Rotary Club of Truckee and High Fives Non-Profit Foundation announce the 18th Annual Crab Feed |

Rotary Club of Truckee and High Fives Non-Profit Foundation announce the 18th Annual Crab Feed

Special to the Sun

TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; Each year the Rotary Club of Truckee selects a local nonprofit group to run the silent auction at the annual Crab and Pasta Feed which is slated for Mar. 19 this year. The Rotary Club of Truckee is pleased to announce that the Crab Feed auction will benefit the High Fives Non-Profit Foundation. In addition to the traditional live auction, this yearand#8217;s event will include a performance by comedian Rick Dand#8217;elia.

and#8220;Growing up my father was a member of Rotary and I played in the Rotary-sponsored youth basketball league back in Vermont. It has always been a goal of mine to be involved with Rotary. High Fives is flattered to have been selected as the benefactor for the Crab Feed,and#8221; said Roy Tuscan, president and co-founder of High Fives Non-Profit Foundation.

High Fives will be the recipient of all proceeds raised from the live auction at the crab feed. Previously, nonprofits that have participated in this event have earned from $4,000 to $16,000 for their cause. The event will be held on March 19 at the Truckee Community Recreation Center, where Rotary will provide both the venue and bidding audience. It is a great night of juicy Dungeness crab, a live auction, comedy with incredible prizes, and the always entertaining Truckee local social scene.

The bar will open at 5 p.m, followed by a dinner buffet, 6-7 p.m, comedian Rick Dand#8217;elia will perform at 7 p.m. and the auction will follow at 8 p.m. Tickets are available for $40 for adults and $20 for children 16 and under. Tickets can be purchased through any Rotarian or by calling Steve Randall at 530-582-7720.

Founded by Roy Tuscany, the Tahoe-based organization is dedicated to raising money and awareness for athletes who have suffered a life altering injury while pursuing their dream in the winter action sports community. For more information visit