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Foodie news: Lake Mary Excellence in Ed and Truckee Donner Historical dinners

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TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212;-Editorand#8217;s note: E-mail your dining news to, subject: Dining news. Recipes, kitchen tips, gluten-free news, events all welcome. Attach images as high-resolution jpegs with identification, description and photo credit.

Lake Mary Dinner to benefit

Tahoe Truckee Excellence in Education Foundation

Supporting the Tahoe Truckee Excellence in Education Foundation is a tasty proposition Friday, Sept. 16, 5:30-9 p.m. at lovely Lake Mary, just a few minutes outside of Truckee on Donner Summit. Hosted by Sugar Bowl Ski Resort, diners may select from a great menu that features everything from grilled chicken linguini pasta to lobster tail and Manila clam boil. For more information on menu and to make reservations, call 530-426-7002, or visit For more information on Excellence in Education, please call 530-550-7984 or visit

The Tahoe Truckee Excellence in Education Foundation is a private, nonprofit corporation supporting excellence in local schools by creating a partnership between the business community and the studentsand#8217; future. The Foundation raises money and provides grants, resources and partnerships to benefit students and teachers grades kindergarten through 12. The fundraising programs and#8212; Skiing for Schools, Dining for Schools and Golfing for Schools and#8212; are completely underwritten by local business partners.

Please join the Truckee Donner Historical Society—

On Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 6 p.m., the Truckee Donner Historical Society is hosting their Annual Membership Dinner at The Lodge Restaurant and Pub in Tahoe Donner, 12850 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee.

It will be an elegant evening of spectacular food and wine. Event coordinator Don Colclough has selected a menu that will delight all. A scrumptious surprise dessert will be provided by Linda Beeghly, who is known for making elaborate masterpieces as delicious as they are artful.

No host cocktails at the pub 6 p.m., dinner served at 6:30 p.m.

Dinner includes a glass of wine, Ceasar salad and dessert. Choose from the following entrees: vegetarian pasta, $30; roasted Rocky Junior chicken, $33; salmon, $40; tri tip $36. Make your entree selection, and check payable to T.D.H.S., P.O. BOX 893, Truckee, CA 96160, no later than Sept. 17.

You may also e-mail your RSVP to or 530-587-1343. Seating is limited, reserve now.

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