Tahoe League for Charity presents grant awards to 12 local non-profits | SierraSun.com

Tahoe League for Charity presents grant awards to 12 local non-profits

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TAHOE CITY, Calif. andamp;#8212; The Fifty-five women of the Tahoe League for Charity (TLC) made andamp;#8220;Itandamp;#8221; happen at their annual July Win for Charity fundraiser with auctions, raffles and hard work. More than $6,500 was generated for grants to be awarded to nonprofit community organizations. An additional $8,000 was earmarked for scholarships to North Lake Tahoe and Truckee high school scholars.At the Tahoe League for Charityandamp;#8217;s November meeting at Jakeandamp;#8217;s on the Lake, representatives from 10 of the 12 recipients spoke briefly about their goals and how the funds would be utilized. Grants Chairman, Ellen McBride then proudly presented the checks on behalf of the membership. The awardees and representatives were American Association of University Womenandamp;#8217;s Tech Trek program accepted by Meredith Rosenberg; Adventure Risk Challenge, Shelly Gorin; the Bear League, Anne Bryant; Boys andamp; Girls Club, Isabelle Wilson; Kings Beach Friends of the Library, Carolyn Pretzer and Suzy Shoberg; North Tahoe Arts, Karen Ellis; North Tahoe Family Resource Center, Meredith Rosenberg; Project MANA, George LeBard; Tahoe Community Nursery School, Angela Bruno and Wylie Animal Rescue Foundation, Connie Nowlin. Unable to attend the luncheon were Disabled Sports USA and Sierra Senior Service.TLC President Nileta Morton said: andamp;#8220;This monthandamp;#8217;s program and presentation gave all of us a great chance to see the people who will be using the money we gave to them and to know our efforts are appreciated and needed.andamp;#8221;Tahoe League for Charity is a nonprofit organization whose primary purpose is to provide financial assistance to truly needy people/groups and environmental concerns in the community. Meeting luncheons are held monthly at Jakeandamp;#8217;s on the Lake, Boatworks Mall, Tahoe City. For membership information, contact Margy at 530-525-5255.andamp;#8212; Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.com

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