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Dining for Schools Cards on sale now

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TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. andamp;#8212; Tahoe Truckee Excellence in Education Foundationandamp;#8217;s Dining for Schools cards are on sale, offering card-holders entre discounts 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 three new restaurants to the program this year, West Shore Caf, Stella at the Cedar House and Rocker@Squaw. 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. 11-Dec. 15, 2011 and April 15-June 15, 2012. Several restaurants offer an extended period from Jan. 8-March 29, 2012.Participating restaurants include: 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, Moodyandamp;#8217;s Bistro andamp; Lounge, Pacific Crest, Pianeta, Pizza on the Hill, PlumpJack Caf, Rainbow Lodge, River Grill, River Ranch, Rocker@Squaw, Rosieandamp;#8217;s Caf, Rubicon Pizza, Sandyandamp;#8217;s Pub at Squaw Creek, Summit Restaurant at Soda Springs, Stella at the Cedar House, Sunnyside, Six Peaks Grille at Squaw Creek, The Soule Domain, Twenty-Two Bistro andamp; Bar, The Lodge at Tahoe Donner, Village Pizzeria, West Shore Caf, Wild Goose, Wolfdaleandamp;#8217;s and Zanoandamp;#8217;s.The cards are available at Porters Sport locations (Tahoe City and Truckee), Save Mart (Tahoe City and Truckee) and 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.Celebrating its 17th year, Dining for Schools 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. The Tahoe Truckee Excellence in Education Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization that supports quality public education within the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District. Each year the Foundation raises money and provides grants, resources and partnerships to benefit students, teachers and the educational community as a whole.