‘Celebrity Baggers’ in Truckee June 3 | SierraSun.com

‘Celebrity Baggers’ in Truckee June 3

Truckee Safewayand#8217;s and#8220;Celebrity Baggerand#8221; event will feature Mayor Carolyn Wallace Dee and local celebrities to support Safewayand#8217;s annual Prostate Cancer Awareness campaign Thursday, June 3, 11 a.m. to noon. Celebrities will bag groceries to raise donations. Since 2001, the company and its customers have raised more than $54 million to fund Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) cancer research. Safewayand#8217;s annual campaign has played a key role in significantly raising awareness and funding for research and#8212; two factors that have helped reduce the prostate cancer mortality rate.

Celebrities include Mayor Carolyn Wallace Dee; Lindsay Romack, DJ, 101.5 KTKE; Officer Jeff Safford of the Truckee Police Department; Chris Banovich, Chef/Owner, North Tahoe Catering; Billy McCullough, Chef/Owner, Dragonfly and Jim Hood, Vice President, Truckee Donner Railroad Society. Smokey the Bear will be on site to meet and greet customers.

Safeway invites all shoppers to meet the celebrities and they can also make a donation to the Prostate Cancer Foundation at 11290 Donner Pass Road, Truckee.

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