteers his time and energy every year to the assist with the smooth sailing of this event.
With volunteers and participants, more than 500 people in attended this year.
Feb. 25: Come and celebrate January birthdays at lunch
Feb. 28: Bingo with TTUSD children 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the community dining room
Visit http://www.ttseniorscouncil.org for information.