SUNSHINES: THANK YOU LETTERS
Library’s book sale a big successTo the editor:The Friends of the Truckee Library would like to thank the community for their participation and donated books at our annual book sale to raise money to help the Truckee Library. Your response was overwhelming this year.We’d like to thank the Best Western Truckee Tahoe Inn, Bookshelf at Hooligan Rocks, Tahoe Forest Hospital and the Sierra Sun for their continued support on our most successful sale yet. And a special thank you to the many volunteers who sorted, stacked, shlepped and sold books and stuff all day long. We couldn’t have done it without you.Friends of the Truckee LibraryRec Dept. thanks Triathlon supportersTo the editor:The Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District has just completed its first Annual Junior Triathlon. Sixteen boys and girls participated in this year’s triathlon. This would not have been possible without the help of local businesses and volunteers.The following people volunteered their time for the event: Linda Anderson, Paula Ridgley, Thomas Barbara and Kristine Hannah, Eric and Danielle Johnson, Felicia Tenorio, Erica Rice, Frank Tenorio, Betsy Taylor, Dan O’ Gorman, Tyson Draeger, Lifeguards, Brighton Anderson and Robert Reidinger.The following businesses also helped to sponsor the event: High Sierra Fitness, Pinnacle Mortgage, Safeway, Albertons, Atomic Printing, Mt. Hardware & Sports, The Back Country, Rite Aid and Porters Ski & Sport.Thank you to everyone for giving the youth in our community the chance to experience the sport of triathlon.In addition, the Reno Renegades won the first Ultimate Coed Frisbee League in Truckee. The winning team consisted of: Julie Staford, Rozena Brecke, Michael Coleman, Shane Smiah, Bob Fone, Josh Romeis, Matt Puevance and Sol Feinberg. Thanks to all of the teams that made the league’s inaugural season a success.Angelo TenorioRecreation CoordinatorCards and letters much appreciatedTo the editor:I want to thank the many, friends of James W. Miller, Sr., for their overwhelming show of love and support and for all the cards and letters we have received during our time of grief. Jim loved Truckee and Donner Lake; this was where his heart was and where he felt he belonged. We know that he will be here still, in our memories and in the memories of his friends.Mrs. Sandie MillerRodeo queen thanks her constituentsTo the editor:I’d like to send out a special thank you to all of my sponsors that have helped me make my dream of becoming Truckee Championship Rodeo Queen come true.Thank you to Truckee Overhead Door, Meek’s Lumber and Mark Lewis, Lil and Don Schaller, Ross Brunson, Greg Hines Construction, BB Transport, Grand Floor Designs, Inc., Sierra Mountain Mortgage, The Pink Panthers, the Shaffers, Fielder & Sonnenburg CPA, the Collinsons, Tony Hardy Construction, Paul Mehren, Plumas Bank, the Jues, Chris Folk, Windward Luv, Vicky, Lilly, Terri Smith, the Burkes, Lonnie and Larry the Cowboy Poet, Helen Schwartz, Kim Lynn, Jim Yates Glass and the Russons.Thank you all. I could not have done it without you.Lindsey Hines2001 Truckee Rodeo Queen
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