Thanks to Truckee voters for supportTo the editor:I am writing to express my thanks for all who have supported me over the last four years and through these last months for my campaign for re-election to the Truckee Town Council.Thanks are in order to my family for their understanding and patience; to my contributors and volunteers who have donated money and time (some are one and the same) for my re-election bid.And a special thanks to our community of Truckee. You have talked with me, offered your support and your vote of trust and confidence to represent you on our Town Council. It is this support that has allowed me to serve the last four years and the next four years on your behalf. Finally, thanks and good luck to my fellow candidates and council members. Truckee is a great place to be.Josh SusmanTruckeeThanks to help with soccer tournamentTo the editor:The Tahoe Truckee High School Womens Soccer team would like to thank all of the wonderful sponsors who helped support their sixth annual Micro-6 Soccer Tournament. This tournament was a huge success, with 21 teams participating.This success would not have been possible without the help of our grand sponsors: First Realty, Internet Auto & Rent Sales, Sierra Mountain Mortgage Truckee Rents, Ward Young Architecture and Planning, W&T Graphix, Sugar Bowl, Donner Pines Market, Albertsons, Taco Station, Porters Ski & Sport, Treat Box Bakery, Ames Deli Mart, Truckee River Coffee Roasting, Port of Subs, San Jose Earthquakes and Downtown Merchants Association.Special thanks to Dan O’Gorman for his expertise in field scheduling, Mountain Hardware and Sports for their donation of field supplies, also the endless list of parent volunteers, too long to list, but you know who you are – give yourself a pat on the back.TTHS Women’s Soccer TeamHomecoming princess family thanks helpersTo the editor:We would like to thank Darryl, Lori, Lauren and Jesse Nauman for being a surrogate family to Samantha Waters, freshman homecoming princess.We are fortunate to have you to provide her ride and escort her at halftime. Thank you!Barry, Janeth and Kelsey WatersTruckeeLions Club helps drug preventionTo the editor:Sierra Mountain Middle School would like to thank the Lions Club for their very generous support of our annual anti-drug, alcohol and tobacco posters, written and illustrated by our students. The Lions Club judges the posters and awards savings bonds to the top four students whose posters are chosen.Thanks to the Lions Club contributing a motivational incentive, Sierra Mountain is able to encourage their students to produce anti-drug, alcohol and tobacco slogans in an artistic and creative fashion. Thank you.Sierra Mountain Middle SchoolCounseling departmentBlood andmarrow drivea big successTo the editor:Zachary Hanham and his family want to thank the Truckee community for all their support at the blood and marrow drive Oct. 17. The Sacramento Medical Foundation Blood Center of Sacramento and their staff were all wonderful to work with. The volunteers were Lori Heath and Cathy Nason. They made sure everyone was comfortable and attended the children while the parents gave blood.Refreshments were donated by Safeway and Sacramento Blood Center.I can’t thank the Sierra Sun enough, especially Abby Hutchison. The Noon Truckee Rotary Club also supports the blood drive in Truckee.Remember to put on your calendar the next blood and marrow drives in Truckee, April 24, July 24 and Oct. 16, 2001.Everyone keep Zachary in your prayers. The family will keep in touch with Truckee about his journey.The McKinney, Hanham and McCarthy familiesTruckeeHarvest Festival volunteers are thankedTo the editor:The staff at Glenshire Elementary would like to thank our wonderful parent-teacher organization, caring community volunteers, and especially Joe and Julie McGinley for a successful and fun-filled Harvest Festival. We look forward to the event becoming an annual Glenshire tradition.The staff of Glenshire Elementary SchoolSanitary district does a great jobTo the editor:I would like to commend the employees of the Truckee Sanitary District for their open communication, compassion and willingness to go that extra mile to satisfy one of their many customers. Denny, Rocco, John, Rod and many others whose names I never knew were extremely cooperative and innovative in repairing a sewer pipe located under a very special part of my husband’s garden. It is a comfort to know that we have an agency of human beings who genuinely care. Actions do truly speak louder than words.Susan M. BeauchampTruckee

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