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RibFest and Relay announced

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Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.comCan you barbecue better than this? Two-time award-winning Resort at Squaw Creek chefs display Truckee RibFest fare. The Truckee Fatherandamp;#8217;s Day RibFest is a Relay for Life Truckee-Tahoe fundraiser.
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TRUCKEE, Calif. andamp;#8212; Itandamp;#8217;s time for ribs, rods and rock-n-roll at the Truckee Fatherandamp;#8217;s Day RibFest andamp; BBQ, June 17, noon-4 p.m. at the Tri Counties Bank Plaza, 12047 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. The event promises to be an affordable, fun family event with mouth-watering barbecued ribs and other choices to suit everyoneandamp;#8217;s appetite. Better yet, fire up your grill and be the best darn rib cook of the day. There will be judges trophies for the winners, with two-year winner Resort at Squaw Creekandamp;#8217;s Six Peaks Grille is returning this year. In exchange for a $250 donation to Relay all contestants must provide their own ribs, cookers, booth, etc. and must be permitted with Nevada County Health Department.There will be entertainment and activities including a beer garden, live music, kids corner, arts and craft concessions and a line up of classic cars.This event is in support of Truckee-Tahoeandamp;#8217;s Relay for Life. Relay For Life is a life-changing event that gives everyone in communities across the globe a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost and fight back against the disease.Signature sponsors Tri Counties Bank Plaza and Morrison Sales Team, plus sponsors Sears Hometown Store, Tri Counties Bank and Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce extend a warm invitation for your business to participate in the Truckee RibFest andamp; BBQ.Please call 530-587-8808 or email info@truckee.com if you would like to have a food or concession booth, volunteer, sponsor or just get more information. Check out truckeeribfest.com or find them on Facebook!At this time, Smokeyandamp;#8217;s Kitchen, Auburn Barbecue, Taco Station, Loonandamp;#8217;s Lemonade, Dorindaandamp;#8217;s Chocolates and Susieandamp;#8217;s Aprons have signed up to participate and to support this yearandamp;#8217;s Relay For Life of Truckee Tahoe fundraiser.The Deckhands, whose members include Pete Nevin, Ed Platt, Norman Garand, Randy Humphreys, Robert Bousquet and Ray Poage will rock the RibFest crowd with tunes a la Jimmy Buffet, Tom Petty, the Grateful Dead and the Amazing Rhythm Aces. They have performed live in Truckee and the surrounding area for years and dedicated themselves to supporting Relay For Life Truckee Tahoe-Tahoe. Sheldon Felich andamp; Friends will perform old time rock-n-roll.The Truckee Tahoe community will participate in the American Cancer Societyandamp;#8217;s Relay For Life Truckee Tahoe July 14-15, 9 a.m.-9 a.m. to help fund money for groundbreaking research to one day find a cure for cancer and help lend support to those who need it most during their battle, from driving to and from treatment to educating and empowering cancer patients and their loved ones when questions need to be answered, to helping build self-esteem with the Look Good Feel Good Program and many other areas. During the July 14-15, 24-hour event, team members take turns walking the track, all day and all night, because cancer doesnandamp;#8217;t sleep. They do their best to celebrate those who are fighting the fight and also their caregivers, they remember those who have been so brave but lost the battle, and they send the message to fight back against this horrible disease by helping pass laws that fight cancer and by rallying communities to join the fight. Hope is what they are all about. Relay for Life hopes one day everyone will see an end to this disease. Call 1-800-227-2345 for information, day-to-day and emotional help.


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